How to Speed up Slow iPhone Backup?

Are you facing the problem of iPhone slow backup? Is your iPhone taking much time for creating and restoring backup? Many iPhone users may experience this problem while syncing it with iTunes and it may require long duration for completing the backup process. But don't worry, as here you can get the relevant information and tips that can be tried for enhancing the speed of iPhone backup and restoring data on Mac as well as windows operating system.


There are several reasons for such slow backup. Firstly, there may be large number of images stored in your camera roll and it may require long duration of time for copying the images. Thus making the iPhone backup extremely slow. It is advised to delete such images. Backup your iPhone on a regular basis by copying the images on your PC. Once the process gets completed, delete the original images present in the phone. This step has also been recommended by Apple Support for resolving iPhone slow backup and it really works!

Further you can try deleting unused and old apps present in your iPhone. The presence of old and unused apps can be another reason for slowing down the backup process. However deleting them can greatly increase the speed as there will be less data for transferring during iPhone backup process. Moreover, deleting the old media files can also decrease the backup time and effective step for overcoming this problem to a great extent. Actually, media files such as movies, albums and videos require good amount of time for getting copied and hence it should be deleted.

Apart from the above mentioned tips, you should also try to backup your iPhone regularly. If you create a backup after long time frame, it will require more time for copying data and will result in iPhone slow backup. However, if you are in habit of creating backup within short interval, it will speed up the backup process. One can also try upgrading the latest version such as iPhone OS 4. it increases the speed of future backups and restoration process.

However, even after following the above mentioned tips, you are facing the problem of iPhone slow backup, it is advised to reset your iPhone back to factory settings. Once resetting the iPhone to original factory settings will cause loss of important data stored in iPhone. So it is advised to use iPhone backup software to create a backup of the data before resetting the iPhone.



Connect iPhone to system after installing the iphone backup software. The software will automatically detect it and will show the list of file from the iPhone.


Choose the files you want to take backup and click on export button.


After you click Export button, the under given window will pop up, you can choose either backup to computer or itunes directly.


When backup is finished a window will pop up displaying message as 'export finished' after which you can see it from the location stored in.




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