Two Ways to Backup iPhone and View iPhone Backup Files

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Daisy Updated on Jun 25, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

If you're the iPhone user, then you have saved a lot of essential data on your device, such as contacts, notes, messages, voice memos and so on. Therefore, it is necessary to back up data on your iPhone. But after you have backed up your iPhone, do you know where to find and view iPhone backup files so that you can restore them when you delete some files mistakenly? In this article, we will show you two easy ways to backup and view iPhone backup files.

View iPhone backup files in iCloud.com

iCloud provides all Apple users a free use of 5GB storage space. With iCloud, you can sync your iPhone to its cloud storage and then access the iCloud backup file on PC. Here's how to view iPhone backup files in icloud.com on your computer.

1. Unlock your iPhone and go to Settings > your name > iCloud.

2. Enable iCloud backup and select the file types to backup to cloud storage.

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

4. In the main interface of iCloud you'll see all the supported file types, click one of the items to view the related backup files.

View iPhone backup files in computer with EaseUS MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover Free is a free iPhone backup software that allows users to backup files from iOS devices directly to the computer. It is compatible with all computers running Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10. Here are the steps on how to backup iPhone and view files on the computer.

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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 Free on your computer, and select the iDevice to PC to help you back up iPhone data to Window PC. The operating steps for MobiMover Mac version are the same.

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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. Or optionally export a particular data type by unchecking others.

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Step 3: Having chosen the data to be exported, the next thing you can do is to customize the storage path on your computer. Go to the top-right corner and click the Folder icon to set the destination for iPhone backup. If you don't do it by yourself, MobiMover will save the data on your desktop.  

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Step 4: Now, click Transfer to back up iPhone files to your PC/Mac/laptop. You can view, edit, keep, or delete the content as you like.

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After the backup process finished, you can now quickly view iPhone backup files in the folder you selected before on your computer. As mentioned above, with EaseUS MobiMover, you can also transfer files between iPad and iPhone such as transfer notes from iPhone 8 to iPad. Just download EaseUS and explore more features.