Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I read years ago when they introduced wireless syncing with iTunes, that they would backup my phone every time I would charge my phone wirelessly. I waited years and to this day this still doesn't work properly. It seems to want to backup randomly. I charge my phone every night, but my latest backup is always more than a week ago.

How do I fix this?

share|improve this question
    
Have you pulled up you device in iTunes, and made sure "Sync Wirelessly" is still checked? –  Hack Saw Jun 25 '13 at 7:45
    
This should be somewhat easy to poke at. You can shut off iTunes for a day or two and watch what happens when the iPhone is on the WiFi and charging and you start iTunes. Then wait to see if a sync starts. If not, put the device in AirPlane mode - wait and then have it join the network. Once you determine the trigger that starts a wireless sync, you can theorize about why it's not happening regularly. –  bmike Jun 25 '13 at 14:30
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.