This guide will show you how to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a backup in iCloud/iTunes or withou any backup. See comparison of iCloud backup or iTunes backup
Part 1: Restore data from an iCloud /iTunes backup
1. Recovery from iCloud
1. Switch on your device. You will get a Hello screen.
2. Carry out steps in the iOS Setup Assistant. Enter a Wi-Fi network and carry out steps till you view the Set Up Device screen.
3. Touch Restore from a Backup. Then logon to iCloud.
4. Select a backup file. Check out the time and size of each one and select the most recent. Once you pick a backup, the transfer begins. In case you have bought iTunes or App Store content working with multiple Apple IDs, you’re going to be asked to sign in to each. In case you have forgotten the security passwords, you could hit Skip this Step and type in it later on.
5. Remain connected. For those who detach from Wi-Fi before the process finishes, the recover process pauses till you get back. Allow the process time to complete. Recovering from a backup usually takes a long time, based on the size of the backup file and the internet speed.
Recover from an iCloud backup to a device you previously setup
The best way to recover from an iCloud backup is by the Setup Assistant. To find the Setup Assistant on a device you previously setup, you will have to get rid of the whole set of content on your device and set up your device as brand-new.
2. Recovery from iTunes
1. Attach your device to the pc that you simply saved your backup files on.
2. Launch iTunes. If iTunes informs you it has an iOS update, obtain the newest version.
3. Select your back-up at File > Devices > Restore from Backup. Check out the particular date and size of each one and choose the most recent.
4. Press restore and wait for the process to complete. The device will reboot after which synchronize with your laptop or computer. Remain connected till the synchronization completes.
Part 2: Restore data without any backup
Check your device and see if it is in the below supported devices list.
Step 1. Attach iOS Device with Laptop or computer
Start the software on your laptop or computer. Make use of the USB cable that is included with your iOS device to plug your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, to your PC. The software will identify your iOS device quickly and displays the window for “Recover from iOS Device“.
Note: When working with Dr.Fone for iOS, you are required to get the newest version of iTunes. To prevent the automatically synchronization, DO NOT start iTunes when performing the software. It’s best to turn off the automatically syncing in iTunes before you start.
Tips: To shut down automatically syncing: launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”
Restore data from iOS device
In case your iOS device is iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1 or iPod touch 4, you could switch to the “Advanced Mode” with the button at the lower-right corner. Next follow the setup wizard to get into device scanning mode: Take your device, and then press the Start button > Keep the Power and Home buttons all at once for just 10-seconds > Free up the Power button but keep the Home button pressed.
Step 2. Search Your Device for recoverable Lost Data
Click on the “Start Scan” button to allow this software examine your device for deleted or lost data. The whole process might last a few minutes, based on the number of data on your device. Throughout the scanning process, when you see that the data you need is there, you can press the “Pause” button to halt the task.
Step 3. Preview the Scanned Data
The scan will require quite some time. As soon as it is finished, you will find the result produced by the software is shown in categories. In order to filter out the deleted data, it is possible to swipe the option “Only display the deleted items” to ON.
Step 4. Restore Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Once you get the data you want, simply tick the check mark in front of the box to choose them and click the “Recover” button.