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Sync iPhone 4 to a new computer

inman2787inman2787 Posts: 6Member
Hi guys, i have a emergent problem for my iphone 4.
My old computer crashed. I now need to sync my iphone to a new computer. How can I do this when the iphone is only made to sync to one computer? help please!


  • tenrdrmertenrdrmer Posts: 9,934Member, Sous Chef, Senior Sous-Chef
    Google Syncing to multiple Computers.

    Unfortunately though if you cannot access the file system of the old one it wont help. If have been using the iCloud beta you may be able to recover some of your data once it is wiped and re synced.

    It's not my fault I never learned to take responsibility for anything. ;)

  • jonmulcahyjonmulcahy Posts: 10,379Member, Sous Chef
    If you can recover your iTunes folder from your old machine and use the same apple Id you should be ok
  • LiquidGameworksLiquidGameworks Anchorage, AKPosts: 956Member, Sous Chef
    Itunes accounts can be synced to up to 5 computers. In Itunes, use the option "authorize this computer" and type in your apple ID. It won't erase your Iphone, and it can transfer all purchases on Iphone to your new computer.
  • i8iphone8ii8iphone8i Posts: 2Member
    First you need to authorize your PC with your iTunes account with iTunes if you haven't already done so. With your iPhone connected to iTunes and without syncing, at the iTunes menu bar go to File and select Transfer Purchases From - the name of your iPhone.
    Besides what mentioned above, i like to share you a article about How to transfer or sync iPhone to new computer, which included transferring iPhone contents to computer/iTunes.
    Hopefully this works for all of you like it just worked for me!
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