I've been an iOS user for years - ever since iPhone 4 came out. While I wouldn't call myself an expert, I have used my iOS devices to their full extent. I've done everything with iOS, from jailbreaking, hacktivating and unlocking my first iPhones, preserving basebands and injecting Push certificats in the "old days" - to using productivity apps and making workflows in Workflow and IFTTT. One thing, however, I never seemed to understand and use is one of the most simple features of iOS: the backup. Now, I don't use backup for my iOS devices. I always set up my devices as new, I don't mind re-downloading apps, I use various cloud services for my files and I just don't need the backup. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure it's an important feature for a lot of people, but we all have our ways. The problem is - how do I get rid of it? If I set it up as iCloud backup, it takes away from my 50Gb iCloud space which I need for the Photo Library, App data and iCloud Drive stuff. If I set it as a local backup, it takes up my Mac's space. Not a big deal, I guess, but I don't like how it builds up in time, adding gigabytes of data I never use. I know I can set it up as iCloud backup and then turn off apps one by one, but it takes a while to do. My question is - and I believe the answer is 'no' - is there a way to somehow turn off backup completely?