How to Transfer App from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes

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We would confidently say that this is really possible to transfer app from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes. For the iPhone users who have got a new iPhone and want to do the same thing, we are going to give you a solution to help you transfer app from your iPhone to another iPhone without iTunes. Let us begin now!

To know how to do that in the most effective way, all you need is the most powerful backup and restore tool iMyFone D-Port Pro. It is the most trusted tool by many users and popular media sites also recommend this. iMyFone D-Port Pro has the power to support all iOS devices and iOS versions including iOS 11. It is a better alternative to iTunes since it helps in making backup or restore your device selectively. Let us know its features in detail.

iMyFone D-Port Pro iPhone Backup and Restore Tool (iOS 11 Supported)

Key Features:

  • This tool gives you the option of backup only WhatsApp, WeChat or text messages. You can also backup your whole iPhone if you wish to. The backup feature is totally free.
  • You can also selectively restore their iTunes or iCloud backup and iMyFone backup as well. You don't need restore the whole backup in order to transfer an individual app to your iPhone.
  • Unlike iTunes or iCloud, one can view the data and then selectively export data from iOS device and iTunes/iCloud backup using this software.

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Step 1 – Backup the App using iMyFone D-Port Pro (Free)

To transfer app from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes, the first step is to backup the app you want to transfer. We are going to show you the steps in this section. If you want to either make backup of a single app or of your full iPhone, you can learn the steps below for both the process. The steps are really easy and to begin, you need to download iMyFone D-Port Pro in your computer and then make sure to connect your iPhone to the PC using a USB cable.

1. Make an Individual Backup of the App

This tool supports WeChat, WhatsApp and text messages for separate backup function. The team is working for more data types and will allow you to perform flexible backup with other types of data as well after releasing its next version. Let us take WeChat as the example in the following tutorial.

Step 1 – Open the program after downloading it. The main screen will bring three options in the left panel. Choose "Back Up & Export from Device" and hit on "Backup WeChat" from the right side.

back up wechat data on device

Step 2 – A "Back Up" button will appear on the next screen at the right side on the bottom.

backing up wechat

Step 3 – Keep your iPhone connected until the process gets finish. Once you get the notification that WeChat has been backed up, disconnect the device.

successfully back up wechat

2. Make a Full Backup of Your iPhone

Here are the steps for full backup using iMyFone D-Port Pro.

Step 1 – Launch the tool after getting it downloaded. Click on "Back Up & Export from Device" again from left panel what we did previously. Now hit on "Make a Full Backup".

make a full backup of iOS device

Step 2 – Continue the process by clicking on "Back up".

backing up device

Step 3 – A notification will come after ending of the process. Ensure not to detach your device during the process.

succesfully back up device

Step 2 – Restore the Backup to Another iPhone

Here is the second step for how to transfer app from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes. Just restore the backup you made and your app will be transferred to the new iPhone. Following are the steps for restoring WhatsApp data from iMyFone backup which is the full backup we just made through the instruction above.

Step 1 – Launch the program and hit on "Restore Backup to Device". Choose iMyFone backup from the list and click on "Next".

choose to restore a iMyfone backup

Step 2 – Subsequently, hit on "Restore Partial Backup" and go to "Next" button. Click on "WhatsApp" from the given data types. Then click "Next"。

choose to restore a partial backup

Step 3 – After scanning, the program will show you the details of the WhatsApp messages and you can confirm if these are what you want to restore.

preview data in backup

Hit on "Restore" and get your app transferred without affecting other data on your device.

successfully restore data in backup to device

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Conclusion

Those were some easy steps for transferring app from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes. iTunes comes first in the mind when people think of transferring their apps. However, many have not preferred it when it comes to transfer individual app. Therefore, we gave you the best alternative. We hope that you learnt how to transfer app from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes and have no doubts now.