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    Manzanas's Avatar
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    Default Where's my icloud backup files?

    I backed-up my iphone 4S on icloud and can't seem to find any evidence of the back-up files on icloud.com.

    Where are they? How do I access them if I have restore from icloud?

    Thanks!
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    From your phone.


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    Didn't really answer my question.....where are the files located? I can't find them on icloud and obviously they are not on the phone.
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    You can only access them when you're restoring. When you go to set up your phone, it will ask if you want to restore from iCloud or iTunes. You cannot view the actual files, only access the most recent backup when you're doing a restore, and only from the phone, as Verwon said.
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    If you go into Icloud settings on your I device you can see what's being backed up. I just checked mine and a app called condition one was taking up 1.5 gigs so I axed it.
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    Thanks. Yes I can see what's being backed up on the iphone, I just wanted to see the files on icloud, or at least some sort of confirmation on icloud that the back-up was done.
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    You don't have access to the files from your PC. Confirmation that a backup was performed is done by viewing the iCloud backup status from your phone. To restore from an iCloud backup, you restore your phone then as you login to your iCloud you will be asked if you wish to restore from backup. That's it.
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    What if you don't have an iPhone, just a Mac?
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    Mine works great!
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    You can view it from the icloud control panel, sign in & go to manage, it will show you all backups you have made

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