This iOS 15 trick gives you more iCloud storage for free

This iOS 15 trick gives you more iCloud storage for free ...

Did you just get a brand-new iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro, and 13 Professional Max, or maybe one of Apple's older models like the iPhone 12, iPhone 11, or iPhone SE? No matter what your phone model, you'll need to transfer all of your messages, photos, videos, and music to your new phone. With iOS 15, Apple improved the method for moving your data from one iPhone to another. If you haven't yet downloaded the new OS, here's everything you need to know and how to install it.

Three ways to transfer data from your old iPhone to a new iPhone are listed. If you're using MacOS Catalina or later, you can connect your iPhone to your Mac via a charging cable and use Finder. This is fairly easy, but you'll need a Mac and plenty of disk space for the backup file.

You may also use Apple's direct data migration tool, which copies your old phone onto your new one without a computer or iCloud. The downside to this process is that you won't be able to use either phone until the transfer is complete, which can take an hour or more to complete.

The transfer is then done through iCloud. The advantage to this method is that you don't have to be tied to a computer and you'll have access to your old phone while the new one is downloading your backup file. The downside is that you'll need more storage on your iCloud account to store the backup file. If you're on Apple's free 5GB iCloud tier, that probably won't be enough.

You could pay Apple a couple of dollars per month for more storage. You may use iOS 15 to borrow some iCloud storage for free to backup your old iPhone, if you'd rather. Here's how you do it.

Use iOS 15 to get more iCloud storage for free.

First, upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 15. This will work with the iPhone 6S ($210 at eBay) or newer. Depending on the speed of your Wi-Fi network, downloading and installing can take some time. It took me about 20 minutes to complete it.

Go to the Updates section. Once the update is completed, go to Update. Settings Settings settings settings Settings setting settings default settings setting default setting ,. - General Stores and Offices are all under the supervision of the General Manager. Tap on the new option: Transfer or Reset iPhone . A new page will open. Tap on Prepare for New iPhone in the Prepare For New iPad section. Get Started Now! .

A pop-up window titled Extra iCloud to Move Apps and Data will open. Read it over and when you're done, hit the start button. Continue reading Continue Click on the button to begin. You may see an iCloud Backup is Turned Off message. If you do, tap the tap to confirm. Turn On Backup to Transfer Files. . This didn't appear for me.

Next, the screen Move Data for All Your Apps will appear. Read it moreover. There's a long list of apps that aren't synchronizing their data with iCloud. Tap the Tap button to begin the application. Move All App Data to iCloud with a Backup and Data Protection Solution. Click the button below to start the program. Another screen opens up describing what you can do with your old iPhone. Read it over, or not. Then hit the blue. Done! Click on the "Get More Info" button.

Your old iPhone will begin to backup to iCloud. If you click on the main menu in Settings, you'll see a new section that says, "iCloud Backup in Progress." When the backup is complete, that new section in Settings will say, "Ready for your new iPhone."

Extend your temporary iCloud backup for 21 more days.

Up to 21 days before the purchase of a new iPhone, you may start the process. Remember, all new texts, iMessages, photos, or videos won't be included in that backup. If your new iPhone doesn't arrive within 21 days, you may extend that by restoring your temporary backup before it's deleted. Settings > Settings and tapping and tucking and and taping. My Backup Will Be Available Longer. .

When your new iPhone arrives, whether it's an iPhone 13 or older, turn it on and follow the instructions to complete tasks like entering a passcode, setting up Face ID, and agreeing to Apple'S terms and conditions. You'll arrive at a screen showing you various methods to transfer your data. Selecting the appropriate option will lead you to 'Transfer Your Data'. Restore from iCloud to Recover from ICloud . Sign up for iCloud with the same Apple ID and password as your old iPhone.

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Choose the most recent backup and follow the instructions, after which your backup file will start downloading to your new iPhone. After the download is completed, your new iPhone will reboot and your applications will start downloading. All of your photos, emails, contacts, appointments, and messages will be there.

What happens to that temporary iCloud backup when you're done? It will remain on the Internet for seven days and be deleted permanently.

Now that your iPhone is ready, here are eight options and settings you will need to change right away.

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