My past tutorial is on find last all backups taken in Mac or PC via iTunes or Save directly to iCloud. Now here i explained what are the alternate options for use old backup for restore iPhone or iPad.
Users need the multiple backups to catch the idea which backup have important file that have been deleted recently and not available in last backup but available in old backups.
You need to check at two places, First is find on Mac or PC system and Second is find on iCloud.
- 1 Find Old backups and restore iPhone from old backup in alternate methods
- 2 Restore iPhone from old backups, From iCloud or iTunes
Find Old backups and restore iPhone from old backup in alternate methods
Quickly get snap on find old iPhone backups on Mac Before Restore
See iCloud backups On Mac, Go to the Apple Menu > System Preferences > iCloud > Manage
On iTunes, Open iTunes on Mac > iTunes Preferences > Devices > List of All devices backups
Restore iPhone from old backups, From iCloud or iTunes
Restore iPhone from Previous backup iCloud
Without use of iTunes or Mac, You have only one option that is iCloud.
Restore options, you will get only while you setup new device on clean install iOS, Setup on new device or completely erase all the settings and content from settings.
Step 1: Follow the welcome Hello screen, Insert new SIM, Connect your WiFi network and other on screen instructions.
Step 2: Enter your Apple ID Login details, Apple ID & Password.
Step 3: Apps & Data screen, Choose Restore from iCloud Backup
Step 4: Now, Screen will fetch all saved old backups from iCloud. Choose that you want restore.
Restore Backup from iTunes – Using iTunes
Connect your iPhone to iTune via lightning cable,
iTunes Methods: two options for restore past backups from iCloud or Saved backup on Mac or PC.
Restore or import backup on New iPhone
Your First screen like in below, Welcome screen with “Restore from this backup: iPhone”, Click on continue.
Wait for restore, Don’t unplug your iPhone or iPad from iTunes until the whole process completed.
Restore previous Date or Days backup to iPhone via iTunes
Step 1: Connect iPhone/ iPad to iTunes via lightning cable.
Step 2: Go to the summary page, Under the Backups section.
Step 3: Click on Restore Backup.. button.
Find your latest backup and Old days backup from drop down. Here you can see two backups taken by me. you have more that you can see list of all in this screen.
Start, Restore old backup by single click on “Restore”.
Wait for restore process, until complete process.
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