How To Transfer Old iPhone apps, games and data to New iPhone 5 - If there is something missing on your new iPhone 5 even though you synced it up with iCloud, you might need to move the data manually. You don’t want to do the hectic process of selecting each and every application in iTunes. If you are on a Mac, simply copy off the data from your device and this article will guide on how it’s done.
- First of all, you will need your old iPhone with the date you want transferred still in it.
- You will also need a Mac and PhoneView that works only on the Mac. This is priced at $29.95.
- You will also need a 30-pin sync cable for the old iPhone.
- You will need the lighting connector cable for the iPhone 5.
Although PhoneView offers a free trial, it limits what you can actually pull from your old device. But you will not be able to transfer it. So, you will need to buy it to recover all the data.
How To Transfer Old iPhone apps, games and data to New iPhone 5
Step 1: You will need to enter the password on your old iPhone and unlock it before you plug it in.
Step 2: Connect your old iPhone using 30-pin sync cable and open PhoneView.
Step 3: Here you will find the main windows and a guide to use PhoneView. Most of your saved applications data will be saved in the documents folder inside the app but the location can vary.
Step 4: Once you find the game data you want to copy, just click on the copy from iPhone button at the top of PhoneView.
Step 5: You will then need to select where to save it to.
Step 6: Once you have everything, you need unplug the old iPhone and plug in the new one.
Step 7: Simply go to each place where you need to put the data in, once you do that, click on copy to iPhone and you are done. You can repeat this process for each game, app, you want on your new device.
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