How to Backup and Restore Your iOS Data?

To stop problems before they start, people would like to backup and restore their important files. In today’s world, there is nobody who doesn’t use phone in daily life. Our phones have a large number of files and data related to our study, work, or life, and some of them are quite crucial. Therefore, we all intend to save these data carefully. But sometimes we may still lose certain data including photos, text messages, contacts and the like. As a result, it becomes more and more important to backup and restore our phones.

Here, this article will mainly focus on the iOS data backup and restore. One useful software named FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore will be introduced to all of you. Do you want to make backups for all important data? If your answer is “yes”, then let’s’ look at this post together!

Part 1. Features of FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore

If I just say that FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore is quite useful and do not give you solid reasons, then you may not believe me. Below are some unique features this software has. Now you can see the features of this tool from the following description.

1. Easy to Backup Your iPhone and iPad

FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore supports you to backup files and data quickly. As long as you have downloaded this software on the official website of FoneDog and successfully connect your iOS devices to your computer. Then FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore can detect your devices in several seconds. After that, it will allow you to choose any types of files that you want to backup or restore. You just need to click once to backup the whole data from your iPhone or iPad to your computer. Most importantly, the new backup data will not cover your old files.

2. Restore Files from Backups in a Short Time

By using FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore, you are able to choose certain files from your backups to restore. This software allows you to preview all data and files before you restore them.

Note: FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore supports the backup and restore of various files, but it supports different files in different devices. If you want to restore your iOS files to your PC, then such data like messages, contacts, photos, call history, notes and so on can be restored. But if you want to restore your iOS to other devices, then for now, you can only use FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore to restore contacts and notes. While in the future, more files will be supported.

Part 2. Method to Backup Your iPhone or iPad Files

Here are the specific steps helping your backup your iOS devices.

Step 1. Install FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore and Connect Your iOS Device

The first step is very easy. You just need to search for FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore or search FoneDog and then find the download page. Or you can just click the blue “download” button below to install this software. The download time is very short. After that, just open it and your iOS device which has been connected to your PC will be detected by this tool automatically. Then, from the main interface of this tool, you need to select iOS Data Backup & Restore and choose iOS Data Backup.

Step 2. Choose the Data Backup Mode

When you come to this step, you are able to choose any backup mode as you like. You may see two modes. “Standard Backup” is the first one, and “Encrypted Backup” is the other one. For the “Standard Backup” mode, you are able to backup data in normal way. For the “Encrypted Backup” mode, you are allowed to set a password for your backup data. In this way, the information of your files can be protected very well. Once you have chosen the mode you like, you could simply choose the “Start” button to continue the next step.

Step 3. Choose the Data That You Would Like to Backup

After the step 2, you will see the files that you can restore and backup. You may see Contacts, Photos, Messages, Call History and so on. Then you are free to choose any files that you wish to backup.

Step 4. Finish the Whole Backup Process

As long as you have chosen the data you want to backup, FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore will start to backup them immediately. After it finishes the whole backup process, it will show you both the name and size of your backup files. When you finish the backup, you can choose “Backup More” so as to backup more data or choose “Restore iOS Data” so as to move all of these files to your computer or another iOS device.

Part 3. Method to Restore Certain Files from Backups

1. Choose the iOS Data Restore

First of all, you need to open the iOS Data Backup & Restore and then choose iOS Data Restore. Please note that you have to ensure that your iOS device is connected to your computer. Otherwise, this step cannot be done successfully.

2. Choose the Backup Data

After the first step, FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore will display your backups. You can clearly see the backup time and the backup data size from this software. Then you can select the data that you wish to backup from and select the “View Now” button to preview them.

3. Start to Scan Your Backup Data

After you click “View Now”, FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore will start to scan your backup data. The windows will show you the progress and you are free to choose “Pause” to pause the backup process or choose “Stop” to finish all the process.

4. Restore the Data to Your iDevice or Computer

After the scanning process, the backup data may be displayed for your preview. You can preview them on the windows. Then you can choose the data you would like to restore. It depends on you whether to restore the data to your iDevices or to your computer.

Part 5. Conclusion

Now I’m sure you are clear about how to backup and restore your iOS data. Don’t waste your time and install FoneDog iOS Data Backup & Restore to your computer. It is the best choice for you to backup and restore your data and files.