How to Backup iPod Touch Fast and Easily
Your iPod Touch probably contains some pretty expensive data, you definitely don't want to lose that kind of information. But what would happen to your files, photos, and everything else if your iOS device were lost, stolen, or severely damaged? If you backed up your data, it will all still be available to you in a pinch.
There are 3 common methods to backup your iPod touch, using iCloud, iTunes or third part software tools.
1. You can’t look into iCloud or iTunes backup file until the whole backup file is restored to your iOS devices.
2. iTunes can't backup all kind of data, such as app, app data, downloaded music from Internet or imported from CDs, and so on.
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Method 1: How to Backup iPod Touch to iCloud
Step 1: Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Tap Settings, then scroll down and tap iCloud.
Step 3: Scroll down, tap Backup, and make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on.
Step 4: Tap Back Up Now. Stay connected to your Wi-Fi network until the process completes.
Step 5: Make sure that the backup finished: Tap Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage, then select your device. The backup should appear in the details with the time and backup size.
Method 2: How to Backup iPod Touch Using iTunes
Step 1: Connect your iOS device to a computer with the latest version of iTunes installed
Step 2: Select your iOS device in iTunes under Devices
Step 3: Right-click (or Control-click) the device and select Back Up
Step 4: If don't want to encrypt your backup file, just click Back Up Now
Step 5: After the process ends, you can see if your backup finished successfully in iTunes Preferences > Devices. (If you're using iTunes for Windows, choose Edit > Devices from the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window.) You should see the name of your device with the date and time that iTunes created the backup.
Method 3: How to Backup iPod Touch to Computer with iOS Backup Tool
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Step 1: Connect your iPod Touch to the computer. If you have several iPods and want to put all songs there onto your PC, it takes it easy to support unlimited iPods at once.
Step 2: Click the button as below to manage your iPod content by categories.
Step 3: Choose categories you want to backup.
Step 4: Choose the files you want to backup, and click to PC/Mac button.
This tool will backup your iPod Touch faster than iCloud or iTunes. For example, backup over 7000 songs from iPod onto PC hard drive in only about 25 minutes, but the transferring speed also depends on USB cable, computer hard disk format, as well as other external factors.
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