Chapter 1: Syncing and Backing Up Your iPhone

In This Chapter

check.png Creating an Apple ID

check.png Understanding the syncing relationship

check.png Syncing and backing up with iCloud

check.png Keeping documents in the cloud

check.png Syncing and backing up with iTunes

check.png Buying more iCloud storage

The information in this chapter is essential to using your iPhone, especially if you manage a lot of data like phone numbers and appointments that you don’t want to lose and that you like to access from other devices, such as a computer or iPad. We explain the theory behind syncing, and then go through, step-by-step, how to sync the data between your iPhone, your computer, and other iOS devices using iCloud or iTunes. We outline how to back up everything on your iPhone and then use the backup should you lose everything on your iPhone. Lastly, we give you the steps you need to keep your iPhone and apps up-to-date with the latest versions. ...

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