How to Restore iCloud Backup

Last Updated on December 8, 2020 by Ian McEwan
Restore iCloud Backup

Situations of Losing iPhone Data

Data loss of iPhone is such a common and painful problem in modern times. The common situations in which people need to restore the deleted or lost iPhone data can be listed as follows:

  1. Deleting the Data Accidentally
  2. Change a New iPhone
  3. Having Fixed the Broken Screen and Would Like to Restore the Lost Data
  4. System Crash
  5. Forgotten Password
  6. Factory Reset
  7. Virus Attack

There are several ways for people to restore the lost iPhone data. If you have ever backed up on iCloud, you may try to restore iPhone data from iCloud backup. Well, how to restore the iCloud backup? Let me show you the official version first.

  1. Turn on your device. You are supposed to erase all of its content if you would like to restore iCloud backup. That is, to find the “Setting” button and click it. Then, click the “General” > “Reset” > “Erase all content and settings”.
  2. Then the iPhone will reboot. Follow the setup assistant to set up your iPhone. When comes to the Apps & Data screen, click “Restore from iCloud backup”.
  3. Login to iCloud with your Apple ID.
  4. Choose a backup. Choose the most relevant backup according to the date and size of them. Please update your iOS version if it is required.
Erase iPhone

restoring app and media
  1. If you've purchased iTunes or App Store content using multiple Apple IDs, you should sign in your Apple ID account. If you forgot your password, you can skip this step and sign in later.
  2. Stay connected and wait for a progress bar to appear and complete. It might take a few minutes to an hour to finish. Remember that the process only goes on with a connected Wi-Fi.
  3. Then the setup has been finished. And the apps, photos, music, and other data that you lost will continue to resume in the background for the following hours or days.

The Drawbacks of the Official Method

As you can see, the traditional process of restoring iCloud backup is quite sophisticated and time-consuming. It is because that this method will restore all the iPhone data. And chances are that some newer data will be lost when your iPhone restores from an old backups. What’s more, you have to guarantee the Wi-Fi you are using is stable otherwise the transfer will be stopped and takes a long time to get your iPhone back to normal functioning.

Introduction of iMyfone D-Back

So is there a more convenient and secure method for you to restore iCloud backup? The answer is iMyfone D-Back, which supports iOS 11/10/9/8/7 and 20+ data types. On the one hand, this software is easy to conduct and extremely time-saving. The amount of time it uses to restore iCloud backup is only one-third of others’. On the other hand, it is securer and supports selective restore. People can reliably choose those types of backup data they want to restore.

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How to Selective Restore iCloud Backup with iMyfone D-Back

Now let me show you how to use iMyfone D-Back to restore iCloud backup:

Step 1: Choose the recovery method

Install the iPhone Data Recovery and then launch it. After that, select the "Recover from iCloud Backup" tab and click the “Start” button.

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Step 2: Choose the data types you would like to restore.

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Step 3: Fill in your Apple ID and Password

Fill in your iCloud account details. Please be assured that your iCloud account information will never be recorded.

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Step 4: Choose an iCloud backup

Choose the iCloud backup you would like to recover and click “Next” on the lower right corner. It just takes a few minutes to download the backup files.

Select iCloud Backup

Step 5: Preview and choose the files

After the scan is completed, preview and choose the files which you want, and then click “Recover”.

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Finally, choose a location on your computer to store the recovered data and allow the application to complete the process.

Considering the great advantages of time-saving, selective restore, high security and so on, iMyfone D-Back is a good choice for you to restore the lost iPhone data.

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