Outlook 2013 and Itunes on Win 7 - Can I sync via a USB cable? Or am I forced to now use icloud?

Hi,

Is itunes forcing users to sync contacts / calendar items via icloud?
If not where is the "info" tab gone when I connect my customers iphone?

New op sys and new ITunes installed for a customer and the info tab cant be found.
I want to sync locally .
feck1Asked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can use iCloud but I connect my iPhone with the USB cable. Like you, I prefer that and no, you are not forced to use iCloud.

For the newest version of iTunes, start it up, connect the phone and you will see a phone icon come on. Click on that and you get the iPhone menu: Summary, Apps, Music, .... Info.  Click on Info and all the sync information is there. I sync Calendar, Contacts, Notes and Tasks from Outlook 2013. Works fine.
feck1Author Commented:
Where is the "info" tab please?
Can you screen shot it for me?

Ive attached where mine is in version 11 but I paniced onsite as I couldn't find it on version 12 the customer was using on site.

Thanks

see screen cap of where mine is on v11
info-tab-.gif
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I think that is an older version of iTunes than I have. My "Info" tab takes me to your screen above. That is what I see. So you already have the Sync screen for Outlook.  I can see all the settings there. Should work.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Here is my iTunes V12.1.2 screen

iTunes-V12--iPhone-Info-Screen

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feck1Author Commented:
" My "Info" tab takes me to your screen above"

Yeah but where is your tab?

Ive a version 11

My customer has the same version as you a version 12.

so pls show me a screen cap of where your info button.

****ed if I could find it in v12.
feck1Author Commented:
Ok I see it now.

I just panicked on site.  I was tired / it was late and it was the last thing I had to do there.
feck1Author Commented:
Thanks.

This saves me a lot of grief.

a lot of mis guided info on the www about this tab being missing
https://forums.radioshack.com/thread/1427

Not related to my "problem"
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
OK, so you can do the sync with either version. Go into the screen and work through the settings you want.

The stuff is all there (unlike the radioshack forum thinks) - it is just that Apple changed all the furniture. All there and all works.
feck1Author Commented:
Changed all the furniture around :-) I like that expression.
feck1Author Commented:
Thanks for all the help.

I didn't have my usb sync cable with me to compare settings on the day and had to get it right on the next visit.

They moved the furniture around ...

:-)
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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