Switching computers. How do I move my iPhone setup to a new computer?

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Craw

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Nov 29, 2007
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Hi,

My iPhone is currently set up on my work's iMac. I will be switching job positions soon and will need to move my iPhone setup to either: my new position's computer (not sure if it will be pc or mac), or to a mac laptop that I will purchase in the future.

How do I go about taking my iPhone setup off of my current iMac, and what will happen "in transition", where I am not sure which computer I will be setting up the iPhone?

Can I just move my whole iTunes folder to a portable hard drive?

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.
 

meiphones_brill

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Nov 16, 2007
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Hi,

My iPhone is currently set up on my work's iMac. I will be switching job positions soon and will need to move my iPhone setup to either: my new position's computer (not sure if it will be pc or mac), or to a mac laptop that I will purchase in the future.

How do I go about taking my iPhone setup off of my current iMac, and what will happen "in transition", where I am not sure which computer I will be setting up the iPhone?

Can I just move my whole iTunes folder to a portable hard drive?

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.
I would back up the whole iTunes. File -> Back Up to Disk
(You should already have a backup!) and import that into your new machine.

Then plug the iPhone in. Easy - s'a Mac innit!
 

WiseMax

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Oct 21, 2009
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Very good reminder!...

OK, I know that this is 2 years old, but...

Now, that would be lovely that I'm taught how to move my iPhone sync from a Windows computer (\\systemdrive\usersfolders\myusername\music\iTunes - the user folder has a diferent path in windows xp, vista and 7) to my new Mac.

I am using a program/driver that "translates" WinNT file system to Mac file system, so my Mac "undestands" perfectly whatever is in the Windows NT type folders (read AND write).

So, could I just "copy" the thing over from the Windows networked computer?

Thanks in advance!