If you’re moving to a new iPhone, the process of transferring your data shouldn’t be a stressor. This article will explain the clear steps needed to successfully migrate your data from your old iPhone to your new device. With our guide, all your precious memories, important apps, and important files will find their place in your new device effortlessly.
Put the iPhones side by side
The key to a smooth transfer is having both the old and new iPhones close together. This proximity facilitates a seamless transfer thanks to Apple’s easy-to-use Quick Start feature. This feature is specially designed to facilitate data transfer from iPhone to iPhone.
Start the transfer process by swiping up from the bottom edge of the screen on your new iPhone. Carefully follow the onscreen instructions until you are taken to the Quick Start screen.
Meanwhile, on your old iPhone, the setup prompt for the new iPhone will appear. It is necessary to make sure that the displayed Apple ID matches your account. Once confirmed, click Continue to move to the next stage.
In the next step, put the old iPhone on the new one. The goal is to display the animation from the new iPhone inside the circle. Once the circle turns green, you’ve received the go-ahead to proceed with fast startup on your new iPhone.
You will then need to enter the passcode of your old iPhone on your new device. By following the subsequent prompts, you’ll activate your cellular service and set up Face ID, thus ensuring that your old iPhone’s security and connectivity settings are transferred to your new device.
When you get to the Transfer Your Data screen, choose Download from iCloud. It is important to carefully review and agree to the terms and conditions, as this is a necessary step to proceed with the transfer process.
Transfer all the data you want
You will then get a summary of the data that will be transferred to your new iPhone. Here, you have the option to either click Continue to continue with the current selection or click Customize to make adjustments.
The backup process begins on your old iPhone, moving your apps and data to iCloud. An exciting aspect of this process is the provision of temporary free iCloud storage if your account is out of space. However, it is important to keep your iPhone connected to Wi-Fi throughout this entire process to avoid any potential interruptions.
Once the progress bar on the Restore from iCloud screen on your new iPhone is complete, you can start using your new device. All apps, photos, music and other data will continue to be restored in the background, allowing you to delve into the new iPhone experience without waiting.
For those who value the convenience of iCloud backups, Apple offers an iCloud Plus subscription. This service ensures that your data is always backed up in the cloud, adding an extra layer of convenience and security to your digital life. The video below from Apple gives you all the information you need to know about transferring all your dsata data to your new iPhone.
In short, learning how to transfer data to a new iPhone is an easy and straightforward process. By following these illustrated steps, you can ensure that all your precious data is quickly and securely transferred to your new device. We hope you found our guide useful on how to transfer your data to your new iPhone. If you have any comments, suggestions, or questions, please leave a comment below and let us know.
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