Apple iPad mini

Apple iPad mini

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Back up device memory

Before updating the device software, it's recommended that you back up the device memory to ensure that no data is lost. It can also be useful to back up the device memory regularly to ensure that no data is lost in case of defects and crashes. Follow these instructions to back up the device memory.

Step 1 of 19

Select option

Back up the memory using iTunes, go to 1a.

Step 2 of 19

Select option

Back up the memory using iCloud, go to 1b.

Step 3 of 19

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Download and install iTunes on your computer.

Step 6 of 19

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your device and to your computer's USB port.

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

To start backup manually:

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Select iPad.

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1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Select iCloud or This computer.

Step 12 of 19

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Select Back Up Now.

Step 13 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Settings.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Step 14 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press iCloud.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Step 15 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Step 16 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Storage & Backup.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Step 17 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press the indicator next to iCloud Backup to turn on the function.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Step 18 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press OK.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Step 19 of 19

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Back Up Now.

To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com

1. Select option

Back up the memory using iTunes, go to 1a.
Back up the memory using iCloud, go to 1b.

2. 1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.
Download and install iTunes on your computer.
Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your device and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.
To start backup manually:
Select iPad.
Select iCloud or This computer.
Select Back Up Now.

3. 1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Settings.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Press iCloud.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Press Storage & Backup.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Press the indicator next to iCloud Backup to turn on the function.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Press OK.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Press Back Up Now.
To synchronise the contents of your device continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the memory using iCloud, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com

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