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Apple iPhone X Device maintenance Create a backup of your data

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Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 1
  • These instructions show you how to save your personal data like photos, music and files to your iCloud account. This enables you to restore your data after switching phones or resetting your device to factory settings.
  • To retrieve your data and settings, simply login to your iCloud account on your new or reset device and your data and settings will be automatically restored.
  • Make sure you have a iCloud account, and then choose Next to begin the backup.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 2
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose Settings.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 3
  • Choose Sign in to your iPhone.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 4
  • Enter your login information.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 5
  • Choose Sign in.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 6
  • If this screen appears, choose an option, in this case Don’t Merge.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 7
  • Choose iCloud.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 8
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose iCloud Backup.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 9
  • Enable iCloud Backup.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 10
  • Choose OK.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 11
  • Choose Back Up Now.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 12
  • A backup of your personal data will now automatically be stored on your iCloud account.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 13
  • Return to the Start screen.
Apple iPhone X - Device maintenance - Create a backup of your data - Step 14
  • You can now perform a factory reset without the risk of losing your personal data.
  • Go to Reset device to factory settings for instructions on how to perform a factory reset.
  • After a factory reset your personal data will automatically be restored on your Apple iPhone X.
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