Iphone backup


Three people back their iPhones to my husbands MacBookPro.  How can we make sure that when someone connects their phone it backs up to the right phone and not to someone else's?
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Create Separate Mac User Accounts.
See smallbusiness.chron.com for step by step guide:


Depending on the OS version you have see how to set up other user accounts support.apple.com:
CopyTrans Shelbee  (free software) lets you back up iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch backup to separate folders that you can label with your names.

Download and read the guide for CopyTrans Shelbee:
There is nothing that you have to do. The backup is performed by iTunes, and it knows which phone is plugged in beased on the serial number of that phone. So, no matter how many phones are plugged in, they have their individual backups. The only thing you can do (if you want to, but it isn't really neccessary) is create multiple user accounts on the Mac, and then make sure that each person logs into their own account before they plug in their phone. In that scenario, the backup for each phone will be stored in a different location on the drive.

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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
The last comment is correct. I have on my old macbook backups from my different versions of iphones and when I want to restore it asks me which one I want to restore.
LucyLu4uAuthor Commented:
The thing is that my husband has his phone to sync automatically and it backed up all my apps on his phone.  The only thing I saw was that iTunes was logged on to my account.  Could that be why it happened?

noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Even if he backed up his phone using your account in iTunes you can differentiate the backups by name and date of creation. I don't see any problem with it.
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