2018 Top 5 Backup Software for iPhone/iPad Review

There’s a great number of iPhone/iPad backup software in the market. Here in this article, we have listed the features and functions of the top 5 iPhone backup software. Keep reading and check more details.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 27, 2018, Last Updated: Jan. 22, 2019
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No matter how large your iPhone storage space is, it is still necessary to backup iPhone contents regularly. Apple itself suggests users to backup with iTunes and iCloud. However, both the two tools have some limitations. For example, you can not access into your iTunes backup files, that is to say, you don’t know what have been backed up by iTunes. And every time users need to restore from iTunes, it will erasing the current data on your iPhone first, which might cause data missing.

In this post we have found some other iPhone backup tools for iPhone users. These backup tools do not only provide backup service, but also help users to better manage their iPhone/iPad. We have listed their pros and cons as well, hope you could find the one that suits you best.

What is iPhone Backup – Define Criterion

When speaking of iPhone backup, it usually means the copying and archiving of iPhone data with other software, so it can be used to restore an iPhone from the original after a data loss or iPhone upgrade event. Users backup iPhone usually for two reasons. One is to recovery iPhone data in case of data missing. The other is to set up a new iPhone with the data from an earlier backup.

#1 Best iPhone Backup Software Criterion – Capability

One feature a good iPhone backup software must possesses is that this backup software should be compatible with most of the iPhone models and iOS versions in the market. Although Apple has promoted new iPhone XS (Max)/XR, there are still a lot people using previous models of iPhone, such as iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone 8. So a good iPhone backup software must compatible with all common iPhone models.

#2 Best iPhone Backup Software Criterion – Safe

Almost every one would backup personal data with backup software, it is vital for these software to be safe and secure. So that there would be no information leakage when you backup iPhone/iPad.

#3 Best iPhone Backup Software Criterion – Operability

No one likes complicate operations and repetitive steps, so one criterion a good iPhone backup software must have is that it should be easy-to-use. Users would also take this into consideration when making decision.

Part 1. Best iPhone Backup Software – AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans for iOS could work as an one-stop content manager. With AnyTrans for iOS, you could fully manage your iPhone content, seamlessly transfer files across mobile devices and your computer.

How to Use AnyTrans for iOS to Backup iPhone/iPad

Step 1. Free download AnyTrans for iOS. Install and run it on your computer. Connect your iPhone to it.

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Step 2. Choose Backup Manager by clicking the top bar. You can also choose Air Backup Manger to carry out wireless backup.

Backup iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

Backup iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3. If you have backed up with AnyTrans before, here you could see all the backup files. Click View on the right side to access into the backup files. Click Back Up Device to start backing up. If you don’t see the backup file when backup process is finished, click Refresh to refresh the interface.

Backup iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

Backup iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Part 2. Best iPhone Backup Software – dr.fone

dr.fone is an iOS backup and restore tool that enables users to backup iPhone, iPad and iPod touch within one-click. dr.fone covers most of the iOS data, all your iOS device contents can be backed up with one software. And there would be no data loss on devices during transfer, backup and restore, you don’t need to worry about your data safety.

iPhone Backup Software - dr.fone

iPhone Backup Software – dr.fone

Part 3. Best iPhone Backup Software – CopyTrans Shelbee

As an iPhone backup software, one feature that makes CopyTrans Shelbee stands out is that it allows users to custom restore iPhone backup files. That means, you could only restore the data you need. What’s more, you could change the backup location with CopyTrans Shelbee. You can choose to backup to any folder on your computer, or even decide to backup to a USB stick or to an external hard drive.

Best iPhone Backup Software CopyTrans Shelbee Screenshot

Best iPhone Backup Software CopyTrans Shelbee Screenshot

Part 4. Best iPhone Backup Software – iBackup

iBackup provides a series of backup service, including server backup, cloud backup, hybrid backup as well as mobile backup. The biggest advantage of iBackup is that it could carry out all the backup process all in one touch, and you can manage your backup contents in mobile phone, which is easy and convenient.

iPhone Backup Software - iBackup

iPhone Backup Software – iBackup

Part 5. Best iPhone Backup Software – Acronis True Image 2019

With mobile device backup through Acronis True Image 2019, it’s guaranteed that your iPhone data is safe and can be recovered in case of corruption or loss. It is also possible for users to backup iPhone with Acronis True Image 2019 app on iPhone. Simply one touch, you could finish the backup process.

Best iPhone Backup Software Acronis True Image 2019 Screenshot

Best iPhone Backup Software Acronis True Image 2019 Screenshot

The Bottom Line

That’s all about iPhone backup software review. Almost all the software mentioned above provide free trial version, you could have a trial first and then find the one that suits you most. Of course there are plenty of other iPhone backup software in the market, if you have better choice, please share with us in the comment.

iMobie

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