ITunes :: Can't Restore The Old Backup


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

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IPhone 5s :: Any Way To Reverse A Restore discussions.apple.com

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

IPhone :: Apps And App Data Disappeared discussions.apple.com

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?

Apps Missing In ITunes And No Sync www.ipadforums.net

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??

IPad 2 :: Restore Can't Be Completed discussions.apple.com

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

In WHM www.webhostingtalk.com

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.

ITunes Mac :: Restoring Library From Time Machine discussions.apple.com

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)

IPhone :: Itunes Not Restore From Backup? discussions.apple.com

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

IPhone :: Restore Itunes To Earlier Date For Older Backup? discussions.apple.com

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 ...

OS X :: Broken Applications Since Time Machine Restore forums.macrumors.com

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?

Applications :: How To Restore From Time Machine forums.macrumors.com

I always backup my data to an external disk, now I delete by mistake my Notes in Mail and I want to restore them from the Backup I can't find how,

BB Storm 9530/9500 :: Restoring From Backup Replace Current Emails? forums.crackberry.com

If I restored from a backup that was older than my current files would it append to my current emails or completely replace them?

General :: How To Import Contacts From One Or More Nandroid Backups Without Restoring All Old Roms forum.xda-developers.com

Is there a way to import contacts from one or more Nandroid Backups without restoring all old roms?

IPhone :: Upgrading 3GS IOS 5.1 To New 4S IOS 5.0? discussions.apple.com

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

ITunes Libraries All Don't Work discussions.apple.com

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?

Hacking :: Notability App Data Lost After Upgrade / Restore Of Jailbroken IPad 2 www.ipadforums.net

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.

Restore From Backup - Would ICloud Still Restore All Pics, Bookmarks forums.macrumors.com

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?

General :: Can't Restore SMS Backup forum.xda-developers.com

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 !

Applications :: Itunes From Old Computer To New Computer? forums.macrumors.com

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.

IPhone :: Keep Getting An Unexpected Error (23) In ITunes discussions.apple.com

Keep getting an unexpected error (23) in ITunes trying to update This is an old 3G IPhone I want to restore

IPhone :: Two Very Different Backups Restore Identical Settings? discussions.apple.com

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..

IPhone :: All Contact Lost After Update To IOS 5.1.1? discussions.apple.com

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

IPhone :: Successful JB On 3.1.2 3GS - Backup / Sync? forums.macrumors.com

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??

Using Windows 'backup And Restore' To...restore Some Files? www.tomshardware.com

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.

IPhone :: Retrieve Old Text Messages? discussions.apple.com

How do you retrieve old text messages?Are they one the itunes backup? Info:Windows XP Pro

IPad 2 :: Restoring To Exact State Using ITunes Backup After Factory Reset discussions.apple.com

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

How To Properly Delete Windows 7 Backup System Image www.sevenforums.com

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

IPhone :: 4 Is Not Responding Screen Is Just Showing Usb Lead And Itunes Symbol discussions.apple.com

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

ITunes Fails To Transfer Purchases From IPad 2? discussions.apple.com

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

A Restore From Backup Doesn't Work discussions.apple.com

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)

ITunes Not Storing IPad Backup Since 10/10/10? www.ipadforums.net

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?

IPhone :: 4S Shutdown Suddenly - How To Back Up Before Restoring discussions.apple.com

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

IPad 2 :: Apps Missing After Restore Running IOS 7.1.2 discussions.apple.com

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

Sync An Existing To A Mac Without Loosing Everything discussions.apple.com

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

ITunes Mac :: Missing The Backup Function In Itunes discussions.apple.com

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

ITunes :: Lost Playlists After Restoring From Backup discussions.apple.com

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)

IPhone :: How To Restore A Backup In Itunes - To Include All My Stuff discussions.apple.com

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

IPhone :: Recover Data Lost During Software Update? discussions.apple.com

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

IPhone :: 4 Has Stopped Charging, From Either Usb Or AC Power? discussions.apple.com

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

IPhone :: IP 3G / ITunes / Setting Up / Restoring discussions.apple.com

I recently upgraded to latest iTunes version 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

Database Logfile In Sysfiles(mssql7)deleted www.sqlteam.com

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.