How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Before you get started, learn the difference between making backups with iCloud and iTunes and choose the method that’s best for you. In case you ever need an alternative backup, you can make one in iCloud and another in iTunes.
Choose a backup method below
If you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ll have a copy of your information to use in case your device is ever replaced, lost, or damaged.