How to Restore iPhone X from Backup Selectively with 2 Methods

Wondering how to selectively restore iPhone X from backup when you get a new iPhone X? It’s very easy to do. This article will show you two methods to help you selectively recover specific data from the previous backup to your new iPhone X without hassle.

By Gigi Albert | Posted: May. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 09, 2018
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iPhone X, featuring a bezel-less 5.8-inch OLED display and Face ID for authentication, definitely a revolution of creativity. You can’t wait to change your old iPhone to iPhone X. But it’s boring to set everything up from scratch. To restore your data on the previous iPhone to iPhone X is a good choice, but how?

In general, your first choice is to restore from iTunes or restore from iCloud, which are free tools provided by Apple to restore the backup. However, the free stuff is not free. You have to recover the whole backup to your iPhone X without choice, besides the data you really want, the results you get may including a large amount of meaningless trash that you don’t want, anything can be worse like this?

Restore iPhone X from Backup Selectively

Restore iPhone X from Backup Selectively

Actually, there’s a better choice for you. You need a tool to help you selectively restore what you really want. For instance, a professional iOS data recovery tool – PhoneRescue for iOS, which collects three recovery modes and supports previewing and selecting data before recovering. With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can accurately recover what you want instead of the whole backup. Let’s learn more about it:

  1. 100% secure and fast. PhoneRescue for iOS has helped millions of people restore what they want. And it promises that you are the only one who can access these data, which can better protect your data from leaking.
  2. Supports previewing and selecting. Allows to preview and select data you want to recover before recovering, which make it more accurate to recover what you want.
  3. Widest coverage of files. Supports recovering data & files up to 31 types, covering photos, messages, contacts, calendar, notes, and all your irreplaceable essentials.

Now download PhoneRescue for iOS and follow methods below to restore iPhone X from iTunes & iCloud selectively and quickly.

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Method 1 How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes Selectively

Step 1 Install and Run PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer > Click Recover from iTunes Backup > Click the Right Arrow button.

How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes - Step 1

How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes – Step 1

Step 2 Select the backup contains the file you want to restore > Click Right Arrow > Check the file categories you prefer > Click OK button to scan the backup files.

How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes - Step 2

How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select data you want to restore > Click To Device.

How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes - Step 3

How to Restore iPhone X from iTunes – Step 3

Method 2 How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud Selectively

Step 1 Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (Mac & PC) > Connect your iPhone X to computer > Choose Recover from iCloud > Click the Right Arrow button.

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud - Step 1

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud – Step 1

Step 2 Sign in your iCloud account > Click iCloud Backup.

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud - Step 2

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud – Step 2

Step 3 Select one iCloud backup > Click Download, then it will pop up a window to enable you to choose the data you want > Click OK to download the backup > Click the Right Arrow to scan.

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud - Step 3

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud – Step 3

Step 4 Select data you want to retrieve > Click To Device.

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud - Step 4

How to Restore iPhone X from iCloud – Step 4

The Bottom Line

After reading this post, you must have gotten how to restore iPhone X from backup. In fact, the functions that PhoneRescue for iOS offers are far more than mentioned above. Such as the iOS repair tools, which can help you repair iOS system when your iPhone X is broken. As well as the function of iTunes backup password decryption, which can help you decrypt the encrypted iTunes backups when you forgot iTunes backup password. In a word, PhoneRescue for iOS is really a wonderful recovery tool, why not download it to have a try!

Gigi Albert

Member of iMobie team, a professional editor, is interested in solving iOS & Android related problems by writing various tutorials.

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