After clicking the device icon in iTunes, two buttons “Restore iPhone” and “Restore Backup” under the Summary may trouble you much. Keep reading to find out the difference between them.
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Connect the iPhone to the computer, click on the device in iTunes, and under Summary there are two buttons “Restore iPhone” and “Restore Backup”. What is the difference in terms of what is actually restored? Please help!
- A User from Ask Different
Sometimes you may encounter the same confusing situation as mentioned above and hesitate to continue the operation out of caution. That’s why this tip was born, in which we explain the two different situations – “restore iPhone to factory settings” and “restore iPhone from iTunes backup”. Read on to check the details.
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Restoring iPhone wipes the iPhone of all information and settings, and reinstalls iOS, leaving the iPhone reset to factory settings. Namely, the iPhone is left with just the latest iOS and the Apple default apps as it were new.
Restoring Backup restores the content of an iTunes backup created in the past. It restores iPhone’s data and settings such as photos in camera roll, saved images, app settings, home screen layout, etc. from your iTunes backup. If you encrypted your backup by setting a password before, when you try to restore from it, you’ll be asked to enter your password to unlock the iTunes backup. However, if you forgot iTunes backup password unfortunately, you’ll not be allowed to restore from backup.
Although restoring iPhone from iTunes backup enables you to recover the important data that you lost or carelessly deleted, however this will cause all recently produced content, like new photos, latest messages and notes, etc. disappeared. An iTunes alternative called Primo iPhone Data Recovery is capable of recovering iPhone files from iTunes backup without data loss.
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Whether you have backup or not, Primo iPhone Data Recovery always finds ways to extract and recover your iOS files and data. Just download Primo iPhone Data Recovery to try to get your iPhone data back.
Lydia Member of @PrimoSync team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.