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How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone After Setup

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When you transfer data from iPhone to iPhone using iTunes or iCloud, you need to get it done during the iPhone setup process. Thus, if you need to transfer data from one iPhone to another after setup, using an iTunes/iCloud backup won't work. Instead, you need iPhone transfer software, AirDrop, or a cloud-based storage service to help.

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone After Setup


To transfer files from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud or iTunes, the iPhone transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover

Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and other iPhones in iOS 8 or later

When you switch from old iPhone to a new iPhone or when you want to share data from your iPhone with another person using iPhone, you need to know how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone. Whenever iPhone users want to sync data from iPhone to iPhone, iTunes will be suggested as the Apple official way. However, for most of the untechnical users, iTunes is not so friendly for its hard-to-use feature. And the users may be stuck with an operation step, which may cause data loss. How to solve this thorny problem then?

Now, here comes the best and easiest iTunes alternative - EaseUS MobiMover, the iPhone data transfer software that enables you to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone with only one-click. Without iTunes syncing, you are not afraid of losing data anymore. EaseUS MobiMover supports syncing contacts, notes, books, Safari bookmarks, photos, videos, movies, music, ringtones and audiobooks between two iPhones at a fast speed. What's more, transferring files from iPhone to iPhone can also be done using iCloud. Thus in addition to using iTunes, there are other two ways for you to achieve iPhone to iPhone transfer without iTunes.

How to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iTunes

Tip 1: How to transfer files from iPhone to iPhone with MobiMover

As a versatile iPhone data transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover owns the following outstanding features.

  • Compatible with mainstream Windows OSes, like Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10
  • Compatible with all the iPhone and iPad devices with iOS 8 and later
  • Compatible with newly released iOS 11 in iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X
  • Supports three one-click data transfer models and one custom transfer type
  • Supports ultimate iOS data management solutions, such as importing, exporting, creating, deleting and editing iOS files
  • Supports various file formats, including mp3, m4a, m4b, m4v, wmv, rm, mkv, avi, jpg, bmp, icon, tiff, pdf, epub, and html

Now, download and install MobiMover on your PC or laptop to have a try!

Step 1. Connect the two iPhones to your computer with compatible USB cables and tap on "Trust This Computer" on the devices by requirement. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and select the "Phone to Phone" mode on the main screen. Switch to the direction you wish to transfer data, and click "Next".

how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes - step 1

Step 2. MobiMover enables you to transfer the whole or specific iPhone data files directly without using iTunes. You can check the boxes to sync whatever data you need with ease. Click "Transfer" to initiate the process.

how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes - step 2

Step 3. Now it begins to transfer data from iPhone A to iPhone B without the intervention of iTunes. Don't disconnect your devices until the process finished. When it has done, go to open the corresponding applications to check the synced items. 

how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes - step 3

MobiMover is not only good at data transfer but also works well in iPhone data management. You can use MobiMover to delete multiple or all contacts on iPhone, make a customized ringtone to iPhone and clear iPhone history. 

Tip 2: How to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone using iCloud

By turning on iCloud Backup on your source iPhone, you can restore the target iPhone from the iCloud backup of your source iPhone to sync data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone. While using iCloud, you need to connect your iPhones to a stable Wi-Fi network connection and make sure you have enough iCloud space available. Then follow the steps below to copy data from iPhone to iPhone using iCloud.

1. Open Settings App on your source iPhone.

2. If you are using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to iCloud > Backup. While if you are using iOS 10.3 or later, choose [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup.

3. Toggle on iCloud Backup, click Back Up Now, keep your iPhone connected to Wi-Fi until the process finishes.

4. After backing up your source iPhone to iCloud, get to the Apps & Data screen on your target iPhone and select Restore from iCloud Backup.

5. Sign in with your Apple ID and password and choose the backup you have just created. When it's completed, all data on your old iPhone has been synced to your new iPhone successfully.

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