This wikiHow explains how to back up iPhone photos. You can backup your photos to Google Photos, to iCloud, or to your iTunes account on your computer.

EditBacking up Your Photos with iCloud

  1. Tap settings on your home screen. This icon has a grey wheel on it.
  2. Tap on your name at the top of the screen.
  3. Tap on iCloud .
  4. Tap .
  5. Turn the iCloud photos ****on to the on position . You should now be able to view your photos from any device with iCloud enabled.

    • To view your save photos, just open the iCloud app or navigate to in a web browser and login to your account. You'll have to select to view your photos.

EditBacking up Your Photos to iTunes

  1. Launch iTunes from your computer. Double click on the iTunes icon, or search for it using the Spotlight search in the top right corner of your screen.
  2. Plug in your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable. If prompted, tap on on your phone screen.
  3. Click on the small iPhone icon in iTunes. This is located at the top of the menu screen.
  4. Click on . You should see this on the menu bar on the left hand side of the iTunes window.

    • If you've already set up your photos to backup to iCloud, you can view them by opening iCloud and logging into your account.[1]

  5. Select a location to backup your photos to. You can choose to backup your photos to a specific folder, or back them up to your photos app .
  6. Select which photos or videos to sync. You can either sync all of your photos and videos, or select certain albums to backup to your computer.[2]
  7. Click on . While your photos should automatically sync, you can manually begin the process by clicking on .

EditBacking up Your Photos with Google Photos

  1. Open the Google Photos app on your iPhone. The icon has a small colorful pinwheel on it.

    • If you do not have Google Photos app you can download it from the App Store.

  2. Login to your Google account if you aren't automatically signed in.
  3. Tap . This is located at the top right corner of the screen.
  4. Tap settings .Advertisement

  5. Tap .
  6. Turn on . This will backup your photos whenever you are connected to Wifi.


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