Backing up your phone is pretty necessary because backups can save you when your device malfunction or get lost/stolen, etc. This doesn’t mean that you must always think about backing up, but doing it on a regular basis, like once a month or week, would suffice. Knowing how to backup your device not only saves you time but can make a huge difference at times of disaster.
This is because a normal person’s phone probably has some of the most private information about that human. Be it your notes or chats with your loved ones or the pictures you clicked last holiday or some call recordings you made last month etc. There can be an infinitesimally long list of how important data can get lost when you lose access to your device.
Fortunately, Apple cares about its customers, and hence backing your data on iPhone is easier than any other device. And, in addition to this, it also gives you the choice to save your data in multiple destinations like iTunes, iCloud, or on your Mac. Today, we will focus on how to back up your iPhone and save your data in these many places so that you never lose access to your valuable information.
How to back up your iPhone:
Backing up to iCloud
The very first method we will see is how to backup your device to iCloud. Follow the below-mentioned steps as it is to get the fastest solution:
Go to “Settings” on your iPhone
Tap on the name at the top of the settings screen
Click on the “iCloud” option
Again click on the “iCloud” option and then scroll down until you find the “iCloud Backup” option.
If your iCloud Backup option is switched off, tap on it to switch it on.
Done! Now, your data will be backed up automatically to the iCloud.
Backing up to Mac
The next method we will see is how to backup your device to your Mac. Follow the below-mentioned steps for that:
Connect your device with your Mac with the lightning to USB cable
Your device will now ask whether to trust the computer or not, do this by clicking on trust and entering the passcode.
After this, open a finder window, there try to locate your iPhone in the location section.
Search for the backup section and click on the “Backup all of the data on your iPhone to this Mac” option
Click on the option “back up now” to start the process.
Done! Now your data will be automatically backed up to the Mac.
So, follow the above methods to back up your iPhone and stay safe always.
Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.