Top 3 Free Methods to Transfer Data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8

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Nathalie Updated on Jun 25, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

This year iPhone 8 is undoubtedly a hot topic, we can see the news about iPhone 8 everywhere. If you have been planning to switch your iPhone 7 to the new iPhone 8, there is something you should know before starting using your new iPhone, and how to transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 easily is one of them. This article will teach you 3 free methods on how to transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8.

Method 1. Easiest Way to transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 Directly

The first solvable method on this issue we highly recommend is using EaseUS MobiMover Free, the unique free iPhone data transfer software in the market to migrate data from iPhone/iPad to the computer, sync contents from PC to iPhone/iPad, copy files between two different iOS devices and custom data transfer. If you are looking to transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 then EaseUS MobiMover Free is a must-get tool. 

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Step 1. Connect two iPhones to your computer (PC/Mac/laptop) with compatible USB cables and tap on "Trust This Computer" on the devices to continue. Run EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to "Phone to Phone". Next, you need to determine the direction, from the source iPhone [name] to the destination iPhone [name], and then click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. With MobiMover, you can sync all the files listed below from one iPhone to the other without using iCloud. After choosing the desired data, click "Transfer" to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without any hassle. If you find some data types, such as Contacts, Notes, or Messages are not allowed to be moved, please turn off the iCloud service for these apps at first.

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Step 3. Wait patiently until the syncing process finished. Go to the related applications to check the content.

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Method 2. Transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 with iCloud 

The second method we suggest is using iCloud, which gives you 5GB of storage, you can use this storage for iOS device backup. If you have an iCloud account and you have enabled the iCloud sync function in your iPhone 7, You just need to log in the same iCloud account on the new iPhone 8 to transfer data from iCloud backup.

  • Step 1. Connect your old iPhone 7 to Wi-Fi. Go to settings and click iCloud.
  • Step 2. After select Backup and hit Back Up Now.
  • Step 3. You should connect to the Wi-Fi until the backup process is completed. In iCloud tab select storage to see the details of your backup.

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  • Step 4. Now that your data has been backed up using your iCloud id you can always add this id to your new iPhone 8 device. Right after you add your iCloud id to your new iPhone 8, and Restore from iCloud Backup, all of the backed up data from iPhone 7 will be transferred to your new iPhone 8 device.

Method 3. Transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 using iTunes

The third method recommended in the last part is to transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 with iTunes.You can create a local backup for your iPhone 7 with iTunes on your PC and then restore to your new iPhone 8. So that you sync all data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 with iTunes. 

  • Step 1. Install the latest version of iTunes on your Computer, connect the iPhone 7 device to your system using a USB cable and launch the iTunes Application.
  • Step 2. Click iPhone icon on the menu bar and then Back Up Now
  • Step 3. The iTunes will back up your iPhone. After the process is complete you can disconnect your device.
  • Step 4. After you have backed up the data from your old iPhone 7 device, simply connect your new iPhone 8 and restore the data to your new iPhone 8 device through iTunes.

transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 Using iTunes

iPhone users can transfer data from iPhone 7 to iPhone 8 successfully through the above 3 free methods. However, EaseUS MobiMover Free is very effective for data transfer operations. Plus, the free iPhone data transfer software is very easy to use because of its user-friendly interface design.