iPhone 7(+) Recovery lost data after restoring using iTunes without back up

girdejei

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By mistake my wife connected iPhone 7Plus iOS 12.0.1 to iTunes and restored iPhone with mine iPhones backup. She lost all data from her iPhone and now I can't recovery her data because it never backed up to iTunes or iCloud. Is there any way to recover/access photo's and contacts restored with wrong backup. I've tried many iPhone data recovery tools/programs like Dr.Fone EaseUs and many others but no luck to access any data which was deleted/restored.
 

BugeyeSTI

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If there was never any backups done thru iCloud, iTunes or some other method I’m afraid everything is gone. You can’t recover data that doesn’t exist anymore.
 
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eyoungren

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By mistake my wife connected iPhone 7Plus iOS 12.0.1 to iTunes and restored iPhone with mine iPhones backup. She lost all data from her iPhone and now I can't recovery her data because it never backed up to iTunes or iCloud. Is there any way to recover/access photo's and contacts restored with wrong backup. I've tried many iPhone data recovery tools/programs like Dr.Fone EaseUs and many others but no luck to access any data which was deleted/restored.
All data on the iPhone is encrypted.

When you begin a restore, the previous data is wiped and replaced with the new data and re-encrypted. So, even if you could (and you can't) retrieve the old data there's a matter of it's encryption, which is no longer valid.
 

alphaod

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The way the iPhone is designed, you cannot recover from the phone once it's been wiped (or in your case restored from another backup).