Part 1. The Introduction of iSkysoft Phone Transfer

The iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac or for Windows is a tool for managing the data files on your phone. And the data files it deals with covers the contacts, messages, call logs, photos, music, videos, apps and more. There are four main functions on the iSkysoft Phone Transfer, including Transfer Data from Phone to Phone, Back Up Phone Data, Restore Phone Data, and Erase Your Phone Data. It offers two versions of this tool, both the version for Windows, and the version for Mac. In this guide, you will know the detailed operations on the iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac.


Part 2. The Functions of iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Function 1. To Transfer Data from Phone to Phone

Step 1. Download and install the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Choose the iSkysoft Phone Transfer for the Mac or Phone Transfer for Windows and download it on your computer. And then, just install it following the installation wizard.

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Step 2. Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Click on the icon of this tool and then drag it to “Applications” so that you can launch it. On the primary window, you need to choose the “Phone to Phone Transfer” function.

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Step 3. Connect your mobile phones to computer

With the suitable USB cables, you can now connect two of your mobile phones to your computer. And then on both mobile phones, you need to authorize your phone to computer. And then, the iSkysoft Phone Transfer will detect your phones and show you the screenshots of them on the window. Please see to it that the location of the phones are right, keeping the source phone on the left, and the destination phone on the right.

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Step 4. Start to transfer the data files wanted

Now you can choose the file types on the little box of the primary window. You can choose the contacts, messages, call logs, photos, music, videos, apps and so on. After that, just click on the “Start Copy” button to start the transfer process.

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Note: Except iOS / Android / BlackBerry phone, iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Windows can also support Nokia Lumia & Symbian phone for data transfer, but iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac Not Yet support Nokia Lumia & Symbian phone.


Function 2. To Back Up Phone Data

Step 1. Download and install the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Download the iSkysoft Phone Transfer on your computer. And launch it after successfully installing it.

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Step 2. Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer on your computer. And then, choose the “Backup Your Phone” function.

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Step 3. Connect your mobile phone to your computer

Connect your mobile phone to your Mac or Windows with a USB cable. And then the iSkysoft Phone Transfer will soon detect it and show you the information of this application on the primary window.

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Step 4. Start to back up your mobile phone data

Now you need to choose the file types that you want to contain on the backup file. You can back up the contacts, messages, call logs, photos, music, videos, etc. After you choose all the items you want to back up, you can click on the “Start Copy” button under the box to start the backup process. Remember the backup files you create with the iSkysoft Phone Transfer will be stored on your computer.

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Function 3. To Restore Phone Data

The iSkysoft Phone Transfer can help you restore the backup files from iCloud backup, iTunes backup and the phone to phone transfer. And it also supports the iTunes music to Android phone!
Section 1. To restore the iCloud backup

Step 1. Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer on your computer, choose the “Restore from backup” function, and choose “from the iCloud backup file”. Then connect your mobile phone to your computer with a USB cable.

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Step 2. Log in your iCloud

With the correct account and password, log in your iCloud so that you can get access to the iCloud backup files you have created before with this tool.

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Step 3. Start to restore the backup file wanted

Now, you can choose an iCloud backup file that you want. And then choose the detailed items of the data files. Finally, you can click on the “Start Copy” button to start to restore the data files to your phone.

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Section 2. To restore the iTunes backup

Step 1. Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Before restoring the files to your mobile phone, just launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer on your computer, choose the “Restore from backup” function, and choose “from the iTunes backup file”. Then you need to connect your mobile phone to your computer with a suitable USB cable.

Step 2. Choose the specific iTunes backup file

There will be a list of the iTunes backup files that is available on your computer. From them, you need to choose one that you want. And then choose the detailed contents of it.

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Step 3. Start to restore the backup file

After choosing the detailed file types to restore, you can now click on the “Start Copy” button to start restoring.

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Function 4. To Erase Your Phone Data

Step 1. Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer

Launch the iSkysoft Phone Transfer on your Mac or Windows computer and then choose the “Erase your old phone” function on the primary window.

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Step 2. Connect your mobile phone to your computer

Just connect your mobile phone to your computer with a USB cable, so that it can be detected by the iSkysoft Phone Transfer.

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Step 3. Start to erase your mobile phone

Click on the “Erase Now” button and soon, there will be a confirmation window popping up and asking you whether you want to delete all the data files from your mobile phone or not. If the answer is yes, you need to input the word “delete” into the given blank, and click on the button of “Start to erase”.

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