Want to Transfer Photos from Old iPhone to New iPhone?
If you get a new iPhone, you may need to move your important photos, videos to it, just like the scenario. To do so, you can check out the following 4 methods and choose a proper one based on your requirements and preference.
How to Transfer Photos from Old iPhone to New iPhone?
Way 1 can help you transfer selected photos from old iPhone to new iPhone with one click
Way 2 will tell you how to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone using AirDrop
Way 3 will show you how to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone with iCloud
Way 4 is able to transfer photos as long as other files from old iPhone to new iPhone
Way 1. How to Transfer Photos from Old iPhone to New iPhone via FoneTool
If you want to transfer a large number of photos from old iPhone to new iPhone, you can complete the task with the help of the professional backup & transfer tool - FoneTool
It allows you to choose what you want to transfer by folder or files from iPhone to another iPhone, iPhone to PC and PC to iPhone. And its interface is clean and intuitive, easy-to-operate for experts and beginners.
It's a good choice if you want to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone after setup because it will not erase any existing data on the new iPhone.
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FoneTool is fully compatible with all iPhone models, including iPhone 14/13/12/11, and also supports iOS 16. See how to share photos between iPhone with this software:
Step 1. Download, install and run FoneTool on your Windows PC.
Step 2. Connect your old iPhone to the PC via USB cables and make sure it is recognized successfully.
Step 3. Click Phone Backup on the left pane. Move the mouse to Selective Backup, and click Get Started.
Step 4. Then, you can click the Photos icon and select which photos to transfer.
Step 5. You can choose Backup Storage path to change the destination location to save the backup. After all are done, click Start Backup to save pictures to computer.
Step 6. When the backup is done, you can remove the old iPhone and plug the new one into the computer > Go to the Backup History screen and click Start Restore, and the photos will be transferred to the new iPhone.
● If you want to transfer photos from old iPhone to computer for other use, you can click the Transfer to Computer option to make it.
● If you want to transfer photos as well as other data to new iPhone with one click, the iPhone to iPhone Transfer tool is the way to go.
● If you want to sell or give your old iPhone away, you can wipe your iPhone clean to make sure all important files are 100% unrecoverable.
Way 2. How to Transfer Photos from Old iPhone to New iPhone Using AirDrop
AirDrop is available on iPhone 5 or newer, iPad (4th generation or later), an iPad mini, 5th generation iPod touch. If your old iPhone and new iPhone both support this feature, you can easily share photos, videos, music, and other files between them.
However, you may meet problems when you try to AirDrop multiple photos. Some users have reported that not all photos have been transferred. To make sure a smooth transfer, you may send the files in smaller groups.
See how to AirDrop photos from iPhone to iPhone:
Step 1. Turn on AirDrop on old iPhone and new iPhone.
Step 2. On the old iPhone, tap Photos app.
Step 3.Tap Select on the top corner of the Photos. And choose all photos you want to send.
Step 4. Tap Share icon on the bottom, and choose AirDrop. And choose the device your want to send.
Then you will see the photos on the new iPhone.
Way 3. How to Transfer Photos from Old iPhone to New iPhone with iCloud
We usually transfer everything on the old phone when we have a new phone via iCloud. iCloud will move everything on the iCloud backup to your destination phone. Besides, it can also help you only sync photos between two iPhones.
However, iCloud only offers 5 GB of free storage space. You may be asked to purchase more storage if the iCloud is full. And sometimes, you may encounter Photos can't be transfer to new iPhone problem.
Step 1. Open Settings on your old iPhone and tap the Apple ID banner.
Step 2. Then choose iCloud. Once you enter the iCloud, make sure the iCloud Photos function is enabled.
Step 3. Enable iCloud Photos on your new iPhone. Photos are automatically synced when the iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi.
Way 4. How to Transfer Photos from Old iPhone to New iPhone Using iTunes
iTunes is another backup service provided by Apple. It will help you transfer all old iPhone content and settings from old iPhone to new iPhone. If you just want to transfer photos, you can go back to Way 1.
Step 1. Launch iTunes and click the iPhone icon in the menu bar.
Step 2. Go to Summary > Select This Computer > Click Back Up Now.
Step 3. Unplug the old iPhone when it is done.
Step 4. Connect your new iPhone to computer and click Restore Backup.
So, with the 4 methods introduced, now you must have learned how to transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone. By contrast, FoneTool is more suitable for most people by its high transferring speed. It can help you transfer all kinds of pictures without any limitaion.
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FoneTool Runs Perfectly on
- iOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
- iPadOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
- iPhone 14/14 Pro (Max), 13/13 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 12/12 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)
- iPhone X/XR/XS/XS Max, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus
- iPhone SE (1st, 2nd, 3rd generations)
- iPod touch 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
- All models of iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro and iPad