How to Restore iPhone/iPad without Losing Data
Wondering about how to restore iPhone/iPad without losing data? Here in this guide, we will show you 3 different ways to restore iPhone/iPad without losing data.
Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac/PC prior, and then follow the guide below to selectively restore your iPhone/iPad without losing data, even restore from iTunes or iCloud backup.
iPhone stops responding with unknown reasons, gets stock in black screen, Apple logo, or continuous reboot loop, runs slowly, fails to upgrade, Wi-Fi issue along with other bugs or problems, may make you plan to restore iPhone. Nevertheless, all existing data and settings on iPhone will be erased when you attempt to restore your iPhone.
Then, is there any way to restore iPhone without losing data? The answer is absolutely yes. In the following, we will share you 3 different methods to restore iPhone/iPad without losing data. Now, let’s check it.
To prevent all the existing data from losing when restoring iPhone, you’d better backup your data to iCloud/iTunes prior. If you have made no available backup before restoring, check the guide below to easily get the lost data back:
How to Recover Deleted Files from iPhone iPad Even Without Backup >
Part 1. How to Restore iPhone/iPad without Losing Data – iCloud
Step 1. Backup iPhone/iPad to iCloud firstly, make sure that you have enough iCloud storage for backup. Connect your iPhone/iPad to a stable network > Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup > Turn on iCloud Backup > Tap Back Up Now.
Step 2. Go to Settings again > General > Reset > Choose Erase All Content and Settings.
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/iPad without Losing Data – iTunes
Step 1. Backup iPhone/iPad to iTunes
Connect your iPhone/iPad to your Mac/PC via USB cable > Open iTunes on the computer > Click on iPhone icon when it appears in iTunes > Check This computer > Choose Back Up Now.
Step 2. After the backup process is completed, click Restore iPhone/iPad button to restore your iPhone/iPad.
Step 3. Click Restore Backup… button after restoring iPhone.
Part 1. How to Selectively Restore iPhone/iPad from iCloud or iTunes Backup
Both above 2 traditional recovery ways require a blind full restore, which will not allow you to preview and select the files you really want. If you prefer to restore iPhone/iPad from iTunes/iCloud backup selectively, then PhoneRescue for iOS helps you make it.
With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can have a full control of your iCloud or iTunes backup, such as previewing backup details, extracting certain file type to restore, deleting redundant backups, etc. Also, unlike traditional restore way, it is time-saving yet labor-saving. It only takes you a few minutes and 3 simple steps to complete the entire restore process. Here we will take Restore from iTunes Backup for example, to restore from iCloud backup, refer to: How to Selectively Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup >
Step 1. Go to the Download Page of PhoneRescue and download PhoneRescue for iOS > Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer via USB cable > Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode > Click on Right Arrow.
Step 2. Choose the backup contains the files you want to restore and click Right Arrow > Check the file categories you prefer > Click OK button to scan the backup files.
Step 3. Preview and select the data you want to restore > Click To iOS Device button to restore the selected files to your iPhone/iPad now. Or you can click To Computer button to store them on your Mac/PC computer.
The Bottom Line
Hope you have got the main point on how to restore iPhone/iPad without data losing data. If you have any trouble when restoring iPhone/iPad, just leave your comment below and we will reply you soon.