Setting up your new iPhone is easy and help is available every step of the way. This video outlines what you need to do and the other videos in the playlist have step-by-step instructions. If you need extra help, let’s get started first. It’s a good idea to back up the data on your previous iPhone.
The easiest way is to back up to iCloud, which you can do right on your device. If you don’t have enough available iCloud storage, you can purchase more or back up to your computer for help backing up. Check out step-by-step videos in our YouTube playlist. You’ll also need to know your Apple ID and password so you’ll be able to access your data in iCloud, restore from your iCloud backup and download previous purchases from the App Store and iTunes Store. If you forgot your Apple ID password, don’t worry. Our video can show you how to reset it when your new iPhone arrives, turn it on and follow the on-screen instructions to set it up to transfer your information, you can use quick start and device. The device migration, which automatically copies data from your previous iPhone, you can also transfer your data from the backup you made to iCloud or your computer. Whatever method you choose, your iPhone walks you through it, so you can pick up right where you left off, and we have videos you can watch if you need extra help. If you purchased an unlocked iPhone, you may need to transfer the SIM card from your previous iPhone to activate service. Contact your carrier if you have questions about your rate plan or need a different SIM card. And that’s it. Enjoy your new iPhone.