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Topic # 91438 13-Oct-2011 11:53

Hi I have just installed iOS 5 but have noticed that the USB syncing is very slow. I disabled wifi on my laptop because it appears that there is no way to turn wifi sync off... Anyone else notice this?  

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  Reply # 532787 13-Oct-2011 11:54 Send private message

There is a tick box in iTunes 10.5, to disable or enable Wifi Sync

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  Reply # 532793 13-Oct-2011 12:10

Should be on the iPhone... Couldn't find it. 

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  Reply # 532795 13-Oct-2011 12:17 Send private message

Regarding the WiFi Sync enable/disable - it is on iTunes for WiFi Sync as it ties to the iTunes Library that you normally sync to.

As for USB sync, I find it pretty fast on my iPad 2, but then the USB sync has always been very fast with iPad 2 compare to earlier iDevices, no doubt iPhone 4s will be fast as well.

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  Reply # 540295 2-Nov-2011 12:35

Still Can't find it... OMG I have 1800 Songs to transfer over Wifi.. Why Can't I turn it off? Grrr!

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  Reply # 540335 2-Nov-2011 14:00 Send private message

Yes my iPad 1 and wife's 4S are VERY slow to sync over wifi if large amounts of data. New apps etc too, very slow.
If you know it's going to be a big sync, I just switch to Airplane mode before connecting to USB cable, 50 x faster perhaps.


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  Reply # 540343 2-Nov-2011 14:12

I see, I am using a smaller screen so I didn't have that box ticked anyway. Then this is bloody annoying that USB sync is much slower on iOS 5...

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