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 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 ...
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Trigger Automator workflow on HDD mount

I want to know if there is some way to trigger a workflow when an external HDD is plugged. I want to mirror one folder in my local machine to backup it. Target folder will be in the external HDD and ...
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Problem with synchronization between MS Oulook and Apple software

I am using Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and MS Office 2011 (which includes Outlook). How synchronization works (as far as I know). You first choose (this is a tool of Outlook) to synchronize Outlook ...
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Apple Calendar Sync

I have two Apple IDs (one for work and one home, which is new to me). I recently shared the two calendars with each other. They are showing up as linked on the bottom when I click on the calendar ...
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Song cannot be played on this iPhone

I have recently added a number of songs to my iTunes playlist (all mp3s). When syncing them over to my iPhone I get an error saying that 'X track cannot be played on this iPhone'. What could be the ...
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Will a new keychain be synchronized over iCloud?

If I create a new personal Keychain, in this example I called "Test", everything I save into my new "Test" goes to my iCloud too? Or remain just local into my computer?
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Extracting Voice Memos from iPhone to iTunes

I am currently doing some coursework for my exams, and part of my IT project is to record some audio, and assess it. I recorded this audio on my iPhone, and I plan on using Audacity to edit it. I am ...
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Tracks not syncing from Mac to iPhone

I have an album with two tracks in it on my Mac that does not sync to my phone despite being explicitly selected to sync. At first the two tracks were unchecked (because I didn't want them in smart ...
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Can't sync Calendar to iOS7 iPod Touch 5 via USB

I connect my iPod Touch 5 running iOS7 to my 2011 13" MacBook Pro running Mavericks and iTunes 11.2.2 (3). "Sync calendars" is ticked. I sync. Calendar app on iPod won't sync. It displays outdated ...
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What might be the problem with the authorization of my laptop while syncing the iPhone?

I tried to sync music onto my iPhone using iTunes. The process was halted by a dialog box that said my computer wasn't authorized to sync the iPhone, so I have to authorize it. I did that and again ...
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Is there a way to sync music from more than one iTunes account to one iPod?

I got an iPod Touch 4th Gen from a friend, and she left all of her music on it so I could have a larger music library. The problem is, I don't know if there is a way to sync my library with the iPod ...
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how to add few music files to iPhone which is “manually managed” by a different PC?

I have an iPhone which is set up to "Manually manage" music on a PC that I don't have access to right now. How can I add few more MP3 files to it with another PC/Mac, which will be available for ...
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Using rsync to sync between 2 Macs wirelessly

I have two Macs, I would like to use rsync to sync the home folder, preferences (if it's possible) and Applications. I want rsync to run automatically if any file in these two Macs are changed, I ...
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How to keep 2 Macs in sync completely [duplicate]

I got 2 Macs at home, one for main usage and one for project-working at school. Is it possible to keep 2 Macs in sync completely? (Wirelessly) For example: Documents and Data, Applications, Movies, ...
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Ical and Iphone 5s - Syncing Issue

This problem started about a week ago: When I add events to my Google Calendar via iPhone they do not sync with iCal. When I add events to my Google Calendar via iCal they do sync to my iPhone. I ...
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Mother's iPhone not syncing properly with iTunes

Back in November of 2013, me and my sister decided to get the iPhone 5Cs. We went to a Target. Since I knew my password, I was able to sync all of my things properly. The problem is is that when my ...
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Problem Syncing Between iPhone and iPad

I just got an iPhone recently — previously I owned iPad and iPod. I tried to sync the the contacts that was on the iPad to the iPhone, but the contacts were not synced properly (I see no contacts on ...
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What are good bi-directional, real-time synchronization utilities between Mac local folder and web server?

I have an iMac that is connected to my local network (and, subsequently, the Internet) that has a folder named DocShare. I have a web server hosted off-site through a hosting company, with a similar ...
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Mobile account, syncing certain files

Under mobile account preferences I have selected "Home folder". What exactly is the home folder and how can I find out where mine is? What else does it include, for example does it include the folder ...
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Why are contacts synced between our two phones?

I had a iPhone 4 and after 2 years got an iPhone 5. I gave my wife the 4 and we share contacts if I add one it goes to her phone if I delete hers on my phone it delete from her phone too. How can we ...
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Syntax for rsync's exclude-from option

I am trying to write a script that will copy my music to a SD card. I would like to skip the Podcast and Automatically Add to Library directories. I wrote a txt file called 'exclude.txt' which has ...
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How can I upload music from an iPhone to a PC without iTunes? [duplicate]

I am looking for an app that will let me transfer media from iPhone 5 to a PC without iTunes sync. It has 3 atributes that I like: works on any Windows upload media with no iTunes sync multiple iOS ...
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How to completely remove emails in OS X?

So I added a Google account to Mac os X and then I decided to fetch my google mails by using "Mail" application.. But then I kept the Google account but removed the "Mail" application from the Google ...
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How do I create a new playlist when all the options are greyed out?

I'm running iTunes 11.1.5 under Mavericks 10.9.2. Because I have a very large music collection I keep it on an external drive. I have six recorded lectures I'd like to sync with my iPad. How do I ...
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Syncing iPhone 4 for the first time and it's restoring it from another backup

My grandma wanted music on her iPhone 4, so I connected it to a PC. I chose the new iPhone option, but it looks like it is restoring it from my dad's phone. Is there any way to get it back to setting ...
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Sync iTunes library with Dropbox without letting iTunes organize the folders and files

I have an old MacBook on which I'm using iTunes to listen to my music. What is important to me is that I organize the folders and filenames of my music manually, i.e. I have the box "Keep iTunes Media ...
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Local WiFi sync in Mavericks 10.9.3 iTunes

With iTunes contact and calendar sync over USB reinstated in 10.9.3, does this change also reinstate the ability to locally synchronize over WiFi (i.e. not cloud sync) as is available in Mountain ...