|Jul 29, 2008, 02:38 PM||#1|
How does the iPhone backup work in itunes?
Can someone please tell me how the backup is supposed to work in iTunes? Is this an automatic thing when I sync my phone with iTunes, or do I have to manually kick off a backup?
The reason I asked is that my iPhone suddenly gave me the dreaded "itunes can not read the contents of the iPhone..." message.
So, I clicked restore, and it downloaded the iPhone software again, and restored my iPhone back to factory settings.
As I understand, it's supposed to then give me the opportunity to restore my content, such as text messages, settings, etc, but it never gave me that option.
I am not able to find anything in iTunes to kick off a restore. Is there anyway to get my stuff back, or am I hosed?
|Jul 29, 2008, 02:39 PM||#2|
Under 1.1.4, all settings are stored locally each time. Under 2.0, everything is backed up daily, but it takes 10X longer than it did under 1.1.4.
|Jul 29, 2008, 04:16 PM||#3|
|Jul 30, 2008, 03:47 PM||#5|
Doesn't make sense to me, I thought they automatically backed it up whenever you sync. LOL
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