Question: How can I download files from iCloud backup to PC without restoring the whole backup?
As we know, Apple provides us 5GB free storage space to backup our iPhone, iPad, iPod via iCloud. But it not allows you to access the backup files in the iCloud server unless you restore your iDevice from it, so if you want to get some specific and important files from iCloud backup, how can we download the iCloud backup to the computer and selectively extract what you need from iCloud backup?
Therefore, here are three effective ways which allow you to download iPhone/iPad/iPod touch backups from iCloud to PC/Mac easily. Besides, it is also a good way to keep your data safe in case of data loss. Just see the below steps to learn how to download iCloud Backup to PC/Mac.
Step 2. You can access some data from this website such as notes, contacts, and calendars.
Step 3. Click on the data you want to copy to download it.
In fact, it is a normal way for the user to access iCloud and download iPhone backup from iCloud. But this method just limits the access to wide range of data like photo library, notes, contracts etc., so for the other data such as WhatsApp attachments, photo stream or call history, how you can access those data.
Step 2. Once the installation is completed user can sign in with apple ID username and password.
Step 3. Then you will be able to access iCloud backup as the picture shown below.
Note: This method just can allow you to download data like photos or video.
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Support Devices: iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4 that run iOS 10/9.3/8/7
All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad
iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4
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Mac OS X 10.12 (MacOS Sierra), 10.11(El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9(Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, or 10.6
Steps to access iCloud backup and download iCloud backup
Step 1. Download and install iPhone Data Recovery (iCloud backup downloader) on your computer.
Step 2. Choose recovery modeAfter running program on your computer, choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode and enter your iCloud account information to log in.
Step 3. Download iCloud BackupAfter logging in, select the iCloud backup file you need to recover data from and click Download to download it first.
Then you can select the file types you want to recover, which will help you save the time to download and scan the data you actually don’t need.
Step 4. Preview and save the data you need to your computer.After the scan process is finished, we can select the data type we need and preview them first. It supports to preview almost all the data type you have in iCloud. Check the data you need and click Recover the save the data to your computer.
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