How to Restart Quick Start on iPhone 15/14 After Setup

This guide will show you how to use Quick Start on iPhone after setup. In addition, you can know the shortcut to transfer data to a new iPhone without Quick Start.


By Lena / Updated on June 17, 2024

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How do I restart a Quick Start transfer that was interrupted when the new phone was accidentally unplugged from power?

How do I quickly restart my iPhone to transfer old iPhone data to my new iPhone 15?

- Question from Apple Community

Can You Restart Quickstart iPhone?

Nowadays, we can easily set up new iPhone from old iPhone with the help of QuickStart. This handy utility can help us set up a new iPhone using information from the current device. In addition, if both iPhones are running iOS 12.4 or later, we can choose to transfer everything to new iPhone either wirelessly or through a cable connection.

However, we may accidentally refuse the QuickStart. In addition, it may be interrupted for various unknown reasons. Since you don't have a backup, you still want to use QuickStart to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone, right? Fortunately, it’s possible to restart Quick Start on iPhone.

How to Restart Quick Start on iPhone after Setup

Either the transfer is interrupted or you want to use Quick Start on iPhone after setup, you can only restart Quick Start by erasing the new iPhone.

Actually, QuickStart is not the only way to help you transfer data from iPhone to iPhone without backup. If you don't want to spend time resetting your iPhone, you can go to the next part to get another tool to help you transfer everything to new iPhone with one click.

Steps to Restart Quick Start on iPhone

Erase your iPhone: go to Settings > choose General > select Transfer or Reset iPhone > tap Erase All Content and Settings > enter your passcode to confirm. When the process is done, your new iPhone will restart and you can now follow the steps below to transfer data to new iPhone via QuickStart.

1. Place your new iPhone near your old iPhone.

2. Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled > Wait for Set Up New iPhone screen appears on old iPhone and tap Continue.

3. Wait for an animation to appear on your new iPhone > Capture it with your old iPhone.

4. Wait for it to activate your new iPhone. When it’s done, you will see a message that says Finish on New iPhone.

5. Enter passcode of your old iPhone on new iPhone and follow the prompts to set up Face ID or Touch ID.

6. On the Transfer data from iPhone screen, tap Continue and it will start to transfer data from the old iPhone to the new iPhone.

Transfer Data via QuickStart

If you have problems with the transfer process, this Fix iPhone to iPhone Transfer Stuck guide may be helpful.

Transfer Data to New iPhone without Restarting QuickStart

Can you transfer data from one Apple ID to another without Quick Start? Of course! QuickStart is not the only option for iPhone to iPhone transfer. FoneTool, a professional iOS data management tool can help you easily finsih the process.

You can easily transfer everything including system settings, photos, contacts, call history, text messages, etc. from iPhone to iPhone.
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Don't need to restart the setup process, you can directly make it after setup.
Wide compatibility helps you move data between various iPhone models including the latest ones.
USB connections ensure the transfer is safe and stable. 

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One-Click to Transfer Data to New iPhone

1. Run FoneTool > Connect old iPhone and new iPhone to computer via USB cable.

2. Click Phone Transfer > locate iPhone to iPhone option and click Get Started.

iPhone to iPhone Transfer

3. Confirm the source device and target device > Enable backup encryption to encrypt data in the source iPhone > Click Start Transfer.

Start Transfer

When the transfer is complete, the new iPhone will automatically restart.

Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone Wirelessly

When there is no computer around, you can let the FoneTool mobile app help you transfer data from iPhone to iPhone wirelessly. It can help you transfer photos, videos, songs, contacts or any other data in Files app.

FoneTool makes it possible to selectively transfer various and unlimited data among iOS devices without cellular data. You can let it help you transfer data to new iPhone or easily share files with friends. Scan the OR code or go to this page to install it.

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Final Words

  • If you want to use Quick Start on iPhone after setup, you can go to Settings to erase the phone and restart the QuickStart on iPhone.
  • If you do not want to erase the phone, you can let FoneTool help you transfer all content and settings or just selected contacts, photos, videos, etc.

PS: If you want to sell your old iPhone or give it to someone else, you can wipe iPhone clean with the iPhone Eraser function in FoneTool.

Lena · Editor
Lena is an editor of FoneTool, she covers backup & restore, and phone data management and so on. She enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, eating, reading and so on. She takes most of time with her family when she is not working.