How Can I Transfer Contacts From iPhone 5S To iPhone 6?


“I want to transfer my iPhone 5S contacts to the new iPhone 6. How can I transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to iPhone 6? iPhone 5S, iOS 8.3”

The above was extracted from Apple community and I think most of you are not strange at such a problem about how to transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to iPhone 6. It is always exciting when get a new iPhone 6 but also, it is annoying and troublesome to transfer iPhone contacts and other data from old iPhone 5S to new iPhone 6 just as this user did. But, things always get fixed and there are still methods to transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to iPhone 6.

In order to transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to iPhone 6, you need the help from iFonebox. Most of them are familiar with iFonebox, as is known as a powerful and professional iOS data recovery software. Yeah, iFonebox is powerful enough to recover deleted data like contacts, notes and messages from your iPhone or iPad. To extract and restore lost data from your iTunes or iCloud backup is also not a big deal. Another compelling feature of iFonebox is that it is able to transfer recovered contacts and notes to your iOS devices directly. Here, two steps for you to transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to iPhone 6: back up contacts on iPhone 5S; use iFonebox to extract contacts from backup files and transfer them to iPhone 6. 

How to transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to iPhone 6?

I think you can do the backup for iPhone 5S contacts with iTunes or iCloud by yourself, here, I want to focus on extract and transfer contacts from backup to iPhone 6. Firstly, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Certainly, free trial version(Win and Mac) is also available. You can follow the text 3 simple steps:

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Don’t forget to connect your iPhone 6 to the computer so that contacts can be transferred to your iPhone 6.
  2. Scan contacts from your iTunes backup.
  3. Preview and choose contacts to transfer. After scanning, you have the chance to preview and select all contacts you need, then click Recover to Device to finish the whole process.


Notes: if you use iCloud to back up iPhone 5S contacts, you can also choose Recover from iCloud Backup in the first step. Just sign in with your Apple ID and Password to do the above process.

With iFonebox, it is pretty convenient to transfer contacts from iPhone 5S to your new iPhone 6.


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