Do you have an iPhone 12? If yes, you have one of the finest smartphones Apple has ever produced to date. But, sometimes, the best smartphones also face some issues. One good way to fix such issues is to reset the device.

Here is a table; you can read about it to learn the effectiveness and difficulty level of the four different ways.

Tools Effectiveness Difficulty Level

EaseUS MobiMover

  • It can support various video file types and is compatible with many devices
  • One-click to start
Super easy (Most recommend)
iCloud No need to download any software Moderate
Google One You need to download the software Difficult
iTunes It takes up too much RAM and suffers from various lags Moderate

Before you reset your iPhone 12, it's important to take a backup of it. Otherwise, you might lose your essential data. Apart from this, taking a backup of your iPhone is also good before upgrading to a newer device. This passage from EaseUS will present four ways to back up iPhone 12. As an iPhone 12 user, you may use any of them to take a backup of your device.

Back up iPhone 12 With EaseUS MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover is a high-end iPhone data transfer application for Windows and Mac devices. It includes all the modern-day features to fulfill your data transfer need between the same and different operating systems.

Besides this, the EaseUS MobiMover also allows you to take a backup of your iPhone easily. It offers a simple way to back up your iPhones. Here's the step-by-step process to back up your iPhone 12 with EaseUS MobiMover.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to your PC with a USB cable and click "Trust" on your device. Then launch EaseUS MobiMover and click "Backup Manager" > "Back up".

how to back up iPhone to PC - step 1

Step 2. Check the types of files you need to backup. Afterward, click the backup button to start backing up your iPhone or iPad.

how to back up iPhone to PC - step 2

Step 3. Depending on the size of the content, the time the backup will spend varies. Wait patiently for the backup to complete.

how to back up iPhone to PC - step 3

After the above steps, the EaseUS MobiMover will start backing up your iPhone 12 data. This process will take a while depending on the backup data and your internet speed.

Actually, besides the above function of helping users back up their iPhone 12 data, the EaseUS MobiMover also has some other functions, and you can read about them to have a better understanding of this software as follows:

After learning about the above features of this iPhone backup software, it is strongly recommended that you can choose this tool to fix your problem. And this software will never let you down.

Back up and Restore iPhone 12 Memory with iCloud

iCloud is the most common way to take a backup of an iPhone. This method allows you to back up and restore an iPhone directly. You don't need to connect your iPhone 12 to a Mac and PC. Here's the step-by-step guide on how to back up and restore iPhone 12 memory with iCloud.

Step 1. First of all, go to the Settings app on your iPhone 12 and follow the below navigation pattern: iCloud > iCloud Backup.

Step 2. Here, enable the iCloud Backup if it's not already enabled.

enable icloud backup

Step 3. Upon enabling the backup, it will automatically start backing up your iPhone 12 daily when connected to a power outlet, locked, and connected to Wi-Fi. Apart from this, you can also back up your iPhone 12 while using cellular data on 5G. You can turn on the Backup Over Cellular option inside the iCloud Backup.

Step 4. Besides this, you can also perform a manual backup on your iPhone 12 by tapping on the Back Up Now option.

back up now

The above is the detailed steps for you to follow. If you want more information about iCloud, you can read the following article.

Back up iPhone 12 Using Google One

Google One is another good way to back up your iPhones. However, it's a bit different from the rest of the methods. You can't back up your entire iPhone using the Google One subscription. However, it allows you to back up some files, including Google products like Photos, Calendar, and Contacts. Therefore, you can back up your iPhone to Mac. Here's the step-by-step guide to back up iPhone 12 Using Google One.


Step 1. Download and subscribe to the Google One app on your iPhone 12.

Step 2. Inside the Google One app, select the data you want to back up to the Google Cloud from your iPhone 12. It may include your photos, files, and documents.

googleone backup now

Step 3. Once the data is synced to your Google account, you can access it from anywhere by logging into the same account.

Back up iPhone 12 with iTunes

If you've got a Windows device or a Mac device with an older version (before 10.15), you can use the iTunes app to back up your iPhone 12. Also, you can transfer music from iTunes to your iPhone. It's one of the most common ways to back up iPhones via Windows computers. Here's the step-by-step guide to back up iPhone 12 with iTunes.


Step 1. Connect your iPhone to a Windows computer via a USB cable and launch the iTunes application. Make sure you're using the latest version of iTunes. Besides this, you can also set up syncing over Wi-Fi.

Step 2. Inside the iTunes app, click the iPhone button at the top left of the iTunes window.

Step 3. You're now inside your connected iPhone 12. Here, you need to click Summary and then Back Up Now to back up your connected iPhone 12.

summary back up now and click

Step 4. Moreover, you can also encrypt your backup data with a password. For this purpose, select Encrypt local backup.

encrypt the backup

Step 5. To check the backups stored on your computer, follow the below navigation pattern: Edit > Preferences>Devices

After the above steps, you are believed to have a better master of the above four ways.


There are plenty of ways to back up your 12 in 2023. If we look into the details, using iCloud to back up your iPhone 11 doesn't require using a Windows or Mac device. On the other hand, applications, such as EaseUS MobiMover and iTunes, need a Mac or Windows computer to back up an iPhone 12.

Both iCloud and iTunes are official ways to backup your iPhone 12. However, if you're looking for a faster way to get things done quickly, consider using the EaseUS MobiMover. It's a complete package to transfer data and take full backups.

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FAQs About How to Back Up iPhone 12

After learning about the above question of how to back up iPhone 12, If you have further related questions, you can read the following frequently asked questions to find the answers.

1. How to back up iPhone 12 data to an external hard drive?

You can use iTunes or EaseUS MobiMover to back up iPhone 12 data to an external hard drive.

2. How to back up iPhone 12 mini?

You can back up your iPhone 12 mini via iTunes, Finder, iCloud, or any third-party app, such as EaseUS MobiMover.

3. How to make sure my iPhone 12 is already backed up?

To ensure your iPhone 12 is backed up, you must enable iCloud Backup from the Settings app.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.

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