|Sep 26, 2012, 09:46 PM||#1|
Restore iPhone backup from iTunes (from another person's phone)?
I have a deceased family member who has an iTunes backup of their iPhone 4S on their computer - I have their Apple ID and password, so I would be able to access it. We no longer have this person's phone, and I was wondering if it were possible for me to use my own phone (thinking of getting a new iPhone 4S because of the current low price) to restore, getting the data I want off of it (text messages, pictures, etc.) and then hit Erase All Content and Settings to return my phone to being brand new. I am worried that using someone else's backup would make it so that my phone number changes to theirs. Is this what would happen? Thanks
|Jan 4, 2013, 11:49 PM||#3|
The restore will not change the phone number, the restore process will only restore the contents of the last iPhone backup.
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