“I need to backup my iPhone data to external drive as there is not enough space on my computer. BTW, I hope these backup data could be in readable format if possible. How do I do that? Can any one help you solve this problem?”
For most iPhone users, backup iPhone data to iTunes is easy, but it would be a big trouble to backup these data in iPhone to external drive. When it comes to backing up iOS device to external drive, we strongly recommend iRefone, as the merits if this program are so important.
-This tool allows you to backup iPhone messages, contacts, notes, photos, whatsapp, wechat and so on.
-It could backup your iPhone data in visible and readable format as well as selectively backup the files you need.
Choose the windows or Mac version you need and download the free version, then follow the guide below to backup your iPhone data to external drive.
How to Backup iPhone Data to External Drive
Step 1. Run iRefone and connect your iPhone with computer, click on “Start”.
Step 2. Choose the data category you want to preview before backup.
Step 3. Preview the data you want to backup and select these data you need, click “Recover to PC” and select the external hard drive as destination.
Friendly reminder: On Mac, the external hard drive is usually on the desktop; as for Windows computer, the external drive is in “My Computer”.