Apple® iPhone® - Turn iCloud® Backup On / Off

Caution iCloud requirements:

  • iPhone with iOS 5 or later
  • Mac computer with OS X Lion or later
  • PC with Windows Vista or later
  • Outlook 2007 or later


Note The steps below apply to the iPhone 4s or iPhone 4.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap the Apple profile at the top of the Settings menu.
    iCloud profile
  3. Tap iCloud.
    Note If prompted, enter the Apple ID and password then tap Sign In.
  4. Tap iCloud Backup.
  5. Tap the iCloud Backup switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
  6. If prompted, tap OK.


Note Notes:

  • Some features/services require a Wi-Fi connection, aren't available in all countries and access is limited to 10 devices.
  • For additional info, refer to Manage your iCloud storage.