How to Stop iTunes From Opening Automatically On Your Computer

Sometimes itunes will automatically open, even you don’t need of it or sometimes when you connect  your ipad or iphone to your computer. This is frustrating for users when you just want to charge your device. This article explains you to overcome this issue by following some simple methods.

How to Stop iTunes From Opening Automatically On Your Computer

Stop iTunes From Opening Automatically On Computer

If you want to stop itunes from opening automatically on computer then you to follow the steps below.

Step-1

First of all, connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable.

Step-2
Then you will automatically see the iTunes window on your screen.

Step-3
Then click on the iPhone icon from iTunes window.

Step-4
Then click on the summary from the left pane.

Step-5
Then you will see some options on the right side, then disable ‘automatically sync when iPhone is connected’ option and then uncheck this option.

This method will prevent your computer from the automatic opening of iTunes whenever you connect your phone for charging.

Stop iTunes Opening Automatically Using Preferences Tab

This is another method that helps you to stop iTunes opening automatically through the preferences tab. Follow the steps below.

Step-1

Firstly, connect your iPhone or iPad to your PC via USB cable.

Step-2
Then iTunes will appear on your computer immediately.

Step-3
Then click on the ‘edit’ option in the iTunes upper menu.

Step-4
Then a drop-down menu will show on your screen, select preferences from it.

Step-5
Then go to the Devices tab and enable the option of ‘prevent iPods, iPhones, and pads from syncing automatically’ by clicking on the checkbox.

This option will stop your iPad or iPhone from syncing automatically. By using this method iTunes will not automatically open to your computer whenever you plug it to your computer for charging. If you want to do anything on itunes then you have to open iTunes by clicking on its icon.

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