Connect your device to a power source. Make sure that your device's screen is locked.
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When you sign in to iCloud, you get 5GB of iCloud storage for free. How to back up with iTunes Update to the latest version of iTunes. Open iTunes and connect your device to your computer. If your device doesn't appear in iTunes, learn what to do. If you don't need to save your Health and Activity data, you can make a backup that isn't encrypted.
Just click Back Up Now. Write down your password and store it somewhere safe, because there's no way to recover your iTunes backups without this password. When the process ends, you can see if the backup finished successfully on the Summary screen in iTunes. Just look under Latest Backup to find the date and time. Learn more Restore your device from a backup.
Transfer iPhone or iPad contacts to your Mac or PC computer
Manage your backups. Yes No. Syncing your Apple iPhone , iPod or iPad with iCloud is an easy process, once you know what steps to take. It will be the same step-by-step process with numbered instructions, and visual aids.
The iCloud sync option screen will appear. Merge means that your content contacts, calendar events, bookmarks, etc from both your iCloud account and your iOS device will exchange information. For example: if you have one contact on your phone and four contacts on your iCloud account, both iCloud and the phone will end up with the same 5 contacts.
At this point, your iOS device will sync its content. By default the sync Notes feature will not be turned on unless your Apple ID is an me.
Contacts aren't syncing
If you would like to sync notes, and your Apple ID is not one of these types of email accounts, simply turn on the sync Notes option and you will be prompted to create a free icloud. Step 7: Back up your data iCloud offers the option the backup your content to iCloud. The likelihood of needing this is slim but it should be used just in case you lose or break your iOS device, or if you buy a new one and want to keep the apps, music, videos, etc.
Simply press the button to turn it on. A message will appear notifying you that iCloud backup is turned on.
Your iOS device will no longer backup automatically to iTunes when connected.