Restore iOS Backups With Finder

As with anything else, you should be backing up your iPhone and iPad to the cloud or to your Mac. I have not had to use an iOS backup other than switching to a new iPhone, but I am glad the backups are there just in case. This article describes how to Restore iOS to your iPhone using a macOS Finder backup in either Catalina or Big Sur. If you backup your devices to the Mac, read the article for some backup tips.