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How to Backup iPhone to iTunes with/without iTunes?

Summary: This article is about to show you how to backup iPhone to iTunes with or without iTunes. Let's see how to make it together.

Most of you probably store your photos, health data, messages, accessory setups, documents, settings and much more on your iPad or iPhone. In simple terms, your preference and memories are in your iDevice. Since the data on your iPhone is precious and crucial to you, it should be treated with the care it deserves by backing it up regularly. The data on your iPad or iPhone can be backed up through iCloud, or directly on your PC using the iTunes.

It is recommended to back up iPhone data before downloading and installing a new application from the App store as well as before upgrading the operating system. It is also essential to back up iPhone data regularly in case something unexpected occur, like getting stolen or lost.

Part 1: The Best Way to Backup iPhone to iTunes without iTunes
Part 2: How to Backup iPhone to iTunes Using iTunes

Part 1: The Best Way to Backup iPhone to iTunes without iTunes

You will need a powerful third-party application like Coolmuster iOS Assistant to backup iPad or iPhone without iTunes. Many iPhone users prefer Coolmuster iOS Assistant due to its exceptional features. Here are some of the features possessed by this application:

* It can help you backup whatever info you need to your PC.
* One can selectively backup iPad or iPhone to PC with it.
* All data backed up to your PC via this application is viewable.
* Viewing data in iTunes backup through Coolmuster iOS Assistant is possible.

Now, here is how Coolmuster iOS Assistant can help you backup iPad or iPhone data.

Step 1: Install the program on Your Computer

After downloading and installing the correct version of Coolmuster iOS Assistant, open the application. You will then be prompted to connect your iDevice via USB and make sure to install the latest iTunes on your computer.

In most circumstances, the software will automatically identify your connected iDevice, and a pop-up window will appear on your personal computer. On your device, click on the "Trust" option and then hit the "continue" button to proceed. Click on the "can't see this popup" if you are unable to see the pop-up window. Still fail to connect?

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Step 2: Manage the iPhone and iPad Data as Required

(1) Back up iPhone to iTunes or computer with one click

Coolmuster iOS Assistant has the ability to backup iPhone data to iTunes or computer with 1 simple click. So you can make it very easy to backup iPhone to prevent from data lost. Follow the steps below:

> Switch to "Super Toolkit" section and hit "iTunes Backup & Restore" tab on the interface.

> Click "Backup" tab and select your iPhone for backup from the drop-down menu.

> To backup iPhone to iTunes please choose "Backup file(s) to default iTunes backup location" and click "OK" button to start backing up iPhone data to iTunes. To back up iPhone data to computer, please click "Browse" option to choose any place on computer, then click "OK" button to start backing up process.

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(2) Selectively export Files from iPod, iPhone, and iPad to your PC/Mac

Coolmuster iOS Assistant also allows you to transfer all files from your iDevice to the PC or Mac. Therefore, if you want to selectively back up any data from your iPhone to the computer, follow the following procedure:

> On "My Device" section, access the folder that you want to backup and preview detailed file info;
> Select the files and documents that you want to back up to the PC while previewing;
> Click the "Export" button, select the correct file output format and start the process.

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Part 2: How to Backup iPhone to iTunes Using iTunes

You cannot use iTunes to backup synced photos, songs and iBooks. Therefore, if you want to back up these files, you can use the Coolmuster iOS Assistant app. With iTunes, it is possible to backup almost all data in your iPad or iPhone to a Mac or PC.

It is recommended to upgrade your iTunes to the latest version to guarantee that everything goes on as planned during the backup process. The old version of iTunes may not be compatible with the latest iOS 12 and iPhone Xs Max, XS or XR.

Follow the following steps when backing up iPhone data via iTunes:

Step 1: Connect your iPad or iPhone to the PC

> Plug your iDevice to computer with a USB cable;
> Open the iTunes app if it doesn't start automatically;
> Click on the iOS device on the top left corner.

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Step 2: Click on "This Computer" button

> Click "Summary" tab on the left panel;
> On Backup's column, select "Back Up now";
> Check the "Encrypt iPhone backup" to set a password to secure your backup.Your encrypted data will require a password to access them. The password created is stored in Keychain automatically.
> Click "done" button when you are finished.

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Final Thoughts

If you have stored hundreds of contacts, images, videos and other useful documents in your iPhone or iPad, you must have an app that can quickly help you back up this type of data into your computer safely. Well, if you don't know the best app to help you back up your iDevice data, worry no more! Coolmuster iOS Assistant is here to solve your issues.

This application helps you backup your text messages, contacts, calendars, notes, music, bookmarks, videos, music, applications and many other files to your computer or iTunes. The good thing is that the app is compatible with both Mac and Windows computers.

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