How to Download iCloud Backup for Data Security

You Need to Download iCloud Backup to Your Local Computer to Protect Privacy

It's not a safe world! Everything, including your private iPhone photos, messages, contacts and more data, could be hacked and leaked, even the iCloud backup files that are encrypted in Apple's way. There are many reports about "iCloud back door" and the celebs nude photos leaking, and you'd better find the best iCloud backup alternative, which can guarantee your data safe. Or, you should download iCloud backup to your computer (a PC or a Mac). This can quick move up data security to the local computer encryption, and avoid iCloud data leaks.

UltData (iPhone Data Recovery) is professional in downloading and transferring iCloud files to computer or to an external hard drive. It helps you keep all sensitive and important pictures, images, MMS, SMS, contacts, notes, videos and other iPhone data safe, and prevent others viewing without your permission. Moreover, by moving all files to computer, you can delete iCloud backup and release more iCloud space.

Free download and install UltData on your Windows PC (Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista). If you have a Mac on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, OS X 10.11, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8, 10.7, try UltData (iPhone Data Recovery) for Mac.

How to Download iPhone iCloud Backup Files to PC/Mac/External Hard Drive

UltData supports all iPhone models, including iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and you can use it to download iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8 and iOS 7 iCloud backup files to your local computer or to the external hard drive. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus only users can also go to iPhone 6 Data Recovery.

Here is the UltData user guide to show you how to download and move iCloud backup files to PC. Mac guide is the same.

Note: If you want to download iCloud backup to an external hard drive, insert the external hard drive to your computer first.

Step 1. Run UltData (iPhone Data Recovery)

Run this software on your computer and click on the iCloud symbol. You are in "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" mode.

Step 2. Sign into your iCloud account

Enter your iCloud account and password. UltData will never keep a record of your account and never leak your data.

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Step 3. Select iCloud backup file

After you sign in, UltData will automatically detect all iCloud backup files. Select the one you want to download and click on "Next".

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In the pop-up window, select the all files you want to download to computer to scan.

select file types from icloud

Step 4. Download and save iCloud backup files on your computer for data security

In the next window, you can freely choose any data and click on "Recover" button to start downloading to your computer. Remember to select a safe path from your computer or from the previously-inserted external hard drive to save the downloaded iCloud files.

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It's quick and only takes you several minutes. You can also try UltData to extract and move the unreadable iTunes backup files to your computer hard drive in accessible and readable formats or to repair iOS system.

Updated on / Posted by Jerry Cook to iPhone Data Follow @Jerry Cook