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Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 Contacts Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone

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Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 1
  • Transferring data from your old to your new iPhone is quite simple.
  • There are two ways to transfer all your contacts, calendar items, appointments, reminders, photos, videos, and apps all at once.
  • You can choose between iCloud (for which you need an iCloud account) and iTunes.
  • Both are explained in the following steps.
Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 2

Transferring data via iCloud – step 1

  • If you have an iCloud account, you can create a backup of your old iPhone.
  • To do this, go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup on your device and enable iCloud Backup.
  • You can choose what you do and what you do not want to include in your backup files: photos, e-mail messages, contacts, calendar items, reminders, Safari bookmarks, notes and data in Passbook.

Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 3

Transferring data via iCloud – step 2

  • ICloud will now make a daily copy of the contents of your phone.
  • You can configure whether this is only done when connected to a wireless network, or if iCloud may also use your mobile Internet connection (via 3G / 4G).

Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 4

Transferring data via iCloud – step 3

  • After setting the language, country and wireless network on your new iPhone, the heading Set Up iPhone will appear. Here you select Restore from iCloud Backup.
  • Enter your Apple ID and password and then select the backup you want to use on your new iPhone.
  • Depending on the amount and size of the data in your backup, the transfer may take some time.

Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 5

Transferring data via iTunes – step 1

  • To transfer data using iTunes, you first need to connect your old iPhone to your laptop or PC using a USB cable.
  • Open iTunes and in the menu File, select Devices > Back Up.
  • iTunes will now store a backup of the contents of your iPhone.

Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 6

Transferring data via iTunes – step 2

  • In the menu iTunes > Preferences… > Devices you can now check whether the backup was created successfully.
  • Note the device name and the date and time on which iTunes created the backup.

Apple Apple iPhone 6s Plus - iOS 11 - Contacts - Contact transfer from your old iPhone to your new iPhone - Step 7

Transferring data via iTunes – step 3

  • Now connect your new iPhone using the USB cable.
  • In the menu File select Devices > Restore from Backup…
  • iTunes will now transfer all the data you have saved from your old iPhone to your new iPhone.
  • Depending on the amount and size of the data in your backup, the transfer may take some time.

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