Restore Iphone Catalina

Apple WWDC announced the news of iTunes being killed in the macOS Catalina. Three different apps will replace the media management feature of iTunes. The iOS sync, backup and restore feature will go to the Finder app, continuing serving you to back up your valuable information and files.

So how to use the Finder to manually backup iPhone on macOS Catalina? Are there any differences?

Apr 15, 2021 If you want to restore an iPad running macOS Catalina (10.15) or later, reset the iPad and erase all content directly in the iPad's settings. Launch iTunes on the computer. Click the iPad icon in the upper-left corner of the window.

  1. Sync Data to Backup iPhone on Catalina. Synchronizing data allows you to back up your device data.
  2. Learn how to back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your Mac in macOS Catalina or later, using the Finder.To learn more about this topic, visit the foll.
  3. Select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch when it appears in the Finder window or iTunes. If your device doesn't appear, learn what to do. Select Restore Backup. If a message says that your device's software is too old, learn what to do. Look at the date of each backup and pick the most relevant. Click Restore and wait for the restore time to finish.
  4. The Proven Way to Restore a Disabled iPad on Catalina without iTunes. Apple has done away with.

Restore Iphone 6 Catalina

Being one of Apple developers, I am able to download macOS Catalina beta installer to get the first hand of this update for a test. And the process of making an iPhone backup on Catalina is almost the same as it in the previous macOS.

The only difference is that all these features now work on the Finder app, instead of the iTunes app. Just follow me to experience the new iPhone backup and restore process for the 2019 macOS big update – Catalina.

Step 1. Go to Finder > Locations (Left Navgation), then you’ll find your iPhone icon.

Step 2. After you choose your iPhone, you will get the management panel for your iPhone. And there will show you several menus for Sync, Backup and Restore data on your iPhone devices.

Restore Iphone Catalina

Step 3. Just select General selection, you can find the Back Up Now option helping you make iPhone backup manually on Catalina.

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Step 4. The following steps are as same as it goes before while using the iTunes app. You can follow the onscreen steps to finish all the backup process.

Backing up iPhone on Catalina takes minutes or hours, depending on what is stored on your device, macOS processing speed and USB/Wi-Fi connecting speed.

How to Restore iPhone on Catalina?

Restore Iphone From Mac Catalina

On the General section, the button Restore Backup…, still plays the role of letting you restore the device from the backup you’ve created.

The Differences?

The difference is that a new button named Manage Backups helps you quickly manage the iOS backups on your Mac computer. (This button is previously not provided. )

Conclusion

Although the iTunes app is gone from the coming macOS Catalina, the basic features of iTunes still exist on the separated apps, like music and finder. For someone who thought iTunes is bloated, this change could be good news. since it makes the thing simple to manage specific data across Apple devices.

For people who are willing to sync, back up and restore iPhone on Mac computer, the new macOS Catalina still works using the new Finder, and this method is simple, reasonable and natural, and people will quickly get used to it.

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Restore your device from an iCloud backup

  1. Turn on your device. You should see a Hello screen. If you already set up your device, you need to erase all of its content before you can use these steps to restore from your backup.
  2. Follow the onscreen setup steps until you reach the Apps & Data screen, then tap Restore from iCloud Backup.
  3. Sign in to iCloud with your Apple ID.
  4. Choose a backup. Look at the date and size of each and pick the most relevant. After you choose, the transfer starts. If a message says that a newer version of software is required, follow the onscreen steps to update (If you don't see onscreen steps to help you update, learn what to do).
  5. When asked, sign in with your Apple ID to restore your apps and purchases (If you've purchased iTunes or App Store content using multiple Apple IDs, you'll be asked to sign in to each). If you can’t remember your password, you can tap Skip this Step and sign in later. But you won't be able to use the apps until you sign in with your Apple ID.
  6. Stay connected and wait for a progress bar to appear and complete. Depending on the size of the backup and the network speed, the progress bar might need a few minutes to an hour to complete. If you disconnect from Wi-Fi too soon, the progress will pause until you reconnect.
  7. Now you can finish setup and enjoy your device. Content like your apps, photos, music, and other information will continue to restore in the background for the next several hours or days, depending on the amount of information there is. Try to connect often to Wi-Fi and power to let the process complete.

Get help with restoring from your iCloud backup.

Restore your device from a backup on your computer

  1. On a Mac with macOS Catalina 10.15 or later, open Finder. On a Mac with macOS Mojave 10.14 or earlier, or on a PC, open iTunes.
  2. Connect your device to your computer with a USB cable.* If a message asks for your device passcode or to Trust This Computer, follow the onscreen steps. If you forgot your passcode, get help.
  3. Select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch when it appears in the Finder window or iTunes. If your device doesn't appear, learn what to do.
  4. Select Restore Backup. If a message says that your device's software is too old, learn what to do.
  5. Look at the date of each backup and pick the most relevant.
  6. Click Restore and wait for the restore time to finish. If asked, enter the password for your encrypted backup.
  7. Keep your device connected after it restarts and wait for it to sync with your computer. You can disconnect after the sync finishes.
  8. Get help restoring from a backup.

Learn more

  • Learn how to make a backup on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.