How to Transfer Apps to iPhone 8

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Duke Posted on Aug 04, 2017 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Everyone has some favorite apps, no matter you are using an iPhone or Android phone. It is said that iPhone 8 is coming this fall, will you get one? If you are going to purchase a new iPhone 8, would you transfer these old apps to your new iPhone 8?

Android is a completely different system from iOS, even though there is an app, Move to iOS, designed for transferring data from Android phone to iPhone, but it is still unlikely to transfer all apps to iPhone 8. Things would be much easier if you are using an iPhone now, you could follow these methods to transfer app from old iPhone to your new iPhone 8.

Part 1. Transfer app to iPhone 8 with Apple Account and App Store

Apple provides many easy ways to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone, and it provides a record of your operations in details too. For example, you will find many valuable data at App Store.

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone 8 and go to App Store.

Step 2. Find Updates at the bottom navigator, and tap it to open the updates panel.

Step 3. Tap Purchased on the top of the screen, then tap My Purchase. You will find all the apps you installed.

Step 4. Switch to the tab Not on This iPhone. Find the apps you want and tap the cloud icon on the right side to transfer app to iPhone 8.

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Part 2. Transfer app to iPhone 8 with Apple Account and Resetting

If you don't have too much data on your iPhone 8, you could try to reset iPhone 8 and set up this iPhone again to transfer apps. What's more, this method could also change the iPhone owner account if you need.

We also need iCloud Backup for transferring app to iPhone 8 in this part. iCloud Backup is a free service with limitation for Apple users. What's more, you don't need to worry about the safety of iCloud, because of iCloud Keychain, iCloud is much safer.

Step 1. You need to backup your old iPhone first. Unlock your old iPhone, go to Settings>[your name]>iCloud>iCloud Backup and tap Backup Now.

Step 2. Unlock your iPhone 8 and go to Settings>General>Reset and tap the Erase All Content and Settings.

Step 3. Follow the guide to set up this iPhone, stop at the screen App & Data.

Step 4. Tap Restore with iCloud and log in with your Apple ID. You will get everything you just backed up. This will help you to get apps on your new iPhone 8.

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