some times this automatic bak-up issue in itunes could cause a big problem. here is a scenario i had recently. i backed-up an iphone 7 plus inorder to do a total wipe and reset (2:00 pm). after i had resetted the phone when i connected the phone to itunes, it started backup again(4:00 pm). when i restored the phone, gues what i lost my contacts, pictures, notes……. really bad.

here are steps to stop this night-mare.

  1. open up  iTunes
  2.  if you use Windows computer,Click the “Edit” menu and select “Preferences”. if you use a Mac Select “iTunes” and click “Preferences” .
  3. Click on “Devices”.
itunes automatic backup
itunes automatic backup
  1. Uncheck the option to “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from Syncing Automatically. …
  2. choose ok or apply
  3. Connect your iPhone to your computer. now automatically backup is off. untill you click backup automatic backup will be off.

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