I had a virus on my computer and had to restore it. Now when I connect to iTunes (after re-installing iTunes) a prompt appears asking me to delete the songs from my iphone before the sync process can complete. I don't want to lose any of my songs on my iphone. Does anyone have a solution to this problem?
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I believe you can disable this "feature" of iTunes by unchecking the "automatically sync music & media" option under iTunes' device settings for that particular iPhone. This places media management under a more manual control, but it should prevent iTunes from trying to delete the files on your device.
Disclaimer: I've only assisted my relatives with iPod/iTunes stuff, I don't use them myself.
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