How to Restore iPhone from iTunes

Restore iPhone from iTunes

Losing data on iPhone is very usual due to various reasons, if you met that bad situation and have no way to get lost data back, you can try to restore iPhone from iTunes backup. It is really easy and quick to recover lost data on iPhone. On the other hand, you can build up a good habit about iPhone data with some great methods. Now, let's have a look at how to restore from iTunes backup with different ways.

Part 1: Restore iPhone from iTunes (Regular Way)

If you had backed up data on iPhone via iTunes before, you can choose iTunes to restore iPhone data from iTunes on computer directly. Just few steps only, you can restore all iPhone data to computer or iPhone. It is really simple and easy to operate. Of course, you can also choose to back up data by iTunes, it supports almost any file formats on iPhone, such as contacts, SMS messages, g-mail, videos, music, etc.

But on the other hand, iTunes is not the best application for iPhone users to back up data. Backing up data on iPhone is easy compare to restoring data. If you want to restore iPhone from iTunes someday when you lost data on iPhone, you will find that it is not so easy and satisfied for you to make it. You cannot recover a single file or a part of iTunes backup, you have to restore all iTunes backup. And you cannot preview backup files either.

But if you decide to restore iPhone data by iTunes, you can take the following steps.

Step 1. Download and Install iTunes on Computer

At first, you need to download and install the latest version of iTunes on computer, you can easily find it on App Store or www.apple.com. When installing is finished, launch it directly.

Step 2. Connect iPhone with Computer

Now, you need to connect your iPhone with computer by USB cable, and your iPhonw will appear on computer automatically (iPhone does not appear on computer?). When connection is built up, start iTunes to scan your iPhone, it will automatically find the backup.

Step 3. Start to Restore iPhone Data

When scanning is finished, you can see all backup data on the interface, just click "Start" button and wait, you can see data on your computer. iTunes might ask you to set up a location for recovered data, you can set it up to desktop for convenience. iPhone fails to restore from iTunes?

Part 2: Restore iPhone from iTunes (Best Way)

As the last part described, restoring iPhone from iTunes by iTunes is not so convenient and satisfied, if you want to recover single file or a part of whole backup data, you can choose iPhone Data Recovery to offer you powerful and professional help. Restoring iPhone from iTunes backup will be much easier.

In fact, iPhone Data Recovery can not only restore iPhone data from iTunes, it also supports iCloud backup. So, if you want to restore daily backup data from iCloud, you can use Apeaksoft iPhone Data Recovery, too.

Step 1. Download and Install iPhone Data Recovery

Firstly, you need to download and install iPhone Data Recovery on computer, you can download it on App Store or its official website: www.apeaksoft.com. And then launch it directly.

Step 2. Connect Your iPhone with Computer

Now, choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" option on the interface, and then connect your iPhone with computer by USB cable, iPhone Data Recovery will scan your iPhone automatically.

Step 3. Select and Restore iTunes Backup

When scanning is finished, you can see all backup data on the interface, if you want to recover all data, just mark them all, if you just want to recover a part of backup data, select and mark those files and click "Start" option. A few seconds later, you can see recovered data on your computer.

Part 3: Restore iPhone Data without iTunes

If you did not back up iPhone data on iTunes or want to resotre iPhone without iTunes because its errors, you can also recover iPhone data without iTunes. iPhone Data Recovery allows you to recover lost data directly, without backup on computer.

Step 1. Download and Install iPhone Data Recovery

Just as part2 described, you can follow the step 2 to download and install iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. And then, launch it directly.

Step 2. Connect Your iPhone with Computer

Now, connect your iPhone with computer via USB cable, click "Recover from iOS Device" option on the interface, iPhone Data Recovery can scan your iPhone automatically, it might need more time than "Recover from iTunes Backup File".

Step 3. Select Data to Recover

Now, you can see all data on the interface, mark all files you want to recover, and then click "Start" option to start recovering.

Select Data to Recover

Conclusion:

If you lost data on iPhone by accident, do not worry and be upset, you can easily restore iPhone data from iTunes by some professional methods, of course, if you have not backed up iPhone data on iTunes or iCloud, you can also use iPhone Data Recovery to recover iPhone without iTunes. You can also choose some applications to back up your personal data, set up a good habit for backup data which is really important and necessary, it can help you to avoid losing data, and make your life better.

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