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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New Photos App on Yosemite Isn't Syncing Smart Albums to my iPhone or iPad

All my photos transferred just fine from iPhoto to Photos. My albums (smart and regular) are also all there too. I'm using iCloud to sync my library to my iPhone and my iPad and at first it removed ...
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How do I force iOS Reminders to sync?

Reminders on iOS is often out of sync with Reminders on my other devices and iCloud. How do I force it to sync?
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How to completely disable Ubiquity (iCloud syncing?) in Mavericks or above?

I'm trying to debug a strange problem that is causing a Mac to unpredictably switch off instantly without warning. Looking at logs, the entries most recent before this last happened were to do with ...
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iCloud Photo Library out of sync

I tried using iCloud Photo Library, but now it is out of sync. There are albums on icloud.com that do not appear on my Mac's Photo.app. I would like for those albums to appear on my Mac. I tried ...
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When does Numbers sync spreadsheets?

In Numbers, connected to wifi (good bandwidth), after modifying a spreadsheet I go back to "Spreadsheets". Then I wait for the Arrow ↑ to appear, as it indicates that Numbers is syncing with iCloud. ...
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Can I sync my iPhone with the new Apple Photos app via iTunes / without iCloud?

I would like to sync my photos from my Mac to my iPhone using the new Apple Photos app without using iCloud, like it was possible with the old iPhoto app and iTunes on the Mac.
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Why won't iBooks Sync epubs or PDFs to my iPad?

I'm aware of this question but it is now quite old. If I create a collection in iBooks on OSX (Yosemite, 10.10.3) and add a book (epub - not puchased via iBooks), it does not sync to my iPad (3rd gen, ...
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My icloud password does not work when prompted on start up.

This is a problem that is driving me nuts. I have tried everything I can find to get this to resolve. When I start my computer, I get a popup that wants my icloud password. I enter it and the password ...
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iTunes 12 fails to sync on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.2) and also other apps

In order to fix this bug I've been trying everything I could find on the internet. Basically whenever I try to sync music or videos from iTunes to my iPhone (they have both the latest version) and ...
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Why are some of my songs on iTunes greyed out?

I added a new song to my iTunes library and it's greyed out on iTunes and won't transfer to my phone. It was first saying it wouldn't transfer due to storage. I deleted a lot of storage so I now have ...
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iPhone 5s calendar won't delete all events of the repeated event

I added one of my classes to my phone calendar and repeated it to every week. For some reason I think it synced with my iCloud or uni site or something so all the details such as what room the ...
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How do I use UTC with NTP?

Looking at: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH9069 How do I set the clock to use UTC with NTP? (This is in the context of synchronizing the Mac with the Linux server, both should be using UTC and, ...
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iPod Touch only transferring purchased music

I'm having a problem with my new iPod Touch gen 5. Only purchased music is transferring to the iPod. It's also not transferring my playlists. All the music still plays in iTunes on my computer. There ...
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How to sync folders between iPad and Mac?

I have a jailbroken iPad and a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite with PPSSPP (PSP emulator) installed on both. What I need is to make folder with saves automatically sync every now and then. My first ...
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Missing iOS iMessage showing in OSX Messages

This is the second time this has happened to me in the past couple of days so it starts to bother me: somebody sends me an iMessage, that I never get on my iPhone (4S iOS 8.2) but I do get on my ...
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How to sync Yosemite Photos library to Synology Diskstation?

I'd like to know if anyone has found a way to sync the new Photos app on Yosemite with a Synology diskstation. I know backing up is easily done either using Time Machine or another app, but I want to ...
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Sharing business contact list between iPhones

I am looking for best way to have two groups of contacts (personal and business), and the business ones I need to be synced with some of my employees. But I can't find best way to do it. If I use ...
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OS X Yosemite shares browser tabs between two different Macs, although iCloud-Safari is turned off

Yesterday I got crazy with a very special behavior of two of our iMacs (running with the latest Yosemite). If you open a browser Tab in Safari or Chrome on the first iMac, it automatically opens in ...
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iphone 5c could not be synced an unknown error occured (-4)

Every time I try to synced music from my laptop to iPhone I get this message; I tried to reinstall Itunes I updated the iphone software, nothing works!! I can't transfer any music on my Iphone from my ...
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Synced music not showing on iPod

I download some music on my iPod that I have on my computer. I created a playlist and download about 25 songs through iTunes and it took all of the music. Suddenly my iPod shows no list and no music. ...
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How do I sync tags between two Macs using Google Drive?

I have two Macs, and I use Google Drive to sync my data. I created tags in Finder on one Mac for some of the files and directories in Drive, and they don't appear on the other one. Is this possible? ...
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OS X repeatedly stops syncing contacts and calendar with Gmail

For what feels like forever (but is probably only a year or two), OS X constantly ‘loses’ my Gmail password. This is particularly annoying, because I use two-factor-authentication with my Google ...
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How to sync Keyboard shortcuts between iOS and OS X when iCloud Drive is turned off in the System Preference?

I disabled iCloud Drive because the process called "cloudd" was consuming huge CPU resource in Yosemite. However, I found that all my keyboard shortcuts disappeared after that. Is there any solution ...
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How do I sync my music library from my iPhone to my MacBook Air?

I just purchased a MacBook Air and I'm trying to sync my music library from my iPhone 6 to the new Macbook and only music purchased from the iTunes Store shows up on the MacBook although I have lots ...
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What are some great iPad video player apps that support nested folders?

I have videos of different kinds — music videos, movies, documentaries, and so on — organised into nested folders. I'd like to copy these folders over to the iPad and preserve the organisation. I'm ...
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Sync Dropbox: SOME files not syncing (Video inside)

This is really strange. Dropbox generally works, but SOME files just do not sync. Or rather: Syncing takes forever as you can see here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/kgn41xt7v82k7gh/syncproblem.mov?dl=0 ...
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iCloud with Multi-Boot Drive, 10.8/10.9/10.10

I want to set up a multi-boot drive allowing the options of starting up in Mountain Lion, Mavericks or Yosemite. However, given the changes that have taken place in Yosemite with regards to the way ...
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Cannot open PDF in iBooks on Mac

on MacI sync my PDF files normally between my Mac and my iPhone and iPad. Bookmarks and resume options are working between iOS devices for epubs. However, no PDF can be opened in iBooks on Mac — it ...
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How to export iPhone contacts with more than two phone numbers per contact?

I want to export my iPhone contacts to my computer. I tried to use iTunes to sync them with Windows Address Book, however, if my iPhone contact has three phone numbers, only two of them appear in WAB. ...
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How can I 'hack' an iTunes library to fix an ios 6 app installation problem?

I have an old 3GS iPhone, with a fair number of apps. At some point I had trouble installing a particular app -- iTunes 11 thought it was available for installation, but wouldn't install it, even ...
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Does anyone know of a todo-list app that can sync via USB between iOS and Mac?

I've been looking for a todo-list app that can sync directly (via local/tethered USB) between my MacBook Pro (currently running Mavericks, upgrading soon to Yosemite) and iPod Touch 5 (running iOS 8). ...
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Sync bookmarks between iOS8 and OS X 10.10 without iCloud

iCloud is not on option. Sync via Google solutions is not an option for the same reasons. Looking for a local sync solution. How can I locally sync bookmarks between iOS 8 and OS X 10.10? I cannot ...
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Two iPhones, buth synced but with different contacts

I have two iPhones and I would like to have them nicely synced calendar and task, but to keep different contacts. One is an office phone and I would like not to have my private numbers etc. Currently, ...
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Can't download itunes album purchased on a different computer to Iphone

I purchased an album this morning on my laptop at home. I got on the bus and realized that all of the songs hadn't downloaded. I logged onto itunes at work and the album shows up under purchased ...
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Manually Sync iCloud Drive on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Is it possible to manually update the iCloud Drive folder on OS X? Sometimes the folder does not update for ~10-20 minutes after establishing a good internet connection, so I'm hoping that there is a ...
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iPod Touch 5th gen won't play a certain podcast

For whatever reason, I can't get a certain episode of a podcast to play on my iPod touch. I know they both work, as I can play it fine in iTunes. But when I transfer it to my iPod, it won't play, even ...
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import music from my ipad

i just re-installed my mbp, and have deleted whole disk. i think my music is safe because i had sync it to my ipad. but after installation done, i can't get my music from my ipad. in iTunes, when ...
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iTunes not showing correct Podcasts on iPod Touch Gen 5

I'm currently using a 32GB Gen 5 iPod touch. My problem is that when I connect my iPod to iTunes, it does not show the correct podcast on iTunes. For example, I have 11 episodes of the Serial podcast, ...
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cross device iCloud mail sync slow

Im using iCloud mail on my ipad, iphone, macbook. When I sort or delete an email on my iphone e.g. and then take my pad or osx, I first have to sync or wait until the changes are synced to this other ...
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Share one calendar - keep other calendar local

I would like to share a family calendar between my wife (Android phone) and me (iPhone) using a Google calendar. Currently I don't store my personal calendar in the cloud but only locally on the ...
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AV cables iPad2 vs iPad3

I use an extension cable with my iPad2 to connect to an external amplifier with a built-in Dock. I have recently purchased an iPad3 (awaiting delivery) and was wondering if the cable will work with ...
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Why google drive create so many conflict files

I have a window system and a mac. When I create a file (e.g. a.cpp) in my window (with vim), google drive create a lots of files like a (1).cpp , a (2).cpp ... Some of them are delete by google drive ...
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Exchange calendar events out by an hour

I wonder if anyone has come across a calendar syncing issue. I use a MacBook, and iPad and an iPhone 6+ for work, all synced to my exchange server. When I enter an exchange appointment on my MacBook ...
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Why do some Facebook contacts not appear on my Mac/iPhone?

I've decided to try out the Facebook contact integration in Yosemite/iOS 8, and for the most part, it seemed to work pretty smoothly. However, I have some Facebook friends with actual contact ...
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Making iPhone/iPad the master when syncing with iTunes

I am syncing my iPhone with my Mac using iTunes. How do I make the iPhone have priority over the Mac? I mean, I want to copy what is on the iPhone to iTunes, deleting from iTunes what is not anymore ...
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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Get BitTorrent Sync iOS app to sync all of the images from a “burst mode” photo set?

Is there any way to get BitTorrent Sync iOS app Camera Backup feature to sync all of the images from a burst mode photo set? By default it appears to only sync the individual image that iOS selected.
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How to synchronize contents of two external drives?

I have two external hard drives (ExFAT formatted) which I need to keep in sync. Specifically, drive B must mirror the contents of drive A and drive A must not be modified. How can I do this without ...
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Can't get iTunes music library to replicate on iPhone 6+

Have researched this and no fixes have helped. I have songs on my iPhone 6+ that I do not want on it, and I have completely deleted those songs from my iTunes music library. So when I then sync ...
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got a new computer and my iphone calendar is not syncing with Outlook

I got a new computer. My emails are syncing with my phone, but my appointments are not synching. What's up with that?