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How to Backup Data in Apple Devices?


You can backup Photos, Music, Videos, Contacts, Messages on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices through FoneTool.

To backup data of devices

Step 1. Connect the device through a USB cable, start FoneTool.

Step 2. Click "Phone Backup", mouse over the "Selective Backup" icon and click "Get Started".

Selective Backup

Step 3. All supported backup items will be listed:

Backup Items

Step 4. You can click Photos, Music, Videos,  Contacts, and Messages icon on the interface to browse the detailed contents and manually select the files to backup.

Select Backup Items

Step 5. Click "Backup Storage Path" to select the backup storage location.

Storage Path

Step 6. Click "Start Backup" button to backup your device.

Start Backup


  • When deleting any version in the task, it will not affect other backup versions.

  • When the device is uploading photos to iCloud or updating photos to the device from iCloud, FoneTool will skip these photos to backup.

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