A new iPhone 11 Pro, presumably running iOS 13. An old iPhone 6 running latest available iOS 12 for that release. iCloud backup for iPhone 6 is kept current. Verizon's instructions for transferring data old->new using iCloud backup (https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/knowledge-base-212893/) says, in part: "Both devices must have the same iOS version." Punt.
I presume that (a) this sentiment is only the usual "not made here" syndrome and that (b) a restore from iCloud will Just Work (r) as Apple is usually pretty good at this stuff. But I thought I'd ask anyway:
Has anyone out there migrated their existing, older data from iCloud on to an 11 Pro and done so successfully?
It appears that the One True Path is described at:
I'll find out how well QuickStart works.
This page wasn't very helpful at all: https://www.verizon.com/wireless-devices/smartphones/iphone-setup-activate/
no, they don't need same ios, just did the same from 6+ to 8+.
you have the 12 backed up, side by side, start setup on 13, connect wi-fi, sign in to apple, get verification.
backup new from last icloud backup.