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The Connected Apple Family: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV by Dan Moren, Jeff Carlson

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Chapter 6. Back Up Important Data

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Disasters happen: It’s a fact of life. And while you can’t prevent disasters, unexpected as they are, it’s important to do your best to prepare for them. In the case of your computer, that means backing up your data. Regularly. And preferably in more than one place.

Fortunately, there are a variety of good options to make sure that you’ve got copies of all of your data, for both your Mac and your iOS devices, so that if—when—disaster does strike, you can be back on your feet in no time.

Back Up an iOS Device to iCloud

The best kind of backup is the kind that you don’t have to think about, and that’s where iCloud ...

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