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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 as well as data stored on iTunes and iCloud backup. 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.

System File Management

Unlike Android operating system, the files on iOS device cannot be viewed unless you jailbreak the device. Fortunately, AnyTrans brings lots of conveniences to manage your files or folder on device, like exporting files to computer, importing file to iOS device and editing the file. Please refer to the detailed guide to make good use of AnyTrans.

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 your iOS device or your iOS device isn't recognized, you will see "Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod to start" interface.

Please Connect Device

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

AnyTrans Main interface

If AnyTrans fails to recognize your iOS device, you may try these troubleshooting steps to solve this problem.

Step 2: Selection.

Do as following:
  • Click the button to manage files by category
  • Click the File System option
  • Choose System option

Once you unfold the File System, you will see the System option. Please simply click on the icon to get ready for the file management.

AnyTrans File System page

Step 3: Transfer.

Do as following:
  • Choose a folder or a file you want to transfer
  • Click button (To Computer)
  • Select the save path on computer

Except for transferring folders or files to computer, you can also add files/folders from computer to the iOS devices by clicking button. And you can delete unwanted folders/files by clicking button. To edit the file name, please click button. If AnyTrans doesn't load your files correctly, please refresh the page by click button.

 System Files View page

If you want to selectively choose your desired folders/files, you can constantly press the Shift key (for Mac) or Ctrl key (for Windows) on keyboard to make it.

Once the transferring process is completed, you will see Transferring Complete Page. To locate exported folders/files on computer, please click "view files". To go back to previous page, please click "transfer more items" button.

Transfer Complete page

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