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Two Ways to Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone 6

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iPhone 6, the eighth generation of Apple iPhone has been introduced yesterday on Sep 9th, 2014, as well as iPhone 6 Plus. They will be released on Sep 19th and iPhone 6 starts at $199 for the 16GB model, then it's $299 for 64GB and $399 up front for 128GB of internal storage. iPhone 6 runs with Apple's latest iOS 8 and offer data speeds of up to 150Mbps and it supports LTE coverage for 20 bands, covering over 200 networks worldwide.

After getting a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you may want to transfer data from your old iPhone 5S/5/4S/4 to the new iPhone 6 instead of downloading and inputting these files to the iPhone 6 once again manually. Offering the most effective and easiest solution is our aim. In this tutorial, two simple ways are introduced to help you transfer all types of data from old iPhone to iPhone 6. Read on and pick up the way you prefer:

Way 1: Copy files from old iPhone to new iPhone 6/6 Plus with Phone Transfer
Way 2: Sync data from an old iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus with iOS to Computer Transfer
Way 3: Copy files from old iPhone to new iPhone 6/6 Plus with iCloud
Way 4: Transfer data from an old iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus with iTunes

Way 1: Copy Files from Old iPhone to New iPhone 6/6 Plus with Phone Transfer

Coolmuster Phone Transfer (Windows) or Coolmuster Phone Transfer for Mac not only can sync contacts, text messages, videos, music, photos, apps, call logs, etc. from old iPhone to new iPhone 6, but also allows you to transfer these files from Android to iPhone, Android to Android, Android to Symbian and more. All in all, it supports to sync files between two mobile phones, though they are running with different operating systems.

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Free download the Phone Transfer program with the following button, install and run it. Then, read the guide as below to finish the data transfer from old iPhone to new iPhone 6 with 3 steps:

Step 1. First of all, you need to install and run the phone transfer tool on your PC or Mac computer. Click "Phone to Phone Transfer" -> "Start" buttons on the primary window and go to the next step.

Step 2. Link your old iPhone and new iPhone 6 to computer via USB cables. The transfer program will detect the two devices and show them as "Source" and "Destination" in the window. Files will be transferred from Source phone to the Destination phone. If you have placed them wrongly, you can click the "Flip" button to change the places.

Step 3: Mark the file types you want to transfer and remove other file types that you don't want to transfer. Then, click the big "Start Copy" button to begin the files syncing process. After a few while, the transfer will be done successfully.

Way 2: Sync data from old iPhone to new iPhone with iOS to Computer Transfer

While the Phone Transfer software as mentioned in the above allows you to directly transfer files between two iPhone devices. And this iOS to Computer Transfer (Windows/Mac) software enables you to ferely sync files between iOS device and the computer. With it, you can easily transfer everything from iPhone/iPad/iPod to the computer as a backup, as well as importing files from the computer to your iOS device within simple clicks.

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Using this software to sync data from old iPhone to new iPhone is quite easy, just follow the steps as instructed in the below:

> Open the installed software on the computer and then get two iPhone devices connected to the computer via the USB cord. Then this software will automatically detect the two devices and scan for all files.

> Now, you can enter the file folders on the old iPhone to preview more detailed file information. While previewing, select the files as wanted and hit the Export option to transfer these files from old iPhone to the computer.

> Then go to the interface where all file folders of your new iPhone are displayed. Enter the right file tab and hit the Import option. Then navigate to the files on the computer and import these files from the computer to your device within simple clicks.

Learn More:

* Best Backup Software for iPhone/iPad/iPod

* Guide on How to Backup iPod without iTunes

Way 3: Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone with iCloud

(Note: Though this way requires no PC/Mac computer, you should make sure that iCloud setup has been installed on the original device. Also, make sure the internet is available and stable, or otherwise you will have to waste too much time in waiting for the file transfer process to get completed.)

- Backup files from your old iPhone to iCloud.

- Restore files from iCloud to your new iPhone.

When finished, your new iPhone will have everything from the old iPhone and you’re now ready to go! Just freely enjoy your new iPhone with all the old data saved on your old device!

Way 4: Transfer data from an old iPhone to iPhone 6/6 Plus with iTunes

1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes and iOS on your computer and your iPhone to get ready;

2. Sync your old iPhone with iTunes so as to backup your data from old iPhone to your computer;

3. Take out the SIM card from your old iPhone and insert it into your iPhone 6;

4. Turn on your new iPhone 6 and enable the Wi-Fi network connection. If you don’t have a Wi-Fi connection, you can also activate by tapping "Connect to iTunes".

5. When prompted to set up your device, select "Restore from iTunes Backup".

6. Connect the new iPhone 6 to the same computer with the iTunes you used to sync your old iPhone. iTunes will ask you whether to restore from backup or set up as new. Just choose the backup record of your old iPhone and click the "Continue" button.

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