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Richard, Smartphone Specialist
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I accidently restored my iphone to old backup and now lost

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i accidently restored my iphone to old backup and now lost all my stuff including photos, no icloud backup either, is there a way to restore
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Customer: i went to backup thinking it was my latest phone backup, it went to a very old back up and now have lost all my photos
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Smartphones
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

Did you ever make a backup of the iPhone with the content your now missing?

Please let me know

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no backup was made
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i thought i was doing back up but accidentally restored backup
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, then it will not be possible to restore sorry, as you overwrote the date with the backup which wipes everything, its not like deleting a file, but your also overwriting it

I am really sorry but when you do this the data is completely gone.

I am really sorry about this, and if you have problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

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