How to Access and View iCloud Backup

Wonder how do you see what is in iCloud backup? The guide introduces two methods for iCloud backup check and view. Follow to access and view iCloud backup.

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By Joy Taylor | Posted: Apr. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018
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Here’s a question from our user, “I recently backed up my iPhone to iCloud. I can see that there is data backed up but cannot access this data from my computer. Is there any way to access iCloud backup from my PC? Thank you!”

Normally, the iCloud service backs up various iPhone or iPad content to the cloud, including contacts, photos, notes, calendar, etc. How to view the iCloud backup files? In this guide, we will introduce you 2 methods to access and check iCloud backup from PC or Mac computer.

Method 1: How to Access and View iCloud Backup with iCloud Backup Browser

As a powerful iCloud backup browser, AnyTrans for iOS allows you to access and view iCloud backup without many limitations.

Here download and install AnyTrans for iOS to computer and then follow the detailed steps.

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Step 1 Launch it, and select iCloud Manager on the homepage. Then log in iCloud with your Apple ID and password.

How to Access iCloud Backup – Step 1

How to Access iCloud Backup – Step 1

Step 2 Click the button at right to go to the category management page. Then click iCloud Backup.

How to View iCloud Backup – Step 2

How to View iCloud Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Now you can access to your iCloud backups. There is a backup list on the left side, so you can select the iCloud backup with the content you want to view, and then download it.

How to Access iCloud Backup – Step 3

How to Access iCloud Backup – Step 3

Step 4 Once the iCloud backup is downloaded, you can select the category of iOS content and view them, and you can also export them to PC/Mac computer as some format. In this post, we take Messages as an example.

How to View iCloud Backup – Step 4

How to View iCloud Backup – Step 4

  1. AnyTrans for iOS also lets you transfer data from iPhone to iCloud, computer or iTunes as backup.
  2. Besides that, if you just get one new iPhone 8/X, AnyTrans for iOS can help you transfer data from your old iPhone to new iPhone 8/X quickly.

Method 2: How to Access and View iCloud Backup Online

Apple allows you to access iCloud files online via any web browser. You can check and view part of iCloud contents like contacts, calendar, photos, notes and more here.

Step 1 Open the web browser and navigate to iCloud website.

Step 2 Log in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3 Now you can view the files in iCloud, and you can also click iCloud Drive to view the files in it.

How to Check iCloud Backup

How to Check iCloud Backup

Apple doesn’t give you much control of your iCloud backup; in other words, there are no backup lists for you to view all content in the backups like call history, voice memo, third-party apps, etc. If you want to view more iCloud backup files, please go to Method 1 to see how to make it.

The Bottom Line

AnyTrans for iOS can also let you upload iPhone data to iCloud, or backup your iPhone data to computer or iTunes, why not get it and have a try now? Any questions about this article is warmly welcomed. If this article is useful to you, don’t forget to share it to your friends.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.

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