How to Transfer Data from Old Phone to New iPhone 6s/6s Plus

iPhone 6s and iOS 9 have come. Are you ready to upgrade to a new iPhone 6s/6s Plus? Let’s have a glimpse of the new iPhone first.

*Available in silver, gold, space gray, and rose gold
*3D Touch
*A9 chip with integrated M9 motion coprocessor
*12MP iSight camera with Focus Pixels, True Tone flash, and Live Photos
*4K video recording 

Rose gold may be a distinct new feature of iPhone 6s/6s Plus for many iPhone users. However, 3D Touch is the truly cool spotlight. With 3D Touch, the new iPhone can sense how deeply you press on the screen and respond with different operations. For example, if someone sends you a link to a website while you are reading e-book, you can peek at it by a light press on the link without leaving the screen you are on. Additionally, 4K video recording and advanced camera will greatly rich your life. And with powerful A9 chip, it will definitely run more smoothly and hugely enhance user experience.  

In short, this is a worth-owning new generation iPhone indeed. Then, how to transfer data from your old phone to the new iPhone? Such as from old Android(Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, etc) to iPhone 6s/6s Plus, or from old iPhone (iPhone 4/4S/5/5S/6) to iPhone 6S/6S Plus? Don’t worry. Let Gihosoft Mobile Transfer help you. In addition to transferring contacts, SMS, calendar, photos, music and videos from old phone, Gihosoft can also transfer data from iTunes backup to your new iPhone 6s/6s Plus. Please download and install Gihosoft Mobile Transfer to your computer.

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Part 1. Transfer data from old Android or iPhone to new iPhone 6s/6s Plus

You need: a computer, an old Android phone or iPhone, a new iPhone 6s/6s Plus, two USB cables.

When you run the program, the default mode is Phone to Phone Transfer. Under this mode, you can transfer data from old Android phone (like Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC Desire) or iPhone to new iPhone 6s/6s Plus. Just connect an iPhone 6s/6s Plus and an Android or iPhone to computer via USB cables. You will be shown as follow with your phone names following “Source” and “Destination”.

You can click “Flip” to switch the source device and destination device. Make sure your iPhone 6s/6s Plus is the destination device. Then tick after the file types. You can transfer data, like contacts, SMS, calendar, photos, videos, music, etc., from old Android or iPhone to your new iPhone 6s/6s Plus. Just click “Start Copy” to begin the process.
Note: If you want to transfer data from old Android to new iPhone 6s/6s Plus, you should turn on USB debugging on Android device before connecting it to computer.

Part 2. Transfer data from iTunes to iPhone 6s/6s Plus

You need: a computer, an iPhone 6s/6s Plus and an iPhone USB cable, iTunes backup file on your computer.

Gihosoft Mobile Transfer can automatically recognize iTunes backup files on your computer if you have backed up old iPhone 6/5s/5/4s/4 data to iTunes on your computer. Connect your new iPhone 6s/6s Plus to your computer and click “Switch to iTunes to Phone Transfer Mode”.

There will be a list of iTunes backup of your old iPhone on the left panel. The destination device should be your iPhone 6s/6s Plus. Choose the backup that you want and select the data you need, then click “Start Copy”. It will take minutes to complete the transfer from iTunes to new iPhone.

Note: If you have ever owned an iPhone and synced data to iCloud, you could sign in iCloud account on the new iPhone 6s/6s Plus to restore the synced data, like contacts, calendar and photos.