How to backup iPhone on Linux?

How to backup iPhone on Linux? Not using iTunes or Windows.

You can backup iPhone using libimobiledevice. By the time I replied here, it supports up to iOS 7.

Please check this post for a tutorial. Actually, the methods introduced can be used on Linux systems with the libimobiledevice installed.

Backup iPhone:

idevicebackup2 backup ~/iPhoneBackups/

Unpack the backup files:

idevicebackup2 unback ~/iPhoneBackups/
Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Ma

Eric is a systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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