Daily Tip: How to transfer data from your old phone to your new white iPhone 4
Switching from an Android, BlackBerry, Palm, or old iPhone to a new white iPhone 4 and curious how to transfer all your information, apps, and data over? Crossing platforms can seem like a headache, but there's a lot you can do to ease your pain. Upgrading from an old iPhone, however, is almost painless thanks to iTunes. Find out how after the break.
Upgrading from an old iPhone to a new white iPhone
If you've ever upgraded your iPhone before -- iPhone 3G to iPhone 3GS, or AT&T to Verizon, or had to swap an iPhone out at an Apple store, you're probably already familiar with this process. If not, follow these easy steps to copy data to your new phone. This process will save all your contacts, camera roll photos, apps, and settings into an iTunes backup for you.
Upgrading from an Android, BlackBerry, or Palm phone to a new white iPhone
Crossing platforms to iPhone can seem more complicated and it is, but only slightly. There are a lot of services available to help you transfer data from one device to another. There are two main ways to handle moving your data: desktop sync via iTunes and cloud sync via Google, Yahoo!, Exchange, etc. Here's how:
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