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  • Here's how to back up your iPhone on iTunes.

  • Even though iTunes is no longer available

  • on new Apple computers,

  • it is still possible to back up your library

  • using iTunes on older Macs and PCs.

  • We're going to show you how to do it on a Windows computer,

  • but the process is similar on a Mac.

  • Here's how to do it on Windows.

  • Open iTunes and connect your device to your computer

  • using a USB cable.

  • You might need a USB adapter

  • if you're using a MacBook laptop.

  • If the device prompts you to trust this computer,

  • select "Trust" and then enter your passcode.

  • Your device will show up in the iTunes sidebar.

  • Select your device on the upper-left-hand corner.

  • This will bring you to the summary panel.

  • On a Mac, your device should appear

  • on the sidebar of the Finder window.

  • Select the type of content

  • that you want to sync or remove.

  • To turn syncing on, check the box next to "Sync."

  • Check the box next to each item that you want to sync.

  • Click the "Apply" button

  • in the lower right corner of the window.

  • You can have "back up all of the data on your iPhone

  • to this computer" selected

  • or your most important data to iCloud.

  • If syncing doesn't start automatically,

  • click the "Sync" button.

  • Make sure not to disconnect while it is syncing.

  • You can tell your phone is synced

  • when the last backup date has updated.

Here's how to back up your iPhone on iTunes.

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