iOS Backup & Restore – Complete Step By Step User Guide!

iOS Data Backup & Restore software allow users to backup data of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to computer and then those backed-up data can be easily restored back to iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

The tool also allows users to preview and restore data selectively. Beside that it also allow users to backup, export and print iPhone, iPad and iPod touch data on computer. It also allows users to restore data selectively from iTunes and iCloud backup to iOS devices.

Below, let us find out the complete tutorial user guide on how to backup iPhone/iPad or iPod touch data and restore them back.

Part 1: Backup iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Data To Computer

Part 2: Restore Data From Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

Part 3: Restore Data From iTunes Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

Part 4: Restore Data From iCloud Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

Part 1: Backup iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Data To Computer

Step 1: Connect Your iOS Device To Computer

First download, install and launch iOS Data Backup & Restore on your computer and click on “Backup & Restore” module from the available list. Then with the help of USB/Lightning cable connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to computer. The software will automatically detect your iOS device.

*Trial version only scans and previews files.

*Trial version only scans and previews files.

For iOS device, iOS Backup & Restore Tool support to backup most of the data types such as photos, videos, contacts, text SMS, social app data (WhatsApp, Kik, Viber, Kik, LINE, etc), voice memos, privacy data and much more. So, in order to back up your iOS device, simply click on “Backup”.

Step 2: Select The Type of Files To Backup

After you click on “Backup”, the software will automatically detect all the file types on your device and then you can select what file types you want to back up. After you select the file types, click on “Backup” button.

You may also click on folder icon that is just placed below the file types to set the destination path for saving backup file as per your requirement.

The complete backup process may take few minutes, depending upon the size of data stored on your iOS device. Then, the software will show all types of supported data such as multimedia, privacy, app data, and other data.

Step 3: View What’s Have Been Backed Up

Once the backup process gets completed, you can click on “View Backup History”, it will display all the iOS device backup history. Now simply click on “View” to see all the data that have been backed-up from your iOS device. You can select one file or multiple file files to print or export them to your computer.


Part 2: Restore Data From Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

Step 1: Select The Backup File To Restore

Open iOS Backup and Restore software on your computer. Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to computer. Click on “Backup & Restore” module.

If you have earlier backed-up your iOS device by using this software, then it will show the option of “View Backup History”. Simply click on this option to see the backup file list.

Then the software will show the backup history. Just select the backup file from the list by which you want to restore data. Click on “View” button or click on “Next” button located at the bottom of the program.

Step 2: View and Restore The Data From The Backup

Once, you click on “View”, in few seconds the software will analyse the backup file and shows all the data in “Categories”.

You can now select the files that you want to restore. At present, the software supports to restore photos, videos, music, contacts, notes, call history, voice memos, messages, calendar, Safari bookmarks to device. Hence, you can restore these files directly to your device or you can export them all to your computer.

If you wish to restore the files to your device, then select the files and click on “Restore to Device”. In just few seconds the selected files will get restored on your iOS device.

If you wish to export the files to your computer, then select the files and click on “Export to PC”. Then allocate the save path to export your files.


Part 3: Restore Data From iTunes Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

If you have a backup of your iOS device to iTunes, then you can use iOS Backup and Restore software to restore your device from iTunes backup. It doesn’t matter whether you want to bring back some important data back to your device or you want to transfer data to new device.

Here, learn the steps to restore iTunes backup content to iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS Backup and Restore software.

Step 1: Connect Your iOS Device To Computer

First of all download, install and launch iOS Backup & Restore software on your computer and then select the “Backup & Restore” module among the available options.

*Trial version only scans and previews files.

*Trial version only scans and previews files.

Next, connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your computer with the help of USB/Lightning cable. Then click on “Restore” option from the program.

Step 2: Analyse The Files From The iTunes Backup

From the left panel, click on “Restore From iTunes Backup”. The software will list all the iTunes backup files from the default iTunes backup file location. Select the iTunes backup file that you want to restore and then click on “View” or “Next” button located at the bottom of the program.

Step 3: Preview And Restore The Files From The iTunes Backup To iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch

iOS Backup & Restore will retrieve all data from the iTunes backup and it will show up in different file types categories.

You can now preview each file types and select the ones that you want back and then click on “Restore to Device” to restore the files from iTunes backup to you iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.


Part 4: Restore Data From iCloud Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

It is good to have iCloud backup of our iOS device. But when we required to restore from the iCloud backup, then you will find that it is not the best method any more. It is because, you have to erase all settings and content of your device and then set-it up your device from beginning and restore from iCloud backup.

Additionally, the recent files that were not backed-up to iCloud will get erased, if you restore from iCloud backup files. So, the best way to restore data from iCloud backup is to use iOS Backup and Restore Tool, it will help you to restore file selectively from iCloud backup to iOS device without affecting the existing data on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

So, let’s learn the steps to restore data from iCloud backup to iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch with iOS Backup & Restore Tool.

Step 1: Connect Your iOS Device To Computer

Download, install and launch iOS Backup & Restore software on your computer and select “Backup & Restore” among the available modules.

*Trial version only scans and previews files.

*Trial version only scans and previews files.

Now connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to computer with the use of Lightning/USB cable. Then click on “Restore” option on the program.

Step 2: Log-in To Your iCloud Account

From the left panel, click on “Restore from iCloud Backup”, then log-in to your iCloud account.

If two-factor authentication is turned on for your iCloud account, then you will receive the verification code. Simply, enter the verification code to the program and click “Verify”.

Step 3: Download The iCloud Backup File

After logging to your iCloud account, the software will display the all the backup files on your iCloud account. Simply click on “Download” button to download the backup file.

Step 4: Preview And Restore The Data From iCloud Backup To iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

Once you download the backup file, the software will show all the iCloud backup files in different data type categories. You can now preview each iCloud backup files.

Now, select the files that you want back and then click on “Restore to Device”. At present, the software supports to restore photos, videos, music, contacts, notes, call history, voice memos, messages, calendar, Safari bookmarks from iCloud backup to iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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