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When, upgrading, I always just backup my old iPhone to iTunes and restore the iTunes backup. That gets all pics including the camera roll. I just recently upgraded from a 5s to 6, and I still have the very first pic I took with an iPhone on July 11, 2008 and that is how I've always done it. Note: backup in iTunes is not the same as syncing with iTunes. ...


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You can still access data from "dee's backup" by selecting "Browse Other Time Machine Disks" from Time Machine's Dock menu. (Right click or click-and-hold on TM's icon in the Dock.) TM is holding onto both sets of data because even though YOU know you copied all the data from the old machine to the new, all TM knows is that a bunch of data just showed up on ...


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Don’t attempt to merge them. All that will do is corrupt the MBP backup, which is the only one that matters. There’s no use in keeping the old one. It’s just redundant. Think of it as a useless block of data that’s just clogging up disk space. Time machine is only deleting the MBP backups because those are the only backups it recognizes as Time Machine ...


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If you do not have the password for an iCloud account, and also do not have the means to reset it via appleid.apple.com page, then you can't do anything with that iCloud account. Also, it seems you have a couple of issues: iTunes not recognising your iPhone? PD: Why would you want to backup everything to an iCloud account you can no longer access?


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In order to fit within the 5GB limit for the iCloud backup, you need to have the used space on your device be less than 5GB. Technically, Apps don't count against this, although their documents/data does. There are other items that don't count, as well, you can read more about iCloud backups here. You stated that your iPod had 5GB available, but the space ...


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Time Machine will be able to restore all files. Depending on what you want to restore, you may restore the whole partition or only single files or folders. Setting up Time Machine you may choose which folders or files to exclude from the backup. Here is an example of the Time Machine UI: You may navigate with the Time Machine.app in your Time Machine ...


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You can try restoring from the latest backup to get the photos back. To do this: Connect your iPhone to the computer Open iTunes In iTunes 11, enable the sidebar through View -> Show Sidebar Right-click on your device and press Restore from backup... Choose the latest backup and proceed. By the time the restore is done, your Camera Roll might mostly ...


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Disclaimer: I'd make this a comment, but I only just joined the Apple branch of Stack Exchange and lack the 50+ rep to do so. First and foremost, the keychain database that stores the device's secure information will only be present if a backup is encrypted with a password. If it's not, well, sorry, but you're out of luck. If it is encrypted, then we need ...


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I was having the same problem, but what I did, after restoring/reseting my iPhone, deleting iCloud backups, etc, was trying to backup in a different network, and worked just fine. In the end, it was my router that was causing trouble. What I did was simply disable IPv6 internet connection. It worked, and fast!


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I had that exact problem and only thought every last thing had been downloaded. However when I went to iTunes on my phone, some songs had not downloaded. When I tapped them, it started the download and as soon as that was done, the message went away and my phone is now able to be backed up to the iCloud once more.


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Successively run: tmutil status And look at NumberOfChangeItems: $ tmutil status Backup session status: { BackupPhase = ThinningPreBackup; ClientID = "com.apple.backupd"; DateOfStateChange = "2014-12-14 16:32:00 +0000"; DestinationID = "25933E19-B889-4FAF-B421-53AFE4C68B58"; DestinationMountPoint = "/Volumes/Time Machine Backups"; NumberOfChangedItems = ...


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Okay, now that we have clarified what the issue is, here's how to solve your problem. Open System Preferences Select "Time Machine" Click "Options" Macintosh HD will probably be listed under "Exclude these items from backups:". Click it and click the "-" button below the box and then click "Save" Make sure that Time Machine shows the correct disk in the ...


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http://pondini.org has massive amounts of info on troubleshooting Time Machine. In particular, "Reconnecting" to your backups may answer your question.


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In AirPort Utility, turn off the backup feature, turn off disk encryption, and turn on disk sharing with a password. Now you can connect to the disk over the network using the AFP protocol. In most graphical file explorers you can now connect to the disk using the address afp://<ip-address-of-airport>. To easily configure scheduled backups to the ...


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The "ln" command doesn't copy or backup anything it just makes a link to it in a different place. Is that what you were trying to do? If you are trying to create a backup you need to use "rsync", or "cp" to copy the files for a backup.


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Finder always shows symlinks as aliases. Even though they are actually different, Finder does not show the difference, regarding all symlinks as aliases.


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The command you used is ok. This created a link in ~/Library/"Application Support"/MobileSync that points to /MacintoshHD/Backup. And this is is a symbolic link. However, is you get the info on Finder it will catalog as Kind: Alias. The first letter of the output of ls -l will show you that is a symbolic link: lrwxr-xr-x 1 username staff 8 Dec 10 ...


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It is a symlink, to Finder they look identical. If you want to see whether it is a symlink do ls -al If it returns something that begins with l, then it is a symlink.


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Backup your iPod to your computer rather than iCloud. iTunes will do that for you, see the "Back up using iTunes" section here http://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT203977 There are also third party tools that may help if iTunes fails. I used TouchCopy, and it worked well. http://www.wideanglesoftware.com/touchcopy/


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I Have the same problem (MAC Yosemite 10.10.1). It seems to occur when the computer goes into sleep mode. The auto bu process doesn't pick up again automatically. The application will not shut down either. Only way is to log out and back in again and start auto backup. Leave the computer on and avoid sleep for the process to finish. Waiting for the ...


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Is it possible the snapshots being deleted are local snapshots (see http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202301) and not on the external? Local snapshots start getting deleted when free space your internal volume (not the backup volume) drops below 20%.


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Yes you can do this. Changing the appleID for Settings > iCloud will not effect the iTunes store login which can be changed at Settings > iTunes and App Store. In addition to those two. Messages, Facetime, and Game Center and possibly Mail, Contacts and Calenders could all be configured with different appleId's. Specifically, on your wifes phone, ...


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Not everything makes perfect sense, but I believe this set of instructions will help you along. Review the entire articles below: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18872 - for the erase and reinstall http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201250 - for setting up backups once the restore is complete Outline of the process: make sure the backup is safe and ...


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iOS If you're using iOS 8, go to Settings > iCloud > Storage. If you're using an earlier version of iOS, go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup Tap Buy More Storage or Change Storage Plan. Choose an upgrade, then tap Buy and enter your Apple ID password. Simply purchase additional storage that suits your needs.


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You will need to enable and configure the Time Machine service on the Server as per this set of instructions. Pay attention to any size limits you may want to enforce for the Time Machine backups when creating the destination location. Turn off Time Machine in System Preferences. Copy your existing Time Machine backup structure to the new location. Open ...


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Unfortunately by "backing up the app" it only backs up the data the app has. You can go into your finder and locate the app and save that in another location and when you need it inport it into iTunes. Just remember to not update the app. Finder/username/music/itunes/itunes media/mobile applications


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If you are on PC, you can play around with Windows Restore and restore your computer to an earlier point. This should put the old iTunes backup in place [unless I am mistaken].


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It doesnt back up everytime you charge it. Wireless syncing just means you dont need the data transfer cable, that you can do it "over the air", so the week old back ups are the legit ones


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I thought initially that Time Machine was stuck on the name of the initial excluded iPhoto Library, but even changing the library name, and even moving it to a different location didn't fix the issue. I was able to get the iPhoto library to backup, but there is definitely a bug with Time Machine and removing exclusions. I had to use iPhoto Library ...


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Rich, the founder of Revert here. We provide free automatic daily backup for Evernote and a growing selection of other apps including Dropbox. Using Revert for backup takes the fuss out of the backup process and makes restoring notes or notebooks fast and easy. We were reviewed recently on The Next Web. Give it a try and if you have any questions feel ...


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There is a product called Revert.io , it creates a backup for evernote, dropbox and some other cloud product and allows you to not only search across all of them but also restore. I think it is free for evernote users.


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If I understand correctly, you want to backup your iOS devices to a drive other than your Mac's (because they have small SSDs). It is possible to backup multiple Macs to a single Time Capsule. Sadly though, it seems that Time Capsule doesn't support backing up iOS devices (yet. I really do hope this becomes an option soon, and I'm not the only one). Here ...


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If you have a 3tb drive would you not partition it? 1tb would be HUGE for OS and apps, I can't imagine the number of apps you'd need to fill that much space. Do remember though, that you'd still need to backup your data (SuperDuper and Carbon Copy Cloner are sometimes more useful for data backup). As you have a MacPro then dropping a new, smaller boot drive ...


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GUI scripting is not that great. And can easily fail due to timing or GUI changes. But try this: set mboxSavePath to "/Users/simonepiersigilli/Desktop/e-mail/" tell application "Mail" to activate tell application "System Events" tell application process "Mail" click menu item 20 of menu 6 of menu bar 1 delay 2 keystroke "G" ...


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Open Time Machine > backups.backupdb > [ComputerName] > Latest Once in there, everything is set out just like your old Machine's drive & file hierarchy.


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Purchase an inexpensive USB external HD and either manually copy the user's data from iMac to HD, or do a Time Machine or SuperDuper! backup. Time Machine and Migration Assistant are a perfect pair for restoring older systems to new. Be aware that in order to run Migration Assistant on a newer version of Mac OS X, the Time Machine source backup must be ...


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The new Time Capsules require OS X 10.75 and later: http://www.apple.com/airport-time-capsule/specs/ Your best option is to upload your documents online (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) as your 10.5 backup on an external drive say, may not restore to the current version of OS X.


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My specific situation was that initially I tried a backup version that was too late to contain the app required. Once I switched to an earlier backup, the app was there and successfully restored with all its data.


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My own answer will be not applicable to any situation, but here is how I solved the problem. All the data I needed from app in question (X) can be easily extracted once the app (with its data) is installed on the device. So I did the following: Backup the latest state to iTunes (saving a previous backup with "Archive" just before doing that) Restore to ...


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There is a C function 'CSBackupSetItemExcluded' you can use to tell Time Machine to exclude a file. You can find it documented here... https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/MacOSX/Reference/Backup/#//apple_ref/c/func/CSBackupSetItemExcluded


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The solution where you disable certain data from being backed up in iCloud is not really a solution but merely a workaround. Unfortunately, the real solution would imply you paying for iCloud's yearly subscription charges. Or keep your iPhone backup out of the cloud an on your PC instead: There is not enough iCloud storage available. How to backup iPhone ...


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New in OSX 10.10.1 (for me at least ...). When, in Time Machine preferences, you turn Time Machine OFF and later turn it ON again, local backups come back like a recurring nightmare. Must disable local again.



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