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How to Backup Videos from iPhone to Computer

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Gabriel Hammond

September 13, 2016 (Updated: September 21, 2016)• Filed to: iPhone Data Recovery

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Photos and videos are memorable instances of one's life. Smartphones have provided the opportunity to shoot and capture both photos and videos instantly. However, due to the limitation of the internal storage on an iPhone, it is hard to keep every file in the system. Additionally, as a safety measure, it is preferable to transform both the photos and videos to your computer. Sadly, it is difficult for an iPhone user to transfer both the videos and pictures to a computer with ease. Today, we will introduce you to the process through which you can now back up all the media files from your iPhone to Windows/Mac computer.

Tool You'll Need to Backup iPhone Videos

As stated above, it is difficult for iPhone users to move back the content from the device to a computer. Synchronizing the content using the iTunes does not provide the opportunity to read the synced files on the computer. However, what we require is moving and reading the data from the iPhone to a Windows PC or Mac. To carry out such an activity, you can consider the use of iMyfone D-Back.

iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Extractor or iPhone Data Extractor for Mac is a data recovery tool that is straightforward and easy to use. With the help of the application, iPhone users have the ability to move all the media files from the phone to the computer. The lightweight utility program identifies all the media files within the system and helps in creating a backup of the same onto a computer without losing the original quality. Another interesting fact about iMyfone D-Back is its ability to recover deleted or lost content from the device. Even if you have deleted a few videos or images, iMyfone D-Back assists in recovering them with easy steps. Additional features of the program include:

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iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Extractor

  • Identifies over 22 different file formats such as videos, app videos, photos, text messages, notes, messages on WhatsApp/WeChat/Kik apps, contacts and more;
  • Supports extracting the above-mentioned file types from iPhone, iTunes and iCloud;
  • Supports retrieving deleted or lost data without backup (directly from iDevice), from iTunes backup and iCloud backup;
  • Shows preview of extractable material before initiating the extraction process;
  • Supports various iOS system and iOS device including the new iOS 10 and iPhone 7.

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Backup Videos from iPhone to Computer

Step 1: Choose to Extract Videos Directly from iPhone

iMyfone D-Back is downloadable as a trial variant for the Windows operating system, which users can obtain from the official website. They can launch the program after finishing the installation procedure. From the main screen of the program, users will notice the multiple methods through which they can recover content. They have to choose "Recover from iOS Device" option.

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Step 2: Select File Formats

The application will ask you to select the file formats for restoration by pressing the “Start” button. You can choose all the media formats and then press the “Next” key at the bottom. The application will indicate a message to connect the iPhone to the computer. It is preferable to connect the iPhone using the USB cable provided by Apple.

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Step 3: Connect iPhone to the Computer

iMyfone D-Back recognizes the device as soon as you establish the connection between the iPhone and the computer. It will display the settings along with the information of the device on the interface. You will now have to click the scan button present beneath the icon of the phone to allow the program to scan for the video files.

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Step 4: Preview and Back up iPhone videos

You will see all the media files after the program finishes the scanning process. You can even preview a file. Mark all the necessary files that you wish to retrieve, and then press the "Recover" button.

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The application prompts a message to select the path to save the video files. Make your selection using the browse button and wait for iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Extractor or iPhone Data Extractor for Mac to complete the extraction process.

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