Reclaim your life: how to enable automatic downloads

The age of wires is passing. A new era of effortless wireless connectivity is upon us. Why, oh, why, then, do so many of us still insist on "plugging things in"? It’s just so old-fashioned and inelegant! Future generations will be scoff at us and our drawers stuffed full of printer cables and hifi leads. I was one of those encumbered people. I thought airplay was something to do with the billboard charts, rather than a way of streaming your media magically between devices. However, that was the old me. Everything's clearer now in my wireless nirvana. I just wait eagerly for the boffins to crack wireless device recharging, so I finally end the scourge of the charging cable. The only way to wrest your live back from the tyranny of wires is to systematically eradicate the habit of plugging things in from each area of your life. Here’s how to make a simple start... How to enable automatic downloads on your iPhone and iPad
  1. Go to Settings on your device
  2. Tap on iTunes & App Stores
  3. Enable Automatic Downloads for each media type that you want to automatically download

iPhone automatic download

How to enable automatic downloads on your computer (Mac or Windows)
  1. Open iTunes
  2. Authorize your iTunes account on this device (if you haven’t already)
  3. Enable Automatic Downloads for each media type that you want to automatically download On Mac: Go to iTunes > Preferences > Store On Windows: Go to Edit > Preferences > Store
Computer enable automatic download By setting up automatic downloads, you never need to worry about syncing new content again – for example, you can download or buy apps on your computer and they’ll automatically appear on your iPhone. It’s just one small step on the road to a truly wireless life.
Published
May 07, 2014