Backup & restore: Apple iPhone 5c

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Apple iPhone 5c.

 

 

 

 

Back up data

 

Back up apps

To back up your apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iCloud.
    • Important: iCloud requires a Wi-Fi data connection.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Tap the slider next to the desired apps.

 

 

Back up contacts

To back up your contacts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iCloud.
    • Important: iCloud requires a Wi-Fi data connection.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Tap Contacts to switch the slider ON.
  5. If prompted, select to Merge contacts with iCloud.

 

 

Back up media & pictures

 

To back up your media and pictures, follow these steps:

 

Using your phone

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iCloud.
    • Important: iCloud requires a Wi-Fi data connection.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Tap Photos.
  5. Tap My Photo Stream to turn the slider ON.
  6. Tap Camera Roll to turn the slider ON.

 

Using computer - PC or Mac

Use iTunes to backup your information.

 

 

Restore data

 

Restore apps

To restore backed up apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iCloud.
    • Important: iCloud requires a Wi-Fi data connection.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Tap the slider next to the desired apps.

 

 

Restore contacts

To restore backed up contacts, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iCloud.
    • Important: iCloud requires a Wi-Fi data connection.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Tap Contacts to switch the slider ON.
  5. If prompted, select to Merge contacts with iCloud.

 

 

Restore media & pictures

To restore backed up media and pictures, follow these steps:

 

Using device

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap iCloud.
    • Important: iCloud requires a Wi-Fi data connection.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
  4. Tap Photos.
  5. Tap My Photo Stream to turn the slider ON.
  6. Tap Camera Roll to turn the slider ON.

 

Using computer - PC or Mac

Use iTunes to restore your information.