Before connecting your new iPhone to your Apple Watch, follow these instructions to back up your device.
Update your old iPhone.
Make sure that your settings for Health and Activity are correct.
Create a backup on your older iPhone.
Set up your brand-new iPhone
Launch the Apple Watch app on the new iPhone you just purchased.
If you no longer have access to your previous iPhone or if you deleted it.
- Delete all of your Apple Watch data.
- Install the necessary software on your new iPhone, and then login in to iCloud. You can skip this step if you’ve previously established an account and signed in.
- Launch the Apple Watch app on your new iPhone, and then follow the on-screen instructions to link your watch with your new iPhone.
- Make an effort to restore from a previous backup. Be sure that both your iPhone and Apple Watch are running the most recent software; if they are not, you may find that your backup is missing from the list. All of the Activity, Workouts, and Settings on your watch that have been modified since the last time it was backed up will be deleted. If you use iCloud in iOS 11 or later, your Health and Activity data will be stored in iCloud and automatically maintained up to date on devices where you are logged in with the same Apple ID. This feature is only available for users who have upgraded to iOS 11 or later. -Make sure you select the most recent watch backup when you’re asked to restore -For those who don’t have a backup of their Apple Watch, they will need to set it up from scratch.
To complete the setup, follow the onscreen instructions.
When you get a new iPhone, you’ll be able to start utilizing your Apple Watch.All of your iCloud data may take a few days to emerge.
The data you share using iCloud is not stored in iCloud.
To be clear, if you’re still using your old iPhone and haven’t deleted it.
- Pair your new iPhone with your old one if you restored it from a recent backup. If you don’t see your backup on the list, check to see if your iPhone and Apple Watch are up to date. When prompted, use a watch backup to restore from. Depending on how old the backup is, you may lose current Activity, Workouts, or settings data..
- It’s a good idea to delete your new iPhone if your iPhone backup is older than a few days or weeks. Finally, move all of your content from your old iPhone to the new one. It’s possible that you’ll lose some data when you upgrade to a new iPhone. The Apple Watch and iPhone must be paired again.
If you are having trouble pairing your Apple Watch, follow these steps.
Whenever your Apple Watch displays the white Apple logo on a black screen, follow these instructions:
Make a strong press or hold on the Digital Crown after your watch has restarted
Press the Reset button on your device.
You can connect your watch to your iPhone after it has been reset.Using the iPhone’s screen, follow the on-screen directions after placing it near your timepiece.
You won’t be prompted to utilize your Apple Watch when setting up your iPhone if it doesn’t ask you.
Health and Activity data might not be there if you transferred your files from your old iPhone to your new one through PC.
As long as you’re connected to Wi-Fi and signed into iCloud on both your old and new iPhone, the data in Health will sync automatically. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud on both your old and new iPhones and make sure that Health is turned on.
Try restoring from a PC backup of your old iPhone if you don’t utilize iCloud. A new iCloud or encrypted computer backup should be made for old iPhones that haven’t been deleted. Then use the updated backup to restore your new iPhone. Re-pair your iPhone and Apple Watch. Make sure your backup is encrypted if you’re using a PC. Recovery of Health and Activity data is impossible without an old iPhone or the ability to back it up.