Backblaze on iOS

View, download, or share files from Computer Backup or B2 Cloud Storage with astonishing ease on your iPhone or iPad.

Easy Access

Use Touch ID to access the photos and files you have stored with Backblaze. Or you can set Backblaze on iOS to require a login each time – the choice is yours.

Mac or PC Files

Backblaze on iOS lets you access your files whether they were backed up to Backblaze from your Mac or your PC.


Once you've downloaded a photo, the file list will show a thumbnail version of the file so you can easily select just the right photo when you're ready to share.

Landscape or Portrait

View nearly every screen in Landscape or Portrait mode so you'll always have the best view of your downloaded photos and files.

Share Away

Email a document, Facebook a photo, AirDrop a spreadsheet, and more. Easily share the files from your PC or Mac with the apps on your iPhone or iPad.


What is Backblaze on iOS?

Backblaze on iOS is an app you load on your iOS device that allows you to access and share files backed up to Backblaze Computer Backup. You can also manage buckets, upload, download, and share files to and from your Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage account.

How much does it cost to use Backblaze on mobile?

Backblaze on iOS is part of the Backblaze Online Backup service.  There is no additional charge to download, install, and use the Backblaze for iOS app on as many iOS devices as you wish. Additional charges may apply for B2 Cloud Storage downloads and storage incurred through uploading new files to B2 Cloud Storage. To learn more about B2 Cloud Storage pricing, see the B2 Pricing page.

What kind of iOS device and what version of iOS do I need?

You will need any iOS 14 or later device to run the Backblaze app.

Do I need Backblaze Online Backup or B2 Cloud Storage in order to use the mobile app?

Yes - you need either Backblaze Online Backup or B2 Cloud Storage to use the mobile app. Our mobile apps only work if you have data backed up to your Backblaze Online Backup account from your Mac or Windows computer, or data stored in your B2 Cloud Storage buckets.

Can I use the Backblaze app to back up my phone?

No, it is an access app only. You can see and download your backed up files, but we do not currently upload any data from the mobile device. However, if your device is synced to your computer, Backblaze can backup all of the synced data from your computer.

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Backblaze is a great way to backup all your files to the cloud. It's automatic. It's easy. And your computer will thank you.

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