How to Restore iPhone Without Wifi (iPhone X/iPhone 8 Supported)

One needs to understand that when you are restoring your data from iCloud, it is impossible to do it without Wi-Fi. As the amount of data that will be transferred can be very huge, mostly the transfer is done over Wi-Fi to ensure that the data pan doesn’t end up being exhausted many times over the limit. So, if you want to restore your iCloud backup, you would need a Wi-Fi connection. What if there is no Wi-Fi available? Let us see some details on how to restore iPhone without wifi.

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Tip 1. Restore from iTunes Backup

It is not necessary to open Wifi connection when restoring your device using an iTunes backup, here are the steps which you need to follow.

Step 1. On the computer wherein you have backed up data of the device, open iTunes and connect your device to the computer with the help of USB cable.

Step 2. Now, you need to select the device on which you want to restore the content. You will find the device name in iTunes dashboard itself. And choose the option “restore backup".

Step 3. You will find a list of backup files. Look at the date and size and then decide which backup file seems to have the data you want to restore. Select that backup file and then click “Restore”.

Step 4. Keep the device connected until the data has been restored and new content has been synced to iTunes

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Tip 2. Restore A Full Backup to iPhone without Overwriting the Previous Backup

Now, there is an app which can come in handy to restore iPhone without internet. Surely, you will like to know more about it, isn’t it? Let us see the details.

iMyFone D-Port Pro Backup & Restore Tool

Key Features:

  • It helps you easily extract data from the backup without affecting the other data.
  • You can make a full or partial backup and even export 18 types of data from the device.
  • It offers easy restoration of all the content to the device, or restore only Messages, WhatsApp data or WeChat data.

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If you are looking to restore a full backup to the new device, here are the key steps you need to follow.

Step 1. Download iMyFone D-Port Pro on your system and then install it. After running the application, click on “restore full backup”.

restore a full backup

Step 2. Make sure that the device is connected or else you will be prompted to connect your device. You will be told that restoring the full backup will overwrite the existing data. If you are sure about that, click on “restore” to initiate the process.

connect iPhone to computer

Step 3. The restoring will start and the process can be time-consuming based on the size of the backup. Make it a point not to disconnect the device when the data is being stored.

restore the backup to device

Step 4. After the restoring process, you can view the restored data on your device.

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These are the simple steps which will give you the complete restored content to the new device.

Tip 3. Restore only Messages, Whatsapp or WeChat data to iPhone

Sometimes you do not want to restore the complete content and you may wish to only have some content restored to your phone. In such cases, here are the steps you need to follow.

Step 1. Download iMyFone D-Port Pro on your system and then install it. On the screen that pops choose the “restore partial backup” option. Now you will find a prompt wherein you can select the type of data you want to restore.Then click “Next” to scan

select data type to restore

Step 2. After the scanning, you will then find a list of the content present and you can choose the ones you want to restore by previewing them and then click on restore.

select data to restore

Step 3. This will complete the restoration process for several minutes without overwriting the other data.

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These are the simple steps which can help you restore data even without the need to have any Wi-Fi connection with iMyFone D-Port Pro.

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