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 the new iPhone.

Method Effectiveness Difficulty
iCloud Syncing Turn on iCloud for some apps on your new iPhone, and it will automatically transfer data from one iPhone to another.



iCloud Backup When you set up your new iPhone until the Apps & Data screen appears, you can restore data from iCloud Backup.



EaseUS MobiMover You can back up your iPhone to a computer and import the backup file to your new iPhone with EaseUS MobiMover.



Method 1. Transfer iCloud 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 transfer iCloud 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.


Alternatively, do you want to know how to download data from iCloud to iPhone? When you have turned on iCloud sync, you can use iCloud.com to import and save data from iCloud to your iPhone. For example, you can use the website to download photos from iCloud to your iPhone.

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 with QuickStart, you need to erase all content and settings by heading to "General" > "Reset." Then, you can transfer data to a new iPhone after setup with iCloud.

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 transfer data from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud, you can also enable iCloud syncing on the device to make sure the selected file types are always synced with your iCloud. Meanwhile, you can manually add files to iCloud, such as backing up iPhone contacts to 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, and videos on your 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, back up 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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Aware of All Methods to Transfer iCloud to New iPhone? Act Now to Sync New iPhone with iCloud!

Now, you have learned how to transfer iCloud data to a new iPhone and add files from the 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.

FAQs on How to Transfer iCloud Data to New iPhone

1. How do I transfer my iCloud data to another iPhone?

Once you have backed up your iPhone to iCloud, you can set up your new iPhone and choose Restore from iCloud Backup when you see the Apps & Data screen. Then, you should pick the latest backup file to restore and wait for the process to end.

2. How do I transfer everything to my new iPhone?

You can transfer everything from iPhone to iPhone with a professional data transfer tool - EaseUS MobiMover. It can back up all of the content of your device within a few clicks, and it works with a quick transfer speed.

3. How to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without resetting?

The iCloud server allows you to sync data among different iOS devices as long as they are signed in with the same Apple ID; therefore, iCloud enables you to transfer data between two iPhones without resetting. On both of your iPhones, go to Settings > [user name] > iCloud > Toggle on the switch of the app data you want to sync. You may need to choose Merge on the target iPhone if asked.

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Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.

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