How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes

This post aims at telling you how to transfer data from one iPhone to another without iCloud or iTunes. If you don’t like to use iTunes or iCloud to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone, this post is exactly what you need.

By Joy Taylor | Posted: Apr. 24, 2018, Last Updated: May. 08, 2018
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If you just want to transfer messages from iPhone to iPhone, you can refer to: How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to iPhone >

If you just want to sync contacts from iPhone to iPhone/iPad, you can read: How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to iPhone/iPad >

If you want to transfer more from iPhone to iPhone, please read on.

The traditional way to transfer everything from iPhone to iPhone is using iCloud or iTunes (backup and restore), however, neither of the two ways is perfect. To begin with, iTunes and iCloud can’t back up all data, not to mention transferring all data from iPhone to iPhone. Besides, you can’t just selectively transfer messages, photos, files from iPhone to another via iTunes/iCloud. Moreover, it is quite hard to use iTunes and iCloud to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone.

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone

Due to all shortcomings mentioned above, many of you might be trying hard to find one way to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud or iTunes. Here in this post, we will bring you a new and quick method to help you transfer all or selected data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud/iTunes.

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An iTunes/iCloud Alternative – AnyTrans for iOS

To transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without complicated backup and restore, you just need AnyTrans for iOS. It marks the revolutionary progress in making iPhone to iPhone data transfer easier and simpler. AnyTrans for iOS is said to be the best iTunes/iCloud alternative because:

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes

Now Free Download AnyTrans for iOS and install it on your computer (Mac or PC), follow the steps below, you can easily transfer data from one iPhone to another.

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Part 1. Transfer All Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes

Step 1Open AnyTrans for iOS and connect with your iPhones > Select your old iPhone. And Clone and Merge allows you to transfer data between two iPhones quickly. (But notice that Clone feature will wipe the selected files on your target iPhone).

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes - Step 1

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes – Step 1

Step 2Confirm the transferring direction and click the “>” button, select all types of data, AnyTrans for iOS will transfer the data from iPhone to iPhone.

How to Transfer All Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes – Step 2

How to Transfer All Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes – Step 2

Part 2. Transfer Selected Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes

Click the  button to choose a specific category like Photos, Notes, Messages, etc. Here take transfer photos from Camera Roll for example.

Step 1. Connect your two iPhones to computer. Click on Photos, choose Photo Library.

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes - Step 1

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes – Step 1

Step 2. Select photos you want to transfer and click To Device button as we show.

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes - Step 2

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes – Step 2

Step 3. After transferring successfully, you can check them in your iPhone 8/X/7/6s/6 with AnyTrans for iOS. You’ll find these photos already in your Photo Library.

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes - Step 3

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes – Step 3

1. Before checking transferred photos in another iPhone, please click the fresh button as we show. Also, you can check them on your iPhone 8/X/7/6s/6/5s/SE/5/4s directly.

2. These 2 methods also work for transferring other kinds of iOS data between two iPhones, in addition, you can use it to transfer data among all iPhones, iPads, iPods.

The Bottom Line

If this post on how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone helps you, please share it with the people around you. Especially for these friends who get a new iPhone, this is the simplest way to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud and iTunes. Additionally, now AnyTrans for iOS provides 7-days free trial for all iPhone users, why not download it and have a free trial?

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.

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