How to use iOS 11’s Quick Start set up: It’s like magic

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One of the iOS 11 features you may not have seen yet is called Quick Start. It’s similar to something Android has had for a little while now, in that you can quickly set up your new iOS device by authenticating it with an existing iOS 11 device.

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  1. One thing I ran into was that the notification wasn’t popping up on my old device and I figured out it was because you have to have Bluetooth enabled on both devices. Good luck!

  2. If you use Quick Start to transfer settings, etc. to the new device, then why would you also need to restore from a backup? Does Quick Start only transfer settings/preferences, and not apps/content?

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