Restore Backup on New iMac Pro from Old iMac, MacBook: macOS Monterey/Big Sur/Catalina

Last Updated on Aug 2, 2021

Using alternate ways you can transfer all the data (Documents, Apps, Settings, and User Account) to a new Mac from another Mac or Windows system without loss, corrupt important data security. Using these methods, we can get ready our new iMac Pro for work as soon as possible. Here are the two official tools that are giving the option to move all data before we switch to a new Mac system.

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Let’s see how to restore a backup on a new iMac Pro from an iMac or MacBook Pro, MacBook Air.

During the data transfer process, we need some authentication like both systems is on the same network.

  • Both Mac updated latest MacOS and Apps
  • Old Mac running on OS X Snow Leopard minimum version
  • Old Mac Has Unique name, So we can guess and identify (Go to Apple Menu > System Preferences > Click Sharing > Give Computer name Field)
  • Both Macs are on AC Power
  • Both Mac is on Same WiFi or Ethernet connection.

Setup For Restore Backup on iMac Pro from Old Mac Using Migration Assistant and Time Machine Backup

Using this trick we can transfer data from Windows PC or Laptop easily.

1: Open Migration Assistant under Utilities > Applications folder.

2: Next, Tap on continue.

3: Choose what types of data you want to transfer, Select Option for transfer from Mac, Time Machine, or Startup disk.

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4: Next, Tap on Continue.

On your Old Mac

1: Open Migration Assistant > Continue.

2: Select the information that you want to transfer to another Mac.

3 Transfer information to new Mac

3: Click on Continue.

On your New Mac, Screen will ask for the security code.

Move forward with cross verification; the Security code should be the same on both Mac.

Now, Click on Continue.

On your new Mac, you will see all backups, select that you want to restore from the old Mac. Also, identify the latest backup by date and time taken on the old Mac.

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Next, Click on continue.

Also, select which types of data you want to move from the old Mac to New iMac Pro.

5 Select Data types that you want restore on Mac

Tap on continuing.

Don’t interrupt Mac during restoring. Wait for the complete process and check all data copied to the new iMac Pro after restore completely.

Using Time Machine Backup Restore on Mac

On any Mac, we can Restore From Time Machine Backup in Mac Recovery mode for Intel or Apple Silicon M1 Mac. First Put your Mac in Recovery mode and Start restoring from the latest Backup.

First of all: ON Old Mac, Backup Mac on External Drive Using Time Machine, Mac Has Built-in recovery system that able to recover documents, Files, and Folder from Time Machine Backup.

Quickly Lunch MacOS Utilities by press Command + R after restarting your Mac. or On Apple Silicon Mac, Press and Hold on the Power button [Touch ID Button], Until you see Volume Screen and Click on Options > Restore From Time Machine Backup in macOS Recovery screen.

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Continuously press and hold until Apple Logo or Spinning globe on screen.

Select “Restore from Time Machine Backup,” backup is saved on External Drive or in your system.

That’s it you are done Restore Backup on New iMac Pro from Old iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air. Don’t be selfies, share this tip with others and be helpful to your Friends via social sharing.

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