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 MP3s from PC to iPhone (which isn't currently synced with the PC)?

I have an iPhone 4 (with iOS 6.x on it) that is not synced with any computer. How can I copy MP3s from a PC to my iPhone? iTunes is not synced with the phone so I cannot put the MP3s into the library ...
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Solution/Script to automatically sync Safari's Reading List to Read-it-Later services like Pocket or Evernote?

MacOSX contextual menus allow me use Pocket [Formerly Read it later] to archive all, and also read, some of the enormous amounts of content that I come across daily on my browser of choice - Safari. ...
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Cloud-sycning MS Office documents on OS X/iOS

I understand that iCloud does not synchronise MS Office Docs. What other options are available to synchronise and back-up my MS Office Docs across MacBook, iPad, etc.
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Sync photos via iTunes on multiple Macs / Manually manage photos

My intention is to sync photos to a iOS device using multiple Macs/PCs. But every time I connect my device to a new computer, iTunes wants to delete all of my synced photos. I would prefer using ...
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How to sync voice memos with itunes over air

How can I sync my voice memos on iphone with my macbook over air? It works with cable but I want to work over air. Is that possible?
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Cannot sync ringtone

I have iTunes 11, I'm trying to sync a ringtone to my iPhone, but the ringtone is not added to my ringtones folder (settings->sounds->ringtone) in iOS. The file has a m4r format, and it's currently ...
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iPhone Notes synced on different accounts do not push to the Mac

Mac does not receive all notes from Phone. Apparently I changed the default to Gmail and now those notes do not appear on the Mac. I have tried changing Mac settings and accounts. Is there a way to ...
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Prevent itunes from synching apps

I am looking for a way to prevent iTunes from synching app to the iphone. Current situation: I only back the iphone up with iTunes - icloud backup is not feasible to me - and connect it to iTunes a ...
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Sync iPhone Without Charging

Title says it all. Is there a way to sync an iPhone with iTunes (tethered) without charging it concurrently? An answer below indicated that this was possible by either modifying or purchasing a ...
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Sharing Google Calendar with wife so she can see it on iPhone

So I have two calendars that I share with my wife. One is normal (which she can see all details for) and the other (my counseling calendar) is for my therapy client schedule. I want her to be able to ...
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No syncing between iCloud and iPad

I've been using a Mac account for years. Just checked on my iPad that only posts made on iCloud the last 30 days are on Calendar. None of the older ones appear. I've already turn off and on on ...
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iPad fails to sync : unknown error 1140

Recently whenever I try to sync my iPad to my iMac I get the following error message: 27/04/2013 14:34:01.376 AppleMobileDeviceHelper[3815]: ...
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Sync contacts with mountain lion mac contact list

How do I sync mountain lion contact list to yahoo contact list?
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synching problem

I'v just upgraded to an iphone 5 after my old 4 died, battery dead and charging mechanism kaput, so not able to transfer data phone to phone. Tried it on mac at home and it says I need min version 11 ...
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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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Syncing iPad with iPhone

I have an iPhone and recently purchased an iPad, and I'd like to sync all the song's I've already got in my iPhone, into my iPad. How can I do this? I have iTunes but cant seem to sync.
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“Automatically install new apps” not working

I've got "Automatically install new apps" checked on all my iDevices, but it hardly ever does what it says. For example, I just downloaded three new apps to my computer and then did a Sync operation ...
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iPod Nano 7th Generation - Lost Library

I'm a new user of iPod Nano and a senior so this is all fairly intimidating. I synced my iPod Nano the other day and after charging my device and safely removing it, when I reconnected the iPod, I ...
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Sync apps preferences between multiple Macs

I tend to keep all my stuff in Dropbox. Now that I bought a second Mac, I thought that keeping also my applications preferences in Dropbox would have been a good idea. I managed to sync some of the ...
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iPad can't be backed to iTunes 11 in Mountain Lion

Since updating to iOS 6.1.3 I am no longer able to copy files onto iPad and can't back up to my main Mac Pro with Mountain Lion and iTunes 11.0.2. I first thought it was the iPad, but now it's ...
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Symlink to hidden file

I have 2 macs, and use Dropbox a lot. On my MacBook I have one folder synced with Dropbox (through a symlink, ln -s ~/folder ~/Dropbox) that is actually in my ~/Library directory, so it's hidden. It ...
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Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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How do I sync all my apple devices?

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPhone (4S) and just recently received my iPad mini through the post. I am wondering how I can sync all of my devices so that every contact, app and music are on all three ...
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iPhone not showing any option of sync

I have a iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1.3, I usually sync it with iTunes running on OS X 10.8.3 however for the last few days there is no option of sync , only the summary tab is shown and nothing else, please ...
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How to sync time between Windows and OS X?

I'm using OS X Mountain Lion with Windows 8 installed via Boot Camp. When I switch between Windows and OS X the time in each operative system is different, exist a difference approximately of 4 hours ...
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How do I add hundreds of ebooks to ibooks collection?

I usually use Dropbox to get my epub files into iBooks. This works quite well when I only need to add one file at a time, but now I've received a collection of a few hundred epub files. I am really ...
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GitHub-Style Collaborative iTunes Backup?

Alright, here's a funny question. I'm a DJ, and I use iTunes locally on my MacBook Air for my music. I also have my backup hard drive, to which I have copied my iTunes library to as the master ...
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Download App updates seperately for Mac and iPad?

If I download iPad App updates via iTunes on a Mac, shouldn't they automatically sync when I connect the iPad to the Mac? I plugged an iPad 3 (iOS 6.1.3) into a Mac (OS X 10.6.8) running iTunes ...
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iPhone5 (iOS 6.0.1) not syncing with iTunes 11.0.2(26)

In itunes under apps tab, it list all the app which i have in my itunes account. When I click on Install button of the app, button name gets changed to will install & also on the right side it ...
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Can I put music files on an iPod without iTunes?

I can't find any definitive info on this and I need to know for sure before I purchase one. I hate iTunes with a burning passion, but I like iPods and I have a whole lot of music on my PC. How can I ...
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iCloud sync issues

I'm trying to trouble-shoot my syncing problem; I have my Apple ID for my iPhone 5 and iMac desktop, and my wife has her Apple ID for her iPad 2 and iPhone 4. Is this setup preventing all of our ...
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iTunes trying to sync every app I have on my Mac?

This is driving me mad. I've been keeping my iPhone and iTunes in sync for ages, and today all the the sudden iTunes tries to sync every single app on my Mac to iPhone, instead of just the one I ...
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iCal won't change what calendar events are saved on

My usual issue goes something like this: Click to add new event, under the default calendar Add details, etc, and save Later on, when I want to move it to a different calendar, I edit it, and ...
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Files synced by Synk Pro have wrong owner on both synchronized Macs – how can I fix it?

I sync some folders within my Home folder between two Macs (running Lion and Mountain Lion) using Synk Pro, a commercial live file sync application. I have the same account name on both computers. ...
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How to determine which apps iTunes will copy from iOS, to stop a deleted app being resurrected?

I don't sync my iPad often, but when I do I almost always get the following question from iTunes: ' iTunes has found purchased items on the iPad [or iPhone] "[device name]" that are not present in ...
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How do I make iTunes capable of deleting from my iPad?

It seems iTunes can't erase anything on my iPad! How do I make iTunes capable of deleting from my iPad? And is it possible that iCloud / iTunes are somehow clashing with one another here? Since ...
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How to sync Yahoo Mail with OS X?

Ever since I moved to a MacBook Air from a PC about two weeks ago, I have had a problem in syncing my Yahoo Sent Mail on my MacBook Air with my iPad and iPHone. What gets synced is some old sent mail ...
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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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Share a Mail.app mailbox between multiple computers

I have a Mail.app mailbox on my Mac where I archive mails received from an IMAP account which has a relatively strict quota on mailbox size (500MB). I write mails into the archive once a month (as I ...
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Photos are being swapped between both iphones

I had iphone4 which I sent overseas to a friend. And I purchased iphone5 which I am using. Just lately I've been getting his photos that he takes and photos which I take of my family are going to his ...
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cannot get my google contacts to show even after setting up the exchange account microsoft exchange

I have all my contacts in Google Contacts, so I was wondering is there anyway I could sync them with the contacts on the phone? I have spent hours trawling through stuff online today, and can see a ...
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Duplicate songs when sync with iPad 1

When I connect my first-gen iPad to my Mac, I have in duplicates in my iTunes. This song have a gray font and have a circle next to their names. Here is a screenshot: Any idea how to remove this ...
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App to sync local folder with Amazon S3 service storage?

I have an account with Amazon S3 service storage. I also have the Transmit app which allow me to sync any local folder with Amazon S3. It works fine but I want this to be done in a scheduled way ...
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Wireless both way sync of photos on iPhone

iTunes allows you to "sync" pictures however this only copies files from Mac to iPhone, forcing me to do it manually over the USB cable if I want to copy my photos from iPhone to my Mac. I'm running ...
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add a certain episode to Podcasts app

I am using the Apple Podcasts app and I have setup iTunes to sync the last 10 unplayed episodes of each podcast feed to my iPhone 5. Now I found an old episode that I want to listen to but that one ...
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Adding a playlist to a cleared iTunes library, to be synced to half-full iPod

my Apple-curious father has come up with a novel question - I was wondering if anyone had advice as how to solve? Being fond of a certain type of music, he's gradually filled up his iPod with his ...
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Delete a device from iCloud

I sold my old Mac but it still appears in the list of iCloud devices e.g. in Safari Tabs. Is there a way of deleting devices from the 'iCloud sync list'?
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Hotmail synced contact incoming name do not appear

I just bought an iPhone 4S and successfully managed to synchronize it with my Hotmail account, all in terms of mail, calendar and contacts. However, although my contacts are visible and accessible in ...
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iTunes can't sync contacts as contacts has been disabled on iPhone

I am getting this error message. itunes can't sync contacts as contacts has been disabled on iphone Configuration: iOS 6.1, iphone 4
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Is there an iPad text editor that supports c and Objective C and has an elegant dropbox sync solution?

I've been using Textastic and the Obj-C support is great but the Dropbox connection is kind of like firing blind — there's not really a way to tell whether the server or the iPad has the latest ...