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How to Back-Up and Restore an iPhone Without iCloud or iTunes

By Novak Bozovic / February 15, 2021

Your iPhone comes with built-in tools that let you easily create back-ups and restore them as needed. However, Apple forces you to use either iCloud or iTunes for that purpose. Both of those tools can indeed be very helpful, but they're not everyone's cup of tea. With that said, let's talk about how to back-up and restore an iPhone without iCloud or iTunes.

Before we jump in, a piece of friendly advice: you’ll find many tools online promising to handle your iPhone’s back-ups, even better than iCloud or iTunes can do. However, be very picky when choosing an application handling your personal information. Always go for a reputable one.

First, Here’s How to Back-Up Your iPhone (Without Resorting to Use iCloud or iTunes)

We'll first show you how to create back-up copies of your iPhone's data – on-demand. You can keep these on your computer and use them as restore points in the future. Here's what you need to do. 

Dr Fone Phone Backup Home Screen
Dr Fone Backup and Restore Tool Home Screen
Selecting Data Types for iPhone Backup
iPhone Backup Done Successfully

Then, Here’s How to Restore Your iPhone (Without Using iCloud or iTunes)

So far, we have taught you how to back-up your iPhone. However, once the time comes to restore your data, you will once again have to turn to Dr. Fone. With that said, go through the following steps. 

Dr Fone Backup and Restore Tool Home Screen
Restoring iPhone from Dr Fone Backups
Extracting Backup Copy for iPhone via Dr Fone

That would be all on how to back-up and restore an iPhone without iCloud or iTunes. If you have any questions on your mind, feel free to post a comment below. And also, thanks for reading!



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