Top 11 Common Causes of iPhone Data Loss and Recovery Way
Data loss of iPhone is an unpleasant experience. Because losing important files always costs lots of time and money to get it fixed. You think it will never happen to you, yet iPhone data loss is an issue we all have struggled with in our everyday routine. We rely on our iPhone in our lives. It may feel like we've lost a major part of our self. So knowing the most common causes of data loss can help you to prevent and avoid it in the future.
The causes of data loss are varied and here we are just iPhone SE/6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5 S/5C/4S/4/3GS, iPad Por, iPad Air 2, iPad 4/3/2/1, etc.
users even iPad and iPod users, include
The main Reasons Why You Lost iPhone Data
1. Hardware or System Malfunctions
According to a survey of data loss's causes, more than two-fifth of users lose data because of hardware or system malfunctions. It is the most common cause of data loss. Absolutely, the hardware or system malfunctions can be shown in many forms, such as electrical failure, head crash, controller failure, etc.
Tip: - Handle with your device properly and keep it work in safe, dry and dust-free areas. And choose a low-traffic location for it.
- Using an uninterrupted power supply to reduce the risk of data loss because of power failure.
2. Physical Damage
Another common cause of iPhone data loss is the physical damage of the device, such as dropping into water, falling onto ground, spilling coffee, etc. are the most fragile parts of with iTunes for backup. Damages caused by liquid on to the device have become more often as well.
Tip: Be careful to keep your iDevice in a safe place and always remember to sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod with iTunes for backup.
3. Accidental Deletion
The top risk of losing data on iPhone is deleting files without having any backup available. While most iPhone users don't want to admit it, one of the most common reasons for data loss is user error. Most users may delete photos, videos, contacts, text messages, etc. from iPhone, iPad or iPod by pressing the wrong button.
Tip: Every time when you need to delete files from iPhone devices, just keep in mind to check carefully they are the exact ones you want to delete.
4. Jailbreak Failure
Jailbreak, especially the failed one would cause data loss of your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Besides, jailbreaking your iPhone devices voids the warranty, and this operation often got stuck in DFU mode. Thus, you may end with having no access to your data.
Tip: Before you decide to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod, be sure that you are able to do it in right way, otherwise it's risky that you will lose your data stored on that device.
5. iOS Upgrade
Many users may have encountered the data loss after update iOS versions even after restoring the rest of the device's settings as in the norm.
Tip: Remember to back up your iPhone data to iTunes or iCloud every time before you try to update your iPhone.
6. iOS System Crash
iOS crashing like camera library, mail or contact app crashing will put your iPhone into blank screen with Apple logo in white. Then you find all your photos, contacts were gone after it came back.
Tip: Till now, there seems to be no actual reason for this white Apple logo of death. Maybe you should be careful when installing some unsecure App on your iPhone.
7. Restore to Factory Settings
Restoring your iPhone to factory settings may remove all of your personal information although it retains some of its apps.
Tip: Remember to backup your iPhone data before you restore factory settings. If you forget to backup, refer to the last part of the content to recover the lost data of iPhone.
8. iOS Device Loss
The device loss here may refer to losing the iDevices is stolen. It is a real tragedy to lose both iDevices and data at the same time, while traveling, you may leave your iDevices unattended, lose it in an airport, coffee shops or any other crowded place. Yes, new iDevices cost some money, but very often the data saved to iOS devices is even more expensive.
Tip: Pay attention to put your iOS device in safe place and as far as possible away from the crowds of people.
9. Replacing iOS Device Battery
Since all flash memory (except RAM) in iPhone device is retained without power, replacing the battery has the same effect as resetting your device, which will erase your files on it.
Tip: You'd better to improve your iPhone battery is you can.
10. iOS Virus Attack and Malware
Sometimes if you got virus attack on your iPhone, you may also lose the data. You know that iPhone viruses can slow down your device and steal credit card information. In fact, iPhone viruses or other malware also can spread like wild fire causing partial or complete damage to your important data.
Tip: Therefore, it is essential that you should install a good antivirus software and keep it updated.
Be careful when installing Apps on the device.
11. Device Locked by Forgotten Password
If you have set a password on iPhone to protect your personal information but unfortunately forgot the password, you may get stuck in the locked screen and have no access to your data.
Tip: Write down the password and keep it in a safe place to avoid forgetting the password.
How to Recover iOS Data if You Deleted It from iPhone/iPad/iPod?
No matter how much attention you have paid to protect your data from losing, it happens sometimes. If that happens to you one day, you can simply try a remedy to recover the lost data from your iPhone/iPad/iPod in a few clicks. In a word, do not let accidents hit you unexpectedly, make backups of your iOS data, it is the best way to prevent iOS data loss.
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