Select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch when it appears in iTunes.
Restoring an iPhone may be necessary if your iPhone has stopped working normally or if you are wanting a fresh start with your iPhone.
The forgotten passcode problem should want you to restore your iPhone. And yes, it will start restoring but at one point during restoration, you will be asked to enter your passcode.
This way is the best way to restore your iPhone without updating iOS, and it's available for every iPhone user. The method is pretty simple.
Restoring an iPhone to a previous backup is really easy, and though it’s fairly rare that you will need to restore an iPhone, or any other iOS device for that matter, it can still be necessary from time to time.
Learn how to restore iPhone to factory settings, why it should be done, what you could lose when you do it and how to restore your saved data after performing a restore.
This tutorial demonstrates a user-friendly method to make full-featured iPhone backup and restore on PC without iTunes. Backups include apps and app documents, preferences, contacts, calendars...
Restoring using DFU mode should be the last resort and you can check this guide on how to put the iPhone in DFU mode in the very first place.
You can restore iTunes backups to your iPhone at any time.
Share. Tweet. Share. Share. Email. Comments. There are a number of reasons why you might want to restore your iPhone factory settings.