Sync Between iOS Devices Using iTunes

The following steps explain how to sync information between iOS devices using iTunes.

This is often done when getting a new iOS device and the information (Apps, Photos, Music) from the old device needs to be transferred to the new one.

    1. Open iTunes 
    2. Open the Preferences window
      • Windows
        • Press Alt on the keyboard.
        • Click Edit.
      • Mac
        • Click Edit on the top left corner of the screen
    3. Click Preferences.
    4. Click the Devices tab.
    5. Make sure the Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically box is checked.
    6. Click OK.
    7. Connect the old device to your computer with a USB cable.
    8. Click the device icon on the top left hand side of iTunes, and then click Summary.
    9. Click Back up Now.
    10. When the back up is finished, unplug the device and plug in the new device with a USB cable.
    11. Click Restore Backup…
    12. Choose the Backup you would like to restore then click Restore