How to Restore iPhone from iPad Backup

Want to restore your iPhone from iPad backup? Don't worry. As long as you've synced your iPad with iTunes, your iPad data is safely saved in database in file system. You don't need to waste much time to restore iPhone from iPad backup file with iTunes, with a third-party restoring tool, you can restore iPhone with iPad backup file in 2 steps, no sweat.

3 steps to restore iPhone from iPad backup file

First of all, your need to get the assistant tool here: Wondershare dr.fone for ios (Mac iPhone Data Recovery) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS(iPhone Data Recovery) (for Windows users) (newly supported iOS 9). This program is 100% reliable and effective. You can use it to restore your iPhone from any iPad backup, and preview the content in details before you restore, deciding which one you want. Besides iPad backup files, it also allows you to restore your iPhone with iPod touch backup or other iPhone backup.

Download the free trial version of this software below and install it on your Mac.

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Next, let's try to restore iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 Plus/6/ 5/4S/4/3GS from iPad backup files in detailed steps together.

Step 1. Extract your iPad backup file

Run the program on your Mac and find your iPad backup. Select it and click "Start Scan" to extract the content for preview.

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Step 2. Restore iPhone from iPad backup file

After extracting, you can preview all the contents of your iPad backup file. Mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac for your iPhone restore.

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Now you can restore your iPhone from the recovered iPad backup file. It's not difficult. Just import it to your iTunes and move to your iPhone.

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Further Reading

Recover iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover deleted photos on iphone: This article shows you how to recover deleted photos on iphone in different ways.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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Once click to transfer contacts, messages, call logs, calendar, photos, music, video and apps between phones.

Dr.Fone for iOS

Dr.Fone for iOS

(iPhone Data Recovery)

A full solution to recover deleted contacts, messages, photos, notes, etc. from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Nov 20,2015 17:43 pm / Posted by Selena Lee to iPhone

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Hi, this product is fully compatible with iOS 9.0.2 and the latest iTunes. You can download it and try it yourself.
Still possible? Got iOS 9.0.2 on iPad, does My iPhone get 9.0.2 if i restore it whit iPad back up?
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