How to backup Windows files to iCloud? This guide will help you get the way to backup PC files to iCloud in 4 easy steps.
In modern life, people usually work with computer, in which you keep the information used in daily life. Sometimes your PC computer is not on hand, but you need the files on your computer urgently. At that moment you may think if only you keep the information on your iPhone/iPad/iPod. Then how to make it?
It is easy, all you need to do is simply back up your PC files to iCloud, and then log in iCloud account on your iOS device. And next, you can view the files from iCloud on your iOS device. Actually, you can upload PC files to iCloud Drive on iCloud.com, and if you are tired of this way, you can try another alternative method – AnyTrans to backup PC files to iCloud easily.
Here in this article, we will introduce the detailed method of how to backup PC files to iCloud with AnyTrans, what’s more, the method of setting up iCloud on Windows computer is also concluded.
Further Reading: How do I transfer Contacts from iPhone to another Apple ID?
If you prefer a simpler and quicker method to backup PC files to iCloud, then AnyTrans is the exact way. AnyTrans is an all-in-one iOS content manager that can help you backup your PC files to iCloud without effort.
With AnyTrans, you can add any type of content to iCloud Drive freely and then view the data on your iDevices directly. Moreover, AnyTrans also enables you to back up your iPhone/iPad to iCloud, and download iCloud synced data to your computer such as notes, contacts, calendars, and more in viewable formats.
Now, Free Download AnyTrans on your PC firstly, and then follow the steps below to backup your Windows computer files to iCloud easily.
Step 1. Open AnyTrans on your computer > Click on the “iCloud Manager” option.
Step 2. Log in to your iCloud account and password > Click Sign in to your iCloud account.
Step 3. Click on the iCloud Drive option to import PC files to iCloud Drive.
Step 4. Click the Add button to upload folders/files > Choose the files you want to upload > Click the Open button to start uploading.
Then you can access the PC files from iCloud Drive app whenever you need by the steps in the screenshot below:
Open Settings > iCloud > Open iCloud Drive, then open Files app > Tap Browse > Open iCloud Drive and view the files you uploaded.
Or, you can directly upload files from PC to iCloud, here we take photos as example:
1. Keep your computer connected over the Internet during the process.
2. The button is for deleting, button for adding new folders, and for downloading content to computer.
3. Apple will not let you log in to your iCloud account on the third-party app by turning on TWO-STEP VERIFICATION, so please turn off TWO-STEP VERIFICATION temporarily.
To use iCloud for Windows on your PC computer, please make sure that your PC running Windows Vista or 7 or higher.
Step 1. Download iCloud for Windows. If it doesn’t install automatically, go to File Explorer and open iCloud Setup.
Step 2. Restart your PC computer. Make sure that iCloud for Windows is open. If it doesn’t open automatically: Go to Start > Open Apps or Programs > Open iCloud for Windows.
Step 3. Enter your Apple ID to sign in to iCloud > Check the files or features you want to keep up to date across your devices. If you have checked iCloud Drive feature here, then iCloud for Windows will create an iCloud Drive folder in File Explorer on your PC.
With the help of AnyTrans, you can backup your PC files to iCloud with ease. You can also transfer songs, videos, contacts, and more than you think from computer to iTunes or to iOS device. Download and try it now!
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