By Jim Karpen
It's important to keep your iPhone or iPad backed up. It’s especially important to back it up before you install the latest iOS update. Having a full and recent backup is the fastest way to restore your iPhone should something happen to it. Plus, the iCloud backup will restore all your settings as well. For convenience, you can set your iPhone or iPad to automatically back up via iCloud when your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network, plugged in, and locked. You can also manually tell it to back up. Here’s how to back up your iPhone to iCloud.