How To Transfer Data From iPhone To iPhone? A Detailed Guide

Transfer Data From iPhone To iPhone
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Numerous iPhone users are recently looking on the internet to know how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone. In fact, iPhone users would know that there is a concept of upgradation in Apple. This means that whenever a new model comes on the market, iPhone users might exchange their existing model to get hold of a new one. Apart from that one might wish to take a new iPhone, dumping their existing models. In this case, the most problematic aspect might be the transfer of data from your old phone to the new one. Here the knowledge to do that might be useful.

During the initial days of iPhones, there were two options for data transfer. One is the iCloud and the other is iTunes. You generally backed up your data on these cloud storage and then download them to your new device. However, the download and upload processes might be lengthy. Therefore, in order to do away with this time-consuming process, Apple has come up with ways to transfer data from one phone to another through wifi. Therefore, if you wish to know about these processes in detail, then this article is the perfect stop for you. Keep reading this article to know all about this process. 

The Ways Of Data Transfer

The Ways Of Data Transfer
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There are in total three ways to transfer data from one iPhone to another, wirelessly. They are:


iCloud is an old player in this game. Though it is old, it has not left its effectiveness. In fact, it is one of the best ways to transfer data from one iPhone to another wirelessly. In order to use iCloud, go through the following steps:

  1. Connect your iPhones to a wifi connection.
  2. Visit Settings on your old phone. From settings, enter the ‘your account’ option and select the iCloud option. Here you need to select the data that you want to backup.
  3. Sign in with your id on your new phone and follow the steps mentioned above to get your data from the old phone back on the new iPhone. 

Quick Start

Quick Start is a prominent option to allow you to transfer data from your old iPhone to the new one. Initially, when this feature was launched with iOS, it helped users to set up the new iPhone from the old one. However, later Apple enables the users of this feature to transfer data directly from one device to the other. Follow the steps given below to transfer data from your old device to the new one:

  1. Place your new iPhone close to the older one, turning both on.
  2. As the ‘set up new phone’ appears on the old phone, click ‘continue’ to confirm your Apple id. 
  3. As an animation appears, click on the ‘capture it with your old phone’ option.
  4. As this activates your new phone, select the ‘Finish on New Phone’ option.
  5. You have to enter the password of your old phone on the new one. 
  6. Now click ‘continue’ and the transfer takes place. 


To use Airdrop for file transfer, go through the following steps:

  1. Turn Airdrop on your both devices.
  2. Visiting the Contacts app on the old phone, select the contact that you wish to Airdrop. 
  3. Select ‘Accept’ on the new device and the transfer starts.
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Final Words

Thus, now you know all the ways to transfer data from one iPhone to another. However, you get many options for that. But, choose your options wisely according to your comfort level. If you land up in trouble, visit the nearest Apple service provider for proper guidance.

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