Sketches Backup

Sketches HelpFAQ

If iCloud Sync is OFF

A) Backup Sketches to your device

After reinstalling Sketches App, you can make the whole process in reverse and put back your folders into Sketches. 

All the video steps described below: 

Open “Files” app on your device. 

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1 / Tap “On my device" location

2 / Open Sketches folder. 

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3 / Select the Sketches folders you want to backup. 

4 / Tap on “Move"

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5 / In “On my device” location, create a new folder “Sketches backup" to move your selection. 

6 / Move your selected folders.

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7 / Here is your Sketches backup folder.

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You can now delete Sketches app without losing your drawings.

After reinstalling the App, you can make the whole process in reverse and put back your folders into Sketches. 

If iCloud Sync is OFF

B - Backup Sketches to a computer

Connect your device to a computer.

1 / In Finder, select your device. 

2 / Clic on “Files” tab.

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3 / In “Files” tab, look for Sketches App

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4 / On your computer, choose an existing folder or create a new one to backup your drawings

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5 / In “Files” tab, look for Sketches App

6 / Drag your Sketches folders form your device to your target folder

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After reinstalling the App, you can make the whole process in reverse and put back your folders into Sketches. 

If iCloud Sync is ON

C - Backup Sketches to a computer

1 / Check from iCloud sync status

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2/ On your computer, open iCloud Drive.
Look for Sketches App and find all your sync folders.

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3/ Copy your files from iCloud to a target folder in your computer.

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