Apple iPad Air iOS 8

Apple iPad Air

Back up your tablet's memory - Apple iPad Air iOS 8

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Before updating the tablet software, it's recommended that you back up the memory to ensure that no data is lost. It can also be useful to back up the device memory regularly to ensure that no data is lost in case of defects and crashes.

Apple iPad Air iOS 8
Step 1 of 12

Select option

Select one of the following options:
Back up the memory using iTunes, go to 1a.
Back up the memory using iCloud, go to 1b.

Step 2 of 12

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 3 of 12

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 4 of 12

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

To start backup manually:
Click iPad.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 5 of 12

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Click iCloud or This computer.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 6 of 12

1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Click Back Up Now.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 7 of 12

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Settings.

To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Step 8 of 12

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press iCloud.
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.

To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Step 9 of 12

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Backup.

To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Step 10 of 12

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press the indicator next to "iCloud Backup" until the function is turned on.

To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Step 11 of 12

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press OK.

To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Step 12 of 12

1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Back Up Now.

To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.

1. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Back up the memory using iTunes, go to 1a.
Back up the memory using iCloud, go to 1b.
Apple iPad Air iOS 8

2. 1a - Back up the memory using iTunes

Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, backup may start automatically.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
To start backup manually:
Click iPad.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click iCloud or This computer.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click Back Up Now.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.

3. 1b - Back up the memory using iCloud

Press Settings.
To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Press iCloud.
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.
To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Press Backup.
To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Press the indicator next to "iCloud Backup" until the function is turned on.
To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Press OK.
To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.
Press Back Up Now.
To synchronise the contents of your tablet with iCloud continuously, press the indicator next to the required data type until synchronisation is turned on.