How to Transfer iPhone to New Computer

"I recently got a new laptop and I would like to transfer the contents of my iPhone onto this computer. Is this possible? How would I go about doing this?"

Ditch old computer for a new one, only to find that you can't transfer content from iPhone to the new computer? what a pity if you can't transfer amazing files, especially killer songs which are not purchase from iTunes Store from iPhone to the new computer. Keep your shirts on. This article will offer you a perfect way to transfer iPhone music, videos, contacts, SMS, photos, etc. to the new computer.

Part 1. Transfer Music, Videos, and Photos from iPhone to new computer

Download Wondershare TunesGo Retro. It's the software that we're going to use to transfer music, videos, and photos from iPhone to new computer. Both Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) and Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) are available. In this part, we focus on how to transfer iPhone to new computer with Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) on PC.

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Note: Now Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) supports transferring music, videos, photos, SMS, contacts, etc. from iPhone to new computer. Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) only supports music, videos, and photos right now.

Step 1. Connect iPhone with PC

Connect your iPhone with your new computer with the USB cable that iPhone comes with and launch Wondershare TunesGo Retro. After they are connected successfully, MobileGo for Ios will display your iPhone in the primary window.

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Step 2. Transfer iPhone content to new computer

On the left side of main window, you can see that media, playlists, photos, contacts, and SMS are displayed. All songs, Podcasts, iTunes U, movies, TV shows, music videos, and audiobooks are in Media window. Click each item in the left side of the window. Then select corresponding files and click "Export to" on the top of the window to transfer them to your computer.
With Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows), you can transfer songs, videos, audiobooks, photos, SMS, and contacts from iPhone to new computer easily.

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Part 2. Move apps from iPhone to new computer

While moving iPhone content to new computer, besides media files, you might want to transfer iPhone apps to new computer. You can do this with iTunes on your computer. Authorize your computer with your Apple ID. Connect your iPhone with PC with USB cable and launch iTunes. Click View > Show Sidebar. Right click your iPhone under Device. Select "Transfer Purchases" from the drop-down list. And then you can see that iPhone apps you've purchased from iTunes Store are transferred to iTunes Library.

This is for how to move iPhone to new computer, including music, videos, photos, SMS, contacts, apps from iPhone to new computer. Hope this guide is helpful.

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