Nowadays, everyone drops their iPhone at some point. We’re only human Accidents happen. But what do you do when you pick it up and it won’t turn on. At that point of time, you can give your iPhone to the service provider for its replacement or repair it, but in that case, the major thing which you are going to be missed is your data as once your phone is gone to the service center all your saved data will be lost. As replacing the hardware may prove to be the easy part. Replacing the photos, contacts, and messages you have on the phone takes a little more forethought.
We know how painful it is to start over when you lose a phone, that is why we come up with some of the best methods for backing up of your iPhone. Mostly you will go the Apple route, that is sure iTunes and iCloud, but both iTunes and iCloud are not the only way to go. In fact, you will pay more for iCloud’s storage services than you might for a third-party app. iCloud currently offers 5GB of free storage, and after the usage of 5GB, they are charging at a very high rate for further space. They are charging $1 per month 50GB and an extra $3 per month 200GB. Things will be only become more expensive from there.
Backing up your data is essential to ensure your data against damage or loss to your iPhone. The process will also make it possible to easily transfer data from your device to a new iPhone should you chose to upgrade.
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Steps to Create Backup of Your iPhone 8 and iPhone X
There are various methods which can be used for backing up your iPhone data.Among all the various methods few of them will be explained in this article.
This is one of the most important and essential things which is used for the backing up of your data in your iPhone. You just have to follow these simple steps to create a back-up of your data.
Step 1: First Go to the official website of Apple and then click on the iTunes option seen there.
Step 2: Once you click on the iTunes option, a new screen will appear on your screen and from there just click on the download button.
Step 3: When you click on the download button, a file of near about 180MB will start downloading, and let it download first.
Step 4: Once downloading is complete just click on the iTunes from the download folder and double-click on it to install the application on your laptop.
Step 5: Now, all you need to do is connect your iPhone to the computer that you normally sync with using the USB cable, and then simply open up iTunes and then wait for your device to pop up in iTunes.
Step 6: When a pop up seen on your screen just click on the Back Up Now. It might take a while, but when it will be finished, you just have a complete backup of your iPhone on the computer.
Step 7: It is advisable to you for using the ‘Encrypt backup’ option because this will also save your passwords and other settings which aren’t saved otherwise.
Step 8: Once you are done with this you will have to enter a password to encrypt the backup.
Now, if you lose your iPhone on the way home, you still have all of the data that was stored on that iPhone stored on your computer. The only thing you have to do is to plug in a new iPhone and restore all of that data onto the new device.
This is also one of the most important methods which are used for the backing up of your data in your iPhone. As it will back up your device whenever you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network, so there is no chance that you will forget to back up your iPhone. You just have to follow these simple steps to create a back-up of your data.
Step 1: First Go to the Settings tab on your iPhone.
Step 2: When you click on the settings tab, some new options will be seen on your screen and then you just have to click on the iCloud option.
Step 3: Once click on the iCloud option, just select the Storage and Backup option which is now displayed on your screen.
Step 4: When you select the Storage and Backup option just toggle the iCloud switch on.
Step 5: Once you are done with this your device will now automatically back up your camera roll, contacts, iMessages and settings content when it is charging, locked and connected to Wi-Fi.
Now, you are done with the backup instructions. These two methods are simple and you can easily backup all your contacts and other important data.
In this article, I have only mentioned two methods. The other methods I will discuss in the next article after successfully going using them with my iPhone. Till then, stay tuned.
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