Backing up and restoring files on Apple devices via iCloud is easy. But what if you need to download or export files from iCloud Backup to a non-Apple device? This is a simple process, but the steps may vary from device to device.
You may need to download backup files to other devices or free up iCloud storage space. Learn how to download backups from iCloud on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices.
Download iCloud backup from the web
This is one of the easiest ways to download iCloud backup files to your computer or mobile device. However, keep in mind that the only file types that can be downloaded from the iCloud web platform are photos, contacts, and iCloud Drive files from the web.
Download backups to Mac and PC via iCloud Web
Go to the iCloud website (www.icloud.com) in your device’s web browser and sign in to your iCloud account.
Select the category of iCloud backup files to download. for example, Note Download all iCloud backup notes, or Photo Download iCloud Photos.
Select an album in the left sidebar, select the photos you want to download, download Menu bar icon.
Press to download all the photos in your backup Instructions + A (For Mac) or Control + A (For Windows) Select the entire library.Then select Download icon Located in the menu bar. iCloud compresses your photos into a downloadable ZIP file.
To download contacts to iCloud storage, go back to the iCloud homepage or expand the iCloud menu[連絡先。