How to Manually Backup Your iPhone Using iTunes

Posted February 4, 2013 at 3:44pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 343041 views
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These are instructions on how to manually backup your iPhone using iTunes.

Step One
Launch iTunes from your dock.

Step Two
Connect your iPhone to the computer via the USB cable and select it from the iTunes sidebar or at the top right of the screen if you're using the new layout.

Step Three
Make sure you are on the Summary tab and click the large Back Up Now button.

Step Four
Notice the progress bar will tell you the status of your backup.

Step Five
Once complete the date and time of your last backup will be updated.

Step Six
To see all the device backups on your system select Preferences from the iTunes menu.

Step Seven
You can find the list of backups in the Device tab.

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Cordell Masters - July 19, 2014 at 9:47am
In addition to backing up iPhone with iTunes, there are other methods to backup iPhone:
CrossCombo - July 9, 2014 at 4:42pm
Thanks, you made my day. I've been looking all over the place for this. :-)
CrossCombo - July 9, 2014 at 4:41pm
Thanks, you made my day. I've been looking all over the place for this. :-)
hadi_rostami - January 8, 2014 at 9:28pm
you are the best thank you sooooooooooooo mutch
andy h - January 7, 2014 at 3:45pm
can I then delete the app tab once done or do I have to keep it? re itunes and backed up music etc do i still then backup via itunes? AH
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