Want to download iCloud backup files to computer? This guide will do you a favor by offering you an easy way to download iCloud backup to PC/Mac.
You know that Apple allows you to back up your iPhone, iPad, iPod via iCloud and provides you with 5GB of free storage space, however, you cannot access the backup files in the iCloud server unless you restore your iDevice from it. That’s disappointing. Most of the time, we just want to get some specific files from iCloud backup instead of restoring the whole contents in the backup. Is there any way to download iCloud backup to computer and selectively extract what you need from iCloud backup? How to download iCloud backup to Mac/PC?
Absolutely YES, all you need is a professional iCloud backup extractor. Here in this guide, we will introduce you such an all-powerful program called PhoneRescue for iOS, which helps you download iPhone/iPad/iPod touch backups from iCloud to PC/Mac easily.
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PhoneRescue for iOS is developed to help users recover deleted files and data on iDevices like iPhone iPad, and it also can be used as an iCloud and iTunes backup extractor to extract anything you want from iCloud or iTunes backup. Absolutely, PhoneRescue for iOS is also fitted some other great features like:
Before starting our tutorial, please make sure that you did back up your iPhone iPad or iPod touch to iCloud. Check on your device with the following steps: Tap on Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Manage Storage > Checking the created date of the backup. And then follow us to download iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to computer with steps followed:
Step 1. Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer > Launch it > Select Recover from iCloud > Click on Right Arrow to enter next page.
Step 2. Sign in with your Apple ID > Select the backup you need > Take some minutes to download it > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.
Step 3. After clicking the Arrow button, there will pop up a screen, which helps you choose one certain data, or several, or all, as you would like to. Here we take selecting messages as an example. Then click OK to begin scanning.
Step 4. Preview and select the items you need > Click on To Computer to download them to Mac/PC.
Except downloading iOS contents from iCloud backup to PC or Mac computer, you also can export the content to iPhone iPad directly. You just need to click To iDevice in Step 4, and keep your iDevice is connected to your computer during this process.
If you are using an iPhone but often need to work on a Windows computer. You must have a way to keep iPhone data synchronized with your windows computer. The iCloud control panel may be the tool you have been looking for.
Apple provides a Windows version of the iCloud control panel. Using this panel, you can sync photos, access iCloud Drive, and sync browser bookmarks. You also extract iCloud backups using the iCloud control panel:
Although this method can easily download the iCloud backup to PC for free, it does not allow you to preview the backup file before downloading, nor can it be selectively downloaded.
Since you can always check iCloud backup online. So you can access and download backups from iCloud.com. And here are the steps to enter iCloud backup on Windows/Mac:
Doesn’t it sound so hard to download iCloud backup to PC/Mac computer? Except for used as iCloud backup extractor, PhoneRescue for iOS also can be used to recover deleted files and data from iTunes backup, even on the device directly without backup. By now, far more than 5 MILLION users have downloaded PhoneRescue for iOS and gotten back their data. Why not become one of them right now?
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