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Transferring all iPhone data to new laptop?

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Sep 15, 2012 5:46 PM

Hi, guys!

Well, I'm getting a new laptop in a week or so and I was just wondering how I would transfer everything on my iPhone/iTunes to it from my old computer.

I currently have a fairly old desktop running Windows 7 and I will be upgrading to a laptop that also runs Windows 7.

Also, I have an iPhone 4 with Verizon.

I'm mainly confused about: a) how I would have my iPhone recognize the new laptop as its main device instead of the desktop, and b) how I would prevent all my data from being overwritten.



I'm not so worried about this, but if you could provide some information as to how I would go about saving all my files (I have a few that are from a CD), that would be great.


How do I make sure all of my application data is still there on the new computer?


Would photos that I had transferred from my computer to my iPhone still be on the iPhone after syncing it with the new computer, or would they disappear until I got the file back on to the new computer? (Wow, that was wordy..)


I just need as much information on this topic as possible, and thank you in advance for helping!


iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1


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