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Backup - iCloud
Automatically back up the music, photos, contacts, mail, messages, and other app data from your iOS device to iCloud. If something happens to your device or your computer, you can retrieve all information from iCloud.
Quick links to sections in this article:
From Device       From iTunes 

From Device

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon. 
Settings Icon

Step 2: Select iCloud
Select iCloud

Step 3: Scroll down and tap Storage & Backup
Tap Storage & Backup

Step 4:
Toggle iCloud Backup ON. This will automatically back up your data when the device is plugged in, locked, and connected to Wi-Fi.
Toggle On iCloud Backup

Step 5: To back up manually, tap Back Up Now. The latest backup date and time is listed at the bottom.   
Back Up Now

From iTunes

Step 1: Connect your device to the computer, either over wireless or by plugging in.  Step 2: Click the device in the upper right corner to open the device preferences. Step 3: The Summary tab should be selected. Step 4: In the Backups section, select iCloud under Automatically Back Up. Step 5: Click Sync at the bottom of the window. 


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