3 Easy Ways to Restore iPhone from Backup File

June 18, 2013 / Posted by Amanda on Supported Devices, Utilities

When you have lost photos, videos, messages, contacts or other important files on your iPhone for some unexpected reasons, you must be at a loss, however, if you have ever backed up your iPhone via iTunes or iCloud, you are fortunate, because you can find back the lost iPhone data in an easy way – restore iPhone to previous backup, such an iTunes backup or an iCloud backup. In another case, if you forget to back up your iPhone via either iTunes or iCloud, but own an iTunes backup of your iPad or iPod touch on your PC, you can also restore iPhone from iPad backup or from iPod touch backup.

Recover iPhone/iPad/iPod touch files

Now you can refer to the 3 methods below to restore iPhone from backup file.

Method 1 Restore iPhone from iTunes backup

When you have lost important data on your iPhone, but luckily have backed up your iPhone to the computer via iTunes before, there are two easy methods for you to restore iPhone from iTunes backup by use of the superior iTunes backup extractor, you can read the guides about 2 Solutions to Restore iPhone from iTunes backup and then choose the one that is best fit for you.


Method 2 Restore iPhone from iCloud backup

The iCloud is one of the edge-breaking technology of Apple which allows you to wirelessly back up and store your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch data. It allows 5 GB free storage space, and works as a data syncing center for emails, contacts, calendars, bookmarks, notes, reminders, iWork documents, photos and other data. If you have ever synced your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch via iCloud, you can easily restore iPhone from iCloud backup.


Method 3 Restore iPhone from iPad/iPod touch backup

If you have no iPhone backup, but has ever done an iPad backup or an iPod touch backup via iTunes, then you can refer to the Leawo Software Guides & Tips to restore iPhone from iPad/iPod touch backup. It’s very easy, just feel free to download the free trial version of Leawo iOS Data Recovery to test firstly.

Select an iTunes backup for scan

Note: No matter which method you use to restore iPhone from backup file, one point to be noted is that don’t back up your iPhone again via iTunes or iCloud when you have realized data loss on your device, or the deleted files won’t be found in the old backups.