You must have heard about the practice of "backup iPhone with iTunes" even though you're new to iPhone. However, as a newbie, it's not that easy to access the detailed contacts, photos, text messages, etc. via iTunes. Therefore, figuring out a way to access iPhone files without iTunes is essential.
Then this is where iTunes alternative steps in. It allows you to view detailed iPhone photos, notes, contacts, etc. stored in iTunes (unreadable .sqlitedb files) with ease. And in the following, I'll show you how to view iPhone files without iTunes.
You can also access your desired iPhone files at will by selectively recovering them to Mac. All you need is to tick your desired files and click "Recover" button on the bottom right of the main interface. Then specify a path on Mac to save those files.
In addition, you can also access and view iPhone backup files by extracting iCloud backup provided that you've backed up iPhone without iCloud.