Almost every iPhone user use iTunes to manage data between iPhone and computer. But iTunes has some restrictions that fall short of a few basic and important features. And third party iOS management tools such as AnyTrans break the sync boundaries to bring you full-way transfer across iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, iCloud and computer. Well if you are looking for a perfect iTunes alternative for iOS data management, AnyTrans would be a good choice. That not only copy any type of media from your computer to your iOS device or from your device to your computer But also create and manage your device backups. What more, can also transfer WhatsApp chats along with photos, videos, music, etc, and LINE, Viber as well, from iPhone to another. Sounds interesting, here more details of AnyTrans features and how it works.


AnyTrans is a lightweight iOS data manager bundled bunch of features, including transferring data between iPhone and Mac/PC/iDevice, complete iPhone backup and restore solution, downloading Youtube videos, as well as migrating data from Android to iOS.


AnyTrans Features

  • Enables you to take control of the data on your iOS devices, iTunes and iCloud such as music, photos, contacts, etc.
  • supports transferring data between computers and iOS devices; from iTunes to iOS devices, as well as downloading & uploading data from iCloud.
  •  Helps you to transfer all of the data from your old iOS device onto your new iOS device, and transfer from Android to iPhone as well.
  • Offers a More Flexible Backup Solution include Full Backup, Incremental Backup, and Air Backup.
  • Help make a real full backup that covers 10 more types than iTunes, ensuring everything is within reach. Or users can also enjoy the ease of wireless & automatic backup.
  • Transfer original iPhone photos to the computer rather than creating compressed pictures or thumbnails.
  • Supports other various file types such as videos, audio, notes, calendars, documents and many more.
  • Transfer WhatsApp chats along with photos, videos, music, etc., and LINE, Viber as well, from iPhone to another, or 1 click back up & restore as they want

AnyTrans Backup Manager

Along with above-listed features, AnyTrans offers a flexible backup manager which contains 3 backup solutions: Full Backup, Incremental Backup, and Air Backup.

 With AnyTrans, you can manage iTunes backup and AnyTrans backup in an easy way, including viewing backups, deleting redundant backups, transferring backups to computer and creating new backups.

  • To get started first download and install AnyTrans from the iMobie official website.
  • launch the software, and you need to activate the product to unlock full features.
  • Now select backup manager, here you have 3 options,

Full Backup: Creates a backup of all device data

Incremental Backup: One time creates full backup all device data, And next time onwards it only backup new data that is not in the existing backups.

Restore: That allows restore data from old iTunes backup, iCloud backup, and even AnyTrans backup.

To make sure your lost data are perfectly included, AnyTrans lets you view every piece of data in your backup. You can then pick up what you lost, and restore selected items to iPhone or iPad. No more blind full restore.

Well, the latest AnyTrans 7.5 offers a new social message manager that allows transfer WhatsApp chats along with photos, videos, music, etc., and LINE, Viber as well, from iPhone to another.

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Overall AnyTrans is a great premium iTunes alternative offered by iMobie to manage your iPhone, iPad from PC and Mac. It performs many tasks especially file transfer and backup services very conveniently even better than iTunes and other IOS managers. Install the free trial and test the program, If you have the program already installed and used share your feedback on comments below.

Steve Ballmer
With over 7 years of experience in the IT industry, I have experience in IT support, helpdesk, sysadmin, network admin, and cloud computing. Certified in Microsoft Technologies (MCTS and MCSA) and also Cisco Certified Professional in Routing and Switching.