The process of getting the same data on different devices and copying changes from the device you make the change on onto all the others

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Sync calendars between OS 10.8.5 and iPhone 9.2.1

Can I sync my computer calendar (10.8.5) to iPhone (9.2.1) without upgrading my computer OS? The cloud no longer works now that I upgraded my phone and I don't want to upgrade my computer right now.
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What will be removed if I sync my device with another iTunes?

I had to blow my old iTunes installation. I have all my music and a up to date backup, but I still want to sync my device to change some content. iTunes warns me that "the content of the iPhone will ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from my iMac's iTunes to my iPhone?

I recently downloaded on my 16Gb iPhone 4GS (over wifi) an app that was over 500Mb (game called "Horizon Chase"). I had to delete it because I was running out of space. When I wanted to put it back ...
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Sync apple messages between devices

I'm a novice user FYI. My messages used to be synced so that the conversation kept going on iMac iPhone and iPad mini. Then perhaps after a trip to Alaska it stopped doing that. I'm not 100% sure if ...
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Syncing OSX settings and preferences to iCloud

Is there a way to sync/save OSX's own settings, preferences, etc to iCloud? I use OSX El Capitan.
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Duplication of iPhone Photos folders after a while

I've had this problem for quite a while now, and I'm tired of it. When I synch my iPhone via iTunes, and include images, I select all albums I want to synch. Everything works like a charm, and the ...
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Sync and Erase?

I have many songs on my iPhone that were purchased on this same device. I would like to sync music from my computer onto my iPhone and I would like to know if this action could delete the purchased ...
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Deleted album on pc now iPhone won't sync as can't find deleted album

I've deleted the original album, of an album synced to my iPhone now it won't let me sync anything onto my iPhone as it can't find this album, there has to be a way around this surely! Thanks in ...
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One user has problems syncing contacts from his iPhone to the exchange server

I have a user at work with an iPhone 5. He also has an iPad 2 with the same problem. He has his exchange work mail set up on his phone and has previously had no trouble syncing his contacts between ...
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IPhones sharing neither Apple ID nor iCloud somehow still sharing data

My girlfriend has recently acquired her sisters old iPhone 5s running latest iOS version as of writing. Her mother has an IPhone 5s as well, under similar conditions. Both devices are linked to ...
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Sync Notes between preview.app and pdf-reader ipad

I use preview.app on Mac el captain, and I use Dropbox to share PDFs between Mac and iPad. I'd like to have the same notes that I take on pdf with Mac and viceversa. Which programs I have to use ?
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Apple Calendar does not add forwarded attendees to calendar event

I am running OS X 10.11.2 with Apple Calendar using Google Calendar for Business and Google Mail. Unfortunately forwarded (and accepted) invitations will not be added to the event and marked as such. ...
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Sync Google Keep to Apple Notes

I have an Android phone with a lot of notes in Google Keep. Is there an easy way to sync all my notes to my Mac so I can add, delete, and modify notes on both devices? (I've seen some paid apps, but ...
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El Capitan - Google contacts syncing

I know there are many topics on this here, checked lots of them and didn't find the solution yet. Here is the problem. I have only one Google account enabled on MBP with El Capitan. But Google ...
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How to delete some contacts that have been imported from social networks?

In my MacBookPro and iPhone, I have synced my contacts with some social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. Then, some contacts have been automatically added to my list, with all the ...
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Sync iMac deleted from “Photos” app with iPhone - Sync Delete

I'm trying to have the images I took on my iPhone be deleted from when I delete them in the "Photos" app or the "iPhotos" app, which still handles some files. How do I Auto Download all ...
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How do I stop call log syncing back after iOS erase and install?

I have been having this issue for quite some time now: After I restore my iPhone to factory settings and signed in my iCloud account, the call logs would come back mysteriously, even ones dating back ...
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Hard link '~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/com~apple~CloudDocs' to ~/iCloud

Is it possible to do this at all? I've tried the following command: ln /Users/Rowan/Library/Mobile\ Documents/com~apple~CloudDocs/Documents /Users/Rowan/iCloud which results in: ln: ...
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How to unsync my phone and my tablet? How to get rid of the tab?

I've tried many different ways. I've gone to Text Message Forwarding and disconnected them. Nothing. I've tried going to Send & Receive and unchecked my phone number from my iPad and my iPad email ...
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Apple watch not syncing Health data

As the title suggests, my apple watch is working perfectly in termos of fitness tracking, the problem is in saving the data, the activity app on the Apple watch shows the activity rings full but the ...
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OS X: When a notification is closed in one computer why it is still present in another computer?

Got two computers with the same OS X version, with the same account name and Apple ID, I will call these two equipments A and B. When a notification pops-out from Calendar app in A the same goes for ...
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How to find a missing track in iTunes? [duplicate]

Missing as in, if I do find it and try to do something with it, iTunes will say "The file is not there; want to look for it?" I suspect there are two of them, because every time I sync iPad, I get ...
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Keeping two computers completely synched

I have a 2011 iMac and am in the process of buying a new MacBook Pro. Assuming I have the same hard drive space, I could clone the iMac hard drive to the new MBP using Time Machine, but after that ...
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Added IFTTT Reminders channel, and now all my Reminders are gone

I hope this is an appropriate question for here... Yesterday, I received "Automatic" for my birthday (the gadget that connects a phone to a car). I got it all set up, then added the Automatic channel ...
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Smart playlist consisting only of tracks that are sync'ed to a device

I currently have my iTunes set up so that certain Artists and Genres automatically sync to my iPad, and other Artists and Genres automatically sync to my iPod Touch. That's already done. Now I'd ...
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Messages not syncing across devices

Since updating to iOS9, iPhone messages seem not to sync, or at least not for some IDs, from my MacBook Pro running latest OS -- and vice versa. Possibly related problem: Siri will not create messages ...
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Sync a macbook's iTunes library from an offline library stored on a disk

I know that it's possible to store one's music library on an external disk attached to an Airport Extreme or an AirPort Time Capsule: Option + iTunes, "Choose Library...". One can also store a ...
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How to export contacts from outlook and import them into icloud

I have my 800 contacts in a windows outlook 2010 datafile. I have been using windows 6 and android phones for the last 10 years, and am now trying an iphone (9.1). On the phone are just 3 test ...
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Disable sync services on battery

How to automatically disable sync services like Dropbox, Box, Eye-fi Helper, and Crashplan when I'm on battery power and re-enable it when I'm plugged back in? I've noticed my battery drains a lot ...
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Cannot connect certain Google Account

I've upgraded my macbook pro to El Capitan. I had changed my google password after that. And Mac asked me to reenter my password. But when I did some error occurred, so I deleted that account from ...
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Is there a way that my iMessages can be going to a device that is not signed in to my Apple ID?

I've been made aware that my iMessages have been going to an iPad that I lent to someone a while back. I do not want this particular person to have access to my messages for several reasons. They are ...
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Does “Erase and Sync” remove photos taken on the phone?

I don't use iCloud, and I don't want to use iCloud. I see several other questions regarding contacts and settings, but Erase and Sync seems scary for me because I don't want to sync all of my photos, ...
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Restore from Backup: Apps in iTunes library were not installed on iPhone because Unknown Error occurred 0xE800002D

After iPhone Restore from Backup & Sync causes iTunes Error Message: I posted this weird copying behavior here: Issues & Errors with Restore from ios7 Backup to ios9 on iPhone 5? The ...
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sync outlook notes to iphone 5 notes [closed]

Since I downloaded IOS 9.1 to my iphone 5 outlook notes from my computer are not synced onto my iphone 5. There used to be two categoriges on the iphone notes "from my computer" and "from my phone". ...
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Only a small subset of contacts is synced in iOS 9

Thanks to the help I got here, my iOS 9 contacts are synced with my GMail account pretty well - the sync works, but is not immediate. I would like to sync my contacts to iCloud as well, in order to ...
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How can I copy Facebook birthdays to my iPhone's calendar?

(Well, I've googled it but couldn't find anything useful. All the sources I've found were obsolete. iOS and Facebook are continuously changing over time.) I'd like to sync the birthdays of my friends ...
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If I delete my Voice Memos in iTunes will they be deleted on my synced iPhone?

As the title says. I want to delete the voice memos that were copied into my iTunes while syncing my phone, but I still want the memos on my phone. Can I delete them on iTunes with no consequences?
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Issues & Errors with Restore from ios7 Backup to ios9 on iPhone 5?

Steps & Insights: iPhone 5 GSM - iOS 7.1.1- 64 GB Backup using iTunes 12.3.0.4 on Windows 8.1 Pro Shift + Restore the Apple Firmware iOS 9.0.2 .ipsw file into iPhone via DFU mode Setup as ...
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Notes app stopped synch with El Capitan

These days I upgraded to El Capitan (hombre!). Now the notes app stopped synching over iCloud. I remember having skipped the "Upgrade if you have iOS 9 devices" since I have only a 3GS (yes, from the ...
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Titles not syncing from PC to iPod

When I sync between my PC and my iPod, although the complete list of titles from a downloaded CD appears in the iTunes library, not all the titles transfer to the iPod. Any ideas how to rectify, ...
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Is it possible to use cloud file hosting and preserve folder structure in my home folder?

I want to use Copy.com or Google Drive to keep my laptop folders in sync with my other mac. But I want my Home folder to have the same structure: Desktop Pictures Movies Documents Downloads These ...
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Cannot synch iMessages from old iPhone to new activated iPhone

It seems that my text/iMessages from old iPhone is not synching with my new iPhone. Is there anything special that needs to be done for the messages to synch? Everything else is synched.
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Permanent fix to Prevent iPhone Voice memos being duplicated on every iTunes Sync

This is the only thread that came up: Why is iTunes duplicating my Voice Memos? It's out of date and does not provide a solution, hack or workaround if one exists Neither does it say that this is ...
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How can I copy/sync SMS messages between iPhones

Is there a way (built in or 3rd party) to sync SMS messages (not iMessages) between 2 iPhones? The scenario is that I have an old iPhone and a new iPhone that is already configured. Because of this I ...
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Notes created via Siri don't sync with Gmail until they're manually edited

For years, I've successfully used Siri to create notes that were then synced with Gmail, as described here: http://lifehacker.com/5569758/seamlessly-sync-iphone-notes-to-a-gmail-account A few weeks ...
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iTunes not installing correctly

I have a fault with iTunes. Every time I lunch itunes i am asked to agree or decline the Software license agreement. any suggestions where i start? I've already deleted and re-installed iTunes.
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iCloud **Documents and Data** discontinued on iOS 9/Yosemite?

I haven't been able to find a definite answer to this question. I've upgraded my iOS devices to v9.0 and in both of them iOS "Documents and Data" is nowhere to be found. I got the prompt to upgrade ...
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Infecting a new Macbook by plugging in an iPhone that was previously plugged into a potentially compromised old Macbook

I have an non-jailbroken iPhone 5s that was previously plugged into a Macbook that was potentially compromised by a malicious presence. I bought a new Macbook recently. If I were to plug this iPhone ...
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How to remove mails from mail app and maintain google calendar synchronized with Apple Reminders?

I've got a gmail account and I use the browser to read, write and manage my gmail account. I wrongly opened Apple mail and it started synchronizing with gmail. I would like to maintain google ...
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How to force a sync update between Gmail contacts and iPhone with iOS 9?

I am successfully synchronizing my iPhone contacts with my GMail account. When adding a new contact in my GMail account, the new contact takes a few hours to sync to the device. This is cumbersome, ...