When discussing the backup and restore of an iPhone or iPad, the most common methods firstly came to your mind might be iTunes and iCloud. But they’re not the best experience you could have. iTunes is prone to errors and iCloud only offers 5 GB of free storage. Besides, you can’t view files in the backup and select what you want to restore. Are you willing to backup and restore iPhone without iTunes or iCloud? You’re in the right place. This page introduces a great iTunes/iCloud alternative to make full-featured iPhone backup and restore on PC.
Jihosoft iPhone Manager is a great iPhone backup and restore tool, which can easily backup iPhone data to PC, such as contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music, calendar, and so forth. The software also includes a simple way for restoring backups to the same iPhone or a new one. It supports to backup and restore virtually any iPhone, including iPhone se, iPhone 6s (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus), iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, as well as iPad Pro, iPad Air 3/2, iPad mini 4/3/2, iPod touch 6/5, etc.
To get started, download Jihosoft iPhone/iPad Manager and install it on your computer. Please note that you should have the latest version of iTunes installed for running the program smoothly. But you do not have to run iTunes.
1. Run iPhone Manager. Click “Backup Your Phone” and connect your iPhone or iPad to PC via USB cable.
2. The software will automatically detect the iDevice and list it in the “Source”. Now select the files you would like to backup and tap on “Start Copy”.
3. Select the location where to store your iPhone/iPad backup. After that, the backup process will begin.
1. Run iPhone Data Manager. From the “Restore Data” section, select “From Phone Transfer”.
2. Plug your iPhone/iPad and wait for the program to detect it as “Destination”. Now from the drop-down menu, select the backup entry that you wish to restore from (if you made multiple backups).
3. Choose the files that you want to restore from the backup, and then tap on “Start Copy” to begin the restore operation.