How to Backup iPhone Without Computer

Is it possible for you to back up iPhone without computer? Of course yes. This post can help you get the efficient methods on how to backup iPhone without computer. Keep reading to know more!

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 21, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 22, 2018
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The basic way to keep our iPhone data safe and secure is making the backup for iPhone. No matter you need to change to a new iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, or update to the new iOS 12, or transfer data to another iDevice, it’s all necessary for you to restore data from your previous backups. However, there might be some occasions that you are unable to use computer to make a backup like with only a broken USB cable or without an accessible computer at hand.

In this case, we usually would use iCloud to simply make a backup on our iPhone. To give you more options to choose, in this article, we will show you several ways on how to backup iPhone without computer. Check it out now!

Method 1. How to Backup iPhone with iCloud

iCloud is frequently used by iOS users to make the backup on iPhone. However, as we all know, iCloud has limited free space as 5GB for iPhone users. And backups can take a large part of space for your iCloud storage. In this case, if you don’t want to purchase for more iCloud storage, you can give a try to the next 2 methods.

While it doesn’t back up your purchased apps, music, movies, and books, it will download these from the App, iTunes, and iBook store when you restore from an iCloud Backup.

Step 1Make sure your iPhone is connected to a stable Wi-Fi network > Then go to settings app in your iPhone > Tap your Apple ID on the top of the screen > iCloud > Scroll down and tap “iCloud Backup”.

Step 2Toggle on iCloud Backup if it hasn’t been turned on > Then tap “Back Up Now”.

How to Backup iPhone Without Computer - Backup iPhone with iCloud

How to Backup iPhone Without Computer – Backup iPhone with iCloud

Step 3When the process completes, you can check your iCloud backup by going to iCloud in Settings app > Tap iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage > Select your iPhone.

Method 2. How to Backup iPhone with Online Cloud Storage

Besides iCloud, you can also back up your iPhone data to some online cloud storage which render a larger free storage for you. However, one thing you need to know is that the types of data that can be backed up on online cloud storage are basically limited and fewer than iCloud, which should be considered as an alternative backup solution when you run out of iCloud storage.

To use this method, again you will need to have a good Wi-Fi network. And remember that you will only be allowed to backup contacts, photos, calendar on iPhone via Google Drive.

Step 1Install and open Google Drive app on your iPhone > Tap the menu icon on the top left.

Step 2Tap Settings tab among these options > Backup > Start backup.

Method 3. How to Backup iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

If you prefer a safe and complete backup, it’s a better choice for you to try this efficient and professional iOS data manager – AnyTrans for iOS. As a one-stop solution, it can perfectly help you manage and transfer iPhone data between iOS devices or from iPhone to computer and vice versa. Bear in mind that this method does make use of a computer to transfer or back up the files. Check out its main features:

AnyTrans for iOS – iPhone Backup Manager

Want to back up your iPhone without hassle? AnyTrans for iOS is a good helper on backup management. You can simply make a backup and export the data in your backup to your computer. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

Download it now on your Windows PC or Mac and follow the detailed steps to backup iPhone data to computer without hassle.

Step 1Launch AnyTrans for iOS on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer > Under Device Manager, switch to Category Management > Choose the category of data you want to back up.

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS - Step 1

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2Select the files you want > Click on “Send to Computer” button.

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

You can also directly back up iPhone data wholly by following these steps:

Step 3Under Device Manager, go to 1-Click Management > Click Content to Computer.

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Step 4Then select the categories of data you want to back up > Click the arrow icon to initiate the process.

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS - Step 4

How to Backup iPhone With AnyTrans for iOS – Step 4

AnyTrans for iOS enables you to simply make an iTunes backup, view and export the content in your iTunes backups.

Click the button in the middle of the top bar > Choose Backup Manager > Click “Back Up Device” to make an iTunes backup right now > Click “View” to manage data in the backup.

How to Make an iTunes Backup With AnyTrans for iOS

How to Make an iTunes Backup With AnyTrans for iOS

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to backup iPhone without computer with three solutions. You can give the three methods a try and find the one that fits you most. And as you can see, AnyTrans for iOS can be a great helper for you to manage all your iPhone data. You can back up your iPhone apps and restore them back to iDevices. Download it now and enjoy your free trial!

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.