Have you got the new iPhone? Congrats!! What about the data now? Do you have any idea how to transfer your data from your old iPhone to the new iPhone?
Once you buy a new phone, there is a most common question that strikes everyone's mind, that's "How to transfer data?". Well, without your previous iPhone data it can be quite difficult for you to manage things. Thus, it's necessary that you move all your essential data from your previous iPhone to the new one.
Today we will let you know how you can transfer data from your old to new iPhone easily and quickly.
There are so many ways to transfer data from one to another iPhone. Also, there are so many applications, other than iTunes and iCloud, that claims to move all your precious data from one to another phone with ease. Well, here we will be using the only official, and iPhone recommended approaches to transfer the data.
Let's proceed to the main content.
How To Transfer Your Data From Your Old iPhone to New iPhone With iCloud
If you want to transfer data from your old to new iPhone, you will have to backup all your files on old iPhone, and then you will be able to restore that backup data on your new iPhone device. Also, remember that iCloud will not move all your old data, it will transfer only emails, images, calendar, notes, reminders, browser bookmarks and game center data. Here we have explained the full data transfer process in a stepwise manner. By following the below-given steps, you will be able to move most of your data from your old iPhone to the new iPhone.
It's the primary step where you need to backup all your essential data on your old device with iCloud. Follow the instructions as given below.
Inst.1. Go to setting
Inst. 2. Click on apple id available there at the top of your screen
Inst. 3. Now click on iCloud
Inst. 4. Select iCloud Backup
Inst. 5. Choose Backup Now
# Step 2
It's the second primary step where you need to restore your new iPhone device with the iCloud backup that you have made in above steps. Follow the below instructions to resets your new iPhone device with the respective backup data.
Inst 1. Go to setting
Inst 2. Click on "General"
Inst 3. Now click on reset
Inst 4. Now select "Erase all content and setting."
Inst 5. Now click on "Erase Phone."
Note: When you have new phone with you, it's already in reset (default) mode. So you can skip the #step 2 and proceed directly with #step 3.
# Step 3
Once the above process is done, set up your iPhone from the beginning.
Inst 1. Go to "Language, Date Time and More"
Inst 2. Select "Restore data from cloud backup" available there on Apps and Data page.
Inst 3. Now just choose the target backup files you have just created in above steps.
That's it. You have successfully transferred your old iPhone data to the new iPhone device that includes images, calendar, notes, reminder and other data.
How To How To Transfer Your Data From Your Old iPhone to New iPhone With iTunes
If you're an old iPhone user, then you must be knowing that iCloud was introduced with iOS 5. Earlier, iTunes was the only way known to move files from one to another iPhone.
Also, remember that while transferring data through iTunes, all your data available in iTunes backup will get restored on your new iPhone device and you will not get an opportunity to sort or select the data. Whether you want or not, all wanted, and unwanted files will get restored without sorting.
Here we have explained how to proceed with iTunes.
# Step 1
Start with creating backup data of your old iphone. Follow the below instructions to create the backup.
Inst. 1. Go To iTunes
Inst. 2. Use the USB cable and connect your old iPhone device to your computer.
Inst. 3. Go to Device Tab section and select Summary
Inst. 4. There will be "This Computer" in the Backup Section. Check that.
Inst. 5. Now select "Backup now."
That's it you've successfully created the backup file.
# Step 2
In this step, you will restore the backup data you have just created in the above steps.
Inst. 1. Connect your iPhone device to your computer using the USB cable.
Inst. 2. Open iTunes
Now, if you have new unused iPhone that's not activated yet, click on "Restore Data" from this backup to move all your necessary files from your old iPhone to your new iPhone device.
In Case if your phone is already activated, follow the Instructions that we have provided below.
Inst. 1: Go to the Device tab
Inst 2: Go to Summary
Inst. 3: Select "Restore backup" option available there in the backup section. Make sure that you choose backup that you have created recently in the above steps.
Inst. 4: Select "Restore Backup"
That's it. You have successfully moved all your essential files from your old iPhone to the new iPhone using iTunes.
1. Follow all the steps as mentioned above correctly, otherwise, there can be some data loss.
- In Case if your iPhone device is not getting recognized, check whether USB is adequately connected or not.
- Make sure you restore with the recently created backup file, or you will lose some of your precious data.
4. In the iTunes based approach, you will not be able to sort files before moving them through the backup. So the idea is to delete or remove all the unwanted and unnecessary data from your old iPhone device so that only essential and the files you want on your new iPhone get transferred. Also, remember that the deleted files can't be accessed once removed.
So that's how you can easily transfer all your files from your old iPhone to new iPhone. Follow the procedures carefully, and you will successfully move all your precious data to your new iPhone. Hope the content help you. All the best for your goal.