"I forgot my iPhone 6s screen lock password. Now iTunes won't recognize it somehow. I need to get my data like contacts, text messages, photos back now to set up a local backup file on PC! Is there any way that I can get them back without using my phone?"
Like the case above, many of us might be locked out of our device once or twice because of entering the wrong screen lock passcode. Needless to say, it makes it more difficult to backup iPhone data on computer when the device is locked. However, when there’s a will there’s a way. A program called iPhone Data Recovery is able to access and recover all iPhone data even though it is locked. Want to know how to backup data on locked iPhone, here is your chance.
iPhone Data Recovery is capable of accessing your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch data through direct or indirect manner. It can not only detect and restore data from a connected iPhone, but also scan and extract iPhone data from backups. All contents including contacts, photos, notes, text messages, call logs, etc. can be recovered, backed up and saved on computer directly. Besides, it is compatible with iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s, etc. Now, download the trial version here and get started!
Tutorials 1: How to Backup Locked iPhone via iTunes
Scan iTunes Backup Files
Install and run iPhone Data Recovery on PC, and then choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File". You need to choose one backup file from the list on the right panel. After that, click on "Start Scan" when you’re ready.
Preview and Recover iPad Data
This program will start to scan your iTunes backup file automatically. Once done, all content found in your iTunes backup will be displayed on the left sidebar in different categories. Click on them one by one to preview and mark down the item you’d like to back up on PC, and then go to "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Tutorials 2: How to Backup Locked iPhone via iCloud
Sign in iCloud Account with Apple ID and Password
Run this program on computer, and then select "Recover from iCloud Backup File". It will ask you to sign in iCloud account with your Apple ID and password.
Download iCloud Backup
When you sign in iCloud account smoothly, you can pick out the latest backup you’ve made on iCloud and then go to "Download". It will take some moments to finish the process.
Preview and Backup Lock iPhone Data on PC
When the whole backup has been downloaded, you will get a scanning result overview on the right panel. To view more specific files from the backup, you can go to the left sidebar of the interface. All data including Camera Roll, Photo Library, Messages, Contacts and more will display in-turn. Preview the files one by one, and mark down the files needed. Finally, you can go to "Recover" to save them on computer.
Now check your computer, you can find that all files selected will be saved on the specific folder. Except for backing up data on Locked iPhone, iPhone Data Recovery allow you to recover data from broken iPhone as well. Lastly, you should always backup your iPhone/iPad/iPod data so that you won’t suffer data loss when your iPhone is lost, locked or broken. Try iPhone Data Recovery if you have any trouble!