How to sync iPhone with iTunes on another computer?

How to sync iPhone with iTunes on a second computer, without losing everything on iPhone please?
iTunes is giving me the message: "If you sync with iTunes it would delete content from iPhone and copy everything from this iTunes library"!

Yes, i do use iCloud for contacts, calendar and photos...
I will try to sync it again tonight and let you know how did it go.
Thanks again.

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    - Calendar: Work - RWD , Home WS - RW, Home Laptop - RW
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    The main thing is, you can only sync to one itunes library at a time. If you want to sync to more than one computer, you'll have to manually manage your media content to avoid getting it deleted when you connect to another computer.
    See also http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1535, "Managing content manually on iPod and iPhone"
    Thats all very well, but... no...
    Going to: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1535
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    http://cnettv.cnet.com/sync-your-ipod-two-computers/9742-1_53-50004835.html
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    The thing was designed to sync with one PC, really. This apple article pretty much states it will get corrupted if you try to use multiple PCs repeatedly:
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    Registered: Mar 30, 2010
    New! Re: Unable to load provider data from Sync Services
    Posted: Mar 30, 2010 9:47 PM in response to: icefoxxxx
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    Iphone will sync itunes content with one and only one computer.
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