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Important information for iOS 9 and 10 users!

CopyTrans Apps now allows you to backup iPhone apps to PC

To back up iPhone apps, check out this tutorial instead: How to backup iPhone apps copytrans apps main window

The manual way explained below is no longer required.

To manually transfer applications and purchased music from iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone back to iTunes

  1. Open iTunes.

  2. Connect your iPod Touch, iPad or iPhone.

    WARNING: To avoid “Automatic synchronization" of your iDevice by iTunes click and keep the Shift and Ctrl keys pressed while you open iTunes. Please refer to this FAQ article.

  3. Wait for iTunes to detect it.

  4. Select the device from the devices section.

  5. Right click on the device name once it appears on the left-hand side pane and select “Transfer Purchases” and wait for the sync to complete. Right click next to your iPhone and choose transfer purchases

    NOTE: if you don’t see the side-pane, pres ALT then once the menu options appear on top select “View” and then select Show Sidebar” Click View in the upper menu and choose show sidebar

That’s it you are done!

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Carina is part of team CopyTrans since 2008 and is always happy to share her passion for web marketing, graphic design & social media. With coffee running through her veins, she enthusiastically dives each day into the depths of the Internet searching for new cool stuff to be shared with you and her team.