How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup

How do you restore iPhone from iCloud backup? Well, iCloud is a notable feature in iOS devices beyond all doubt, with which you can backup and restore data from iOS device at any place that there is network. With iCloud, you can completely get rid of the situation that you can only restore backup data in local computer drive. iCloud supports all iOS devices that run iOS 5 or later version, so you can use it to backup iPhone 6, 5, 5S, 5C, 4, etc. When you lose data from iPhone, you can easily restore iPhone from iCloud backup.

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Why Do You Need to Restore iPhone from iCloud?

You might need to restore your iPhone from iCloud backup in different situations. Here are some possible reasons why you need to restore data for iPhone from iCloud backup:

1. Data got lost from iPhone
Usually, you may suffer data loss problem on iPhone due to different reasons, such as:

2. You may need to restore iPhone from iCloud backup when you want to transfer data from an old iPhone to a new one. You can transfer everything such as text messages, contacts, videos, emails, music, etc from old iPhone to new one with iCloud backup.

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup?

You must make sure that you have backed up iPhone with iCloud in advance if you want to restore data from iCloud backup. Still have no idea on how to backup your iPhone with iCloud? Follow this guide to backup iPhone to iCloud in a few steps:

Step1. Make sure that your iPhone has been connected to network and sign in iCloud. Click "Settings" on your iPhone and select "iCloud".

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Step2. You can see an option for iCloud backup, you need to put it to "On" side for the data you want to backup and then click "Storage & Backup".

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Step3. Turn on the "iCloud Backup" and click "Back up Now" so that all data will be backed up to iCloud automatically.

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After setting on iCloud, iPhone will automatically backup everything to iCloud once you connect it to a proper network.

Restore iPhone from iCloud backup

After setting to back data from iPhone to iCloud, you can restore lost iPhone files from iCloud backup. Follow the steps below to restore iPhone data from iCloud backup:

Step1. Connect your iPhone to network. Launch "Settings" on your iPhone and the click "General" > click "Reset".

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Step2. Choose "Erase All Content and Settings".

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Step3. Select "Restore from iCloud Backup" and Sign in iCloud with an Apple ID.

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Step4. Select all backup files you want to recover and it will be restored to your iPhone automatically.

Freeware to Extract Files from iCloud Backup for iPhone Recovery

If you cannot find the backup data on iCloud since the old backup data has been overwritten by new backup, can you recover data from iPhone without iCloud backup? You may rely on data recovery for iPhone to extract all lost files from iCloud. You can run data recovery for iPhone to scan the iCloud backup so as to extract all files from it. Or you can also run the data recovery for iPhone to scan your iPhone to recover lost files directly.

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