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Backup iPhone/iPad after iOS 13 Update without iTunes

iOS 13, the big annual iOS update, has been unveiled by Apple at WWDC 2019. As the next major update of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 13 brings massive new features. When Apple released iOS 12 last year, it claims iOS 12 mainly focused on improvements of performance and stability, and many planned features will be delayed until the release of iOS 13. Indeed, we saw a noticeable improvements on device running iOS 12. So now it's time for iOS 13 to come with new features. And here are main updates on iOS 13:

  • The Dark Mode.
  • No more volume popup.
  • Siri improvements.
  • New Messages features.
  • Improved Emoji search.
  • Use iDevice as a second Mac screen.
  • Contact Availability Status.
  • Merging of macOS and iOS.

Which devices will be compatible with iOS 13? As we know, iOS 12 are even available on iPhone and iPad released on 2013 including your iPhone 5s. However, with iOS 13, the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 are no longer supported. So if you own a iOS device which is newer than iPhone 6, it can be able to upgrade to iOS 13. Of course, you should always keep in mind that it's wise to backup your device when you made changes to your device. Only in this way will you never lose any of your personal data.

When it comes to backup an iOS device, the first method you may remember is iCloud or iTunes. Indeed, they are the most common way to backup and restore your iOS device. However, no matter iTunes or iCloud have their limitations. So if you don't like using iCloud and iTunes, is there any other options to backup your iPhone or iPad? And this article mainly helps you how to backup iPhone/iPad without iTunes/iCloud after iOS 13 update.

How to Backup iPhone without iTunes after iOS 13 update.

To backup your iOS device without using iTunes or iCloud, we sincerely recommend a tool to you: Syncios Data Transfer is a professional utility that designed for making backup of mobile devices. It allows you selectively backup contents compared with iTunes which makes full backup. Besides, when you restore data from iTunes backup, it will erase all existing data, while Syncios Data Transfer won't. So simply download and install Syncios Data Transfer to backup Photos, Contacts, Messages, Notes, ebooks, Call logs, Music, Videos and more to computer. The steps are below:

Step 1: Install and launch Syncios Data Transfer.

First of all, free download and install the great backup tool below, both Windows version and Mac version are available, just select and download the compatible one to your computer, and launch it.

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

You will see three modes available on the main interface. To backup your iOS device, click on Backup mode on the panel, then connect your iOS 12 device to PC or Mac with USB cable, click on "Next" button to proceed. Select your desired data such as Contacts, Messages, Photos, Music on the panel, Syncios would load the data automatically, it may take some time according to the size of your data.

iOS 12 data backup

Step 3: Start to backup your iOS device.

After you select all desired data, click on the "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 13 whenever you want.

Currently, there is only iOS 13 beta version available, the official version will be released in Autumn with the newest iPhone. Because of the beta version, we take the risk of losing data when our device running it. It's wise to backup your idevice regularly in case that something goes wrong and resulted in data loss. 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 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, 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 1-7th generation

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