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What Happens When You Restore Your iPhone

Restoring iPhone system is always adopted to figure out a variety of iPhone issues from iOS 13 upgrade causing the device to malfunction to call volume issues. Yet, it does more than fix iOS issues when you intent to restore the iPhone to factory settings. It is important to know what happens when you restore your iPhone.

Part 1. What Happens When You Restore iPhone

As stated earlier, most problems that your iPhone is experiencing will be fixed by restoring the device system. One of the most common solutions to restore your iPhone is to restore the device to factory settings.

Just like formatting a computer, all the data on your iPhone will be wiped after restoring the device to factory settings, including all settings, text messages, contacts, photos and files, etc. This is what you really need to know when you are looking to restore your iPhone to factory settings.

Part 2. How to Entirely Restore iPhone from iTunes/iCloud Backup

If you couldn’t find the backup file of your iPhone data, it’s preferable to restore iPhone using iTunes or iCloud backup. In this way, all the data and settings will be restored to the content in the backup file you made previously.

This is by far the best option to restore your device as the device will not be put back from scratch and all the iOS issues that you are experiencing will disappear.

Restore iPhone from iTunes Backup

  • Step 1. Run the latest version of iTunes on your computer and make sure that the device is connected.
  • Step 2. Hit on the iPhone icon appeared in iTunes and click on ‘Restore iPhone’.
  • Step 3. Choose the most suitable iTunes backup and click on ‘Restore’ to confirm the restoring process.

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Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup

  • Step 1. To start with, you should erase all the data and settings to go to the Hello screen.
  • Step 2. The option of ‘Backup Then Erase’ will appear when you click on Erase all content and settings. Click on this option to get to the ‘Apps & Data’ interface.
  • Step 3. Choose ‘Restore from iCloud Backup’ and enter your iCloud account.
  • Step 4. After signing in to iCloud, restore your iPhone with the most relevant backup file you select.

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Part 3. Fully or Selectively Restore iPhone with Backup & Restore Application

If you fear the loss of data on your iPhone, you possibly need something powerful to restore your iPhone. This powerful tool is FoneGeek Backup & Restore (iOS) - a professional backup and restore software to flexibly control the whole process. Before getting started, you shall get to know the special aspects of this tool.

  • Trusted software: This software is developed by FoneGeek, which is a trustworthy brand widely recognized by Macword, TechRader, Cult of Mac, etc.
  • Guaranteed data loss: By using FoneGeek iOS Backup & Restore, all of your personal data will be well protected.
  • Selectively backup and restore: You can back up specific data you want for free and restore them to your device.


How to Selectively Backup and Restore Your iPhone

Start by downloading and installing FoneGeek program on your computer when you are trying to restore your iPhone.

Step 1. Start this program and click on ‘Phone Backup’ on the welcome interface.

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Step 2. Choose ‘Restore from iTunes Backup’ or ‘Restore from iCloud Backup’ if you have ever created a backup file with iTunes or iCloud.


Step 3. Select the data you want to restore and wait for the software to analyze the selected file. In the end, click on ‘Restore’ to transfer the selected files to your device.

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Joan J. Mims
Wednesday on Mar 04, 2020, 23:11:07 GMT / Post By Joan J. Mims to Backup & Restore

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.

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