|Sep 28, 2012, 01:46 PM||#1|
Should you restore from backup or set up as new phone?
What would hte benefits be of rebooting the iphone and starting as new? I have about 1.4 gb in yellow (other) data that I seemed to have carried over.
Is it recommended to restart from scratch and set up as a new phone?
I have yet to calibrate my battery (let it empty and recharge to full) but yesterday I went 7.5 hours of usage (mostly listening to music, then some wifi browsing at home and some bluetooth streaming in the car) and 23 hours of standby. I should also mention that I have terrible signal at work where I spent most of my day and it constnatly fluxtuates between LTE, 3G & o (I'm on verizon).
Not sure what to think of the battery at this point and I would rather not have to reboot my phone from scratch if I don't have to.
Would I have to manuall select each of the apps I have installed on my iphone since I can't restore from backup? Is that really going to resolve whatever issue may or may not exist? iphone.
|Sep 28, 2012, 02:09 PM||#2|
From what I've read on here and elsewhere, setting up as new appears to be the best approach. I've read of far too many people having issues from restores that are fixed by setting up as new. YMMV.
|Sep 28, 2012, 02:23 PM||#4|
So could you explain to me exactly what I would do to go about this? I'm ok with doing this for the sheer fact that I know it would help get me back the 1.45 gb of "other" space that I carried over from my previous phone.
What do I have to do to get everything backed up to the icloud? Is there a step by step on how to go about this?
Would I lose all my settings and how my folders, icons, etc are placed?
Sorry, I'm just confused as to how to go about doing this and I have some time before I do so I want to make sure I have it right.
My main concern is really the apps. Would I have to manually select each one I want to install onto my iphone? And would I have to rearrange them on my screens in each of tehir folders the way I have them now or is that part of the icloud sync?
|Sep 28, 2012, 03:07 PM||#5|
Just restore from your backup and call it a day. Why put yourself through the frustration. I have been using backups with every iPhone since the iPhone 1. Have not had a single issue that everyone complains about here.
Oh, and just for kicks, I set up my iPhone 5 as new and ran Geekbench. Then erased it and restored from my backup. No difference whatosver and no hiccups.
|Sep 28, 2012, 03:15 PM||#6|
It's an urban legend and should be done only if your backup is actually corrupted.
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|Sep 28, 2012, 04:00 PM||#7|
|Sep 28, 2012, 08:36 PM||#10|
Delete old Messages and Photos within messages?
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|Sep 28, 2012, 08:36 PM||#11|
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