I deleted my video by mistake from my iPhone. Unfortunately, I don't have a backup. My friend advised me to mount the iPhone as a drive using explorer in Windows and Mountain Lion. I tried, but I failed. Is there any other way to restore my file?
It's inevitable for iPhone users to mistakenly delete videos, photos, notes, etc. due to different reasons. Therefore, to figure out how to undelete data from these devices becomes urgent. When you encounter this problem, do not worry because there are two ways for you to get them back: recover from iTunes backup, or undelete from iPhone itself. The difference is that you need to have an iTunes backup on your computer when you adopt the first way.
The prerequisite is an iPhone video recovery tool: iOS Data Recovery. this program allow you to directly scan your iPhone to undelete video on it, and extract iTunes backup on your computer to get video out of it. The program won't do harm to your device or iTunes backup file. Wondershare makes it easy to recover your video files in nearly any format to play on your iPhone.
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Note: For iPad 1 uses, even if you don't have an iTunes backup, both versions can help to undelete video directly from iPad 1.
For iPhone 2/3/4 and iPhone mini users, you can undelete video via iTunes backup if you have synced your device to iTunes or made a backup.
Let's try how to undelete iPhone video with iOS Data Recovery(Windows) in steps. Mac users also can take a similar way.
Tutorial: How to Recover Video on iPhone
Step 1.Select recovery mode
Install and run the program on your computer and the program will show you two recovery modes:"Recover from iOS device" and "Recover from iTunes backup file". According to the type of your iPhone, select one recovery mode. Here is to Recover from iOS Device is for iPhone 1.
Recover from iTunes Backup File is for all iPhones.
Step 2.Scan your iPhone or extract the iTunes backup file
Recover from iTunes Backup File: Here you'll see all iTunes backup files for your iOS devices. Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan"to extract it. If there is more than one, choose the one with the latest date.
Recover from iOS Device: You need to connect your iPhone to your computer first, and don't run iTunes. Then follow the above 3-step instruction to enter device scanning mode and directly undelete photos from iPhone. From the following steps:
1. Hold your iPhone and click "Start" button.
2. Pressing "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds. The software will count down for you.
3. After 10 seconds, release "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 10 seconds
4. After another 10 seconds, you'll be informed that you've successfully entered the system and you can release the Home button now. At the same time, the program will begin scanning your iPhone for lost data.
Step 3.Preview & Undelete video from iPhone
After scanning, you can preview all the contents that the program's found and listed in categories. Actually, you can preview all data in it, except the video. It doesn't matter. You can watch them after saving them on your computer. Mark those you want and click "Recover". That's all the steps.
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