It is easy to back up all content on iPhone. However, it might not be that easy to restore from previous backup. The complexity depends on whether you need to restore all content or restore specific apps.
Through this article, you will look at various ways to restore iPhone from previous backup fully or selectively.
There is one Apple’s alternative to restore iPhone from previous backup without using iTunes or iCloud. If you have heard of FoneGeek Backup & Restore (iOS), you shall know that this program is the best alternative. Unlike iCloud and iTunes, you can selectively restore specific app from previous backup. Most importantly, you don’t even have to worry about that the current data will be overwritten by previous backup.
FoneGeek iOS Backup & Restore Software:
If you need to start the process of restoring iPhone from previous backup, download the free trial version and follow the operations below.
Step 1. After opening this software, click on where it says ‘Phone Backup’ from the menu.
Step 2. If you device has already been backed up via iTunes, iCloud or FoneGeek, click on ‘Restore’.
Step 3. You will then find 3 options on the left panel. Choose ‘Restore from backup files’, ‘Restore from iTunes backup’ or ‘Restore from iCloud backup’ based on your individual situation.
Step 4. All the data types you have previously backed up will be listed on this screen. Choose any data as you wish and click ‘Restore to Device’ to restore previous backup to iPhone.
Restore iPhone from iCloud can be simply done without a computer. However, there are some inconveniences of restoring from iCloud. You need to erase all content and set your iPhone as a new device. And one more challenge should be taken into consideration is that the device should stay online until the restoration process is finished, or any interruptions will be catastrophic.
If you prefer to back up iPhone via iTunes and then save the backup files on your computer, you can try to restore iPhone from the latest iTunes backup. On prior to restore from iTunes backup, Find My iPhone should be disabled on your iPhone first. Restoring from iTunes is also your best bet if you have trouble installing the newest iOS system.
Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.