How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

Summary

For those who want to jailbreak an iPhone or want to upgrade a jailbrken iPhone, a backup for your iPhone is quite needed. Now read this guide to know three ways to backup your jailbroken iPhone.

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Sep 13, 2016

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Download this powerful iPhone manager to backup your jailbroken or non-jailbroken iPhone with ease. Now read this guide on how to backup jailbroken iPhone in three ways.

For many reasons iPhone users want to jailbreak their iPhones. Jailbreaking gives you more freedom to customize your device in every way possible by installing various plugins, system extensions, tweaks and apps from Cydia Store. For example, it will allow you to add a 5-icon dock. Or jailbreaking tweak makes it very easy to set any your favorite song from your music library as a ringtone or alert tone.

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

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More and more iPhone users are trending to jailbreak their iPhone for a better experience. However, you have to re-jailbreak and re-install all the previous apps after the new iOS update comes few months later. For example, now iOS 10 is available to download now, after updating to iOS 10, you may lose your important apps on your iPhone during jailbreaking. So, before creating a backup in advance seems quite necessary.

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Here we will introduce you three ways to backup your jailbroken iPhone. Follow the rest part to know how to backup jailbroken iPhone with ease.

Part 1. How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an all-in-one iOS content management tool which allows you to backup jailbroken or non-jailbroken iPhone data to computer in a readable format. You can transfer music, photos, videos, contacts, messages, notes, apps, books, voice memos, voice mails, and more to computer as backup, and you can view the data anytime as you need. Moreover, transferring data backup to iPhone from computer without erasing existed data is not a tough task with AnyTrans. You can also backup your jailbroken iPhone to a USB flash drive with AnyTrans. What's more, you can also transfer iPhone data to iTunes or to another iDevcie.

1.Download and install AnyTrans on your computer.

2.Launch AnyTrans on your computer and connect your iPhone or jailbroken iPhone to your computer via a USB cable. (AnyTrans supports old iPhone 4/4s/5/5s and new iPhone 6/6s/7). After AnyTrans recognizes your iPhone and loads data, click on the "Content To PC/Mac" shortcut button.

How to Backup Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Backup Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 2

3.Choose the data you want to backup > Click Start transfer.

How to Backup Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 3

How to Backup Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 3

4.The backup time depends on the size of the iPhone data you are going to transfer.

How to Backup Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 4

How to Backup Jailbroken iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 4

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Note: For those jailbroken apps you download from Cydia, you can not backup with iTunes or AnyTrans yet. And I offer you three simple and popular ways to backup an jailbroken iPhone - with OpenBackup, PKGBackup, and xBackup.

Part 2. Backup Jailbroken iPhone with OpenBackup

One of the best backup apps on Cydia store that is totally free and offers reliable backup solution. With just a few clicks you can download and re-install all your tweaks, hacks and applications.

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

Part 3. Backup Jailbroken iPhone with PKGBackup

PKGBackup offers almost all features that any active jailbreak is looking for. PKGBackup features with Sync option that does sync your installed Jailbroken Cydia apps on iCloud or iTunes directly. You can purchase PKGBackup from Cydia store. However, it will cost you about $8.

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

Part 4. Backup Jailbroken iPhone with xBackup

xBackup is the combination of PKGBackup and OpenBackup. You have to pay around $1.5 for that.

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

How to Backup a Jailbroken iPhone

The Bottom Line

A jailbroken iPhone may give you more control on your iPhone contents, and now with AnyTrans you can do much more than ever before. If this post solves your problem on how to backup a jailbroken iPhone, please be free to share it with your friends.

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