How to Backup Files to iCloud with Three Practical Methods

Summary

Don't know how to backup files to iCloud? Read this article to get three practical ways to sync files to iCloud.

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Apr. 6, 2017

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Backing up data to iCloud is one common way to safeguard our data. And we also learn about steps to backup and restore data from iCloud. As a matter of fact, we can save our vital files or documents to iCloud, too. To backup files using iCloud, we need a feature of iCloud - iCloud Drive.

iCloud Drive enables us to backup all types of files and documents. It lets us securely access all of our documents from our iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Windows PC. So no matter which device we’re using, we always have the most up to date documents when you need them. So our next journey is to figure out how to backup files to iCloud Drive.

Method 1. How to Backup Files to iCloud on Mac

Step 1. From your Mac, go to Apple menu > System Preferences > iCloud.

Step 2. Make sure that iCloud Drive is turned on.

Step 3. Next to iCloud Drive, click Options.

Step 4. Choose files & documents you want to backup.

Step 5. Click Done.

Method 2. How to Backup Files to iCloud on iCloud.com

Step 1. Sign in to iCloud.com with your Apple ID.

Step 2. Go to iCloud Drive.

Step 3. Click button to choose files and documents you want to backup.

Method 3. How to Backup Files to iCloud with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is one-stop iOS device data transfer and manager. AnyTrans not only supports all iOS device data managing among device, iTunes, and computer (PC/Mac), but also iCloud content management. You can import data to iCloud, export data from iCloud, and sync data between two different iCloud accounts. While the feature we will share here is that you can save all types of documents and files to iCloud Drive with AnyTrans.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans on computer (PC/Mac).

Step 2. Run AnyTrans > Choose iCloud Content > Sign in your Apple ID > Click iCloud Drive.

How to Backup Files to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Backup Files to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

Step 3. Click Upload button, and choose which files you want to backup. And it would start to backup your files to iCloud. Try AnyTrans now.

How to Backup Files to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Backup Files to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

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