How to Restore iPhone 7 from iCloud Backup

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud
How to Restore iPhone from iCloud

Once you enable iCloud backup, iCloud will backup your iOS device anytime with the Wi-Fi network connected. And iCloud backup securely stores most of your iOS data and settings. After you got a new iPhone 7, it’s simple to set up your new iPhone 7 by restoring from iCloud backup. In this way, you can easily get your previous iOS data like messages, device settings, app data, etc from an iCloud backup to your iPhone 7 just in one go. And you can read this post what’s in an iCloud backup to know more about what you can restore from an iCloud backup to your iPhone 7. And below, we’ll talk about how to restore iPhone 7 from iCloud.

Also Read: How to backup your iPhone 7 to iCloud >>

How to Restore iPhone 7 from iCloud Backup

Before we start, make sure you have a recent iCloud backup to restore. And if your iPhone 7 is completely new and never has been used, please follow the below steps to restore your new iPhone 7 from iCloud.

Step 1. Go to Apps & Data on your iPhone 7 and choose “Restore from iCloud Backup”.

Restore iPhone 7 from iCloud backup
Restore iPhone 7 from iCloud backup

Step 2. Sign in to your iCloud if promoted.

Step 3. After signing in to your iCloud, you will see a list of available backups in iCloud, then choose one you want to restore to your iPhone 7.

Note: You can check whether the iCloud backup you chose is fully restored in Settings > iCloud > Storage.

If you have already set up your iPhone 7

What’s more, if you have already set up your iPhone 7, you need to tap “Erase All Content and Settings” as we show below in Settings > General > Reset to remove all your existing data on your iPhone 7, then you can follow the steps we showed above to restore your iPhone 7 from an iCloud Backup.

Erase all contenet and settings
Erase all content and settings

The Bottom Line

As we showed above, Apple makes it easy to set up a new iPhone 7 or restore iPhone 7 already used from iCloud backup. And hope this guide will be helpful. If you have any question, please leave them in comment section for discussion.

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