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Did you ever get an unknown iTunes error message while trying to restore iPhone from backup? We developed an alternative method to restore a recent iTunes backup to iPhone without the need for iTunes. It may help you avoid dreaded iTunes error messages and successfully restore your iPhone.
Continue reading this article to find out how to restore iPhone from iTunes backup with CopyTrans Shelbee.

YouTube tutorial: how to back up and restore iPhone without iTunes?

This video shows how to make a full-featured iPhone backup and restore on PC without iTunes:

Restore iPhone from recent iTunes backup

  1. Download CopyTrans Shelbee from the following page: Download CopyTrans Shelbee

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Shelbee, please refer to the Installation guide.

  3. Start CopyTrans Shelbee and connect the iPhone via the USB cable. Click “Restore”.CLick on the restore in the main menu

  4. Click the blue pencil symbol and select an iTunes backup entry. Choose the recent iTunes backup

  5. NOTE

    If you don’t see the Default iTunes Backup folder, you can browse to it by clicking “Browse” and choosing “Default”.CLick "Browse" and then "Default" to navigate back to the iTunes Default backup folder.

  6. Once you select the backup, CopyTrans Shelbee begins the restore operation. Stand-by for the process to complete. CopyTrans Shelbee restores the same iPhone content that was backed up with iTunes including messages, Camera Roll, notes, calendars, iOS settings, app documents, and more. Stand by until the restore is finished

  7. That’s all. Click “Done”. Click done when finished

    You already gave CopyTrans Shelbee a go but the restore still failed? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Support team. We are happy to help you troubleshoot.

This is how to restore iPhone from a recent iTunes backup without even having to open iTunes.

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.