Backup files and photos to pCloud

How to Backup your iPad / iPhone 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.

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

Tap the context menu for a folder and select "Backup to Remote Location".

Backup your Photos to pCloud from your iPhone / iPad

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

pCloud iPhone backup solution

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.

Backup your iPhone photos

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".

Confirm your backup preferences

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 straigth to your Backup folder.

View your backup tasks on iPhone and iPad
Please note access to pCloud and the Backup feature are only available in FileBrowserGo and FileBrowser for Business.

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