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Step 1 Tap the settings app

The "Settings" app is located on your "Home" screen.

Step 2 Tap Wi-Fi

Step 3 Choose an available network

Step 4 Go back to settings

Step 5 Tap your Apple profile

It's located at the top of the "Settings" menu.

Step 6 Tap iCloud

If prompted to sign in to your Apple account, enter your Apple ID and password then tap Sign In.

Step 7 Review your iCloud settings

The bar at the top of the page gives an overview of the total amount of storage used on your iCloud plan. Tap Manage Storage to upgrade or downgrade your current iCloud plan.
Review the list of apps under "Apps Using iCloud." Only apps with switches in the On position (green) will back up to iCloud.

Step 8 Tap iCloud Backup

Step 9 Turn iCloud Backup on

iCloud Backup is on when in the green position.

Step 10 Tap Back Up Now

A status bar will show you the progress of your backup. Backup times depend on how much stuff you are backing up.
If you get an error during backup, you may need to upgrade to a larger iCloud plan.

Step 11 You're all done

When the backup completes you are ready to set up your new phone!