While attempting to back up my iPhone 3g, I’m unable to complete the instruction. While backing up I get the error: “iTunes could not back up the iPhone” because the backup could not be saved on this computer”. Actually, I just want to back up my contacts in case I lose them. If anyone has any idea how to resolve this problem please post.
One of the best way to keep data secure is to back your iPhone data to PC. It also a good way to free up more storage space on your device for other new data. You can certainly sync your device with iTunes. However, backing up is a nightmare for many iOS users. It may crash every single time and you have to spend a lot of time to find a way on how to fix it. In this circumstance, I would like to share you an easier and effective way to transfer the data from iPhone to PC.
It’s far more convenient if you turn to iFonebox for help. As a professional and handy iOS data transferring software, it enables you to back up as many as 17 kinds of data including notes, contacts, texts, videos, voice memos, call history, calendar, reminders, WeChat messages/Attachments, WhatsApp chats/Attachments, etc. It comes a selectively recovery function which means you’re allowed to move only the target data you want form iPhone to PC. Compared to iTunes, the time required for backing up will be great reduced. Sounds great, right?
iFonebox is compatible with all kinds of iOS devices and iOS operating system, including the latest iOS 11. There are two versions available: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to download and install the suitable version for your computer. Then just follow these simple steps to back up your data.
Step one: Launch iFonebox
Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.
Step two: Scan data
Take WhatsApp messages for example, it will scan automatically after you click the “WhatsApp Messages” icon, the duration depends on the amount of your data so it might take your some time, please wait patiently.
Step three: Get back data
After the scan completes, a list of messages will show up on your program interface. Now you can recover them, choose the items you want to back up and click the “Recover to pc”.