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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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How to copy videos wireless from Mac to iPhone? (wireless)

I'd like to add some videos to my iPhone (from my Mac or PC), but I don't want to be restricted in video players (Infuse, Nplayer, etc). I think I need to copy them into the iPhone Video Library so ...
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Sync only accepted Facebook events in iOS calendar

If I activate the Facebook calendar sync on my iOS device all events are input in my calendar. Even those I denied. It's there a way to sync only those I accepted? If it's not possible to do it with ...
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What actually happens during “Waiting for changes to be applied” and “Waiting for items to copy”?

There are literally hundreds of threads on dozens of different internet forums about iOS devices that get stuck on "Waiting for changes to be applied" and/or "Waiting for items to copy" while syncing. ...
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Safari iCloud History Sync not working

I've read on forums, people annoyed by the sync of Safari History between iPhone, Mac, etc On my Mac (clean install) of Yosemite and iPhone 6 (clean install) iOS 8.1, it seems Safari doesn't sync the ...
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Mini iPad with ios8 sync thru iTunes 11 on pc

My. Sync cancels randomly since upgrading to iOS 8. Can anyone tell me why please? I have over 1000 books and it cancels anywhere from like 20 to 100 books at a time... Very irritating. It takes a ...
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synchronising multiple macs… where to start? [closed]

I am wanting to do some pretty serious mac synchronisation... I want to know how far I can go in terms of getting my two macs to be always identical to one another. Unfortunately files are just not ...
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Lost notes on MacBook

I have 3 different Apple products: iPad, iPhone and MacBook. I had written separate notes on all three. Somehow, the MacBook's notes ended up getting on my iPhone too. I didn't want excessive notes on ...
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Can't seem to sync albums that weren't purchased from the itunes store to my IPhone 5c

I recently got a new IPhone 5c. When I tried to sync my music from itunes to my phone, it only synced songs and albums that I had bought from the itunes store. All of the music that I had uploaded ...
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Problem synchronizing end of reoccurring task from iPhone

Calendar synchronization between iPhone and iCal works (over iTunes), but when a recurring appointment is ended on the iPhone, this is not synchronized with iCal, as a result reoccuring appointments ...
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iTunes Sync Error

Starting up iTunes on my Win 8.1 computer to sync via USB connected to my iPad immediately brings up the message The iPad "Bills iPad" cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54) Any ideas ...
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When syncing books on iPad, library shown in iBooks also contains books no longer in iBooks

I add and remove books en PDFs to en from iBooks. When wanting to sync my books and PDFs on my iPad, through iTunes, the list of books and PDFs available for my iPad (from iBooks) shown under 'Books', ...
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How to sync new songs from a new laptop using iTunes v11.04?

I had an older laptop (Windows 7) with which i used to synchronize my songs on to iPod Nano using the iTunes v10.0. But recently I have shifted to a newer laptop with (Windows8.1) I have the setting ...
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syncing ipad mini and iPod touch using iTunes

I updated iTunes to 11.4 on my iMac and now my photos are a mess on both iPad mini and iPod touch also updated to iOS 8.0.2. Event order (188) is scrambled - have them sorted by date in iPhoto. Other ...
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Is it possible to sync nano without a computer via iPhone

My wife currently owns an iPod nano and is planning on upgrading her phone to an iPhone 6 when she is eligible to upgrade (currently she has an Android phone. She rarely, if ever, uses a computer at ...
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iPhone backup or sync issue “unknown error occurred (-50)”

I recently switched from iCloud backup to backing up to my computer since the iOS 8 update seems to have doubled the size of my backup and it no longer fits on iCloud. When backing up to my computer ...
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BCC option need to hide using mailto [closed]

I wanted to hide the bcc option by using the mail-to. nicky@gmail.com In the above example when person click on the email then the email popup opened with To:nicky@gmail.com and ...
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How to transfer internet audio streams to ipad?

I opened all my internet audio streams in iTunes and copied all of them into an iTunes playlist. I would like to sync this playlist with the one on my iPad iTunes but I can't. When I select my iPad ...
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Songs missing on iOS 8 after sync

So, a radical edit, since I'm still having issues, and it's NOT the upgrade process, it's just the sync process. Anyways, when I sync my phone to iTunes, a lot of my song files disappear from my ...
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Could not synchronise ipad 3 with itunes (macbook pro retina 15)

i have a very strange problem. When i am trying to synchronise my ipad with Mac ITunes freezes(not responding) So far, i tried many solutions but nothing happened to solve my issue. restore ...
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Prevent artwork synch in iTunes for iPhone

I want to turn off my artwork synch! I don't care if I have the artwork or not! Is there a work around for doing this? My phone always gets locked in a loop when synching and it is "stuck" on step ...
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How can I sync my contacts on my iPhone 5s to iCloud?

I can not sync my contacts to iCloud since I have upgraded from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 8.
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How to make iPhone delete GMail contats that are not in GMail “My contacts” any longer?

The only source for my iPhone contacts is my GMail account. I've cleaned up "My contacts" in GMail, but those contacts didn't get removed from my iPhone/iOS 7.0. I tried to set the GMail contact ...
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iTunes sync management

I have an iPhone5 that was synced to a PC when I first got it. I had an older BlackBerry that had hundreds of pictures and I wanted them transferred to the iPhone which is why the sync happened. I ...
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Problem syncing new iphone

I upgraded my iphone from 4s to 5. When I connected my new iphone to my desktop, it does not sync. My iTunes doesn't sync, and it does not back up. How do I make it do this function with this new ...
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What is the standard location for the “recent files” information that each app seems to store?

The app in question is called RStudio. When I am using it, if I want to look at a file that I have looked at recently, I can click: File...Recent Files...and a menu of the last 5 or 6 files used ...
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Prevent iPhone “Trust this computer” on work PC

I would like to charge my iPhone using a USB plug on my Windows PC at work. However, any time I begin charging with the phone unlocked, it prompts me: Trust This Computer Your settings and data ...
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How do I sync a current iPhone to new mac? With no prior itunes backups

I've always synced to iCloud for my backup. I got a macbook pro and would like to sync it with itunes, but not lose my apps and photos and whatnot. How can i prevent it from erasing everything and ...
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Sync Android with iTunes

I have iTunes on my Windows 7 PC. I love how flawlessly iPhones sync with iTunes, but I have an Android phone :( Is there an easy way to plug in my Android and sync it with iTunes? If it matters I ...
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What is “Sync Books” in iTunes for?

All of my iBooks appear in all of my devices, regardless of what device I ordered them on. Even if a book is not present on a device, a corresponding icon is, along with an option to download the book ...
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I am trying to sync my contacts between an iphone5 and an iphone4 using iTunes

I cant get the contacts from the iPhone5 (multiple mail accounts) onto the iPhone4 despite syncing using iCloud and also iTunes. It seems that the contacts aren't being copied off the iPhone 5 using ...
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Using my iPad with IOS 7.1.2, how can I sync my calendar from my iPad, iPhone, iPad mini to Google claendar?

I realize I can sync my Google calendar to my devices. However, can someone explain to me in simple steps how to get my iPad, iPad mini, and iPhone 5S to return the calendar information to my Google ...
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iCloud documents “waiting”

Ever since I restored my Mac from a Time Machine backup to return from Yosemite to Mavericks, things have been a mess. I fixed everything but iCloud sync, which seems to be an impossible issue. It ...
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iPad 2 has suddenly lost ALL Contacts, ALL Calendar entries

iPad 2 lost all Contacts, Calendars. The data is still in iCloud and my iMac has all this information I've tried Wi-Fi, iCloud, and syncing via iTunes, but can't retrieve information.
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Contacts not syncing to icloud

I've realised that all new contacts added since replacing my iPhone over a year ago have been going to the wrong account (a non i-cloud one) and therefore not syncing. There are 203 and so it will ...
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How do sync programs get around the iOS sandbox?

The various iOS sync programs (SugarSync, BitTorrent Sync, etc.) claim to be able to read files anywhere on the phone. I don't see how data from my application -- in my app's sandbox -- can be ...
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My iphone's apps are copied onto someone else's phone each time they sync

My husband and I share a computer and iTunes. We have separate Apple IDs. When my husband syncs his phone, he gets a whole new page of all the apps from my phone. I can see as it's syncing, that it's ...
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iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?

When I go the Music app on my iPhone it shows the 'No Content' screen (see screenshot below). This is because I purposely deleted all music from the device (through Settings > General > Usage > Music ...
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iphone 5c syncing with samsung laptop

how do I sync music from my iphone to my wifes ipod and her Samsung phone, using our Samsung laptop we have separate iTunes accounts - can I share the music on those accounts then manually sync the ...
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Google contacts not matching Icloud contacts

Can someone help me? My contacts are all different between my icloud, iphone, and my google account. I would like them all the same and when I enter a new contact using my phone I would like it to go ...
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Why are my songs on my iPhone, but they aren't downloaded?

I'm trying to download some songs onto my iPhone (5S, iOS 7), but they are just grey with this little broken circle next to them. Can anyone explain what's going on? I have space on my phone, and when ...
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Outlook 2011 - Cannot cancel large synch operation, cannot remove and start anew

I have installed the native Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 client on my MBP and it's been running fine for 6 months. Two weeks ago, I moved all emails to a subfolder I created with the name ...
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contacts sync with google on iPhone device takes time, some issue with sync setting

I recently brought iPhone 5s. I have set up contacts sync with Google/Gmail account as mentioned in this article --> https://support.google.com/mail/answer/2753077?hl=en I am facing sync problem from ...
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Can I have both iCloud and local calendars on my iPhone?

I'd like to share a calendar with my wife that would be visible on our phones. We're both OSX/iOS at the moment, so naturally I set up an iCloud calendar on my iPhone which is visible to her. The only ...
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How do you sync iPhone 5 with macbook to import iMovies?

I tried to contact Apple for support since I just bought iMovie for my iPhone 5. They just shut me down, no response. I figure it was because my macbook is an older model and out of warranty. I can ...
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Does iTunes erase the content that I have in my iPhone 4 (which are contents from an iCloud backup) when I sync?

Recently my laptop broke down and I sent it to repair, but now that it's back my whole iTunes library is gone. I don't mind erasing my music since I do have a backup of it. I'm currently backing up my ...
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iOS Sync Device Name

I have set up Google sync on my all my devices as I use the iOS Chrome app. When using the Chrome app I click on 'other devices' and my iMac device name shows up as iMac-2. I was wondering if it's ...
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iTunes freezes when syncing with iPhone

I have a problem with iTunes (latest version) freezing when connected to my iPhone 5 (iOs 7.1.2) via USB. It connects with my elder MacBookPro, with that iTunes, but not on my iMac. There doesn't seem ...
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Syncing iPhoto between two machines?

I would like to sync my iPhoto library from my Mini to my MBP. I've noticed that iPhoto simply stores all data into one iPhoto Library file. Can this be synchronised? or there are dependancies hidden ...
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Synced iPhone to a new computer. iTunes cannot delete music from iPhone

My Mom's iPhone used to be synced to my computer, a Mac. She recently got a new computer, a Windows laptop, so I set that up for her. I did a sync to the Windows laptop and that seems to work fine ...
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syncing 2 dif ipads to dif users on iMac and macair?

I have an iPad mini retina; my husband will be changing the authorized user on my old ipad2 from me to himself. How can we sync each dif iPad to our iMac and macair, where I am the authorized user ...