I had a small problem on my iphone4 these days, often when I was going to unlock it by sliding the bar, it froze. I've seen that it was quiet a common problem so I've read some tutorials and I basically restore my phone. Before that I obviously did a backup on Itunes. Following the tutorial, when after restoring Itunes asked me if I wanted to restore it as a new iphone or I wanted to backup the old settings, I chose the first option. My phone was like a new one, empty with just the basic apps. I wasn't worried, I could see my backup still there, so I double clicked on the name on my iphone and he selected restore from the backup choosing the one I did before the restoring. At that point I had a bad surprise; a message came out saying: "itunes could not restore the iphone... because the backup was corrupt or not compatible with the iphone that is being restored"... I've tried so many things, I even recovered from a time machine a backup file from April but didn't get any better. I had two years of pictures, videos and other stuff in that backup Info: iPhone 4
Is there a way to restore my device to an old iCloud backup? Yesterday I had to restore my device with my iTunes backup and it was months old and I'm afraid that now my iCloud backup is overwritten. Is there a way to choose whick backup I want to restore and say, 2 days ago instead of the latest one?
lost my old iphone 4s and got a warranty replacement iphone 4s. However when I tried to restore a recent backup I made to the cloud it said that I could not do it because the old backup was on an older ios and the new phone was on a new ios. Is there anyway that I can somehow restore this backup? Also I don't have any backups to itunes. Info: iPhone 4S
I got the new iPad (3) and on the initializing I trying to restore from my itunes backup of my older iPad 2.�After backing up the iPad 2, I connected the new iPad and clicked restore from the backup file I chose, it starts to do the back up and then pops up an error message saying: This iPad could not be restored because the backup file is either corrupted or the ipad device that is restored is not supported. I used different backup files and I tried backing up afresh, but the error remain the same. Info: iPad (3rd gen) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iOS 5.1.1
Has anyone ever moved a backup folder for the iPhone onto a new PC/Laptop and successfully restored the iPhone back to its previous setup?I wiped the iPhone thinking it would just restore the backup I moved onto the new PC.I've got this problem and I'm worried I've lost everything I have the backup folders from my old (destroyed) pc so there is no way of using that. The error just says "itunes could not restore the iphone because the backup session failed"
I want to block the SQL Server database, so that no data can be export using third party tools and also the specific db can't be restore from old backups
Connected to iTunes, found was an update, backup performed, system proceeds to download software, I believe during install it has failed and now iPad has dies and only showing that it wants a cable to connect to iTunes. If hold down power and home button to restore it fails and just loops back. iTunes says it is now known as "iPad" when it was known as "Jason's iPad".It wants to restore factory settings which is fine as I have a backup I can restore. problem is it keeps looping without going anywhere with the same errors coming up. Your iPad can't be updated; you must restore it to factory settings. If you previously backed up the iPad, click restore backup after the restore process completes. Is there anything I can do without connecting to iTunes in the first instance? Is there a way to by pass the errors and get software on it that will allow it to then restore a backup? Info: iPad Mini, iOS 8.1, Think it was on 8.1 trying 8.1.1
Before I activated my new iphone 6+ today ... I backed up my old iphone 4 into my computer through itunes.� After activation I went into itunes to restore today's backup into the new phone and the backup from today vanished.� Part of the problem may be that when I plugged in the new phone itunes asked me to update their software in my computer.� Is there anyway to retrieve my backup from today?� Info: iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8.1.1
So my old Mac g4 12" hard drive bit the dust. Just received my new 13" - yeah! I had used Backup 3 to backup the drive to an external drive - another yeah I'm now trying to restore the backed up applications. However, when I open the full backup file I found with Backup 3, there is my old user folder comes up, but I can't seem to find the Applications folder so that I can restore my applications. Information: 13" iMac Mac OS X (10.6.1)
I bought a 2010 Alum Mac Mini (2.4Ghz/2GB/320GB/OS10.6.4) a couple months ago, and I restored it from a time machine backup from my old '08 Mac Mini (1.83ghz/2GB/OS10.6.4). All data moved successfully, but this machine seems 2x slower than my old Mac Mini. Issues I'm encountering include: iDisk sync extremely slow launching Apps slow Trouble handling more than 3 or 4 open apps (Chrome, iTunes, Pages, Numbers) Is it possible that this is an issue because of restoring from the backup?
I have followed the steps for restoring my iTunes library from my Time Machine backup. When I go to choose the library (which I copied to my new computer), the file remains grey and can't be selected. I copied two companion files that had .itdb labels as well as the library file (all were from the most current backup and showed that I had opened them the last time I used my computer before it died). I could not find any .xml files related to this iTunes library (some of the help said there would be files like this as well). My old computer was running iTunes 10.6.1, same as my new computer. Suggestions? The old computer is a 2008 MacBookPro. I can't get it to start up at all, but have the Time Machine backup from the last time it opened (last week). I'm trying to open the library on a 2011 MacBook Air. Info: iTunes, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
I got a new iPad2 today as a warranty replacement for one with screen issues.� The store tech backed everything up to iCloud when the switch was made about 9:30.� When I got home and went to restore the new iPad with my old data, it said the most recent backup was at 11:00.� Restoring with this backup basically restored to factor settings.� My question is is it possible to restore an iPad from iCloud with an old backup?� Can I tell it specifically to restore with the 9:30 backup or is that one completely gone and I am out of luck? Info: iPad 2
I'm trying to restore my new 4s (16g) to my backup, but it will not sync with iTunes, shows I have too much "other" taking up memory and I can't change the settings. Can't restore from backup due to corrupt file?? I've tried soft reset, restarting my computer, restoring the iPhone...exhausted and tired. Ready to return it. Info: iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1.1
I'm planning to restore my iPhone while updating to iOS 4 since I've bee using the same old backup for 3 years or so now, installed a bunch of thing etc... so I want to start from scratch. The only thing I don't want to lose are my SMS.I also don't want to jailbreak my iPhone. What are the solution to backup only my SMS (so not regular iTunes backup) and then restore that only to my freshly installed iOS4?
Say you have an app (Facebook, for arguments sake) which has messages, cached pictures etc. Is that info stored in the actual app file (iTunes Media > Mobile Applications) or do you have to trigger an iTunes backup? For context, I don't have access to a backup to restore my phone from however I do have a file system backup of my applications folder. If I install these apps to my new phone will they be fresh installs or will they retain my old data?
Is there a way to backup or export the blocked contact list of my iPhone? I want to backup or export or transfer the blocked list from my old iPhone 4s to iPhone 5s. I know I can backup the whole content of the old 4s and restore it to 5s in iTunes but I got another blocked list in my 5s and I don't want to overwrite it.�
What's the difference between syncing and restore from backup? i upgraded to iOS5 but i want to restore all the apps(games) and their respective settings, but when i click on 'Restore from Backup' iTunes says that it will only restore "contacts, calendars and notes", it doesn't say anything about restoring apps and their settings. And when i click on 'Sync Apps' iTunes says that it will delete all apps and stuff from the iPad 2 and i don't know if syncing restores all the apps with their respective settings. [url]...
My nearly full 64 GBs iPad is eating up my HD. I have like 200 MBs left! Is there a way to save the backup to an external HD to save it for whenever I need to restore?? If there isn't a way, I have a full Time machine backup, is it OK to delete the backup from iTunes, and if I needed the backup I restore it from Time machine, or I can't?? Information: White MacBook, iPhone 4, 64GB WiFi iPad Mac OS X (10.6.3)
I just got a 3gs a few days ago...i am trying to add my music to it and iTunes is not letting me drag and drop. this phone is a replacement for my old 2g and when i set up my new phone i restored it from my old one through backup on itunes. i have selected to manually manage my music b/c i have stuff in itunes that i don;t want/need on my phone. any ideas? Information: 13" macbook white Mac OS X (10.6.2)
How to format old iPad and transfer everything to new iPad? I have backed up my old iPad on iTunes. I need to format it to sell to a friend tomorrow. Do I just restore iPad to factory settings through iTunes and will my most recent backup stay stored in my iTunes to transfer my files on to iPad 3?
I have just started up a new server, its a fresh install, I have 2 old accounts from an old server backed up using the whm backup utility befroe the old server went off over a year ago.How do i go about restoring these to user accounts please, as putting the backup files in to the backup dir /home backup but evidently that dont works as the backups are not showing in the restore panel.
i had an error while syncing and now when i plug my ipad, itunes detects it ad a new ipad and gives me the choice to restore my old backup?? What is the problem?, i dont want to restore since my last backup is a few days old. What can i do to make itunes recognize my ipad as normal. I tried rebooting both my computer and the ipad with no succes. Should i reinstall itunes? Will i loose my last backup if i do so? I'm on windows 7 with itunes 9.2. Information: ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3
how can i restore old mobile backup from iCloud backup to new phone? Info: iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1.1
I have backup my data before perform update services, and now i can't find the backup and restore app to restore my saved data.
I upgraded to Windows 7 64-bit from Vista Ultimate 64-bit. While in Vista, I had automatic backups to an external drive. I cannot delete these old backups manually, and the Backup and Restore module does not recognize them as backups, so it won't manage them. How can I delete these old backups. When I try to delete them, I get an "Access denied" error. I can't even open the folder with the name of the computer.
When restarted my computer and reconnects my iPhone, it now prompts saying that iPhone in recovery mode and I must restore before it can be used with iTunes. I am very sure there's 2 backup copies in my (default designated) computer folder, with one being dated 12Mar (the day of updating). I browsed the computer folder while waiting for the downloads in iTunes. However the backup folder is now empty!! and I can't restore to any previous backup, and my phone cannot be turn on. The iTunes restore button asked if I wanted to restore to original factory settings. How could this happen?!! My Recycle bin has this item "iPhone3,1_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipsw". How can I retreive my previous phone backup, or just return to iOS5.0.1 with its data prior to the 5.1? Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1
I have updated my iPhone 4 to 5.1.1 and I can't restore my backup files because when I try to restore my backup iTunes shows that the backup is corrupted or not compatible with the iPhone Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1
I cleared a conversation by mistake earlier today. Plugged in the iPhone this evening, it synced and backed up. I didn't mean to let it do that! Now it means that if I restore from backup, it will restore with the conversation deleted. Is there a way to make iTunes revert to an older backup so I get the conversation back? Information: MacBook Mac OS X (10.5.1)
When I want to backup my iphone to itunes using a PC it asks me if I want to set up as new phone or restore from the backup. I don't want to do either. How do I get around this? I used to be able to find the answer to this just googling the question but the answer no longer appears anywhere. I also can't find it on the apple site. Info: iPhone 3GS, iOS 5.0.1, backup restore failure
I have a problem restoring backups. My mom wanted me to upgrade her iPad 1 from iOS 4.2 to iOS 5. I'm running Windows 7 with the latest iTunes. So I plugged her iPad in and clicked update. iTunes promted me to update and I clicked it. Then it told me that it would backup the iPad and then wipe it and update it. So I accepted the prompt and it upgraded successfully to iOS 5. Now I wanted it to restore the backup so I selected the backup file, entered the password, and the restore completes half way then tells me that iTunes cannot restore the backup because the backup is corrupt or not compatible with the device. I understand that there are apps to read from the backup file and extract stuff from it but they don't support encrypted files. I tried one program and it told me that the backup is complete and intact except for the fact that it is encrypted.
I have had this problem for a while -- how do you fix it? The artwork on the phone is wrong, but right on the computer's iTunes. Someone said to do a restore from backup, but I am nervous about doing that. The only 'restore' I see on iTunes says that the phone is restored to its factory defaults -- I don't want that! How do you restore from the latest backup? Information: Powermac G5 Mac OS X (10.4.2)
On my iPad 2 I was on beta 1. I synced a back up to my computer and then upgraded itunes to beta 3 and loaded ios 5 beta 3 on the ipad. The update loads fine, but when I "restore from backup" the backup will hang and it wont boot. This is if I use the backup from icloud or from itunes as I saved it on both. If I revert to beta 1 and restore the same exact backup it works no problem.
I have the original iPad. After updating with the latest iOS, I can't connect to iTunes. I can access iTunes, but when trying to purchase or update apps, I see the "waiting" icon, but eventually get a "can't connect to iTunes - please check network settings" message. I can connect to the internet, and my iPhone connects to iTunes with no problem. I've tried restoring from backup but this didn't solve the problem.
I recently changed MBPs and restored from Time Machine. Now I want to continue using the backup disk with about 6 months worth of backups on, but it wants to start again saying that there's not enough space for the initial backup. I can't see any way around this in the TM help, but I don't want to start afresh and delete all those old backups. Surely there's a way of making Time Machine think the computer is the old one?
So I needed to restore my iphone from a backup because when I tried syncing an app I got an error then everytime I connected my phone to itunes it was asking to either restore from backup or setup as new device and I restored from backup.Just wanted to know if my iphone is still jailbroken after restoring from a backup because I still have Cydia and the other stuff.
Tried doing a couple of searches but couldn't find a direct answer.How do I backup my jailbroken ipad? I would like to have the jailbroken apps backed up as well.It's not something simple like connecting to itunes to backup correct?Also, later down the road if I wanted to restore from backup, would I be able to choose which backup to restore from (if 1 choice was a clean non-jailbroken restore and the other is the jailbroken restore)?
I had to wipe my drive clean before bringing my macbook pro to applecare technicians, and restored the whole back up from time machine upon reinstalling. Now I realize there are weird discrepancies between my backups and what is reinstalled. I had the latest version of Leopard installed originally, but Time Machine restored the version from the DVD (10.5.1) - so I have the old version of iTunes, for example. I did pick to move ALL my old files back, including the system prefs and apps. Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.5.1)
I just tried syncing my 4S to my itunes and I previously used my 3G iPhone before the 4S. When I plugged it in, it restored all of my old 3g settings to my 4S, now I have lost several pictures, apps, and contacts. How do I find my old backup so that I can restore everything back to it again? Info: iPhone 4
I backed up my old 3G phone and have been trying to restore the backup to my new iphone 4 but it will not do it.� IT seems to complete the process, but then the phone just keeps returning to the 'hello' screen when the itunes process has finished, therefore you have to try and redo it again and the same thing happens. I have tried an older backup too so I don't think it's the back up files causing the issue.�
I have a new 27"iMac following a smashed screen on my old 24" iMac. I have the time machine backup luckily! But I have also managed to fix my old 24" with a replacement LCD panel. So my question is this: How do I restore from time macine to both iMacs so I have all my iTunes films & music on both machines? I also want to put all my iTunes on my Dads new iMac which is in a different house of course.
I've restored the phone twice, without restoring a backup, setting it up as a new phone each time.It'll sync everything else fine but not this.I have reset the sync history in isync, deleted my address book completely (I have a backup of it) yet iTunes still shows the old groups under the info tab. I've double checked that I am the owner on the permissions page of the mail/ical/itunes/etc. folders in %users/Library. Repaired permissions.I'm running out of things to check. Whenever I try to sync this is the information that can be found in the Console. I've deleted preferences, i'm almost ready to completely blow itunes away and re-import/re-rate my itunes library from scratch!I also cannot sync anything from the Info tab, contacts, calendars, can't replace the data either. If I enable iCal syncing it just hangs on the sync and doesn't error out. it'll stay syncing contacts for over 12 hours so far with no change. Information: Macbook Pro 15.4" 2.4c2d iPhone OS 3.1.3
One of most important problems (for me) in cPanel is that cPanel restore backup config while restoring backup file. This make some problems. For example, sometimes we want to restore backup for a user, but we find that there is no backup available! because old hosting provider was disabled backup for that user and this option persists after transfer. So we have to check "Backup User Selection" every week to see if all users backup's are enabled.
I have tried unsuccessfully to transfer data from my old iPad 1 to my new iPad 3.�I have done the following:�Conected old iPad 1 to my Mac Mini.� From wiithin iTunes 10.6.1, control-clicked on the device icon and selected "backup".�At the conclusion of the backup I disconnected the iPad 1 and conceted the iPad 3 to the Mac Mini.� Again, within iTunes I control-clicked the device icon and selected "restore from backup".� The restore proceded to conclusion and I then disconnected the iPad 3 and checked to see if the transfer had been sussessfully completed.� Here is what I discovered:�All Apps, settings, etc. were transferred properly as were my Safari bookmarks.� However, my Mail (POP account) data was not completley transferred.� The "inbox" was transferred correctly, but the"sent", "trash" and "draft" folders were not transferred at all.� Additionally, the Photo transfer is totally screwy.� All of the photos transferred, however, several of the albums that existed on my old iPad are now empty on the new iPad.� Additionally, the albums that are displayed on the new device are sequenced differently than on the original.� Info: Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3), 23 inch Apple Display. LaCie CD/DVD
I want to restore to last night's back-up because today I sync'd and I did something dumb and all my contacts are gone. Thanks to mobileme they're gone from my iphone and my Google account too.I found the instructions in the manual:Restore iPad from a backup:1 Connect iPad to the computer you normally sync with.2 In iTunes, Control-click iPad in the sidebar, then choose ?Restore from Backup? from the menu that appears.3 Choose the backup that you want to restore from the pop-up menu, then click Restore.
tried to factory unlock my iphone 5s through ATT. recvd approval, followed instructions re: backup, restore, then restore from backup. everything went well up until restoring from back up. it says "cannot restore from back up because not compatible or corrup backup". what do i do??? ITunes should specify that the back up is not successful or is corrupted before letting consumers restore!! Info: iPhone 5s, OS X Mavericks (10.9.3)
I had my iPad wiped while on vacation because the wrong access code was entered too many times. (lesson #1: unpair bluetooth keyboard from iPad before throwing them in a bag). So my only option was to wipe everything and restore as new. Now being back home, I wanted to restore from the backup I had made on iTunes just before I left. Unfortunately, I did not check the "Prevent iPods etc from syncing automatically" in iTunes prior to plugging my iPad (lesson #2), so iTunes did a backup before I could realize what was happening. So now, I have only one backup available: the one just made, which is useless. I do regular backups of my mac with Time Machine, so I'm hoping there's a way to get the older backup by accessing the files on TM. Info : iPad mini Wi-Fi, iOS 7.1.2
Backstory: My computer decides to crash on me while browsing some site, and it failed to startup after that. After many tries of getting it to work through system restore/system repair, it still would not load up. I then see an advanced option of restoring to the system default, with an option of saving all personal data such as files and documents. After this successful reinstall, I have a huge folder (190 gigs!) worth of my old files sitting in a folder named 'Backup' in the C: drive, all on a fresh version of Windows 7 (ie: default programs and icons like internet explorer). I have tried running Windows' Backup and Restore application, but the aforementioned backup drive does not show up. Is it possible to transfer everything back? tl;dr: restored old comp to system default, (with an option to save personal files/programs, all in a new folder C:/Backup) but can't figure out how to move/replace this system default back to my old setup.
I wanted to restore from a backup, but could not find the backup I wanted in the dropdown box after right clicking the iPhone in the devices column. So I deleted all the other backups in Preferences/Devices, keeping the backup I wanted to backup from.When I now want to restore from that backup, the option to restore from backup is no longer available. The system does not recognize any backups. Restore from backup is no longer an option at all, even though I still have that one backup in my Preferences/Devices box. iTunes does not see that backup.So now I want the backup that I deleted in Preferences/Devices back, so I can restore from that backup. Normally I would not have deleted the backups to begin with, but copied them to the desktop, just in case. But I could not find where they were stored on my HD. Is is possible to restore a deleted backup? And if so, how do I do this? Information:
I installed android 2.1 today but for some reason I can't restore my contacts.I followed the instructions on the sony ericsson webpage and used the SE backup software to make a backup of my contacts, mms, photos etc. When I restored everything after the update everything was restored except my contacts. How can I get my contacts back? Is there some way to extract them manually from the backup file or something? The backup software can't seem to restore them for me.
I installed android 2.1 today but for some reason I can't restore my contacts.I followed the instructions on the sony ericsson webpage and used the SE backup software to make a backup of my contacts, mms, photos etc.When I restored everything after the update everything was restored except my contacts. How can I get my contacts back? Is there some way to extract them manually from the backup file or something? The backup software can't seem to restore them for me...
My IPhone if having trouble with the screen, I can't type neither letter M nor I. I did an icloud backup and restore the phone thinking that could fix it and it didn't. Now I can't get to my backup in icloud because letter M and I are part of the user/password needed. how to get to my backup? Can I access icloud from iTunes? Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1
iTunes took over and done a backup / upgrade and restore, however to restore from my backup image it's prompting me for a password. I'm certain I've never set this password. Currently apps synced from iTunes however all my photos are in the backup image file.
I have lost all my videos and books from my ipad2!! I have a backup that should contain them all but when I restore the backup everything was restored (all apps and photos and..) but not videos nor books!� The (Movies) section in the iTunes library on my PC shows nothing!! all videos were removed?!! and the same for Books!� They are very important and I want to restore them in any way!� Info: iPad 2, Windows 7, iTunes 10.60.0.40
I'm backing up things with TB every time I update/change ROMs. But last time I didn't want to restore everything and forgot to restore the call logs. Now I have a backup with the old call logs and the new call logs. Is there a way to restore the old call logs without deleting the current ones? Maybe I could backup the current logs too, restore the old ones, make a backup with another app, restore the new logs and do an incremental backup with that app and then restore everything... But I don't know of any app that can do incremental backups to call logs.
I manage multiple iPads here at my school and had a question about iTunes backup. We want to have multiple backups from the past for each device so that we can restore the device from an old backup if something goes wrong. We have over 180 iPads so I need something quick and automated. We are also using a Mac Server if that helps any. Info: MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
I have browsed the forums regarding SMS messages that are accidentally deleted, and how to restore them.I have read that the only way to restore these is to restore the iPhone from it's iTunes backup.My question: If I go ahead and restore from backup, what exactly will I lose? I know I any texts sent after the latest backup will be lost, but will I also lose pictures and music too?
I want to restore my backup from my old 3g to my 4s, however I have been using my 4s for a couple of weeks now and wondered if I restored the back up from my 3g through itunes, would this wipe off any new data that's on my 4s? Or is there a way I can restore the data without wiping off any new stuff such as pictures etc? Info: iPhone 4S
today i upgrade my iphone4 to 5.01 ,when use itunes to restore 4.3.2 backup .the itunes compain 'May 19 10:33:32 BigBears-iPhone BackupAgent2 <Warning>: ERROR: Restore error - File path in set of paths not to back up: AppDomain-com.moji.MojiWeather:Library/SyncedPreferences (MBErrorDomain/205) why, the 4.3.2 backup is full and succeed . what a suck of itunes. Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1
I got a new iphone and when I plugged it into computer, it started doing a restore on itunes, but my last backup on my old phone was months ago. Therefore, new contacts and pictures were erased and everything was restored to how my phone was in January. Is there anyway to reverse a restore? Info: iPhone 5s
I backed up my iphone and suddenly my apps are gone - not on my phone and not in iTunes. I'm banging my head trying to get my apps back. It wouldn't matter to me if I had a backup of my 300 item to do list from Listomania - my entire life is in there - and I have no other backup. So far I've found an old backup from last Wednesday and restored my iPhone from that backup. I know it succeeded in some way because it changed the background photo to what it was last Wednesday and my most recent text messages are missing. My apps are still not there however. I tried what vburger did - went to applications in iTunes and synched them. I have no option to update them and in fact there are no apps in my Selected applications list in iTunes (I can't even select Selected Applications - only All Applications). Where did they go?
I had installed a couple of free apps via iTunes on my Windows computer and synced my iPad2 5.0.1 multiple times and the apps never showed up on the iPad. I looked in iTunes and under the Apps for iTunes the Sync Apps is greyed out. If I click on the Sync Apps check box in iTunes I am warned that the Apps and their data on the iPad will be removed and replaced by the two new apps I installed via iTunes today, which appear to be the only apps in iTunes desktop. I noticed that in a backup that the ITunes folder in all places in My Music folder has all of the apps that were on the iPad. Is the best way to fix this is to restore this directory from a backup of that folder or do a I restore from a backup from within iTunes ? What about the apps since last iTunes or hard drive backup? Am I sol for being able to install those apps??
So I recently restored to iOS 7.1.1 with iTunes. When I was restoring from an iCloud backup a message popped up saying that the restore can't be completed and that I should choose another backup. I looked at the support articles where it's said that I should check iCloud Server Status. There everything was normal. So I selected another backup, but the problem still persisted so I decided to do a restore with iTunes again, but that didn't work. So I decided to set up my iPad as a new iPad and erased all the content and settings. Didn't work. So now I'm stuck here with my iPad failing to get the iCloud Backup data to my device. Info: iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G
After a complete restore, I mounted my backup disk on /mnt/backup. Now the cPanel backups are visible under: /mnt/backup/cpbackup/ ---> daily ---> weekly ---> monthly When I go into WHM -> Backup -> Restore backup, there are no users listed under "Please select a user to restore". So, I manually copied all the config files back to /etc (password, shadow, etc.) and still WHM can't find a user to restore.
I have just encountered a problems, where after the latest upgrade to iTunes, random songs are now missing from my iTunes Library. There is no rhyme or reason to which ones are missing. Sometimes it is a whole album, sometimes only one or two songs. Some of the missing content has come from cd, some purchased through iTunes. I have contacted Apple support who were somewhat perplexed as to what had happened but were able to steer me to restoring from Time Machine. My question is this - if I choose to restore my entire Music library instead of the individual songs/albums, will this overwrite/delete music I have added (and seems to be ok) since the backup? i.e. the backup I am restoring from was on the 26th. If I restore the entire music library, will music I downloaded on the 27th be removed? Will music that doesn't match the old library be left intact? Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.3)
I attempted to upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5.1.1.I selected 'back up' from the phone in the device menu and iTunes confirmed that the phone had been backed up. I then installed iOS 5.1.1 which wiped everything on the phone & now I am getting the error iTunes could not restore the iPhone because the backup was corrupt or not compatible with the iPhone that is being restored"I have tried restoring factory settings but iTunes simply will not restore from back up & I'm not sure what else to do Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1
I just had my iphone4 upgraded to the latest os .. prior to the upgrade, i synced my contacts and noted using outlook ... however, after the upgrade, when i tried to restore, nothing happened ... so i kept trying, until i discovered that my old backup have been changed to a different date (after the upgrade) ... which means my old backup is gone! is there any way i can restore an older backup? can i do a system restore of itunes or something? by the way, i am using windows 7 ...
I replaced my hard drive and restored the system from a Time Machine backup. It boots and all, but it seems to be missing a component. Both Safari and any app that relies on Safari crash. This affects Safari, Software Update, iTunes, iChat, iPlayer Downloader, and even Installer, among others. I do have my old hard drive in a SATA enclosure, I just mounted it and tried to run Safari from it without success, which suggests it isn't the app itself that's the problem, but one of it's core files elsewhere on the system. I made the connection to Safari because of the Console logs, which always mentioned both it and com.apple.main-thread. Here's the other problem, though: when I restored the system, Time Machine helpfully removed all my old backups without asking me, so if I wanted to restore the system from a backup again, I'd have to do it from a new backup which would surely have the same problem anyway. What file to replace? Or even just a way to check and repair my OS X install?
If I restored from a backup that was older than my current files would it append to my current emails or completely replace them?
Is there a way to import contacts from one or more Nandroid Backups without restoring all old roms?
I have been using a 3GS iOS 5.1 backed up to iTunes. (some data also on iCloud)I bought a brand new 4S and it was all going so well until .. "The backup cannot be restored to this [iOS device] because the software on the [iOS device] is too old." [URL] Looks like the iPhone was shipped with iOS 5.0 after 5.1 was available. Irritating. Really irritating.So I set the 4S up as new phone, updated to iOS 5.0 and now have a shiny new 4S iOS 5.1with no data that is merrily syncing an empty phone with iTunes and iCloud and I still have a beaten up 3GS iOS 5.1 with all my info on it.I have a backup of the old phone but I don't know how to get that onto the new phone. I've tried iTunes/summary/restore which sets of an 803MB download - that's still going but I'm thinking I may have the same problem again. Info: iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1
Upon opening iTunes this morning, it took upon itself the job of "importing" something from I have no clue, labeled my library as "damaged", created a new one that had most of my stuff missing with no playlists, and now I can't import an old library or open any sort of iTunes library from anywhere.iTunes is version 10.6.1 (7)Is it some sort of version of iTunes that I can't run on OS 10.5? I'm waiting for the fall rollout to get a new machine, there is no reason to update my OS, it does everything I need now.I have a Time Machine backup. Do I need to download a completely new copy of iTunes and then try to restore out of Time Machine? Has Apple updated iTunes into yet another version that has no added value to me, yet I have to cope with all the advertising trash loaded into it (read: Genius, Ping)? How do I get my library back along with a version of iTunes that works?
This may be a lost cause, as I've been combing the internet. But I would give my left arm to retrieve some lost files from my notability app. What happened: 1. Jailbroken Ipad 2 running old iOS (cannot remember, possibly 5.1.1) with notability and my precious notes 2. Backed up iPad 2 on iTunes, (assumed things would be saved), cos new iOS 7.0.4 and its JB was out 3. Restored iPad using iTunes to iOS 7.0.4 and used evasi0n to JB 4. Restored old back ups but then new version of notability app present and with NOTHING inside :'( So I've tried a few things: 1: Unsuccessfully downgrading iOS 7.0.4 (did not save shsh blobs) 2. Numerous Backup software: Wondershare, Back up extractor, iTunes backup extractor all to no avail. The back up software have just allowed me to extract notability cookies and preference folder and googleanalytics.sql file.
So with the new JB coming soon I am finally updating to 5.1.1 and want to do so as in a restore. I have a question though, I don't want to use restore from backup and want to use a clean slate, could I still use iCloud this way and it would restore everything? I'm talking about my pics, and bookmarks would those all get restored through iCloud after updating even though I don't use the "restore from backup" feature in iTunes?
I tried on my I9001 the subject rom, it is a good work, for me is more fast than other 2.3.6 rom but: 1) I can't restore sms backup (I made it by SMS Backup and Restore) 2) I can't restore call backup (I made it by Call Logs Backup and Restore) 3) I can't restore contacts backup (I made it on a single *.vcf file by the last rom in contacts area) 4) I can't syncronize contacts by google account 5) I can't see all calendar appointment (I can see only two for a day when I have five, six or seven !) 6) Default file manager can't read external_sd but gallery can read external_sd, I don't know why !
i tried to do the itunes backup method, but i don't have a dvd burner on my old computer, so that's not gonna work.
Keep getting an unexpected error (23) in ITunes trying to update This is an old 3G IPhone I want to restore
Got an Apple logo of death, so I managed to restore it ok. Then when I right click on the iPhone button on the left of iTunes and click 'Restore from Backup' (doing this when it also asks to set up as new phone doesn't work).I'm given two backups. One I made yesterday and one I made two months ago.The problem is both of them restore to the backup two months ago..
I just update mine & my wife's iphone4 from ios 4.1 to ios 5.1.1. Initially my iphone lost all the contact.After I try "Restore from backup" in itunes & luckily I got back everything including contacts. But no luck for my wife's iphone.She still lost all the contacts even after "Restore from backup". I try restore for several times but still have same problem.Isn't it the backup will keep the contacts? Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1
I just got my iPhone and what perfect timing with GeoHot's new JB release for the 3GS 3.1.2!!! :-D So I had no problems JBing the iPhone, and his install worked perfectly. Since I'm new to this whole JB think; 1. Now with a JB iPhone will I still be able to "Sync" and perform "Backups" in iTunes?? 2. Now if Apple releases a new update, if I update my iPhone I will lose my JB and my iPhone will get restored to factory settings or will it use one of my old backups to restore from?? 3. Can I backup my iPhone in iTunes, and also backup all my JB apps within iTunes?? 4. If I need to go to AT&T I would just restore my iPhone from an old backup or restore to factory, and then take it to AT&T, right?? And then later I can just go home and restore my JB backup from iTunes??
I have an old HD that I used to use for backups in a different PC setup, and though I deleted those backups when I moved on to a different HD, the backups were recoverable using Pandora and I believe intact since I never used the drive in question after that time. So specifically, I now have a folder called "Backup Set 2011-02-13 190024" that contains a 84 zipped folders worth 13.1GB that comprise that backup, and I want to restore them in some automatic fashion to see what's actually worth salvaging. (I assume this doesn't have to be done one-folder-at-a-time, drilling down through five layers of branches in the folder-tree, and almost immediately forgetting where I am...) But when I look at "Backup and Restore," I can't bring up this or any target folders - the link "Select another backup to restore files from" produces a blank set of choices, and there doesn't appear to be any way to 'load' a particular folder to restore, as I would have expected.
I resetted my ipad to factory default and tried to restore it from a itune backup that was made the previous day, but the backup doesnt kick in properly. The following settings is not restored when I try to restore it from a recent complete backup that was saved to my harddrive. -iCloud apple ID. -All email account settings. -Application data for google authenticator. The applications are not being put into their folders/groups on the ipad when I try to restore it, instead all apps are spread out all over the place without any groups. I dont understand, why doesnt my previous backup copy restore my ipad to the exact state it was at the time when the backup copy was saved? I have 9 backup copies in itunes and none of them fully restore my ipad. What can i do to restore my ipad using the backup? Info: iPad 2, iOS 7.1.2
I have a system image on my external HDD made by Windows 7 Backup & Restore utility on my old computer. Now I am using a new machine and would like to delete my old system's system image but do not know how to properly do so. Since I have not ran a backup yet on my new machine, there is not option for "manage space" in the backup & restore utility
my iphone 4 is not responding the screen is just showing a usb lead and the itunes symbol. when i plug it into my desktop mac and try to sync it to itunes ,itunes is telling me the phone is in a restore mode. How do i get it to respond without restoring the phone to new ? there is no option to restore with backup as i have not backed up any of the data on the phone Info: iPhone 4 (8GB), iOS 5.1.1
Ongoing problems with certain apps have me wishing to restore to yesterday's iCloud backup, however I wanted to transfer my purchases to iTunes first. At each attempt iTunes just pinwheels whilst saying it is "waiting for sync to start", with no backup made. Sometimes it gets as far as "transferring purchases", but then stalls at a pinch of the bar and does not progress.� The mac I am trying to sync to is all up to date with iTunes 10, etc.� how to get this apparently simple and risk-fee backup to work? Info: iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iOS 5.1
I am trying to trade my Wfi with my wife's 3g. I backed mine up onto my desktop with my itunes and her 3g to her desktop to her itunes. I then restored her 3g to factory settings and then restored it on my desktop with my itunes using my backup I had just made from my Wifi iPAd. I got a message when the restore was complete that says The iPad " " is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPad and sync with this itunes library? I said no because I am thinking and NO APPS AT ALL were transferred. I am trying again and saying yes but this will just download the apps from Itunes APPS folder. Will all my documents be with them? Why doesnt a restore from backup work. I have hundrens of documents created in apps like Penultimate Quick Office iAnnotate Sketch Book. Where did all the docs go?!! Information: iMac Mac OS X (10.5.1)
I sync my iPad and iPhone on a daily basis. Yesterday I needed to do a restore and realized (to my horror) that the last iPad or iPhone device backup iTunes had for me was on 10/10/10, the day I installed greenpois0n on both devices. So, since I sync these devices daily, where are the backups going? And is there a way I can get them back into iTunes in case I have to do a restore again?
This morning my iphone4s shutdown suddenly. When I restarted my phone, it prompt me the cable to connect to iTunes. After I connected to iTunes, it prompts me to restore. However, I do not have any data backup yet. Any way to do backup my data before I do this restore? Info: iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1.1
I have a 64GB iPad 2, running iOS 7.1.2. I performed a hard reset last night after one of my apps froze, but when my iPad switched back on, the iTunes symbol and cable image appeared. I connected to iTunes and was told I had to restore my iPad. Once this was done I proceeded to restore my backup. Backup used was stored on my PC and was created on September 10th 2014. This took quite a while (110 apps to be restored) but on completion about 40 were missing. I thought I had done something wrong so I disconnected from iTunes and then restored from backup once again...same result. My question - how do I get these apps back, and will my progress be restored (some apps were games)? Info: iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iOS 7.1.2, 64GB
My wife's iPad has been setup for some time without using iTunes on her computer. NOW she needs to connect to iTunes but the only options we have is to set up as a new device or restore from an old backup of her iPhone.� � Info: iPad, iOS 5.1
The itunes not allow me to backup as the backup function disappear ere is the picture[URL] I can't backup my iphone and ipad now I tried to restore....but nothing happen Information: iPhone 3G iOS 4
My wife took the imac to the apple store and to diagnose the problem with the slot card reader they erased the whole computer. I restored everything from a cloned backup of my entire HD that I made the day before using carbon copy cloner, but when I launch iTunes all of my playlists are gone. I have tried to remove the "itunes music library.xml" and itunes Lib.itl files and reimport them by "Importing PLaylists" multiple times and it hasn't worked. Also when I do this procedure the itunes layout of the Artists/Albums/etc converts to a new format with a much smaller font and I can't seem to change it back to the way I was used to seeing my Music (with the 3 wide columns of Genres/Artists/Albums at the top with a light blue background color). I tried recopying the entire itunes folder from the backup and that restored the itunes window to the way that I had it setup previously but the playlists are still missing. Info: 27inch quad core imac, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
I just got a new iphone changing carriers. I did a backup of my old one to itunes, how can i restore that backup onto the new phone to include all my stuff (i.e. - apps, photos, email setup, etc) Info: iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1
How to recover data lost during software update. iPhone asked for software update. I agreed without a recent backup to iTunes or iCloud. After finishing update requested iTunes. I had to use restore in old back up and I lost my recent data. How can I retrieve them? Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1
We tried plugging in through several different USB cables/chargers and it doesn't show up as affecting the battery life at all. We've plugged it into the computer; iTunes doesn't recognize it. We were able to push a factory reset, but when we tried to restore it from an old backup, iTunes won't recognize it. Info: iPhone 4
I recently upgraded to latest iTunes version 18.104.22.168 on my Vista 32 bit and now when i connect my iPhone 3G.I get 2 options - 1. Set up as new iPhone 2. Restore from old backup. I had the same problem at my office windows XP VM,I have uninstalled/reinstalled apple mobile device driver and iTunes but to no avail.Is there anything else I can do? Information: Dell Windows Vista 32 bit
Accidently, I(we) deleted the Logfile.LDF in sysfiles folder on the mssql server and now can't enter the database, which status now is set SUSPECT. Before deleting the logfile I did a Transaction-Logfile Backup and there is maybe an older version of full database backup somewhere. Trying to restore database with enterprise manager, restoring from the Transaction Logfile Backup, enterprise manager tells me: 'The preceding restore operation did not specify WITH NORECOVERY or WITH STANDBY. Restart the restore sequence specifying WITH NORECOVERY or WITH STANDBY for all but the final step.Backup or restore operation terminating abnormally.' How to restore the database, I put two weeks of work in it... Please help, somebody. THX, Georg.