If you'd like to restore a backup that you've created for your Joomla website with Akeeba Backup, it's recommended to use the Akeeba Kickstart script to restore this data.
For more information regarding this, you can check out Akeeba Kickstart to download the software itself. You can also check out a tutorial video that they've put up regarding restoring using Kickstart which walks you through the process involved.
Please let us know if you had any further questions at all.
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