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  1. D

    Other (Important) iPhone and iCloud

    I had an iphone 6 and I lost it. later on i bought another iphone 6 and put the iCloud backup from the old iphone to the new one. It's been a year. Can I recover the original iCloud backup from the first iphone or has it been overwritten by the new iphone?
  2. M

    Help with restoring new Macbook Pro

    Hello! Last month my MBP was stolen, and I couldn't recover it. I finally received my replacement last night. Just got some questions about restoring my new laptop from my backups. So I backed up my previous MBP using both time machine and backblaze. I will preface by saying I'm an idiot cause...
  3. D

    Bigsur dmg downgrade gone wrong

    Hi all, new here, could really use some help… I’m currently using a 2017 256G 13inch MacBook Pro, and I upgraded to Monterey right after its release (a very dumb decision in hindsight). Aftering playing around with the new features, I decided to downgrade back to Bigsur because of app...
  4. R

    HomePod HomePod mini - Error restoring

    I've been trying to restore the software on my HomePod minis to troubleshoot some HomeKit problems I have. I have two HomePod minis. I tried doing the restore by holding down the display on top. That wouldn't work (nothing happened). So I tried plugging into my M1 Mac. That wouldn't work...
  5. halloleo

    What does the -v option for tmutil restore exactly do?

    In order to restore from a Time Machine backup via the command line I can use tmutil with the restore verb like One the I could not figure out is what exactly the -v option here does. With the option I would write tmutil's manpage lists -v as an option, but doesn't detail what the option...
  6. Bojack Horseman

    iPhone wont restore from Mac backup

    I'm trying to restore my iPhone XR from a backup i made on my Mac, but the backup wont go through. I connect my iPhone to my Macbook, and select the "Restore Backup..." button in the finder window, type in my password, and then a spinning wheel will show up, and say, "loading..." followed by...
  7. T

    iPad iPad Not Restoring....any suggestions on how to fix it?

    My old iPad Pro 9.7" has been really slow to start up lately and i would have to hold down the button for a very long time before it would boot up. So i was planning on buying a new regular iPad 8th generation, but then the other day it wouldn't boot up at all...i tried a lot of different button...
  8. juanstdio

    IBook G3 Clamshell : Restored and being revived

    Hello All! I wanted to share my latest victory with my first iBook G3. I bought it about 3 months ago in a local site (Mercadolibre, the Argentine Ebay), payed for it about $10 plus shipping. This pictures where in the post of the seller: it came in this state in a champagne box: No...
  9. Aerisdies

    [Restore] Will I be able to downgrade from iOS 15.x to iOS 14.8?

    I just want to ask if will I be able to do downgrade/restore from iOS 15.x to 14.8 because I am expecting Apple Service Center to update my phone's OS from 14.8. Phone: SE 2nd Gen @ 14.8 I will be sending my phone tomorrow for repair because of this lame bs thing. I have checked ipsw.me but it...
  10. fishcharlie

    New iPhone - Restore iMessage in iCloud Pictures

    I recently got a new iPhone, and restored from my iCloud Backup. I have iMessage in iCloud enabled, and overnight all my conversations were synced down to my new device. However, I just realized that media content (pictures, video, audio, etc) did not sync over. It just shows an empty chat...
  11. Jodeo

    HELP: Restoring Mac w/home folder back-up only

    A family member (who lives elsewhere) got their personal MacBook Air back from Apple Support with the hard drive wiped (as expected). They only have a cloud back-up of their home directory (user / (name) / {Documents | Downloads | Photos | etc.}. This was the admin account (no other users)...
  12. TimPa

    Restore time machine backup

    Hello, I want to restore from my time machine backup. My time machine backups where saved on a QNAP NAS. After a clean install (forgot password) off my macbook I wanted to reinstall from my time machine backups. This was not possible because the file was corrupted. I couldn't fix it with disk...
  13. haralds

    Restoring MacBook Pro M1 from Monterey Beta to Big Sur

    After having fun playing with Monterey I found there were a few crucial apps and capabilities missing and decided to restore to Big Sur. This means a deep wipe of the system. Luckily I have other Macs to make this easy. I found this site particularly helpful in using the Configurator 2...
  14. O

    Is there any way…

    I installed iOS 15 beta 2 with it came out. But, now obviously I’m having some issues and with to go back to iOS 14 is there ANY way go back to iOS 14 without restoring the iPhone. I have already removed the profile from settings and turn off and turn on the iPhone. I read somewhere that...
  15. B

    Serious audio problems after TV OS 14.5 update

    As the title mentions, I have come across serious audio issues with the TV OS 14.5 update and Apple TV. I am writing so that hopefully some one else doesn't run into the same issue or can fix it for themselves. I have several ATV4 HD and ATV4 4k's in my house. Yesterday morning I decided to try...
  16. J

    iPhone 11 What i need to do to backup and secure my mobile data before sending it to repair

    I have iPhone 11 and its screen was broken, so I will send it to an authorized reseller for Apple. but before doing so I will remove all the data I have these data include; photos, videos, apps (mail app, WhatsApp, and other apps). so I have these 2 questions:- Is there a way to backup all my...
  17. L

    Having problems restoring Apple TV via USB-C cable and iTunes

    Hi, Have tried multiple times now restoring my Apple TV 4 via iTunes and USB-A/C-cable.. Getting this error message: "The Apple TV software update server could not be contacted. The requested source was not found." Also when I option click "Restore Apple TV..." and try uploading a IPSW-file...
  18. K

    Photos backing up entire library after restoring from old iPhone

    Hello! I'm having a problem with the photos app. I had an iPhone 8+ and 100GB or so of photos and videos, maybe more. Yesterday I bought an iPhone 12 and chose to transfer the data from my old phone to the new one. It sent all of my old photos and videos to the iPhone 12. Unfortunately, my...
  19. agraden

    How to find files created after a specific date?

    Hi all, I want to restore my Mac to my last Time Machine backup of Catalina. I'm currently on Big Sur and don't want to lose any new data since upgrading. Is there a way I can view every file I've created, downloaded, saved etc. after a specific date (that date being after upgrading to Big Sur)...
  20. G

    SOLVED Macbook Air M1 (8/256) bricked and no restore via Apple Configurator

    Hi, there. I am in desperate need of help: Our Macbook Air M1 with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD arrived just yesterday evening. I updated it to Big Sur 11.1 and then proceeded to restore from a TimeMachine backup of our mac Mini M1 running Big Sur 11.1. It was a fresh TimeMachine on an USB-C SSD. It...