How to Restore iPhone 6 from iCloud

Are you familiar with the iCloud on your iPhone 6? iCloud is usually used to back up data from iOS device, so you can set up your iPhone 6 to being backed up to iCloud. If you lose any data from iPhone 6 due to any reason, you can easily restore the device from iCloud backup. This page will share how to restore iPhone 6 data from iCloud backup.

Reasons for iPhone 6 Data Loss

Generally speaking, you need iCloud backup when data got lost from iPhone 6. Then, what are the reasons for iPhone 6 data loss?

Something You Should Know before Restoring iPhone 6 from iCloud Backup

You can recover deleted or lost files including images, music, videos, documents, SMS text messages, etc from iPhone 6 in all data loss situations. However, you should know some important point before performing iPhone 6 data recovery from iCloud backup:

1. It will erase all contents and settings on your iPhone 6 and then restore your iPhone 6 device from the iCloud backup.

2. When you attempt to restore the iPhone 6 from iCloud backup, you may see more than one backup in iCloud. You can only select a particular iCloud backup to restore. You are unable to select contents from two or more backups or only restore some particular files. For example, the iCloud backup might contain different kinds of files such as photos, audio files, MP4 files, MP3 files, WMA files, office files, etc, you have to restore the iCloud backup completely rather than only recovering some photos or videos.

How to Restore iPhone 6 with iCloud Backup?

You have to make sure that backed up your iPhone 6 with iCloud in advance if you want to restore it from iCloud backup. Then, you can click Settings on iPhone 6 > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings > Sign into iCloud with an account and then click Restore from iCloud Backup > select the backup in backups list in iCloud and restore it

Restore Old Data to New iPhone 6 with iCloud

If you buy a new iPhone 6, you may want to restore old data from the old iPhone to your new iPhone 6. You can restore data from old iPhone to new iPhone 6 with iCloud by following two simple steps:

Step1. You need to connect the old iPhone to WiFi and then backup it to iCloud by following click Settings > iCloud > Backup > iCloud Backup > toggle the iCloud Backup to on side > click Back Up Now

Pay attention: If you ever used iCloud to backup the old iPhone before, it will be backed up to iCloud automatically after connecting it to WiFi

Step2. After backup old iPhone to iCloud, you can connect the new iPhone 6 to WiFi and restore all backup to new iPhone 6 by following guide: Set up your iPhone 6 by clicking Set up as new iPhone > Restore from iCloud Backup > sign into iCloud with the same Apple ID that used to backup the old iPhone > select the backup you want to restore and restore it to the new iPhone 6

Restore iPhone 6 with Freeware without iCloud

If you did not backup iPhone 6 with iCloud before data loss or the iCloud failed after iOS update failure or some other reasons, you can use data recovery for iPhone to restore data directly from the device or extract files from iCloud when backup data is corrupted or deleted.

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Last updated on Aug 30, 2021

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