How to restore iPhone from the iTunes or iCloud backup
--Wednesday, 01 November 2017
The exciting iPhone X has been released for some time. There is no doubt that some of the Apple super fans are going to buy the latest model as it is indeed irresistible. However, here comes the problem. It is very exciting to buy a new iPhone to replace the old one, but what to do with the data in your old iPhone? You may say that it is easy and we can use iTunes and iCloud – the two Apple backup tools by default. That is right. Continue to read this tutorial and follow the detailed steps below, it can teach you how to restore iPhone from iTunes or iCloud backup. Of course restoring the whole iPhone via iTunes or iCloud requires a previous backup and there is no doubt that it takes time. So be patient my friend.
In addition, we need to ask a favor of a useful data transfer tool –IPhone Data Recovery. This tool can facilitate the procedure of restoring. It supports almost all the iPhone models including iPhone X / iPhone 8 / iPhone 7 / iPhone 7 Plus / iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus. So don’t worry about the compatible issues. Just click on the download button and install the program on your PC.
Part 1: Restore iPhone from iTunes backup
Step 1: Launch the program after installation
Double-click on the icon of the program and get it launched. Connect your iPhone to the PC and let the program scan your device automatically. Then choose the mode by choosing “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. You will see the list of your recent backup history. If there is not any record, you will see the notice “No relevant iTunes backup file found”.
Step 2: Scan for the data
Check the boxes of the data types you want and hit the button “Start Scan”. Wait for several minutes and then you will see the details of the scanning result. You can preview the data before restoring. Then just simply click the button “Recover” at the bottom. And you have finished restoring iPhone from iTunes.
Part 2: Restore iPhone from iCloud backup
Step 1: Log on your iCloud account
Click the last mode “Recover from iCloud Backup File” in the main panel of the program and then enter your Apple ID and password to sign in. Then select the backup file you want and download it on your PC.
Step 2: Scan the iPhone File and restore them
After downloading the backup file, you can just press “Scan” tab to detect it. It takes a while. Then click the categories in the panel on the left and preview the details to make sure. Check the boxes of the data types you want and tap on the button “Recover” to retrieve the data.
Now you have finished. And we should emphasize that regular data backup is the key point to this job. So, remember to back up from time to time via iClouds or iTunes. It may help you get out of trouble when you accidentally lose some of your data or even worse, lose your phone. Anyway, hope that this tutorial may help you.
Is this article helpful? There are already 44 votes.