Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

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Back up phone memory

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

Step 1 of 12

Select option

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

Step 2 of 12

1a - Back up the phone 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.

Step 3 of 12

1a - Back up the phone memory using iTunes

Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your phone and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.

Step 4 of 12

1a - Back up the phone memory using iTunes

To start backup manually:
Select Back up to iCloud or Back up to this computer.

Step 5 of 12

1a - Back up the phone memory using iTunes

Right-click your phone in the menu to the left.

Step 6 of 12

1a - Back up the phone memory using iTunes

Select Back Up.

Step 7 of 12

1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

Press Settings.

To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 8 of 12

1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

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

To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 9 of 12

1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

Press Storage & Backup.

To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 10 of 12

1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

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

To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 11 of 12

1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

Press OK.

To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 12 of 12

1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

Press Back Up Now.

To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 phone memory using iTunes, go to 1a.
Back up the phone memory using iCloud, go to 1b

2. 1a - Back up the phone 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 phone and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.
To start backup manually:
Select Back up to iCloud or Back up to this computer.
Right-click your phone in the menu to the left.
Select Back Up.

3. 1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

Press Settings.
To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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.
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.
To synchronise the contents of your phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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 phone continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type to turn on synchronisation.
Before you can back up the phone 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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