iCloud is an irreplaceable tool to connect you and your Apple devices. With iCloud, you can always have the latest versions of your valuable data on your iOS devices. You're recommended to sync essential data from iPhone to iCloud to avoid data loss caused by accidentally deleting files. Or in most cases, you just buy a new iPhone and want to transfer iCloud data to it.

Method 1. Transfer iCloud Data to New iPhone via iCloud Syncing

If you have already turned on iCloud for some apps on your old iPhone, then you can turn on iCloud on your new iPhone to automatically sync those data to your new iPhone.

Step 1. Connect your new iPhone to the Wi-Fi and sign in to your devices with the same iCloud account.

Step 2. Open "Settings" on your iPhone.

Step 3. Tap on your Apple ID and choose "iCloud." 

Step 4. Tap the switch(es) to turn backups for specific apps such as contacts, photos, etc.


Method 2. Transfer iCloud Data to New iPhone via iCloud Backup

When you set up your new iPhone, you will access a screen namely "Apps & Data." There is an option for you to restore data from iCloud Backup. If you have already completed the initial setup on your new iPhone and want to sync iCloud data with your new iPhone in this way, you need to erase all content and settings by heading to "General" > "Reset." 

Step 1. Turn on your new iPhone and follow the guide to set up the iPhone.

Step 2. From the Apps & Data screen, tap "Restore from iCloud Backup," then sign in to iCloud with the same ID.

Step 3. Review the Terms and Conditions and click "Accept" to proceed.

Step 4. Choose a backup from the list of available backups in iCloud.

Step 5. Continue to finish the setup after the restore completes.

Step 6. To check if all the data has been transferred to your new device, follow "Settings" > "your name" > "iCloud" > "Storage."


After you have transferred iCloud data to the new iPhone, you can also enable iCloud syncing on the device to make sure the selected file types always synced with your iCloud. Meanwhile, you can manually add files to iCloud such as import contacts into iCloud.

Method 3. Transfer Data to New iPhone via EaseUS MobiMover

If you have backed up your data or saved plenty of files like photos, music, videos on our computer, then you can use free iPhone transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover to import them to your new iPhone.

With this program, you can transfer files from computer to iPhone, backup data from iOS devices to computer, and sync data between iPhone and iPad in simple steps.

To import data from computer to iPhone with EaseUS MobiMover:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and tap "Trust" on your device. Start EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to the "PC to Phone" mode. Click "Select Files" to transfer data from computer to iPhone without iTunes.

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Step 2. Windows File Explorer is now open, so you can freely browse the files you want to transfer. After choosing the desired files, click "Open".

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Step 3. You can preview the detailed information of selected files on the right pane. The "Add Contents" option allows you to add more items to transfer. You can also directly drag the files to the appointed area. Finally, click "Transfer" to transfer data from your computer to iPhone. Don't disconnect your iPhone until the process accomplishes. The transfer won't take long, so wait patiently.

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The Bottom Line

Now you have learned how to transfer iCloud data to a new iPhone and add files from computer to iPhone directly with EaseUS MobiMover. If you want to AirDrop contacts from iPhone to iPhone, you can read the online guide to make it.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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