"I have no idea how I synced my iPhone. I just connect my iPhone to Mac with the USB cable and it general walks right through it. Now I want to upgrade my iPhone to iOS 9. Before I do that, I need to be sure that all my iPhone are well backed up to Mac. iTunes are too complex for me and I've heard that one of my friends lost his data when using iTunes. Can anyone help, please?"
To backup iPhone to Mac is not that complex as you think it would be if only you try iPhone Transfer. Unlike iTunes which might result in data losing, iPhone Transfer is a somewhat copy-and-paste operation that you don't need to worry about your iPhone data. Let's see why iPhone Transfer is worth being recommended:
iPhone Transfer for Mac
, the powerful iPhone to Mac backup program, allows you to back up all iPhone data to Mac with few steps. All your iPhone data, including photos, music, videos, playlists, books, contacts and SMS can all be saved on your Mac with ease.
Download iPhone Transfer on your Mac and I will show you with two different ways on how to backup iPhone to Mac:
Tutorial 1: Back Up All iPhone Data to Mac in One Click
Step 1. Download iPhone Transfer and Connect iPhone to Mac
Download iPhone Transfer on your Mac and launch it after the installation. Then, you will be asked to connect iPhone to Mac with USB cable. Now, as you can see, all the supported data types are listed on the left side of the interface. At the bottom of the interface, there are also few options "To iTunes
", "To Folder
", "To iDevice
", "Backup Contacts
" and "Restore Contacts
Step 2. Back Up All Files from iPhone to Mac
Click the blue option, "To Folder
" at the bottom of the interface and choose a path on your Mac as the Output Folder to save the backed up iPhone data. As you can see, the data types as well as the amounts will be shown in the interface. Just click "Start
" to back them up to your Mac and wait till it ends.
Make sure that the USB cable is well connected to your Mac during the whole process, otherwise the backup will fail on the half way.
Tutorial 2: Back Up iPhone Files Selectively to Mac
Step 1. Launch iPhone Transfer and Connect iPhone to Mac
Download, install and launch iPhone Transfer on your Mac and connect iPhone to Mac with the USB cable as mentioned in the first step in part 1.
Step 2. Back Up iPhone Files Selectively to Mac
Here we comes to the backup process. As you can see, data types like "Media
" and "SMS
" are shown in the left panel. Now I will show you how to back up iPhone contacts and back up iPhone photos separately.
1. Back Up iPhone Contacts to Mac
To backup iPhone contacts to Mac, you just need to choose "Contacts
" on the left panel. And all the contacts on your iPhone will be shown in the interface. Tick those you want and click "Import/Export
" > "Export Selected(All) Contacts
" >"to CSV (or VCF) File
2. Back Up iPhone Photos to Mac
" from the left panel and you will see all the photos shown in the interface. Tap on the photos that you want to back up. After the selection, click "Export to
" > "Export to Mac
" to selectively back up iPhone photos to your Mac.
That is all you need to do to backup iPhone to Mac
. As you can see, iPhone Transfer
not only allows you to backup all iPhone files to Mac in one click, but also makes it possible for you to choose whatever data you like to transfer selectively.