When we connect an iPhone or iPod touch to iTunes, and sync it, the first action the program performs is to back up the data and applications we have on our devices. BackOff
With BackOff , we can disable these automatic backups and allow only the contents ( music, videos… ) of our computer to be synchronized.
The program is very simple to use, it only has one button: To activate or deactivate these copies. We must use the program without having iTunes open. When we run it again, and synchronize our mobile, we’ll see how it starts synchronizing through the contacts, skipping the initial step of saving a backup.
And what if we want to make a copy at a certain time? We can activate it again, using BackOff … If it’s a one-off copy, or we want to decide when to make the backup, the best idea is to deactivate it using BackOff and make the copies by clicking on the right click Copy .
With this method, we will have exact control over the timing of the backup, which we can do on a weekly basis, for example, while speeding up the daily synchronization. And besides, it’s completely free.