iPhone Restoring iOS From Back Up

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by nanogirl21, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502a


    Sep 20, 2011
    If I am on ios 7 and want to go back to ios 6. Will I be able to restore the ios 6 phone with a back up I did in ios 7?
  2. macrumors member

    Jun 17, 2013
    No, unfortunately you can't use a backup from a newer OS on an older one.
  3. macrumors 68040


    Sep 21, 2012
    In the middle of several books.
    I would make sure that you don't have iTunes set to automatically sync. I think a lot of people have the default setting enabled. And when they try to downgrade and install what they think is their iOS 6 backup, they quickly find out that when they were installing iOS 7, that is became the backup.

    Just a thought, for what its worth.

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