How do I stop my iPhone from syncing my library?

Users who have several iPhones (or any other Apple electronic gadgets) usually work with the same account for them. On the one hand, this is very convenient because all information is synchronized between the gadgets. That is, if you install a program on one phone, it will immediately appear on the second one. 

How do I stop my iPhone from syncing my library?

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On the other hand, users don’t always need synchronization. It can confuse as well as take up free memory on the second device. This is why users often want to know: “How do I stop my iPhone from syncing my library?

Below we look at two methods to help stop syncing between several gadgets.

Method 1: Create a new Apple ID account

This option is ideal for users who take turns working on the same device. Using the same account for two smartphones makes sense if you personally use both gadgets. In other situations, it would be better to create another personal profile. You can do this by following this procedure.

  1. The first step is to create another Apple ID profile.
  2. In order to link the account to the gadget, you will need to perform a default reset of the device. Before you do this, be sure to create a backup in case something goes wrong.
  3. Once the device has rebooted, you will need to enter a new Apple ID personal information.

Done. After this, your two devices will not be syncing with each other.

Method 2: Change synchronization settings

If the previous method doesn’t work for you and you want to use one Apple ID, there is a way out. To do this, you just need to change the settings on both devices. So, you need to use a special algorithm.

  1. Go to your device’s main settings and sign up for your Apple ID account.
  2. Open the “iCloud” section and then switch the slider next to “iCloud Drive” to “Off”.
  3. Find the function which is called “Handoff” in the main settings.
  4. This tool also needs to be deactivated, so, put the slider next to “Handoff” to the disabled position.

If you want to adjust settings such as phone calls, messages, or other parameters separately, this is also possible to do. Simply go to the settings of the above-mentioned sections and in the “On other devices” category adjust the settings you want.

This way it is possible to leave synchronization between devices only in certain sections. And your music content, for example, will no longer be synced.

Both options to disable synchronization have their disadvantages and advantages. Therefore, you should choose one of them based on your personal preferences.

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We recommend you check out the comfortable and easy application Musconv. It will help you import content between different services. This is convenient because you don’t have to search manually for every item in your library on a new platform. Moreover, in addition to transferring your library, we can synchronize it for you.