Two iPhones in iTunes Manage Devices

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by chunter1001, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Jun 23, 2012
    #1
    I just checked out the Manage Devices page in my iTunes and see that I have two iPhones listed. Not sure if I should remove one or not. They seem identical apart from dates (one is 9/12 and the other 10/11) and the newer one has ��� instead of an apostrophe in the device name.

    Is it safe to remove one? How can I tell which is actually my current iPhone 5? I assume going by dates, but I also had to exchange the 9/12 iPhone due to manufacturing defect.

    Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors P6

    Weaselboy

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    Jan 23, 2005
    #2
    You can go by date. To be sure you get the right one, right click on the phone in iTunes and select backup from the drop down. That will do a manual backup with today's date so you can tell which is the old phone. No need to keep the old backup if everything was successfully restored to the new phone.
     

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