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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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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How do I get my calendars back?

Recently, I ran into a problem with the Apple Calendar app on my laptop. In Fantastical, the calendars displayed correctly on both iOS, my laptop, and my work iMac. The only inconsistent place was my ...
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Podcast syncing between iTunes and iPhone doesn't work

I'm running iTunes 11.1, iOS 7.1, and Podcasts 2.0.2 for iOS, the latest versions of each. I'm signed into the same iCloud account on both my Mac and iPhone. Podcast syncing is enabled in iTunes, and ...
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To sync AudioMemos timestamps with your calendar?

I am trying to find a way how I can sync the timestamps of my recordings to my calendar so I know when I have recorded things. I am using the application AudioMemos at the moment. How can I sync ...
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Synchronization: iMessages on Mac not iPad

How to turn off iMessages on iPad but turn on them on Mac? And If I turn it off on device, does sync happen after I turn it on? Situation: I have an iPad and Mac. I want to turn off iMessages on ...
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iCloud Keychain not syincing all iPhone wifi passwords to Mac

I recently upgraded my iPhone 4s to the latest ios 7.1 and my macbook pro to Mavericks and have set up iCloud Keychain sync on both devices. My problem is that I'm connected to a wifi network on my ...
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iTunes remembers my friend's iPhone from when he plugged it in to recharge

Every time my friend's iPhone is on the same WiFi network, iTunes asks me if I want to update his phone's OS and then later asks if I want to update his carrier profile or something like that. How can ...
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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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Removing a given email synced to my iPad?

I set my work gmail account to my personal iPad and now I don't have that job. Since email is not coming in I can assume that either my PW changed or my account was closed from the business or IT. ...
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To-Do List App with Sync, Repeating To-Dos for daily food tracking

I'm on a diet plan and I'm looking for a simple repeating To-Do checklist application for food tracking with the following features: Sync to a cloud or web-based service where changes can be made ...
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Can two Macs be kept in sync using a single external hard drive?

I regularly commute by bicycle from home to work and find the weight of a MacBook Pro a little excessive. My thought is to have identical MacBooks at the office and home and only carry a hard disk on ...
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IPod touch connect to new PC: no file deletion

Is there a way I can plug my Apple device to a different PC to load new content without having the old ones removed?
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What is the meaning of 'no acceptable variant' ERROR message?

I have a Mac mini Server with Mac OS X Server 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard), where I run a WebDAV Server for syncing my OmniFocus (Mac <> iPad). But I don't use the Web-Server itself (only WebDAV). When I ...
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Calendar.app stuck on iCloud sync

My dad1 recently switched to Mavericks. With it came the loss of calendar synchronisation with his iPhone through iTunes. I thus added his iCloud account to his Internet Accounts system preference ...
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how to automatically sync local contacts with carddav account

I connected the CardDAV server of my owncloud instance to my address book in OSX Lion. Since I still use oldschool iSync to sync contacts and calendar with my phone, I still need to use the local ...
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Am I able to keep my highlights and notes after deleting and re-downloading a previously bought book?

Let's say I bought a book from Apple Store. Then, I read it and highlighted and took notes and made bookmarks. After that, I decided/needed to delete the book. Now: Will I be able to re-download the ...
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iTunes Match: Screwed up meta tags - delete caches?

I want to know how to force iTunes Match to refresh meta information, assuming it uses cached, outdated information. This is an album in iTunes on the Mac: Note it has 21 songs. What is supposed to ...
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Podcast syncing via iCloud: Mark episodes as played/watched

I use iCloud to sync my podcast subscriptions across multiple devices (Macs, iPhone, Apple TV), and generally, it works: All my feeds and stations appear on all the devices. Also, the play position ...
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Why do my most recent iTunes music purchases not sync to my iPhone?

For some reason, the last 15 songs or so that I've downloaded won't sync to my iPhone. I've tried: Removing all music by unchecking "Sync Music" (didn't actually remove the music for some reason) ...
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iTunes sync mysteriously failing in various ways

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.0.4, and my MacBook (10.6.8) has iTunes 11.1.4. I have a few small mp3 files that I want to copy from my MacBook to my iPhone. When I connect the phone to the MacBook ...
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What do I do when I get a “sync session failed to start” message when syncing iPhone to itunes?

The context is that I'm restoring my wife's new replacement iPhone from a backup. It already did the first sync, where it gets all the settings and whatnot, but not the apps. Tried the second sync, ...
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How to set my iPhone was always seen in iTunes via wi-fi?

My iPhone cable is a bit broken and I often use wi-fi connection of my iPhone5 and iTunes. Sometimes my iPhone is not seen in iTunes. How to set my iPhone was always seen in iTunes via wi-fi?
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Move folders from 'on my mac' to gmail imap

I want to start organizing my emails on the cloud, directly in my gmail account, instead of locally 'on my mac'. Is there any way to migrate my current folders (and their e-mails) onto gmail?
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sync mail folders between desktop and iphone

I access two different gmail accounts using IMAP in Mail. I organize those accounts into folders on my Mac (both gmail accounts go into the same folders). As soon as I put an email into a folder, I ...
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Is There An Alternative To Symbolic Links?

I have an iMac and a MacBook Pro, both running the latest version of mavericks.. I want to sync files and folders outside Dropbox across the two computers. Up until now, I've been using symbolic links ...
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Different number of Contacts on iPhone, iCloud & Outlook. How to find the ones not in both? & Fix It

Different number of Contacts on iPhone, iCloud & Outlook. How to find the ones not in both? & Fix it We have not yet installed the iCloud Control Panel for Windows on the PC - Win 7 x64 ...
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How can I retrieve the complete “Documents and Data” from iCloud to my Mac?

Is there a way to get to complete "Document and Data" to the Mac? P.S.: All datas where uploaded via my ipad, most of it is in IBooks, a lot of Pdfs and ebooks (not from the store). The thing is 1) ...
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How to move from iTunes book library to iBooks app

On my last mac system I used iTunes for syncing some PDFs and other books to my ipad. Now on my new MBP with Mavericks and iTunes 11 there is no Books library anymore, but a new iBooks app. I started ...
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MacBook does not recognize iPad

My problem is that my iPad is not recognized by my MacBook. Other iOS devices are recognised normally by the very same MacBook. The iPad charges, but nothing else works. My specifications are the ...
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How do I set up Firefox to keep only cookies from select sites, when I use Firefox-Sync?

I use Firefox on a desktop iMac, a MacBook and my Android Samsung Galaxy S III mobile phone. All installations of Firefox are set to sync over Firfox's inbuilt Firefox-Snyc feature. On my desktop ...
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how to remove full my GMail “archive” for Apple Mail?

After all the travails of Mail.app, I would leave it behind, not to let it touch my GMail messages again, and free up dozens of GBs disk space in the process. However, simply unchecking "Mail" under ...
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Exchange Calendar import

Being a freelance designer I have a shared iCloud calendar with my wife so she knows what to expect from my work week. I also have an exchange account cause of my Microsoft work but my wife can't see ...
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sync iphone contact with macbook pro contact

I am not getting the info tap next to the summary tap in iTunes after connecting the iPhone with the usb cable for contact sync , kindly advice
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How to prevent syncing certain folders under Mail?

My Hotmail acount has several folders. I would like a few folders to NOT sync at PUSH. I want them to sync only when I open that folder. Can anyone please let me know how to do the same? Thanks!
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Bidirectional Sync of iPhone/iDevice Photos and Albums to Third Party Clouds

It is a complete mystery to me why this challenge has not been dealt with and solved, and why not more people are complaining about it on the web: I use my iPhone as my main camera. I use it to snap ...
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2 apple accounts, 2 countries - Ipad not syncing since recent update

Because I moved a lot in recent years I have an account from US and an account from Australia. I kept them both active as they dont have the same media available.... Until recently I could without ...
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How to preview changes when iTunes is going to synchronize data?

I am using iTunes on another computer for data synchronization to the iPad. Since such kinds of synchronization has the risk of data loss, can I preview the change on the iPad? Thank you.
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How to sync OS X Contacts and Calendar with Windows Phone?

How can I sync Windows Phone contacts and calendar with the Mac contacts and calendar? I have done some research and found the following: Windows Phone app …but it's taking care of the media only ...
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How to synchronize photos from MacBook to iPad without erasing photos in iPad?

I used to synchronize photos between PC and iPad. Recently I have a new MacBook and I imported some new photos into iPhoto of the MacBook. Now I need to copy the new photos to the iPad. Can I do this ...
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How to sort contacts by creation date or modification date in iOS Contacts or OS X Contacts 7.x?

Is there a way to view or export the date a contact was created or modified in iOS 7 and/or the Contacts app (version 7.1) when viewed from a Mac? This one datapoint would enormously aid deduping ...
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How can you do two-way Dropbox <--> local folder syncing on iOS?

On my iPhone, I sync my camera photos with Dropbox, so that after I do a photo shoot all the photos are automatically uploaded to my laptop in the Dropbox 'Camera Uploads' folder - ready to sort, edit ...
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How can I remove unchecked and deleted songs in iTunes from my iPhone?

Music which I've deleted from library and/or unchecked still appears on iPhone 4 and plays with checked music even after syncing. How can I delete music from iPhone so it does not play any more?
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Where are my iPod videos after I sync to iTunes?

I did sync my iPod with iTunes, but I can't see where are my videos on iTunes (videos I recorded using the iPod). Any hint?
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Old notes in iPhone not syncing with iPad through iCloud

I have notes taken in last two years in my iPhone. However only last two months' notes in iPhone are synced with my new iPad through iCloud. Do you know why? Do you know how can I sync all notes?
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Is this possible to link the value to a database in Apple's iWork suite?

For example, I would like to make a Pages document that has a value that's linked to the company information and Keynotes and Numbers as well. So, when our company information changes, all the ...
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Syncing someone else's iphone to my itunes

Can I sync someone else's iphone to my iTunes and put my songs on their phone without losing their imformation such as contacts
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No songs on itunes when ipod is disconnected

I didn't have such problem with the previous version of itunes, however after upgrading it to version 11, I can't get to access my songs after unplugging my iPod. In the past though I'd still manage ...
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iTunes sync with songs on a new disk drive

When I switched computers I moved my music to a data drive D but now itunes can't find most of the music. Any ideas how I get itunes to search all drives and re-add???
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How to delete photos from iPhone 5 without removing already transferred photos from iMac?

I have synced my photos from iPhone 5 to an iMac (running Mavericks). Now I would like to remove the photos from the phone but I'm not sure how the syncing works. Will the photos stay on the iMac or ...
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Sync iTunes library across two machines

I would like to sync my music library across both my Macs. (one way sync from Machine A to Machine B) I currently already am able to sync across the music itself using rsync, however I would also like ...