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Exporting Safari bookmarks from iPhone to a new iPhone/iPad

Safari is the web browser developed by Apple, which is the preloaded default browser for your iPhone, iPad or Mac. Safari browser enables you to save, bookmark and share your favorite site in a simple way. When you get a new iPhone/iPad, How do you set up and transfer the Safari bookmarks from the previous iPhone?There are many methods to do this. In this article, we will show you how to sync iPhone safari bookmarks to the iPad step by step.

Got the new iOS devices? The most important thing is backup, backup, and backup.

As we all know, there are two methods in Apple’s way to back up iPhone data, using iTunes on computer or backup via iCloud. Hope you have developed a good apple device backup habit when you got it. If not,  please read on this apple official guide about back up your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. We also pick the simplest third-party software for your iOS Devices backup. You can also check this article about How to Back up Safari Bookmarks on iPhone/iPad [Solved].

Here come the solutions:

Part 1: Sync Safari Bookmarks to Your New iPhone/iPad via iCloud.

Part 2: Transfer your Safari bookmarks to your new iPhone/iPad with a phone to phone transfer tool.

Part 3: Import Your Safari Bookmarks on iPhone using iTunes Backup.

In the year 2020, the easiest way to save iPhone safari bookmarks to a new iPhone is using iCloud. The cloud service is super-fast to sync data between different devices.

Part 1: Sync Safari Bookmarks to Your New iPhone via iCloud.

Step 1: Enable Safari Syncing to iCloud on Your Previous iPhone.

01 Head into Settings

02 Tap your name of Apple ID on the Setting app page.

03 Tap iCloud

04 Scroll down until you see Safari, and move the toggle switch on the right to on/green.

How to back up safari bookmarks to iCloudStep 2: Sync between the previous iPhone to the new one.

 In the first scene, you got the brand-new iPhone/iPad without setup. Thus, you can select Restore from iCloud backup during the set-up process.

Later, Sign in with the same Apple ID as the old iPhone.

Also, turn on the iCloud sync switch as Step 1 shows.

Restore from icloud backup to set up a new ipadIn the second scene, you got the new iPhone/iPad and have used it for some while, however without your Safari bookmarks and history synced of your old iPhone.

Check if you signed into the new iPhone/iPad with the same iCloud account with your old iPhone. Do this if not.

Also, turn on the iCloud sync switch on the new iPhone/iPad as Step 1 shows.

Part 2: Transfer your Safari bookmarks to your new iPhone/iPad with a phone to phone transfer tool.

Using the third-party tool SD phone to phone transfer with one click, you can migrate your data from the old phone to your new one. This is our favorite tool that proven useful.

Free Download and install the app to your PC or Mac.

Step 1: Launch the data transfer tool on your computer.

step 2: Connect both your previous iPhone and new iPhone/iPad to your computer. The previous one as the source and the new one as the target.

Transfer safari bookmarks iphone to ipadstep 3: Select Safari bookmarks and Transfer.

Pick data including safari bookmarksstep 4:Wait for the software to get it done.

data transfer process

transfer complete

Part 3. Import Your Safari Bookmarks on iPhone using iTunes Backup.

Suppose you have backed up your iPhone on your PC or Mac recently. Refer to this guide about how to back up your iPhone with iTunes.

In the first scene, you got the brand-new iPhone/iPad without setup. Thus, you can select restore from Mac or PC during the set-up process.

  1. Open your iTunes on your computer (that you previously backed up your old iPhone) on it.
  2. Connect your new iPhone/iPad to the computer and select the device icon from the upper-left of the screen.
  3. On the summary page. Click Restore backup.
  4. Select the most recent backup of your previous iPhone in iTunes. and hit Restore.

You’re done. Open your new iPhone or iPad, and launch Safari to view the synced safari bookmarks. Now you can browse your favorite site conveniently on the new iPhone/iPad.

Related Posts:

How to Export Safari Bookmarks from Your iPhone to Chrome/Firefox on PC or Mac

How to Back up Safari Bookmarks on iPhone/iPad [Solved]

Amanda Lee

I am the chief editor of softwaredive.com. I have been engaged in software and computer gadgets fields for over 10 years, offering proven guides, tips, and software solutions in data recovery, and multimedia field.

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