How to Restore from a Backup on iPhone and iPad (iOS9)

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to restore from a backup on iPhone and iPad.

Restoring from iCloud Backup

Step # 1 – Make Sure You Have the Latest iOS Version Available

Go to Settings-General-Software Update. If newer version of iOS is available, download and install it.

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Step # 2 – Make Sure You Have a Recent Backup

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Go to Settings-iCloud-Storage-Manage Storage. Tap a device listed under the backups to see the date and size of the latest backup.

Step # 3 – Erase all Content and Settings

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Go to Settings-General-Reset-Erase All Content and Settings. Enter your passcode.

Step # 4 – Tap Erase iPhone

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Step # 5 – Restore from iCloud Backup

In the setup assistant, proceed to setup your device. When asked, type Restore from iCloud Backup then sign in to iCloud.

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Step # 6 – Choose the Most Recent Backup

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Restoring from iTunes Backup

Step # 7 – Click Restore from Backup

In iTunes, click on your device and click Restore from Backup.

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Step # 8 – Pick the Most Relevant Backup

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