Please advise.. should i sync apps?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by tm0000, Nov 26, 2016.

  1. tm0000 macrumors regular

    Jul 29, 2014
    So, I had a ton of issues with my iphone for the last couple days. I wasn't even able to restore my device. It was stuck in recovery mode. I took it to an apple store and they replaced it. They said that the problem was most probably with the phone.

    I was wondering, do you think it will be safe to sync my apps in itunes (instead of a full restore from backup)? I'm worried about maybe a bad app "ruining" the phone again or something! But, I don't want to manually install each and every app again.

    What do you think?

    Thanks a lot.
  2. Newtons Apple macrumors Core

    Newtons Apple

    Mar 12, 2014
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I think there is no way we could know. If you suspect a bad or misbehaving app then I am not sure if I would do a restore from the cloud. Might be time to start fresh. I have always used iTunes backups and never had a problem but it sounds like you might have one for sure.
  3. ericwn macrumors 68000

    Apr 24, 2016
    I would make a full backup via iTunes and then restore the new device from that backup. If an issue occurs that I cannot fix, I can always start with a blank phone again and just add the data / apps I want.

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