No chance to backup my iPhone 6s via iCloud since iOS 9. After some time the backup stops and it says "The backup could not be completed". Also tried to delete old backups, turned backups off and on again, turned iCloud off and on again and so on. Runnin iOS 9.1 now but same issue.
Recently, more and more people have unveiled that they were unable to back up their iPhone 6s or iPhone 6 with iCloud after updated to iOS 9. Also, some people reflected that their messages and recent calls are missing after restoring their iPhone from iCloud backup. You may find that problems exist when using iCloud to back up your iPhone 6s. Sometimes, iCloud failed to back up your iPhone successfully, that's why no data are found when using iFonebox to extract data from it. Here, I will share another two methods to help you back up data from iPhone 6s without using iCloud.
Method 1. Back up data from iPhone 6s with iTunes
I think iTunes is much more better than iCloud when it comes to backup. Most of you may have known how to use iTunes to back up data from iPhone. Here, I will simply list the steps. Make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
- Launch iTunes. Plug in your iPhone 6s to the computer.
- After your iPhone is detected, you can click Device tab in the left corner in the iTunes interface, then you will enter your device page.
- Just click Summary tab and then, click Back Up Now button to begin the process. You need to back up those data on your computer.
Now, all data have been backed to your computer with iTunes. The question is you cannot access and view those iTunes backup file on your computer. If you need to view them, download and install iFonebox on your computer to view those iTunes backup files.
Method 2. Back up data from iPhone 6s with iFoneBackup
Another method to back up iPhone 6s data is to use iFoneBackup, which is a powerful and free iOS backup tool to copy app data, media data and text contents from your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. With it, you can easily find those backed up files created by iFoneBackup. Just one click, you can have a full backup for iPhone data like photos, contacts, messages, notes, apps, etc . Plus, you can also encrypt the backup data. One more thing, you can manually choose the folder from your computer you need to put the backup data in. Powerful and professional.
It is necessary to download and install iFoneBackup on your computer: Windows version. iFoneBackup for Mac is still under test.
Step 1. Run iFoneBackup. Connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable successfully.
Step 2. Click "Back Up Now" button to start . This process may take some time according to the data from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Please be patient.
Step 3. Backup completes.
Also, you can preview the backed up data with iFonebox. The above are two different methods to help you back up data from iPhone 6s without using iCloud. Hope it is helpful to you.