At present, more and more people are willing to use Voice Memos app to record any audio and save it to iPhone. The simplicity makes it easy to record an inspiring lecture, an important interview, a pleasing sound of nature like the pitter-patter of rain, etc. However, losing such voice memos on your iPhone is very common, which can be an iOS update failure, an accidental deletion, etc.

You may wonder is that possible to recover lost voice memos from iPhone, and then answer is definitely yes. To help you get out of the trouble, here we’re going to present you with 3 possible solutions to recover deleted voice memos from iPhone, no matter you have a backup or not.

Part 1. Retrieve iPhone Voice Memos by Fully Restoring iTunes Backup

The first method is to use iTunes app to restore your iTunes backup on the premise that you have synced your iPhone data to the computer and it happened to have contained the lost voice memos you want. Recovering lost iPhone voice memos from iTunes backup is very easy, but it will replace all current data on your device. You'd better back up your existing data first, to avoid further data loss. If you're ready, here is how:

Step 1. Open iTunes app and connect iPhone to your computer;

Step 2. Once your device is detected by iTunes successfully, hit the iPhone icon and go to the "Summary" > "Restore Backup...", or just directly go head to "File" > "Device" > "Restore from Backup..." ;

Step 3. Next choose the backup file you'd like to restore and then click the "Restore" button to start restoring. Wait a while until the process bar ends.

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