How do I sync my iPhone to a new computer without erasing everything?
How to Sync iPhone to iTunes Without Erasing
- Launch the iTunes application on your Mac or PC computer.
- Navigate to the “Devices” tab at the top of the pop-up window, check the box next to “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically” and then click “OK.”
Can I sync iTunes without Wi-Fi?
If you use iTunes Match or Apple Music you can either sync with one or more playlists on your library and update content over a USB connection, or you can use the iCloud Music Library and update over Wi-Fi.
Can you connect iPhone syncing without PC internet?
If you’re on a Wi-Fi network, and have iOS 5 (or later) installed on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can sync your device (add items to it from your computer) without connecting it to your computer (if your computer and device are connected to the same network).
Will syncing iPhone erase data?
Answer: A: Syncing generally copies data from iTunes on the computer onto the iPhone. Data can include, Music, Movies, Photos, Tv Shows. The Syncing process will generally overwrite the iPhone’s content in those categories.
Will iTunes sync delete songs?
When you connect your iPod to a computer, iTunes asks if you want to sync the device to that computer and the music library on it. If you try to sync your iPod with iTunes on a different computer, iTunes will delete your music.
How do I transfer music from my iPhone to iTunes without downloading?
Add Music from iPhone to iTunes
- Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable.
- Click “Transfer Purchases” in the window that appears.
- Or choose “File” > “Devices” > “Transfer Purchases From [your iPhone name]”.
- Click “Recently Added” in the left panel of iTunes to check the newly imported songs.
Can you sync iPhone over Wi-Fi?
You can sync your Mac and device when they’re connected over same Wi-Fi network. To set up Wi-Fi syncing, first connect your device to your Mac using a USB or USB-C cable. You then turn on Wi-Fi syncing and choose the settings you want.
How do I wirelessly sync my iPhone with iTunes?
On the iPhone, tap the Settings app. Tap General. Scroll down, then tap iTunes Wi-Fi Sync. The iTunes Wi-Fi Sync screen lists the computers you can sync your iPhone with, when it was last synced, and a Sync Now button.
What does syncing iPhone with iTunes do?
Syncing means adding items on your computer to a device. You can use iTunes to sync the items in your iTunes library to your device, as well as photos, contacts, and other info.
Why do I lose songs when I sync my iPhone?
It sounds like you have ‘playlists’ ticked in your syncing preferences and that iTunes is overwriting your playlists with no playlists as it syncs from the computer. First thing to do is to check that Playlists are not being synced under the device in iTunes and Music. Uncheck “sync playlists” and try again.