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2answers
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How to restore iPhone contacts lost after an app crash?

After a crash/reboot I lost all contacts on my iPhone. I have an iTunes backup, but it is several months old. The iPhone was set to sync with my Windows Contacts list, but it also appears to not ...
2
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5answers
10k views

Upgrade iPad 2 from 4.3.5 to 5.1.1

I want to install iOS 5.1.1 on my iPad 2. Currently it's running on 4.3.5. iTunes just shows me a popup with the option to install iOS 6.0. How can I install 5.1.1?
0
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0answers
405 views

iTunes doesn't sync all titles from a Playlist

I'm facing some issues synchronizing an iTunes playlist with my iPod Touch, 3G, iOS 5.1.1. My iTunes version is 10.6.3.25. My playlist contains 180 mp3-podcasts. If I want to synchronize it with my ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How to avoid apps being re-arranged when synching with iTunes?

I very rarely synchronise my iPhone with iTunes. Because every time I do it all apps are re-arranged on the phone to like they were at the time of my last synching. Apps that I deleted on the iPhone ...
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2answers
3k views

How to switch the primary iCloud account on my iPhone 4?

I have recently upgraded an iPhone 4 to iOS 5.1 and when asked i registered it with Account A for both iCloud & iTunes. However i also use Account A on my iPhone 4S and thus wish to switch the ...
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0answers
236 views

iTunes 10.6.1 wrongly syncing apps again?

With iTunes 10.5 there was an issue, that you couldn't disable app syncing with your iPhone, without wiping all apps from the device. Then with 10.6 that got fixed, and I could transfer music and ...
2
votes
2answers
87 views

Is upgrading to iOS 5 faster on a Mac?

As I've mentioned in another question, I want to upgrade an iPod 4th gen to iOS 5. It's currently on iOS 4.latest. I'm interested in doing this in the fastest possible time. However, I right now all ...
0
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1answer
842 views

iPhone 4S won't sync with iTunes

My iPhone 4S doesn't show in the left column in iTunes. I'm running iTunes 10.6. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this?
3
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4answers
11k views

Every single iPhone backup has disappeared - from PC and from iCloud

Today my mother was going to upgrade from the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 4S, so, naturally, I backed up her iPhone so that she could restore from it when we came back with her new one. As I know that ...
3
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1answer
5k views

Syncing my iPhone with iTunes restores music I previously deleted from the device

One of the new features in iOS 5 is the ability to delete music in the Music app directly on the device, by swiping to delete like you do in Mail. This is great for me because my iPhone is generally ...
3
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2answers
11k views

How do I get iOS 5 on my iPod touch?

I have a third generation iPod touch. I believe that it should be possible to run iOS 5 on this, and I have bought an app that requires iOS 5. However, in iTunes, when I click on the iPod device, it ...
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1answer
283 views

Getting list of Apps instaleld on my iPad from iTunes

Is there an easy way to get the screens of my apps and list of their names from the iTunes App management tab? I would like to post them on my website.
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0answers
293 views

How to adjust Smart Playlists so they work better on iOS device with iTunes Match

I have a smart playlist that has all songs with a play count over 20 that haven't been played in the last 6 months. On a computer, the playlist is set to limit it to 25 songs, selected by random. On ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Why won't iTunes copy my new mp3?

I have a new mp3 in iTunes, and despite how many times I sync it with my iPod, the new song will not be copied. I tried to remove all songs from that artist, and add again, but the new song is still ...
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3answers
1k views

Is there a way to sort audio by file name in the music app on iOS 5?

I got an MP3 audiobook download for Christmas. The downloaded and unzipped files are named in this manner: 01 Prologue.mp3 02 Chapter 1 - Don't start yappin.mp3 03 Chapter 2 - Stack Exchangin ...
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2answers
829 views

How do I “uneject” an iPad from iTunes?

I have an iPad and I want to sync it via wifi. That works fine. Sometimes I mistakenly eject the iPad from iTunes and then it does not synchronize anymore ("searching for my MacBook"). Can I instruct ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I retrieve the deleted backup file from iTunes for iPhone?

I just upgraded my iPhone to iOS 5 after I did a backup of the device, and during the upgrade another backup was done too. When trying to restore me backup I was asked for a password which I didn't ...
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2answers
2k views

Downloading Podcast on iPhone iOS 5.0 No Longer Shows Date In Music App

Since I upgraded to iOS 5 when I download podcasts from iTunes on my phone the date the podcast is published is no longer downloaded. See the below screenshot, notice how the last podcast has a ...
2
votes
4answers
49k views

Can I re-download an audiobook that I purchased from iTunes again?

Apps purchased from the app store and songs purchased from iTunes can be downloaded again by going to the purchased section in the respective app and clicking the cloud button. Neither app shows the ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Podcast syncing changed?

I can't seem to get my podcasts to sync like they used to (before ios5). I have iTunes set up to only transfer SELECTED UNPLAYED podcasts... however, it keeps transferring all of the SELECTED ...
0
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0answers
382 views

Jailbroken iPad enters safe mode while Wi-Fi syncing

When I arrive at my house, I manually start Wi-Fi Sync (Settings > General > iTunes Wi-Fi Sync > Sync Now) to back up my data. But sometimes my iPad crashes into Safe Mode during this process. I ...
3
votes
5answers
740 views

What is the point of syncing with iTunes if I have Google Apps, iCloud and no media?

On my iPhone and iPad I use Google Apps for syncing mail, calendar and contacts. With iOS 5 I now use iCloud for backup (and for syncing Reminders, Bookmarks and Find my iPhone, none of which I ...
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2answers
350 views

iPhone backup not starting

After upgrading to iOS 5, I have some issues with my iPhone 4. I did not activate iCloud backups, preferring to keep them on my MacBook Pro, but when I sync the phone to iTunes the backup does not ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Why is my iPhone 4S running iOS 5 not showing in iTunes sidebar when using WiFi sync?

I've enabled WiFi sync for my 4S and my first gen iPad, both running iOS5. When my phone is plugged in to my computer with a USB cable, it shows up in the sidebar, but as soon as it's unplugged it ...
2
votes
1answer
425 views

Missing saved files after updating iPod to iOS 5

I updated my iPod to iOS 5 and all my apps and their save files are missing. I backed them up to my computer but can not find them. How do I restore the backup?
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1answer
1k views

Podcast cover art missing since upgrading to iOS 5

Since upgrading my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 some of my podcasts no longer display their custom cover art. They sync OK but use the default image. I'm still syncing over USB, no iCloud or Wi-Fi sync at the ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Where are iOS 5 Camera Roll folders stored when synced with Windows?

iOS 5 has introduced the ability to create folders in the image library, and copy pictures from the camera roll to these folders. When synced on a PC (on Windows 7), where are those pictures stored? ...
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1answer
603 views

How to get data from apps when upgrading to iOS 5 on an iPad 2

I updated my iPad 2 to iOS 5 using my Windows PC. I backed up my apps, calendar, mail, photos, etc. using iTunes before the iOS 5 update. However, although I got my apps, I am missing all the data ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

iOS Wi-Fi sync won't work in VirtualBox [closed]

I am trying to set up Wi-Fi sync of my iPod Touch (iOS 5) with iTunes 10.5.0.142 running on Windows XP. They sync fine over the USB cable. I've enabled Wi-Fi sync both on the iPod and in iTunes. The ...
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1answer
3k views

Can iCloud help me move iTunes to a new Computer (Mac to PC)?

I'm upgrading my wife's laptop from an old MacBook to a newer windows based laptop (thanks for the free laptop, Telus). I believe you can manually copy everything in the 'iTunes' folder over (I know ...
4
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4answers
19k views

Unable to change Apple ID on my iPhone

I changed the e-mail address linked to my Apple ID. Now when I try to update apps or purchase them on my iPhone 4, the old address pops up asking me for the password. I cannot seem to get it to change ...
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votes
2answers
2k views

Reconnecting iPad after iTunes have forgotten it without wiping contents

I have several iDevices each used by a different person. I have set up all iDevices to use the same Apple ID for purchasing apps but each iDevice to have a separate Apple ID for iCloud (which is ...
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1answer
1k views

Why does syncing pictures take so long (even when there are no new pictures)

I have about 20GB of photos (from my external hard drive) to sync with my ipod. The first sync tooks 11 hours to copy everything over. That makes sense to me as this is actually moving all of this ...
1
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1answer
113 views

See date/time of most recent WLAN sync in iTunes

When syncing via WLAN, the most recent sync date/time is displayed on the iOS device but not on iTunes (where only the time of the last backup is shown which seems to be the time of the most recent ...
11
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5answers
34k views

How to stop syncing apps with iTunes without wiping them from my iPhone?

Is there a way I can stop syncing apps with iTunes without first obliterating the apps from the iPhone and re-downloading them? Now that iOS 5 and iCloud are released, I want to stop storing all my ...
0
votes
3answers
949 views

Problem updating iPod Touch to iOS 5

Using iTunes to upgrade the OS on a 4th generation iPod Touch, the update downloads but when it attempts to install it the process fails with the following message: The iPod "iPod Touch (4G)" ...