It used to be quite difficult to successfully synchronize 2 devices together. We tend to keep so much information on our devices that, when we upgrade to a new one or want the same information on another device, it could be time-consuming to painstakingly copy it all over or try to find a relatively painless way of connecting the devices together to copy the information from one to another.
Image : WiFi Sync iPhone 5S with iTunes on iOS 7
Now, it’s easy. Now, you can use iTunes to sync your iPhone 5 using Wi-Fi. Here’s how You must be running iOS 5 or above for this to work and you must have iTunes 1.5 or above – the latest version is 11.0.5.
Setting Up iTunes Wireless Sync
- Connect your iPhone 5S and your PC using the USB to lightning cable
- If it doesn’t open automatically, launch iTunes
- In the Devices tab, click on the name of your iPhone
- Open up Device Summary
- Down the bottom of the screen, you will see a list of Options
- Make sure the box for Sync with the iPhone over Wi-Fi is checked
You have now set up your iPhone 5 for wireless syncing. Every time you log onto iTunes with your iPhone 5 connected to your PC, your Phone will automatically sync. Both your iPhone 5 and PC must be on the same Wi-Fi network for this to work. You can, if you prefer, carry out a manual sync by .
Setting Up Wireless Sync on your iOS Device :
- Opening your Settings app
- Tap on General and then scroll down to the iTunes wifi sync option on your device as shown in the image below
- Tap on iTunes Wi-Fi Sync option and iTunes will sync automatically with your device if they are connected to the same router in your home network .
Syncing your iPhone 5 using Wi-Fi allows you to sync almost everything – your applications, music files, photos, contacts, calendar entries, books, bookmarks, the list goes on. One word of caution though – while using Wi-Fi is a simple process, if you are syncing a large amount of data, use the USB to lightning cable instead, not Wi-Fi.