Does iCloud back up my photos and messages? How can I view this information in some ways without completing the entire backup? I have backed my phone up into the iCloud and want to make sure that will save my photos and messages.
iCloud automatically backs up your iOS device information daily over Wi-Fi when your device is turned on, locked, and connected to a power source. However, we all know that it’s not easy to access an iCloud backup file and see what is stored in iCloud. But it doesn’t mean that’s impossible. Here’re two ways to help you.
Method one: Use iCloud.com
- Go to www.icloud.com and enter your Apple ID and passcode
- Click on any icon to view the content
Undoubtedly, it is a convenient way for us to view what is preserved in iCloud. However, you still unable to see all kinds of data, such as WeChat messages, WhatsApp contacts, texts and so on. So I would like to recommend you a fantastic software-iFonebox to you. Under the help of the program, you can easily watch what is saved in iCloud.
iFonebox enables you to preview data in detail before extracting them form device or backup, you can also download the data selectively without restoring the whole backup. Moreover, this won’t wipe out any existing data on your iPhone. It sounds unbelievable, right? Before instructions, it’s necessary to download and install the program to your computer.
Method two: Use iFonebox
Step one: Run iFonebox
It will start to scan and analyze the data automatically after you click on the icon that you want, please wait in this progress patiently.
Step three: View data
Take messages for example, after scanning, you’re able to preview all the messages. If you need to save some data on to your computer, just select the data and then click “Recover to PC” or “Recover to device” to store them.