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HOW TO SAVE EXISTING IPHONE APPLICATIONS [Solved/Closed]

ddsh07 - Latest answer on Jul 24, 2010 12:55PM
Hello,
i am desprate to download ebook reader for my i-phone but when i select the sync options it says that syncing my iphone with the computer will delete all the existing applicatiions . There are more than 50 app in my iphone which i dont want to lose , is there any way i can safegaurd my phones applications.
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First of all, open iTunes.
- On the menu bar, across the top left, click on Edit.
- Go to the bottom of the list and click on Preferences....
- In the pop-up box, click on the Devices tab.
- You should see check box beside the words: Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically.
- Make sure it's checked.

- Now connect the iPhone to the computer.
- Once the iPhone appears on the left panel of iTunes, right click.
- Click on Transfer Purchases.

Anything on the iPhone that was downloaded from iTunes should be transferring to your computer.

Now to sync your iPhone, bring it up in iTunes and click sync at the bottom right of the screen, or go back into Preferences and turn back on automatic syncing.
Source(s):
Myself by doing a thorough examination of iTunes and from past experience.

xx- Jul 24, 2010 12:55PM
thankyou so much that was the most helpful thing ever!!!
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