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How to Clone An iPhone to New iPhone 7/8/8P/X?

Summary: So, you just buy a new iPhone X or iPhone 8, yet you want to give away your old iPhone. If you decide to sell or trade in your old iPhone, one of the important things you would consider is how to deal with the data on your old iPhone. To clone an iPhone, I believe this article can do you a favor.


If you are a big Apple fan, you must keep your eyes on the latest iPhone every year. Apple brings us high-profile iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus this September and some of you might be eager to switch to the brand new gadget. You want to clone an iPhone to the new iPhone X or iPhone 8 for convenient use. So, is there any way to clone an iPhone to a new iPhone directly, for example, transferring everything from your old iPhone to the new iPhone X or iPhone 8/8 Plus?

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The Tool You Will Need:

Well, the answer is absolutely Yes. Here in this guide, we will show you an easy and quick way to clone an iPhone. What you need is the iPhone to iPhone data transfer program - iPhone Data Transfer. It allows you to transfer everything from iPhone to another iPhone, including Contacts, Calendar, bookmarks, books, notes, etc. In addition, iPhone Data Transfer also manages to clone your iPhone data to iPad or iPod, and even Android phones.

Then, how to use the iPhone Data Transfer to clone an iPhone 5/5S/6/6S/6S Plus to 7/7 Plus/8/X? It is easy! Just follow the steps in the below. First of all, download and install the iPhone Data Transfer on your computer. It comes with Windows and Mac versions for your choice.

Step-by-step Guide to Clone An iPhone to New One

Step 1. Launch iPhone Data Transfer

Launch the transfer program on your computer after you installed it. Connect your old and new iPhones simultaneously to the computer via two USB cables. After the connection, the two iPhones will be detected by the program automatically.

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Step 2. Make two iDevices be recognized

After that, you need to make two connected devices be recognized. To achieve that, you should install the latest iTunes on your computer and click "Trust" when the "Trust this computer" window pops up on your mobile phones. If you still fail to connect your iPhone after going with the prompts on the screen, you can go to the page "what to do if my iDevice fails to connect" to find solutions. After establishing the connection, you can see that two mobile phones are displayed in the left and right panels respectively.

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Step 3. Start to clone your iPhone

Tick off the wanted files that you plan to clone to your new iPhone. After that, press "Start Copy" button to start the transfer process. After a few while, all the selected data will be cloned to your new iPhone successfully.

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