[UAUG] iphone/ipod backing up every time you connect
caleb at macjunk.net
Thu Jul 17 14:07:58 MDT 2008
Nope, two different things. It actually does a full backup of your phone
every time it syncs...and it's not consistent in how long it takes.
Sometimes it'll take 2-3 minutes and sometimes it'll take an hour+, even
with the exact same data on it.
Here is the story from Macworld on it.
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Wade Preston Shearer <lists at wadeshearer.com>
> I honestly haven't noticed it on my iPhone...but I usually only plug it in
>> at night. There was recently an article from Rob Griffiths on
>> about exactly this...he has yet to find a way to change this behavior. I
>> think it's retarded it backs-up every sync (whether it's auto or
>> bet we see an update soon addressing this, there have been a bunch of
>> complaints about it.
> Are you using the words "sync" and "backup" synonymously or is backup
> something that an iPhone does that I am not familiar with?
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