Will iPhone4/IOS 7.1.1 connect via USB and sync to MBP/OS-X 10.11.5?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by iHarmony, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. iHarmony macrumors newbie

    iHarmony

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    #1
    I'm preparing to upgrade my MBP to OS-X 10.11.5 and would like to know whether my iPhone4 will still connect via USB, work normally and sync with iTunes on my MBP after I do that (OS details in thread title). An ancillary question is - is iTunes automatically updated with the OS-X upgrade and if so, to what version and do I have two compatibility questions to be answered vs. one (e.g. with both OS-X and iTunes)?

    Many thanks in advance!
     
  2. eyoungren macrumors P6

    eyoungren

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    I believe it should work. The problem is going the other way. What I mean by that is say you had a iPhone 6s and were trying to sync on an older MBP running OS X 10.6. Doesn't work there because iOS 9 requires a minimum of a Lion Mac to sync.
     
  3. craig1024 macrumors regular

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    My iPod touch 4th generation with iOS 6 syncs fine with the latest iTunes in 10.11.5
     

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