Share, copy or backup iPhone/iPad files using Zip/Unzip

How to Zip and Unzip files on iPhone/iPad to share, copy or backup.

Sharing, copying or backing up your files in iOS can be challenging, especially things like GarageBand .band project files, as these are often not compatible with file systems outside of iOS and iCloud.

If you want to quickly and easily share and backup your iOS files, then using the Shortcuts app to help you create .zip archive files can be a really useful process.

In this video, I show you how to create “Zip” and “Unzip” shortcuts using the Shortcuts app in iOS 11 or iOS 12, and then zip up your iOS files in to a single .zip archive file ready to be copied or shared using any cloud storage platform like Dropbox, Google Drive or One Drive, as well as directly to your Mac or PC using iTunes File Sharing.

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