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Apple iPhone/iPad backup?

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ormerodrutterFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Dear experts,

Just need some reassurance on iPhone/iPad backups. Hope someone would have the answers before I spend time look for them. :)

1. The usual backup from iTunes only backup photos, messages etc. It doesn't backup purchased Apps and music?

2. Apps and music have to be backup separately using the Transfer Purchased option from iTunes?

3. If I backup Apps and Music for more than one devices onto the same laptop (different users so different Apple IDs), would iTunes create a separate backup folder (or store?) for each IDs? So User1 music won't be restored onto User2 iPad if I sign-in with the correct ID?

4. When iTunes transfer apps and music onto a laptop where is the location? Assuming it is just a folder on my laptop (like iTunes backup) can I rename the folder to a more meaning name but iTunes will still pick up the right one if I need to restore?

Thanks in advance for help.

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