How to Transfer Data from iCloud/iTunes Backup Files to iPhone 8

Smart users usually backup data from iPhone to iCloud or iTunes. Because we can not guarantee that the data on the phone is in good condition, maybe one day we will accidentally delete the data on the phone. Periodically backing up data to iCloud or iTunes can be said to buy an insurance policy for the data. When the phone data is accidentally lost in some cases, we can transfer iCloud or iTunes Backup Files to the iPhone.

However, many iPhone users have access to backup data, but they do not know how to transfer backup data. Generally speaking, we can backup data directly, but the transferred backup data can not be implemented directly on the phone. So, what do you do when you need to transfer backup data to iPhone? In view of the latest phone is iPhone 8, I will take iPhone 8 as an example to solve this kind of problem for iPhone users.

Mobile Transfer is a professional data transfer software that will not only help you transfer data between two mobile phones, but also transfer the backup data to the device. You can use it to transfer backup data from cloud services, for example iCloud, Microsoft OneDrive, iTunes, Samsung Kies, Blackberry, etc. It is fully compatible with the latest iOS and Android system. So your iPhone 8 can use it. Transferring backup data from iCloud or iTunes to iPhone 8 is not difficult with the help of Mobile Transfer. It uses the simplest way so that you can easily transfer data. What’s more, your data is in a safe environment, and no one or device can view or get these data.

Transfer Data from iTunes & iCloud Backup Files to iPhone 8

Well, then I’ll show you how to use Mobile Transfer to transfer data from your iCloud/iTunes Backup files to iPhone 8.


First of all, you need to download and install Mobile Transfer on your computer. Then run it and select “Restore from Backups”.

Part 1. Transfer data from iCould Backup

Step 1. Sign in with your iCloud account

When you need to transfer the iCloud backup, please click “Restore from Backups” > “iCloud”. Then, use a USB line to connect your iPhone 8 to the computer. Next, you need to sign in with your iCloud account.

Step 2. Download your iCloud backup

When you enter your iCloud account, all the iCloud backups are displayed in the window. Before you officially transfer data, you need to wait for the iCloud backup to be downloaded. It will take you a few minutes.

Step 3. Transfer iCloud backup to your iPhone 8

When iCloud backup has been downloaded, you can click “Start Transfer” to start transferring data to iPhone 8. In this process, please do not disconnect the iPhone 8 from the computer; otherwise the transfer process will be interrupted.

Note: If you want to replace your device’s data, you can use the “Clear data before copy” feature.

Part 2. Transfer data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose “iTunes” to restore the backup

When you need to transfer the iTunes backup, please click “Restore from Backups” > “iTunes”. Then, connect your iPhone 8 to the computer via the USB line.

Step 2. Transfer iTunes backup to your iPhone 8

Then, select an iTunes backup from the list and select the file you want to transfer in the middle of the option. Then, click “Start Transfer”. When the data is officially started transfer, do not interrupt the connection between the iPhone 8 and the computer.

Note: If you want to clean up the original data in iPhone 8, you can check the “clear data before copy” box below the iPhone 8.