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How to Restore from a Previous iCloud Backup to iPhone X/8 (Plus)

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Francisco Spearman

December 12, 2017 (Updated: December 12, 2017)• Filed to: Backup & Restore iPhone

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How to restore from a previous iCloud backup is a common question that most of the individuals are asking. The reason is that they have bought the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8 and they want the files to be transferred to their new device. Apple includes 5 GB of free cloud storage with each iCloud account for users to back up their iPhone data with iCloud. So that users can restore from recent iCloud backups even without a computer. That sounds more convenient than restoring from iTunes backup. Here we have some of the simple ways you can use to restore the files from your previous iCloud backup.

Part 1. How to Restore all data from iCloud backup

Here is the list of steps that you have to follow if you want to know how to restore all your data from iCloud. Before that, you have to reset your iPhone to factory settings.

Step 1.  Settings > General > Reset and then select Erase All Content and Settings.

Step 2. Once you are on the screen with the option of Apps and Data you have to select Restore from iCloud Backup.

Step 3. Now you have to enter the Apple ID to activate your iPhone. When you see the Hello screen, press your home button. Once you are on the screen with the option of Apps and Data you have to select Restore from iCloud Backup.

Step 4. Choose an iCloud backup that you wish to restore to your device according to its date and size. The restoring process depends on the size of the backup and the network speed. Keep your device connecting with Wifi network during the process.

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Part 2. How to Restore Specific data from iCloud backup

iMyFone D-Port Pro is a high-tech tool that has been specially developed to help the users backup and restore their information. There have been many issues with the iCloud previously and all of them will be resolved with the help of iMyFone D-Port Pro. It has been developed with the latest tools to allow you to separately restore the WhatsApp chat, messages, and other media files. If you want to know how you the separately restore the messages here we have the step by step guide to help you out.

iMyFone D-Port Pro Backup & Restore Tool

Key Features:

  • Restore the whole backup or restore specific data (messages, WhatsApp data and WeChat data) to iPhone/iPad/iPod touch without overwriting the other data.
  • Back up your device and export 18+ types of data from the device or from the backup to computer.
  • Fully compatible with iOS 7, iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10, iOS 11, Ios 11.1, Ios 11.2, etc.

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Step 1. Select the option to “Restore Backup to Device” tab and here you have to select an iCloud backup.

select an icloud backup

Step 2. If there is no the iCloud backup file, click the option of Download iCloud Backup. Now you have to log in to the iCloud account. Your identity and information are safe with iMyFone D-Port Pro because we will never store your information.

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Step 3. All your backup files will be available on the screen once you are successfully logged in. Now you have to select the file that contains that data of your message and chats. To download the backup files, you will have to click on next.

choose an icloud backup

Step 4. When the scanning has finished, the iCloud backup data will be listed in detail for your to preview .

preview icloud backup

Step 5. After the preview, click "Restore" and the program will restore the data to your device. Make sure that during this process you have a strong internet connection.

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Part 3. Restoring from iCloud failed? What can you do

One of the common issue that most of the individuals are dealing with is that the restore often fails in the middle of the processor it does not happen at all. To help you deal with this situation here we have a few steps that you need to follow.

a. You have to open settings and select the option of iCloud. Select the option of Storage and Backup and then select manage storage.

b. Make sure that your camera roll is turned on and then select the option that has your device name. Remember that it is the same device that you are trying to backup. In this way, you will get the surety that all your photos and videos are being backed up and you have lost none of your data.

c. Just wait for a few seconds and you will be able to restore all the files from your iCloud backup that you want back on your device. In case that the problem persists, it is better that you contact the Apple support.

There are many individuals that are using the iMyFone D-Port Pro instead of the iCloud backup to restore their files. They are aware of the fact that it will only take a few seconds to restore all the files and they will not have to deal with the restoration failed messages.

The biggest attraction of the platform is that it is easy to use. You will be amazed to know that there are different packages available so that you can select the one that you like the most and you will not have to disturb your budget. iMyFone D-Port Pro will safely restore all the important files.  

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