Switching all of your content from one old phone to another may be daunting, but there are a few simple steps that you can follow to make it easier. Use this helpful guide to guide you by transferring your information to your new iOS device.
Back up your information
Before doing anything else, make sure your information is backed up from your old phone in iCloud or iTunes on your computer Mac or PC. You do not want to accidentally delete information and never see it again.
Set up your new iPhone  Step 1 : Make sure that you are connected Wi-Fi and that Bluetooth is enabled for old and new devices.
Step 2 : Turn on your new iPhone (or iPad ($ 280 on Amazon) ) and match your two gadgets (the new and the old). The Quick Launch screen asks if you want to use your Apple ID to set up your new device. Touch Next.
Step 3 : Hold your current iPhone over the new device. A message appears with the message "Done" on the new device.
Step 4 : You will be prompted to enter the passcode of your current device on your new iPhone or iPad. Then set up the Touch ID for the iPhone 8 ($ 640 at Walmart) or an iPad or Face ID for the iPhone X ($ 950 at Best Buy) XS or XS Max ($ 1,100 on Amazon) . Next, enter your Apple ID password.
Step 5 : When prompted by the mobile phone, restore your apps, data, and settings from your latest iCloud backup by selecting the latest backup date. You can not use either device at this time. So make sure you do this if you do not need your phone for 10-15 minutes.
Voila! Your new iOS device is set up.
The finishing touches
Now that you've transferred the contents of your old iPhone to your new iPhone, you should review all your contacts and transfer photos to your new iPhone correctly. You must sign in to iTunes and the App Store to download music or podcasts that have not been transferred.
You may need to re-enter the passwords for your email accounts. Go to Settings and tap Passwords and Accounts. From there you can see your e-mail accounts. Touch each account and enter your password.
If you have trouble transferring your content using this method, you can back up your old phone to iTunes on your Mac or on your Mac PC. Then you can connect your new iPhone to the computer and restore the backup.to make a backup with iTunes.
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