How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup – iPhone X/8/7/6/5/4

Summary

Want to restore iPhone from iCloud but don’t know how? Read on this guide to see how to restore iPhone from iCloud easily, supports iPhone 6/5/4 and even the latest iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

Bella

Jul. 19, 2018

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When it comes to restore a new iPhone, or recover files on an old iPhone, one of the most recommended ways to complete the job is restoring from iCloud. So, in this article, we will show you how to restore iPhone from iCloud, including iPhone X/8/7/6/5/4. Also, sharing you another way to restore iPhone from iCloud without resetting or erasing.

Part 1. How to Restore iPhone from iCloud with Resetting

The restoring time depends on your Wi-Fi speed and backup size. If you get a huge backup to restore, it would require a lot of your time to finish the entire process.

Also, it is worth reminding that restoring from iCloud will erase all current data and settings on your device, and the erased data can’t be recovered any more. So, you’d better be 100% sure that the iCloud backup you choose to restore from does contain all your important files. If can’t sure or don’t want to lose anything while restoring, move to Part 2 to restore iPhone from iCloud without data loss.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Tap iCloud > Choose Storage > Tap Manage Storage > Choose a device listed under Backups to see the date and size of its latest backup.

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup with Resetting – Step 1

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup with Resetting – Step 1

Step 2. Go to Settings > General > scroll down the screen and tap Reset > Choose Erase All Content and Settings > Enter your password.

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup with Resetting – Step 2

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup with Resetting – Step 2

Step 3. Tap Restore from iCloud Backup on the Apps & Data screen > Sign in to iCloud > Proceed to Choose backup and choose the one contains the data you need to restore.

Part 2. How to Restore iPhone from iCloud without Resetting or Erasing

Since restoring iPhone from iCloud will erase all content and settings on iPhone, plenty of iPhone users are prefer to use this reliable and efficient data recovery tool - PhoneRescue for iOS to complete the restore job without existing data erasing.

With PhoneRescue for iOS, all your existing data will be kept safe after the restore process. Unlike traditional iCloud way, you can preview your iCloud backup details to locate the right one before restoring and select the files you really want to restore, but not a blind full restore. It saves storage space on your iPhone at the same time. More than anything, just 3 simple steps and a few minutes are needed to finish the whole process. Now, let’s check its simple steps.

Step 1. Go to the download page of PhoneRescue and choose PhoneRescue for iOS to download on your Mac/PC, run it > Connect your iPhone to the computer via its USB cable > Click Recover from iCloud mode.

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup without Erasing – Step 1

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup without Erasing – Step 1

Step 2. Log into your iCloud account > Choose iCloud Backup option > Choose the backup contains the files you prefer and click Download > Choose the data categories you would like to restore, then click OK to download the backup.

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup without Erasing – Step 2

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup without Erasing – Step 2

Step 3. After it completes, check it and click right arrow on the bottom right > Preview and select the files you want to restore > Click To Device or To Computer button to restore them now.

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup without Erasing – Step 3

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup without Erasing – Step 3

Also Read: How to Backup & Restore iPhone iPad with/without iTunes >

Part 3. How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup Directly

Actually, if you have made an iCloud backup in advance, you can also try another simpler way to directly transfer your data from iCloud backup to new iPhone. And AnyTrans is just the one that can help you easily complete the job. It supports direct accessing data stored in iCloud backup. AnyTrans not only enables you to transfer data from iCloud to iPhone, but also from iTunes to iPhone, from iPhone to iPhone, from computer to iPhone, and vice versa. In addition, it even supports moving files from Android to iPhone. Whatever you want to transfer, and wherever you want to move to, AnyTrans can help you make it. Let’s go through its detailed steps now.

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans on your Mac/PC > Launch it > Connect your iPhone to the computer via its USB cable > Choose iCloud mode > Enter your Apple ID and password to log into your iCloud account.

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 1

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 1

Step 2. Go to the category page > Click on iCloud Backup.

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 2

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Choose the backup contains the data you prefer and click Download.

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 3

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 3

Step 4. After downloading process completes, click View to select the data you want to transfer > Click To Computer button to transfer your data from iCloud backup.

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 4

How to Transfer Data from iCloud Backup – Step 4

Now, all your data should be stored on your computer. You can move them from your computer to iPhone by check this guide: How to Transfer Data from Computer to iPhone in 1 Click >

The Bottom Line

With above 2 methods, you can easily restore iPhone from iCloud. At last, if you have set up your new iPhone before restoring, to keep your existing data safe, turn to Method 2 to restore your new iPhone from iCloud backup.

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