- Nov 15, 2013
Even if you automatically back up your iPhone or iPad using iCloud there may come times when you need to manually create an iTunes backup as well. For instance, if you want to make sure you have both local and offsite backups, or if you need to restore and your internet connection is slow or spotty, or if you just want to make sure all your data and purchases, including game saves and ringtones, are absolutely safe, an manual iTunes backup can be not only the fastest way, but the best way, to do it. And as long as you have a Mac or Windows PC and a Lightning cable, it's also easy!
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