A backup is a snapshot of the current state of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
When you restore a backup, you can:
You can restore backups with iCloud, iTunes, or iMazing.
|Restore last iCloud backup||Restore iTunes or iMazing backups||Restore iTunes or iMazing backups|
|No restore customisation||No restore customisation||Choose what data and which Apps are restored|
|Blind restore||Blind restore||Browse backup before restore|
Download and install iMazing on your Mac or PC computer
To restore an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch from a backup:
- Once you've closed the wizard, you can check the process of your backup by clicking the Operations button in iMazing's upper toolbar.
- To restore a backup to multiple devices select the backup in the left sidebar, and choose Restore backup from the Actions Panel.
The Restore Wizard will give you the option to choose multiple targets devices.
The restore options allow you to customise what data and apps you want to restore.
Choose what data to restore Select what datasets you want to restore. Use the Select All checkbox to select or deselect all datasets. The following must be restored:
|Accounts:||Accounts are all email, contacts, calendars and other cloud service configured on your device.|
|Other Data and Preferences:||Other data and preferences are all settings, system files etc so basically all the data not related to a dataset in particular.|
Choose which apps to restore Choose what apps you want to restore, and which ones you want to exclude. Use the Select All checkbox to select or deselect all apps.
On this screen, you can choose to to restore backups for the selected device, or backup from another device.
|current device||lists all backups for selected device|
|other backups||lists the latest backup from other devices|
Find My iPhone includes a feature called Activation Lock that is designed to prevent anyone else from using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch if it's ever lost or stolen. Activation Lock is enabled automatically when you turn on Find My iPhone.
When Find My iPhone is turned on, Activation Lock prevents iMazing from restoring a backup to your device.
To learn how to disable ativation lock, see How to turn off "Find my iPhone" on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
Restoring a backup might take some time to complete. To check the operation's status, click on the Operations button in the upper toolbar (see step 8).
Restoring a backup will not change the target device's passcode.
Backups do not include your iTunes Media Library (iTunes U, Podcasts, Ringtones, Videos, iBooks and Music).