Buying a new iPhone 15? Know how to transfer data from your old iPhone

Are you buying the new Apple iPhone 15? If yes, then know ways on how you can easily transfer data from your old iPhone to the latest one.

| Updated on: Sep 22 2023, 14:31 IST
iPhone 15 done and dusted, check what is likely coming in iPhone 16
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1/11 Exciting rumors surround the iPhone 16 already - solid-state buttons, larger displays, under-display Face ID, Wi-Fi 7, and the potential for a port-less iPhone 16 Ultra model.   (Apple)
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2/11 1. Dynamic Island Standard: Building on the iPhone 14 Pro models, Dynamic Island is now a standard feature across all iPhone 15 models, enhancing user interactions and multitasking capabilities.  (Apple)
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3/11 2. USB Type-C Port: Apple has bid farewell to its proprietary lightning connector, opting for a USB Type-C port in the iPhone 15 series, aligning with industry standards for charging and connectivity.  (Apple)
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4/11 3. Action Button and Titanium Frame: Notable design changes include the introduction of the action button and a titanium frame, enhancing both aesthetics and durability. (Apple)
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5/11 4. Periscope Camera: The iPhone 15 series introduces a periscope camera, likely improving zoom capabilities and overall photography experiences. (Apple)
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6/11 Now, let's delve into the rumored upgrades expected in the iPhone 16: 1. Solid-State Buttons: While the iPhone 15 series retained physical volume buttons, it's rumored that the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max models will introduce haptic solid-state buttons, replacing the physical volume buttons for a sleeker design. (Apple)
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7/11  2. Bigger Displays: Apple analyst Ross Young has claimed that even bigger iPhones will come next year. Apple may continue its trend of larger displays, with the iPhone 16 Pro featuring a 6.3-inch screen and the iPhone 16 Pro Max boasting a massive 6.9-inch display.  (Apple)
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8/11 3. Under-Display Face ID: Apple is considering incorporating under-display Face ID technology, eliminating the need for a notch or visible sensors for a cleaner, full-screen design, possibly arriving in 2024. Notably, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple may introduce a full-screen iPhone in 2024.   (Apple)
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9/11 4. Wi-Fi 7: The iPhone 16 Pro models might feature Wi-Fi 7 technology, offering faster data transmission across 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz bands, with speeds of up to 40 Gbps, promising improved connectivity performance.  (Apple)
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10/11 5. Port-Less iPhone 16 Ultra: There's speculation that the iPhone 16 Ultra may eliminate the USB Type-C port entirely, further simplifying the design. Additionally, this model might feature a faster processor and enhanced camera capabilities.  (Apple)
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11/11 6. Potential New iPhone Lineup: Some reports suggest that the iPhone 16 Ultra could be a completely new addition to the lineup, distinct from the existing four models, offering unique features and capabilities. (Apple)
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The Apple iPhone 15 model will go on sale from today! So, if you are buying a new iPhone, know how you can transfer data from your old iPhone. (Bloomberg)

Starting today, buyers will be able to get their hands on the latest Apple iPhone 15 series models as they will go on sale globally. The new iPhone 15 price starts from Rs.79990 for the standard version and Rs.134900 for the iPhone 15 Pro. After buying the new iPhone, the most tricky thing iPhone users face is transferring their entire mobile data such as files, texts, documents, images, etc. to the new iPhone. Therefore, to make your task easy, we have compiled ways to transfer iPhone data to the latest iPhone 15.

Here is how to transfer data to iPhone 15 from your old iPhone

  • The first and foremost thing an iPhone user needs to do is to backup and restore their data from iCloud Backup. To back up your data, go to your iPhone settings and look for iCloud Backup, then simply back up your data. Once done, normally set up your iPhone 15 and sign in to your Apple account and you'll be good to go in a few minutes.
  • Users can also directly transfer their data from their old iPhone to the new iPhone 15 while setting up their phone. Make sure both devices are connected to WiFi for quick transfer. Note that, the transfer time will depend upon the file sizes.
  • There is another easy way to transfer or you can say save your data. When creating a backup for your entire data from your iPhone, you'll get an additional option called “Other Options” from where you can save your data to your Mac. You'll first need to plug in your iPhone with Mac to backup data easily.

These are some of the ways through which you can transfer your iPhone data to the new iPhone 15. However, if you own an Android smartphone, check out the below steps to transfer data to iPhone 15:

  • Bring your Android smartphone close to the new iPhone and follow the setup process.
  • On the Quick Start screen, tap Set Up Manually
  • Find the Apps & Data screen and choose “Move Data from Android.”
  • On your Andriod device, You'll have to download the “Move to iOS app”
  • After setting up the app, you'll receive a 6-digit code which you'll need to enter on your iPhone.
  • Then wait for the data to be transferred to your iPhone.

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First Published Date: 22 Sep, 14:30 IST