How Do I Transfer Contacts From My iPhone 4S To New iPhone 6?

By | March 20, 2015


How do i transfer my contacts from my iPhone 4 to my new iPhone 6?” An iPhone user asked such a question.

Have you been bothered by such an issue when you got a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and you want to transfer contacts to it from your old iPhone? When you meet with such issue, what do you do to solve it? If you have found a solution to this user’s question, we will appreciate it if you comment here and share with us. Otherwise, you can keep reading here.

When you want to transfer contacts from your old iPhone to the new one, you have to rely on a third party software to help you. When I say a third party software, I mean iOS data recovery software. But there is one precondition, you should have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your old iPhone when you use it to transfer contacts from iPhone 4S to new iPhone 6. Such software are professional at recover deleted data like contacts, messages, notes and more from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Plus, to extract and restore data from iTunes or iCloud backup with such iOS data recovery tools is not a big deal. Here, I want to take iFonebox as example and teach you how to transfer contacts from your iPhone 4S to the new iPhone 6.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone 4S to new iPhone 6 with iFonebox?

The first thing you need to do is to download and install iFonebox. Two working platform: Windows and Mac. Of course, you can use the free trial version in advance.

Next, follow the 1-2-3 steps:

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Don’t forget to connect your iPhone 6 to the computer with USB cable.
  2. Scan data from iTunes. iFonebox will scan contacts data from your iTunes backup.
  3. Preview and select the contacts to transfer. After automatic scanning, you can preview and choose the contacts to transfer. Just click Recover to Device and all the contacts from iPhone 4S will be transferred to the new iPhone 6.


This is the whole process of transferring contacts from iPhone 4S to new iPhone 6 with iFonebox.

Other options:

Wondershare Dr Fone for iOS 

Aiseesoft FoneLab 

iMobie PhoneRescue 


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