Best Way to Transfer Data from old iPhone to iPhone XS
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Best Way to Transfer Data from old iPhone to iPhone XS

Last updated on November 14, 2018 by

After buying Apple’s brand-new iPhone XS, it’s important that you transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone XS. It’s the first thing you need to consider doing because your old iPhone contains all your essential data including your personal information which you definitely don’t want to leave behind. Luckily, getting files from your old iPhone to another is a lot easier than it used to be. You can retrieve the stored data from your iTunes or iCloud and you may also find some useful apps to help you upgrade from one device to another. That being said, we’ll walk you through each method and help you easily get your files from your old iPhone to new iPhone.

Effective Ways to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone XS

iTunes

It is a media player, media library offering organization, collection and storage of music collection, and mobile device management software built for iOS devices. In other words, it is used to play, download, and organize digital multimedia content on PC running Windows and MacOS. However, all these media files must come from iTunes Store which is the Apple’s marketplace for music, films, shows and other software-based online digital media. Moreover, you can still use it to backup and restore phone contents, as well as transfer files between your computer and an iOS application on your device that supports file sharing. Here is how to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone XS using iTunes.

  1. Launch iTunes on your computer and connect your old iPhone to your PC or Mac through a lightning cable.
  2. Once connected, click the Device icon and then select “Summary” from the categories on the left.
  3. Tick “This computer” and click the “Back Up Now” button. Unplug you’re your old iPhone when the backup is done.
  4. Now, reset your new iPhone XS to factory settings and follow the set-up guide to choose your language along with the Wi- Fi network. When “Apps and Data” appears on your screen, tap on “Restore from iTunes Backup” then hit “Next”. Then, make sure to turn on the Wi-Fi on your iPhone XS.
  5. Launch iTunes on your PC, and connect your iPhone XS to through a lightning cable. Click the “Summary” tab followed by the “Restore Backup” button then select the backup file from the list of backups you created and wait until your iPhone XS is restored.

Transfer date from old iPhone to iPhone XS with iTunes

ApowerTrans

This is a file mobile sharing application intended to transfer contents like photos, videos, contacts and other essential files between two phones directly. It is compatible with the well-known Anadroid-based phones and series of iOS device models. With this app, you can transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone XS without iTunes at an accelerated speed even if you have to transfer large files. Furthermore, it has a simple yet reliable way of transferring data which makes it easier to share files without quality or data loss. Also, when you don’t have a stable internet connection, you can still transfer files from phone to another by establishing a wireless hotspot connection on both phones. To begin the data transfer process, follow the steps below.

  1. Download the app both on your old iPhone and new iPhone then connect them under the same Wi-Fi server.

    Download

  2. Launch the app both on your devices and tap the Share icon at the bottom. The app then will search for nearby ApowerTrans device.

    Transfer data to iPhone XS with ApowerTrans

  3. Select the profile of your iPhone and your devices will be connected automatically.
  4. Now, select files to move from your old iPhone, tap the “Send” button at the bottom.
  5. Once done, you may check whether all the data has been transferred successfully from the “Task list” represented by the Share icon at the top right corner of the application.

    Transfer data to iPhone XS

Additionally, you can build connection on both devices via QR code by tapping the Menu icon on the top left corner, followed by the QR code icon. Tap on “Scan”. Now, on your old iPhone, tap the “My QR code” button for it to show the QR code, aim the QR code using your new iPhone.

ApowerRescue

It is an iPhone data recovery software designed to restore your lost photos, videos, contacts, messages, notes and so much more. In case that you formatted or deleted some files by mistake, you can still get them back. ApowerRescue is capable of extracting files from your iTunes or iCloud backup and by scanning your iPhone directly. Also, after getting all your files from your old iPhone, we will be using a file sharing app which is AirMore. This is a web-based program so you don’t have to install its desktop version to transfer files from PC to phone. Here’s how you can move data from old iPhone to iPhone XS.

  1. Download and install the software on your PC then install it afterwards.

    Download

  2. Launch the app and connect your iPhone to PC with a lightning cable. Check mark all the files you want to recover or tick “Select All” to completely retrieve files from old iPhone.

    How to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone XS

  3. From the preview area, mark the file with check you want to transfer. Then, click on “Recover to computer” to save them on your computer.
  4. Next, visit web.airmore.com on your browser. Then, install AirMore from your App Store. Launch the app and make sure to connect both devices to the same wireless network and connect your iPhone to PC either through QR code or radar.
  5. Once connected, click on any shortcut on the left-hand side of the interface, click on “Import” then choose “Import Folder” and locate the folder you recovered from your old iPhone.

    Transfer data to iPhone XS with AirMore

Conclusion

The above-mentioned ways enable you to transfer files from your old iPhone to your new iPhone. ApowerTrans allows you to transfer files directly, so users can move files between your old and new phones faster and easier. Meanwhile, if you have a lot of data to transfer, you can use iTunes or ApowerRescue along with AirMore.

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Posted by: Ada Reed on to iOS manager, iPhone Tips, Follow me on Twitter. Last updated on November 14, 2018

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