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3 Ways to Transfer Data from Old iPhone to iPhone X/8/7/7 Plus

Everyone is expecting the launch of Apple's iPhone X/8/7/7 Plusalongside the new iOS 10. Many rumours and speculations have been thrown about the internet which makes the waiting unbearable. If you are planning to upgrade your iOS device, you are definitely have been thinking of ways you can do an iPhone data transfer to the new device.


Wondershare MobileTrans is a great software that allows you to transfer data between iPhones. Not only that, you can use to perform data transfer on Android, Windows and even Symbian devices. It does not matter which carrier you are on and all you need is a Windows PC or a Mac to aid you. With just one-click, you will be able to transfer contacts, SMSes, call history, calendar items, photos, music, video and apps between different mobile phones based on different mobile operating systems. It has been around for a while now and is packed with many cool key features:


Solution 1. Directly transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 7

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  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from iPhone to iPhone/iPad/Android.
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You will be able to perform direct iPhone data transfer to an iPhone X/8/7/7 Pluswith this software. Here is how you can do so:

Step 1. Connect both iPhones to your computer

After downloading and installing the software on your computer, launch the software. Click on Phone to Phone Transfer.

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Connect both iPhones. It should be able to detect both devices automatically. Make sure the position of both devices are correct---if it is not, click the Flip button.

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Step 2. Select the files and start the transfer process.

In the middle column, select the file types you want to transfer by checking the box next to the file type name. Click on the Start Copy button to start the iPhone data transfer process. Make sure that both iPhones are kept connected to your computer.

It will take a few minutes and you can monitor the progress.

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Solution 2. Selectively transfer data from iTunes backup to iPhone 7

Have you been religiously backing up your iPhone via iTunes? However, you do not plan to restore everything on your new iPhone 7. Here is how you can use Wondershare MobileTrans to perform a selective data transfer:

Step 1. Choose the right restore option

Connect your new iPhone X/8/7/7 Plusto your Windows PC or Mac. Launch the software and click the Restore From Backups option.

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You will then be given several backup file sources. Pick iTunes from the list.

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Step 2. Restore iTunes backup

In the next window, select the iTunes backup file that has the content that you want to restore. Select the file types that you want to restore. In this way, you can just restore contacts and pictures without including memos and apps (if this is what you want) by checking the boxes next to the file type.

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Once you are happy with your selection, click the Start Transfer button to start the selective data transfer process. The amount of time needed to restore everything that you want into your new device will depend on the total content size you are transferring. Make sure that that your iPhone X/8/7/7 Plusis kept connected to your computer.

Part 3: Solution 3. Selectively transfer data from iCloud backup to iPhone 7

If you prefer backing up the content of your device on iCloud instead of iTunes, do not worry. You will be able to perform selective data transfer with iCloud backup data too. Here is how you will be able to do it:

Step 1. Launch and choose restore option

Download and install Wondershare MobileTrans. Launch the software and connect your new iPhone X/8/7/7 Plusto the computer using a USB cable. On the welcome window of the software, click the Restore from Backups option.

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Select iCloud from the list of different sources you can extract your backup file.

restore from icloud to iphone 7

Sign into your iCloud account to access your iCloud backup files.

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Step 2. Download the iCloud backup file

Once you have access to your iCloud account, you will be able to see all the iCloud backup file you have in storage. Download the content of the iCloud backup file by clicking the Download button---this will take several minutes, depending on the amount of content on it.

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restore from icloud to iphone 7

Step 3. Restore iCloud backup

Now that you have the content of your iCloud backup file downloaded, click the Start Transfer button to start the selective data transfer process. Make sure that your iPhone X/8/7/7 Plusremain connected to your computer to ensure that the data transfer is a success.

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Transferring data between iPhones need not be something to be intimidated by. It is really easy and not complicated at all---especially if you have the right tools to help you. With the announcement of iPhone 7's specifications and features, we are sure you are more than excited to officially get your hands on the new device. It looks too amazing for you to dismiss it because you are having troubles with iPhone data transfer.

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