How to solve iTune’s corrupted or incompatible backup error
Most often than not, Apple users have found themselves torn between some error messages displayed by iTunes which most use as a portal which bridges the gap between the PC and the smartphone.
However, one of the most frequent and annoying error messages on iTunes is the incompatible backup error message which sends cold chills down your spine especially when you just switched to an upgraded Apple Phone.
Now that the Apple iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus are in circulation, it is important to address this issue which will put the mind of several users at rest.
In case you’re one of those who have backed up your files on the former phone before upgrading to the latest iPhone and have had iTunes throw the error message in your face, here’s how to solve the problem.
iTunes encrypts your back up in the same language as the OS version on the phone which means if you got an iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X which comes with the latest OS version, your iTunes may not be able to read the backup onto your new phone.
However, you can solve this by simply updating your phone to the latest OS using iTunes platform, however, note that the OS which you’re updating to must be later but not older than the version on the device from which you backed up your files.
After this, everything should pretty much work on your device.