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With the new iPhone models now available, users might be looking for help to transfer data from the old iPhone to the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Transferring data is quite a simple process which can be done through either iCloud or iTunes.

Below are two different methods to transfer data from the old iPhone to the new edition:you can use either of them. Also note that the old iPhone device should be running the iOS 8 software.

Before jumping to the tutorial, users are advised to manually back up the old iPhone. This is for those who wish to restore from an iCloud backup. If you are using iTunes to restore, skip this section.

How to back up old iPhone to iCloud

  • Launch Settings app on the iPhone
  • Tap on iCloud
  • Tap Backup>> Back Up Now and wait for the process to complete

Once the backup is completed, move forwards through the next section.

How to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus via iCloud

Step-1: Power on the new iPhone, you should see a welcome screen. Slide your finger across to the bottom option which says slide to set up

Step-2: Choose your desired language

Step-3: Select the country or region accordingly

Step-4: Choose Wi-Fi network and enter the password for it. Choose Use Cellular in case you don't have access to Wi-Fi. Note that some items in the iCloud backup will be restored without Wi-Fi. Other will be available once the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Otherwise you can choose to restore from an iTunes backup

Step-5: Select Restore from iCloud backup on the next screen

Step-6: Sign into your iCloud account and tap next

Step-7: Agree to the terms and conditions then confirm by agreeing in the popup menu

Step-8: Choose backup

Step-9: Type in iTunes or iCloud passwords you are asked and tap Next

Step-10: Wait for the iPhone to restore from iCloud. This process will take some time depending on the data the device has

That's it. You are done.

How to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus via iTunes

Those who believe that iTunes backup and restore is a safe method may follow the guide below. You should be having the latest version of iTunes.

Step-1: Power on the new iPhone, you should see a welcome screen. Slide your finger across to the bottom option saying slide to set up

Step-2: Choose your desired language

Step-3: Select the country or region accordingly

Step-4: Choose Wi-Fi network and enter the password for it. Choose Use Cellular in case you don't have access to Wi-Fi

Step-5: On the next screen, select Restore from iTunes backup

Step-6: Your iOS device will prompt to connect it with the computer having iTunes backups

Step-7: Follow the prompts in iTunes to select most recent backup

The backup time depends on the amount of data stuffed in the iOS device. Until the process is completed, do not unplug the iPhone from the computer.

[Source: iMore]