When you back up your iPhone, your data and other files are safe. You can easily restore your iPhone to the way you had it the previous time you created a back up or move your data and other files to new device. A back up includes all the personal content and settings you need to restore your iPhone completely. Certain things like iTunes purchases or photos might not be in your actual back up file. It happens when they are all already stored on apple servers or if you originally synced them from your system. These items will automatically sync back to your device when you restore, so your iPhone would be set up as it was before. We back up our files and other data from iPhone because it is impossible to recover those data and files which have been deleted mistakenly from your iPhone. You may loose your important or other confidential media files and photos due to accidental deletion and your SD card may be crashed due to virus attack, to keep your data protected and to keep it safe we made back up so that we can use those back up whenever we want to restore our photos, files and other important data.
User’s use iCloud and iTunes in order to back their files and other data. You can use iCloud to back up wirelessly to the cloud. Whenever you do this, your iPhone will back up overnight when you are not using it. You have to be sure it is on Wi-Fi and charging. Turn backups on in settings > iCloud > iCloud Backup. On the other hand iTunes can also be used to back up your files and data. In order to back up your files and data plug your iPhone into your computer after doing this iTunes will either start a backup for you or you can go manually. You can do this by clicking your iPhone and choosing Back Up now. But iTunes have some drawbacks and have some compatible issues with devices. Various times it has been seen iTunes are not compatible with systems and works very slowly and there is no guarantee iTunes will back up your files completely, one of the main drawback of iTunes are, it cannot be installed in more than five computers. Therefore, in order to back up your files and data you can use iPhone Back Up Software. This software is compatible with all Mac OS as well as Windows based operating system, it is compatible with both. It provides a great deal of stability and flexibility so that user’s can easily back up their files and data completely. This back up software is very reliable and user friendly which has no drawbacks. Therefore we would highly recommend you to get this tool.
Back Up Location of iPhone
Whenever you are backing up your files and data using iPhone Back Up software it will stored in the following location mentioned below. Most of the users who are making back up of iPhone for the first time gets confused where backup files are stored so to make them easy to find their back up files we have discussed the back up location.
In all the versions of Mac OS, your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch back up files are stored at the following location.
- ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
- (~) symbol signifies your home directory, which has the same place all your personal documents are stored.
Windows 7 and Windows Vista backs up the iPhone files at the following location
- C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Windows 8, Windows 10 stores the iPhone and iPad backup files at the following location
- \Users\YOURUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
Windows XP back up your iPhone files at the following location
- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
Note:- Application Data and AppData directories and contents( including iPhone back up) are considered hidden so you need to enable show hidden files within Windows Explorer then you will be able to see files.