Using iCloud to backup iPhone 7
Not enough storage on your iPhone 7? You are going to learn about using iCloud to backup
iPhone 7. Before that, it would be better to learn more about your iPhone 7 and iCloud.
iPhone 7 is released on September 16, 2016, which is the 10th generation of
iPhone. It is the first time that Apple uses dual cameras on iPhone. The upgraded camera
increases the quality of photos taken by iPhone. Another new feature of iPhone 7 is water
resistance while that doesn’t mean you can dive with it for it could only resist the splash.
The storage of iPhone 7 could be 32, 128, or 256 GB. When you are running out of the storage
of your iPhone, you might need to clear the redundant files. If there are still not enough
storage on it, you should backup it to release storage. iCloud is a built-in application on
iPhone 7. You could use it to upload data on your iPhone to the cloud.
How to check your iCloud backup size?
Before using iCloud to backup iPhone 7, you should know that Apple just gives every user 5GB
of free iCloud storage. Yet using iCloud to backup iPhone 7 doesn’t mean transfer everything
to the cloud. Usually it would be enough if you don’t have many local files.
If you want to know what the size of you iCloud would be, go to Settings > [your name]
> Manage Storage > Backups > [your device]. You could see the size of your last
backup and the estimated size of your next backup.
Deleting the existing backup could release iCloud storage. If it’s still not enough, you
might need to change your storage plan in iCloud setting. It’s $0.99 per month for 50GB,
$2.99 for 200GB, and $9.99 for 1TB. You could also choose not to back up the whole iPhone 7.
For example, you could backup iPhone messages
You must see the apps on your iPhone 7 are shown below. The estimated size of files on every
app has been calculated. iCloud would backup the local files in the apps including your
creations with them. If the data like the apps themselves and media files could be
downloaded from App Store or other servers, it would not be included in iCloud backup. You
could toggle off the button if you don’t want to backup any apps.
Apart from the app data, iCloud backup also includes all the settings, messages, photos,
videos, purchase history, etc. on iPhone 7 but you need to know that if you have uploaded
messages, photos or other data to iCloud, your iCloud would not backup them again to avoid
How to backup iPhone 7/7 Plus to iCloud?
It would be very easy to backup iPhone 7/7 Plus to iCloud if there is enough storage in the
cloud and your iPhone could be connected to the Internet. You could follow the steps below
to backup your iPhone 7/7 Plus.
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup.
You could toggle on iCloud Backup to let your iPhone 7/7 Plus automatically upload the data
to the cloud while you should know that iCloud would backup iPhone when it connects to power
and the network with screen locked at deep night so you need to make sure your Wi-Fi is
available at night. You could also choose to create a backup immediately by tapping “Back Up
Backup iPhone 7 to computer with unlimited storage
iCloud would be very convenient when there is enough storage and stable network but it won’t
back up your media files which would take a long time to download and you are not allowed to
view your backup. If you want to break the limitation, you could try to backup your iPhone 7
to computer with unlimited storage without network.
is a free professional iPhone backup tool. You could use it to export the photos, videos,
messages, contacts, and songs to computer. You could view them on computer or restore them
to your iPhone 7 anytime without internet.
Preview and Select: You could preview and select the files on your iPhone 7
to back up wanted files to computer. You could also do that when restoring iPhone.
Widely Compatible: It supports the models from iPhone 4 to iPhone 11 and is
perfectly compatible with the latest iOS 13. You could also restore the backup of iPhone 7
to iPad and iPod Touch.
How to backup iPhone 7 to computer?
You just need 3 steps to create a backup of your iPhone 7 to computer.
Step 1. Download mBackupper. Connect iPhone 7 to computer with USB cable and tap “Trust” on
Step 2. Click Custom Backup. Click an icon to enter Selection. After selecting the wanted
files, click on OK to return.
Step 3. Click on Start Backup in the lower-right corner and the files would be transferred
from iPhone 7 to computer in seconds.
When you restore your phone, you just connect iPhone to computer, select the task in Backup
Management and click Restore.
iPhone 7 is a creative design while its storage would be also easily used up. You could
backup content like app data and settings to iCloud in Settings while you need to prepare
enough iCloud storage and available network. If you would like to backup iPhone 7 to PC, you
could use mBackupper to easily export and view data. If you like this article, you could
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