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The reverse procedure of backup, to restore is to put information from a backup back onto the computer system.

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Format and Restore Mac from Time Machine, without disturbing Bootcamp

I want to format my Mac's internal drive, but I have Bootcamp installed and I don't want to disturb it. Is it possible to take a backup using Time Machine and then format the Mac, later restore the ...
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How to restore files from time machine backup (on Apple Time Capsule) of a different computer?

I need to find some files located in a time machine backup of an old computer. It's a backup located on an Apple Time Capsule. As it's used as my router, I've tried going to Finder, then clicking on ...
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Installing Previous Firmware in iPhone | New Firmware keeps Rebooting iPhone [duplicate]

After upgrading to iOS 14.4.2 my iphone keeps rebooting every 5 mins! I would like to restore my iphone to iOS 14.3.7. After finding signed firmware I tried using iTunes but kept getting error 9 . I ...
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Migration Assistant Freezes at About 90%

I am swapping the SSD on an early 2015 Macbook Pro 13". The drive installation seems to have gone well. I have used Samsung EVO 970 1TB if that matters. Prior to doing the swap, I had upgraded ...
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Restore Time Machine backup from Mac Mini to Mac Pro?

I need to restore a TM backup from my old Mac Mini to my new (new to me) Mac Pro 5.1 tower. Do I really have to remove the drive from the Mac Mini? It's a pain, so I'd prefer to keep the drive in the ...
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How to restore Microsoft To Do from TimeMachine?

Due to something crazy happening I lost all of my todos in Microsoft To Do. I have TimeMachine backups but am not having any luck getting a restore to work. I've found ~/Library/Containers/Microsoft ...
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How to get back iMovie version compatible with macOS 10.14?

How can I get an iMovie version compatible with macOS 10.14. I deleted it to clear up space on the hard drive, but I need it now and the App Store only lists a version compatible with 10.15+ Apple ...
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Mail, Automation can't be configured after Time Machine restore after OS re-install

ENVIRONMENT: MacPro 4,1, 56GB RAM, running Mojave via DosDude's patch kit. SYNOPSIS: I unwisely installed the latest Mojave full update (Mojave Security Update 2021-002 10.14.6). Afterward, my second ...
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How does iPhone restore so fast? [closed]

Yesterday, I restored my iPhone in DFU mode. I think iOS is built from source in this mode and there is no way to access old data. My backup size was around 3 GB. Even though my internet speed is fast....
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What, if anything, has changed regarding retrieving an older version of an iOS app from a local backup?

In the past, I know that there was a procedure that allowed one to delete an iOS application from an iPhone and then restore on that iPhone the version of the application that is stored on a backup. ...
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Restoring old Reminders Notes - MacOS

I would like to access my old reminder notes from 2018, 2019. I have time machine and I know MacOS used to keep these files in a folder in the Disk rather than the cloud in old days. Your help would ...
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How do I restore the computer backup from an older iPad to a new iPad

My wife has a first-generation iPad Air running the latest iOS version it can possibly run (12.5.1). There is no updating it any further. She has backed it up using a 2017 MacBook Pro running macOS ...
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iPhone apps crashing randomly, no sound or mic on incoming calls

Recently my iPhone 7s started behaving weird. Apps are crashing randomly: Gmail crashes when I hit reply on an email WhatsApp crashes on start, before I see any of the GUI I can't accept incoming ...
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Flashing Previous Firmware to M1 Mini Without DFU Mode

I just got a new M1 Mini in the mail (16gb RAM config). Upon updating to Big Sur 11.2 , both of my thunderbolt ports were disabled. I can't even get power from them to charge my other apple devices. ...
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The iPhone could not be restored because the firmware file was corrupt

I am trying to Factory Restore iPhone 6S "A1633" on my Mac Running Big Sur 11.1 / Intel. I am in recovery mode on the phone and plug it in it starts the update OR restore downloads the file, ...
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How can I restore iPhone from iTunes Backup BUT keep iCloud Notes?

I lost my old iphone SE (gen 1) and most recent backup was 6 months ago (iTunes, no iCloud backup). I want to restore to a new iPhone SE (gen 2020) with the older iTunes backup BUT keep or somehow ...
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Can't restore iTunes backup

I've got a device (iPhone 7 Plus) with iOS 14.3 to which I did a backup about a month ago on a Windows 10 laptop with iTunes. I can't remember if it was on iOS 13.7 or iOS 14.3, as the same day I did ...
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Mac Photos stuck on “Restoring… 0%” after Time Machine restore

I’m having troubles with a Mac Photos library after a Time Machine restore. It’s an iCloud library with roughly 120,000 photos, and was set to only store optimized images locally. Catalina 10.15.7, ...
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Iphone stuck in start cycle (occasionally enters recovery mode but itunes fails - storage full)

Have read the other related posts (and must confess to not understanding all technical hacks people have tried), but so far not solved my difficulties. My iPhone XR is stuck in a restart cycle with ...
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Does erasing the HD and then restoring from time machine backup remove applications?

My wife has a 2017 MBP and after upgrading her OS to Big Sur, the laptop has become dog slow. It takes literally seconds for a new program or browser tab to open. The OS should be called 'Big Slow'. ...
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Time Machine restore is asking to install MacOS and use Migration tool

My MacBook Pro came from service center and I am trying to restore from Time Machine back up. I performed the following step. Started mac and pressed command + R Selected option to restore from Time ...
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Restore a WhatsApp backup from iCloud

I gave my iphone to be fixed as all of the sudden he was blocked on apple sign. They fix it but then I needed to restore the phone from iCloud. I did everything came except WhatsApp. On the iPhone ...
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Mac recognizes usb installer, but instead of booting into it, it boots from internal hdd

I've used this usb drive in the past to restore macs and I don't remember what I did to get it to work. I get into the drive selection for booting, the usb with high sierra installer is there, but ...
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iPhone 7 only showing restore screen when plugged into a wall charger but not when plugged into my macbook air

My iPhone 7 will only display a restore screen when plugged into a wall charger. When unplugging the phone from the wall charger, the screen will turn back. If I try to use the iPhone charging cable ...
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Restoring WhatsApp backup from iCloud Drive [duplicate]

I have a problem with restoring iCloud WhatsApp backup on my new iPhone. Some time ago I created WhatsApp iCloud backup and then sold the phone. I've bought a new iPhone, inserted the same sim-card, ...
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What information that is on a bootable clone is omitted from a non-bootable clone?

I understand that a bootable clone can be used in different scenarios from a non-bootable one, but I'm not clear on what information — specifically what customizations I've made over the years to my ...
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Restore From Time Machine Backup With Incomplete Backup as the Last one

I am using macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I had performed a complete backup on 6th Dec. My machine was then formatted and the OS re-installed. Subsequently, a backup took place before I could restore my ...
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Will the dd disk clone commandline include partitions of various formats on macOS Catalina? [duplicate]

My original question was closed because it's assumed this thread (What is the best way to clone a disk between two Macs?) answers my question, so I am rephrasing my question and title. The author in ...
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Is an iPhone backup of 1st January 2001 midnight real?

A friend broke an iPhone (see Recover data from broken iPhone) and the Mac computer shows an "unknown" backup dated 1st January 2001, at midnight, long before acquiring the phone or the ...
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How did Apple re-install everything in a clean Big Sur install, without access to backups?

Okay, Apple are really starting to freak me out (I don't use them much). Here's the timeline of my story: My daughter's MacBook Air (2017-ish) that she needs for school would not update to Big Sur ...
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Big Sur can't see pre-Big Sur Time Machine saves

My Big Sur upgrade had severe problems, to the point where I had to reformat the disk and install as a fresh system. Once I got the "fresh" install done, yesterday, I started restoring ...
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iPhone 4 won't restore

No matter what I try, it always goes into recovery mode (Connect to iTunes screen) after restoring the device. The progress bar under the Apple logo becomes full, the device reboots, then it goes back ...
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Restore lost notes from Backup device

I am using MacBook Pro which is running macOS Catalina 10.15.4. Recently my MacBook was suddenly shutdown. I actually don't know why it has happened but After booting again I found there is no Notes ...
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Reset mac — can't reinstall macOS

So after updating to Big Sur a lot of problems hit my mac all at once and I decided to roll it back. Since I didn't make a backup (dumb move I know) I had to basically start from scratch. Before I did ...
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Restore Time Machine Backup of 2016 MBP to 2011 MBP?

My 2016 Macbook Pro needs service and I'm planning to use my old 2011 Macbook Pro until I have it back. Will I be able to restore a Time Machine backup of my 2016 Macbook Pro onto my 2011 Macbook Pro ...
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Unable to restore backup from iCloud in iPhone 12 pro max

I have a big-time issue with restoring a Backup from iCloud to my new iPhone. I traded the iPhone 6s and bought iPhone 12 Pro Max before trading I took backup of all my data on iCloud, then reset it ...
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iPhone 6- Boot Loop- Error 9

My iPhone 6 (128gb) ran out of battery one night 3 weeks ago and because of lint, had a bad connection while charging. While trying to automatically boot up several hours later, it disconnected and ...
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iMac Bootcamp Windows can’t boot after restoring problematic Windows from restore point

I have a late 2015 iMac running El Capitan version 10.11.4 with a Bootcamp Windows 10. My Windows 10 was not running well after a Windows update a few weeks ago and I tried to fix it by reinstalling ...
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What is the technical difference between transferring from an old phone and an iCloud restore when setting up a new iPhone?

Is there a difference in terms of how the iPhone's settings and state are compared between setting up a new iPhone using a transfer from a previous iPhone and setting up a new iPhone using an iCloud ...
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iPad cannot be restored due to 15 min timeout (recovery mode)

I have forgotten my passcode and have tried to restore my iPad(8th 32gb wifi) by this instruction. It reboots after 15 minutes and iTunes on my PC says me "Waiting for Ipad..." or "...
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Is there any way to restore only whatsapp data from encrypted itune backup?

I have changed my iPhone from iPhone7 32Gb to iPhone7 128Gb. I backed up my old iPhone running iOS 13.5 using iTunes and try to restore that backup in new iPhone running iOS 14.0.1. the problem is ...
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Is it possible to repackage macos app store app?

I have a MacOS App Store app that I depend upon, almost on an hourly basis, that is no longer available in the app store (or anywhere else for that matter). I've been tried contacting the original ...
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iMac 27" Catalina with Split Fusion Drives

I need to have a clean iMac with new OS but experiencing problems. Having commenced Recovery mode twice with new OS I am seeing Four drives. One is the 1Tb SSD but the main primary drive is showing ...
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Why are my photos not restored completely from a computer backup?

I downgraded my Iphone and after downgrading, I restored my backup downloaded in the Mac but not all of my photos are restored. I dont want to download my pictures from Icloud because it will not be ...
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old iMac TM HD to a new iMac

I have a TM HD from an old iMac I want to transfer only photos and some documents... it only give me to transfer all the backup without files and folders selection is there's away to do it ? if I ...
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Restored Keychain doesn't persist

I've just migrated MBPro to Mojave. Everything came through nicely, except the keychain. After upgrade, the keychain has been wiped fresh by Migration Assistant. So, I moved contents of ~/Library/...
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How to restore less recent Whatsapp backup from iCloud drive?

My Whatsapp iCloud backup didn't restore any chat history. I did backup about 100mb file to ICloud drive. However, when I tried to restore the backup, It was just one chat message and not the full ...
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iCloud: Restore file which has been deleted a few days prior. How long possible?

Let's say I have deleted a file accidently a few days ago and I have discovered my mistake right now. Is it possible to restore this file, when it was inside of the iCloud-folders? In case a restore ...
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Is there any way to detect suddenly closed tabs and restore them on iOS Safari?

Today I found out that many of opened tabs on my iPad Safari are gone. Yesterday there were 50+ tabs on Safari but for some reasons now it is 14. It is very frustrating so I tried to restore the data ...
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Time machine restoration frozen at “Preparing to restore ”Macintosh HD"…*

I am using Time Machine to restore a new MacBook Pro 16″. I am using an encrypted HDD that's connected with USB 3 for the restoration. However, since about an hour the Mac is frozen at the step "...

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