Restore my 3GS as new. Then sync to a backup. Possible?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by cph, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. cph macrumors newbie

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    Apr 19, 2008
    #1
    Hi:

    I upgraded my 3GS to iOS4 and it's been slow. Someone suggested to set up my phone as new and it will help. True?

    If true, then can I sync my 3GS first to create the most recent backup, then restore the phone and set it up as new, and then sync the phone to the latest backup so I can get all my data back on the phone?

    Thanks.
     
  2. ntrigue macrumors 68040

    ntrigue

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    Jul 30, 2007
    #2
    It's the bad data IN the backup causing you issues. However, as long as you name the phone something different than the backup it can be restored from the backup.
     

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