So, have you unboxed your new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro? Plenty of reasons to be excited, right? A processor, dual-camera system, all-screen design with True tone display, enhanced battery life, and just the right amount of everything, as Apple quotes. You’ve treated yourself with the perfect tech-delight, my friend.
So, after the unboxing is done, what’s your next step? We transfer our data from our old iPhone to our new device and set our device up, isn’t it? First, we take a backup on iCloud or iTunes using our old device and then we restore the backup on upgraded iPhone for getting started. But this process takes up a lot of time and every passing minute appears so long, especially when we can’t wait to get hands-on with our all-new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro. Yes, we can feel you!
iPhone Migration Tool Can be Your Savior
But here comes a little surprise that can change things for you. Have you heard of Apple’s new Transfer tool that allows you to easily migrate data between two iPhone devices in the blink of an eye? Yes, you heard that right. Forget all the hassle of iCloud and iTunes as this data migration tool is so far the easiest way to set up a new iPhone. (*hands down*)
So, pish posh all the ways that you used earlier, let’s take a quick tour on how to use iPhone migration tool and get started with our brand-new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro.
How to Transfer Data from old iPhone to New with iPhone Migration Tool
Technology keeps getting better and better with each passing day. And yes, there’s no further debate on this. Thanks to Apple for introducing a new migration tool with iOS 12.4 update that the task of setting up a new iPhone a breeze. Using this iPhone migration tool is not just easier but will also save you a lot of time and effort.
Here’s a quick guide on how to use iPhone migration tool to get started with iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro.
Just Make Sure…
You have two devices with you, one is your old iPhone device running on iOS version 12.4 or later and the other newly purchased device which you are setting up. If your old iPhone is not upgraded to iOS 12.4 head on to Settings> General> Software update and first update your device so that we can use Apple’s new migration tool feature.
Getting Started with iPhone Migration Tool
Apple’s Migration tool works just like magic! You simply need to place both the devices near each other and just how AirDrop works all your data will be instantly transferred between two devices.
So, first, you will get a notification on your old iPhone device which includes all your data, asking whether you want to set up a new device with the same Apple ID info. Tap on “Continue” to proceed.
Now point the camera of your old iPhone to the new iPhone’s screen to pair the two devices. And yes, before you do that also make sure that both the devices are unlocked.
Follow the on-screen instructions on your iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro and then you will see two options on the screen to migrate data. First, whether you want to transfer all your data from your old device or if you wish to restore your iCloud data.
Select the first option that says “Transfer from iPhone” for data migration. Wait for a few minutes until the migration process is completed and keep both the phones close to each other meanwhile.
Once the transfer is successfully completed, your new iPhone will reboot and once your device restarts you will have all your photos, contacts, messages, apps and data from your old iPhone right there!
Easy peas, right? So just like that, you can easily set up your new device within a few minutes. We hope this post cleared all your doubts on how to transfer data from old iPhone to new using the iPhone migration tool. If you have any other queries on your mind, or if you face any trouble in transferring data, feel free to ping us!