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How To Take iPhone Backup via iTunes (iOS 13)

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch can be easily backed up through iTunes. We have already told as how to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod touch on iCloud. You simply need to turn ON iCloud settings for automatic backup. You can take manual backup as well. iTunes is the official software for managing Apple devices. iTunes can perform a number of tasks on iPhone,iPad, Macbook or iPod touch. If you don’t have iTunes installed on your computer/pc or mac then go to apple website and install the latest version of iTunes. It’s available for free.

Follow the below steps to take iPhone/iPad backup with iTunes:

1. Install iTunes. If you already have it then update to the latest version.

2. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer.

3. You might get a message to enter passcode or Trust this computer. Simply follow the onscreen instructions. Click Allow for trust this computer.

4. Select your iPhone/iPad/iPod once it appears on iTunes.

5. On right hand side, under Backup Options click on “Backup Now”.

6. If you want to save your health and activity data then you need to encrypt data first. Option is available in the backup options only.

iPhone backup itunes

7. When backup finishes then you can see the latest backup along with time. You need to check under latest backup option.

latest backup itunes

So this is the simple process to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod with iTunes.

How to Take iPhone/iPad Backup on iCloud

Backup of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is very necessary these days. We don’t want to lose any data such as photos,videos or any documents from our iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Most of the people use iPhone on daily basis. There are tons of private photos, messages, chats, calls and documents on iPhone. It’s really important to take backup of iPhone from time to time. iCloud seems to be the perfect way to take iPhone backup without any hassle. It’s almost automatic.

iCloud backup is automatic. You just need to turn this feature on in your iPhone. It will take iPhone backup from time to time. It will save all recent photos, videos, songs and every other document, data and settings. You can restore this backup in case of any emergency or on your new iPhone. Backup is pretty much necessary if you want to sell iPhone or give it to anybody else in your family. You may want to format it and then give it or sell. However if you have taken backup then you can restore the backup on your new iPhone.

Follow the below method to take iPhone Backup via iCloud :

  1. Connect your iPhone to WiFi Network or Hotspot.
  2. Go to Settings >> Tap on your name >> Tap on “iCloud”.
  3. Tap iCloud Backup.
  4. If this feature is turned off for your phone then turn it ON now.
  5. Tap on “Backup Now“. It will take sometime depending upon your data. If you have never taken backup then it will take time.
  6. It will also show last successful backup at the bottom of backup now.
iCloud backup iphone

Automatic Backup iPhone on iCloud

You can take automatic iPhone/iPad backup on iCloud. You simply need to make sure that iCloud Back up option is enabled or turned ON all the time. It will continue to take backup at appropriate times. You don’t have to think about taking backup manually. Secondly it will take less time when you will do it manually just before giving or selling it away.

  1. Go to Settings >> Tap on your name >> Tap on “iCloud”.
  2. Tap iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure it’s TURNED ON.
  4. iPhone will be backed up automatically on iCloud.
  5. iCloud offers free 5 GB storage. If you take a lot of pics and videos then you may want to increase the storage space on iCloud. You can take extra 50GB for $0.99 per month which is quite cheap than any other storage platforms online.

Any doubts regarding iCloud Backup? Comment below.