2 Quick Ways to Restore Apps on iPhone 6s/7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR

Looking for ways restore apps on your new iPhone X or iPhone XS (Max)/XR? Here in this article, it offers several solutions to restore apps on iPhone and iPad.

By iMobie | Posted on: Oct. 29, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 29, 2018
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“Just get a new iPhone XS and want to restore some apps on iPhone but I don’t want to restore from the whole backup content. Is there any method to restore apps on iPhone without restoring backup files? Thanks a lot.”

A user from Apple Forum

Restore Apps on iPhone

Restore Apps on iPhone

Like this user, you may want to restore apps on iPhone due to mistaken deletion, device update or apps disappeared somehow. At this time, many users would think of restoring apps from iTunes or iCloud backup. But the truth is restoring apps from iTunes/iCloud backup means replacing all iPhone existing data with the backup content. Now let’s walk through this article to know how to restore apps on iPhone without restoring iTunes or iCloud backup.

Part 1: How to Restore Apps on iPhone via App Store

If you lost some vital apps from iPhone and even can’t remember some of their names, then you can try this method to install and restore apps on iPhone.

Step 1: Go to the App Store on iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on your Apple account > Purchased > click on “Not on this iPhone”. Then it will show all your purchased apps but not installed on your iPhone.

Step 3: Choose these apps you want to restore on iPhone > click on the cloud icon to restore apps on iPhone immediately.

Restore Apps on iPhone via Apple Store

Restore Apps on iPhone via Apple Store

Part 2: How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans

We all know restoring apps on iPhone from App Store means installing the latest version of these apps, but what if you want to get the old versions of your apps on iPhone? For this purpose, AnyTrans for iOS is strongly recommended to help you backup and restore an old version of apps on iPhone. Check some main features of this tool:

  1. Supports backing apps to AnyTrans App Library. Different versions could have different backups. All versions of apps won’t be covered up.
  2. Enables to download an old version of apps to iPhone within steps as long as you’ve backed up this app to App Library before.
  3. Ensures 100% safe and secure for users to download backed up apps from AnyTrans. You can restore apps on iPhone within steps.
  4. What’s more, AnyTrans could also organize app icons on the home screen, no matter organized it by function or by color.

Now just free download AnyTrans for iOS to your computer and then follow the steps below to restore apps on iPhone via AnyTrans.

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Step 1: Run AnyTrans for iOS on your computer and connect with your iPhone. Choose Device Manager and click on Apps.

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans - Step 1

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2: Choose apps you want and click on the Download button to backup apps to AnyTrans App Libary. (You can back up every version of your apps here. )

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3: Choose App Downloader from the top section > search and download the apps you want to restore.

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 3

Step 4: Go to the App Library (All versions you’ve backed up would show up here) > choose an old version of apps > click To Device to restore apps on iPhone.

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans - Step 4

How to Restore Apps on iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 4

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to restore apps on iPhone with the help of AnyTrans for iOS. If you haven’t backed up your apps to AnyTrans before then you can go to App Store to get the latest version of apps on iPhone.  Now just get AnyTrans for iOS to your computer and to start a free trial >

iMobie

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