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    I purchased an iphone 5s after my 4s met an untimely end in the toilet. I'd like to set up my new phone using my icloud back up, but my most recent back up was with ios 8. My 5s has ios 7 and won't support the back up. How to get around this? If I set up as a new iphone and update to ios 8, the only way I know of to get the icloud content onto the phone is to erase all content and restart. But won't that erase the ios 8 update as well?No, I don't have an itunes back up.
    11-19-2014 03:49 PM
  2. zerog46's Avatar
    Nope. Update the phone then do the reset. It won't erase the OS.

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    11-19-2014 04:02 PM

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