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How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup?

With the release of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus, many iPhone users will switch their old iPhone to the latest iPhone. Many users email us to ask how to restore iPhone from iCloud backup files.

“I am using both the latest iPhone 6s and my old iPhone 5s. Now I want to restore my iPhone 6s with the iCloud backup of my iPhone 5s. So I can use iPhone 6s as the only one mobile phone with me. However, I don’t want to lose the data on my iPhone 6s now. How can I do this?”
Asked by Melissa

The question from Melissa is asked hundreds of times every day by iPhone users. In this article, we will show you how to restore iPhone from iCloud without wiping the data on your iPhone now. Talking about restoring iPhone from iCloud, people will say, you can directly restore your iPhone with iCloud on your iPhone. Yes, but this will have a big problem if you have important data, such as photos, sms, contacts on your iPhone that you don’t have in your iCloud backup file. All the data on your iPhone will be deleted after restoring your iPhone.

In this article, we will use iPhone data recovery software to download your iCloud backup file and restore the data in it for your iPhone. This method is the best way to restore iPhone from iCloud till now. It will keep all the data on your iPhone safely.

Step 1. Log in your iCloud account

After you download, install and run this software on your computer, you need to choose “Recover from iCloud backup file” option. Then you need to log in your iCloud account on the interface of the software.

recover from iCloud backup

Step 2. Download and Scan the iCloud backup file for your iPhone

After you sign into your iCloud account, you can see all the iCloud backup files listed in your iCloud account. You need to choose the one you want to restore your iPhone from and download it.

iCloud backup file list

Once it finishes downloading the iCloud backup file, you can click “Scan” button. The recovery software will scan the backup file and list all the data on the interface.

scan iCloud

Step 3. Preview and Recover

According to your need, you can easily preview the data. The select all the data you want to recover and click “Recover” button. All the data will be restored to your computer easily.

iPhone Data Recovery software can easily retrieve photos from iCloud and also restore iPhone text messages, videos, contacts, whatsapp messages, call history and other data from iCloud backup files, iTunes backup file and also iPhone 6s plus/6s/6 plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3 GS easily.