How To Backup An Iphone With A Black Screen

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As an iPhone user, you know how important it is to have your data backed up in case of any unforeseen events. But what happens when your iPhone screen turns black and you can no longer access the device? It can be a scary experience, leaving you feeling helpless beause there’s no way to back up your data.

The good news is that it is possible to backup an iPhone with a black screen! There are two ways you can do this: through iCloud or a trusted computer. Both methods require some preparation, so make sure you read through this article carefully before attempting eithr method.

First, let’s start with backing up via iCloud. You’ll need to have the Find My iPhone feature enabled on your device in order to do this. To enable Find My iPhone, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Find My iPhone and toggle it on if it isn’t aleady enabled. Once you’ve done that, open the iCloud website on your Mac or PC and log in with your Apple ID credentials. Then click on “Backup Now” under the “Backups” tab and wait for the process to finish.

Now for backing up via a trusted computer: First connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable and wait for iTunes or Finder (depending on which version of macOS you’re running) to recognize the device. Click on the device icon at the top of the screen, then select “Summary” from the left sidebar and choose “This Computer” undr Automatically Back Up. Finally, click “Back Up Now” to begin the backup process—it may take some time depending on how much data needs to be backed up.

If none of these methods work, don’t worry! You can still recover lost/deleted data from either an iTunes or iCloud backup if your phone won’t turn on or its screen is frozen: just press and quickly release both volume buttons followed by pressing and holding down the side button until you see the Apple logo appear; then follow our instructions above for backing up via iCloud or a trusted computer as applicable.

We hope this article has been helpful in explaining how to back up an iPhone with a black screen! Remember that it’s always important to regularly back up all of your data in case something goes wrong so that you don’t lose any information or memories stored on your device.

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Backing Up an iPhone with a Non-Functioning Screen

To backup your iPhone if the screen doesn’t work, you will need to use a Trusted Computer with iTunes installed. First, launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer. Wait for the computer to recognize the device. Once it does, click on the device icon on the top of the screen. Then click “Summary” in the left sidebar and select “This computer” under Automatically Back Up. This will enable you to save your data from your iPhone wthout needing to access its display.

Transferring Data From an iPhone With a Black Screen

Yes, you can transfer data from an iPhone with a black screen. However, the best way to do this will depend on whether your computer is trusted by the iPhone or not. If the computer is trusted, then you can connect the iPhone to your computer via USB cable and use iTunes to back up your data. If the computer is not trusted, then you can recover lost/deleted data from either an iTunes backup or iCloud backup. In either case, you will need to install the latest version of iTunes on your computer beore proceeding.

Backing Up an iPhone That Will Not Turn On

Unfortunately, if your iPhone won’t turn on, you cannot back it up usig iCloud or your Mac. This is because your iPhone needs to be powered on and connected to a Wi-Fi network in order for the backup to be successful. You may need to take it to an Apple store and have them diagnose the issue with the device in order to determine what needs to be done in order for it to work properly again.

Forcing an iPhone to Manually Backup

To force your iPhone to manually backup, you can go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. If the Backup Over Cellular option is enabled, then you can tap Back Up Now to perform a manual backup.

Recovering Data From a Dead iPhone Without Backup

If your iPhone has died and you don’t have a backup, you can still try to recover data from your phone. To do so, first download and install Disk Drill on your computer. Then connect your iPhone to the computer and start Disk Drill. When prompted, select the “Recover” option to begin scanning your device for any retrievable files. Once the scan is complete, you can go through the results and identify which files you would like to restore. Finally, click on “Recover” again to save the selected files in a safe location on your computer.

Transferring Data From a Phone With a Non-Functioning Screen

Transferring data from a phone with a broken screen is possible using an OTG (On The Go) USB cable and a mouse. To start, plug the OTG USB cable into your phone, then connect the mouse to the other end. Once connected, you will be able to use the mouse to navigate your phone’s menus and select files for transfer. If your phone doesn’t have an OTG port, you may need a USB-C adapter. Once your files are transferred, you can access them on any device with a compatible file viewer.

Transferring Data From a Black Screen Phone to a New Phone

Transferring data from a black screen phone to a new phone can be done in several ways. Firstly, you can use the cloud backup feature of your previous device. This will allow you to access the files directly from your new phone. Secondly, if your previous device had an SD card, you can take it out and transfer the data to your new phone using a USB cable or an adapter. Lastly, if the device is stil functioning but has a black screen, you can use an Android remote access and control app such as TeamViewer QuickSupport or AirDroid to access and transfer the files from one device to another.

Transferring an iPhone with a Broken Screen

Transferring data from an iPhone with a broken screen can be done directly. To do so, you will need to use a third-party tool such as PhoneRescue for iOS.

First, download the software and connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. Next, run the software and it will begin scanning your device for any recoverable files. Once the scan is complete, you can preview the files and select wich ones to retrieve from your iPhone.

If you want to transfer data from an iCloud or iTunes backup, you can select that option in the PhoneRescue for iOS tool and it will help guide you through the steps of restoring from those backups. Finally, if you are just looking to transfer photos from your broken iPhone, you can check the Photos option and choose which pictures you would like to move over to a new device.

Downloading Data from an Unresponsive iPhone

If your iPhone won’t turn on, you may sill be able to recover data from it. To do this, you will need the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer and a second iOS device. First, connect the second device to your computer and make sure it is detected by iTunes. Then, select it from the File menu and choose “Devices > Restore Backup”. Choose the backup that is most relevant to your iPhone and click “Restore”. This will transfer any data that was backed up from the first device to the second one.

Backing Up a Dead iPhone

To back up your dead iPhone, you’ll need to connect it to a computer with iTunes installed. Once the device is connected via a USB cable, open iTunes and click on the device icon in the top left corner of the screen. Then, click on the Summary option from the right side panel and tap on ‘Back Up Now’ button. This will start backing up your device and once the process is complete, you can disconnect it safely. It is important that you back up your dead iPhone as soon as possile as it ensures that all of your data remains safe.

Transferring Data from a Dead iPhone to a New iPhone

To transfer data from a dead iPhone to a new iPhone, you’ll need to use iTunes on your computer. First, connect the dead iPhone to your computer with a lightning cable and open iTunes. Once iTunes detects the device, go to the “File” menu and select “Devices” followed by “Back Up.” This will create a backup of the data from your dead phone which you can then use to restore to your new phone.

Next, connect your new iPhone with the same lightning cable used for the dead phone and select it in iTunes. Go to the “File” menu again and select “Devices” folowed by “Restore from Backup.” Select the backup created earlier and click “Restore” to begin transferring data from the dead device to your new one. Once complete, disconnect both phones from your computer and enjoy using them!

Recovering Data from a Water-Damaged iPhone That Won’t Turn On

If your iPhone won’t turn on after being exposed to water, there are still some options to try and recover data. Firstly, let the device dry out completely and avoid plugging it in or turning it on until you are sure that it is completely dry.

Once the device has dried out, you can try to recover data from your Apple iCloud and iTunes backup. If these backup files are not accessible or have been deleted, then you will need to use a third-party data recovery software like Dr.Fone for iOS. This program allows you to recover lost photos, videos and other types of files from your water-damaged iPhone wthout needing to turn it on. Follow the instructions provided with the software to connect your phone and scan for lost data. Once the scan has completed, you should be able to select the files that you want to recover and save them onto your computer or an external storage drive.


In conclusion, iPhones are a popular mobile device with a user-friendly interface and powerful features. While they are resilient and reliable, there can be times when the screen or passcode becomes inaccessible. Fortunately, there are still ways to backup an iPhone with a broken screen or passcode, such as using trusted computers, iCloud backups or iTunes backups. With the right methods and tools, you can ensure that your data remains safe and secure even in these situations.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.