can ipad's backup be restored to iPhone

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by bj097, Aug 10, 2017.

  1. bj097 macrumors member

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    I have an iPad mini that is going to fail soon because it's used for many years. I don't want to use an iPad anymore but I want to buy an iPhone. Can the backup created for iPad be transferred to iPhone? By the way, my iPad is still on iOS 7.03, never updated. Will there be problem or any loss of data if restoring the backup to the newest recent iOS ?
     
  2. Gav2k macrumors G3

    Gav2k

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    Yes providing there on the same os revision but iPad specific apps will not restore.
     
  3. bj097 thread starter macrumors member

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    you sure that backup created for iPad can be restored to iPhone?? Now I don't have an iPhone to test it out?
     
  4. lugworm macrumors 6502

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    I did it two weeks ago.
     

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