dr.fone - Backup & Restore (iOS): How To
iCloud is one of the most convenient way to back up our iOS devices. But when we need to restore the iCloud backup to iPhone/iPad, you'll find it not that convenient any more. We can only restore the whole iCloud backup during the iOS device setup process. So here it comes with dr.fone - Backup & Restore (iOS), which enables us to selectively restore any content from iCloud backup to iPhone/iPad, without affecting the existing data on the device.
Let's check how we can restore iCloud backup content to iPhone/iPad with dr.fone.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer
Download and install dr.fone on your computer. Launch dr.fone and select "Backup & Resotre" among all the tools.
Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer using a lightening cable. Then click "Restore" on the program.
Step 2. Sign in your iCloud credentialsOn the left column, select Restore from iCloud Backup. Then sign in your iCloud accont.
If you have turned on two-factor authentication for your iCloud account, you will receive a verification code. Enter the verification code on dr.fone and click Verify.
Step 3. Download iCloud backup content
Once you sign in your iCloud account successfully, dr.fone will display all the backup files on your iCloud account. Click the Download button to download the backup file.
Step 4. Preview and restore iCloud backup to iPhone/iPad
After the backup file is downloaded successfully, dr.fone will display all iCloud backup data in different categories. You can preview each iCloud backup data and select the ones you would like to restore.
Then click Restore to Device to restore iCloud backup to iPhone/iPad selectively. Currently dr.fone supports to restore Messages, Contacts, Call history, Calendar, Photo, Voice Memos, Notes, Bookmarks, Safari history from iCloud backup to iPhone/iPad.