iMazing: get more control over the iOS data on your Mac

Meet iMazing app on Setapp. It's a hardworking device management utility that gives you more control over the data on your devices. It serves as a workaround for the usual sync process between your Mac and your iOS phones and tablets, letting you directly access photos, texts, contacts, and more. It also doubles as a backup manager, letting you create, encrypt, and save multiple versions of your iPhone for safekeeping.

Manage all your iOS data on your Mac

Discover the best features of the iMazing app for managing iOS devices, and backups right on you Mac. Here’s how to put it to work.

Accessing Device Data

In the app’s main window, you’ll see an image of your device and a breakdown of its contents.  To manage the data on your device, click on the data type you’d like to work with. The right-hand panel will then display the data as it appears on your device. To import or export a file or group of files, select them and click the appropriate button at the bottom of the panel.

Note that you can choose to import or export to or from a native mac application like iTunes or a folder of your choice.

Transfer data over your Apple devices


Backing Up Your Device

To backup your iPhone or iPad, click the “Backup” button on the app’s main screen. Before the backup starts, you’ll be given a page of options so that you can set your preferred conditions. To change any aspect of the process, including location, encryption, and archiving, click the relevant button and make the necessary changes. When you’re ready to proceed, click “Back Up.”

Back up your iOS device to your Mac


Restoring your device from a backup

The app makes it easy to restore your device from any saved backup. Click “Restore a Backup” and choose the saved version you’d like to restore. When you’re ready to proceed, click “choose.”

Fast and easy restore data


Managing iOS

The main panel also provides some useful services for your device. It will keep track of the latest version of iOS and help you to install it if you’re ever out of date. To do so, scroll through the menu and click “Update to iOS 10.x.” Then click the “Update” button on the next screen. You can also restore iOS and erase all content on your device with the relevant buttons.

Manage iOS


iMazing app works around the usual sync process to give you unprecedented control over all of your Apple devices. Take advantage of its boundary-breaking features to back up and store your data however it suits you. Get iMazing and over 100 apps on Setapp. Sign up and use them all for free.

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