Update to iOS 11 Without Losing Any iPhone Data

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Rita Updated on Jun 26, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

iOS 11 New Features

Apple fans must already knew well about iOS 11 new features, while if some still haven't enjoy all new features of operating system, you may quickly check here.

  • Use Apple Pay to pay friends with a message
  • Siri becomes more natural and more helpful
  • Customize the Control Center Freely
  • App Store adjustments
  • New Files application added
  • Drag and drop feature for iPad
  • New Dock design
  • Do not Disturb model
  • QuickType keyboard makes one-hand typing
  • Apple Pencil to make marks
  • Camera and Photos upgrades

If you need details information about the above new features, you may read here to know more about iOS 11 new features.

iOS 11 Hidden Features

With iPhone X and iPhone 8 series officially debuted, you iPhone users should be able to officially download the latest version of iOS 11, in fact, most of the new iPhone features are available through the iOS 11 update, but you may not know about some hidden features that are described below

1. Notes added scan function 

Notes should be a common iPhone app for many users, now added the scanning file function. As long as we write the notes in the interface, press the "+" sign, you can select "Scan Documents" iPhone camera will automatically identify the file from 4 angles, and then help you correct the file perspective, the user can also choose to scan the picture, color, grayscale or black and white, but also can send notes to other friends. By the way, the notes must be synchronized with iCloud to use this feature.

Notes added scan function

2. Offload Unused Apps

Automatically remove unused apps, but keep all documents and data. Reinstalling the app will place back your data, if the app is still available in the App Store.

Offload Unused Apps

3. Notifications show as persistent banners

Persistent banners require an action before proceeding. Temporary banners appear at the top of the screen and go away automatically.

Notifications show as persistent banners

4. Click AirPods to select songs

In the previous version, clicking on AirPods enabled only the Siri feature, which may not be the most useful feature for a pair of headphones. In iOS 11, you can choose to click AirPods to play/pause or select the next song, you can also keep the option to start Siri, you also can choose to start different functions between left and right ear. As long as we go to Settings > Bluetooth, select your AirPods, and then click on the AirPod twice, then you can set the left and right ear of different functions.

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In order to avoid losing iPhone data, we suggest you make a backup for iPhone in your PC before you updating.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer running Windows or Mac OS systems with a USB cable. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen to continue. Run EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, and select the "Phone to PC" to help you back up iPhone data to Window PC. On the right pane, click "Next".

how to back up iPhone to computer - step 1

Step 2. MobiMover enables you to transfer all the iPhone files at once, including photos, videos, movies, music, playlist, ringtones, books, contacts, messages, notes, voice memos, and more. The default storage path is C:\Users\Owners\Desktop. You can customize a location by yourself in advance. Now choose the desired files you want to back up, and click "Transfer". 

how to back up iPhone to computer - step 2

Step 3. Wait patiently until MobiMover finished all data migration from your iPhone to your computer. Once done, you can view, edit, keep, or delete the content as you like.

how to back up iPhone to computer - step 3

Besides, MobiMover also helps to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone, manage iPhone content from computer, and download videos from video sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion.