How to View iCloud Backup on Computer?

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

If you are the iPhone user, then you must save a lot of important data on your device, such as contacts, messages, photos, calendars, and notes. You know how difficult it is to get data back if you delete them by mistake and without any backup. So it is highly recommended to backup your iPhone regularly to prevent data loss. iCloud provides all users a free use of 5GB storage space so you can sync and backup data from your iPhone to iCloud. In this article, we will introduce you how to backup files to iCloud and view iCloud backup on your computer.

How to sync files to iCloud and view iCloud backup on computer

With iCloud, you are allowed to free sync up to 5GB files from your iPhone to the cloud storage. Follow the tutorial to learn how to sync files to iCloud and view iCloud backup.

1. Tap Settings on the screen of your iPhone.

2. Go to your name > iCloud, tap to enable the files sync with your iCloud account.

3. Open a browser on your computer, go to icloud.com and log in with your Apple account.

4. In the main interface, you'll see the categories of supported files. Click the file type to view iCloud backup on your computer.

The free alternative to backup and view files directly on computer

If you prefer to backup and view your iPhone files directly on your computer, then you'd better use a free third party software to help you complete the task. EaseUS MobiMover Free, the best free iPhone data transfer software, enables users to transfer files from iPhone to computer without any limits. With MobiMover installed on your Mac or PC, you can:

Transfer files between two iOS devices: You can choose to sync all content or copy a specific category from one iOS device to another.

Copy data between an iOS device and computer: No matter you want to put music to iPhone or save iPhone text messages to computer, you can get it done using MobiMover.

Manage iDevice content: By deleting/editing the existing files on your iPhone or adding new items to your device, you can easily manage your iDevice content from computer.

Download videos from websites: With the video download feature, you can download videos from Vimeo, YouTube, Instagram, Dailymotion, and other popular video sites.

Perfect, right? Follow the steps below to make a backup of your iPhone to have a try.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen if a pop-up appears. Open EaseUS MobiMover and select the "Phone to PC" pattern in the main interface. To back up your iPhone photos, contacts and other important apps data, click "Next" to start.

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Step 2. MobiMover will read and load all the iPhone files for you to preview. You can change the default location C:\Users\Owner\Desktop to other preferred locations in advance. Choose the apps you want to back up and click "Transfer".

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Step 3. MobiMover will start to back up iPhone files to your computer immediately. Don't suspend the USB connection while transferring. You can open the exported pictures and videos directly. The contacts and messages are saved as a .html file, you need to open it by a web browser and check details on the web page.

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