Missing 'Open iTunes for this device'

Number:rdar://34954609 Date Originated:12-Oct-2017 03:31 PM
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:iTunes Product Version:
Classification:Feature (New) Reproducible:Not Applicable
Currently, iTunes opens immediately when you connect an iOS device through USB. This is annoying, since it breaks focus of whatever window or application you had open and potentially gives you a modal dialogue to handle.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug iOS device in a macOS device with USB while iTunes is not running.
2. Go to device settings in iTunes by clicking the iPhone icon.

Expected Results:
After 1, iTunes doesn't start immediately.
After 2, user can find the 'Open iTunes for this device' option, which can be checked or unchecked.

Actual Results:
After 1, iTunes starts and tries to connect to device.
After 2, no option is found for 'Open iTunes for this device'.


This option used to be there and was great. Hoping to see it returned.

Related; rdar://34954553


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