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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New Photos App on Yosemite Isn't Syncing Smart Albums to my iPhone or iPad

All my photos transferred just fine from iPhoto to Photos. My albums (smart and regular) are also all there too. I'm using iCloud to sync my library to my iPhone and my iPad and at first it removed ...
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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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What do I do when I get a “sync session failed to start” message when syncing iPhone to itunes?

The context is that I'm restoring my wife's new replacement iPhone from a backup. It already did the first sync, where it gets all the settings and whatnot, but not the apps. Tried the second sync, ...
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How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
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Voice memos not being deleted from iTunes

I have iTunes (10.0.1) syncing with my iPhone (4.1) with the Voice Memos option enabled. I created a single voice memo. I synced the phone and the voice memo transferred correctly. I then deleted it ...
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How do I force iOS Reminders to sync?

Reminders on iOS is often out of sync with Reminders on my other devices and iCloud. How do I force it to sync?
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What’s the best way to view all my iCloud Documents without opening different apps?

I frequently have to copy over documents to and fro iCloud and my Desktop. It’s really tedious to open each iWork app, search through the list, copy my file and repeat. Is it possible to view all my ...
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Notes not syncing to and from iCloud from OS X Yosemite

Okay, this is extremely frustrating and weird. I've had syncing of notes to iCloud turned on for a while, and I was never really able to figure out when the notes were synced. It always seemed pretty ...
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How to completely disable Ubiquity (iCloud syncing?) in Mavericks or above?

I'm trying to debug a strange problem that is causing a Mac to unpredictably switch off instantly without warning. Looking at logs, the entries most recent before this last happened were to do with ...
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Force contacts to sync with iCloud right now

I just updated a contact's phone number in the Mac Contacts app. Now I want to call them on my iPhone (4S), but my iPhone does not have the new number. Both the Mac and the iPhone are configured to ...
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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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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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iCloud Photo Library out of sync

I tried using iCloud Photo Library, but now it is out of sync. There are albums on icloud.com that do not appear on my Mac's Photo.app. I would like for those albums to appear on my Mac. I tried ...
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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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Wi-Fi sync with iPhone and iPad fails often

When I try to sync my iPhone or iPad via Wi-Fi it happens very often that the symbol of the device disappears after iTunes is telling me that it's searching the device. After a couple of minutes the ...
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When does Numbers sync spreadsheets?

In Numbers, connected to wifi (good bandwidth), after modifying a spreadsheet I go back to "Spreadsheets". Then I wait for the Arrow ↑ to appear, as it indicates that Numbers is syncing with iCloud. ...
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Clash of Clans Bases and Game Center Accounts

About a month ago I bought a new iPhone. Previously, I had been playing Clash of Clans on another device on one Game Center account. When I bought the iPhone, I set up another Game Center account. I ...
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Can I sync my iPhone with the new Apple Photos app via iTunes / without iCloud?

I would like to sync my photos from my Mac to my iPhone using the new Apple Photos app without using iCloud, like it was possible with the old iPhoto app and iTunes on the Mac.
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Bidirectional Sync of iPhone/iDevice Photos and Albums to Third Party Clouds

It is a complete mystery to me why this challenge has not been dealt with and solved, and why not more people are complaining about it on the web: I use my iPhone as my main camera. I use it to snap ...
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Why won't iBooks Sync epubs or PDFs to my iPad?

I'm aware of this question but it is now quite old. If I create a collection in iBooks on OSX (Yosemite, 10.10.3) and add a book (epub - not puchased via iBooks), it does not sync to my iPad (3rd gen, ...
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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iTunes keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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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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Why can't I see some of my notes from my iphone on my macbook?

There are some notes that I created on my iphone and i can't see them on my macbook pro. I have icloud turned on everywhere and I do see certain notes synced across my devices but some are just on ...
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icloud notes not fully loading on ios 8.1, OSX Yosemite & icloud.com

I'm about to upgrade my Mac OS X to Yosemite version 10.10.1, but since its broken on icloud.com and iOS 8.1, I'm asking this question. I have a critical Notes page in my iCloud account which is ...
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iTunes 12 fails to sync on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.2) and also other apps

In order to fix this bug I've been trying everything I could find on the internet. Basically whenever I try to sync music or videos from iTunes to my iPhone (they have both the latest version) and ...
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My icloud password does not work when prompted on start up.

This is a problem that is driving me nuts. I have tried everything I can find to get this to resolve. When I start my computer, I get a popup that wants my icloud password. I enter it and the password ...
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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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iPhone 5s calendar won't delete all events of the repeated event

I added one of my classes to my phone calendar and repeated it to every week. For some reason I think it synced with my iCloud or uni site or something so all the details such as what room the ...
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Why are some of my songs on iTunes greyed out?

I added a new song to my iTunes library and it's greyed out on iTunes and won't transfer to my phone. It was first saying it wouldn't transfer due to storage. I deleted a lot of storage so I now have ...
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How do I use UTC with NTP?

Looking at: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH9069 How do I set the clock to use UTC with NTP? (This is in the context of synchronizing the Mac with the Linux server, both should be using UTC and, ...
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On iphone sync, can I skip transfer of purchases from iphone to computer?

I really hate syncing my phone these days because whenever I do I have to wait for all the apps I've downloaded since last sync to transfer to the computer. I download a lot of apps so this process ...
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iPod Touch only transferring purchased music

I'm having a problem with my new iPod Touch gen 5. Only purchased music is transferring to the iPod. It's also not transferring my playlists. All the music still plays in iTunes on my computer. There ...
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Why isn't my music syncing from itunes to my ipod?

I recently got a replacement Ipod touch 5. I restored it and got all of my songs off of icloud. However. Songs I didn't purchase (such as being downloaded from CDs) are in my itunes library on my ...
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Can iCloud notes be synced with different accounts?

Is it possible to synchronize notes with different accounts? For example, if I write something in my notes - my friend will open his notes with his account and see the change. Is this possible?
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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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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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How to sync folders between iPad and Mac?

I have a jailbroken iPad and a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite with PPSSPP (PSP emulator) installed on both. What I need is to make folder with saves automatically sync every now and then. My first ...
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Missing iOS iMessage showing in OSX Messages

This is the second time this has happened to me in the past couple of days so it starts to bother me: somebody sends me an iMessage, that I never get on my iPhone (4S iOS 8.2) but I do get on my ...
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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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Is there a way to sync bookmarks between chrome and safari on an ongoing basis?

I have Chrome and Safari both installed on my Mac. My underlying need is wanting to use Chrome on my MacBook Pro and to have all bookmarks I create to sync to mobile Safari on my iOS devices. ...
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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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How to sync Yosemite Photos library to Synology Diskstation?

I'd like to know if anyone has found a way to sync the new Photos app on Yosemite with a Synology diskstation. I know backing up is easily done either using Time Machine or another app, but I want to ...
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How can I sync history of Safari?

Question is in the header. I know that Google Chrome stores his history in sqlite database, and there's impossible to sync Chrome's history. Can I do this with Safari? I didn't find this option.
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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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Sharing business contact list between iPhones

I am looking for best way to have two groups of contacts (personal and business), and the business ones I need to be synced with some of my employees. But I can't find best way to do it. If I use ...
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iphone 5c could not be synced an unknown error occured (-4)

Every time I try to synced music from my laptop to iPhone I get this message; I tried to reinstall Itunes I updated the iphone software, nothing works!! I can't transfer any music on my Iphone from my ...
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OS X Yosemite shares browser tabs between two different Macs, although iCloud-Safari is turned off

Yesterday I got crazy with a very special behavior of two of our iMacs (running with the latest Yosemite). If you open a browser Tab in Safari or Chrome on the first iMac, it automatically opens in ...
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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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An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly

Why do I get the following message in iTunes when syncing my iPhone(s)/iPad(s) to iTunes wirelessly on Windows Vista Ultimate? An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly. ...