Most of us now use multiple computers these days. On one PC we store all our movies, while on our other computer we listen/store all our music. A lot of times we want to sync our iPad/iPhone between multiple computers, but iTunes doesn’t allow us. We aren’t able to sync different types of media between different computers. This creates many problems. You must have come to this page to find how to sync your iphone between two or more computers. Well, the solution to this problem is very easy. To achieve this, you just need to make a setting change on iTunes.
By default, iTunes doesn’t let you sync your computer to multiple computers. Well, there is a get around. All you need to do is enable a setting in iTunes. Continue reading to learn more.
By default any device connected to iTunes is set to “Automatically sync songs” and the contents of that particular computer’s iTunes library is automatically synced.
But whenever you connect your iOS device to another computer and try to sync it, a message box appears warning you that the device is already synced to another computer. Additionally, if you try to sync any other content, the warning tells you that your device will first be erased and then re-synced to the new computer.
The warning that appears is you try to sync your iPhone to multiple computers
If you want to get around this, all you need to do is a change a setting in your iTunes interface. Open iTunes and navigate to your device’s tab.
If you scroll down, you’ll find the option ” Manually manage music and videos”. Make sure this option is enabled.
Click OK in the dialogue box that opens and then hit Apply. It will then take a few seconds for the change from automatic mode to manual mode to be completed.
Now when you connect to a different computer your content stays on your device but you’re able to choose music and playlists to sync to your device.
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