Apple has released the iOS 13.5 recently. And it’s an important update since it inserted COVID-19 contact tracing. This is good if you could get this new update to take part in the activity to stop virus spreading. But before updating to the new iOS 13.5, you are recommended to backup your iPhone because any system crash or error may let you drop into a data loss.
How to Backup iPhone to iCloud
iCloud allows you to create backups wirelessly without using a computer. If you have no computer around you, this can be a good method to backup your iOS device.
- Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi, unlock your iPhone.
- Go to Settings > Your Profile > iCloud, and make sure you’ve logged into your iCloud account.
- Swipe down to find and tap the iCloud Backup section.
- Tap the Backup Now button. (Keep you device connected to Wi-Fi and make sure your device have enough battery life to finish the backup)
How to Backup iPhone to iTunes
Relatively speaking, iTunes will be safe and quick in backing up data and settings on your iOS device.
It requires you to download and install iTunes on your computer firstly. If you have done the job, please be sure to update your iTunes to the latest version.
- Run iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer.
- On the iTunes menu, click File > Devices > Back Up, to backup your iPhone.