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  1. #1

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    Default Transferring contacts and apps from 3GS to 4S

    Hi all,

    I am expecting to receive the new iPhone 4S this week and would like to be prepared for it's arrival!

    How would I go about the following:

    1. Transfer contacts from 3GS to 4S
    2. Transfer apps from 3GS to 4S
    3. Transfer calendar items from 3GS to 4S

    Appreciate any recommendations and help

    Cheers

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    Upgrade your 3GS to iOS5, then back up the 3GS.

    Once you have the 4S, plug it into iTunes, and restore from the back up.
    All app data should be there, you will need to enter passwords for emails etc. Then it should be almost done.

    If you don't have app data to transfer (e.g. game data), you can just use your MobileMe account, and all your contacts and calendar would be synced nicely.

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    So will my contacts come across once I do the restore back up in iTunes?

    I don't have a MobileMe account

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    MrJesseRoss's Avatar MrJesseRoss is offline Bug Bard

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    Backup = backup. Everything will be there. Including your contacts. You could even tell it to sync your contacts with your address book so any changes you make will be updated on both devices.

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    What if I don't want all the apps that are currently on my 3GS to go onto the 4S?

    Thanks for all the replies so far guys, much appreciated

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    MrJesseRoss's Avatar MrJesseRoss is offline Bug Bard

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    You do have the option of removing them.

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    I've just migrated from a 3GS to a 4s and whilst all my contacts have moved onto my new phone I seem to have lost my 'contacts App' and as I use this alot to remember peoples names etc at the various busineses I visit i'd like it back.

    Any ideas where i could my lost contacts app/button/thingy?

    Cheers,

    Andy

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