How to Transfer iCloud Data to New iCloud Account [2024 Updated]

This article explains how to transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account using three different methods. You'll learn how to do it manually, with a PC, and with EaseUS MobiMover.

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Sofia Albert

Updated on May 21, 2024

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Highlights

  • EaseUS MobiMover's iCloud manager feature can transfer data from one iCloud account to another.
  • You can manually transfer iCloud data from one account to the next. Simply backup your iCloud data from your iPhone one last time and Sign Out. Then, sign in with a new account and restore it.
  • Download iCloud on your PC and sign into your account. Then, download iCloud data to the PC. Now, sign out from the old account, sign in with the new one, and upload the previously downloaded data.

You've got a new iPhone and are now trying to switch your data. But you don't know how to transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account. Now, fret not because we're here to discuss it and see how you can move your data from one iCloud account to the next.

So, there are quite a few ways to do this, and it's better if you have a PC or Mac. Because it's way easier then, you can easily get all your data transferred quickly. So, follow EaseUS MobiMover to dive right in and understand how to transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account.

Is It Possible to Transfer Data from iCloud to iCloud

Yes, it is possible to transfer data from iCloud to iCloud. In fact, there are multiple ways to do it, each with its perks. However, it can be a tedious process, and we suggest backing up or restoring only the data you need.

This includes photos, videos, and contacts. Besides, it's also good if you go through your gallery and delete videos or photos that might slow down the process. Doing a sweep like this will ensure you only restore the data you need from one iCloud to another.

We also suggest using a PC or Mac to ensure a swift data transfer, as it's much easier. Besides, the PC/Mac iCloud is much better for selecting the files you wish to transfer/download. So, let's keep going to find out how to transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account.

Easiest Way to Transfer iCloud Data to New iCloud Account

One of the best and easiest ways to transfer iCloud data from an old to a new iCloud account is via EaseUS MobiMover. Some of you may not be new to this program, as it has been the go-to solution for many of you for mobile data transfer-related operations.

This software has all the features you need, including one called "iCloud Manager." As the name suggests, it allows you to manage all of your iCloud-related necessities, including transferring data from one account to another. You can achieve easy data syncing between two iCloud accounts.

Besides that, this tool is filled to the brim with exciting features, such as:

So, this is the best option to copy your iCloud data from your previous account to the new one. Download and install it on your PC or Mac, and try its wonderful features.

Transfer Data from iCloud to New iCloud Account Manually

Another way to transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account is manually, but this could be tedious. It's not exactly difficult, but it involves a lot of back-and-forth between logging in and logging out of your Apple ID. However, the first thing you need to do is backup your data from the older iCloud account.

So, here is the first thing you need to do:

Step 1. Head into the "Settings" app on your iPhone and tap your screen name.

Step 2. Now choose the "iCloud" option and head into "iCloud Backup".

Step 3. Finally, tap on "Back Up Now" and leave the settings app.

go to icloud backup settings on your iphone

This might take a while, so let the backup finish, and then sign out of your account like this:

Step 1. Head into your "Settings" app again and tap your username again.

Step 2. Scroll to the bottom, tap the "Sign Out" option, then confirm.

tap sign out icloud option on your iphone

Now, you'll have to sign back up using the new account, which is the one you wish to transfer your data to.

Step 1. Tap on the vacant username now.

Step 2. Sign into your new Apple ID.

Step 3. Confirm with ID verification.

confirm apple id verification on your new device

Now that you've signed back using the new account, it's time to restore the data from the previous one:

Step 1. Head into "Settings" and account once more.

Step 2. Now tap on "iCloud" and then "iCloud Backup".

Step 3. Choose the "Restore from iCloud Backup" option.

Step 4. Sign in using the older iCloud account/Apple ID.

Step 5. Now, restore the most recently backed-up data.

restore recently backed up data from icloud backup

That's how to manually transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account. It takes a lot more time than the EaseUS MobiMover method, but it will get things done if you don't have access to a computer.

Transfer iCloud Data to New iCloud Account Through iCloud.com And Computer

This next simple method requires using the iCloud website on a PC or Mac. It allows you to download the data from one iCloud account and then copy it to the next one. This method can be a bit dreary and not as quick as EaseUS MobiMover, but it's still a reliable way to do it.

So, here's how to transfer iCloud data to new iCloud account with iCloud.com and a computer:

Step 1. Download iCloud on Windows or Mac (optional) and Install it.

Or

Go to iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID.

download icloud on your windows pc

Step 2. Now, sign into your Apple ID on iCloud.

Step 3. Choose a data option, i.e., Photos or Contacts.

choose data option photos or contacts

Step 4. Select all of the data and tap the "Download" button in the top-right.

tap download icon to download icloud photos

Step 5. Now, sign out of your iCloud account.

Step 6. Sign in with the new iCloud account.

Step 7. Tap the "Upload" button and choose the previously downloaded data.

tap upload button and choose the previously downloaded data

You can do it on a PC or Mac. You can use the iCloud.com website, but it'll be better if you download the installable software on a PC, as Mac already has it.

Conclusion

There you have it, folks: how to transfer iCloud data to a new iCloud account using three simple and effective methods. All of the methods we talked about have their pros and cons, but there is no question that EaseUS MobiMover has the best features for it.

The method using the iCloud feature isn't only the quickest and easiest. While all of the methods are effective, EaseUS MobiMover has the most features and is better overall. So, download the tool and transfer your data from one iCloud account to the next without any fuss.

FAQs on How to Transfer iCloud Data to New iCloud Account

There might be some questions still lingering in your mind, and here are the answers to them:

1. How do I transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud?

You can use the AirDrop app for both iPhones to transfer data from one to the other without using iCloud. Turn on the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on your iPhone, and then use the AirDrop option to transfer data.

2. How long does it take to back up your iPhone to iCloud?

The backup process depends on the data and internet speed. If you have 20GB or more data, you can expect it to finish backing up in 1-2 hours. However, if you have data under 10 GB, it might take less than 30 minutes.

3. How do I create a new Apple ID and transfer data?

You can create a new Apple ID by going to the Apple ID sign-up page. From there, provide the key information required for Apple ID creation, such as email, username, phone number, etc. Then, the aforementioned methods will be used to transfer data. For the best results, use EaseUS MobiMover to sign in with your Apple ID and transfer data.

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Updated by Sofia Albert

Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery.

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