How to Archive an iTunes Backup of iPhone or I Pad

How to Archive an iTunes Backup of iPhone or I Pad

In this post i will show how to archive an iTunes backup of iPhone or I Pad

1. Open the iTunes application if you have not done so already on Mac or Windows

2. Optionally, start and complete a new encrypted backup to iTunes if you wish to create a fresh backup to archive then proceed when finished

3. Pull down the iTunes menu and choose “Preferences”

4. Go to the “Devices” tab in iTunes Preferences

5. Under the Device Backups list locate the device backup you want to archive, then right-click on that backup and choose “Archive

6. Ensure that the iPhone or iPad backup has been archived by checking for the lock icon and date stamp on the backup name, when finished click on “OK” to exit out of iTunes