Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone without iCloud

iPhone users are used to transferring data from one device to another device through iCloud or via a USB cable. More often, it may not be easy to do this, but since it is the most conventional method known, it has been adopted by most iPhone users. Has anyone ever then thought: how to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud? This article will explicitly explain how you can do this with ease without iCloud in 2 folds.

Part 1. Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone without iCloud Using Transfer Tool

You don’t have to worry about transferring media files and document from your old iPhone to the new one anymore because, with the aid of a transfer tool, you can freely and easily transfer them without dependency on iCloud.

A transfer tool like iMyFone TunesMate is accessible by all iOS types developed by Apple including the recent one, iOS 12. TunesMate allows you to transfer media data like your videos, music, pictures, etc. and overcoming several transfer issues to make it easier for you.

Features of iMyFone TunesMate:

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  • It is a flexible iOS transfer tool that can be used for your iTunes and computer too.
  • It can help you overcome the limitations and busg of iTunes and iCloud.
  • It offers a two-way transfer function to transfer data to and from your iPhone, iTunes and PCs.
  • All-inclusive iOS Manager for your media files like music, videos, picture etc.

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Here’s how to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud:

1 Transfer and Manage Music:

With iMyFone TunesMate, you can easily transfer your music files like audios, records, and podcasts from your old iPhone to a computer and then transfer from the computer to your new iPhone. Then, you have succeeded in managing music by deleting the space occupied by music files on your old iPhone.

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2 Transfer and Manage Photos:

Using iMyFone TunesMate, you can transfer your photos and photo albums from your old iPhone to a PC and then back to a new iPhone. When you do this, you have succeeded in transferring; you can manage photos by deleting all photo files like camera roll on your old iPhone.

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3 Transfer and Manage Videos:

iMyFone allows you to copy all your video files like music videos, TV series, and funny videos from your iPhone to a computer and then back to a new iPhone. These videos can now be arranged orderly according to what you want them to look like; you have managed videos successfully.

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4 1-Click Transfer:

iMyFone TunesMate allows you to make a connection between your old iPhone and your PC via a USB cable. Once this connection has been made successfully, three 1-Click functions come up. These three 1-Click allows you to; transfer iDevice media to iTunes, transfer iTunes media to iDevice and Backup photos to the computer.

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Part 2. Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone without iCloud Using iTunes

Data transfer via iTunes is another way to go when you want to transfer data from your old iPhone to a new iPhone without using iCloud. The process could take a long time because it could involve your contacts and applications. Regardless of that, all you have to do is to back up your old iPhone in iTunes and transfer the back up to your new iPhone.

Steps on how to transfer from old iPhone to new iPhone using iTunes:

Step 1: Ensure you connect your old iPhone to a computer (Windows or Mac book) using a USB cable.
Step 2: Launch iTunes on your computer. You should have the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
Step 3: Choose your iPhone device on iTunes.
Step 4: Make an encrypted backup if you want.
Step 5: Click Backup.
Step 6: Ensure the backup was successful in Device when you open iTunes preferences
Step 7: If you have set up your new iPhone, you need to erase everything you’ve done before you can proceed.
Step 8: Go to Apps and Data in settings and click on Restore from iTunes backup, proceed by tapping “Next.”
Step 9: Connect your new iPhone to the computer via a USB cable.
Step 10: Launch iTunes and select your new device.
Step 11: Select “Restore backup” and choose the correct backup with reference to date and time.
Step 12: When backup has been restored successfully, you should check your new iPhone if all data are in place.


  • iTunes has a reputation for running slow on PC. This limits the performance of some applications.
  • The process of transferring from an old iPhone to a new iPhone using iTunes is time-consuming.

In conclusion, the best two ways to transfer data without iCloud has been explained above. Each of them have their benefits and shortcomings. However, the best way of transferring media files without iCloud is with iMyFone TunesMate because it has a lot of features to ensure that data transfer goes on smoothly and successfully. It is more preferable to use than using iTunes when it comes to how to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone without iCloud.

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