how to transfer media from iphone 4s to 5s with mbpr and itunes?

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l have an iphone 4s, and now have an iphone 5s, l use mbpr using itunes to synch podcasts, mp3s and playlists to my 4s. l want to know if possible to transfer everything in my iphone 4s to new 5s? with everything l mean, apps downloaded, pictures, videos, mp3s, playlists and podcasts, contacts? if so how? is it as easy as plugging my iphone5s into my mbpr and synch or will there be another account?
 

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Backup your iPhone 4s to your MacBook Pro using iTunes. Back it up to your computer not iCloud. Then restore the 4s backup to your new iPhone 5s from iTunes. Afterward you should be able to sync the 5s directly from iTunes and from iCloud.
 
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Thanks for reply, l restored the 4s backup to your new iPhone 5s from iTunes, only partially successful, eg only some of the songs, about a third is transferred into my 5s, despite having twice memory size, 32GB vs 16GB in 4s. what do l have to click on to transfer all tracks?
contacts hasn't transferred :( part of the problem l am sure is 5s was used by my friends, who writes and reads in a foreign language , so how do l make the 5s 'mines' , do l have to login with my icloud or something?, the thing is l cant even delete the icloud account since she doesnt even remember any of the details :( do l have to reset whole thing? so to make 5s 'mines'
 

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Sorry, but your reply is a bit confusing. If all the data that was on the 4s was backed up, it should have restored to your 5s. Contacts are easily restored by making sure that you have contacts selected in your iCloud preferences. That will sync them to your 5s.

You seem to be telling us that the 5s is recognized under another Apple ID, not yours? If that's true, you'll need to reset the 5s, use your Apple ID, and start over with restoring the backup.
 

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