iTunes Restore
1.1 iTunes Restore
1.2 Restore iTunes Purchases
1.3 Restore iTunes Library
1.4 iTunes Restore Errors

How to Restore iPhone from iTunes or Without iTunes

Due to various reasons, you need to restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. At this time, iTunes can be a good helper to make the iTunes restore. However, for many iOS users, iTunes isn't an easy-to-use restoring tool. Do you know how to restore iPhone from iTunes backup? What's more, how to restore iPhone without iTunes? Keep reading to find the answers.

iTunes Restore

Part 1. iTunes restore - How to restore iPhone from iTunes

When you want to restore from a backup file, iTunes offers a regular way to do that. You can take the following guide to learn how to make iTunes restore.

Step 1Launch the latest version of iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to it with USB cable.

Step 2Click on the iPhone icon in the upper left corner of the iTunes window. Then click "Summary" on the left list.

Restore iPhone from iTunes

Step 3Click "Restore Backup" and then choose your iPhone and click "Restore" to start the iTunes restore.

Note: You may need to enter your password to unlock the iTunes backup files.

Part 2. How to restore iPhone without iTunes

Similar to iTunes, iCloud can also help you restore iPhone from backup. This method enables you to restore iPhone/iPad/iPod without iTunes. Next steps will show you how to restore iPhone from iCloud backup.

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes

Step 1Unlock your iPhone and open the "Settings" app.

Step 2Tap "General" > "Reset" > "Erase all content and settings".

Step 3Log into your Apple account and tap "Erase Now" to restore iPhone without iTunes.

Step 4When the iPhone restoring is finished, you will enter the "Apps & Data" screen. Choose the "Restore from iCloud Backup" option.

Step 5Log into your Apple account to download the iCloud backup. After that, you can restore iPhone from the backup.

Part 3. How to restore iPhone without iTunes/iCloud backup

With iTunes restore or iCloud restore, you can handily restore iPhone from a backup. What if you don't have a suitable iTunes/iCloud backup file? Do you know how to restore your iOS device? Here we sincerely recommend the professional iPhone Data Recovery to help you restore iPhone from iTunes backup or without iTunes. Free download it and have a try.

Step 1Launch iPhone Data Recovery

Download, install and run this powerful iPhone restoring software on your computer. Connect your iPhone to it.

iPhone Data Recovery

Step 2Stan iPhone data

Click "Start Scan" to scan your iPhone files. After scanning, all types of data on your iPhone will be listed in categories on the left.

Stan iPhone

Step 3Restore iPhone

Click the file type on the left control, and you can preview the details of each data on the right window. Mark the files you want to restore and click "Recover" button to restore iPhone.

Restore iPhone
FoneLab - iPhone Data Recovery For Mac

If you want to restore iPhone from iTunes backup, you can select the second recovery mode, "Recover from iTunes Backup". This mode enables you to make iTunes restore with any backup you ever created. Moreover, you are allowed to recover iPhone data from iCloud backup.

With this method, you can handily restore iPad, iPhone or iPod. Three recovery modes are provided in this tool, you can also restore iPad from iTunes/iCloud backup. In addition, it can work as a good tool to help you back up all types of iPad data to PC/Mac. Almost all frequenlty-used iOS data can be restored, such as contacts, messages, pictures, call logs, videos, audios, etc. You can free download it and give a try.

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June 20, 2018 17:00 / Updated by to iTunes