iPhone Migration Guide
This method transfers:
- App settings
- Apple Watch data & settings
- Messages (text, MMS, iMessages)
- Media (pictures, videos, music)
- Call history
- iPhone settings
Before you begin:
- Unpair your Apple Watch from your current phone to auto create a current watch backup.
- Upgrade your new iPhone to the most current iOS. Tap Settings > General > Software Update and follow the prompts to complete the update. Your new iPhone must match or be on a higher version than your current phone in order to transfer content.
- Check that both phones are at least half charged or connected to a power source.
- Make sure there’s enough storage for your content on your new iPhone. We recommend keeping content on iCloud to reduce what you store on your phone.
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