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How to Restore iPhone from Backup

Posted by Kate , Feb 20, 2017

There are various causes on data loss, like accidentally deleting data, mistakenly erasing data, factory resetting or changing a new phone. To prevent from losses, you can try iPhone Data Recovery. So making a backup regularly is quite important. iPhone users can connect your device to your computer and data on your iPhone will be automatically synced with iTunes. If you lost data, you can restore iphone from backup.
RecoveryTool iPhone Data Recovery is a professional data recovery software, which can help you find the backup file and recover them.
Now, let's follow the detailed steps of how to restore iphone to previous backup.
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Part 1: Restore iPhone from Previous Backup (Selective Restore)

Sometimes we don't need to recover the whole backup file since parts of them are invalid or reduplicative. But iTunes does not allow you to recover parts of the file. It seems that there is no other choices for you. Actually, iPhone Data Recovery, a third-party recovery tool can do that! iPhone Data Recovery enables you to preview and restore the backup file selectively.

Restore iPhone from Backup File

Let's check how to restore iphone to previous backup with iPhone Data Recovery in steps.

1. Restore from iTunes Backup File

Launch the program and choose "Recover" > "Recover iOS Data". Then all iTunes backup files in your iPhone will be displayed automatically. You just need to choose one file of them and hit "Start Scan" button to reach data in the file.

Note: iPhone Data Recovery only scan and extract data from the iTunes backup. It won't remember any data. All data can only be read and saved by yourself.

Restore from iTune Backup

2. Recover from iCloud Backup File

Launch the program and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" in "Recover". Then you need to log in your iCloud account. You can download and extract any backup file in your iCloud account.

Note: Rest assured, it is 100% safe for users to sign in your iCloud account. iPhone Data Recovery won't keep any personal information or content of your account. The files you download will be directly saved in your computer and won't be saved in any other unauthorized places.

Recover from iCloud Backup

iPhone Data Recovery also allows you to directly scan and recover data from iPhone 6 +/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS/3G, when you don't have iTunes or iCloud backup.

Part 2: iPhone Restore from Backup in iTunes (Entire Restore)

Step1. Run iTunes and connect your iPhone

Connect your iPhone to computer and run iTunes. When the window of iTunes shows up, click the name of your iPhone under "Device" on the left side.

Recover from iTunes

Step2. Choose a backup and restore it to your iPhone

Click "Restore from Backup..." at the bottom right corner, and then choose a backup file from the pop-up window and restore the whole file.

Note: The entire file you restore may contain some reduplicated and useless data. If you don't want to retrieve the whole file folder, you' better try iPhone Data Recovery, a third party recovery tool, which enables you to preview lost data and selectively restore those you need. 

Restore from Backup

Part 3: Restore iPhone from Previous Backup via iCloud (Entire Restore)

Before restoring lost data from iCloud backup file, you need to set your iPhone as a new one. Those existing data will be erased.

Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

After erasing data on the iPhone, you can follow the next steps to restore data from iCloud backup.

Choose the one in the red circle: Restore from iCloud Backup. Then choose a backup file restore it to your iPhone.

Note: The iCloud backup will replace all data on your iPhone. If you don't want to recover the entire folder and lose the existing data on your iPhone, refer to Part 1 and user iPhone Data Recovery.

Restore iCloud Backup

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