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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I deleted songs right off my iPod, why are they again in my iPod after syncing?

I have 887 songs in my iTunes library, and last night I deleted some of them right off my iPod touch, 4th generation. At the end I got 769, and in the morning I connected my iPod to iTunes, I did some ...
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iCloud **Documents and Data** discontinued on iOS 9/Yosemite?

I haven't been able to find a definite answer to this question. I've upgraded my iOS devices to v9.0 and in both of them iOS "Documents and Data" is nowhere to be found. I got the prompt to upgrade ...
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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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Prevent artwork synch in iTunes for iPhone

I want to turn off my artwork synch! I don't care if I have the artwork or not! Is there a work around for doing this? My phone always gets locked in a loop when synching and it is "stuck" on step ...
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Sync Apple Notes to OneNote online?

Question title pretty much says it all. My wife just started working for a company that uses Office 365 online. When she is using a work computer, she logs in to her Microsoft Exchange Mail, ...
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Text Replacements synchronisation between iOS and OS X does not work properly

Note: As pointed out by Andreas Fischlin this entire QA is using incorrect terminology. I have changed the main title to correctly reflect the discussion is about Text Replacements not Shortcuts. A ...
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No calendar subscriptions showing up on iCloud.com

I have a number of calendars on the Calendar app on my MacBook Pro (OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2): along with the three standard iCloud calendars (Calendar, Home, Work) I have 7 subscriptions. I have ...
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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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How to export Reminders task to Todoist?

Is there a way to export or synchronize Reminders tasks to Todoist?
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iPhone Contact Sync

I have a new iPhone, which is synced with iTunes for music. I have around 200 contacts on here - I read somewhere if I now sync my iPhone with Exchange, it will overwrite all my contacts, leaving me ...
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Sync Mac & Windows user profiles to OneDrive

I'm running Parallels 11 with Mac El Capitan and Win 10, and Office 365 plus OneDrive installed on the Win side. Am natively sharing my Desktop, Documents and Downloads folders between Mac/Win thru ...
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How can I sync my photos between my iphone 5s and ipad mini without the laptop?

I have no idea how to sync them WITHOUT the laptop. I have done it with the laptop but is there a way I can do it without setting up to the laptop each time? Surely is should be something easy? PLEASE ...
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iTunes Sync Error: iPhone cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54)

Starting up iTunes on my Windows 8.1 computer to sync iPhone 4 via USB immediately brings up the error message: The iPhone can't be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54) Any ideas how to ...
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Can't download itunes album purchased on a different computer to Iphone

I purchased an album this morning on my laptop at home. I got on the bus and realized that all of the songs hadn't downloaded. I logged onto itunes at work and the album shows up under purchased ...
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Why won't iBooks wirelessly 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 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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File/Folder Bi-directional Sync

I need a good bi-directional file/folder sync utility for my Mac running OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. I have tried some options but none seem to perform the tasks exactly that I need. What I need is this: ...
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El Capitan - Google contacts syncing

I know there are many topics on this here, checked lots of them and didn't find the solution yet. Here is the problem. I have only one Google account enabled on MBP with El Capitan. But Google ...
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How can I make songs I delete in iTunes also delete songs of synced devices?

I have an iPod Touch 5 and and an iPad 1 (don't ask), and I have them both set to sync entire library with iTunes. My library mainly consists of mp3 files stored on my computer, with a few iTunes ...
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OS X Calendar won't sync to iPhone

If I put an event in Calendar, on my Mac, in does not sync to my iPhone. However it does sync if I put an event into the iPhone when it will then pick up the previous unsynced events.
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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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Why did my iPhone Notes stop syncing with Gmail?

I just logged into Gmail and noticed that the last note to sync was from 6 days ago, even though I have newer notes on my iPhone. When I try to test it now by deleting, updating, or adding a note, it ...
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How do I stop Yahoo Sync?

Since upgrading to Max OS X 10.7.2 and converting my MobileMe Account to iCloud I am receiving endless dialog boxes asking about syncing Yahoo Contacts. I cannot find settings anywhere to turn this ...
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iPhone does not show up on iPhoto anymore

Since the update to iOS5 my iPhone 3GS does not show up as a device on iPhoto anymore. Before that, iPhoto was working without any hitch. I'm currently using the following: MacBook Pro 2.4 GHz Intel ...
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Can't seem to sync albums that weren't purchased from the itunes store to my IPhone 5c

I recently got a new IPhone 5c. When I tried to sync my music from itunes to my phone, it only synced songs and albums that I had bought from the itunes store. All of the music that I had uploaded ...
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Is there a good iPhone app which syncs with Google docs?

I'd like to be able to write notes on my iPhone and have them synced with my Google docs. I've tried Notemaster, but it doesn't always work (some docs just generate an error message when I try to sync)...
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What would be the best way to use iCloud to upload photos to Facebook/Google+?

I'd like to use iCloud in a manner similar to what Android users get with Google+. I'd like to take a picture with my iPhone, and have it automatically uploaded to (and thus permanently stored on) ...
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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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Suddenly I'm requested to restore my iPhone to factory settings

I have an iPhone 4 loaded with unmodified iOS 6. I use it (for two years now) with a virtualbox running Windows XP with iTunes (10.7 currently). Everything works just peachy most of the time, and ...
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Is there a good solution for syncing photos between the Photos app and Amazon Cloud Drive?

Amazon Cloud Drive offers great pricing: Unlimited storage for $50 a year. Bundled with Amazon Cloud Drive (and with Amazon Prime) is a service that lets you make online photo albums, etc., which can ...
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Symlink Google Drive

I want to sync folders that are on my Mac to Google Drive, without having to drag the folders to the Google Drive folder and preserving my folder structure on my Mac. I assumed you would have to ...
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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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iPhone 4 syncing to old version of iCloud Notes, even after reset and on different Apple IDs!

This is a weird one. I bricked my current iPhone with a quick spin through the washing machine, so I dug out my old iPhone 4 to use in the interim before I get a replacement. I deleted all the ...
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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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Is it a bug that iTunes doesn't actually tell you what the items are that could not be synced?

When you get a sync error (somewhat famous here) - the iPhone tells you to look in iTunes to see what it was that couldn't be synced. Interestingly enough iTunes doesn't actually tell you what it ...
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Visual MySQL compare tool for Mac

Is there any Mac app that can visually compare data like SQLyog's Visual Data Compare? One where you can literally select the rows to copy over and which not? Any recommendations appreciated. :)
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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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How can I back up my app data?

I have some app data that I'd like to preserve when the time for a new iPhone rolls around. This app does not (seem to) have any cloud-syncing functionality. I regularly sync my iPhone to iTunes via ...
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How do I get my iOS calendar to sync automatically?

The iCloud calendars in my iOS Calendar app do not sync manually (for at lest a couple years now). In order to get them to sync, I need to trigger a manual sync by selecting the list of calendars in ...
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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 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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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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Sync didn't work Iphone 5s

My mother recently had to restore her Iphone 5s, before we did that we checked when was the last time the device backed up to Icloud, that was supposed to be "yesterday" at that time. So we restored ...
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iTunes FileSharing Two-Way?

I use iTunes File Sharing (on Windows) to share a password file with an iOS app KeePassMini. I am not sure if this is a one-time thing or if iTunes copies the files whenever it changes. Ideally, ...
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WiFi sync with computer connected by cable to the WiFi router?

My computer does not have a WiFi card, so I connect it via LAN cable to my router. My iPhone is connected to the WiFi signal of that router. Is there some kind of magic that will enable me to use WiFi ...
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My Calendar on my iPhone is not synching to iCloud and iPad

So I have been online for three hours looking for solutions and experimenting and been unable to fix this annoying issue: I add an appointment to my iCloud Calendar on my iPhone, but only one of the ...
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Podcast syncing via iCloud: Mark episodes as played/watched

I use iCloud to sync my podcast subscriptions across multiple devices (Macs, iPhone, Apple TV), and generally, it works: All my feeds and stations appear on all the devices. Also, the play position ...
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How can you do two-way Dropbox <--> local folder syncing on iOS?

On my iPhone, I sync my camera photos with Dropbox, so that after I do a photo shoot all the photos are automatically uploaded to my laptop in the Dropbox 'Camera Uploads' folder - ready to sort, edit ...
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How do I identify the device where the photos came from?

I have an iMac with OS X El Capitan and I use the iMac to sync the photos on my iPhone. I live with my girlfriend and she also has an iPhone. This week my girlfriend synchronized her pictures on the ...
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Iphone Icloud sync log

I have an iPhone 6 and I want to check to see if my iPhone 6 synced with my icloud on Oct 12 2015. Can this be done