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Simple Way to Backup iPhone to Mac

July 14, 2016 11:20 am / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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Anyone who have suffered sudden data losses before can earnestly beware of the significance of having a phone backup. Backing up an iPhone allows you to easily recover lost files from your device under various situations where your important files were lost. So how can you easily backup your iPhone?

1. Backup iPhone to iTunes

> Connect your iPhone to the computer via the USB cord.

> Open the iTunes on the computer.

> Select your iPhone on the Devices list.

> Choose Backup option from the drop-down list.

> Now, wait for the process to complete within a little while.

However, in using iTunes, you can't selectively backup data you want. Also, iTunes would be a clumsy program to run on PC computer.

Also Read: Tips & Tricks for iTunes You Should Know

2. Backup iPhone to iCloud

Before backing up iPhone to iCloud, make sure that your iPhone is connected to a power source and it is on a Wi-Fi network.

> Open Settings, then go to iCloud, followed by "Storage & Backup".

> Tap the "Back Up Now" option to start a new backup from the iPhone to iCloud.

> Wait for the backing up process to get completed within a little while.

But, you should know that iCloud has only 5 GB storage space for free. And the transferring speed is greatly decided by the file quantity and the network conditions!

So why not try another way to easily backup iPhone? That is: transferring files from iPhone to the computer as a backup. Here, the tutorial in the below will only takes Mac computer as an example.

User Guide: Best Way to Backup iPhone to Mac Computer

In terms of the best way to transfer files from iPhone to Mac computer as a backup, you absolutely can't miss this Vibosoft iPhone to Mac Transfer software, which allows you to easily transfer anything from iPhone to Mac in an easy and fast way, including contacts, messages, videos, photos, notes, reminders and many more. No matter how many files you want to transfer from iPhone to Mac computer, you can always do it within simple clicks. Most importantly, this software is fully compatible with all generations of iPhone, iPad and iPod devices.

Here to get free trial versions of this software:

iPhone/iPad/iPod to Mac Transfer

This software helps you transfer all files (photos, videos, contacts, messages, notes, calendar, voice memos, books, etc.) from iOS devices to the Mac computer with zero quality loss.

After getting the right version of this software, you can get your iPhone connected to the Mac computer via the USB cord. Then this software will detect your device and display all the file folders on the left panel. You can then enter the tabs to preview more detailed information.

run ipod to mac transfer

While previewing, you can tick out the files you want to transfer from iPhone to Mac computer. After that, click on Export option to transfer files from iPhone to Mac as a backup.

Now, just wait for the process to get completed within a little while. Now, you have three different ways to backup iPhone to Mac. You can choose either way as you wanted after weighing the advantages and disadvantages of each ways!

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