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 to Sync iphone contacts to gmail

I have the old iphone 3GS LATEST IOS I used to open Itunes to put songs on the phone etc and if I wanted to I would (manually)sync my phone. Syncing the phone enacts whatever your options are set to. ...
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iCloud and Email and syncing

I am a little bit confused as to how best to setup my devices to have the best battery life and best syncing options. I have an iMac, iPad mini & iPhone 5. Currently I use Google Apps (Gmail) to ...
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iTunes asks to transfer purchased apps from iPhone even though app sync is off

A few weeks after iOS 5 came out, I disabled app syncing with my phone. I still sync my media with the computer. Today when I synced my phone, it asked to transfer purchases from my phone to my ...
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iOS Sync Device Name

I have set up Google sync on my all my devices as I use the iOS Chrome app. When using the Chrome app I click on 'other devices' and my iMac device name shows up as iMac-2. I was wondering if it's ...
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Does iTunes erase the content that I have in my iPhone 4 (which are contents from an iCloud backup) when I sync?

Recently my laptop broke down and I sent it to repair, but now that it's back my whole iTunes library is gone. I don't mind erasing my music since I do have a backup of it. I'm currently backing up my ...
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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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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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My old voice memos don't sync via iTunes

I have switched computer which I'm using to sync with my iPhone 3Gs. The problem is that all my old voice memos aren't added to my iTunes library, but they're still on the iPhone. So I wonder how do ...
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iTunes freezes when syncing with iPhone

I have a problem with iTunes (latest version) freezing when connected to my iPhone 5 (iOs 7.1.2) via USB. It connects with my elder MacBookPro, with that iTunes, but not on my iMac. There doesn't seem ...
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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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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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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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Syncing iPhoto between two machines?

I would like to sync my iPhoto library from my Mini to my MBP. I've noticed that iPhoto simply stores all data into one iPhoto Library file. Can this be synchronised? or there are dependancies hidden ...
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Getting Music NOT purchased from iTunes, from an old computer to new computer

I am trying to get my music NOT purchased from itunes into a new itunes/computer (the music I purchased from iTunes is on the new computer). i authorized it but keep getting an error message that says ...
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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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syncing 2 dif ipads to dif users on iMac and macair?

I have an iPad mini retina; my husband will be changing the authorized user on my old ipad2 from me to himself. How can we sync each dif iPad to our iMac and macair, where I am the authorized user ...
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Two laptops authorized to play my iTunes library; what can each laptop see?

There are two computers authorized to play my iTunes library; one is my main laptop and I sync my iPhone and iPad to this. The second laptop is an old one which I gave to a friend when I upgraded. I ...
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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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Trigger Automator workflow on HDD mount

I want to know if there is some way to trigger a workflow when an external HDD is plugged. I want to mirror one folder in my local machine to backup it. Target folder will be in the external HDD and ...
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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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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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Problem with synchronization between MS Oulook and Apple software

I am using Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and MS Office 2011 (which includes Outlook). How synchronization works (as far as I know). You first choose (this is a tool of Outlook) to synchronize Outlook ...
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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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Do PDF documents in iBooks get backed up to iCloud?

Do PDF documents in iBooks get backed up to iCloud? It is very strange that there is no answer to this on official Apple forums. Searching for this online often brings up Wifi iTunes sync or using ...
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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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Does Notational Velocity/nvALT securely sync with Simplenote?

I set nvALT to use a single database to store my notes. Using a database provides the benefit of encryption. I also sync my notes using Simplenote. I just noticed this warning at the bottom of the ...
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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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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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Apple Calendar Sync

I have two Apple IDs (one for work and one home, which is new to me). I recently shared the two calendars with each other. They are showing up as linked on the bottom when I click on the calendar ...
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Sync iTunes library with Dropbox without letting iTunes organize the folders and files

I have an old MacBook on which I'm using iTunes to listen to my music. What is important to me is that I organize the folders and filenames of my music manually, i.e. I have the box "Keep iTunes Media ...
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Song cannot be played on this iPhone

I have recently added a number of songs to my iTunes playlist (all mp3s). When syncing them over to my iPhone I get an error saying that 'X track cannot be played on this iPhone'. What could be the ...
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iPhone music no longer synced with PC

My iPhone syncs with my PC. The music from my PC syncs - or rather, did - with my iPhone. It doesn't now. Actions I took that probably caused this: I transferred music from 3 CDs to my laptop ...
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How can I wirelessly transfer photos from my iPhone to my computer without using Photostream?

Sometimes I take a quick photo with my iPhone's camera and I need to get it onto my iMac. I'd love to do this wirelessly (like syncing and everything else). I'm aware that iCloud's Photostream should ...
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How to sync multiple calendars (Exchange/Google) on a Mac?

I have 2 calendars, connected to my Mac in iCal (but I am not wedded to that app); Work provided Exchange calendar My Google Calendar (also work, but provided by me) I want to have both calendars ...
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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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Can't sync music from iPhone to computer

Every time I try to sync music from my iPhone to my computer it says that it has synced with a different iTunes library before. However, I've never synced it to a different one. I once synced it ...
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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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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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Will a new keychain be synchronized over iCloud?

If I create a new personal Keychain, in this example I called "Test", everything I save into my new "Test" goes to my iCloud too? Or remain just local into my computer?
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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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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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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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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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What might be the problem with the authorization of my laptop while syncing the iPhone?

I tried to sync music onto my iPhone using iTunes. The process was halted by a dialog box that said my computer wasn't authorized to sync the iPhone, so I have to authorize it. I did that and again ...
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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. ...
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Tracks not syncing from Mac to iPhone

I have an album with two tracks in it on my Mac that does not sync to my phone despite being explicitly selected to sync. At first the two tracks were unchecked (because I didn't want them in smart ...
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Can't sync Calendar to iOS7 iPod Touch 5 via USB

I connect my iPod Touch 5 running iOS7 to my 2011 13" MacBook Pro running Mavericks and iTunes 11.2.2 (3). "Sync calendars" is ticked. I sync. Calendar app on iPod won't sync. It displays outdated ...
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Is there a way to sync music from more than one iTunes account to one iPod?

I got an iPod Touch 4th Gen from a friend, and she left all of her music on it so I could have a larger music library. The problem is, I don't know if there is a way to sync my library with the iPod ...
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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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How do I sync music on my iPad to my new iPhone?

I have an iPad and recently purchased an iPhone. I'd like to sync music currently on the iPad onto the phone. How can I accomplish this?