Efficiently Transfer/Move/Switch Data From Old iPhone To iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus!
Summary: Got a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Can’t wait to use it? Just wait before you use your new iPhone 6/6 Plus, you must want to transfer all data from your old iPhone to new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. So, In this article you are going to learn 3 methods to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus.
One of the quickest methods to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus is to use Phone Switch for iOS.
With the help of iOS Switch Tool, you can:
- Easily and very quickly transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone 6/6 Plus.
- Transfer/switch files types such as contacts, text messages, calendar, photos, videos, call history and more from one iPhone to another.
- Also transfer data from iPad or iPod touch to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
- Also transfer files from Android to iPhone and vice versa.
- 100% read-only, secure and easy to use.
After the release of iPhone 6/6 Plus the iPhone has become cheaper and if you want to upgrade your old device then this is the perfect time to do that.
But do you want to give up all the important data from your old iOS device? Of course not! I have noticed that there are several users out there who find I very difficult to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone 6/6 Plus.
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For example, just have look at practical scenario mentioned-below!
Transfer all data from iPhone 5 to iPhone 6s
I’m trying to transfer all the data on my wife’s iPhone 5 to her new 6s but the process is not as easy as I thought it would be. It seems Apple assumes that the iPhone user will be forever using one computer as the main iTunes computer. However, in this case, the original computer iTunes was installed on has been upgraded and no longer contains the iTunes library, so I want to first sync the contents of the iPhone 5 to a new iTunes library, then sync that library to the new iPhone 6s.
– Original Post From CNET Forums
Similarly, there are many users who want to transfer data from old or previous iPhone to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
But now there is nothing to worry as you can very easily transfer all the data from your old phone to new iPhone 6/6 Plus. Below find out the top 3 methods to transfer data from any iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus and select the best method for yourself.
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Method 1: Transfer Data From Old iPhone To New iPhone 6/6 Plus With iTunes
If you have taken a backup of your old iOS device to iTunes, then you can easily transfer all data to iPhone 6/6 Plus from iTunes backup.
If you have not taken the backup, then back up your old iPhone data to iTunes now and after backing up the old device to iTunes you can then restore/transfer data of your old iOS device to iPhone 6 or 6 Plus with iTunes backup.
Here follow the steps how to do this:
Step 1: The very first thing that you should is install the latest iTunes and after that connect your old iPhone to your computer with the help of USB cable. iTunes will detect and will show the under devices.
Step 2: Then hit on old iPhone’s name just to show the control panel and then click on ‘Backup Now’ to backup all the data from your old iPhone to computer
Step 3: After the backup process finishes, disconnect your old phone and then connect your new iPhone.
Step 4: On your new iPhone control panel, hit on restore backup, then select the old iPhone’s backup file and after that restore it to your new iPhone 6/6 Plus.
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Method 2: Transfer Data From Old iPhone To iPhone 6/6 Plus With iCloud Backup
If you have already set-up your new iPhone, you need to change the settings by clicking on Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and setting. After that restart and restore old iPhone data on new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. Then follow the below mentioned steps:
Step 1: Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > turn on iCloud Backup > OK > Backup now from your old phone.
Step 2: Then enter the password of your Apple ID and then click on backup now. After that wait for the backup process to finish and make sure about the exact time which you have made backup.
Step 3: Follow the on-screen instruction on your iPhone 6 plus to finish the step. But don’t forget to select the Wi-Fi network. After reaching the screen which says Set up iPhone, you have to tap restore from iCloud backup and then select backup file of your old phone. But remember the id and password which you have used now.
Step 4: At last wait for the ending process of restoring and after that your iPhone 6/6 Plus will restart.
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Method 3: Transfer Data From Old iPhone To iPhone 6/6 Plus Using Phone Switch
If you do not want to use iTunes or iCloud backup to restore/transfer data from your old iOS device to new iOS device, then in such case, you can use third party and reliable Phone Switch for iOS to easily and quickly transfer data from any iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus. This tool will help you to transfer files such as contacts, messages, music, photos, videos and calendar along with many other data from your old phone to new iPhone.
Contacts can be copied along with the job title, company name, email address and much more. Moreover it works with all iPhone models which include iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/6/ 6 Plus/5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS running on iOS 12/11/10 9/8/7/6/5.
Below follow the steps to transfer data from any iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus with the help of Phone Switch software.
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Steps To Transfer Files From Old iPhone To New iPhone 6/6 Plus
Step 1: Connect both devices to the computer.
Install and launch iOS Phone Switch on your computer and select "Switch" from the available option.
Then connect both of your devices (source and destination) to your computer. In this guide we have taken iOS as source device and Android as destination device.
The data will be transferred from source device to destination device. But you have the option to click on "Flip" button to exchange their position.
Step 2: Select The File Types And Start To Transfer
Check mark the file types that you want to transfer and click on "Start Transfer" button to begin the transfer process. Make sure that both the device is connected to your computer during the transfer process.
There is also an option of "Clear data before copy" that you can check mark, if you want to erase data on the destination phone before starting the transfer process to the target phone.
In just few minutes, all the selected files will get transferred to the target phone successfully.
All the above 3 methods will help you to transfer data from any/old iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus. Hence, you can apply any method according that suits you. First two methods are little difficult and you need to do lots of thing manually.
So the best way to Transfer files from old iPhone to iPhone 6/6 plus is to use Phone Switch which is mentioned in third method. This method is completely automatic and any one can easily transfer data from any IOS device to any iOS device without need of any technical knowledge.