[FREE] 2 Ways to Restore iPhone X/8/8 Plus Without iTunes

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Oct 08, 2019 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Although the iPhone, especially the latest iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus are the greatest smartphone in the market, the iPhone is not infallible. Sometimes, problems still happen, like iPhone X Siri not working, the iPhone 8/8 plus notification not working, or the GPS won't track your location, etc. If your iPhone is acting like this, you can restore it to get it to work again. Today, in this post, we will talk about how to restore iPhone X/8/8 Plus without iTunes in two free ways by using iCloud backup and EaseUS MobiMover FREE.

How to restore iPhone X/8/8 Plus from iCloud backup

iCloud enables you to back up the iPhone in a wireless way, which is quite easy and data-safe as long as you turn on the iCloud service for certain applications. Once you need to restore your iPhone, the iCloud backup will be indispensable. Follow the tips below to restore iPhone X from iCloud

1. Turn on iPhone X/8/8 Plus, go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" > "Erase All Content and Settings" to wipe data. Next, reset-up your iPhone following the onscreen steps until you see the Apps & Data screen, then tap “Restore from iCloud Backup”.

2. Sign in to iCloud with your Apple ID and password.

3. Choose one specific backup of data and size to restore to your iPhone. Sign in to your Apple ID to restore apps and purchases if asked. If you can't remember your password, you can tap "Skip this Step" and sign in later.

4. Now, the restoring process is going on. And don't disconnect the Wi-Fi or cellular network until the process finished. When the restoring is done, all the iPhone contents and settings, like apps, photos, music, and other information will be back to your device.

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How to restore iPhone X/8/8 Plus with EaseUS MobiMover Free

If you want to restore iPhone X/8/8 Plus with a backup on the computer, you need to first back up your iPhone to the computer. EaseUS MobiMover Free, the unique 100% free iPhone data transfer software in the world can help back up the iPhone in a readable way before restoring and get the backed up files back to iPhone after resetting to factory defaults. Let's check the details.

Back up iPhone X/8/8 Plus before restoring

MobiMover Free can help you export contacts, messages, notes, calendars, voice mails, books, Safari bookmarks, photos, videos, and audios to the computer with one-click in a totally free and easy way. 

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer running Windows or Mac OS systems with a USB cable. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen to continue. Run EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, and select the "Phone to PC" to help you back up iPhone data to Window PC. On the right pane, click "Next".

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to transfer all the iPhone files at once, including photos, videos, movies, music, playlist, ringtones, books, contacts, messages, notes, voice memos, and more. The default storage path is C:\Users\Owners\Desktop. You can customize a location by yourself in advance. Now choose the desired files you want to back up, and click "Transfer". 

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Step 3. Wait patiently until MobiMover finished all data migration from your iPhone to your computer. Once done, you can view, edit, keep, or delete the content as you like.

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MobiMover Free also allows you to transfer one certain iPhone data category from iPhone X to the computer, such as back up text messages on iPhone X to PC. 

Restore iPhone X/8/8 Plus with MobiMover Free backup

After having finished backing up, you can reset your iPhone to the factory defaults now: go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" > "Erase All Content and Settings" to clear the whole data. Then, transfer the backup to your iPhone.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer running Windows or Mac OS systems with a USB cable. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen. Run EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, and select the "Phone to PC" to help you back up iPhone data to Window PC. Click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to transfer all the iPhone files at once, including photos, videos, movies, music, playlist, ringtones, books, contacts, messages, notes, voice memos, and more. you can choose all or optionally export a specific data type by ticking the boxes. Having chosen the data to be exported, the next thing you can do is to customize the storage path on your computer, otherwise, the transferred data will keep on your desktop by default. Once one, click "Transfer".

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Step 3. MobiMover will start immediately to back up iPhone files to your PC/Mac/laptop without requiring iTunes. Wait patiently until it finishes.

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For another remained data transfer types, you can check the MobiMover Free user guide to get info.