1. PhiPhone's Avatar
    I've run into a potentially big problem here. What exactly is saved when you backup your iphone before doing an upgrade like 3.0?

    Situation: My laptop died a few weeks ago, so I used a friend's computer to do my 3.0 upgrade. My iphone then developed boot problems requiring a restore to fix it while on vacation, which meant I had to use a different computer than the one I used for the 3.0 upgrade.

    When I get home and restore from the friend's computer where my backup exists, what exactly will I be getting back? I don't care about the music right now, I can handle that by ripping everything off my ipod. I'm mainly worried about my contact and photos. Were those part of the backup???
    07-02-2009 03:20 PM
  2. Tramain's Avatar
    Yes Contacts and Photos are apart of the backup.
    07-02-2009 03:23 PM
  3. PhiPhone's Avatar
    Thanks! Morbo is now much less confused and enraged.
    07-02-2009 03:26 PM
  4. PastorGadget's Avatar
    How do you access the backup on the computer? I am running IT8.2 on Win7.
    07-02-2009 04:47 PM
  5. Tramain's Avatar
    If you are trying to put a backup onto your iPhone restore it and it will ask you.
    07-02-2009 05:38 PM
  6. PhiPhone's Avatar
    I was thinking maybe the other files on the phone were stored on a specific computer in the same way your music generally stays in one place. Sometimes I really enjoy being wrong!
    07-02-2009 06:46 PM