iTunes Cannot Restore Backup? Check these Solutions!

It’s hard to avoid something not perfect for Apple product that someone may have run into the error that “Cannot restore backup because it’s either corrupted or not compatible with this device”.

iTunes cannot restore backup

iTunes cannot restore backup

When you having problems restoring your iPhone backups, then please take a look at these solutions to fix the error.

Solution 1: Update iTunes to the Latest Version

Be sure to install and have upgraded to the latest iTunes version.

Here’s how:
Head to “Help” on the iTunes menu, and then click “Check for the Update”. If this is not the latest version, here’s a pop-up windows tell you to download iTunes directly.

One more tip: this is also the all-in-one solution you can try when you encounter any problems of iTunes including iTunes cannot recognize iPhone, iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPhone.

Solution 2: Check iPhone Space

Sometimes, iTunes cannot restore backup just because not enough space. It’s somewhat common especially when you have a 16 GB or lower iPhone.

To free up iPhone space, you can try to clean the iPhone junks, delete some large capacity file or just transfer them to computer, uninstall some apps that not used for a long time. You can download the iPhone performance tool on computer to optimize your iPhone. I have used this tool on my iPhone 6 runs on iOS 8.2, it save almost 2 GB space from my iPhone the first time I used it.

Solution 3: iTunes Backup Extractor

If neither of the solutions above has worked, then you’ll need an iTunes Backup Extractor developed by team. Not only does this tool helps you extract all the files in backups, but it also helps you save data on computer that it won’t delete the iPhone data.

To use this tool, you needn’t run on iTunes that you won’t meet the issue of iTunes cannot restore iPhone backup, but iTunes installed in computer in advance is needed.

Moreover, if you having problems restoring from iCloud backup, then you can try iPhone backup extractor which allows to you recover data from iCloud as well as iTunes.

Related Posts:
>>> How to Undelete Photos on iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5
>>> How to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages and Call History on iPhone
>>> Data Recovery for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus

Leave a Comment


NOTE - You can use these HTML tags and attributes:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>


2 + one =