Insert your own (preferred capacity) microSD card into Qubii’s microSD slot, and plug Qubii into your Apple 5W power adapter. Connect your iPhone to Qubii via the Lightning cable. Follow the on-screen prompts to download the Qubii App and follow the setup tutorial. Your backup will automatically begin once you’ve completed the setup tutorial.
Every time you charge your iPhone, Qubii backs up new photos, videos, contacts, and data downloaded from your Facebook/Instagram accounts. Each new backup will only include new items (also known as incremental backup), saving time and space from needless duplications.
Yes, just enable “Backup iCloud Contents” under Settings > Backup Items. Once this feature is turned on, your next backup will include items on iCloud by downloading the original data to your microSD memory card (as long as Wi-Fi is available). If you’re not sure how many items were uploaded to iCloud, you can find this information under Settings > Backup Information. It is listed under “Incomplete on iCloud” followed with the number of items that still need to be downloaded.
While both Qubii and Qubii Pro offer secure and automatic backups of your iOS devices, Qubii Pro is built with USB 3.1 which backs up data 30% faster than Qubii’s USB 2.0 port. The Pro also supports fast charging and Files access from the Qubii Pro app that is not available with Qubii.
Yes, just plug Qubii into your computer USB Port to view or transfer photos directly from the Qubii. .
No, Qubii does not backup text messages. Qubii can only backup photos, videos, contacts , photos from iCloud and social media photos from Facebook, Instagram, Flickr.
Qubii also doubles as a standard memory card reader for any computer with a USB port. Additionally, Qubii also functions as a flash drive where you can save photos for printing or even watch videos taken from a GoPro or Dash Cam.
No, Qubii recognizes only the trusted device that was connected during setup. Each Qubii is built with an Infineon security IC chip for authentication. When an iPhone connects to Qubii for the first time, you’ll be asked for permission to backup. Automatic backup will only take place when the Qubii is a trusted device. An iPhone not authenticated will not start automatic backup during charging.
Qubii always keeps a photo’s original data without modifying its quality and information. You can even browse photos or videos by Year / Month / Day.
When using multiple devices, Qubii creates different folders for each device. This way all backups are separated into individual folder names to keep your content organized and easy to find.
Qubii ＆ Qubii Pro is compatible with the following iOS devices:
- iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5
- iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation)
System requirement: Qubii needs iOS 10 or newer / Qubii Pro needs iOS 12 or newer
Yes, of course! Qubii will do its work in the background. So, feel free to keep texting your friends, playing games or even live streaming on Instagram while Qubii backs up in the background.
The free Qubii App notifies you when your memory card is full. Switching to a new card doesn’t duplicate the backup, instead Qubii remembers where it left off and picks back up from there.
Qubii works like any standard card reader. Any capacity within microSD SDXC standards should be supported including the newer 2TB microSD cards. Use whichever capacity that meets your needs and the App will let you know when it’s full.
Switching to a new card doesn’t duplicate the backup. Instead, Qubii remembers where to pick up from the last memory card. Qubii supports microSD formats and standards from all brands, including SDXC and SDHC.
microSD capacity calculations:
- 64GB is equal to around 34,000 photos or 80 hours of video
- 128GB is equal to around 68,000 photos or 160 hours of video
(The numbers may vary depending on image resolution and format)