5S can't restore from backup because backup is corrupt or not compatible

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Davewithak, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Davewithak macrumors regular

    Mar 7, 2011
    I'm trying to restore from a backup of my iPhone 5. I have several backups, some on iOS 6, some on iOS 7, but none of them are working. I keep getting the same error that they're corrupt or not compatible with the phone. I tried reinstalling iTunes and reseting the phone, but it didn't work.
  2. jdaniel macrumors 65816

    Mar 21, 2009
    Lviv, Ukraine
    i had the same issue I think it depends on which ios6 version u r using mine was 6.1.2 didnt work were you jailbroken for those backups? i had a JB 6.1.2... if u had backups on ios7... but did not work that could be something else...

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