How to Backup Data to iCloud from iPhone

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Want to backup data to iCloud from iPhone? Read this article to get how to backup data on iPhone to iCloud.

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Apr. 5, 2017

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iPhone 7 Special Edition, also simply called red iPhone 7, is coming now. You are probably planning to have one. But the old iPhone has all your vital data: notes, contacts, app data, etc. The question would be how you can transfer all iPhone data to new red iPhone.

One of the solutions is to backup the old iPhone. Next you can restore your backup to new Apple red iPhone. So you have your old data back on the new one completely. As for the backup ways applied, you can backup data to iCloud or iTunes. Compared to iTunes backup, to backup data to iCloud is more preferred. Because iCloud allows you to manage your iPhone/iPad backup and choose documents you want to keep in the iCloud. And you can access your iCloud backup from different Apple device, with same Apple ID. Then next we will show you exactly how to backup data to iCloud from iPhone.

How to Backup Data to iCloud from iPhone

iCloud generously provides users two ways to backup iPhone: manually and automatically.

Step 1. Go to setting > Tap iCloud > Tap Backup.

Step 2. Turn on iCloud Backup. And it will automatically back up your camera roll, accounts, documents, and setting whenever and wherever your iPhone or iPad is plugged in, locked and connected to Wi-Fi.

Step 3. If you would like to backup iPhone to iCloud manually, just tap Back Up Now, when your iPhone is connected to a WLAN network.

This method seems handy, but the serious problem is that it would take much time. So if you just plan to backup these iPhone data: photos, Contacts, Calendars, Notes, and Reminders, we have another much easier way to do so with less time.

How to Backup iPhone Data to iCloud with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is a sophisticated iOS data manager. It helps you know where your iOS data is and how it is put in a wise way. It gives you the ability to manage your iCloud content easily. You can import data to iCloud, export data from iCloud, and even sync one iCloud data to another iCloud. So we will tell you how to backup iPhone to iCloud in the following, taking photo backup as an example.

AnyTrans currently supports only backing up photos, contacts, notes, calendars, and reminders to iCloud; Besides, before backing them up, you need to turn off contacts, notes, calendars, and reminders from iCloud: Setting > iCloud > Toggle off.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans and run it > Plug in your iPhone to computer > Choose Device Content.

How to Backup iPhone Data to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 1

How to Backup iPhone Data to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 1

Step 2. Scroll down to category management page > Choose Photos > Choose one album, for example Camera Roll.

How to Backup Data to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Backup Data to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

Step 3. Select what photos you plan to backup to iCloud > Click Add To iCloud to save them to iCloud.

How to Backup Data to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Backup Data to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

The Bottom Line

Before you buy Apple red iPhone 7, try these steps to backup iPhone data to iCloud. And to sync photos, contacts, notes, calendars, reminders to iCloud, download AnyTrans for a faster and easier backup journey.

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