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Apple iPhone 5

Back to Settings & software updates

Back up phone memory

If you want to update the phone software, it's recommended that you back up the phone memory to ensure that no data is lost. It can also be useful to back up the phone memory regularly to ensure that no data is lost in case of defects and crashes.

Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)
Step 1 of 11

Back up the phone memory using iTunes, go to 1a.
Back up the phone memory using iCloud, go to 1b

Step 2 of 11

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
Step 3 of 11

Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your mobile phone and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.

Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
Step 4 of 11

To start backup manually:
Click iPhone.

Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
Step 5 of 11

Click Back Up Now.

Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
Step 6 of 11

Press Settings.

To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Step 7 of 11

Press iCloud.
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.

To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Step 8 of 11

Press Storage & Backup.

To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Step 9 of 11

Press the indicator next to "iCloud Backup" until the function is activated.

To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Step 10 of 11

Press OK.

To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Step 11 of 11

Press Back Up Now.

To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.

1. Select option

Back up the phone memory using iTunes, go to 1a.
Back up the phone memory using iCloud, go to 1b
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

2. 1a - Back up the phone memory using iTunes

Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your mobile phone and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.
Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
To start backup manually:
Click iPhone.
Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
Click Back Up Now.
Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com

3. 1b - Back up the phone memory using iCloud

Press Settings.
To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Press iCloud.
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.
To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Press Storage & Backup.
To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Press the indicator next to "iCloud Backup" until the function is activated.
To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Press OK.
To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.
Press Back Up Now.
To synchronise the contents of your mobile phone with iCloud continuously, press the indicator until the function is activated. Remember, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com.