Why you need to transfer phone number to new iPhone?
You must be very excited, when you get a new iPhone. Yet we all know that phone number is an
indispensable part of phone data. To keep the old phone number and recognize the call from
your friends, colleagues, and family, you must know how to transfer phone number to new
“I bought a new iPhone 11 through the
Amazon Black Friday Sale and I need to transfer my phone number to the new device, so that I
can reach out to my boyfriend and friends. I don’t want to enter every number manually on my
new iPhone, how can I easily transfer my phone number to my new iPhone?”
When changing new iPhone you must transfer your old phone number to your new iPhone. To solve
the problem, we will provide you two methods:
★ Transfer your phone number to new iPhone with the same Service Provider
★ Transfer your phone number to new iPhone with a different Service Provider
How to transfer phone number to new iPhone with the same Service Provider?
Note: Please make sure that
you have saved your phone number on the SIM card.
First, you need to follow the steps below to safely place SIM card.
I. Before you removing the SIM card from the old phone, please switch it off.
II. Find out the SIM Card tray on your old phone, and then insert the SIM ejector tool in the
pinhole to extract the SIM Card.
III. Use the same SIM ejector tool to eject SIM tray on the new iPhone.
IV. Then remove the SIM Card from the old SIM tray and place the SIM Card in the new iPhone’s
V. At last, place the SIM tray back in the new device and ensure that, the SIM tray is
perfectly locked in place.
If you didn't use an iPhone before and have stored the phone number of your contacts in
SIM card, you should go to Settings > Contacts >Import SIM Contacts on your iPhone to
transfer phone number to new iPhone. If you used an old iPhone before, the phone number of
your contacts would not be stored in SIM card, you need to sync them with iCloud or you can
read the following passage to get an easy and safe way to transfer phone number to new
How to transfer phone number to new iPhone with a different Service Provider?
Actually, there is a simple way to transfer phone number with a different Service Provider. A
third-party backup software - mBackupper is a good solution for you. With this backup software
you can transfer phone number to new iPhone, no matter you have saved the phone number on
the SIM Card in advance or not.
Step 1. Download, install and launch the freeware. Connect your old iPhone with USB cable
and unlock it.
Step 2. Then press Trust on the iPhone if you are asked. Then choose “Custom Backup”.
Step 3. Choose the destination to save the phone number. If you only want to back up your
phone number, only keep the “contacts” checked, and click “Backup”.
Step 4. Wait a second until all the phone numbers saved on the computer.
Note: Before you back up the
phone number, if there is no contact on your device, please navigate to “settings” on your
iPhone, and switch off Contacts in iCloud.
Step 5. Then disconnect the old iPhone and connect the new iPhone on your Computer, tap Trust
too. Click “Back” in the lower right corner to enter Backup Management.
Step 6. Choose the backed-up Contacts. Click “Restore” to restore the Contacts to your new
Step 7. Then you have finished the restore.
Before you solve the problem “how to transfer phone number to new iphone”, you must confirm
that if you want to transfer the phone number with the same or different Service Provider,
then choose the proper way to do the job. You could transfer phone number to new iPhone by
importing from SIM card directly, or you could use mBackupper to transfer phone number
whether you use the same carrier or not.