If you lose or damage your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you don’t want to lose all your data. Consider all the pictures, videos, messages, passwords and other files on your smartphone. If you lose or damage a device, you can lose a lot of lives. There is a simple and effective way to ensure that you never lose data-backup.
Fortunately, on iOS, backup is very easy, and most people don’t need to pay for it. There are two ways to back up data-iTunes and iCloud. This guide will guide you through two methods of backing up data.
How to backup iPhone via iCloud
If you don’t have a PC or Mac, backing up on iCloud may be the best option. The free tier on iCloud only provides 5GB of storage space, which may mean you need to pay a small amount of rupees. $75 (or $1) per month for 50GB of iCloud storage, which should be enough for iCloud backup and other uses (for example, using iCloud Photo Library to store photos).
Please follow the steps below to ensure that your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is backed up on iCloud regularly.
- On your iOS 10 device, open Set value >Click on your name at the top> iCloud > iCloud backup.
- Tap the button next to iCloud backup to turn it on. If it is green, it means the backup is open.
- Tap Back up now If you want to manually start the backup.
This will back up important data such as accounts, documents, health data, etc. When your iOS device is locked, charged and connected to a Wi-Fi network, the backup will proceed automatically.
ICloud backups are preferred because they happen automatically, and you don’t need to do anything to make sure the backups are up to date.
When using this iCloud account to log in to another iOS device, you will be asked if you want to restore from the backup.
How to backup iPhone via iTunes
Backing up your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via iTunes is a better choice in many ways-it is free, and it can also back up purchased apps (so if you switch to a new iOS device, you don’t need to reinstall apps ), and does not require the Internet. However, this also means that you must plug your iOS device into your PC or Mac before installing iTunes (if it is not already installed). You also need to plug your phone into this computer every time you want to back up your device, unless your computer is always on and connected to the same Wi-Fi as your phone (please continue reading for details).
Please follow the steps below to backup your iOS device via iTunes:
- Connect iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to PC or Mac.
- Open iTunes on your PC or Mac (it may start automatically when you connect the iPhone).
- If you use a passcode on an iOS device, unlock it.
- You may see a prompt asking if you want to trust this computer.Tap Believe.
- On iTunes, a small icon showing your iOS device will appear in the top bar. click it.
- under reserve, Click This computer.
- Please click Back up now. Now, iTunes will start backing up your iOS device.
- After the process is complete, you can go to the following location to check the backup iTunes>Preferences>Device On the Mac.Preferences are at edit Menu in iTunes for Windows.
you can choose Automatically sync when connected to iPhone The option of iTunes starts automatically and backs up your iPhone when you connect it to this computer.
You can also use Sync with this iPhone via Wi-Fi To allow iTunes to backup your phone wirelessly, you need to make sure that your computer and iTunes are running for this option to work properly. After enabling this option, your iPhone will try to use iTunes to back up to this computer when it is charged and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the computer. This is very convenient if you cannot always plug the iPhone into the computer.
To restore from iTunes backup, you need to connect iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to the same computer.
This way, you can back up your iOS device. For more tutorials, please visit our methods section.