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ernard
Jul 11, 2013

How to stop iPhone from automatically syncing with iTunes when connected to a desktop?

Is there a way to keep an iPhone from auto-syncing with iTunes when you use a USB to connect to a desktop (or laptop for that matter)? I looked at all the phones settings I could think of, but couldn’t find that option.

jimlynch
07/12/2013
How to Disable iPhone and iPod Auto-Syncing
http://ipod.about.com/od/iphoneipodbattery/qt/disable-auto-sync.htm

"1. Before you plug the iPhone or iPod into the computer, go to iTunes.

2. On a Mac, go to the iTunes menu -> Preferences -> Devices.
On a PC, go to Edit -> Settings -> Devices

3. In the pop up window, look for the icon or tab that says Devices. Choose it.

4. Just below the box, you’ll see a checkbox reading "Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically."

5. Check it and click OK at the bottom of the window."
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ablake
07/11/2013

You are just looking in the wrong place; You need to do it through iTunes instead of your iPhone. Open iTunes, then go to Preferences>Devices. There will be a checkbox to disable auto syncing for iPhones, iPads and iPods. 

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