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I unnecessarily backed up my phone to the last backup more

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Customer: ***** ***** I unnecessarily backed up my phone to the last backup more than three years ago I lost everything I want to reverse the backup
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I connected my phone to my computer because it kept saying that it hadn't been backed up so I clicked "restore from last back up" and I clicked restore. I didn't want to actually restore
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Smartphones
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

Please do not shoot the messenger, but restoring a phone overwrites everything on it, and replaces it with the backup, there is no way to do this as it did not delete the data, it over wrote it, replacing the data already there.

Unless you have a backup to revert to, there is no way to undo this sorry.

I would rather tell you this directly, then have you waste your time trying to find a solution to this that does not exist.

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