There’s been a lot of talk about Apple not offering encrypted backups over the last week, personally I’m keeping out of this one for now but if like me you don’t need to backup your device to iCloud here is how to do it. Please make sure you are happy turning off your device backup, all of my photos, notes and music etc are in the cloud already so I don’t need this secondary backup method.
Head into settings:
Then follow these highlighted steps in the screenshots below:
Tap on iCloud:
Tap on iCloud backup:
Toggle the switch to OFF: