Re: setting up a new iPhone from scratch
The thing is, Troy, the guys at the store can do it so fast.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
And, wow, you have an eight-digit access code? I have six, didn't know you could have eight.
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Troy Burnham
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 10:58 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] setting up a new iPhone from scratch
I ordered a new iPhone SE 2020 today and it's supposed to ship in about
3 days so I'm expecting it likely early next week.
I ordered it through the TMobile store but it'll be shipped directly to me, and I'm trying to decide if I should take it back to the store when I get it and have them restore the backup I made from my old phone or if I can try to restore it myself. How difficult will restoring the backup be, and will that be all I'll need to do to get the phone working or will I need to do other things such as entering my 8-digit code from the old phone etc? I know that I'll likely have to put my fingerprint in again on the new phone but will there be anything else?
I remember when I received my first phone 4 years ago that I had to do the entire setup from scratch, and I remember being able to get voiceover going but then I had to have help from my sighted cousin to get things like the language set, my id code put in, etc. If I have to do the same thing with this new phone I'll just take it back to the store and have them help me. I've purchased I think 2 new phones since the first one 4 years ago and each time I had somebody at the store I bought it from help me get it going.
Thanks in advance for any answers.