A user in Apple community asked such a question: “I would like to ask if my iPhone can be back up into another drive, say a portable drive. iPhone 5S, iOS 8 ”. Do you have the same question?
Recently, celebrity nude photos leak made the iCloud backup less and less secure. Sometimes, you have some meaningful and valuable photos, videos to remember and treasure, take security into consideration, you’d better backup these important data into a portable drive. However, iTunes cannot help you to backup your iPhone 5S to a portable drive, neither can iCloud. To be more specific, it doesn’t allow you to back up iPhone music, photos, playlists, etc, to an external drive.
To backup your iPhone 5S to a portable drive, a third party software is needed. Here, we want to recommend iFonebox for you, because it is cheap and convenient. iFonebox is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery, which is helpful to backup and transfer all your iPhone data like photos, contacts, messages, etc, to the computer or a portable drive. Learn more about iFonebox.
How to backup iPhone 5S to a portable drive?
In order to backup iPhone to an external drive, first you need to download and install iFonebox. There two versions: Windows and Mac. Both versions works well to backup iPhone to a portable drive. Of course, there is free trial version.
Launch iFonebox. Connect your iPhone 5S to the computer. Choose Recover from iOS Device. But remember to connect your portable drive to computer via USB cable.
Scan your iPhone 5S. After running the program, iFonebox will scan your iPhone 5S automatically.
Preview and select the data. After the automatic scanning, all your iPhone data will be shown in the interface box. You can have a look at these data and choose the one you want to backup to an external drive. After that, just click Recover and choose the drive you want. It is pretty convenient.
To backup your iPhone 5S to a portable drive, iFonebox is the best choice for you. It is professional, convenient and user-friendly.
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