[Guide] How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone With iTunes

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When you change from an old iPhone to new iPhone, such as to the shiny iPhone X, or when you want to share some photos, videos, contacts or music with others using iPhone, you need to know how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone properly to reach the goal. For many new iPhone users, they may don’t know how to transfer data from one iPhone to another with iTunes to a great extent and if you are one of the newbies, you come to the right place. Here, we will show you how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes in step-by-step guide below. Moreover, we also introduce you the best iTunes alternative - EaseUS MobiMover Free to enables you to transfer files from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes on the condition that the iTunes backup and syncing are difficult for you. Read on to see the specific tutorials.

How to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone with iTunes

iTunes is not only a comprehensive music player but also the official tool to back up iPhone and restore iPhone from iTunes backup. iTunes is so powerful that you may need to take some time to learn. Regardless of other features, refer to following guides to learn how to back up iPhone with iTunes and sync iTunes backup to the new device. What you need to know is that transferring data from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes includes two processes, the first is backing up data from old iPhone with iTunes to the computer and the second is syncing the backed files to the new device. See details below. 

Step 1: Back up data from old iPhone to the computer with iTunes

1. Connect your old iPhone to the computer via a USB cable and run iTunes, update to the latest iTunes 12.7 if you are asked. 

2. Click the iPhone device button within iTunes. Then, click "This computer" > "Back Up Now" > "Apply" to back up data from old iPhone to the computer with iTunes. And wait patiently until the process is done. 

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Step 2: Transfer data to the new iPhone with iTunes syncing

1. Connect your new iPhone to the computer with a compatible USB cable. If you find your iPhone not showing up on Windows 10, check how to fix it with ease.

2. Now, switch to iTunes, and click the iPhone device button within iTunes. Then, choose "Summary" > tick "Sync" at the lower right corner to begin to transfer data to another iPhone. 

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How to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone directly with MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is a Windows compatible iPhone data transfer tool that enables you to transfer files from iPhone to iPhone directly by connecting to the computer at the same time. You can choose to send the whole files from one iPhone to another with the “Transfer to Other Device” pattern or just copy some particular items between two iOS devices with “Custom” model of MobiMover Free. Now, let’s have a check how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone with MobiMover Free in one-click.

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Step 1: Connect both your old iPhone and new iPhone to your computer with compatible USB cables and tap on Trust This Computer on the devices to continue. Run EaseUS MobiMover Free and choose iDevice to iDevice mode on the main screen.

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Step 2: MobiMover allows you to transfer the whole data from old iPhone to new iPhone with one click. If you want to copy particular items flexibly, you can click your iPhone device next to 1-Click Transfer on the main screen and use the custom transfer feature. If you find the source/target device isn’t correct, you can click the drop-down arrow next to your iPhone device to set it correctly.

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Step 3: Now, click Transfer to begin to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone at a fast speed. MobiMover will send the data to its corresponding application, such as pictures to Photos, songs to Music, movies to Videos, etc..

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Although this is the one-click to transfer feature, you also can just transfer music from iPhone to iPhone by unchecking other files.