Backup files and photos to pCloud

How to Backup your iPhone / iPad documents to pCloud

Here we show you how to back up your photos or files from your iPad / iPhone to pCloud, using FileBrowser's easy to use Backup feature.

Ensure you have connected to your pCloud account with FileBrowser. If you haven't, see our Connect to pCloud Guide.

Select a Folder to Backup

Browse into a folder such as My Private Files or Photo Library using FileBrowser.

Tap the context menu for a folder and select "Create a Backup Task".

Select your pCloud Drive

Then select the location you want to back it up to for example "pCloud".

Choose the Folder to Backup to

Once you are in the chosen folder tap the top item "Backup to (folder name)".

FileBrowser will create a new sub-folder here for this backup.

Check your Preferences

Now you can set your preferences for this Backup task such as:

  • Automatic Sync. This will backup periodically.
  • File Types. Enter a list of file extensions to Backup. Leave empty to Backup all files.
  • Sync newer than. Choose a date to only backup files created after this date.

Once done tap "Confirm".

Check your Backup Task

Once setup you will see your Backup tasks under the Sync Files Section.

Tap the tick icon to trigger an immediate Backup.

Tap the pCloud icon to go straight to your Backup folder.

Estimated Time: 2 minutes
Please note access to pCloud and the Backup feature are only available in FileBrowserGo and FileBrowser Professional.

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