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In article <g9i7a8l3njr39q9fubsnlglkju2hgb2...@4ax.com>, Howard Brazee
> It's normally straight forward - except "complete" doesn't include
> everything - such as Wi-Fi passwords.
it restores wifi passwords. it may not restore other passwords, however.
> My problem was that it
> didn't work with my replacement having an older IOS than my backup.
that's not a problem. in fact, that's the normal case when upgrading.
> My solution is to back up your old one on more than one computer for
that won't work, because attempting to sync with another computer will
erase the device.