How To Restore iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X From iTunes and iCloud

Want to restore your iPhone new iPhone but you don’t know how? Well, you are in the right place. In the guide below, we will be talking about how to restore iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X using iCloud and iTunes.

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Method 1 – How To Restore iPhone X Using iCloud

The first method we are going to check is using iCloud to restore your iPhone X. This method may take a while depending on the Wi-Fi speed and the size of your backup. To restore your iPhone X using iCloud, follow the steps below.

Before, you proceed with this method, make sure you have backed up any data you have on your device because using this method will reset your iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Next, tap on iCloud and then on Storage.
  3. Tap on “Manage Storage.”
  4. Under Backups, you should see a list of devices. There, choose a device to see the date and size of its latest backup.
  5. Now, go back to the main Settings page and tap on the “General” option.
  6. Scroll down the page and then tap on “Reset.”
  7. Tap on “Erase All Content” and then type in your password.
  8. Now tap on “Restore from iCloud Backup.”
  9. Sign in to iCloud and then “Choose backup.”
  10. Next, choose the backup you want to restore to your iPhone.

Method 2 – How To Restore iPhone X Using iTunes on Mac/PC

Restoring your iPhone X will get rid of all the data on your device but it will still help you get access to your iPhone once again.

Before you proceed with this process, it is important that you back up your files and data on your iPhone. You can use the Restore button to do this. This will backup your photos, notes, and other important files and documents on your iPhone X.

In this guide, we are going to be accessing your iPhone using iTunes on a PC or Mac so you will need one to unlock your iPhone X.

Now that we have that all set, follow the steps below to restore your iPhone X.

  1. Plug your iPhone X into your PC or Mac.
  2. Next, open the iTunes application
  3. Now pick the device you want to edit from the iTunes sidebar on the left.
  4. Now click on “Restore Device.”

That’s all, you are all done.

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