If you have just updated to a new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C from an old iPhone model (such as the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4), you may want to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 5S/5C. Follow the 2 methods below to easily transfer all data, including photos, contacts, text messages, notes, call history, Safari bookmarks, and more from old iPhone to the new one. And they also work to transfer data from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5, such as transfer contacts, photos, text messages from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5.
To transfer old iPhone to new iPhone 5s, 5c, you can either use iTunes or iCloud for help. Below are the 2 ways in details. You can learn what to do with old iPhone after update to iPhone 5S/5C.
You can use the latest version of iTunes (iTunes 11.1 or newer) to transfer old iPhone data to new iPhone. Open iTunes on your computer and click iTunes > Check for Updates to verify that you have the newest version of iTunes.
1. Backup your old iPhone with iTunes. You can Sync with iTunes, which will generate a backup file automatically, or click the old iPhone button in the upper right corner to open the iOS device's Summary tab, and click "Back Up Now".
4. Connect your new iPhone 5S/5C to iTunes (on the same computer used to backup your old iPhone). iTunes will ask to restore from backup or set up as new. Choose the backup of the old iPhone and select "Continue".
You can verify and change which data are synced by clicking syncing tabs in iTunes. You will need to enter the passwords for Apple ID, email, other accounts and voice mail again since the passwords are not restored to the new device due to security reasons.
Alternatively, you can use iCloud to transfer contacts, photos, videos, SMS and other data from old iPhone to iPhone 5S/5C without iTunes.
Once the restore process is finished, your new iPhone 5S/5C will restart and you can check to see whether the data from old iPhone are there.
With these 2 ways, you will successfully copy data from old iPhone to iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C. You can also backup your iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C after the transferring to avoid data loss from your new device.comments powered by Disqus