In this article, I am going to show how to backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using iTunes. Whenever you make a backup of your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you will have a copy of your all data and information with it. then if your device gets damaged, lost or replaced you can restore your data and information to the new device by the backup you created. Now choose a backup method there two methods, backup your device by iCloud or iTunes. So in this article I am just going to show you how to Backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using iTunes. Check this article for How to Backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using iCloud at wikigain.
Differences between iCloud Backup and iTunes Backup
Before you create a backup you need to know the differences between iCloud Backup and iTunes Backup, Learn for here What’s the Difference between iCloud Backup and iTunes Backup?
Backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Using iTunes
You can make a backup with iTunes for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch on your Windows or Mac os x, no matter what’s the computer OS. An iTunes backup includes nearly all of your device’s data and settings. It saves your backup at your computer hard disk no at any cloud or apple services, so due to this if your PC is replaced, lost or damaged then you will lose your backup also.
Remember: Syncing your device with your computer isn’t the same as making a backup Using iTunes.
Step 1. Connect your device that wants to make a backup of it to your computer via your device cable.
Step 2. Open iTunes then select your device from the bar.
Step 3. Before to make any changes or making a backup, you must save you Purchases apps content. Press (Ctrl + B) to show menu bar in iTunes then go to File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from “Device name”.
Step 4. Click on Summary from the Settings section.
Step 5. Click and Choose This computer from the backups section and if you want to Encrypt your iTunes backups you can Choose Encrypt backup from backups section under This computer. if you choose Encrypt backup then you need to enter a Password for the Encryptions.
Step 6. After Encrypting backup then click on Back Up Now and wait until the backup gets finished.
Step 7. After the process ends, you can see if your backup finished successfully in iTunes Preferences. Press (Ctrl +,) to open iTunes Preferences then click on Devices. You should see the name of your device with the date and time that iTunes created the backup. If you encrypted your backup, you should also see beside the name of your device.
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