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With the release of the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, you might be wondering how to make the switch from your old iPhone. This guide demonstrates how to transfer old iPhone data to the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. The guidelines described here are also correspondent to iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus & iPhone X

The CopyTrans 4Pack offers an all-inclusive approach to transfer old iPhone contacts, messages, music, apps, photos, calendars, notes and more. The 4Pack is a set of four programs designed to help you migrate iPhone data from A to Z: CopyTrans, CopyTrans Contacts, CopyTrans Photo and CopyTrans TuneSwift. Find out more about the CopyTrans 4Pack by referring to the page below: 4Pack Info and Download

Learn how to:

Transfer entire content from old iPhone to new iPhone

Use CopyTrans Shelbee to back up the content of your old iPhone and restore it to the new iPhone. CopyTrans Shelbee is a dedicated iOS backup tool that saves iPhone apps, app documents, messages, contacts, calendars, camera roll photos and videos as well as iPhone preferences. Download CopyTrans Shelbee for free: Download CopyTrans Shelbee main copytrans shelbee window

Transfer old iPhone contacts, calendars and notes* to iPhone 6s / iPhone 6s Plus

You can transfer contacts, calendars and notes* from one iPhone to the next in two easy steps via CopyTrans Contacts:

  1. Export the data from the old iPhone to a PC.

  2. Import the files to the new iPhone 6s / 6s Plus.

CopyTrans Contacts allows you to export contacts, calendars and notes* from one iPhone and then import the files to the new iPhone 6s as well as to iPhone 6s Plus. Here’s how move contacts from one iPhone to the next:
Transfer iPhone contacts to iPhone 6s main copytrans contacts window
Transferring calendars and notes* between iPhones is as easy. Be sure to check CopyTrans Contacts’ set of online tutorials for a dedicated guide on transferring calendars and notes* from an old iPhone to iPhone 6s or to iPhone 6s Plus.

*Due to iOS 11 limitations, some features no longer work.

Transfer music and movies from old iPhone to new iPhone

Use CopyTrans in combination with iTunes to transfer music from an old iPhone to a new iPhone 6s / 6s Plus:

  1. Backup the audio/video tracks and playlists from the old iPhone straight to iTunes on the PC as described here:
    Smart Backup with CopyTrans
    NOTE: If you have music on the new iPhone, effectuate a Smart Backup of that device too.

  2. Once you ensure that all music and videos are in iTunes on the PC, sync the new iPhone with iTunes. Never sync an empty iTunes library with an iDevice containing music and videos as iTunes will delete these from the device. copytrans main program window

Transfer photos between old iPhone and new iPhone 6s / 6s Plus

Use CopyTrans Photo to transfer photos between the old iPhone and the new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus in two steps:

  1. Move all old iPhone photos to the PC.

  2. Once the old iPhone photos are on the PC, copy them to the new iPhone.

To transfer your photos from the old to the new iPhone, download CopyTrans Photo from the following page:
Transfer old iPhone photos to iPhone 6s main copytrans photo window

NOTE: The methods above allow the transfer of individual or multiple files of your choice such as contacts, calendars, photos and music between the old iPhone and the new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. This offers an advantage over the backup-and-restore process featured with iCloud or iTunes. Neither iCloud, nor iTunes allow restoring of selected iPhone data. In addition iPhone backups made via iCloud or iTunes do not include iPhone songs or videos. To find out more about what content is backed up with iOS backups in iCloud and in iTunes , please refer to this article.

This is how to easily transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus.

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.