How to recover lost messages, photos, contacts and fix iOS 11 update crashes

This article provides information about “ how to recover lost messages, photos, contacts and also gives solutions for fixing iOS 11 update bugs. To recover the lost data/ file, Phone Rescue really helps to restore the deleted on your iOS device.

Phone Rescue

Phone Rescue is one of the best data recovery and restoration software for the iOS device. The Phone rescue restores nearly 22 file types for the iOS device. It restores Personal data, media data and App data.

About Phone Rescue

  • Recovers the lost data/file.
  • $60 one-time payment.
  • Easy to use and helpful information about the software.
  • Quick response through email.


  1. Restore files like music, videos, contacts, messages, calendar, reminders, camera roll, app documents etc.,
  2. It is simple and easy to use as you can directly copy the text to the frame for restoration.
  3. It also recovers third party applications.


  1. This software comes in both trial and paid version.
  2. The trial version helps to scan the lost data, but it will not recover any lost files. It is to have a look at the software before purchasing (like a trial pack).

Phone Rescue supports on

  1. Windows 10,8,7, Vista, XP(64bit and 32bit).
  2. MacOS High Sierra Beta, MacOS Sierra, OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8

New Features of Phone Rescue software

  1. Restore the recovered photos, App audios and videos directly to the iOS device.
  2. Supports to iCloud backup.
  3. Supports to unchecked encrypted backups.

Step by process to use Phone Rescue software to get back the lost/deleted data.

Requirements for installation

  • RAM Memory: 512MB system memory
  • Hard Disk memory: more than 100MB
  • CPU: Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or above

Step 1: How to get started with Phone Rescue

  1. Open Phone Rescue software on your PC.
  2. Connect your device with your PC using USB cable.
  3. Click on “Recover From iOS Device”.
  4. Once your phone is connected, you can seek help for recovering data.

Home page for PhoneRescue

Note: Only after connecting your device, you can click on to the next process.

Step 2: Scanning process

Analzying data

  1. Select next button and wait until the scanning process gets completed.
  2. After the scanning process, you can see both lost and current data/file on the display frame.
  3. To see only the lost/deleted data, change List all items option to “Only list deleted” on the top of the display board.

Note: You can click on the Stop button  button in between to stop the process.

Step 3: Restoration or Recovery

  1. Click on the file that has to be recovered.
  2. Click on the recover button to restore your file/data.
  3. Once the restoration process is completed, select Click here to view the location of the recovered file.
  4. To go back to the home page select Upward arrow button.



  • Select phone icon to restore the data on your phone (like personal data).
  • Select PC icon to restore the data into your PC/ Mac.

If you find any issues in the connection follow the tips given below:

  • Use a newer version of Phone Rescue software.
  • Check the USB connection. If you see any fault, change your USB cable.
  • Reinstall iTunes.
  • Open your account as the Administrator account on your PC/ Mac.
  • If nothing works visit imobie support web.

 Recovering data/files from different modes

iTunes backup recovery

  • You can backup using iTunes without connecting your iOS device.
  • Recovers data which is lost or damaged.

Note: The deleted/ lost data should be in backup copy for restoring.

iCloud recovery

This recovers the data that is backed up on iCloud. It downloads from the iCloud account to scan the file/data.

iOS Repair Tools

If your phone stops suddenly or goes blank, this will help you to repair your desk. Click on the next button. If there is no problem, it notifies as “ Congrats! Your device works well. There is no need to repair it !”


The steps below show the process after repairing.

  1. iOS device will be updated to latest version.
  2. The data is completely erased from the device.
  3. Restart after repairing.
  4. It restores to jailed status.

DFU mode recovery

It is not a good idea for recovering because it takes too much space and time for scanning. At times it deletes the files while scanning.

Safe Zone

  1. 100% free from Virus and malware problems.
  2. It does not have any third- party apps/programs.
  3. Scanning won’t affect any files/ data.
  4. It seeks permission before entering into this software.

How to exit from Phone Rescue – Tap Exit Ramdisk Mode to come out from the Phone Rescue software.

Fix iOS 11 update crashes

Updating iOS 11 version at times will have some installation problems or some bug issues. Below given some common problems that cause after updating iOS 11 version and also some tips to solve the issue.

ios 11 software update failed

Common issues:

  1. Auto brightness not working properly.
  2. Videos stop while playing.
  3. iCloud backup won’t work.
  4. Touch does not work properly.
  5. Third party apps stop working.
  6. After the installation, you can’t use apps in 32 bits.

Simple tips to solve this issue:

  • Inquire whether your device adopts iOS 11 update.
  • The update needs some extra space. So, make sure you have extra memory capacity.
  • If the phone freezes while updating restart your device.
  1. How to open crashed apps
  • Close the frozen app and open it again.
  • Restart the iOS device and download the newest version of the app.
  • Now the app won’t stuck in between.

Note: If you have the same problem again contact the app developer.

  1. FaceTime not working
  • Update your iOS device if there is any update available.
  • See that the FaceTime is ON.
  • See that your device is on mute.
  • Reload your account and reconnect your FaceTime with the Wi-Fi connection.
  1. iOS device is stuck after updating
  • Press the sleep/ wake button and volume down button until the Apple logo appears.
  • Restart your device.
  • iTunes will fix this issue or restore your device.

Note: Backup your device before restoring.

  1. iTunes issue
  • Use the latest version of iTunes after updating your device.
  • Navigate to Settings-> General -> Restrictions -> Turn Off Restriction.
  • Delete and install iTunes on your device.
  • This will fix the iTunes problems.
  1. Can’t update or open apps

“ can’t download apps from Apple store” if your phone gets this notification create a new Apple ID on your Apple store.

  • Navigate to Settings ->General -> Reset -> Reset all settings.
  • Tap on Settings -> iTunes and App Store -> Password settings. Type the required password.
  • Backup everything and restore your device without using iTunes.

This will also solve your issue.

  1. Battery drains quickly

For some people, after the update, the battery drains quickly and makes you feel worried. Here given some simple steps to solve this problem.

  • Uninstall the apps that make the battery drains battery life.
  • Turn Off the Location services. Go to Settings -> Privacy ->Location services -> Off.
  • Disable Background App Refresh.
  • Restore your device after taking a backup.
  • Shutdown running apps.
  • Reduce the brightness.
  • Turn Off Wifi and Bluetooth.
  • Turn On Airplane mode.
  1. Overheat issue
  • Close all the unwanted tabs and background apps.
  • Sign out from the iCloud account if it is not needed.
  • Turn Off the Wifi connection.


This article gives you information about Phone Rescue software to restore/recover the lost data for your iOS device. It also shares the issues in the update and provides some solutions to fix iOS 11 update crashes. Thank you for reading this article. Keep supporting.

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