How to Restore iPhone From iCloud Backup on iOS 10/9/8

Part 1 Latest iPhone News - Apple Hinted iPhone 7's Design Closer to iPhone 4

Apple is developing a way to make the smart phone flat metal frame at the same time there is a new method shiny sharp edges.

Apple will not be much change in appearance in this year's release of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, so for next year's iPhone 7, everyone seems to be more full of interest. Before there was a man named Ivo Maric artists on their own Instagram account released the iPhone 4 and iPhone 6 design fused together iPhone 7 imaginary figure, received a lot of attention. According to the latest indications, the iPhone 4 before have used the interest angular and graphic design style not only designers, and even Apple itself has not given up the idea.
According to a recent Apple patent shows that Apple is developing a way to make the smart phone flat metal frame at the same time there is a new method shiny sharp edges. And this patent also describes in detail his ideas outline.
However, this patent does not in itself explain too many problems, after all, this patent can be applied to any size and shape of the device, such as Apple Watch and MacBook, etc., but not limited to iPhone. From the design point of view on the picture, very close to the great success of the year iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 is Published in June 2010, while Apple patent filed this time in July 2015.

Related Article: How to Transfer Data from Old iPhone to iPhone 7

Part 2 How to Restore iPhone From iCloud Backup on iOS 9/8

 Method 1: Selectively Restore iPhone From iCloud Backup on iOS 9/8 With 3rd Party Tool 

When you buy a new iPhone, just like the iPhone 7 or iPhone 6S, you might need to restore data from iCloud backup to get everything back to your new iPhone. This ways works too after you reset your iPhone as a new one. Yeah, restore iPhone from iCloud backup is very simple (as the following steps show). However, there is another situation. When you get your important data lost on your iPhone or other iOS devices, but you find that you just can't simply restore your iOS device from iCloud, because some data on the device currently is important too. In this case, you should selectively restore your iOS from iCloud backup. Choose the right way to restore iOS device from iCloud backup that's suit for you.

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After running iOS Data Recovery, choose the restoring mode - "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" on the top. Then you get this window on the right. Fill in your iCloud account and password to sign in.

Note: This tool takes your privacy seriously. We never keep a record of any your Apple account info or content at any time during your sessions.


This tool finds all iCloud backup files in your account. Select your wanted one and click "Download" to get the iCloud backup file downloaded.
Then, scan the iCloud content by clicking "Scan". The scan will be complete in a few minutes. After that, preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file, including contacts, messages, photos, etc.Tick your desired data and click the "Recover button" to save them on your computer in 1 click.

Note: Before closing the tool, you can back to the home screen to delete the downloaded iCloud backup from your computer. Then log out your iCloud account.

 Method 2: How to Restore iPhone from iCloud 

Attention: This method of recovery will restore all data from your iCloud backup to iPhone, in other words, the existing data storing on your iPhone will be overwitten by the iCloud backup file. So, please be careful before restoring your iPhone data.

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When the iPhone screen shows hello in multiple languages swipe to start the setup. You will then want to Connect to WiFi if available. On the next screen choose to Enable Location Services if you want apps to use your location for helpful tasks.

Get started restoring an iPhone from iCloud

On this next screen you will choose to Restore from iCloud Backup. You will now need to enter your Apple ID & password and then choose Agree. Wait a minute or so for the Apple ID to set up.

When prompted choose Restore from iCloud backup

Now you can choose your backup. If you are restoring the iPhone from an iCloud backup you made on this device find it and tap. If you are restoring an old iPhone to a new iPhone tap on that backup.

Choose the iCloud backup to restore to your iPhone

Swipe on the second hello screen and then tap on Continue. Enter your Apple ID password again and then choose to set up iMessage & FaceTime. The next screen will ask you to set up Touch ID, create a Passcode and set up Apple Pay. You can skip these if you want. Another screen will ask you about iCloud Keychain. If you use this, you can set up by verifying with another device, which is the easiest method.

Wait for Apple to verify the restore

After several minutes the iPhone will boot to the home screen but you will see apps that are waiting to be completely installed. The grayed out app icons indicate apps that need downloaded before you can use them. If prompted enter your Apple ID password in an iMessage pop up.

After this screen you can use the iPhone, but you will need to wait for apps to restore

From here you need to wait for the restore to download apps and put them back in same place. You cannot use an app until it is downloaded. If several apps are stuck on gray after an iCloud restore you need to open the App Store, tap on Updates and then Update All. This will take a little time to complete.

Wait for the iPhone to restore the iPhone from iCloud backup

You may see a message that some items could not be restored. The iPhone does not list what those items are, but you can sync to your computer and it may restore some of these items to your iPhone.

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Restore iPhone Lost Data from iTunes Backup
Directly Recover iPhone Data Without Backup


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