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 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, ...
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iTunes synching of played podcast episodes between OS X and Windows 7

I've got iTunes (always latest version so currently 12.2) installed on both, my Mac at home and my work PC running Windows 7. Having both iTunes apps synched to the same account was always a great to ...
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Directions for syncing iPhone lead to a dead end

A friend gave me an iPhone 4, which I'm trying to use. I was directed to this website: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201252, which tells me to sync the phone using iTunes. But (a) the File > ...
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synchronize Photo with iPhone

I recently reset my iPhone and I'm trying to synchronize my photo gallery to the iphone. Everything works fine when I try to import the photo from iphone but, it seems only the photo taken until last ...
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Unable to remove images from iphone 6

My Iphone storage is almost full, so I am trying to copy and remove images from my iphone to pc with itunes. For some reason I am not able to do that and the reverse is happening. Images from my ...
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Display full name of apps shown in iTunes sync page

As shown in the image, is it possible to see the full name of the app ? For instance, Adobe Reader is shown as 'Adobe Rea...' .
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Are my safari and chrome passwords synced?

I like to use safari for light browsing (and to prolong battery life).Sometimes I switch to chrome , when I need to(syncing stuff to android,etc). I would like to know if my passwords(maybe even ...
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How to reset Calendar and Reminders on OS X Yosemite?

I just hit a nasty bug in Calendar.app and Reminders.app on Yosemite. For some reason, calendars also appear in Reminders.app as empty reminder lists and reminder lists also appear in Calendar.app as ...
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synced photos from iphone won't delete

I have followed all the steps to delete my synced photos from my iphone and they will go off for one day and then they right back on there the next day. The synced photos are using up all my storage ...
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Editing and syncing a pdf file on Mac and iPad through iBooks

I'd like to work on a draft pdf file on both a Mac and an iPad and see the edits syncing invisibly in the background. I create a new directory mkdir ~/latex and save the following latex in ...
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iPhone 5 and updates from my Hotmail.com account

Just got my new iPhone issued to me at work. When I put in my Hotmail.com address it automatically attached all those contacts to my phone. Since that time I have gone into the Hotmail.com contacts ...
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Syncing a music directory with a device when the device doesn't have enough space

In my library I have a directory with several inteligent and fixed playlist, which I want to sync my device. The problem is that the size of the directory is too big for my device, but since I can't ...
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Why did the contacts on my husband's iPhone sync to the iPhone I just activated?

My husband and I both have the iPhone 4s, he has had his for over 2 years, and I recently activated one I received from a friend. I did a complete reset of the phone before I installed my SIM card. We ...
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Can I sync calendars and contacts from two mac accounts with one iCloud account?

The reason I want to do this is that I have two Mac accounts for different purposes, one for fun and one for work. However, there are some types of data (e.g., contacts) that I want to share. ...
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Using Apple ID On Personal & Work Phone

What services should sync when I log into iCloud & use the same Apple ID on both my work phone & personal iPhone? Currently I am seeing calls appear on both phones. iMessages do not appear on ...
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iTunes Match not syncing

After going through the entire iTunes Match setup, my iPhone shows empty playlists with only the artists' names appearing, no actual music.
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OS X Calendar won't sync to iPhone

If I put an event in Calendar, on my Mac, in does not sync to my iPhone. However it does sync if I put an event into the iPhone when it will then pick up the previous unsynced events.
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Play music on multiple iPhones synced through wifi, on several bluetooth speakers

So a mate and I have each our Bluetooth speaker. (Incidentally the same speakers, but this shouldn't matter.) We would like to sync our iPhones to play music on both speakers simultaneously, either ...
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Unable to sync two specific songs to Apple devices

I usually have no trouble syncing music to my iPhone, and before I got the iPhone, my iPod. But there are two specific songs that never want to sync from iTunes to ANY device - "Close to Me" by The ...
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iTunes wont sync items to iPhone after Family Sharing set up

I ran into issue where my iTunes on Windows wont sync any data to iPhone 6 after I set up Family Sharing. Any ideas how to fix this? There are no error messages, photos sync just ok but music does ...
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Getting iCloud contacts on local machine

Is there a folder or sql database that contains all the user's iCloud contact information? I've found one in Library/Mobile Documents that lists contacts on my mac, but not the ones that are in ...
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Setting background image to dropbox file doesn't update background

Im trying to have my desktop background be an image stored on my dropbox account. My dropbox folder is linked in my home directory. When i set the background to this photo and then change the photo ...
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iPhone 4S dropped down the toilet

I have dropped my iPhone down the toilet (it was in my back pocket) for some reason my new phone has not registered with iCloud and wouldn't load my old photos from the broken phone and they ...
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File Sharing section in itunes is missing [duplicate]

I remember that there was a feature in iTunes that allows to show, add and delete data from every single app on a synced apple device (iPhone or iPad) from the PC. I wanted to do it today but the file ...
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How to stop two phones that are synced together

My and my daughters phones are synced together. We're sharing the same storage. My phone continually tells me that I don't have enough storage space. How do I remove my daughters contents off my phone ...
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Mail.app does not sync Junk folder with Gmail

I am running Mail.app on Yosemite with a few Gmail accounts on IMAP. Everything is syncing just fine, with the exception of the Junk folders: every time I use "Erase junk mail...", the emails are ...
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Will my old messages appear on a newly synced apple device?

If I sync my icloud to another apple device, such as an iPad - Will the messages that are already on my iPhone appear on the iPad or will it only be newly received or outgoing messages that appear? ...
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How to remove apps from iTunes? 12.2.x

I have a bunch of iphone apps inside Itunes, one of them automatically tries to install itself whenever I remove it from the phone. (Its button in the App itunes list shows "Installing") If try to ...
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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 to export Calibre's library for Database Support?

I have used Calibre but I would like get more freedom in exporting it elsewhere for edits. I would like to do quality assurance of my books, papers and literature. Calibre does not communicate with ...
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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 ...