How to Backup an iPhone 8

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Duke Updated on Jun 25, 2019 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

It was a big new that Apple said iPhone 8 is coming this fall. So many people are looking forwards to the iPhone 8 announcement. Now, you can find many prototypes of iPhone 8 online. Some people are really eager to see the truth of iPhone 8.

When you get a new iPhone 8 in hand, it would be better if you could backup your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud once a while. It will keep your data safe. Even if you have dropped iPhone into the water, this would prevent iPhone data loss. What's more, backup iPhone and delete the data on iPhone will free up the space of iPhone and make your iPhone faster.

How to backup iPhone 8 for free with EaseUS MobiMover

If you want to backup your new iPhone 8 to the computer, EaseUS MobiMover could help you to finish the job easily. Just a few simple clicks, you can copy photos from iPhone to PC and you can back them up.

Click the button below to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free. Then follow the steps to backup your iPhone within minutes.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer running Windows OS or Mac OS with a USB cable. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen when it pops up. Run EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to the "Phone to PC" mode. Move your mouse to the right pane and click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to back up all the supportable data, such as photos, videos, messages, contacts and more. You can set the destination for saving iPhone backup file on your computer. If you don't do any change, MobiMover will save the data to your desktop. Once choose the files and set the location, click "Transfer" to back up iPhone to computer without iTunes or iCloud

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Step 3. Wait for a while and let the software finish data transfer. Please don't disconnect the device while transferring. When the process ends, you can view, edit or remove the copied files as you need. 

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How to backup iPhone 8 with iCloud

iCloud is the free service that provided by Apple, even though the free version has a 5 GB limitation, but it is enough for iCloud Backup. Basically, iCloud Backup will backup Messages, Visual Voicemail and other details.

Tips: iCloud only provides 5 GB for free users for all iCloud functions, so if you want to backup photos, it would be better to transfer photos from iPhone to the computer with MobiMover.

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone 8 and go to Settings>[your name]>iCloud>iCloud Backup.

Step 2. Enable the option iCloud Backup.

Step 3. Check the time of your last backup. If it is necessary, please tap the button Backup Now to backup your iPhone with iCloud.

Step 4. After the backup, you can manage your iCloud at Settings>[your name]>iCloud>iCloud(in the STORAGE section). If you need more room, please click Buy More Storage.