1. DroidArmy's Avatar
    iCloud all the way. It's so much more convenient because I don't have to worry about it. If anything goes wrong I know I'll always have a recent backup ready.

    Sent from my iPhone 5s using Tapatalk
    04-26-2014 09:49 PM
  2. John Yester's Avatar
    iCloud all the way. But every month or so I do a full iTunes back up
    04-26-2014 09:56 PM
  3. Shanicenicolle's Avatar
    I honestly prefer iTunes but use iCloud out of convenience.

    Sent from my iPhone using iMore Forums
    05-17-2014 03:36 AM
  4. sherpa14k's Avatar
    iCloud is the way to go, unfortunately 5 GB (free) is useless today. Between my iphone and ipad it takes all. I hope apple can release more space and match box 50 GB.

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    05-31-2014 10:52 AM
  5. ladyc0524's Avatar
    I rarely use iTunes and I really prefer the convenience of iCloud. I broke down and upgraded to more storage last year before iOS 7 was released.

    Sent from my iPad LTE
    05-31-2014 11:07 AM
  6. shanghaichica's Avatar
    icloud back ups. They are automatic and don't require any effort as it happens when you charge your device. It's very convenient.

    Sent from my iPad
    08-20-2014 04:20 PM
  7. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I use both. Never can have to much backup I always say.
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    08-20-2014 04:27 PM
  8. kataran's Avatar
    iCloud is convenient so I use it but once in a while I'll drop a backup on iTunes but my most current is iCloud
    08-20-2014 06:11 PM
  9. pr1nce's Avatar
    iCloud because it's convenient and I don't have to do anything.
    08-20-2014 06:44 PM
  10. kd7irm's Avatar
    Used to only use iCloud, but as of late I've used both. Just piece of mind
    08-27-2014 01:22 PM
  11. Honey Beagle's Avatar
    Itunes because iCloud costs money for storage use.

    Sent from my iPad 4 128GB
    09-01-2014 03:43 PM
  12. fanjelz's Avatar
    I use Box for some things. I have 50 gb of storage there. I even have my contacts in a CSV file on an email account.

    Sent from from my iPhone 5
    thank you for the reminder, Ledsteplin
    50 GB in box, 55 GB at Mediafire and 5.88 GB dropbox.
    Since I bought my iPhone 4S second hand, no iCloud for me, yet. iTunes is answer of the aforementioned choices.
    09-01-2014 05:01 PM
  13. TechnologyTwitt's Avatar
    iCloud is there but really everything I have is "cloud" based (email is IMAP, Evernote) plus I have almost everything (now 1 TB of space) on Dropbox.

    My 16 GB iPad is on T-Mobile, and there's thousands of Optimum hotspots around me so connectivity and space are never an issue.
    joemd60 likes this.
    09-01-2014 05:26 PM
  14. _ObeyBido's Avatar
    Honestly I only use iCloud because of Find my iPhone and it's strictly just for find my iPhone besides that everything gets backed up to iTunes

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    09-02-2014 10:03 PM
  15. DarlaMack's Avatar
    I use both. Never can have to much backup I always say.
    I totally agree... Once a month I use iTunes to back up, iPhoto to import my photos and videos.
    Spencerdl likes this.
    09-10-2014 10:35 AM
  16. rward01's Avatar
    I use both. ICloud is set to backup automatically, so that means iTunes won't backup unless I force it. When I'm doing a restore though, I always go through iTunes backup. It's just a better and quicker experience for me.
    09-21-2014 10:48 AM
  17. jwbrkr's Avatar
    I will never back anything up to the cloud. I'm totally against it. Yes it's easy access for you from anywhere but it also is for anyone else.
    12-30-2014 06:48 PM
  18. Flow39's Avatar
    iCloud, because it does it automatically every night
    01-02-2015 10:15 PM
  19. ladyc0524's Avatar
    iCloud, because it does it automatically every night
    Same here
    01-02-2015 10:18 PM
  20. SprSynJn's Avatar
    iCloud done automatically and iTunes done whenever I remember to. Prefer iTunes though, but I don't have the time to be honest, so iCloud is good enough.
    raphie likes this.
    01-02-2015 11:26 PM
  21. Reparkable's Avatar
    For these reasons, soooooo many people don't use iTunes or iCloud backups, because they are nearly useless. Most folks use 3rd party software to backup the Apple devices
    Judging by the amount of responses here already I would disagree with you. Seems like the majority here use iCloud
    raphie likes this.
    01-03-2015 02:07 AM
  22. mumfoau's Avatar
    I honestly never restore from a backup though my backup of choice is iCloud! I just make sure to keep my apps in iTunes to easily drag and drop them when setting up as a new device!

    Sent from my iPhone 6 Plus using Tapatalk
    01-03-2015 04:54 AM
  23. raphie's Avatar
    iCloud easy automatic‼️ but sometimes if I need to have phone looked at for an issue (1 time) or with new phone I tend to use iTunes.

    Do use back up if cleaning up and deleting music😜👍
    01-03-2015 05:04 AM
  24. Fit24's Avatar
    I backup to iTunes almost every day.
    01-06-2015 09:32 PM
  25. jmr1015's Avatar
    I always use iTunes. I usually perform a Restore when updating as well.
    01-06-2015 10:32 PM
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