Chapter 1

Syncing and Backing Up Your iPhone

In This Chapter

arrow Creating an Apple ID

arrow Understanding the syncing relationship

arrow Syncing and backing up with iCloud

arrow Keeping documents in the cloud

arrow Syncing and backing up with iTunes

arrow Buying more iCloud storage

The information in this chapter is essential to using your iPhone. Even if you only manage a bit of data like phone numbers and appointments, losing them can be a digital nightmare and sharing them with your other devices and computers is a digital dream. 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 such as an iPod touch or iPad 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 up-to-date ...

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