How to Transfer Apps, App Data and Game Saves from iPhone 6/6s(Plus) to iPhone 12/11/X Directly

“I want to know that if I can transfer my game data/progress from my iPhone 6 to iPhone 12. I mean if, for example, both of them have the same free app, and you have progressed a lot in the iPhone 6, and you get a new iPhone X. Can I send that progress to the iPhone 12 and keep going from that current place using the Move to iOS app? Thank you!”

There’s no doubt that most of iPhone users who get a new iPhone are less inclined to lose any game saves or other app. Take iPhone 6 users as example, how to transfer App data and game saves from iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus to iPhone 12 directly? You have several options to do that. Which is the best one? Here’s the information that you need to master.

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How to Transfer Apps from iPhone 6/6s to iPhone 12 without iTunes/iCloud

As far as I’m concerned, the best and simplest method you need is transferring apps by means of UltFone iOS Data Manager, which is a powerful and wonderful tool to clone all data from iPhone to iPhone or between iPhone and iPad with no data loss. Here are the detailed steps:

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Step 1. Download UltFone iOS Data Manager from the above download link. Connect iPhone 11/X/8/6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus to the computer with USB cable and UltFone iOS Data Manager will recognize it.

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Step 2. Find Backup & Restore option from the main screen, and next screen Device Backup & Restore. Since in order to transfer data from old iPhone 6 to iPhone 12, you need to back up old phone first.

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Step 3. Next tap Backup button to back up old iPhone 6 or iPhone 6S. UltFone iOS Data Manager offers full restore and selective restore.

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Step 4. One you have backed up the old phone sucessfully, you will see View Backup List button and click it to continue.

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Step 5. From the next screen choose from the backup list, iTunes backup or backup from this software.

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Step 6. Click Restore to Device button to continue, and it will transfer old app data from iPhone 6 to new iPhone 12.

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Why iTunes or iCloud is Not Recommended to Transfer App?

You may be curious about why I don’t suggest utilizing official iTunes or iCloud to transfer, send, share, sync or moving app data from old iPhone 6 to new iPhone X. In my opinion, both of them are too troublesome. The specific reasons are as below:

1. You need to connect wireless network in order to finish this operation.

2. The transferring speed is too slow while using iTunes or iCloud.

3. You need to back up data before transferring.

4. You may lose data by using iTunes or iCloud.

5. Not all game saves are available for iTunes or iCloud backup.

6. Other personal reasons.

In summary, you can use UltFone iOS Data Manager to transfer app, app data or game saves from iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus to iPhone 12 in a direct way. In this way, you will do that without iTunes, iCloud or Bluetooth. By the way, if you have to recover app data on iPhone 6 or iPhone X, UltFone iOS Data Recovery is a perfect option for you.

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