Sometimes you have dropped your iPhone on the floor and cracked its screen. iPhone screen may get cracked, shattered with coloured lines or totally black.
Connect your iPhone to the computer and see if your computer can detect it or not. First turn on the iPhone. You can feel it vibrates or hears the sound when iPhone powered on. If someone calls, you hear the ringtone. Import iPhone photos and videos directly to the computer.
Here below given some ways how to backup iPhone with broken touch
Method 1: Use a Logitech Wired Keyboard
Purchase a “Logitech Wired Keyboard – for iPad Lightning Connector” and then to enter a password on the keyboard and backup the phone.
Method 2: Access a broken iPhone using USB Keyboard
- Connect the USB keyboard to the iPhone using the lightning to USB connector.
- To unlock the iPhone type the passcode allowed to use the phone again.
- Connect the iPhone to Mac to set up the backup.
- Activate Siri and ask to turn on voiceover and Bluetooth on iPhone.
- Phone asks which app to activated. Click voiceover activated.
- Using USB keyboard navigate to Settings -> Bluetooth to connect a wireless keyboard.
- Open iTunes and sync iPhone.
Hope this helps to use a broken iPhone.
Method 3: Get Pictures, Contacts, Messages, etc off Broken iPhone/iPad
If you backup broken iPhone with iTunes, the entire data will be encrypted in unreadable formats. Free iPhone Recovery helps you to get data off broken iPhone to the computer and save them as individual files, including pictures, Texts/iMessages, Contacts, Notes, WhatsApp etc.
Steps to backup & recover data from iPhone/iPad with broken screen
Step 1: Run the software on the computer that your broken iPhone/iPad trusted.
Step 2: Connect the cracked device to PC/Mac. Start the scan the device if the utility detects your iPhone. Or skip selecting an old iTunes backup file to extract data.
Step 3: Preview and retrieve photos, contacts, text messages, videos, etc from broken iPhone or iPad and save them as backups on the computer.
Method 4: Recover the Data Direct from your broken iPhone
You might need to restore your iPhone to the factory settings to get it work properly. If you did this, all your information get lost. Use a tool like dr.fone to scan your iPhone and recover data from it. Following are the steps to recover data from your broken iPhone.
Step 1: Download, install and run.
Connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2: From the dr.fone toolkit dashboard, select ‘iOS Data Backup & Restore’.
Step 3: dr.fone will detect your iPhone automatically and select the types of information you want to back up. This process will take few seconds.
Step 4: Click on ‘Backup’ as shown below.
Step 5: Choose ‘Export to PC’.
This is a way to retrieve data from broken iPhone.
Method 5: Recover Data on Broken iPhone from iTunes Backup
Step 1: Choose the Backup and extract it
Click on “Data Recovery” and go to ‘Recover from iTunes Backup Files’ at the top of the first window. In that, you can view all existing files on your computer. You can choose any one of them to recover.
Step 2: Preview and recover whatever you want from the backup
View all data contained in the backup. Click on each item that is photos, messages, contacts, call log etc. Tick any item you want them all back with just a click or two.
Method 6: Recover Broken iPhone Data from iCloud Backup
Step 1: Download and extract the iCloud backup
At the left side of dr.fone’s dashboard, choose the option ‘Recover from iCloud Backup Files’. Sign into your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password. Once signed in, you can see all backup files. Choose one file and download it.
Step 2: Preview and Recover Data on your Broken iPhone via iCloud Backup
You can view all data in an iCloud backup file like photos, contacts, messages etc.