Here, you can choose from alternative ways below to backup iOS data.
Method 1: Backup data to iTunes
Step1. Connect your iOS devices to computer via USB sync cable.
Step2. Then, iTunes will launch on your computer automatically (if not, please double click iTunes to run it) and start the sync process.
Step3. Click "Summary" button for your device. Hit the "Back Up Now" image button in the Backups section. This might take a few seconds. Tips: You can protect your backup files with passwords for safe.
Method 2: Backup and Restore Data on iPhone before Jailbreaking
Well, as long as you get the help of iPhone Data Manager and iPhone Data Manager for Mac, you can easily backup your iPhone text messages, photos, contacts, playlist and more. With this powerful transfer tool, you can backup your iPhone data and don’t need to worry about the problems of the SMS losing when your iPhone get lost/broken accidentally.
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How to Backup iPhone Data before iOS 10/11 Jailbreak?
Step 1. Launch the program and connect iPhone to the computer
After downloading, installing and launch the iPhone Data Manager on your computer, connect your iPhone to it via a USB cable. After connected, the transfer software will automatically detect your iPhone and you will get the primary window as follow.
Step 2. Export SMS from iPhone
To export your SMS, you should tap SMS at the left column and bring up the SMS main window. Now, you can mark those SMS, MMS and iMessages you intend to export, then click "Export to" button.
You can choose to "Export Selected Messages" or "Export All Messages". After that, another list will ask you which kind of format you hope to save as, such as .txt, .html, or .xml file.
Free download the iOS Data Manager:
More information of iPhone Data Manager:
iPhone Data Manager can help transfer your music, videos, playlists, Podcast, iTunes U from your iPhone, iPad and iPod back to iTunes and transfer more data, like contacts, photos and messages, to your computer.
Want to make full use of iPhone Data Manager? Why not download this powerful tool to have a try!
Tips: Once lost data on your iPhone,iPad,you can learn more in this use guide about how to recover lost data from iPhone directly.
Before selling your old iPhone,iPad,you can use a iPhone Data Eraser to erase all data on iPhone before selling.