Backing up phone memory to iCloud

You can back up the phone memory to iCloud to ensure that no data is lost when you update your phone's software or if you lose your phone. To back up the phone memory to iCloud, you need to activate your Apple ID on your phone and establish a connection to a Wi-Fi network.
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Press Settings.

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Press your Apple ID.

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Press iCloud.

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Press iCloud Backup.

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Press the indicator next to "iCloud Backup" to turn on the function.

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Press OK.

The phone memory will be backed up automatically when your phone is charging, the screen lock is turned on and a Wi-Fi connection is established.

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Press Back Up Now and wait while the phone memory is backed up.

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Last updated: 23/11/2018
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