Working with iCloud backups

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Adding iCloud backups

To start working with iCloud backups:

1.In the Backups Library pane, click the Acquire data for Applle iOS device icon apple_icon.

2.In the opened menu, click the Download iCloud backup icon load_icloud_backup_icon.

3.In the opened window, enter your Apple ID and password or authentication token, extracted via EPB. Click Sign in.

NOTE: If the Apple ID is protected with two-factor authentication, you need to confirm sending the verification code to all of your trusted devices or to your phone.

 

iCloud_login

 

4.If the Apple ID is protected with two-step verification, verify your account by selecting one of the following authentication types:

Secure Code: in the Trusted device field, select a phone number or a trusted device to which the code will be sent, click Get code, and then enter the received 4-digit code in the Secure code field.

Recovery Key: enter a 14-character key generated in the Apple account settings.

  Click Verify.  

 

iCloud_login_2

 

 

If the Apple ID is protected with two-factor authentication, the following message will be displayed after entering Apple ID and password:

 

message_for_verification_code

 

Click OK in the message, enter the 6-digit code in the Secure code field, and then click Sign in.

 

2fa_iCloud

 

You can select the Save user credentials for future sessions option when logging in. If this option is selected, the entered login and password will be saved to be quickly added into corresponding fields during next login.

 

Please note that after logging in the authentication token is saved and the Secure code is no longer required to be entered for the account in case of two-step verification or two-factor authentication.

 

4. Once the backup is downloaded and iCloud data is processed, the following Apple ID information is displayed:

 

Display name

Apple Id

Person Id

Auth Type

Storage Total Size

Storage Used Size

 

Cloud_backup

 

The lower part of the window displays the information about backed up devices linked to the target Apple Id, their names and device types, as well as the following information:

 

Apple Id

Unique device

Product Type

Serial number

Backup date (according to the time zone and date format defined on the local PC)

Backup size

 

 

Click the target device in the Backups Library to the left. The following device information is displayed:

 

Device name

Display name

Apple Id

Unique device

Product Type

Serial number

Backup date (according to the time zone and date format defined on the local PC)

Backup size

 

Cloud_device

 

The lower part of the window shows all WhatsApp backups available for the selected device with the following information:

 

Apple Id

Phone number

Unique device

Full user name

Client version

Status

Size

 

 

Viewing data

When you select the target WhatsApp backup in the Backups Library, the lower part of the window displays all plugins available (some of them might be disabled if there is no appropriate information in backup):

 

Calls

Contacts

Media

Messages

 

Click the plugin icon to view the contents.

 

Cloud_phone

 

 

Exporting data

EXWA allows you to export data from a backup to your PC. Data is exported to an XLSX file, and all attachments/files are saved to a folder in the same location as the XLSX file.

Please note that data export is only available in the registered version of the program.

 

To export data, do the following:

1. In the Data View pane, click Export data.

2. Select the data categories to export.

3. Define the time interval for which you want to export data as follows: enable filters by switching the On/Off toggle and then select the dates in the From and Until fields.

4. Click Export.

5. The window will open in which you can select the location for exported data.

6. Once you select the location, click Save.

7. Data export will start.

8. To open exported data, click the icon next to the Data has been exported message highlighted in yellow or open it from the location to which it was saved.


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