EaseUS MobiMover

All-in-One iOS Content Manager & Free Video/Audio Downloader

  • An iOS data transfer tool to transfer files to or from iPhone/iPad
  • An iPhone manager to manage files on iPhone/iPad from a computer
  • A free video downloader to download online videos to a computer or iPhone/iPad

How to Backup iPhone 8/8 Plus to Computer with or Without iTunes

Backing up iPhone 8/8 Plus is an effective way to avoid data loss that may be caused by iOS upgrade or downgrade, iPhone loss, mistaken deletion, virus attack, water damage, etc. In this article, we will provide you two ways to backup iPhone 8: backup iPhone 8 data to the computer with EaseUS MobiMover within a few seconds and backup iPhone 8/8 Plus to computer with Apple iTunes. Check following paragraphs to get detailed guides.

Backup iPhone 8/8 Plus to computer using EaseUS MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover is an iPhone data transfer software tool in the world that enables you back up and export certain or the whole iPhone 8/8 Plus data to the computer with one-click. In summary, MobiMover supports four data transfer types: Transfer to This Device to import contents to iPhone/iPad, Transfer to Other Device to move data between iOS devices, Transfer to Computer to export iPhone/iPad data to PC and Custom transfer with ultimate iOS data management solutions.

Now, click the button below to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer (Mac or PC), then follow the steps to backup your iPhone within minutes.

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

For other iPhone model's backup, like backing up iPhone 6 to the computer, backing up iPhone 7 or 7 Plus with or without iTunes, you can link to the relevant guides. 

Backup iPhone 8/8 Plus to computer using iTunes

Without MobiMover, iTunes may be your first choice on backing up iPhone 8 to the computer. Except for the inaccessible and unreadable files caused by iTunes backup, there are some other frequently occurred iTunes problems, for example, iTunes can't recognize your iPhone 8/8 Plus, iTunes won't sync to iPhone 8, and iTunes Error -54 & -69. Therefore, we highly recommend you try EaseUS MobiMover to simple back up your iPhone 8 if you don't want to be stuck with any of these problems. 

1. Install iTunes on your computer and open it when the installation is done. Then, connect your iPhone 8/8 Plus with its USB cable to the computer.

2. Click iPhone 8/8 Plus device in the upper left corner, then click This computer and Back Up Now in the right control panel to begin to back up iPhone 8.

3. After the backup process is done,  all your iPhone 8/8 Plus files are saved on the computer although you can't view or edit them. 

back up iphone 8 with itunes