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    Exclamation NOOOOO, Restored phone without backup!
    I don't know why....I must have been possessed or something....
    I restored a phone to 5.1.1 and realized that this phone was never backed up!

    Is there anyway to at least address book back?
    I'm panicing here. This phone is not on iCloud, never backed up.

    I tried googling and there are couple of using terminal command but I get access denied.

    Anyone have solid solution for this?

    Please help.

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    If you never backed up there's no way you can recover any files
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    you must have synced with iTunes sometime
    just connect phone and use restore from backup
    there shud be one if you have connected to iTunes

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    Quote Originally Posted by todesto View Post
    I don't know why....I must have been possessed or something....
    I restored a phone to 5.1.1 and realized that this phone was never backed up!

    Is there anyway to at least address book back?
    I'm panicing here. This phone is not on iCloud, never backed up.

    I tried googling and there are couple of using terminal command but I get access denied.

    Anyone have solid solution for this?

    Please help.
    It's because you're not logged in as root.

    Run these commands and you should be fine.

    Code:
    su root
    The password is alpine.

    I doubt those commands you found will do anything, but that's just for your reference
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    Average minds discuss events.
    Small minds discuss people.

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    I'm sure he has figured it out by now.

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