Three Simple Ways to Transfer iPhone Data to New iPhone

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Daisy Updated on Jul 06, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

It is excited to all Apple fans to have the newly released iPhone X. When you get the latest version of iPhone, the first thing you might do is to download and install your favorite Apps from the Apple App Store and then sync essential data like notes, contacts, calendars, messages photos and more from your previous iOS device to the new iPhone X. So in this article, we will introduce you three simple ways to transfer iPhone data to new iPhone. Make sure you have both devices on hand and then follow the tutorials below.

Transfer iPhone data to new iPhone via iCloud

With iCloud, you can backup your previous iPhone to its online storage space and then transfer this backup to your new iPhone X.

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1. Unlock your old iPhone, go to Settings > your name > iCloud > iCloud Backup.
2. Turn on iCloud Backup and then tap Back Up Now. Stay connected to Wi-Fi until the process completes. All your data will be backed up to iCloud.
3. Turn on your new iPhone, from the apps Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup and then sign in to iCloud.
4. Processed to Choose backup, select the backup file in iCloud and then all data will sync to your new iPhone.

Transfer iPhone data to new iPhone via iTunes

Beside iCloud, iTunes is another tool provided by Apple to help users to backup the old iPhone and to transfer the backup to new iPhone.

transfer iPhone data to new iPhone via iTunes

1. Connect your old iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
2. Select your device and click Back Up Now. After the backup process finished, you will see your backup file in iTunes Preferences > Devices.
3. Turn on your new iPhone, from the apps Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iTunes Backup.
4. Connect your new iPhone to the same computer and select the new device in iTunes.
5. Click Restore Backup and then select the previous backup file to transfer iPhone data to new iPhone.

Also read: How to sync photos with iTunes manually.

A free alternative to sync data between old iPhone and new iPhone

EaseUS MobiMover is a free alternative to iTunes and iCloud that allows users to sync files between two iOS devices directly. This free iPhone data transfer software is compatible with all computers running Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10.

Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer and make sure you have installed iTunes on the same computer before to enable MobiMover access your iPhone.

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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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