Apple has just announced its brand new lineup of iPhones, including iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. Though they are a little more expensive, many people are set on getting the three entirely new devices to enjoy the all-screen, faster and more advanced Face ID, the smartest and most powerful A12 Bionic chip, a breakthrough dual-camera system with Depth Control, and so much more amazing new features.
If you're among the multitudes who get your shiny new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR, or any new iPhone or iPad, you'll need to transfer content like photos, contacts, messages, videos, music, apps and more from your previous iOS device to your new handset. Well, switching from an old iPhone to a new iPhone/iPad is quite common and not too difficult to do. You can either use Quick Start, iCloud, iTunes, or a third-party iPhone data transfer software. In this article we will show you 4 practical methods to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone with detailed steps. Choose the one best suits your situation and start enjoying your brand new iPhone.
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If your old iPhone device running on iOS 11 or the latest iOS 12, you can transfer data and settings from the old device to your new iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR when in close physical proximity.
Many users prefer to use Apple's online service, iCloud, to back up and restore their iPhone. In such case, you can back up your old iPhone device in iCloud and transfer the backup to your new iPhone.
Note: If you've already set up your new iPhone, you need to erase it before doing the above steps. To erase your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
Another service from Apple to backup and restore iPhone is iTunes. If you have made a backup of your old iPhone using iTunes, you can restore and transfer the backup to your new iPhone. Please make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed.
Whether you're using Quick Start, iCloud, iTunes or FoneGeek Phone Transfer, it's best to make a backup of your old iPhone before doing switching. Comparing back up your iPhone with iCloud or iTunes, here we recommend you use FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore. This powerful program allows you to selectively back up only what you need on your iPhone, as well as selectively restore iPhone from previous backup.