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Question: What can I do if the backup from iCloud I ant wont restore becuase its an older iPhone not compatible with the iOS the back up was completed from

My new iPhone 8 randomly shut off on me with very important information and the phone won't turn on at all and it wil be a week before I receive my new phone, I have a old iPhone 5c that in need restored from the iCloud backup from my iPhone 8 but it cant restore it because the iOS isn't compatible. Is there a way around this ?

iPhone 5c, iOS 10.3.3

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Feb 26, 2018 8:34 PM in response to madison296 In response to madison296

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Restoring from an iTunes or iCloud backup when a later version of iOS is required - Apple Support


Edit 2: That seems to just ell you how to update the iOS to what you need. If you can't do that then there's probably nothing you can do, sorry.

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