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Can I do an incremental iCloud backup on my iPhone 8 plus

iPhone 8 Plus, iOS 11.2

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Dec 13, 2017 6:57 PM in response to BGfromSD In response to BGfromSD

Bear with me.

When you do the initial iCloud backup, it takes a while because it is backing up everything. After the initial backup, it updates files that changed since the last backup.


When you restore from that backup- it locks that backup file, and creates a new backup. Until you restore from that backup.


Same in iTunes. When you restore from the backup - it is locked and will not be updated anymore.


If this is not your question, please specify what you mean by incremental backup -

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