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Backup iPhone/iPad after iOS 11 Update without iTunes

Apple has seeded several beta version of iOS 11 after the WWDC, and the great new features and updates may lead you to upgrade your iOS device to the beta version before the offcial version out in the fall. Actually, it is recommend that don't install the iOS 11 beta version on your main device, since the beta version is developing version after all, it contains many bugs and issues that needs to be fixed. However, if you truly love the iOS 11 and can't wait to get it running on your device, we strongly recommend you to backup your iPhone/iPad after iOS 11 upgrade in case of unknown errors, which may resulted in data loss. (Update: iOS 11 official version released.)

Of course, iTunes and even iCloud are great options to back your device up, but what to do if you don't like using iTunes or iCloud to backup your iPhone and iPad because we know that iTunes and iCloud are not that user-friendly. No worry, this tutorial gives you an alternative tool to make it easy to backup your idevice to your computer so that you can access it anytime and anywhere you want. Check the details below.

How to Backup iPhone without iTunes after iOS 11 update.

Syncios Data Transfer is a utility that designed for making backup of iOS devices, which is a great alternative for iTunes. On the one hand, it allows you to backup almost everything on your iOS devices with one-click; on the other hand, when you restore the backup to your device, unlike iTunes, it won't erase any data on your device. Follow the steps below to effortlessly backup all Photos, Contacts, Messages , Notes, ebooks, Call logs, Music, Videos and more to computer.

Step 1: Download and launch Syncios Data Transfer.

Before started, free download and install the great iTunes alternative below, both Windows version and Mac version are available, just download the compatible one according to your operating system, and launch it.

Win Version
Mac Version

one-click iOS 11 backup

Step 2: Connect your iPhone/iPad to PC or Mac.

Select Backup to PC mode on the homepage, then connect your iOS 11 device to PC or Mac with USB cable, Syncios would detect your idevice and load the data automatically, it may take some time according to the size of your data, after that, all data would be displayed on the middle of the panel.

iOS 11 data backup

Step 3: Select desired data and start to backup.

Just select your desired data, and set the backup path by clicking on the "..." button. After that, simply click on Next button to start the backup process. After a while, all of your selected data would be backed up on your computer successfully.
Of course, you are allowed to restore backup files back to your idevice with iOS 11 whenever you want.

It's wise to backup your idevice regularly in case that something goes wrong and resulted in data loss, especially when your device are running the iOS 11 beta version. With Syncios Data Transfer, you can always back up your device to computer with ease, and restore the backup to device anytime you need. If you don't like the iTunes, I bet Syncios Data Transfer can be the best alternative for you.

Support for all iPhone/iPad running iOS 5 - iOS 14

iPhone iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5
iPad iPad Pro 12.9-inch, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4th generation, iPad 3rd generation, iPad 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini.
iPod iPod 1-6th generation
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