How do I back up my iPhone?
1 Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. 2 Turn on iCloud Backup. iCloud automatically backs up your iPhone daily when iPhone is connected to power, locked, and on Wi-Fi. 3 To perform a manual backup, tap Back Up Now. See More...
How do I make a backup of my device using iCloud?
With a Wi-Fi network connection, you can make a backup of your device using iCloud. You don’t need to plug your device into a computer or even be at home to back up with iCloud. iCloud backups include nearly all data and settings stored on your device. iCloud backups don't include:
How do I encrypt a backup of my iPhone?
In the iTunes app on your PC, click the Device button near the top left of the iTunes window. Click Summary. Click Back Up Now (below Backups). To encrypt your backups, select “Encrypt [ device] backup," type a password, then click Set Password.
Why do I need to back up my iPhone?
If you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ll have a copy of your information to use in case your device is ever replaced, lost, or damaged. Choose a backup method Before you get started, learn the difference between iCloud backups and backups you make using your computer , then choose the method that's best for you.