Tag Archive: Restore


How to Restore Lost Contacts from iPhone with iCloud

Worried about lost contacts from iPhone, iPad, or Mac? If you are looking to recover and restore lost contacts, the instructions here will help walk you through the process by using iCloud to recoup contact information that has gone missing from a device. Contacts are extremely important to stay in touch with your friends, family … Read More

How to Stop an iCloud Restore on iPhone & iPad

iCloud backup restores can be stopped at any time on newer iOS devices. This means that if you have chosen to restore an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from an iCloud backup, either when setting up a device with a prior iOS backup, or to restore a problematic device as a troubleshooting method, you can … Read More

Newly Setup iPad Pro Battery Draining Rapidly? “Ongoing Restore” Might Be Why!

If you have recently setup a new iPad Pro, iPad mini, or iPad and discovered the battery is draining unusually fast leading to subpar battery life on the device, don’t fret, there’s probably a good reason for it. In fact, if during your recent setup or restore of the iPad you decided to restore from … Read More

How to Restore Lost Calendars & Reminders from iCloud

If you’re an avid iPhone or iPad user, there’s a pretty good chance that you schedule events or add reminders to the Calendar app in order to keep track of your appointments throughout the week. Thanks to Siri, it just takes a couple of seconds to create an event or reminder too. These reminders and … Read More

How to Restore Lost Safari Bookmarks with iCloud

Have you deleted or lost Safari bookmarks from iPhone, iPad, or Mac somehow? If so you can use a procedure we’ll outline here to restore and recover lost Safari bookmarks back to your device. Most iPhone and iPad owners make use of Safari to browse the web, and creating bookmarks of favorite sites (like osxdaily.com … Read More

How to Check Progress of iCloud Restore on iPhone or iPad

Wondering how long an iCloud backup restore to an iPhone or iPad will take to complete? Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud Backup can take a while, depending on the size of the iCloud backup, and the speed of the internet connection the iOS device is connected to. If you want to check … Read More

How to restore an erased Apple Watch from backup

If you forget your passcode on Apple Watch, or you’ve entered an incorrect one too many times, you can use the Apple Watch app on the iPhone to enter the passcode one more time. If you still can’t quite remember…Read more ›

Apple Pay glitch stops you reloading cards after iPhone restore

Apple Pay is a pretty seamless service for the most part — until you have to restore your iPhone, that is. Over on the Apple Support Communities forum, a number of users are complaining that they’ve been unable to add credit…Read more ›

Fix an “Activation Error” After an iPhone Reset / Restore

If you’ve ever reset an iPhone to factory default settings or restored a device to set it up as new, you may have run into this “Activation Error” message when going to set up the iPhone again. The accompanying message is somewhat vague and not particularly helpful, saying “Activation request could not be completed. If … Read More

Remove Color Filters from Photos in iOS to Restore the Original Image

Both the actively applied Camera filters and the later added Photos apps based color filtering in iOS can add some nice stylizing effects to pictures, helping to give them a unique look, but if you decide you’re no longer wanting an image to be filtered through a crazy color lens, you can actually easily remove … Read More