How to stop apps syncing to diff devices?

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    I have an iPad and an iPhone but I don't want the same apps on each BUT whenever I plugged either in to sync they automatically download all the apps it's really frustrating. Please help
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    Create two different libraries. One for each device. When opening iTunes, hold the shift key down and a prompt will come up asking you to select the library that you want. These libraries are usually stored in the Music folder.
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    Aaaah ok but can that be done on the same apple id?
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    In iTunes, turn off (uncheck) Automatically Sync New Apps on each device.

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    Where do I uncheck this?
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    Click on your iPad in the left pane of iTunes, then click on the Apps tab. Under the list of available apps, there is a check box. Uncheck, and repeat for your iPhone.

    This should prevent apps being automatically installed.
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    You can also disable automatic downloading of apps by going to Settings>iTunes and app stores, and following the directions in the screenshots.


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