1. iwicked's Avatar
    Hi folks

    So I am considering upgrading to the iPhone 5s. My 5 is running fine and there really isn't any compelling reason to upgrade except that I want to shift while my iPhone 5 still holds good resale value. Anyway, I have a few basic questions.

    1) How do I transfer my apps, files, etc. from 5 to 5s?
    2) Will my text messages, whatsapp messages be transferred as well?
    3) I changed the region of my apple id from UK to the US few days ago. Since then all the new apps I purchased/downloaded do not show up in my iTunes. I only see the old ones which I had in my UK account. When I transfer my content, which apps will I be able to transfer to my iPhone 5s, the UK or the US ones?

    Thanks in advance guys for your help. I am a bit worried about this and from past experiences using android phones I am not very fond of changing phones due to the hassle involved in transferring data.
    10-11-2014 08:42 AM
  2. SaberSerene's Avatar
    Yes. Just back up the iPhone then restore from back up when you have the 5s.
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    10-11-2014 10:43 AM
  3. iwicked's Avatar
    I have it backed up to iCloud. So I can restore from there?
    10-12-2014 01:08 PM
  4. phreddyl's Avatar
    Yes you can. When you set up new phone it will ask if you want to set up as new or restore from back up
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    10-12-2014 01:16 PM
  5. iwicked's Avatar
    Great. Thanks. Also, will my text messages be restored as well?
    10-12-2014 01:35 PM
  6. phreddyl's Avatar
    Yes they will. Let us know how it goes
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    10-12-2014 02:02 PM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Before you restore on the new phone, make sure you do an iCloud backup nice again right before so all your stuff on your older phone at that current moment in time is backed up and ready to restore as soon as you're ready to make the shift.
    iwicked likes this.
    10-12-2014 05:23 PM
  8. iwicked's Avatar
    Thanks guys. That was quite helpful. I will keep you posted how it goes once I get my new phone.
    10-13-2014 08:54 AM

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