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How to Backup iPhone Data

Backup iPhone Data

Each people contains a lot of very impotent data in their iPhone, like messages, contacts, music, ringtones, books, notes, photos and more. To prevent any data loss, security and data safety take a backup time to time. There are following options to take backup iPhone data.

1. Backup iPhone to Laptop using iTunes

  1. Download the latest iTunes and open it.
  2. Plug your iPhone with the laptop, If asked for verification then follow the steps.
  3. Now click on the “Device” tab and click on “Summary” in the left side.
  4. Now select the option “This computer” and then click on “Back Up Now” button.
  5. After the backup process finished, check “Latest Backups” to confirm the backup completed successfully.

Using iCloud you can set up automatic or can start manual backup any time. To backup do following steps:-

  1. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Now open “Settings” on your device, tap your name and then tap iCloud, ON iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings, then scroll down and tap iCloud.
  3. Now Tap iCloud Backup option. On iOS 10.2 or earlier, tap Backup. Make sure that on your device iCloud Backup is turned on.
  4. Tap the Back Up Now option for manual backup, until the backup process finished you need to be connected Wi-Fi network
  5. After the backup process finished, check “Latest Backups” to confirm the backup completed successfully.

There are only 5 GB free storage available on iCloud, if you need more then you need to buy more space.

How to factory reset iPhone?

Before backup please make sure you have taken iPhone backup, so if you need that again you can restore. Here is steps using that you can factory reset your iPhone or iPad:-

  1. Go to Settings > General > Reset and now select “Erase All Content and Settings”.
  2. If you added any passcode then you need to type that, Now you will see a warning popup, with the option to Erase iPhone or iPad in red color, just Tap this.
  3. Now you need to enter your Apple ID password to start the process, after that the iPad or iPhone will erase everything, Now you need to follow instructions on setup screen same as done on the first time you buy iPhone.
  4. You also fully reset your IOS device using iTunes, connect your device now you can see a ‘Restore iPhone/iPad’ button, by clicking on that you can fully reset the device.

How to block a number on iPhone?

Go to Settings > Phone > Call Blocking and Identification > Block Contact.

How to Unblock a number on iPhone?

Go to Settings > Phone > Call Blocking and Identification, Now select number to edit and delete from the list.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone?

  1. Connect your iPhone(has contacts) to the computer and open the iTunes, make sure you have the latest version of iTunes.
  2. Now Choose your iPhone and click Info, and then select the Sync Contacts option.
  3. After the sync process complete, remove iPhone and plug in your new iPhone in that you want to transfer contacts.
  4. select your another iPhone in iTunes and click Info and make sure Sync Contacts option is checked.
  5. Go to Advanced menu and check Contacts under Replace information on this iPhone. Now click Apply to sync contacts to your another iPhone.

How to transfer contacts from android to iPhone?

  1. Go to Settings in iPhone
  2. Now Select Accounts & Passwords (or Mail, Contacts, Calendars on older versions of iOS).
  3. Select Add Account > Other > Add CardDAV Account
  4. Now Enter your account information:
    Server: “google.com”
    User Name: Google login email
    Password: Google password (If 2 Step verification enabled then you’ll need to generate and enter an application specific password.)
  5. Description: Enter a small description of the account like My Contacts.
  6. Now Select NEXT at the top of the screen.
  7. You will see “Contacts” option this should be turned ON.
  8. After finish setup, open the Contacts app on your device, Now syncing will auto begin on your iPhone.

How to track an iPhone or iPad?

You can track your device only if Find My iPhone is enabled on the lost device, Follow these steps to locate your iPhone or iPad

  1. Go to icloud.com/find and sign in on a computer, or you can also use the Find My iPhone App on any other iPhone or iPad.
  2. After Open “Find My iPhone” select the showing device to view device location on a map or open All Devices.
  3. Now you have 3 options
    • Play sound- Using this option a sound will play on your device, your or anyone near the device can hear that sound.
    • Lost mode- You can “Turn on Lost Mode” on your device. After enabling Lost Mode you can easily lock your device with a passcode, You can also show a message with your phone number on your lost device’s screen, and keep track of your device’s location.
    • Erase: If you think your device is not reachable you can not find that then you can delete everything using this option.
  4. Now you can contact to local law authority to get more help to find your device.

How to connect iPhone with the tv?

There are following options are available to connect iPhone with tv

  1. Connect With a Cable- Using an Apple Digital AV Adapter/Cable you can connect with TV’s HDMI port.
  2. Connect With Apple TV: This is the external device you need to buy that, connect Apple Tv with TV’s HDMI port and connect your iPhone/iPad with Apple Tv
  3. Connect With a DLNA App: on an internet-enabled TV you can connect with DLNA App, Open your TV internet connection option and find for an option to stream from a PC or home server, That’s called DLNA.