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 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 ...
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Make iTunes playlist track changes in iPhone library?

I'm looking to use iTunes to load entire albums onto an iPhone, then pick out the best tracks from the albums by deleting other tracks, and preserve the collection of best tracks. Here's my ideal ...
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cant sync songs to my iphone 5 after latest upgrade to 6.1.4

i recently upgraded my ios to 6.1.4. during the upgrade it completely wiped all my data and so i did a restore which worked fine. but now i cannot add any new music to my iphone. when i do sync music ...
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Delete iCloud bookmark only from a specific computer

I have iCloud Safari bookmark syncing set up on two Macs and an iPhone. Is it possible to delete a bookmark (or set of bookmarks) from one machine only, so that they continue to exist on the other two ...
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Google Drive for OS sometimes unable to connect.

Sometimes Google drive for OS X turns gray telling it is unable to connect. The only cure is quit and launch again and it immediately starts to work. The Resume in menu is inactive. What causes ...
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iCloud contacts not syncing correctly

I have enabled Google CardDAV contact synching some time ago and disabled iCloud (contacts). Now I wanted to reenable iCloud synching too... I see some contacts on iCloud.com and on my Mac - probably ...
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I want to remove all songs from iPhone 5, have unchecked and synced but iTunes still says I have 5GB of audio!

I always thought I knew a fair amount about iPhones/iTunes etc but this has me stumped! I have a 16 GB iPhone 5 running the latest version of iTunes on a Windows Laptop. I do not have iTunes Match. ...
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How to import iPhone pictures directly to Flickr to save space?

I don't like to keep pictures on my small Macbook Air SSD nor on my iPhone, so I am wondering is there a way to upload iPhone pictures directly to my Flickr account without having to import them on my ...
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Why doesn't iTunes backup every time I charge my iPhone?

I read years ago when they introduced wireless syncing with iTunes, that they would backup my phone every time I would charge my phone wirelessly. I waited years and to this day this still doesn't ...
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move iTunes metadata about iPhone and iPad to new Mac

I transferred my music library from one Mac (running iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion) to another Mac (running iTunes 10 on Mountain Lion). This has worked fine, with one major exception. When I plug in ...
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Copying one video from Mac to Iphone without syncing

I need to copy a video file from my Macbook to my Iphone 4. The Iphone is not synced to this Macbook but to my home computer, but I'm away from home, and I don't want to sync it to the Macbook because ...
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DiskAid stuck “Checking Tracks Already in iTunes”

I downloaded DiskAid yesterday and am trying to move songs over from my iPod to my iMac. There is a window that says "Checking Tracks Already in iTunes" that has been spinning since yesterday. It ...
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Deleting photos

When I try to delete my photos from my iphone to get more storage space (which I have run out of) it says that they will delete every where. I don't want then to be deleted from my iPad as my iPad ...
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Playlists deleted from iTunes after deleted on iPhone

I have my iPhone synced with iTunes. There were some playlists synced. I needed some free space on my iPhone once, so I deleted all playlists from my iPhone to make some space for video recording. ...
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How can I remove songs from the Music app on my iPhone?

How do I edit songs that are in the Music app on my iPhone 5? I need to delete some songs that were automatically synced that I don't want.
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Syncing old phone with new computer - what is this message?

I have a new Mac but I'm using my iPhone. Previously I had "Notes" synced between my phone and the old Mac. Now I have notes on my phone that I don't want to lose, and I'm trying to set up the iCloud ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...