Is there a way I can stop syncing apps with iTunes without first obliterating the apps from the iPhone and re-downloading them?
Now that iOS 5 and iCloud are released, I want to stop storing all my apps on my computer, and instead just let them be downloaded directly to each of my devices. Music, podcasts, etc. should still sync with my computer.
However, when I deselect "Sync Apps" in iTunes, I get the message:
Are you sure you do not want to sync apps? All existing apps and their data on the iPhone "myPhone 4" will be removed.
It seems like an awful waste of time and bandwidth to force the phone to redownload all my apps just to tell iTunes to stop syncing them.