“I have an iPhone 6s and I want to back up some of my important data on iPhone. But I do not want to use iCloud as it backs up only what Apple considers as the most important data and it will be difficult to access iCloud backup file for further use, moreover it prompt me to sync my iOS. I am looking for an another way I can backup my iPhone without using iCloud. Please Help!”
Well, this article will definitely be of great help to you. It takes you through how to backup 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 Backup Important Data from iPhone to Computer
Unlike iTunes, you can selectively backup your iPhone data from iPhone to the computer using iMyfone D-Back iPhone data extractor Win or iPhone data extractor Mac software. iMyfone D-Back lets you selectively extract specific files on your device to computer.
iMyfone D-Back iPhone data extractor
iMyfone D-Back iPhone data extractor is a useful iPhone data recovery that is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS. It hast the capability of extracting or recovering data from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It recovers data of various file types from your iOS devices. It has other features such as these listed below;
- It supports many file types like text message, notes, WeChat/WhatsApp/Kik messages, videos, call history, contact, voice memo among others.
- It recovers 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, the new iOS 10 and others.
- Supports extracting deleted or exsiting data from iPhone without backup and extracting data from iTunes & iCloud backup.
- It restores lost data out of many reasons such as accidental deletion of files, iPhone attacked by a virus, iPhone jailbreak or upgrade failure, locked or forgotten passcode, damaged or lost iPhone, etc.
- It is able to fix an iOS system to normal whenever your device is stuck in Apple white logo, black screen or recovery mode.
Steps to selectively backup data from iPhone using iMyfone D-Back
With iMyfone D-Back iPhone data extractor you can selectively backup important data from your iPhone to the computer. It allows you to extract specific data that you want to backup.
With the guide below, you can selectively backup data using iMyfone D-Back iPhone data extractor
Step 1: Choose Recover from the iOS Device
First, ensure that iMyfone D-Back program is running on your computer. On the program, hit “Recover from iOS device” tab. Thereafter, hit on “Start” button.
Step 2: Select Files and Scan
Pick on the important files that you wish to backup. After your iPhone is connected to the computer, click on the “Scan” button.
Step 3: Check through the Data and Extract
After the program is through with scanning your iPhone, it displays all the data that you can recover and save them on your computer. Check the data keenly to pick on the one you want to extract. To get the deleted data, get to ‘show only deleted files’. To get the existing data, choose ‘show only existing files’option. Select the files then hit on “Recover” button. Choose the location to save your data.