By Lena / Last Updated August 21, 2020

Can I Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another?

I want my daughter to use her own Apple ID now that she is old enough. How can we transfer the content of her ipad mini, ( music, photos, apps) particularly game apps WITH THEIR DATA onto her new account?

- Question from Apple Forum

How to Transfer Data to New iPhone with Different Apple ID?

I want to move all my data and settings from my current iPhone to new iPhone 11 but not entirely sure how to do this as I share my Apple ID with my father and want all my data and settings correctly transferred to the new phone. Please help.

- Question from Reddit

Can You Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another?

Generally speaking, people would like to transfer data from one Apple account to another in the following two situations:

● In the past, you shared the same Apple ID with my family, but now you have created a new account for independent use.
● You bought a new iPhone to replace the old one and you created a new Apple ID for the new iPhone.

However, the truth is that Apple does not allow you to transfer data from one Apple ID to another directly. It requires a little patience to make it. Just keep reading to learn more.

How to Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another?

Here are the methods to transfer data from one Apple ID to another Apple ID. Or if you want to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone directly, you can move to the next part to get the easy way.

For better illustration, suppose that you want to transfer data from Apple account A to account B.

Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another on iPhone

When you choose to turn off the sync option of iCloud, you will be given the opportunity to save or not save data on your device. And you can take advantage of this feature to achieve the goal. For example, if you want to transfer contacts from one Apple ID to another:

  • Go Settings > Tap your name > Tap iCloud > Toggle off Contacts > Choose Keep on My iPhone option.

Turn off Contacts Sync

  • Sign out account A from iPhone > Sign in account B on iPhone and turn on the sync of Contacts > Choose Merge and contacts stored on the device will be synced to new account.

Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another on Computer

If you have a computer, you can utilize iCloud.com to transfer data from one Apple ID to another.

  • Visit iCloud.com and sign in Apple account A.

  • Choose Contacts, Calendars or other options (Here we choose Contacts.) > Preview and select the items you need and save them to computer.

iCloud Website

  • Sign out account A and sign in account B > Click Contacts or other services> Click the Import option to upload data that exported from account A.

Tip: If you want to share the content that you've purchased using your Apple ID with family members, you can make use of Apple Family Sharing. It makes it easy for up to six family members to share App Store, music, movie, TV, and book purchases.

How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone with Different Apple ID?

For anyone who wants to transfer data from iPhone to new iPhone that using a new Apple account, you can let AOMEI MBackupper, one free iPhone transfer tool that lets you transfer photos, videos, music, contacts, and messages from iPhone to iPhone with amazing speed.

  • It lets you preview and choose the data you want to transfer.

  • No need to reset your new iPhone if you have already used it for a while. It will not erase any existing data.

It supports all models of iPhone from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 11/iPhone SE 2020 and would be perfectly compatible with the latest iOS 13.6. Download the tool on your PC and learn how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone with different Apple ID.

1. Launch AOMEI MBackupper and plug in your old iPhone > Tap “Trust” on the home screen to give your computer access to your iPhone.

2. Click Custom Backup and select the data you want to transfer.

Choose Backup File Type

◆ You can click each icon to select the items you want to transfer and click OK to confirm.

Select Files

3. Select a storage path > Click Start Backup to transfer data to computer.

4. Unplug your old iPhone and connect your new iPhone > Click Back to go to the Backup Management interface.

Click Back

5. Click the Expand tab >> Advanced option to choose Restore.

Restore to Device

6. You can also click the icon to preview and select data that will be transferred to your new iPhone > Finally, click Start Restore.

◆ Note: After the transfer, you can go to Settings to turn on the sync of options to save contacts or other data to your new Apple account.

Conclusion

To transfer data from one Apple ID to another Apple ID, you can first save your data from old account on iPhone and then sync them to new account. Or if you want to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone directly, you can use AOMEI MBackupper to finish the job.