iPhone / iPad Investigations for Litigation
iPhone and iPads can have a wealth of information hidden inside of them. This information can be crucial evidence in court. Whether something was deleted and you need it recovered, or you are looking for evidence that someone is hiding something from you, we can help you find what your iPhone or iPad is hiding from you.
Can you recover data from a broken device?
The first thing to remember about iPhones and iPads is that all of their storage is internal and cannot be expanded. This means that there is no removable storage that could be holding valuable information. This also means that it is necessary for the device to power up. But because our techs use state-of-the-art tools to investigate your device, it is not necessary for the screen to work. So whether you have a device in perfect working order, or a device with a screen that can be partially read, or not read at all, as long as the device can be powered on, our team of talented forensic investigators can help you find the evidence you’re looking for.
What can be recovered from an iPhone/iPad?
The first step to knowing if a device may contain evidence you need, is knowing what information can be recovered from the device. While we can’t give you details from an App history that has been deleted, we can give a lot of other useful information. This information can include:
- Text Messages
- Address Book
- Call history (phones only)
- Voicemails (phones only)
- Calendar information
- GPS location information
- Browsing history
- Web searches
- and More!
The data gathered from iPhone/iPads can be both data that is present currently, as well as data that has been deleted. We can never guarantee how much deleted data will be recoverable, due to the way that the memory overwrites old data, but check out our Test iPhone Case here to see what sort of data you might be able to recover!
What if the phone/tablet has been ‘factory reset’?
While recovering data from a factory reset device is harder than recovering data that was just deleted, it can still be done. If you’re looking for one particular message or picture or email, we can’t promise that we can find it. But even after a factory reset, much of the data is still present in unallocated spaces of the phone’s memory, especially if you haven’t been using the phone.
If you know you need data recovered from a factory reset device, stop using it immediately. Power down the device and kept it powered off. Even the data that needs to be written to keep the device running can overwrite critical data, leading to that data being unrecoverable. The less uptime your device has after it has been reset, the more data we can recover for you.
What models do you support?
We support virtually all makes and models of iPads and iPhones, and even some iPod models. Old or new, we can recover data from your Apple device.
- 1st Gen iPads
- All iPad 2nd Gen
- All iPad 3rd Gen
- All iPad 4th Gen
- All iPad mini models (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Gen)
- All iPad Air models (1st and 2nd Gen)
- All iPhone 3 / G / GS models
- All iPhone 4 / S models
- All iPhone 5 C / S models
- All iPhone 6 models
- iPod nano 5th Gen +
- iPod touch