Transfer Data Contacts from iPhone 6/7/8 to iPhone 12

February 03, 2021
Summary´╝ÜThis article will show you how to sync your data contacts from iPhone 6/7/8 to iPhone 12. The converted data will not be lost at all.
The Apple iPhone 12 comes with a 5.42-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels and a pixel density of 495 ppi. Powering the bezel-less iPhone 12 is a 5nm octa-core Apple A14 Bionic chip. The phone offers 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage and runs iOS 14. The triple camera system on the rear is three 12-megapixel lenses, with one primary, one zoom and one ultra-wide angle shot. The front camera is packed in a tiny top bezel, allowing the iPhone 12 to give you maximum screen real estate. The dual-SIM device comes with a 3500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging via USB Type C port. iPhone 12 offers support for two SIM cards, a physical slot and the option to add a second one via eSIM management software.

Transferring/synchronizing data between two devices is not always a hassle-free experience. Using an improper method of transferring data between devices can take us more time and may even cause data loss, which we don't want to see. Here, we most recommend Mobile Transfer, which can help you best complete data migration from iPhone 6/7/8 to iPhone 12.

Methods Outline:

Method 1: Transfer iPhone 6/7/8 data contacts to iPhone 12 via MobileTransfer

Method 2: Backup and restore data via mobile transfer

Method 3: Use Automatic Setup with your iPhone 12

Method 4: Video Guide for Transfer iPhone 6/7/8 Data contacts to iPhone 12

Method 1: Transfer iPhone 6/7/8 data contacts to iPhone 12 via MobileTransfer.
Mobile Transfer can help you transfer/sync data between two devices more conveniently, it is the first choice for data transfer.
Advantages of Mobile Transfer:
Support various platforms, Android, Symbian, BlackBerry, WinPhone and iPhone.
Transfer of various data types
Support data transfer between various networks such as Vodafone, NTT docomo, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon.
100% data loss free guarantee
Permanently wipe data from your Android phone
Supported Devices: Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, Vivo, Oppo, Huawei, Motorola, ZTE and other smartphones and tablets.
Supported Data: Photos, videos, contacts, bookmarks, calendar events, call logs, messages, apps......

If you want to recover data from iphone 12, you may need iOS Data Recovery Tool


Steps to Transfer Data contacts from iphone 6/7/8 to iphone 12:
Tips: IOS to IOS supported data types are Contacts, Messages, Calendar, Photos, Music, Video.
Step 1: Click the link at the top of the screen to download MobileTransfer, run it after successful installation. Enter the "phone to phone transfer" module in the home page.

Step 2: Connect both phones to your computer via USB cable, and after successful connection, follow the instructions on the page that pops up automatically for USB debugging.
Step 3: Check whether the corresponding positions of the two devices are correct. You can click "Flip" to change the position of the two phones.

Step 4: Select the corresponding data type in the list and click "Start Transfer".

Method 2:Backup and restore data via mobile transfer.
This method is divided into two parts, you need to backup the data in iPhone 6/7/8 first, and then restore the data to iPhone 12.
Part 1: Backup data
Step 1: Run Mobile Transfer and click "Backup your Phone" on the home page.

Step 2: Connect iPhone 6/7/8 to computer with USB cable. In the USB debugging page that pops up automatically, follow the instructions to complete USB debugging.
Step 3: Select the files you want to backup. Click "Start Transfer".

Part 2: Migrate the backed up data to iPhone 12.
Step 1: Click "restore from backup" and "MobileTrans" in order on the home page of the software.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone 12 to your computer with a USB cable. Follow the automatic pop-up page to complete USB debugging.

Step 3: Select the backup files from the left list, and then select the content you want to restore to iPhone 12 in the middle list. Click "Start Transfer".

Method 3: Use Automatic Setup with your iPhone 12
Step 1: After opening your iPhone 12, click "Continue" when the Set up your new iPhone with Apple ID page pops up.

Step 2: Use your current old iPhone to scan the image that appears on iPhone 12.
Step 3: Enter your old device's passcode on iPhone 12.
Step 4: Set up Touch ID or Face ID on your iPhone 12.

Step 5: Choose whether to restore from a recent backup on the new iPhone 12 if this option appears on its own.

Step 6: Choose to restore data from iCloud or iTunes backup to iPhone 12.

Method 4: Video Guide for Transfer iPhone 6/7/8 Data to iPhone 12

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