Guide of FoneGeek iOS Backup & Restore

FoneGeek iOS Backup & Restore program allows you to back up iPhone/iPad/iPod touch data for free, and then export them to computer or selectively restore them to iOS device without affecting the other data.

Part 1: Back Up iOS Devices

With FoneGeek, you can back up the whole data or only back up the selected data on your iPhone to save the time. The backup files will not overwrite the local backups on your computer.

Firstly, download and run FoneGeek program on your PC.

Step 1. Choose ‘Backup & Restore’ option from the right panel and connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to computer.

choose data type

Step 2. Choose the file you need to backup when the device is detected and click on ‘Backup’ button .

lost iphone messages without backup

Step 3. On this interface, FoneGeek will list all the types of data that it supports to back up, such as contacts, messages, notes, reminders, photos, videos, music, call history, etc. You can select all data or select specific data you need and click on ‘Backup’ to proceed.

backup is complete

Click on ‘View Backup List’ and the backup history you made with FoneGeek will be listed.

Part 2: Restore iOS Backup to Device/Computer

Step 1. If you have backed up your iPhone with FoneGeek, you will view the tab of ‘To view or restore previous backup files’. Click on it to check all the backup files.

Step 2. Choose one backup file based on your situation and click on ‘View’ button to view the backup history.

view backup list

FoneGeek will need several seconds to download the backup file so that you can preview the details of the backup file.  

Step 3. Then tap ‘Export to Computer’ to save the selected files on your computer or tap ‘Restore to Device’ to transfer the selected files to your iOS or Android device.

restore the backup to device or pc

Step 1. Choose ‘Restore’ option if you need to restore from iTunes backup.


Step 2. Select ‘Restore from iTunes Backup’ and FoneGeek will display all the iTunes backup files saved on your computer. Choose one iTunes backup and click the Next option.


Step 3. This iTunes backup file will be analyzed to display all the data saved in the backup file. After selecting the ones you want, tap on ‘Restore to Device’ to restore the iTunes backup to your iOS device.