Time to transfer data, apps and all info to new phone?

mws_1984

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Currently transferring all my stuff to new iPhone 13 pro max. Some of my texts aren’t transferring and all kinds of apps just listed as waiting. How long Should it take if doing it from iCloud? Just paranoid I’ll lose something and I’ll be double checking before I wipe old phone clean.
 

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How are you doing this? Are you using "Quick Start" or are you going through iTunes? I used "Quick Start" and it took at least 2 hours (maybe more, depending on how much data is being transferred) for everything to download.
 

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How are you doing this? Are you using "Quick Start" or are you going through iTunes? I used "Quick Start" and it took at least 2 hours (maybe more, depending on how much data is being transferred) for everything to download.

I did the quick start. Top option on the list. The other option said like 1 hr 15 minutes. But I’m doing the one thru ICloud storage. It seems like it just bounces all over what gets transferred when. Only a quarter of my pics are moved. And some apps. Like maybe thats just how it works.
 

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I did the quick start. Top option on the list. The other option said like 1 hr 15 minutes. But I’m doing the one thru ICloud storage. It seems like it just bounces all over what gets transferred when. Only a quarter of my pics are moved. And some apps. Like maybe thats just how it works.

I think so! It worked well for me, and I don't believe that I lost a thing. It's a bit nerve-wracking. Hang in there!
 

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I would leave it run overnight. Especially with anything iCloud, it can be rate-limited to prevent server overload when huge chunks of data are uploaded/downloaded.
 

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@mws_1984, I'm curious. How did things go with your transfer? Did everything transfer properly?

Seems like it just randomly did things as it felt. Not all the photos at once but in groups. My gps wasn’t working then suddenly was. Still need to go thru and log back into all my stuff.
 

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Seems like it just randomly did things as it felt. Not all the photos at once but in groups. My gps wasn’t working then suddenly was. Still need to go thru and log back into all my stuff.

Indeed! But at least logging back in is simple enough thanks to KeyChain!