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Backup/Restore iPhone 4S with iCloud

Firstly, let's see what iCloud can do: iCloud lets you backup music, TV shows, apps, and books, photos and videos, device settings (for example, Phone Favorites, Wallpaper, and Mail, Contacts, Calendar accounts);, app data, Home screen and app organization, Messages (iMessage, SMS, and MMS), ringtones, and more.

You can backup iPhone 4S with iCloud, as well as restore iPhone 4S with iCloud storage - a cloud storage and cloud computing service that allows users to store data for download to multiple devices such as iPhone, iPod, iPad, Mac or Windows.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to restore iPhone 4S and backup iPhone 4S with iCloud respectively.

Tips: If you need to transfer files from iPod to your PC, the iStonsoft iPod Transfer is your wise choice.

Part 1: How to Backup iPhone 4S through iCloud?

Automatic method: Open iPhone. Then go to Settings > iCloud > Backup & Storage. The data on your iPhone 4S will be saved to iCloud on daily basis as long as your device is connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi, Connected to a power source, Screen locked.

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Manual method: Connect your iPhone 4S to Internet with WiFi. Open Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup. Then Choose Back Up Now. Please note, the following things are not backuped up to iCloud - Music and TV Shows not purchased from the iTunes Store, Movies, Podcasts and audiobooks, Photos that were originally synced from your computer.

Part 2: How to Restore iPhone 4S with iCloud

Open iTunes, then go to Setup Assistant, choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" and enter your iCloud account and password. You will see the 3 recent backups, select the back up and click restore. To check if the restore is completed, please go to see Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup.

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Related: How to Transfer Movies from iPad to iCloud, Transfer Photos from iCloud to iPhone