How to Backup iPhone X to Computer with/without iTunes

Since iPhone X is released, lots of Apple fans rush to purchase the brand new iPhone X. After using iPhone X for a period of time, you had better backup data on it because there are still iOS 11 update errors (freeze, crash, overheating, slow, etc.) taken place in this iPhone model. Given that circumstance, we list the top 3 methods to backup iPhone X to computer (Dell, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Acer, ASUS, etc. running Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, or MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, iMac Pro, etc. running macOS 10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9) and share them with you.

Method 1. How to Backup iPhone X to Computer without iTunes

As a famous iTunes alternative, Tenorshare iOS Data Manager plays an important role in backup and restoring data in iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This piece of software integrates 6 kinds of features to manage, speed, clean, back, restore, remove, fix and repair your Apple devices. The backup process is as below:

Step 1. Download, install and launch this program to any accessible Windows/Mac computer. Connect your iPhone X to that computer via USB cable. After that, click on "Backup & Restore" button on that interface.

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Step 2. In the "Backup & Restore" tab, choose the target data that you would like to backup and then click on "Backup" button and continue.

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Step 3. In the next page you will see the data. Just tap on "Export to PC" button and then transfer content from iPhone X to computer.

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Note: If you make up your mind to transfer and backup iPhone 10 files to computer selectively, the "File Manager" in Tenorshare iCareFone is another option. Now the supported files are contacts, music, videos, photos, app, bookmarks, notes, calendars and iBooks. Just hit on "Export" button to achieve it.
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Method 2. How to Backup iPhone X to PC/Mac using iTunes

Most of us understand that there is an iTunes backup for all iPhone users. With iTunes, you could make a full backup of your iPhone device and that will be stored on the computer. The steps are quite straightforward, do that like this:

1. Make sure latest iTunes version is installed in your computer.
2. Connect iPhone X to the machine via USB able.
3. iTunes is about to boot automatically.
4. Tap on your phone icon and hit "Summary" option.
5. On the right side, you are able to check if you allow to back up your data to "iCloud" or "This computer" automatically.
6. You could also hit "Back Up Now" on the right side to manually backup your data in iPhone 10.

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Note: If you scroll down the scroll bar, you could set up backup iPhone X to computer over Wi-Fi (Not iCloud) automatically and regularly, just hit on "Sync with this iPhone over Wi-Fi" and then tap on "Apply" button.
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Extra Tips. Export iPhone X to Computer/Mac without iTunes

Tenorshare iOS Data Recovery is a better and fast measure than iTunes to backup or export iPhone files to computer without data loss. Both of the deleted and existing data on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch could be restored to Win/Mac computer. You could see how to use it as below:

Step 1. Get this program and install it to any PC/Mac computer. Double click the icon shortcut and open this software.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone 10 to the computer and choose the data that you determine to backup. Default option is "Select All". Click on "Start Scan" button and go ahead.

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Step 3. All the selected data will be previewed after scanning. You just need to confirm them and tap on "Recover" button.

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Step 4. The application will pop up a screen, just hit on "Recover to Computer" and get started to backup iPhone X to computer.

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After backing up everything in your iPhone 10, you might transfer data between devices and feel nothing to worry about data loss. As a matter of fact, to restore backup to iPhone X without overwriting existed data is available for us and that make sense. You might as well simply try the above top methods to backup iPhone X to computer right now!

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iOS Manager Follow @Jerry Cook