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What is the best FREE software for backing up everything in iPhone?

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Dear EE experts,

What is the best FREE software for backing up everything in iPhone?
Such as:
- Contact numbers
- Messages
- Photos

Thank you!
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Question by:Stiebel Eltron
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John Hurst earned 500 total points
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Best "FREE" is iTunes. It does everything you want, and if the phone is damaged somehow, the new phone can restore from the backup very quickly. It backs up your whole phone.  I have done this.

Camera roll should be backed up with the CD window to your computer. Apple treats camera roll differently.
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by:Stiebel Eltron
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Sorry, I forgot to mention, aside from iTunes, Mr. John, are there any other FREE software out there?
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by:John Hurst
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I have not seen anything and iTunes is well mated to iPhone.  If you Google for "back up iPhone" all the answers use iTunes.

For just Documents (not music or your whole phone), I use Dropbox in addition to iTunes.
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by:VB ITS
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You can have a look at Sync iOS: http://www.syncios.com/features.html

I've used CopyTrans in the past as well but it's not free: http://www.copytrans.net/
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by:Stiebel Eltron
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Hi VB ITS, I found Syncios is ok, but I can't find how to backup the contact numbers. Is it possible to backup contact numbers?
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by:John Hurst
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If you will not use iTunes, you can use Companionlink to sync Calendar, Contacts, and Notes. I have used this and it works. Then you can use the other products to sync the rest.
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by:Stiebel Eltron
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The latest version did what I required...
Everything was backed up... Great!
Thank you Mr. John!
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@stiebel  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
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