If you’ve just upgraded from your old iPhone to a new iPhone, the first thing you’ll want to do is move your data!

Just order a shiny SE or one of the iPhones 6, or iPhones 6s and need to all your old to your new device? Not a problem! Whether you’re using iCloud or still sticking with iTunes, it’s easy to backup your old and restore to your new . The process is straight forward and I’ll walk you through it every step of the way!

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How to transfer your data to your new using iCloud

If you use Apple’s online service, iCloud, to backup your iPhone, then you can transfer all your data over wirelessly. Depending on when your last backup was, however, you might want to manually trigger a backup before making a transfer. That’ll ensure everything is as up-to-date as possible.

Pick up your old iPhone.Make sure your iPhone or iPad is connected to Wi-Fi. (If you’re low on power, plug in as well.)Launch Settings from the Home screen.Tap on iCloud.Tap on Backup.

Tap on Back Up Now.

Wait for the backup to complete before proceeding.

Pick up your new iPhone.Slide to set up.Follow the directions to choose your language and set up your Wi-Fi network.Select Restore from iCloud backup.

Sign into your iCloud account. (Your Apple ID.)

Tap Next.Agree to the Terms and Conditions and Confirm.Choose your recent backup from the list.

Enter your iCloud password when and if requested.

Depending on how much data you have to download, including music and apps, it might take a while for the transfer to complete. Stay on Wi-Fi as much as possible to speed up the process.

Your iPhone might feel warm for a while, and battery life may take a big initial hit. Don’t worry, that’s the radios and processors working overtime to get everything back in place, and the Spotlight search system indexing it as fast as it can.

How to transfer your data to your new iPhone using iTunes

If you use iTunes to backup your iPhone, then you can transfer your data over using your USB to Lighting cable. Again, depending on when your last backup was, you might want to manually trigger a backup before making a transfer. That’ll ensure everything is as up-to-date as possible.

Even if you don’t typically use iTunes, you may want to just to set up your new iPhone faster. If you use an encrypted back up, not only is it stored securely, but many if not all of your passwords will transfer along as well, saving your having to enter them again.

Note: Make sure you’re running the most recent version of iTunes before transferring your data.

Plug your old iPhone into your Mac or Windows PC.Launch iTunes.Click on the iPhone icon in the menu bar when it appears.Click on Back Up Now. Click on Encrypt Backup and add a password.

Backup Apps, if asked.

Wait for the backup to complete before proceeding.

Pick your new iPhone and plug it into your Mac or Windows PC.Slide to set up on your iPhone.Follow the directions to choose your language and set up your Wi-Fi network.

Select Restore from iTunes backup.

On iTunes on your Mac or Windows PC, select Restore from this backup.Choose your recent backup from the list.Enter your password if your backup was encrypted and it asks.

Depending on how much data you have to download, including music and apps, it might take a while for the transfer to complete. Keep your iPhone plugged into iTunes until the transfer is complete.

Your iPhone might feel warm for a while, and you might burn a lot of battery life for the first few hours or even a day due to the radios working and the Spotlight search system indexing. Just let it finish.

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