iTunes Backup Couldn’t Be Finished. Here’re The Solutions!

By | March 25, 2019

I am having problems performing an iCloud back up for my iPhone XS. How can I choose which categories to back up and those I do not wish to include in the backup? Please advise me what I can do. Any help would be much appreciated!

If you need help with an iTunes backup of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, please don’t worry, here we list three ways to help you finish the backup progress. Just keep reading to learn what to do.

Method one: Steps for the fault diagnosis

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  • Make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes.
  • Unplug all USB accessories from your computer except for your device.
  • Try a different USB cable.
  • Restart both your computer and device.
  • Update your device to the latest iOS version.
  • Make sure there is enough disk space.
  • Try to disable or uninstall your security software.
  • Try to make a backup on your other Mac or PC if you have more than one computer.
  • Contact Apple Support for more help.

Method two: Back up data through iCloud

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  1. Automatically back up with iCloud backup
  • Turn on iCloud Backup in Settings.
  • Connect your device to a power source.
  • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Make sure that your device’s screen is locked.
  1. Manually back up data with iCloud backup
  • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Go to Settings > [your name], and tap iCloud.
  • Tap iCloud Backup.
  • Tap Back Up Now.

Method three: Selectively transfer data from an iOS device to computer

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By default your iPhone will automatically sync and create a backup itself by iTunes each time your iPhone is connected to your computer. Otherwise, iPhones can be backed up through iCloud if that feature has been enabled. However, it’s not easy for you to see what is stored in that backup unless you restore it. Fortunately, iFonebox is a professional iOS data backup which can help you to transfer iPhone contents to computer selectively with one click. It can also back up as many as 17 kind of files like contacts, notes, texts, photos, videos, voice memos, reminders, events from calendar, call records, safari bookmarks, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. Here you can follow the steps to back specific data up.

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