2018 Backup iPhone to External Hard Drive without iTunes

Last Updated : Sep 7, 2018 | Written by Jason

iPhone to external hard drive backup software is your saver this time!

Not enough storage space on your Macbook Pro/Macbook Air or Windows computer for iPhone backup files, iPhone photos and videos? Here you can instantly and directly backup iPhone to external hard drives, SSDs flash drives, CD-RW discs, and even NAS devices without taking up any computer storage space, with ENCRYPTION!

Backup iPhone X/8/7 to External Hard Drive without iTunes
Backup iPhone to External Hard Drive

DearMob iPhone Manager

DearMob iPhone Manager is a professional iPhone backup tool designed to sync and backup iPhone without data loss and with encryption.
1. Supports for Direct-attached storage(DAS) and Network-attached storage(NAS) , thus allowing users to backup and transfer iPhone data directly to external hard drives, USB drives, CD-RW, as well as NAS devices.
2. Handles 12 types of iPhone data including Photo, Music, Video, Book, Calendar, SMS, Contact, and lets you choose where to backup iPhone to.

How to Backup iPhone to External Hard Drive Directly?

DearMob iPhone Manager allows you to save and backup iPhone videos, music, iPhone photos and other data to external hard drives, SSD card, USB drives, HHD, CD-RW, directly without occupying any computer storage space.

Set iPhone Backup Location

Backup iPhone to External Hard Drive

Step 1: Install DearMob iPhone Manager on your Mac or Windows computer and launch it;

Step 2: Connect your iPhone X/8/7 to computer via lightning cable;

This iPhone backup software will auto-detect your iPhone iOS device and build connection. The available storage, iOS version and battery status will also be presented for your consideration.

Step 3: Click gear wheel icon on the top right side;

A dialog window will pop up providing settings on Path and Options

Step 4: Click the "Pen" icon to edit default path for each items.

You can set the default export path of iPhone photo, music, video, and other data to target external hard drives respectively.

Step 5: Click "OK" to apply changes.

Backup iPhone Video to External Hard Drive

Since you've already set the default iPhone to external hard drive backup location, you can now backup iPhone videos:

Backup iPhone Videos to External Hard Drive

Step 1: Click DearMob iPhone Manager "Video" button;

Step 2: Select iPhone photos to transfer to external hard drive;

You can "Select All" video or select several video randomly.

Step 3: Click "Export" button to export iPhone videos to external hard drive;

Tip and Notes: It's also recommended that you backup iPhone text messages regularly when you need to put it away for a while.

Save iPhone Photos Directly to External Hard Drive

Since you've already set the default iPhone to external hard drive backup location, you can now backup iPhone photos:

Backup iPhone Photos to External Hard Drive

Step 1: Click DearMob iPhone Manager "Photo Transfer" button;

Step 2: Select iPhone photos to transfer to external hard drive;

You can "Select All" photos or select several photos randomly.

Step 3: Click "Export" button to export iPhone photos in original format or JPG;

iPhone live photos will be exported followed with an MOV file.

How to Move iPhone Backup to External Hard Drive?

To move iPhone backup file to external hard drive requires that you find iPhone backup location and corresponding backup files.

Move iPhone Backup to External Hard Drive

Step 1: Find your iPhone backup location by clicking "i" icon to visit backup file info under "restore iPhone backup files" tab.

Step 2: Locate your iPhone backup files in computer and copy-paste them to your external hard drive.

Note: Since DearMob iPhone Manager applies incremental backup type like iTunes does, you'd better keep and save all those backup files in line in one place instead of missing any file in between.

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