How to Restore iPhone (iPhone X/8/7) from iCloud Backup

Summary

Want to restore your new iPhone from iCloud backup but don’t know how? Read on this guide to see how to easily restore iPhone from iCloud backup, no matter iPhone 6/6s/7 or the latest iPhone 8(Plus) and iPhone X.

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Sep. 08, 2017

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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 your iCloud backup. So, in this article, we will show you how to restore iPhone (iPhone X/8/7) from iCloud backup. Also, sharing you another way to restore iPhone from iCloud backup without resetting or erasing.

Part 1. How to Restore iPhone (iPhone X/8/7) from iCloud Backup 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. Preferring a time-saving way, move to Part 2 to make it.

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 Backup without Resetting or Erasing

Since restoring iPhone from iCloud backup with resetting will erase all content and settings on your device, here we would like to share you this reliable and efficient data recovery tool - PhoneRescue to help you complete the job without existing data erasing.

With PhoneRescue - iOS Data Recovery, you can restore iPhone from iCloud backup in 3 simple steps and just a few minutes are needed to finish the whole transferring process. More than anything, it allows you to preview and select the content on iCloud backup, which makes it possible for you to restore the content you really want and save storage space on device. Now, let’s check its simple steps.

Step 1. Go to the download page of PhoneRescue and choose PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery 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 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

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 (iPhone X/8/7) from iCloud backup. 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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