[Solved] What if the iTunes Backup Session Fail?

Mobile phones are now taking more and more important roles in our daily life. It is hard to imagine life with them because they offer great convenience so cannot be eliminated. It is such gadgets that connect the users with the world.

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Data Backup is Importance For All of Us

Now people become increasingly worried about the safety of the information, and among which losing data is one of the most serious ones. People can lose their data when they transfer the data files from one platform to another. Whether the way to transfer the data is safe enough has become a big question when people choosing a transfer method. And then people are considering making a backup file before transferring the data files.

Although the backup files are not the sure cards. But at least you can have the data back to some degree. And that degree usually depends on how often you back up your mobile phone. So try to create the backup files at a regular interval, and it is better to do it so often so possible. Also, another advantage of the backup files is that you can easily move all the data files to your new phone.

Part 1. To restore the iTunes backup file on your mobile phone

If you have an iPhone then you may know iTunes. Actually, iTunes is an effective tool for managing iOS devices including the iPhone, but it is not easy to use compared to the other tools on the Internet. Among the tools online, I like Dr.Fone Toolkit which is a professional tool just like iTunes but it is much simpler. For the iOS devices, you can use Dr.Fone – iOS Data Recovery. Also, there is a version for Android.

The Wondershare Dr.Fone can help its users with backup and restore. All you need to do is to move your mouse and do some simple clicks, and the tasks will be automatically done by the tool. The Wondershare Dr.Fone can restore the backup files created by itself as well as by iTunes and the iCloud. Now let’s see how to use this tool together.

For the computer-supported, you can get the version for the Windows computer and the one for the Mac computer. There are some differences between them, but mainly about the appearance. So in this article, I will take the former version, for example, namely the version for Windows.

Step 1. Download and install

Power on your Windows computer. Download and install Dr.Fone Toolkit for iOS on your Windows computer. Remember to choose the version for Windows. And if you are a user of the Mac computer, please pick up the version for the Mac. And then you can install the tool on your computer without the hassle.

Get dr.fone – Recover (iOS)

Step 2. Choose the recovery mode

After installation, you need to launch the Dr.Fone Toolkit for iOS to see the primary window of it. And on the primary window, you can see there are several different modes of functions. Just choose the “Recover from iTunes Backup File” mode under “Data Recovery“.

Step 3. Scan Data for the iTunes backup file

Now, select a backup file of the iTunes. So it is of importance to name the backup files correctly and properly. After choosing the backup desired, click on the “Start Scan” button to go to the scan process.

Step 4. Preview the data files on the backup file

Usually, the scan process will take a few minutes, but generally, it is time-saving. After that, you will get all the data files on the primary window. For any and each one, you can click on them and preview them. This is convenient when you are not so clear with the names of the data files.

Step 5. Start to restore the data files

When previewing, you can check the data files that you like at the same time. And after you finish choosing the data files for restoring, you can click on the “Restore to Device” or “Recover to Computer” button to restore the iTunes backup file.

Step 6. Wait for the process finishing

Now, you can just take a break until the tool prompt you that the process has finished. And then, you can check the recovery results on your device.

As you can see, the methods above are simple and time-saving. Why not give it a try?

Try dr.fone – Recover (iOS)

Part 2. Some official solution of the Apple INC

Solution 1. Restart both your computer and the iOS device

This is the most traditional way. After done, the backup files will be initiated again.

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Solution 2. Disconnect any other USB cables

Too many USB cables will cause disorder on the computer sometimes. In this case, all you need to do is to disconnect them all except for the one serving for your iPhone. After that, restart the backup process again.

Solution 3. Change the Windows Security Options

There is a built-in firewall on the computer whose duty is to keep the computer safe from all the virus and so on. If the protection is of too high degree, please change to the lower degree. And after that, restart the backup process.

Solution 4. Free Storage

If the scale of the backup file you want to restore is too big, try to release some more by closing some unwanted background applications.

Solution 5. Reset the Lockdown Folder

Reset the Lockdown folder on your computer before you restore.

Solution 6. Change to another computer

If all the solutions above have been tried but turned out nothing. You may change to another computer to start the restoration process.