Many of the iPad users already know the importance of backing up the data stored in their devices. If you still have not backed up your iPad, the steps provided below will help you configure automatic iCloud backups in your iPad or iPhone.
Why Backup your Data
Some of the iPad and iPhone users fail to backup their devices and eventually lose their important data stored in the device. In fact, this happens many a times. You need to make sure this does not happen to you ever; and taking a backup will only a few minutes to configure.
The easiest way to have a backup of your Apple device is through the iCloud. All Apple devices come with a limited amount of internal storage, but they offer 5 GB of free cloud storage as well. Therefore, there won’t be any issues in taking advantage of the cloud space. In addition to that, when you buy a new iPad or iPhone, the device will walk you through the process of setting iCloud.
Steps to Backup your iPad Through iCloud
- The first thing you need to do is ensure that your iPad is connected to the Wi-Fi network.
- As the next step, open Settings, select iCloud, and then choose Backup to turn the feature on.
- You will need to choose Back Up Now to start saving your files to the cloud immediately. After starting the process, wait for the process to finish before disconnecting your iPad or iPhone from the Wi-Fi network.
- Verify that the backup is completed successfully by going to Settings, selecting Storage, then tapping on Manage Storage, and choosing the iPad that you just backed up.
- If the backup that you have just done in the above steps was successful, your iPad will appear with the details like the size of the backup and the time at which the backup was done.
These are the simple steps to perform a backup of your iPad device. The iCloud feature will be turned on after performing these steps and your iPad will automatically perform the backup every night. This means that you will no longer have to think about the backup again.
The backup will occur automatically every night, but only when the iPad is turned on, is connected to a Wi-Fi network, and you have enough space available in your iCloud account to save the data.