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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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 16gb 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

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 ...