A backup is a snapshot of the current state of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. When you back up your device, your data is safe.
With a backup, you can:
iTunes only keeps one current backup per device. Every time you back up your device, your last backup is overwritten, potentially resulting in data loss.
iMazing archives your backups automatically, a unique solution that is comparable to a Time Machine for your device. Disk usage is optimized so that you can easily keep dozens of backups.
|Only one backup per device||Only one backup per device||Unlimited backups per device|
(Time Machine like)
|You don't know when the backup is done||You know when the backup is done||You know when the backup is done|
|Cannot browse backup content||Cannot browse backup content||Fully fledged backup browser and editor|
|Cloud storage||Local storage in default drive only||Local storage in any user defined location (external drive or NAS included)|
|Storage costs after 5GB||No storage costs||No storage costs|
Download and install iMazing on your Mac or PC computer
To backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch:
- Once a wizard operation has started you can return to iMazing by clicking the Close Window button.
- You can check the status of your operations by clicking the Operations button in the upper toolbar.
The Backup Options give you access to the following backup options:
For a more detailed break down of backup options, see Backup Options in iMazing.
You can modify these settings later at any time from the Device Options window:
All past versions of your backup are accessible from the Backups Window.
To access the Backups Window click backups button in the upper toolbar.
Learn more about the Backups Window.