Summary: Data transfer is very common and very important in people's work and life. A little carelessness will bring irreparable loss and damage to one's own interests. So how to transfer data effectively is very important. This article will tell you how to successfully transfer data from not only any Android devices, but also any iPhone and iPad to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max with ease. If you are worried that the mobile phone mentioned in the article does not match your mobile phone, you should not worry about it. This article will be complete and detailed.
iPhone 12 is the first smartphone in the iPhone series to support 5G network configuration. It has five colors: black, white, red, green and blue. Equipped with a 6.1-inch display screen, the screen is made of all-in-one materials, which improves its durability by four times. It is equipped with A14 bionic chip. It has super retina XDR display, great resolution (2532x1170), super contrast (2 million) dual lens rear camera system, equipped with 12 million pixel ultra wide angle and wide angle lens and 7 element lens, which improves the low light performance by 27%. With wireless charging, the iPhone 12 has MagSafe to enhance wireless charging with magnetic suction. The iPhone 12 Pro has four colors: graphite, silver, gold and navy blue. It uses a 6.1-inch super retina XDR screen. Its dust and water-proof rating reaches IP68, and its appearance is made of stainless steel. At the same time, it supports sub-6ghz and mmwave 5G, which means that the two mobile phones can use various types of 5G networks of the three major American carriers. Compared with the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 has improved its photo taking function and screen material Pro is able to shoot HDR video, which is the first support of the product line. It also provides stiffer glass than other smart phone displays, greatly improving the anti falling effect. The iPhone 12 Pro Max has been improved both in appearance and technology. It is equipped with a new seven-element lens wide-angle camera with f/1.6 aperture, 65mm focal length, and the whole system can provide five times optical zoom. It supports lidar lidar technology used on iPad pro, 10bit HDR video recording, Dolby vision HDR, etc. all three mobile phones support Beidou satellite navigation system.
The iPhone 12 serise mentioned above have great advantages and technical support. Whether it is beautiful design of appearance, rich and colorful colors and pleasing to the eye, or in terms of durability, the screen uses brand-new materials. The hardness is enhanced, the anti falling and anti damage performance is greatly enhanced, and the service life of the mobile phone is improved. It can be said that the performance price ratio is very high. In addition, the configuration of the camera is very good, the improvement of the camera system, the change of light focus, the improvement of portrait mode, portrait effect, portrait lighting effect, anti shake function and other performance improvement make the mobile phone no different from the camera, which is a great attraction to the majority of professional photographers or photography enthusiasts. In summary, the performance of these three mobile phones is superior, which attracts the attention and love of the majority of consumers. Therefore, whether you are the user of Android, iPhone or iPad, the demand for data transfer to one of the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max is also greatly increased. Next, let us introduce you to various data transfer methods.
- Part 1 Directly Transfer Data from Android to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max (Recommended)
- Part 2 Sync Android to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max via Move to iOS
- Part 3 Directly Transfer Data from iPhone/iPad to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max (Recommended)
- Part 4 Restore Data from Local Backup File to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max (with Mobile Transfer)
- Part 5 Restore Data from iTunes Backup to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max (with Mobile Transfer)
- Part 6 Restore Data from iCloud Backup to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max (with Mobile Transfer)
- Part 7 Sync iPhone/iPad to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max via Quick Start
- Part 8 Restore iTunes Backup to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max
- Part 9 Restore iCloud Backup to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max
- Part 10 Backup Data from iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max
- Method 1. Backup iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max with Mobile Transfer
- Method 2. Backup iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max with iTunes
- Method 3. Backup iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max with iCloud
When it comes to data transfer, we can't help but immediately think of Mobile Transfer.
Mobile Transfer is a powerful data transfer software to help us better to complete the data transfer work. First, Mobile Transfer has a high success rate and high security. Before the release of Mobile Transfer, a large number of data transfer experiments were conducted and constantly improved, so its success rate and data transfer security can be guaranteed. Second, the use method is simple and easy to operate. Mobile transfer is a software designed from the perspective of the majority of users. As long as the operation steps are given, it can be successfully completed. Nowadays, more and more people pay attention to and praise Mobile Transfer. Third, it supports the transmission of multiple types of data from Android to Android, or from Android to iOS, or between iOS devices. The data types can be contacts, text message, photos, videos, audio, music, calls logs, calendar, applications, app data, bookmarks, etc. So please pay attention and read the following operation carefully.
If your old device is the Samsung, Huawei, Honor, Google, OnePlus, HTC, LG, Moto, vivo, OPPO, Xiaomi, Redmi, Realme or any other Android smartphone or tablet, please transfer the data with this Mobile Transfer software according to the following methods.
Step 1: Download, install and run Mobile Transfer on your computer. If there is no problem, you can select the "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode on the homepage and click the "Start" button.
Step 2: Connect your Android phone and your new phone (iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max) to your computer with USB cable. After the connection is successful, on the left side of your computer page is your Android phone, and on the right side is your new iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro.
Note: The correct position of the mobile phones on both sides will affect the next operation. If the positions of the two devices displayed on the computer do not match the above, please click the "Flip" button to exchange their position.
Step 3: This is the most critical step. The Android data will be displayed on the page. Check the data to be transferred. After previewing and ensuring that there is no error, click the "Start Transfer" button to transfer the data to your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro. If the operation is smooth, you will see a progress bar displayed on the computer page, the data transfer time Depends on the amount of data you need to transfer. When the progress bar is full of colors, it means that the data transfer is successful. Congratulations!
Note: During the process of data transmission, please keep a good connection between the two mobile phones and the computer. In addition, you can tick the box of "Clear data before copy" button if you want to delete the existing data of your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro before transferring data.
There is no doubt that Mobile Transfer has better compatibility and higher transmission efficiency. However, if you don't mind, Apple itself also provides an application for data transfer between Android and iOS deviecs, that is the Move to iOS App.
Step 1: Open the initial settings of iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max. When setting up the device, select "Move data from Android" option on the "App & Data" screen.
Step 2: Please run the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and make sure it is connected to the same WiFi network as your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 pro. Just tap the "Continue" button on your old Android phone and iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 pro, and agree to the relevant terms and press “Next” on your Android device to go on.
Step 3: At this point, your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max will display a one-time generated code. Please enter this code on your old Android device and continue.
Step 4: If the operation is correct, a secure link channel will be quickly established between the two devices. Once you're done, you can select the type of data you want to transfer from your old Android phone and press next to continue.
Step 5: Finally, you will be notified when it transfers all selected data from the Android device to the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max.
Note: During the whole transmission process, please do not switch to other applications or turn off this device until the transfer is completed.
If your old device is an iPhone 5/5S/6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus/7/7 Plus/8/8 Plus/X/XR/XS/XS Max/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, or iPad/iPad Air/iPad mini/iPad Pro serise, please follow the method below with help of Mobile Transfer just like Part 1.
Step 1: Run Mobile Transfer on the computer, as the same, please click the "Phone to Phone Transfer" button in the main interface, and then click the "Start" button.
Step 2: Connect both the old and iOS devices with USB cables to the computer. After the connection is successful, your two devices will be displayed on the computer screen, with your old iPhone/iPad on the left and your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max on the right. If you find that the actual situation and the steps are inconsistent, please click the "Flip" button to switch the positions of the two devices.
Step 3: At this time, the data type directory will be displayed on your computer interface. Please select the data to be transferred. After confirmation, click the "Start Transfer" button, and the progress bar will be displayed on the screen.
Note: If you want to delete the existing data of iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max before transmission, you can select the "Clear data before copy" button.
The Mobile Transfer application not only supports data transfer between two devices, but also supports data transfer from backup to new mobile phone. If you happen to have data backup in your old mobile phone, you can also try the following three methods (Part 4, Part 5 & Part 6) to realize data transmission.
For the users who have backed up their old Android or iOS device with Mobile Transfer and saved it on this computer, then you can restore data from the local backup file to your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max by following the below steps.
Step 1: Run Mobile Transfer, then tap "Restore for Backups" and choose "MobileTrans" among all the items. If you are an old Samsung user and get a Samsung Kies backup file, then you can also choose "Kies" here.
Step 2: Select the closest backup file on the left panel based on the backup date, and connect your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max to computer via a USB cable simultaneously, the program will detects your phone soon and displays it on the right panel.
Step 3: When everything is ready, select the data you want to transfer and tap "Start Transfer" to move them to your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max.
Step 1: Go back to the homepage of Mobile Transfer, select "Restore from Backups", and then select "iTunes" among all the projects.
Note: Use this method only if you have used iTunes to backed up your old iPhone data previous.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max with a USB cable, and the computer will quickly and automatically detects your device soon.
Step 3: At this time, all the backup files will be displayed on the left panel, just choose the one you want. Select all the transferable files as you need. Confirm the data to be transferred again, and then click "Start Transfer". Similarly, there will be a progress bar, just wait patiently.
Note: Before transferring data, you can delete all data on iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max by checking "Clear data before copy" option that in the lower left corner of the destination phone panel.
Step 1: Return to the main interface of Mobile Transfer, select "Restore from Backups", and then select "iCloud" among all the projects.
Note: As the same, the prerequisite is that you have at least one iCloud backup file.
Step 2: Log in to your iCloud account and connect your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max to your computer.
Step 3: Select an iCloud backup file as required, and click the "Download" button. If you have downloaded the file, please skip to the next step.
Step 4: After downloading, select the data type to be transferred and click "Start Transfer" to transfer them to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max. The transmission speed depends on the amount and size of your data. In the waiting process, you must keep a good connection between your phone and the computer until the transmission is successful.
Quick Start is a device to device migration program, which is used to transfer data between all intelligent iOS devices, such as transferring data from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max. It provides the option of using device to device migration. This allows you to wirelessly transfer all data from the current device to the new device. Quick Start takes up two devices, so make sure you choose one that doesn't need to use the current device in a few minutes and is fully charged.
Step 1: Open the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max and place it near the old iPhone or iPad. The Quick Start screen will appear on the iPhone/iPad with the option to set up the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max using the Apple ID. Make sure you want to use an Apple ID, and then click "Continue". If you don't see this option on the current device, make sure Bluetooth is turned on.
Step 2: When an animation appears on the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max, focus the viewfinder of the old iPhone/iPad on the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max until you are told that the animation is complete.
Note: If you cannot use the camera of the current device, click "Authenticate Manually," and follow the steps shown.
Step 3: Next, follow the prompts, enter the password of the old iPhone/iPad on the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max, and set the Face ID or Touch ID on the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max.
Step 4: Now, tap "Transfer from iPhone/iPad" to start transferring data from the previous iPhone or iPad to the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max. Please keep your devices close to each other and wait patiently for the transmission to complete. The time required for transmission depends on the amount of data to be transmitted and whether the network is stable.
Tips: Your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max can choose to transfer data from one device to another, or restore applications, data, and settings from a recent icloud backup. You can also click on the other backup options on your computer. After you select a backup, you can choose whether to transfer some settings related to location, privacy, Apple Pay, and Siri.
Step 1: Open "iTunes" on a Mac running Mac OS Catalina 10.14 or later.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max to your computer via USB cable. You may need to enter the password of the device, and then click "Trust This Computer" on your device.
Step 3: When your device is detected, it will appear in the iTunes window and select your device.
Step 4: Click the "Restore backup" button under the "General" option in the menu bar at the top of the page.
Step 5: Select the backup file you need according to the date and type of backup file, and then click "Restore" to restore your backup to iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro max
Step 1: Set up your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max as a brand new device, whether or not you set up your phone.
Step 2: Complete the settings step by step according to the prompts. When the "Apps & Data" interface appears, select "Restore from iCloud Backup".
Step 3: Enter your Apple ID and password to log in to your iCloud account.
Step 4: Select an iCloud backup file and restore it to your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max.
Note: At the beginning of transmission, a progress bar will appear to display the transmission information, just wait patiently and keep the deviec well connected. In addition, when you restore your app and purchase, you will be asked to log in to your Apple ID again and follow the prompts.
Mobile Transfer allows both Android and iDevice user to backup phone data to computer, it's safe, complete and fast to create backup. The whole process takes only a few minutes.
Step 1. Launch Mobile Transfer, choose "Back Up Your Phone" in the primary interface.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max to computer via its USB cable.
Step 3. Choose the data you want and tap "Start Transfer" to export your data from iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max to computer.
Step 1: Connect the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max with the computer, and complete the authorized access operation on the mobile phone when connecting for the first time.
Step 2: Install and run the iTunes program on the computer. When the iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max is successfully identified, click on your device icon that in the upper left corner of the main interface to enter the summary interface.
Step 3: After entering the "Summary" tab interface of the device, check the "Computer" item from the "Backup" column, and do not check the "Encryption of iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max Backup" option. Click the "Backup Now" button and wait patiently for the data backup to be completed.
Step 4: After completing the backup operation of iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max through iTunes, we can analyze the backup files with the help of the iTunes backup manager. Double click any backup file that has been generated in the computer to open it.
Step 5: The itunes backup manager will automatically analyze the backup files, and then select the desired files from the "Common Directories" list, then find the "Documents" folder on the right and select it, and then click the "Export" button.
Step 6: Finally, select the location of the documents folder where you want to save the data in the computer, and click the "OK" button to export the database file to the computer.
iCloud, as apple, is a cloud disk, in which we can store photos, videos, files and other data, and store them in the cloud. It not only does not occupy the space of the device, but also can realize data synchronization with the same account. In this way, when we change the mobile phone, we only need to log in to the same ID to realize data transfer.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max to a Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Go to "Settings" > [your name], and tap "iCloud".
Step 3: Tap "iCloud Backup".
Step 4: Tap "Back Up Now". Stay connected to your Wi-Fi network until the process completes.
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