Apple constantly brings plenty of updates and excellent features with its brand new iPhones to provide a seamless user experience. The smartness, unique features and creativity of the products and services provided by the company are some of the major factors that compel users to upgrade their iPhones.
Every time you switch to a new iPhone, the first thing to do is to sync all the important information, especially the contacts from your old iPhone to a new one. It has become essential for users to move all the contacts to the new device so that they can keep in touch with their friends, family and colleagues.
If you are wondering how to transfer contacts from an old iPhone to a new one, then we have got you covered. There are a number of options available for transferring contacts. The process can be completed by following a simple step-by-step guide.
Here’s how you can import contacts to a new iPhone using transfer software:
If you want to transfer your contacts, data and settings from your old to new iPhone, then you can use ‘AnyTrans’. It is an easy-to-use and professional iPhone data manager that helps a user to transfer contacts in a hassle-free manner.
The speed of ‘AnyTrans’ is superfast and no data will be deleted while transferring the contacts. It also supports all iOS devices and versions and you also have the option to preview the contacts before transferring them. Follow these steps to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone:
Step 1: You need to launch the program on your desktop and choose the ‘Phone transfer’ option from the interface.
Step 2: You will have to connect both the iPhones to the computer with the help of USB cables. Once you connect them, use the Flip button and then choose Source and Destination iPhone. All your available files on both iPhones will be selected and shown.
Step 3: Now, check the ‘Contacts’ option and click on the ‘Start’ button. Your iPhone contacts will be transferred quickly with the help of ‘AnyTrans’. Make sure that you don’t disconnect the devices unless the process is completed.
Steps for transferring contacts from one iPhone to another using iCloud:
iPhone users have the privilege to save their iPhone data online using iCloud services. You also sync your contacts and other data to the cloud automatically using Wi-Fi or mobile data. Follow these steps to transfer contacts from one iPhone to another with iCloud:
Step 1: Go to iPhone settings and find your profile. Tap on it and choose iCloud.
Step 2: After choosing iCloud, go to the Contacts option and turn it on. All your contacts will be uploaded to iCloud server.
Step 3: Now, go to another iPhone and tap your Contacts on. The contacts of your old iPhone will be synced with the new iPhone in some time automatically.
However, if you are logging in to your iCloud account for the first time, then log in using your Apple id and password.
Here’s how you can transfer contacts from an old iPhone to a new one using iTunes:
An iPhone user can transfer their old contacts after backing them up on their computer with the help of iTunes. You have to make sure that you are using the latest version of iTunes for transferring the contacts. Follow these steps for the same:
Step 1: First of all, you need to launch iTunes and connect your old iPhone with the computer.
Step 2: After your iPhone is connected successfully, go to the ‘Summary’ tab and you will get the ‘Backup’ button.
Step 3: Finish the backup process successfully. Now go to Preferences>Devices. You will see the date and time of your backup with the device name. Your backup is completed in a successful manner if your old device name exists.
Step 4: Turn on your new iPhone and connect it to iTunes. Restore any data stored on your previous device.
Step 5: After the old data is restored, turn off your phone and then turn it on by pressing the home button. Follow the on-screen instructions and you will find the ‘Apps and Data’ option.
Step 6: Tap on the ‘Restore from iTunes Backup’ and tap next. Now, connect your new iPhone with the computer which you used earlier to back up old iPhone data.
Step 7: Select your device and click on the ‘Restore Backup’ button in the summary tab. Select the previously made Backup and click on ‘OK’. Your new contacts will be restored on your new iPhone.
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