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Mac Format - - YOUR NEXT IPHONE -

We use our iPhones for much more than mak­ing calls, so when you switch to a new one you’ll want to make sure you have all of your in­for­ma­tion backed up. Ap­ple’s iCloud sys­tem is about as seam­less as you can get, run­ning silently while we sleep and mak­ing sure ev­ery­thing we’ve done through­out our day is safe and se­cure. So if you haven’t been run­ning reg­u­lar back­ups on your iPhone, head over to your iCloud set­tings by open­ing the Set­tings app > iCloud > Stor­age & Backup and switch them on. Make sure that you have an up-to-date backup by tap­ping Backup Now.

If 5GB of iCloud stor­age isn’t enough to store all of your data, Ap­ple of­fers easy and rel­a­tively af­ford­able up­grad­ing so you don’t have to leave any­thing be­hind. Up to iOS 7, you could pur­chase an ad­di­tional 10GB for £14 a year, 20GB for £28 or 50GB for £70. But with iOS 8’s new iCloud Drive, the op­tions have be­come more en­tic­ing: 79p (99¢) per month will get you 20GB of space, or £2.99 ($3.99) will ex­pand your

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