How to Restore Messages on New iPhone X/8/7
Want to restore text messages to new iPhone but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to restore messages on new iPhone X/8/7 via traditional methods as well as one quick solution.
This all-sided iOS data transfer tool can always put your important iPhone data in the right place. Now just lets it to help you restore messages to new iPhone X/8/7/6s.
Now you get one new iPhone, unlike others who want to transfer all data from old iPhone to the new one, you just want to restore messages to new iPhone. Luckily, you’ve come to the right page. Here in this guide we will tell you how to restore messages on new iPhone X/8/7/6s in 3 ways. You can read and then choose the method you prefer, by the way, the first method is highly recommended, because it lets you only restore messages to new iPhone.
Part 1. How to Restore Messages on New iPhone via AnyTrans
AnyTrans is one iOS data transfer tool developed by iMobie Inc., an Apple certified developer. It can help you transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone directly, like messages, contacts, music, ringtones, photos, videos etc. You can only choose the data you want to transfer. Now download AnyTrans and follow the steps below to restore messages to new iPhone X/8/7/6s.
Step 1. Launch AnyTrans > Connect your old iPhone and new iPhone to computer via USB cables, AnyTrans will detect the two devices automatically > Click Device Manager > Go to shortcut screen > Click Merge Device.
How to Restore Messages on New iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 1
Step 2. Confirm the target device > Click Right Arrow to continue.
How to Restore Text Messages on New iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 2
Step 3. Choose Messages > Click Right Arrow to start transferring messages to new iPhone.
How to Restore Text Messages to New iPhone via AnyTrans – Step 3
Part 2. How to Restore Messages on New iPhone via iCloud/iTunes
This method indeed can help you restore messages to new iPhone X/8/7, but it will also restore other old iPhone data like photos, videos, ringtones, settings etc. Besides, you may lose the existing data on your new iPhone. If you just want to restore text messages to new iPhone without data loss, please go to Part 1 to get the method.
Restore Messages to New iPhone via iCloud
First connect your two iPhones to Wi-Fi network.
On your old iPhone: Go to Settings > Tap your Account > iCloud > Scroll down and tap iCloud Backup > Turn on Backup > Tap Back Up Now > Wait for the backup.
On your new iPhone: If you have already set your new iPhone, you need to go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings to set your iPhone as new. Then set up your device until you access Apps & Data screen, and choose Restore from iCloud backup.
Restore Messages to New iPhone via iTunes
Step 1. Launch AnyTrans > Plug in your old iPhone > Select your device > Choose This computer > Back Up Now > Wait for the backup.
Step 2. Connect your new iPhone to computer > Select your device > Click Restore Backup… > Choose the backup you created before.
How to Restore Messages on New iPhone via iTunes
The Bottom Line
From the above, we can learn that AnyTrans is one easier way to restore text messages to new iPhone. Besides messages, it can also help you transfer other data to new iPhone without data loss. So why not give it a free try?
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