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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 109695 25-Sep-2012 13:29 Send private message

I have a problem, I synced my entire music library from iTunes to my iPhone, then my laptop died and I lost my whole iTunes account, along with all music that was on there. Not a biggy as it was all on my iPhone. But now I am stuck with all the music on my phone and none on iTunes.
If I do a sync now, it will wipe everything that I have on the phone?
Is it possible to sync everything from the phone, back onto iTunes?
Someone suggested uploading all music to iCloud, and then back to iTunes from there, but i have about 10.3 GB (is that a lot??) of music, so not really enough storage space on iCloud.
Any suggestions grateful!!

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  Reply # 691130 25-Sep-2012 13:35 Send private message

There are plenty of little software packages out there that can pull it off the phone for you and restore the metadata from the iPhone's database. I used CopyTrans last time I needed to do something like that.

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  Reply # 691303 25-Sep-2012 19:18 Send private message

There's a great free program for Windows called SharePod that will do it.
I've used it successfully :)

Here's how to copy -

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  Reply # 691407 25-Sep-2012 22:41 Send private message

+1 for sharepod, awesome little program for this use

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