There are some cases when you want to restore your data to an iPhone, probably because the old iPhone has started to delay, needing to be reinstalled to refresh. Or only when someone mischief your phone and enters the wrong password too many times, resulting in the device wholly locked and needs to perform the operation to restore the iPhone. It is also possible that you have decided to “play big” to switch to a more genuine new iPhone device and want to transfer your data to. So what to do to preserve the data in the machine when performing iPhone restore or change to a new device?

If you are worried about this, refer to the tips on backing up and restoring data on iPhone from’s iCloud Backup.

Instructions to Backup and retrieve data on iPhone

Backup iPhone data with iCloud

To limit data loss when we perform a reset, restore or change to a new iPhone device, users should perform backup operations more often with two tools iTunes or iCloud. In this article, will focus on how to back up via iCloud.

iCloud Backup comprises most of the data and settings stored on your device, specifically:

The application has been installed

Data with Apple Watch

Text messages, iMessage, MMS

Photos, videos on the device

History of buying Apple services (music, movies, TV shows, paid apps …)


Backing up this data on iCloud is entirely free, but the storage is limited to 5GB. Therefore, you should store massive data such as photos, videos, documents on other cloud tools like iCloud Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive to avoid full iCloud storage.

How to back up data on iCloud

To back up iCloud, you don’t need to plug your device into the computer, just have a full WiFi connection for the process to go smoothly. iCloud automatically backs up your device data daily.

How to turn on Backup on iPhone as follows:

Step 1: At the interface on the device, we click on Settings (Settings), click on the Apple ID account name at the top, and select iCloud.

Step 2: Next, in the iCloud list, scroll down and select iCloud Backup. In the next interface, we will proceed to turn on iCloud Backup mode, click OK in the dialog box appears.

At this point, your device will be in automatic backup mode, conducted daily.

In addition, you can also back up manually by clicking Backup now right below to make the device backed up always up to the present time. The backup process will take place immediately.


Note, iCloud needs to have plenty of free space to be able to carry out the Backup.

To check the current capacity of iCloud, go to Manageability to monitor, buy more memory to store if needed.

Instructions to restore data with iCloud after restoring and resetting iPhone

If your iPhone is running slowly or has annoying problems when using it, you should reset the device, erase all content on the device, and reinstall it.


How to restore iPhone, restore settings using iTunes

Instructions to restore factory reset Reset iPhone

After deleting, start the process of data recovery using iCloud. Remember to make a full backup of the above before removing your iPhone. Then do the following:


After erasing all content and settings, the device will reboot, and when you see the “Hello” screen, press the Home button.

Choose the language.

Select a country or region.

Select the WiFi network and log in to the system.

Turn on or disable positioning.

Set up Touch ID and password for your iPhone

When you get to the Apps & Data screen (Apps & Data), click on Restore from iCloud Backup (Restore from iCloud Backup).

Enter your Apple iCloud ID and password.

Agree to terms and conditions.

Select the Backup you want to use. Touch Show entire backups to see older backups stored in iCloud. Look at the date and capacity of each Backup to choose the most appropriate Backup. It will take a while to restore your Backup from iCloud…