After learning to set up iPhone SE (2020), the thing you should learn next is to backup up the data. It’s not just because Apple tells you so, but also to avoid the risk of losing your precious moments captured by your iPhone camera and any other important files inside. If by any chance your iPhone gets damaged or stolen, at least you still have a copy of your files that can be restored anytime. Here, you will learn how to backup data iPhone SE (2020) to iCloud.
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What Is iCloud Storage?
iCloud storage is Apple’s cloud-based service to store backup data and apps of your Apple devices. How does it work? When you backup iPhone SE (2020) to iCloud, the files are sent out and stored in Apple’s logical pool over the Internet. This kind of backup allows you to copy and access data from anywhere remotely as long as you have an Internet connection. Instead of investing in an external hard disk, you need to pay a monthly subscription for an iCloud plan.
How To Backup iPhone SE (2020) To iCloud
To Backup iPhone SE (2020) to iCloud, you need to sign in using your Apple ID. Once it’s done, iCloud is also activated automatically and you will get 5 GB iCloud storage for free. Now, you can store photos, videos, notes, and the other files to your iCloud storage as a copy. You don’t need cable, computer, nor an external hard drive. All you need is a stable WiFi network and available iCloud storage. Then, follow these steps.
- On the Home screen, open the Settings app. Unlock your iPhone first if necessary.
- Tap on your name on the top of the Settings screen.
- Tap iCloud and scroll down to find the iCloud Backup section. Then, tap it.
- Toggle the button next to iCloud Backup into a green color.
- To backup iPhone SE (2020) to iCloud, tap Backup Now.
- Wait for the backup process to finish. You can do this method regularly every week, every two days, or any time you feel like it.
As long as the iCloud Backup is activated, it will automatically backup your iPhone data every day whenever it is connected to a WiFi network. If your iPhone backup failed, you probably don’t have enough space available on your iCloud storage. It’s suggested to upgrade your iCloud plan to 50 GB ($0.99/month) or to 2 TB ($9.99/month).