1. gameson's Avatar
    Just curious. I want to go from 6.1.4 to 7.0, if I connect to itunes then restore from new first (this will make my phone get a fresh install of 7.0), then once the device restarts, then I select restore from backup, is it the same or different if I just update right away from 6 to 7?

    Thanks.
    09-24-2013 05:05 AM
  2. Disturbed_Angel's Avatar
    Well if you do a clean install then you are going to only get back the things on your iCloud or iTunes back up, vs if you just update, everything remains intact. I would say just update first, if you have issues, that is when you would want to look at higher level things like clean installs, restore as new, etc.


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    09-24-2013 05:09 AM
  3. gameson's Avatar
    That is ok with me if I get only things from icloud or itunes because I always prefer clean install, but I m just curious if it is the same thing. Thanks.
    09-24-2013 11:42 AM
  4. Disturbed_Angel's Avatar
    Not quite the same as the fresh install would also delete all your apps and the the restore would re-install them, so your apps would all be fresh installs as well, which I have been known to do myself at times when I feel an app is not behaving correctly.


    Sent from my Tropically located iPhone
    09-24-2013 03:01 PM

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