[4 Ways] How to Clone to iPhone 14/15 from Old iPhone

When you get a new iPhone 14/15, you may want to clone iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone without data loss. Here in this guide, you will know how to clone to iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone in four effective ways.


By Demi / Updated on May 31, 2024

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How do I clone an iPhone to another?

I have an iPhone 7 Plus. I recently acquired another one. I would like to clone the first to the second. Is that possible and if so, how do I do it?

- Question from Apple Community

New iPhone series always comes with new colors and designs, lager sizes, better cameras, and so on, which catches a large number of users’ eyes. And when you upgrade to a new iPhone, the urgent demand for an iPhone-to-iPhone clone arises.

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Fortunately, there are both built-in functions or utilities on Apple devices and third-party solutions available to assist with iPhone cloning. Every technique differs at several points. Follow this guide to choose the one that best suits your needs and to know how to clone to iPhone 14 from old iPhone quickly and easily.

One-click iPhone 14/15 clone from old iPhone with FoneTool

FoneTool stands out as one of the best and most professional iOS data backup & transfer tools, enabling you to clone old iPhone to new iPhone 14/15 without backup. Besides, what makes it different from other tools is that FoneTool also supports you to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone after setup without backup your old iPhone/


✔ Transfer everything from old iPhone to new iPhone. All data including photos, contacts, notes, settings, Safari, applications, etc. from old iPhone to the new iPhone.
✔ Transfer without Apple ID limitation. FoneTool allows you to transfer data among different Apple IDs.
✔ Simple and fast transfer process. Within a few clicks, you can clone everything to iPhone in no more than half an hour.
✔ Wide compatibility. FoneTool is perfectly compatible with models of iPhone from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 15 series, as well as iPad and iPod.

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Step 1. Connect both iPhone on your computer > Launch FoneTool and click Phone Transfer > Get to iPhone to iPhone and click Start Transfer.

Tip: If there is only one USB cable, you can use the "Full Backup" function from "Phone Backup" in FoneTool to backup the whole device to a PC, and then "Restore" to the new iPhone 14/15 to realize the switch.

iPhone To iPhone Transfer

Step 2. Wait for the old iPhone and new iPhone 14/15 to be listed at the right place. You can enable Backup encryption to encrypt the data in your source iPhone.

Backup Encryption Not Enabled

Note: If you enable backup encryption, you will be asked to enter the backup password to access the backup files.

Step 3. Click Start Transfer to begin the transfer > Wait for the transfer to complete, and the target iPhone will be restarted automatically.

Start Transfer

After restarting, you can check whether all the contents have been copied to your new iPhone. Optionally, you can also transfer selective photos, contacts, etc. between two iPhones using FoneTool.

If you don't need the old iPhone anymore, the Erase iPhone function in FoneTool can offer you a professional service to deeply wipe your iPhone clean.

How to clone to iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone using Quick Start

During the setup process, you are given the option to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without backup, that is Quick Start. Keep two iPhone close to each other and connect them to the same Wi-Fi.

Step 1.  Turn on your iPhone 14/15 > On the old iPhone, Set Up New iPhone will be displayed, which will ask you if you want to use your Apple ID to set up your new iPhone > Tap Continue if you confirm. (Turn on Bluetooth if you can’t see the option to continue.)

Enable Quick Start Source iPhone

Step 2. Scan the swirling blue pattern on iPhone 14/15 using the camera of your old iPhone > If asked, you need to enter the passcode on new iPhone.

Enter Passcode On Target iPhone

You can choose to set up Touch ID or Face ID right away or later when you are prompted to do so. After that, you should transfer your data.

Step 4. On the new iPhone, select Transfer from iPhone > Agree to the terms and conditions > Choose whether you want to transfer the settings in Siri, Maps, and other apps to the new iPhone or customize them yourself > Tap Continue.

Wireless Transfer Data With Quick Start

Sometimes, Quick Start may not work due to a poor connection between two iPhones or any other unknown errors, you may need this guide to help yourself out.

How to clone to iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone with iCloud

If you used to backup old iPhone to iCloud, you can clone to iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone with it when you setup new iPhone. However, because of its limited storage capacity, many users quit using it. You can attempt this if you purchased additional capacity to backup your iPhone to iCloud. If not, you risk losing a lot of data. Follow the steps below to learn how to clone iPhone to new iPhone 14/15.

Step 1. Turn on your new iPhone 14/15 > Follow the onscreen setup process until you see the App & Data screen > Choose Restore from iCloud Backup.

Step 2. Sign in to iCloud with your Apple ID > Choose a backup then the clone task starts.

Restore iCloud Backup

How to clone to iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone via iTunes

iTunes is used to manage the media files on your iOS devices. You can also use it to fully backup and restore your iPhone. If you choose to clone old iPhone to new iPhone 14/15 via iTunes, it is suggested to backup the old iPhone first to avoid data loss. Make sure you have the latest iTunes installed on your computer, then follow the steps to make it.

Backup old iPhone via iTunes
Connect the old iPhone to computer with USB > Click the phone icon > Summary > Click Back Up Now to start the backup.


Clone to new iPhone 14/15
Step 1. Go through the setup process on your new iPhone 14/15 > Choose Restore from Mac or PC.

Restore From Mac Or PC

Step 2. Connect your new iPhone 14/15 > Open iTunes and choose your iPhone > Choose Restore Backup.

Restore iTunes Backup

Step 3. Pick the latest version of backup > Enter the password if you have encrypted the backup > Click Restore and wait for the clone process to complete.

Click Restore iTunes


That’s all for the four solutions about how to clone to iPhone 14/15 from old iPhone. If you have the latest iCloud/iTunes backup, you can choose restore the backup to the new iPhone. If not, you can rely on Quick Start and FoneTool to clone iPhone 14/15 without backup. The methods in this post also applied to the newest iPhone 15. For more queries and suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

Demi · Editor
Demi is an editor of FoneTool group as well as a good advisor in the area of iOS-related issues. She does well in finding solutions to people's problems. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and watching movies. She spends most of her free time with her pet and family.