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How to backup iphone to computer without icloud

One of the issues with iphone users is how to store their data on their iphones. Notably, it is easy to store data on iphone to your icloud.

However, only 5GB data storage space is offered free by Apple, which is still not enough for many people. You need to pay if you want more storage space.

But now we talking about storing your data on your phone to other storage devices aside icloud.

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ways to backup iphone without Icloud or itunes

The methods here involves the use of a third party app and does not involve the use of apple storage device.

1. Using DearMob iphone backup

Installing DearMob iPhone Manager makes it easy to backup without icloud. DearMob offers a free trial for both Mac and Windows users, allowing users to test the iPhone Manager. They offer a 30-day money-back guarantee for users unsatisfied with the iPhone Manager, so there’s no reason not to try.

How to perform a full Iphone backup with DearMob iphone Manager

Step 1: Connect your iPhone and Mac or PC using a USB cable.
Step 2: Tap ‘Trust This Computer’ on the iPhone.
Step 3: Launch DearMob iPhone Manager and click ‘Backup’. 
Step 4: Click on ‘Backup Now’. A full iPhone backup file will be generated.

Dearmob iphone manager backup

How to back up selected files

Step 1: Plug iPhone into your desktop (pc) computer, launch iPhone Manager and click on ‘Photo Transfer’. 
Step 2: Select the photos you’d like to back up. 
Step 3: Click ‘Export’, and wait for the file to be generated.

Download a free version of DearMob iPhone Manager for a limited time here.

2. Back Up Data from iPhone to Computer

This method involves you using the iMyFone iTransor Lite (formerly D-Port) to backup all your files/data to your computer from your iphone.

It can extract data from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and back them up to your computer. Here is how to go about it and you can get the software here.

iMyFone iTransor Lite iPhone Data Extractor (iOS 13/12 Supported)

Key Features of imyfone itransor:

  • It can supports backup of 20 file types like text messages, notes, WhatsApp/Kik messages, videos, call history, contact, and so on.
  • It can be used to export data from iOS devices such as iPhone 4s/5/5s/5c/6/6s/SE/7/8/X/XS/XR/11, iPod touch 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 2, iPad Pro, iPad mini 3. It supports various iOS versions including the iOS 13/12 and others.
  • You can extract data from iOS devices, iTunes backup or iCloud backup.
  • You can backup your device completely or partially.

Steps to Backup Data from iPhone to computer Using iMyFone iTransor Lite

The steps here are in a way to help you selectively back up your data using iMyFone iTransor Lite iPhone data extractor.

Step 1: Select Back Up & Export from Device

Ensure to run iMyFone iTransor Lite program on your computer and connect your iPhone. Locate and click the Back Up & Export from Device tab. Also click on “Export Data” button.


Step 2: Select the Files and Scan

Select your important data to back up and click “Next”.


Then the program will start to scan your iPhone.


Step 3: Check and Extract the Data

Once the program has finished scanning your iphone, it displays all data that can be exported and saved on your computer. Ensure to check the data and select the ones you wish to extract.

Click “Export” button. Select the location folder you want it to be saved to. A backup of your iPhone will be stored on your computer.


This will enable the backup of your important data. You may try the free trial version?

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