With the quick development of smartphone, we now get more and more important information on phones. Hence, the storage space of the phones tends to be insufficient for most of us. It is good that Apple provides iCloud storage to make up that. However, only 5GB is offered free, which is still not enough for many people. You need pay if you want more.
You must be wondering if there is a way to easily back up the data on your iPhone without any cost. This article will definitely be of great help to you. It takes you through how to back up iPhone without iCloud. Read through to learn more.
1 Backup iPhone Using iTunes
There are many ways to backup an iPhone and one of the common ways is using iTunes. When you have the latest iTunes installed on your computer you can easily use it to backup your iPhone data. You can backup iPhone using iTunes in the following way ;
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer the open iTunes.
Step 2: Ensure that you have disabled iCloud on your iPhone; go to “Settings”, to iCloud then backup and storage and turn it off.
Step 3: Click on your devices when it appears on iTunes.
Step 4: Finally click on “Summary” then “Backup now” to complete backing up your device with iTunes.
This is how easy it is to backup iPhone using iTunes.
2 Selectively Back up Important Data from iPhone to Computer
Unlike iTunes, you can selectively backup your iPhone data from iPhone to the computer using iMyFone D-Port software.
iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Extractor
iMyFone D-Port is an useful iPhone data extractor. It has the capability of extracting data from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and then backing up the data on your computer. Here are some other features of it:
- It supports 20 file types like text message, notes, WeChat/WhatsApp/Kik messages, videos, call history, contact, voice memo among others.
- It exports data from iOS devices such as iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/5c/6/6s/SE/7, iPod touch 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 2, iPad Pro, iPad mini 3, and various iOS versions including the new iOS 10 and others.
- It supports to extract data from iOS devices, iTunes backup or iCloud backup.
Steps to Selectively Back up Data from iPhone Using iMyFone D-Port
With the guide below, you can selectively back up data using iMyFone D-Port iPhone data extractor.
Step 1: Choose Export from iOS Device
First, ensure that iMyFone D-Port program is running on your computer. Hit “Export from iOS Device” tab. Thereafter, hit on “Start” button.
Step 2: Select Files and Scan
Choose the important files that you wish to back up and click "Next".
After your iPhone is connected to the computer, click on the “Scan” button. Then it will start to scan your iPhone.
Step 3: Check the Data and Extract
After the program finishes scanning your iPhone, it displays all the data that you can export and save on your computer. Check the data and pick the ones you want to extract. Then hit on “Export” button. Choose a location to save your data. A backup of your iPhone will be stored on your computer.
You will easily make a backup of your important data using iMyFone D-Port. Why not have a try of the free trial version?