Please help! I want to backup my iPhone X and I know that it can done with iTunes or iCloud. But iTunes and iCloud will not be my first choice to make iPhone backup. My question is if there are any alternative ways to backup iPhone?
We all know how painful it is to lose important data on iPhone, from precious photos and messages to business contacts, emails, etc. So it is always advisable to regularly backup iPhone data to prevent unexpected data loss. Luckily, it is pretty easy for getting the job done. Apple's iTunes and iCloud act as great backup utilities for iPhone's most important content. It might be the most common methods come to your mind when talking about backing up iPhone. But both of the two methods have some drawbacks. If you are looking for the method on how to backup iPhone without iTunes or iCloud, keep reading this article to get the exact solution.
Before we get started, let's first learn the weaknesses of iTunes and iCloud backups. There is no doubt that iTunes and iCloud are popular tools that iOS users would use to backup and restore data. The two free tool offered by Apple itself provides users great convenience. iTunes is for local backups and iCloud is for the cloud. However, full iPhone backup with iTunes or iCloud will backup entire iPhone data and settings including unwanted browsing history, cache and even virus. You won't be able to backup specific iPhone files or access to the backup files. Also, you can't selectively restore data from backup to iPhone. What's worse, you may lose data because the existing data on your iPhone will be completely replaced by the data in the backup.
One of the biggest disadvantages of iTunes/iCloud is that you cannot perform partial backups. Alternatively, we suggest you to use FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore – one of the best iTunes/iCloud alternatives to backup iPhone or iPad data without hassle. With it, you are able to selectively back up contacts, message, notes, photos, calendar, reminder, voicemail, WhatsApp, voice memos, Safari history, and more from iPhone/iPad to computer in one click. This tool will only read your iOS data and guarantee no data loss during the backup process. Plus, you can encrypt backup for your important data to protect your privacy.
This powerful iPhone content manager works on all iOS devices, including iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/7/SE/6S/6 Plus, iPad etc running on iOS 12/11. You can download and install the program on your computer, then simple follow the below steps to make iPhone backup without iTunes or iCloud.
Step 1. Run FoneGeek iPhone Data Backup & Restore on your computer. Select "iOS Data Backup & Restore" from the main menu and connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer.
Step 2. Tap on "iOS Data Backup" and choose to make a standard backup or encrypte backup to protect your private information. Then click "Start" to begin the backup process.
Step 3. Select the data type that you want to backup and click on "Next" to continue. Confirm the backup path in the pop-up window and click "Backup" to save the selected iOS data to your computer.
Now you have learned how to backup iPhone without iTunes or iCloud using FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore. You can scan and view the backup data at anytime you like. When you mistakenly deleted data on your iPhone, you can easily restore data from backup to your iPhone directly or to computer based on your need. What if you lost important data on iPhone without backup? Don't fret. FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery can be your best assistant to help you recover deleted text messages on iPhone, recover deleted photos and videos on iPhone, recover deleted contacts, call history, WhatsApp chats, notes, voice memos, Safari history, and more directly from iPhone or iPad even without any backup available.