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iTunes only keep one backup for each iDevice on a computer and it keeps asking for password even for backup. In your case, you can either backup it up on a new computer or find the right password. P.S. Apple support won't help on this.


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With the default 5 GB of iCloud storage, you can get a backup of your photos by turning on PhotoStream, and leaving Photos running on your Mac. The Mac will get new photos and videos added to your PhotoStream continuously, but your phone and iCloud storage will be limited to a max of 1000 items.


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Google Photos lets you store unlimited photos in high quality on their servers, just by downloading the Google Photos app. The app works great, and I've found it to be reliable. It gets 5 stars in the iOS App Store (which is really quite an achievement) and has nice extra features in the Assistant section, like auto-making videos from your photos/videos. ...


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Three options come to mind: You can use iCloud to backup to iCloud Photo Library. Just go to settings, photos, and switch on iCloud Photo Library. If you would like to backup to iTunes, just plug in your phone, open the photos app and click "import images". This will back them up to your Mac. Lastly, you could just back up your iPhone. Doing a full backup ...


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Not really. The closest thing is Time Machine, which will make a snapshot of your system every hour either to your local hard disk or to a nominated backup drive (locally or network attached). Older backups are automatically thinned out; specifically, Time Machine will keep: Local backups as space permits Hourly backups for the past 24 hours Daily backups ...


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No, Windows offers different recovery features than OS X. Particularly Windows is creating automatic (and allowing manual creation of) system restore points. Restore points are created to allow users a choice of previous system states. Each restore point contains the necessary information needed to restore the system to the chosen state. Restore points ...


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Yes, OS X does provide this. To access this you need to hold down the command + R keys when you push the on button to start up your mac, from there you should be able to reinstall, wipe, or restore from backup. Hope this helps you :) https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201314


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What if iTunes is unable to recognize broken and locked iPhone? Here are your options to access iPhone with broken screen and passcode for backup and recovery. Fix the screen and back up once the device lets you tap in the unlock code. Use a bluetooth keyboard (which was already paired) to enter the password. In case one small area of the screen still ...


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Check any computer you connect the phone to see if it has a backup. Then check in iCloud.com to see your last backup. If you have paired a bluetooth keyboard, use that to unlock the device. Also - the screen could be out but the digitizer might still work. Can you put another iPhone 6 next to yours and go through the motions to enter the PIN by tapping where ...


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There's a free app available in the App Store called My Contacts Backup which backs up all your contacts (free version is limited to 500 contacts) into a VCF file which you could then use to import in icloud.com by clicking on the Cog Wheel on the bottom left corner in the Contacts section and then clicking on the Import vCard... option from that menu. ...


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Switching Apple IDs If you go to Settings > iCloud and Sign Out, everything should stay safely on your phone with the exception of iCloud Drive documents and photos from your Photo Library. If you were to then sign into a different Apple ID, such as a newly created one, you could turn things like Contacts and Calendars. I say should because if you get any ...


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iCloud is your most hassle-free bet. On your 5s, go to Settings > iCloud. You'll find the following settings. • iCloud Drive: Any apps turned on here may store content in iCloud without the use of iCloud Backup. This means when you get your new phone, you can set it up as new and still have access to the same content if you redownload the apps. • Photos: ...


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The reason behind is because your device is not locked. As stated in this Apple document that in order to "Automatically back up with iCloud Backup" Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on in Settings > iCloud > Backup Connect your device to a power source Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network Make sure that your device's screen is locked Check that ...


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I found that simply reinstalling OS X was the way to go. It was really straightforward, and didn't even take that long. Just searched the App Store for the El Capitan installer, and it installed over the current installation - notably, without erasing or messing with any of my user files held in the home folder. This recreated the recovery partition, and ...


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Why your photos are not in iCloud Photos Now when I open iClould I see its completely blank. Photos do not appear on iCloud.com unless iCloud Photo Library was turned on; from your description, it seems that it is not turned on: that is why the Photos section of iCloud is completely blank. You evidently did not have iCloud Photo Library turned on, so ...


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If you still have the Recovery partition, you can transfer the partition manually. The example given below was generated using two sparse disk images and Yosemite (OS X 10.10.5). You may have to jump though hoops that I did not have to. Some of these hoops are: El Capitan and later users may need to disable System Integrity Protection (SIP). To enter some ...


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First of all, you need to make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes (Currently v12.4.2) installed on your mac so that it supports the latest version of iOS. Secondly, you can't restore an iPhone with a later version of iOS (iOS 9.3.2) to an iPhone with an older version (for instance, iOS 8.x). So make sure you've updated your new iPhone 6 to the ...


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From iCloud: iCloud storage and backup overview: Here’s what iCloud backs up: […] Photos and videos on your iOS devices However, if you turn on iCloud Photo Library on your iOS device (iOS 8.1 or later) or Mac (OS X v10.10.3 or later), your photos and videos are already stored in iCloud, so they aren’t included in your iCloud ...


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The problem I reproduced on many versions of MacOS X (Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan) which are using a much too old version of rsync (2.6.9) and with more recent versions built with Macports (3.x) is solved with version 3.1.2. Standard MacOS X rsync 2.6.9 → failure ••On_my_Mac••% /usr/bin/rsync -avE example example2 building file list ... ...


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According to Apple overview of iCloud backup photos are only included in iCloud backups when iCloud Photo Library is not enabled. Photos and videos on your iOS devices However, if you turn on iCloud Photo Library on your iOS device (iOS 8.1 or later) or Mac (OS X v10.10.3 or later), your photos and videos are already stored in iCloud, so they aren’t ...


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Time Machine will continue to perform hourly backups, rotating through your backup drives. Each drive will contain a full, independent backup of your source drive. This provides redundancy for your backup system, if that is what you seek. In case one of your backup drives fails, you still have another. This can prove particularly useful if you keep one of ...


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I have been investigating a product called CloudBacko which does exactly that. It claims Windows, Mac, Exchange, and more backed up to Google Drive, OneDrive, S3, and many more, even aggregating multiple destinations. It seems to be based on a white-label backup product called Ashay. The Home version is free and claims to offer some support for versioning ...


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After talking to Apple Support and trying various things, I conclude that this is a bug in iCloud. I've made the following observations: Backups to iTunes always have the size they should have (about 2.8GB in my case) Backups to iCloud when first created are of the correct size and then constantly grow (after I month I saw about 10GB). Apple Support has ...


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You can restore your backup to another iOS device to recover your photos, if they were included in your original iCloud backup. You can find detailed instructions on this Apple Support page: Restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a backup


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I found an answer on the Ars Technica forum, which helped to get the issue resolved: http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=1225417 The file at /Library/Preferences/com.apple.security.plist contained the following text: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/...


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No, each Time Machine backup disk will backup the same set of items. From Apple Support page on using multiple backup disks: If you designated items that shouldn’t be backed up, the list of excluded items applies to all backup disks. If you feel that your backup is too large, you can exclude some unnecessary files from Time Machine backups, for ...


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You can exclude items from a backup to save space on your backup disk, or to exclude items you back up using another method. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Time Machine. Click Options. Click the Add button , then select one or more items. You can also drag items to the list. To remove an item, select it, then click the Remove button . ...


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I experienced a similar problem. So what I did was connect my iPhone 6S to the iTunes with which it was earlier synced. From there I deleted all the music, movies, and photos from my iPhone. After deleting the media I connected my phone to my new mac and it synced perfectly without showing that error message again. Hope this works for you as well.


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First, you need to connect your WD external hard drive to your Mac. And follow the Support of Apple that how to import photos and videos from your iPhone. Remember to select Mac Version. If this method doesn't work. You should try about some 3rd party tools like FonePaw iOS Transfer or Wondershare which are professional on data transfer. Just connect your ...


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While simply copying the directories mentioned in the question does not help (presumably, there is some database somewhere containing the uuids to the calendars and one has to copy that as well), it is possible to manually import the *.ics files by simply opening them. Update It seems that copying the folders and then rebooting actually does restore the ...


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@grgarside is on the money - this happens when there are two connections to the backup from the same IP. On my network I stopped it from happening by disabling guest access to the backup drive(s). On the server machine, Login to OS X Server click File Sharing click on the settings tab select the backup drive in question uncheck the box Enable Guest ...


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You basically can't. There's no way to view this either on an iPhone/iPad or over at iCloud.com. If you ever need to access a list of backups, contact apple at https://getsupport.apple.com.


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Yes that is exactly one of the reasons it's great to have a Time Machine backup. With the new Mac, if you want to restore the data from the Time Machine backup, ensure it is connected to the new Mac. Then power on the new Mac and follow the setup instructions. When you get to the question asking if you want to migrate data you would choose the option to do ...


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After searching, I've found that generally, even though this is the stated timing the best you are likely to see is every 2-3 hours for this size drive. Sometimes a backup will stall, and the software will restart, so I have a few daily backups remaining that time stamp as late as 6 am, showing there was at least a 6 hour gap. That said, I have a ...


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Did you ever sync or backup to iTunes? If you could restore from backup from iTunes that wouldn't be a problem, but short of that you could still see if it has the app you could copy to your phone. Not sure if that would include the documents and data though. If by any chance that app syncs over iCloud or some other cloud service, the raw files may still be ...


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The simplest way to back up is to purchase a new lightning to USB cable. You can easily get all your photos and videos off the device, and many other apps support using iTunes to retrieve app data. The ability to jump from app to app with a mouse or trackpad rather than tapping and sharing on the iPhone screen makes the process more efficient and less ...


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Use a NAS as your backup solution. Please see the link https://www.synology.com/en-global/solution/Apple I have got DS216 as home&office backup solution, it works very well for backing up windows laptop, MAC books and iPhone(s). Can also setup a quickConnect, which allows you to access your files in the cloud as long as your NAS is running.


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If you plan on getting another iPhone iCloud backs up everything on your iPhone—every game's data, every app's data, your health data, your messages, your phone logs, your settings, your Homekit data, your photos and videos, everything. If you get a new iPhone, when setting it up, you can choose to set it up from a backup, and that new phone will have all ...


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There shouldn't be a problem. I believe I've done an iCloud transfer from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 7.0.4, which is a much larger gap. If anything, going from iOS 9.3.2 to iOS 8.4.1 might be a problem, but you aren't doing that, so you'll be fine. iCloud is built with moving to a new device in mind. It wouldn't make much sense for Apple to make it impossible to ...


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Yeah. you can restore it. there're many software that can scan your iPhone and lost all your data deleted or existing on your iPhone, you can preview and find if there are the files that you want to recover.


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Once erased by the failed passcode attempts, the phone will be put in Activation Lock (assuming you have iOS 7 or later and have enabled Find My iPhone). You will need to unlock it using the Apple ID it is linked to. From there, you can restore the phone from a previous backup.


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By default, iCloud storage is 5GB large. So if you're saying under Settings > iCloud > Storage you're seeing 5GB available, then yes your iCloud storage's been emptied.



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