Some early adopters report losing photos, contacts, music and text messages.
It is recommended that you should plug your phone either into your computer or your wall charger to do the update.
The upgrade process takes a little while and you don’t want to run out of battery during the process (a power loss would result in data loss).
So go to i Tunes and select your device, and then click on the Summary tab. If you have purchased music or other content on your device, then it is a good idea to transfer purchases too.
i OS 7 needs at least 3 GB of storage to successfully update.
There is no bad news, because you can recover the playlists rather easily, here’s how: The reason we are ensuring these files are on the desktop is to have a backup in the odd case that the rebuild doesn’t work.
You’ll notice after you have reimported the playlists that the ‘i Tunes Music Library.xml’ file will be rebuilt in your i Tunes Music directory, once everything is functioning you can safely delete those files from the desktop.
So with the Apple i OS software updated, now go to your vehicle and pair your i Phone. Yes, the video shows the i Phone with the old operating system.
The pairing process remains the same even with the upgrade.
If you have updated i Tunes or moved your i Tunes music library you may find that your song playlists seem to have disappeared.
The good news is they aren’t actually missing, i Tunes just isn’t finding them.
So are there pitfalls with the new Apple i OS 7 and Sync? It appears to be related to the type of Sync system your vehicle has.