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HT1766 how do I back up my iphone 4 with IOS 4.2.6 on itunes?

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Can someone assist me and give me an answer on how to back up my Iphone 4 version IOS 4.2.6?

iPhone 4, iOS 4.2
  • cheonweb Level 4 Level 4 (3,440 points)

    Plug it in your computer.

    Find the device in the left pane of iTunes.

    Right click on it and choose "Backup".

  • BobHarris Level 6 Level 6 (12,505 points)

    NOTE:  Backing up to a system where the iPhone has never been backed up before, may erase some existing data on the iPhone.  READ ALL the warning messages before clicking OK.


    However, backing up on a regular bases is a very good idea, as if anything happens to your iPhone, you can restore from the backup.  You can even restore to a replacement iPhone, or if you upgrade to a newer iPhone, you can restore the new iPhone easily transferring all your data that has been backed up to the new device.


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