If you still want to sync automatically without having iTunes pop up, click the Sync with this iPhone over Wi-Fi option in the same panel. By default on Mac, iTunes opens automatically when you plug your iPhone or iPad into your computer.
Managing content manually on iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Page content loaded. How can I stop iTunes from launching at system startup? Click the Startup tab. Thanks for your suggestions!
But for many people this causes a lot of problems, including computer freezes.
TexasPrairieDog Question: How do I prevent iTunes 11. It seems to be one of the only things that our problem has in common.
All I did between the last automatic open and the time that it ceased was, in the options window, uncheck the "manually manage music and videos" option and then check it again without clicking "apply" and also checking "sync only checked songs and videos" and unchecking again without clicking apply. I don't want it to load at all except when I go to launch it.
I can think of no reason why this would halt the automatic opening but it has definitely stopped. Cate Kurtis Cate Kurtis. If you have a Mac, the Photos app will also automatically open.
Thankfully, there is a way to prevent iTunes from opening automatically when you connect your iPhone to your laptop or computer. If iTunes opens when you unlpug your phone, either iTunes is corrupted, or there is some other problem. Stop iTunes from opening when you connect your iPhone Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
The xml share box was checked when I went to look. Page content loaded.
Unfortunately your suggestion merely prevents automatic syncing. Thank you for your efforts, Demo.
As expected, you will see iTunes opening automatically on your computer. This can be quite annoying, in case you are just trying to charge your device and have nothing to do with iTunes.
Click the iTunesHelper app.
If the file doesn't exist the third party software may launch iTunes to query it directly. Any resolution to this?
This fixed it for me.