How to Backup iPhone to Laptop

Summary

Want to backup iPhone to laptop but do not know how? This guide will show you how to make it with or without iTunes.

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Jun. 29, 2016

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The long we have used our iPhone, the more data we have stored in it. Our iPhone has limited storage space, so we need to clear our iPhone from time to time to make sure there is enough space to store the new data on our iPhone. But some information like messages, contacts, notes, photos are very important for us that we need to review sometimes, thus we had better create backup for these data regularly and delete them from devices after creating backups. Now the question is how to create backup for your iPhone?

Here in this guide we will show you two ways: backup iPhone with AnyTrans and backup iPhone with iTunes. You can choose one easier way according to your needs. Here we go.

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Part 1. How to Backup iPhone to Laptop with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is one professional Mac/PC based iOS data manager that can help you backup iPhone to laptop easily, including messages, contacts, music, ringtones, books, notes, photos and more.

  • It allows you to choose the items you want to backup instead of all the data, and you can view the backup files anytime.
  • It enables you to transfer backup files from laptop to iPhone without erasing any existing data.

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1. Backup all iPhone content to laptop: Launch AnyTrans > Connect your iPhone to laptop > Click on Content to Mac/PC shortcut button > Choose the items you want to backup > Select the destination > Click on Start Transfer.

How to Backup iPhone to Laptop with AnyTrans

How to Backup iPhone to Laptop with AnyTrans

2. Backup selected iPhone data to laptop. Here take photos for example: Click on Photos on the homepage > Cameral Roll > Select the photos you need > Click on To Computer button.

How to Backup Selected iPhone Data to Laptop with AnyTrans

How to Backup Selected iPhone Data to Laptop with AnyTrans

3. Create iTunes backup with AnyTrans: Click on Backups button on the homepage > Click on Backup option. Go to iTunes > iTunes tab > Preference > Devices to check the backup files.

Create iTunes Backup on Laptop with AnyTrans

Create iTunes Backup on Laptop with AnyTrans

Part 2. How to Backup iPhone to Laptop with iTunes

iTunes will not allow you to electively backup what you want but all the data on iPhone. You cannot preview the data in it until you try to restore your iPhone from them, which will also replace your current data on device with the information in them.

Step 1. Download the latest iTunes and open it > Plug in your iPhone.

Step 2. Click on the Device tab > Choose Summary.

Step 3. Select This computer > Click on Back Up Now.

How to Backup iPhone to Laptop with AnyTrans

How to Backup iPhone to Laptop with AnyTrans

The Bottom Line

With AnyTrans, you can transfer your data from iPhone to iTunes, to computer, to another device without erasing the previous data. And it also gives you access to iCloud to preview and download the items like call history, notes, and contacts from it. If you still have any question about this guide, you can contact our support team via Email. If you like this guide, don't forget to share it with your friends. Why not have a try on AnyTrans now?

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