The easiest way to do this is to open the Settings app, tap on your name at the top of the list, and then go to iCloud > iCloud Backup> Back up now. Make sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network and connected to a charger. Alternatively,you can use your computer to back up your phone if you’d rather. Backup software creates one or more copies of the data on your digital devices in case your original data is lost or damaged. Different backup solutions protect different kinds of data and different combinations of devices.
Back up iPhone
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. Turn on iCloud Backup. iCloud automatically backs up your iPhone daily when iPhone is connected to power, locked, and on Wi-Fi.
To perform a manual backup–
Tap Back Up Now. To view your iCloud backups, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. To delete a backup, choose a backup from the list, then tap Delete Backup.
To view your iCloud backups-
- Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups.
- To delete a backup, choose a backup from the list, then tap Delete Backup.
- At the top of the Finder window, click General.
- Select “Back up all of the data on your iPhone to this Mac.
- ” To encrypt your backup data and protect it with a password, select “Encrypt local backup”.
- Click Back Up Now Back up iPhone using your Windows PC connect iPhone and your computer using USB.
- In the iTuns app on your PC, click the iPhone button near the top left of the iTunes window.
- Click Back Up Now (below Backups).
To encrypt your backups, select “Encrypt local backup,” type a password, then click Set Password. Even if you look after your iPhone carefully that doesn’t mean it won’t break, or that you won’t lose it or, even worse, have it stolen. And when you get a new iPhone to replace your old one, there’s one important thing you’ll need: the backup file for your old phone with your data, photos, videos, messages and so on. If you weren’t backing your old iPhone up, then there’s no way to bring back all the data you lost.
Unless you have a good reason, backing your phone up is just one of the mundane tasks you have to do as a functioning adult. But don’t fret, I’m going to show you how to back up your iPhone (this also applies to the iPad and iPod Touch) using a few different methods. One of those methods is iCloud. Don’t worry, we’ll walk through how to troubleshoot the service so you can back up your phone. You’d like to follow along or see us back up an iPhone step by step, watch the video below: How to back up your iPhone.