There is no doubt that the 10th anniversary iPhone will be a massive update. According to estimates, the sales of iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7 s Plus will be strong. After Apple launches the three new iPhone models to the market in this fall, many iPhone users will choose to update their old iPhone to iPhone X/8/7s/7s Plus.
When it comes to switching iPhones, one of the top things for many people is transferring data from old iPhone to the new one. And thanks to iCloud, we can easily complete this task through restoring iCloud backup to new iPhone. Now, follow us to learn how to restore iPhoneX/ 8/7s/7s Plus from iCloud backup step by step.
Step 1. Backup your old iPhone to iCloud
Before restoring nee iPhone from iCloud, you need to make sure you have an available backup to use. To check your iCloud backups, go to Settings on old iPhone, tap on your Apple ID section > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage, then tap on your device name to see the backp details.
If you don’t have a recent iCloud backup, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Backup, then tap Back Up Now.
Step 2. Restore new iPhone from iCloud backup
If you have already set up your iPhone, you need to erase all data and settings firstly. To make it, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. Next, follow the on screen steps to work through the initial setup steps until you see the Apps & Data screen.
On the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore form iCloud Backup > sign in with your iCloud password > tap on the backup you want to restore to new iPhone > follow the prompts to proceed.
Keep in mind that if your have any information on your new iPhone, you’ll lose the information after you restore it from iCloud backup. If you want to get your data from old iPhone to new iPhone X/8/7s/7s Plus without restoring, here we recommend you to use iOS Data Recovery, a handy iPhone backup extractor to export iOS contents from iCloud backup and then move these content to your new iPhone.
First of all, you need to download and install iOS Data Recovery software on your Mac or Windows. Then, follow these steps to easily transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone after setup.
Step 1. Launch iOS Data Recovery and plug your iPhone X/8/7s/7s Plus.
Step 2. Choose Recover from iCloud > Next.
Step 3. Sign in with your iCloud account and password.
Step 4. Choose a recent backup to download and then click the Next button.
Step 5. Preview the items in iCloud backup and select the items your wish to restore to your new iPhone, then click “To Device” button to move them to your new iPhone.
iOS Data Recovery enables you to preview all your data that stored in iCloud backup and allows you to restore them to your iPhone without resetting. Besides, you can also use it to extract iPhone data from iTunes backup with the similar steps above. Want to restore iPhone from backup without resetting? Download iOS Data Recovery to have a try >
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