How to Move Info from Old iPhone to New Device

Learn how to move information from an old iPhone to a new device in this Mac tutorial from Howcast.


Hi, Lisa here. And I'm going to show you how to restore a backup from a previous device onto your new device. So first we're going to plug in our new device. And once you've done that, it's going to show up over on the left hand column in the iTunes. You'll click on it, and then under the second heading that says "Backups," on the right hand side you'll see a button that says "Restore Backup." You're going to go ahead and click on that. And we have a backup from about 10 minutes ago of the other iPad, and we can see its name here, and we just click "Restore." Now it will go ahead and give you a progress bar, indicating that it's restoring from the backup along with an estimated time remaining.

Once it's done restoring, you'll get this message saying that the settings have been restored and that you need to leave it connected for it to restart. Once it's restarted, you'll see it again on the left hand side, and you can click on it again. And there you go. Now your device has been restored from an older backup.

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