How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone

I've recently gotten a new iPhone 5. However, I can't get some valuable songs and photos from my old iPhone 3GS to iPhone 5. iTunes can't do it for me. Now I am looking for an iPhone to iPhone transfer tool to help me get files from old iPhone to new iPhone. Is there any easy way to get me through the whole process? Please help! Thanks!

Just upgraded your old iPhone to the shiny iPhone 5s/5c, and now looking for ways to to transfer data between them? There is nothing to worry about! This post aims at providing three easy methods to help you transfer data from iPhone to iPhone easily.

3 Solutions on How to Transfer Data from One iPhone to Another

  iTunes iCloud Wondershare MobileTrans
(The purchased ones) (The purchased ones)
( Only in Camera Roll) (Only in Camera Roll)
(Only in Camera Roll) (Only in Camera Roll)
  • Free
  • Also backup apps, app data, TV shows, books, device settings, home screen, etc
  • Free
  • Copy device setting, app data, visual voice mail, purchased books, etc
  • Only take less than 10 minutes
  • Not only support iPhone, but also Android and Symbian phone
  • Disadvantages
  • Spend lots of time to backup and restore
  • Not support the files imported from PC
  • Take too much time
  • Not transfer the Photo Library & non-purchased music, movies, etc
  • Not free
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    • Transfer SMS, music, videos, photos and contacts from old iPhone to new one
    • Copy data between iPhone, iPod touch and iPad easily
    • Compatible with iPhone 5s/5c/5/4S/4S/3GS
    • Support transferring data between iPhone, Android phone and Nokia (Symbian) phone

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    Solution 1: How to Copy Data from iPhone to iPhone with MobileTrans

    Step 1 Run the Wondershare MobileTrans

    Install the Wondershare MobileTrans and iTunes on the computer. In its primary window, you can see four modes. To transfer iPhone data to iPhone, you should choose Phone to Phone Transfer mode and click Start.

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    Step 2 Connect Two iPhones to the Computer

    Plug into the Apple USB cables to connect two iPhones to the computer. The two iPhones will be quickly detected and displayed in the iPhone to iPhone transfer window.

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    Step 3 Start the iPhone to iPhone Data Transfer

    Just start the data transfer by clicking start Copy. In the pop-up dialog, you can check the transfer progress. It takes you a few minutes. When it's finished, the data on your old iPhone will be transferred to your new iPhone.

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    Solution 2: How to Move Data from Old iPhone to New One with iTunes

    Step 1: Install the latest iTunes on the computer. Launch it.

    Step 2: Take out an Apple USB cable to connect your old iPhone to the computer. iTunes will detect it and shows it under DEVICES.

    Step 3: Click your old iPhone's name to show its control panel on the right. Click Back Up Now to backup data on your old iPhone.

    Step 4: When the backup progress ends, you should disconnect your old iPhone. Then, connect your new iPhone.

    Step 5: In your new iPhone control panel, click Restore Backup.... Choose your old iPhone's backup file and restore it to your new iPhone.

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    Solution 3. How to Switch Data from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud

    If you have set up your new iPhone before, you need to tap Setting > General > Reset > Erase All content and Setting. Then, restart and recover the iPhone. After that, follow the steps below.

    Step 1: Turn on the network on your old iPhone.

    Step 2: Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > turn on iCloud Backup > OK > Back up Now.

    Step 3: Enter the password of your Apple ID. Click Back Up Now.

    Step 4: Wait until the backup process finished. Ensure the exact time that you made the backup.

    Step 5: On your new iPhone, follow the on-screen instructions to finish the setup. You should select one language and country, and choose whether to enable Location Services or not. Don't forget to choose a Wi-Fi network too.

    Step 6: When reaching the screen that says Set Up iPhone, you ought to tap Restore from iCloud Backup and select the backup file of your old phone. Remember the Apple ID and password that you used just now.

    Step 7: When you finish the restore process, your new iPhone will restart.

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