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 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 ...
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How to sync 2 hard drives without being connected to them at the same time?

Set-up: 1 external hard drive at work 1 external hard drive at home Macbook that travels between work and home Hard drive contains iTunes Music Library that I like to have synced between home and ...
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Does anything get deleted when synchronising an iPod Touch to a new PC?

I have an iPod Touch 4 full with music, apps, photos, notes and so on. I have bought a new PC and would like to synchronize my iPod with it from now on. I have not all the files on iTunes on the new ...
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iTunes sync stuck on step 5: Importing Photos

When I'm trying to sync my iPad 4 (iOS7) using my Macbook (Mavericks) it stucks on the stage "Importing photos". It was syncing for more than 9 hours with absolutely no progress until I cancelled it. ...
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ntpd: consistently incorrect time on mid-2013 MacBook Air

I'm using ICMP time stamping on my mid-2013 MacBook Air, and I need my clock to have an accuracy of no worse than 1ms. I see that ntpd is running, with the default settings, and /etc/ntp.conf ...
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Sync iOS7 device to PPC OSX 10.5.8?

Can an iOS 7 device (iPad 2 for instance) be synchronized with a PPC Mac with OSX 10.5.8 and the latest iTunes for it, which I believe is iTunes 10.6.3?
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Seamless listening from iPhone to iMac?

Is there any way to synchronise music playback position between iOS and OS X, so that I can go from listening to a song on my iPhone, then continue listening to it at the same place on my computer ...
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How do I sync my calendars from iPhone to MacBook Air?

I can't seem to sync my calendar from my iPhone 4S to my MacBook Air. It seemed to work automatically before, but now has stopped transferring the files since I've moved country from UK to New ...
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Adding an IMAP account without saving emails locally in Mail 7.0

I want to add an IMAP-account to Mail. Since I've used this account for many years, it contains thousands of emails and archive folders, and I really don't want to fill up my SSD with that. I ...
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Find which songs failed to sync

I've got about 6000 songs in my iTunes library. I just got a new iPhone and after synching I found that there were about 60 fewer songs on it than there was in my library. However I didn't get any ...
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Only one way sync with MS Exchange server in OS X 10.9 Calendar

Since my fresh install of OS X 10.9 Mavericks I have problems syncing my Calendar with the MS Exchange server (version 2008). When I add an appointment in the Exchange calender in Calendar on my OS X ...
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Sync between Mac & PC version control system

Having both a PC & Mac for work, I would like to synchronize development between both devices. I could just use Dropbox or Google Drive, but I would like to have version control (git or ...
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Synchronize iBooks across multiple Macs running Mavericks

I'm wondering if it's possible to keep iBooks in Sync between various computers (running Mac OS X mavericks) under the same iCloud account. I set up my iBooks but synchronization only happens between ...
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iPhone 4s and iCloud only partially syncing

I'm having trouble syncing -- my iCloud and iPhone 4s (running iOS 5.1.1) only partially sync with one another. I.e., new entries sync, as do changes to contacts that appear in both. BUT… I have ...
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iPhone 5 sync won't complete, stalls at waiting for changes to be applied

I have an iPhone 5. Since the latest update to iOS 7, my ripped music won't sync to my phone. The sync stalls at "waiting for changes to be applied". I've run the sync diagnostic, and it indicates ...
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sync calendar and contacts without iCloud in Mavericks

How can I sync calender and contacts in Mavericks and iOS 7 without using iCloud (or any cloud for that matter)? Is the only option really to setup a CalDav and CardDav server in my local home WiFi ...
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Mavericks Calendar sync with Google seems entirely broken?

In a long drawn out story that started with trying to implement CardDAV (I'd like to store my contacts on google if possible), I removed my google account from Internet Accounts, which had existed ...
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iOS 7 Syncing Headaches (iTunes 11)

NEW NOTE: None of my fixes have seemed to work in real world, day-to-day use. So I now just check of “Manually manage music & videos.” Apple really need to fix this. NOTE: The description in ...
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Sync Outlook mails with iPad 2 via iTunes or any without Internet connection?

I haven't found any way for syncing my Outlook mails via iTunes with USB cable to my iPad 2. Do you know any method or program for syncing your mails to read them later on the iPad without an Internet ...
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apps/music/photo sync **after** clean install of iOS 7

I am preparing to upgrade to iOS 7.0+ via a clean install. From what I've read, this method is best to minimize the chance of taking a hit on battery performance. If I understand correctly, a clean ...
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MacBook Air syncing with my iTunes on my iPhone

I plugged my iPhone into my MacBook thinking that all my iTunes music on my iPhone would magically sync onto my new MacBook Air... unfortunately not, there is only one song in my iTunes library on my ...
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iPhone 4 with updated iOS 7 not synching some contacts

Since updating to iOS 7 on my iPhone 4, the home address of some of Outlook contacts do not sync to the phone. Some contacts will show home and work, and some will not show any address on the iPhone. ...
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I can't sync photos from my iPhone 3gs to my mac

I can't to sync the photos from the camera roll on my iPhone 3gs to my mac. I have had slight water damage to the phone in the past yet it is still functioning. When I went to see someone about this ...
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Purpose of groups & subgroup feature, in iOS contacts?

I have searched and to my surprise I can't seem to locate the answer to this what I thought would be common everyday problem. Can someone please explain to me what the purpose of the "groups" feature ...
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Automaticallly sync select folders between two Macs over LAN

I'm working on two Macs, an iMac and a MacBook, both under OS X 10.8.5. There are several GB of data that I need on both computers. I have used Dropbox and ownCloud, but I don't see why I need to ...
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How can I import photos not in the camera roll from iPad to mac? [duplicate]

The photos in my iPad is synced from iPhoto in my mac, so they are not in the camera roll. But unfortunately I formatted my drive so the iPhoto library in my mac is gone. Now all the photo is in my ...
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how to download Rando photos from iPhone to Mac

I've been playing around with the iOS app Rando, which anonymously exchanges photos with people around the world. Is there some way to download these photos to my Mac? To be clear -- the photos I take ...
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Contacts won't sync

Help - new widow, non-tech - IOS 7 won't sync my contacts; they're on my laptop, but won't appear on my 5S; error says: Cannot sync to the iphone because the mail accounts are in use on the iphone. ...
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How do I change iTunes Wi-Fi Synch Settings

I need to change the Wi-Fi Synch settings to synch with my new laptop. My iPhone was originally set up to synch with a different laptop. How do I change the settings on the phone to synch with my ...
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iOS7 Contacts Have All Disappeared

I upgraded to iOS 7 yesterday. Today, all my contacts suddenly vanished. They were working in iOS 7 this morning, but have since disappeared. I'm not syncing contacts with an external system ...
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How do I reset iCloud podcasts syncing?

So, since I updated iTunes to version 11.1, my podcasts library went a little crazy. Some episodes were deleted from my Mac and all episodes are now marked with the little blue pin (saying they're ...
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Faces from Aperture synced over OS X and iPhone in their Contacts?

I have faces in the images of Aperture. I would like to use the faces there for my Contacts in OS X and iPhone. How can I get this syncronization thing working?
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Open and edit Markdown files with Google Drive iOS App

Is there a way to open, edit and save back files from the iOS Google Drive app? I've tried some Markdown iOS apps, but I can't seem to open the files from within the Google Drive app. Are there any ...
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iPhone contacts aren't syncing to iCloud

Contacts on my iPhone 4 are not syncing to iCloud even though it is set as on. It is a new phone, and the contacts synced when I first set up iCloud, but not since. I have tried "backup now" and new ...
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Transferring music

I have an iPhone 4, and using iTunes 11.0.5.5. I've been trying to upload music (mp3 and music videos) to my iPhone, but after the sync button, nothing gets uploaded. I've tried dragging items to the ...
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Can't sync iPhone 5 due to old OS X version

I just bought an iPhone 5 and I want to synchronize it with my iTunes library but when I connect the iPhone to my Mac I get a message saying that the iPhone can't be used because it requires iTunes ...
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How can I reject sync changes for my OS X Contacts?

I have my OS X Mountain Lion contacts hooked up to synchronize with Google Contacts. Every once in a while, I receive a notice that "Syncing with Google Contacts will change more than 25% of your ...
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Syncing iPhone 4S music only

Will syncing iPhone delete existing photos on iPhone? I want to sync new songs but not sure if it will delete my valuable photos.
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Sync ratings bidirectional between iOS and iTunes on PC?

Is it possible to synchronize library meta-data, specifically the star ratings, bidirectionally between iTunes on PC and iPad? I am rarely listening to music, but if I do so, it is likely on the iPad ...
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Sync apps from computer to iPhone using iTunes

I am unable to transfer apps from my computer to iPhone 5 running 6.0.1. Whenever I click on the Install button the button changes to Will Install. Similarly, as soon as I click on the Sync button. ...
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Why is there no iPhone in my iTunes 11 window?

I'm setting up a new Windows PC and trying to persuade iTunes to sync my Outlook contacts and calendar. In the answer for Where did the "sync" button go in iTunes 11? there's a picture ...