3 Ways to Backup iPhone Data

backup-iphone-dataAs we know, there are much conditions that will cause you lost your data when using iPhone, like water damaged the iPhone, fail to upgrade, accidentally deleted data, etc. Once you lost data, you will look for any way to recover lost data. But do you know that the best way to rescue data is backup your iPhone data from time to time. Today, we will share three different ways for you to backup your data.

Backup iPhone Data with iCloud
Backup iPhone Data with iTunes
Backup iPhone Data with third-party software

Method 1: Backup iPhone Data with iCloud

One of the simplest ways to back up the data on your iPhone is to use Apples own iCloud service. Apple provides free 5GB storage for each Apple ID to store the data. You could backup contacts, notes, photos etc to iCloud. With a Wi-Fi network connection, you can make a backup of your device using iCloud. You dont need to plug your device into a computer or even be at home to back up with iCloud.

How to back up iPhone with iCloud

To create and use iCloud backup, you need need an iCloud account, which is usually created when you first set up your iPhone.

Then just follow below path to continue the backup. On your iPhone, go to Setting> iCloud> Backup and youll see the option to toggle on iCloud backup.Then your iPhone will automatically backup your data to iCloud.

Method 2: Backup iPhone Data with iTunes

With last years celebrity photo leak, most iOS users do not trust iCloud backup. Having a local backup is always a good choice, as it means you at least know that you have a copy that you control. Making a local backup of your iPhone is also easy with the help of iTunes.

How to back up iPhone with iTunes

First, open iTunes and plug the iPhone into your computer. If a message asks for your device passcode or to Trust This Computer, follow the onscreen steps. Then ensure that Summary is selected in the lefthand column, you will have three boxes in the main pane, the middle of which is entitled backups. Choose This computer and click Back Up Now to backup iPhone to iTunes. You could check Encrypt iPhone backup to make an encrypted iPhone backup.

Method 3: Backup iPhone Data with third-party software

Backup iPhone data with iTunes or iCloud is easy. But these ways all not allow you to selectively backup your iPhone data and preview the content of backup. Nowadays, there are some third-party software could support to backup iPhone data selectively and allow you preview even manage these contents. Here we take iRefone as an example to introduce how to backup data with third-party software.

iRefone is the professional iPhone data backup and recovery software. It is able to recover iPhone deleted and lost data as well as backup data on iPhone.

How to backup iPhone data with iRefone

First off, download and install iRefone on your computer.

Then run iRefone and connect iPhone to computer. When the program detects your device, click Start to go to the backup interface. Choose the Recover All button on the top right to start the backup of your device. If you want to preview the data or you only want to backup one data, you could select the data you need.

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