Need help syncing a new Iphone 4 to a new Macbook pro.

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Bosoxdawg, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Bosoxdawg macrumors newbie

    Jun 29, 2010
    Im sure this has been addressed before, but I see conflicting answers while googling the answer. I just got a new Macbook Pro and I have my Iphone 4 synced to my wife's Dell PC. Can I just authorize my Macbook Pro and hook up the phone and start syncing it to it? If I lose my music and apps, it's no big deal. I can just re-download the apps and I don't listen to music that much on the phone. It tells me that I am going to loose all of my info from the phone. I want to keep my contacts. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Zincous macrumors 6502

    Nov 21, 2008
    Sacramento CA
    Have you set up an iCloud account yet? Have it sync/backup your contacts.

    So even if anything happens to them, you can just log back into your iCloud account and the contacts will come right back.
  3. AnthonySmith macrumors 6502


    Feb 25, 2011
    Southern CA
    Set up an iCloud account. Backup your phone to iCloud. Syncing with a Mac will wipe out your phone because it is currently programmed for PC. Sync with Mac then restore from backup from iCloud if you wish.

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