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How to Restore from Backup in Windows 10 PC & iCloud?

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Mar 05, 2024 • Filed to: Take Data Backup • Proven solutions

In today's digital world, computers, or laptops where you store your files or documents are highly susceptible to various data loss situations such as virus attack, hardware failure, system crash, etc. Luckily, if you have a backup of your system, then you can easily restore your data from the backup. That's why backup plays an essential role in data loss situations. Here, in this article, you will get to know how to restore from backup. We have also mentioned a solution that iPhone users can try out to restore their data from iCloud backup.

How to Restore from Backup on Windows PC?

Fortunately, the latest Windows 10 comes with the great built-in utility of backup and restore. Because of this utility, it has made it very easier for Windows 10 PC users to restore their lost files or data from the backup. If you don't want to rely on a third-party tool for backup and restore, then this utility is the ideal one for you to protect your important data from data loss.

Follow the step-by-step guide to restore from backup in Windows 10.

Step 1. Choose Windows Recovery

On your Windows 10 PC, click on the Windows "Start" button and then tap on the "Settings" button. After that, select the "Update & Security" option.

Windows 10 Backup and Restore

Step 2. Select backup

Thereafter, select the "Backup" option from the left bar and then choose "Back up using File History". Now, tap on the "More Options".

File History

Step 3. Select current backup

Now, scroll down your Windows screen and select the "Restore files from a current backup" option.

Restore files from current backup

Step 4. Select desired files

In the search bar, type the name of the desired file that you want to restore from the backup or you can also find the desired files from the left and right arrows.

preview and recover files

Step 5. Restore

Once you can find your desired files, select and restore them to their original location. Finally, tap on the "Restore" button.

Restore files

Wondershare UBackit | Backup and Restore Files on Windows 10?

No doubt, there is an inbuilt utility for restore and backup on Windows 10 PC. However, Wondershare UBackit is a free software that can backup and restore files from Windows 10 effectively and efficiently.

Main features of Wondershare UBackit

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to backup and restore on Windows PC/Laptops with the help of Wondershare UBackit.

Backup Files on Windows 10

Step 1 Launch Wondershare UBackit

launch ubackit

Step 2 Select Files/Folders from Hard Drive

select files/folders from hard drive

Step 3 Choose Backup Destination

choose backup destination

Step 4 Set Automatic Backup

set automatic backup

Step 5 Evoke The Backup Process

start the backup process

Restore Files on Windows 10

Step 1 Choose the Restore Option

Firstly, go to the “Backup & Restore” feature to view the saved backups. Select the files that need to be restored.

press the restore button

Step 2 Select The History Version

Now, UBackit would automatically load the content of the selected backup on its interface. You can go to the History Version option from the top and select any version from the saved sticky notes from Windows 10.

select any history version

Step 3 Initiate the Restoring Process

start restoration process

Wait for a while as the application would start extracting the saved data from the backup. If you want, you can check the restoring process on UBackit as well.

start restoration process

Step 4 Restoring Process Finishes

That’s it! Once the restoring process is completed, UBackit would let you know. You can now access your data by visiting the destination location easily.

start restoration process

How to Restore iPhone from Backup via iCloud

Are you an iPhone user? Lost all your iPhone data? Then, you don't need to panic if you have created a backup of your iPhone data with iCloud backup, then you can easily restore all your data from iCloud. To restore data from iCloud, you need to erase all your current iPhone data and then, you have to re-activate your iPhone. So, iCloud backup is the ultimate way of protecting data from numerous data loss situation for iPhone users. You can save entire your iPhone data on iCloud such as contacts, music, apps, documents, and many more. Even the settings can be saved on iCloud.

Step 1. Erase all data

To commence the process, navigate to the "Settings" app on your iPhone and then, open the "General" settings. After that, tap on the "Reset" option and then, click on the "Erase All Content and Settings".

erase all data

Step 2. Set up iPhone

Now, turn on your iPhone by pressing your iPhone "Home" button and then, follow all the instructions until the "App & Data screen" does not appear on your iPhone screen.
Note: Make sure that you have connected your iPhone to a good Wi-Fi connection. Otherwise, you will not be able to restore data from iCloud backup.

Set up iPhone

Step 3. Select Restore from iCloud

After that, when you see the "App & Data" screen, select the "Restore from iCloud Backup" option from the listed options.

Restore from iCloud

Step 4. Sign-in process

Now, you need to enter your Apple ID and password for restoring data from iCloud backup. This will restore all the data including music, apps, and many more.

Restore from backup via

Thus, now you know how beneficial the data backup is and how to restore it from backup. No doubt, there are plenty of tools available for data restoration from the backup, but AOMEI Backupper is the most powerful and reliable one which will protect your data from any kind of data loss situation. It offers the simplest way to restore data from backup for every Windows operating system. It is also considered a professional tool for both data backup and data restoration. AOMEI Backupper is designed for professional and personal use also. So, users who lost their important data can refer to this guide to find a solution.

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