How to transfer your data from old iPhone to iPhone X

This year, Apple introduced three new iPhone models, including iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. The iPhone X serves as Apple’s top priority to compete directly with other competitors out there. With premium components, the new iPhone X ranks among the most desired smartphones worldwide.

If you are planning to switch from your old iPhone to your new iPhone X, you need to make sure that all your personal data make the switch with you. There is a simple way you can move everything from your old Apple device to your new iPhone X. The coolest part is that you don’t need to install or download an additional app.

In this guide, we will show you how to transfer your data from your old iPhone to iPhone X. Before we begin, make sure you now have the latest version of iTunes on your computer. The process below involves backing up your data using iTunes and then restoring it on your new device.

How to transfer your data from old iPhone to iPhone X

Step one: First off, connect your old iPhone to your computer using a USB cable. After that, open iTunes on your compute (in this guide, we are going to use iTunes on a Mac) and check if you are now running the latest version of iTunes

Step two: Next up, select your iPhone when it shows up in iTunes. If you don’t see your iPhone in iTunes, make sure you disconnect your iPhone and re-connect

Step three: Hit the Summary section. After that, select This Computer and make sure you check the box next to Encrypt iPhone Backup

Step four: Once you are done, choose Back Up Now and then wait until the backup process is complete

Step five: Grab your new iPhone X and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device until your reach the “Apps & Data” screen. Make sure you select Restore from iTunes Backup and then connect your new device to your computer

Step six: On the next screen, check the box next to Restore from this backup and select your iTunes backup

Step seven: Hit Continue and wait until the restoring backup is complete (it may take a while depending how much you are transferring.

Also read: 5 things you should do first on your iPhone X

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