[2 Ways] How to Get Back to iPhone 15/14/13 Setup Screen

You may want to get back to set up screen on iPhone for some purposes. Just try either methods mentioned in this guide to know how to get back to iPhone setup screen.


By Demi / Updated on May 31, 2024

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Need to get back to iPhone setup screen

I have set up my new iPhone 15, but I need to restore all data from my old iPhone to the new one. I need to get back to iPhone setup screen. Where is iOS setup assistant on iPhone 15, and how can I perform the iPhone migration?

- Question from Apple Community

Why you need to get back to iPhone setup screen?

After getting a new iPhone, did you get so excited and set up the new iPhone right away so that you forgot to transfer data from the old iPhone to the new one from the setup screen?

New iPhone

You may find it is difficult to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone after setup. Therefore, you may wonder how to get back to iPhone setup screen. Keep reading this guide to know how to get back to set up screen on iPhone. You are also given an effective way to transfer everything from old iPhone to new one even though it has set up.

How to get back to iPhone 15/14/13 setup screen

You can easily get iPhone back to the setup process from the Settings app or remotely make it by visiting the website of iCloud.

Get back to iPhone setup screen from the Settings app

The most direct and simplest way you can utilize to get back to iPhone setup screen is to use the factory reset function that hides in the Settings app on your iPhone. Here are the steps to how to get back to set up screen on iPhone.

⚠️Warning: This process will erase all the previous data on your new iPhone. If you have got some new data, you can transfer files from iPhone to PC beforehand.

On your iPhone, locate and choose the Settings app > Tap General > Choose Transfer or Reset iPhone > Tap Erase Content and Settings.

Erase All Content And Settings iOS 15

Enter your passcode and Apple ID passcode when asked. The process will take a few minutes depending on your device. When the procedure is finished, your iPhone will display the Hello screen, and you will get access to the setup screen.

Get back to setup screen on iPhone via iCloud

You can also choose to get back to iPhone set up screen via iCloud without iCloud. But keep in mind that this method is only accessible if you have already enabled the Find My feature. Here are steps of how to get back to iPhone setup screen via iCloud.

Step 1. Go to www.icloud.com/find > Sign in with the iCloud account and password you’re using on iPhone > Click Find My iPhone.

Step 2. Click on the option All Devices > Locate and click your iPhone > Click on Erase iPhone to wipe it.

Erase iPhone From iCloud

Bonus: An easier way for iPhone to iPhone transfer after setup

Actually, you don’t need to get back to iPhone setup screen to get files immigrated to the new iPhone. You can try FoneTool - the professional data transfer software. 

You can let its iPhone to iPhone Transfer feature help you transfer all data and info from old iPhone to new iPhone with one click. It is able to transfer photos, contacts, call history, text messages, memos, calendars, Safari (history, bookmarks), applications (data files, preference), system settings to another iPhone.

The features and advantages of FoneTool:
▪ Transfer after setup. Even though you set up the new iPhone, you can rely on it to transfer everything or selective music, videos, photos from iPhone to computer, iPhone to iPhone, and computer to iPhone.
▪ Transfer between different Apple ID. FoneTool allows you to change Apple ID without losing data.
▪ Fast transfer speed. With a stable connection, the transfer process can be complete at a superfast speed.

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FoneTool supports all iPhone models including the newest iPhone 15/14/13/12/11/iPhone SE 2022, iPad, iPad Air/Pro/Mini and works well with the latest iOS 17/16/15. Free download and transfer data from old iPhone to the new one without getting back to setup screen.

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Detailed steps to iPhone to iPhone transfer after setup
Step 1. Connect two iPhones to computer with USB and run FoneTool.

Step 2. Click Phone Transfer > Choose iPhone to iPhone option and click Start Transfer.

iPhone To iPhone Transfer

Step 3. Make sure the two iPhones are in the right place > Enable backup encryption to encrypt data in source device > Click Start Transfer to transfer everything from iPhone to iPhone. (It will overwrite the corresponding data in the target iPhone.)

Start Transfer

You can also make use of the Selective Backup and Full Backup function in FoneTool to backup iPhone to PC fully and selectively. If needed, the iPhone Eraser function in FoneTool helps wipe old iPhone clean, so that you can sell it out or give it to others.


Hope you will know how to get back to iPhone setup screen after reading this guide. After getting back to the setup screen, you can switch data to new iPhone. Besides, transfer and backup tool FoneTool enables you to perform fully iPhone to iPhone immigration to prevent iPhone data from losing. If this guide helps you, please share it with others.

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.