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What will I lose, if I link my iPhone to a new MacBook?

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Jun 17, 2013 8:08 AM

Last year: lost MacBook Air, bought new one.

Now: wondering how I can get some different albums on it.

Limitation: iTunes Match is not a possibility for me, unfortunately.


So, I think ... 


  • In iTunes, I click 'Back Up Now'
  • I then do the "this iphone will be erased if you go ahead and link it with this new computer" thing
  • In iTunes, I click 'Restore Backup'


And that means I will lose all music, POSSIBLY all photos.

That's ok. I have my photos in Aperture. And music in iTunes.



iPhone 4S, iOS 6, 32GB


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