Your backup regimen is up to you, but you should be backing up regularly so when you have to resort to restoring your device, you've got a backup ready. At this point, you will lose all data that hasn't been synced in i Cloud or another cloud-based service.
If your i Phone or i Pad is acting up, you can restore it from a backup to get it back on track again.
Your Wi-fi or LTE connection isn't working; your i Phone isn't tracking your location, things are just generally glitchy.
Then you will see "An update to the carrier settings on your i Phone is available" message, and click "Update Settings".
Step 5: Now you can restore your backup with i Tunes. Step 1: Connect your i Phone to your computer via a USB cable and open i Tunes. Step 2: Click on the i Phone icon in the top left area of i Tunes.
Then, you can use i Tunes to restore from a backup.
Note: This method restores your i Phone's contacts, calendars, notes, text messages, and settings, but not the firmware.
This tutorial demonstrates a user-friendly method to make full-featured i Phone backup and restore on your computer without i Tunes.
Backups include app documents, preferences, contacts, calendars, messages, and more.
Here l will show you how to put your i Phone into Recovery Mode so that you can restore it. Click the device icon in the upper-left side of the i Tunes window. Click “Backup Now” which is beneath the "Manually Backup and Restore" section.