iCloud is a cloud computing service published by Apple. It was launched as a replacement for MobileMe. It allows users to back up 5GB of data for free. This free service can save your music, photos, apps, calendars, documents, etc. on iCloud servers and sync them with your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch even your Mac anytime and anywhere.
It’s enough to have Wi-Fi, it’s also one of the advantages of iCloud compared to iTunes, you have to connect the iPhone to the computer if you want to make an iTunes backup. Of course, you can choose to do iCloud backup automatically or manually.
As for supported iOS devices, iCloud is compatible with iOS 5 or later (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) (integrated). Now, more and more people are turning to iCloud to back up an iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.
This way, if you change an iPhone or lose important data on your iPhone, restoring the iCloud backup on the target iPhone will be the best solution to avoid data loss.
Follow this article, you can find the easy guides even if you don’t know too much about how to restore an iPhone from an iCloud backup.
Restore iCloud backup on iPhone via Settings
Here’s the handy way if you want to restore an iPhone with a full iCloud backup, which fits situations where you want to restore the backup on a new iPhone or another iPhone.
For a new iPhone, you just need to turn on the device and follow the guide shown on the screen until the Configuration window appears, select the Restore option from an iCloud backup. Enter your account name and the corresponding password. And then all that’s left is waiting.
So if you want to restore an iCloud backup on another iPhone that is already used, for example, on an iPhone from your loved one. It is not very difficult either. You just have to clear the content and settings of the target iPhone first.
- Reset iPhone
Touch Settings – General – Reset – Clear content and settings.
- Set up iPhone
After this, your iPhone will become an unconfigured device, and now follow the steps indicated by the Settings assistant to restore your iPhone with an iCloud backup. When the Configuration window appears, select Restore from an iCloud backup.
- Restore iPhone with iCloud
Sign in to your iCloud account and select the backup that meets your need. And then all he has to do is wait. The same as restoring the iCloud backup on a new iPhone, be patient, the duration depends on the size of your iCloud backup and the quality of your Wi-Fi. Throughout the process, ensure a power outlet and Internet connection.
This is the method that comes into the head the earliest for most iPhone users, so you would need to know the potential risk of this method. Your new data after the last backup will be crushed by restoring your iCloud backup.
The way above allows you to restore the entire iCloud backup file to an iPhone. If you want to restore your iCloud backup without data loss or only part of the backup on PC for viewing in case you don’t have internet connection access. Follow the second method.
Recover iPhone data from iCloud with FoneLab – iPhone Data Recovery
First, download and install FoneLab on your computer and select the function: iPhone Data Recovery.
- Connect to an iCloud account
Start this program on your computer. Select Mode 3 – Recover iPhone data from the iCloud backup from the left menu. Connect to your iCloud account.
- Scan iCloud backup
Download the iCloud backup files you need to restore data to PC. After downloading, click the Scanner button.
- Restore iPhone with iCloud
After the scan, you will be able to get a list of all the files in the backup folder and you can easily select the one you want for restoration. Select the files you want to restore to PC from the iCloud backup file and click the Recover button.
This will copy the selected files on your iPhone into a specified folder on PC and you can use them as if they are local files.
By following these simple steps, you can easily restore iPhone backup data via iCloud without losing information. As a result, it becomes necessary to back up your vital iPhone data on a regular iCloud basis.
In addition to restoring an iCloud backup to PC, FoneLab also allows you to retrieve deleted data from an iPhone directly. Supported devices include iPhone Xr/Xs/Xs Max/X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus, 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2/mini 4, iPad Pro. In addition, it supports the latest iOS 12/11/10.