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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Syncing Apple Music between iPhone and iPad

How do you sync playlists, favorites, etc between devices in the new Apple Music app?
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Solution for syncing directory hierarchy of images from Mac to iOS?

I'm a photographer and need to keep an updated set of portfolio images synced from my Mac to my iOS devices and available for offline viewing. I have around 300 images totalling ~150MB) Right now the ...
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Sync chrome and safari tabs/bookmarks automatically

while chrome battery usage is terrible, i like it as more funcional browser thus i use it almost all the time when macbook is connected to charger, however when i'm on battery i'd like to use only ...
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How do I stop multiple copies of podcasts syncing

I manage podcasts by syncing from iTines to the IOS podcast app. The issue is that now on the Podcast app earn I go to the My Podcasts screen I have multiple copies of the podcast group (i.e. 3 ...
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Can I sync itunes between my two mac laptops?

I want to download a music CD into itunes. My new Mac doesn't have a disk drive, whereas my old one does. Can I sync my laptops together so that I can get the music from the CD onto the new Mac ...
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bug with rsync changing modification dates even with the -a option

I have been testing rsync and found a weird bug when copying files and folders from a partition to another: If I do this: rsync -avE --delete '/Volumes/disk1/origin/' '/Volumes/disk2/destination/' ...
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Will changing an iCloud profile on iOS harm data on the previous account?

I share an iCloud with my mom. If I delete iCloud on my phone, and created a individual one, Will it delete her data?
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How to synchronize data from iPhone to iPod?

My iPhone was stolen. I always backed up with iCloud and my computer (Windows PC) through iTunes. I have decided to completely block and erase my iPhone remotely but I want to keep the data (at least ...
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Can't add PDFs to iPad Air without losing ones already there

I added some PDFs from iTunes to my iPad and the ones already on it disappeared. When I tried to sync them back, I get the message they weren't transferred because they cannot be found. They are all ...
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Wrong contact synchronisation with 2 iPhones

I bought an iPhone 6 and I gave my old iPhone (the 5c) to my niece. Had it done at the AT&T store. The sales rep changed her # to my old phone and my old # to my new phone. I jumped on the iCloud ...
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Keyboard shortcuts synchronisation between iOS and OS X does not work properly

I use keyboard shortcuts on my iPhone a lot. For example, @g which results in @gmail.com, or addr for my home address. I have got multiple OS X and iOS systems. I believe shortcuts in sync via iCloud. ...
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iMessages not synced between Mavericks and Yosemite

I have two Macs, one with Mavericks and one with Yosemite. Ever since I’ve upgraded to Yosemite, iMessages are no longer in sync between the two. I use the Mavericks one as my primary machine and when ...
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How to get iPad to remove books from iBooks on Mac?

Got a macbook & an iPad (2nd gen.) I added some books to the iBooks app on the mac. Chose the option to sync everything on the iTunes on the mac. Then deleted some books on the iBooks on the ...
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Spotify sync to same location?

I have multiple user accounts from one computer, running Yosemite. Using same Spotify username, I'd like to sync songs offline and cache in the same path. To achieve this, I tried aliasing ...
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Is there a way to sync OS X Photos app with Android Phone?

I have an Android phone and a MacBook, and what I am trying to figure out is a way to do bi-directional sync between the OS X Yosemite's new Photos app and my device's internal storage. So far, I am ...
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How can you put new songs from a computer to an apple device after you wiped the computer and it counts as a new one?

I recently wiped my computer without backing it up because it was overwhelmed by viruses, and I just bought a new CD, which I planned to put on my iPad 2. The only problem is that the computer is now ...
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Sync iTunes from on OS X to another OS X machine

I like how I can keep my music collection (mostly apple lossless files) on an OS X machine and sync an iOS machine with precise constraints (convert to mp3 on the fly, size should not exceed 10 GB, ...
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Synced new phone, lost old photos on my computer. How to restore?

I got my broken iPhone 6 replaced with a new one today. After syncing, my photos from the last month or so have vanished from iTunes on my computer. Any way to restore them?
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Why does iTunes fail to sync my iPhone?

For the past month or so, I've been unable to backup my iPhone using iTunes. Every time I try, I'm told that the phone is "disconnected": What could be causing this? I've tried different USB cables ...
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Ipad 2 Air Replacement

I sent my iPad 2 Air back to Apple since the screen was unresponsive. I was unable to backup the information prior to sending it due to the screen issues. With that said, if Apple had to replace my ...
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How do I get my iOS calendar to sync automatically?

The iCloud calendars in my iOS Calendar app do not sync manually (for at lest a couple years now). In order to get them to sync, I need to trigger a manual sync by selecting the list of calendars in ...
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How to move particular applications from one iPad to another?

I would like to install some particular applications, which I have on one iPad, to another iPad (I don't want to copy all applications and copy settings, so iCloud backup will not work here). The same ...
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Cannot sync calendar on mac to iPhone 4

my calendar in iCloud and on my iPhone 4 sync okay but my calendar on my mac won't sync to my iPhone 4 Any help? Thanks
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Settings for CalendarAgent, Mingler and iCalExternalSync services

I have the dreaded issue with recurring sync service processes wreaking havoc on my MacBook Pro with O S X 10.9 Mavericks and stealing my CPU cycles for no apparent good reason. Usually with a 3 month ...
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Does iTunes photo sync remove the old photos on iPhone?

If I have photo A and B in a folder on my mac, and photo B, C, D on my iphone. Then in itunes I chose to sync the photos in the folder to my iphone. What photos will be on the iphone at the end?
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iPhone photos app 'syncing' lots and not showing photos in other apps

since updating to iOS 8.3 and probably enabling some new sort of iCloud system, all my photos in the photos app showed a white circular progress indicator in the bottom right the first time I looked ...
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Sync Numbers templates between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

I want to create a template spreadsheet in Numbers for OS X Yosemite and have this template appear in Numbers in iOS 8. I've followed the advice in this page and have created a template on my Mac. ...
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What do I need to do to get my Apple Watch apps to show current data?

For most of my apps, when I launch them on my Apple Watch (that is, once they actually launch), I see old data (sometimes weeks old). For example the OpenTable watch app does not seem show any ...
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Sync Dailymotion videos

I have Dailymotion app in my iPhone 4s iOS 8.3! Plz tell me how to sync Dailymotion videos so that I can watch them offline?
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Losing synchronisation between iPhone and Outlook.com

My family is using outlook.com for their calendars. All events are stored there for all the family members, and everyone has access to everyone else's events (at least for reading, some for writing). ...
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Some apps are greyed out in iTunes when attempting to sync iPhone

I'm trying to sync (not for the first time) my new iPhone 6 and MacBook with OS X 10.10.3 using a USB cable. Why would some of my apps that are on my iPhone (they're working) be greyed out in iTunes ...
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Should my Apple Watch sync its “mute” setting with my iPhone?

I noticed that if I turn on Do Not Disturb on the watch, it turns on on my phone and vice versa. The same thing happens with Airplane mode. However I noticed a thread on MacRumors saying that ...
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Syncing my iPhone 4 deleted all my music

I have an iPhone 4 and just just downloaded iTunes on my computer. I wanted to save all my music to my iTunes so i could later transfer it but i synced it and all my music was deleted. Is there any ...
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Is there a way to copy music from one computer to another using itunes and keeping them in sync?

Is there a way to copy music from one computer to another using itunes and keeping them in sync? My understanding of how apple does their stuff is so confusing when you come from a windows/linux ...
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Can Not Transfer Voice Memos

I can't seem to manage to transfer voice memos from my iPhone. I've read that all I should do is to check the "Include voice memos" box in iTunes Music Sync Settings: Of course, I've synced, ...
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how long does it take to synch across devices

I've imported 1,000 photos into Photos on my Mac, and my settings are "Store in iCloud", it is over an hour since I did the import and when I log into iCloud.com via Safari I can see the photos there ...
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Display phone numbers instead of contact name in recent calls

I restored my contacts from iCloud after restoring my iPhone 6 Plus and setting up as a new iPhone and then imported sim contacts. I am now having an issue when I get an incoming call; it shows the ...
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Flickr backup/sync with new OS X Photos app

Searching for a solution how to use the 1 TB free flickr storage to sync my photo library. I use the new Apple OS X Photos app and don't want to sync with iCloud (just 5GB free storage).
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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 wirelessly 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, ...