You can configure sync in iTunes to transfer content between your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and your computer. Besides that, it can help create a backup or sync with your computer that allows you to manage contacts, calendars, and bookmarks on your computer.
Now while connecting an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer, the iTunes launches automatically and starts syncing the content in your iOS device and your PC. And while sometimes it sounds good, most other times it gets quite irritating and at times you simply want to disable automatic syncing in iTunes.
Given below are tips on how to stop automatic sync in iTunes when connecting an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
How to disable automatic sync in iTunes:
Step 1: First of all launch iTunes and got to “Preferences” in the iTunes menu
Step 2: Now click on the “Devices” tab
Step 3: Check mark the box next to “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”Step 4: Finally, click “OK” and exit out of Preferences
You can follow the above procedure without having to keep your iOS device connected to your computer.
Remember that if you disable auto syncing in iTunes, you need to learn how to manually back up to iCloud in case you need the back up of your iOS device. Or else you may not be able to get your data back if a problem occurs and you lose it.