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How to Use AnyTrans

Welcome to AnyTrans Online Guide. Here you can find all detailed tutorials about how to manage your iOS contents between iOS devices, iOS device & computer, iOS device & iTunes, iOS device & iCloud as well as data stored on iTunes and iCloud backups, move Android device data to iTunes, iCloud and iOS device, and arrange home screen, customize ringtones and search & download apps for iOS device. If you still have questions after reading this guide, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Team, and you will receive reply within 24 hours.

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Back Up

An unexpected event, like iOS upgrade, file corruption, or hardware damage, could erase some important data from your iOS device. Thus, backing up device periodically becomes an essential part of iOS device usage routine. With AnyTrans, you are able to fully/incrementally/wirelessly back up the device data with few clicks. Please refer to the following guide to make good use of AnyTrans.

Differences of Three Backup Modes

Type Definition
Full Backup Making a copy of all data on the iOS device.
Incremental Backup Copying only the data that has changed since the last backup operation of any type.
Air Backup Automatically backing up iOS device data as your scheduled frequency once the device has been connected to the computer via same Wi-Fi.

Differences between iTunes/iCloud Backup & Air Backup

Function iTunes iCloud Air Backup
Schedule No No Yes
Choose Location No No Yes
Backup History No No Yes
Automatic Backup No Yes Yes

Step 1: Preparations.

Do as following:

  • Launch AnyTrans on your computer
  • Connect iOS device to computer with the USB cable

By default, AnyTrans will detect your iOS device automatically. If you don’t connect iOS device to computer or your iOS device is not recognized, the interface below will display.

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Once your iOS device is recognized, the interface below will display.

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If AnyTrans fails to recognize your iOS device, please follow these troubleshooting steps to solve the issue.

Step 2: Backing up.

Do as following:

  • Click Backup Manager option
  • Select Back Up option and click  button

The interface below will appear once you click Backup Manager option. Then, please click Back Up option.

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Once you click button, the interface below will display. To protect your data safe and private, you can turn on the “Enable Backup Encryption” option and set the password. If you do not want to encrypt the backup, please ignore it and click button directly.

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1. If you want to back up only the data that has changed since the last backup operation, please turn on the Incremental Backup option.

2. If you want to back up iOS device data as your scheduled frequency once the device has been connected to the computer via same Wi-Fi, please turn on Enable AirBackup option. And you can also set up the schedule for Air Backup (from one day to a month).

After you click button, the back up process will be started automatically. It may take some time to complete the back up process based on the amount of device data. Please keep patient.

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Step 3: Backup Management.

Do as following:

  • Wait for the backup process
  • Click option

After the backup process completes, the interface “Backup Completed” below will display. You can also check the size of the Full Backup. If you want to check the detail, please click option.

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