While upgrading iPhone everyone wishes to carry forward the apps, contacts, and media files to the new iPhone in one tap. With Apple iPhone, this is possible, all you have to do is take iCloud Backup and Restore it on the new iPhone while setting up in the first place. Luckily, Apple has designed this process very simple and straightforward, but when you can’t restore iCloud backup during setting up iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14, it will take a long time to troubleshoot.
Well, there’s not a lot to figure out and fix iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro can’t restore backup during setup, but still, there are a few possibilities that you can try out to fix the issue. Continue reading the article to know the solutions.
- 1 Fix iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro Can’t Restore Backup During Setup
- 1.1 Why iPhone Can’t Restore Backup during Setup
- 1.2 Check Internet Connection
- 1.3 Check for iOS Update
- 1.4 Take a New Backup and Restore
- 1.5 Alternate Way: Restore iPhone Backup using Finder/iTunes
- 1.6 Why won’t my new iPhone restore from backup?
- 1.7 Can I restore my iPhone 14 from backup after setting up as a new phone?
Fix iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro Can’t Restore Backup During Setup
Why iPhone Can’t Restore Backup during Setup
- iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro’s iOS Version is not compatible with the backup
- Unstable internet connection
- The backup is corrupted
- iTunes version is too old for this.
Check Internet Connection
Can’t restore backup on iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max? Or is it stuck in between? This can happen if your iPhone is connected to an unstable internet connection, or iPhone is losing a Wi-Fi connection. Ensure that the iPhone is connected to a strong internet connection and give it a try once again.
Check for iOS Update
Due to incompatibility between the Backup and iOS version, sometimes, you cannot restore the backup during setting up a new iPhone. If that’s the case, during the process, you will be asked to update the iPhone and thereafter you can proceed with restoring the backup on iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro.
Alternatively, if you have missed an option to update the iPhone, here’s how to update iPhone manually. Make sure to connect iPhone to a stable internet connection before proceeding with the update.
- Navigate to the Settings app.
- Tap General.
- Select Software Update.
- Download and Install Software Update.
Take a New Backup and Restore
As mentioned, there can be a case where the iCloud Backup gets corrupted, to overcome that, it is suggested to take a new backup and then try to restore the same backup.
- Navigate to the Settings app.
- Tap on your name.
- Select iCloud > iCloud Backup.
- Tap Back Up Now.
Now, Erase All Contents and Settings (Settings app > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone > Reset > Erase All Contents and Settings), while setting up the iPhone, choose the old backup to restore or use the new recently created backup.
Alternate Way: Restore iPhone Backup using Finder/iTunes
iCloud Backup’s can be accessed from the computer too, and that can be used to restore via icloud.com. The best part about iCloud Backup is it can be accessed from macOS, all you need is Apple ID and Password to log in and access it.
- Connect iPhone to Mac/MacBook and launch Finder (macOS Catalina or later) or iTunes (macOS Mojave or earlier/Windows).
- Click on your iPhone in Finder Sidebar (macOS Catalina or later) or click on iPhone in the upper-left menu, click Summary > Restore Backup.
- Click Restore from this backup.
Why won’t my new iPhone restore from backup?
There can be several reasons behind new iPhone not restoring from backup, like unstable internet connection, corrupted backup, or outdated iPhone.
Can I restore my iPhone 14 from backup after setting up as a new phone?
Yes, you can restore backup on iPhone after setting up as a new phone.