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How do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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how to edit autoplay action for device? (Windows 7/8)

I'm looking for a way to add a program to the list of default autoplay actions when I connect a device, specifically opening up iFunBox when connecting an iPhone. Default Programs Editor will let you ...
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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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iPhone Contact Syncing

Everytime I sync my iPhone, any contacts I have deleted from my iPhone reappear, like the old contacts are added back. New contacts remain.
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iPhone apps transfers? [on hold]

If you have an iPhone 3G and you upgrade to an iPhone 3GS, can you transfer your apps across phones?
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Outlook 2013 calandar visible via iOs Outlook App? [duplicate]

I'm sure I'm being stupid, as I am using Outlook 2013 on my desktop, and then the Outlook iOs app on my iphone. My emails work fine and sync between the two (as in I can see the same mails on both ...
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Is there a solution that repeatedly alerts me on my iPhone when my email account receives a message with a specific subject? [on hold]

I am currently using a filter in my gmail account that forwards emails with a subject containing the word "urgent" to my Boxcar account which in turn sends a push notification to my iPhone. This works ...
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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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How can I set up routes on my iPhone to use both the wifi connection and the cellular data connection? [closed]

I have a wifi router that has no upstream Internet connection (serving as a strictly local area network), and an iPhone 6+ with a cellular data connection (LTE). After connecting the iPhone to the ...
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How can I view and delete photos on my iPhone using my windows 7 computer

Deleting photos on my iPhone 4 is slow and the small screen limits my ability to assess the photo quality. I would like to use view and delete bad photos which are on the iPhone with the convenience ...
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Is there a way to eject an iPhone directly from Xcode or from Mac OS X without using iTunes?

I’m using Xcode to develop an iOS app. So I connect my iPhone, and when I’m done developing I want to eject the phone to properly disconnect it. I have tried browsing around in the settings app and in ...
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iPhone app to play music from samba share

I have a samba server I use as a media center and I was wondering if there was an iPhone app to play music from it over wifi. It can be free or $$.
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Which is the best way to sync and share contacts and calender between Thunderbird, iPhone and Android? [closed]

I would like to keep my contacts and a calendar synchronized between several desktops and cellphones. Is there a way to achieve this without using Google or similar organisations? I want to keep my ...
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WIFI: iPhone/iPad getting much slower bandwidth than laptop

I just got cable internet installed (Comcast). It claims that my down speed should be 25mbit. Over wifi, I get close to that on my laptop, but only about 8 on average with my iPhone/iPad. I'm using ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing Camera Nor iPhone as Camera

I've been struggling with this one for a few days. I've recently upgraded an older computer to Windows 7 Home Premium. Neither my digital camera (A Canon SD1200IS) nor iPhone are ever detected as ...
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How to get health data from my iPhone?

I'm a Mac/iPhone lucky owner and also a big fan of data analysis. Maybe someone know how to import personal health data from my iPhone to my Mac?
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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Rsync to a WebDAV filesystem on OS X copies all files regardless of being changed or not

I am trying to sync from my (Mac) desktop to an iPad and an iPhone. MacOS X mounts WebDAV as a native file system, but syncing results in all files in my directory structure being copied again. This ...
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Can I use my Macbook for Local Wifi iPhone gaming, when it is not connected to the internet?

We are attempting to play a game, that enables multiplayer trough local Wi-Fi. The units available are: An iPhone 6 with ~unlimited cellular data A rMBP 15" latest model, so no hardware limitations ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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iPhone Backup location in Mac Pro

I backed up my iPhone using iTunes, the backup location supposed to be: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ But when I go to Application Support I could not find the folder ...
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Does iCloud backup merge or overwrite?

The following happened today (it was six AM my time, so yeah, I was dumb and dropped stitches in this process): A friend had a problem with her iPhone and needed to reset it. Unfortunately she did ...
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Use Connectify to share VPN to my iPhone

I'm trying to share the VPN used on my PC to my iPhone by Connectify. Now the problem is: in the first few seconds after the WiFi set up by Connectify started, my iPhone can connect to Twiter and ...
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Connection from iPhone to Windows 7 PPTP VPN fails during LCP negotiation

First, some specs! Remote device: iPhone 4S / iOS 7.0.4 VPN server: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 I've been trying for a while with little luck to get a VPN server set up on my home Windows 7 ...
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Any way to prevent Dropbox from opening the Camera Uploads folder when an iPhone is connected?

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro, Dropbox always launches its Camera Uploads folder in Finder. Is there any way to turn this off (some command I can run in Terminal, perhaps)? EDIT: To be ...
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How to use iTunes to download songs and movie I purchased before?

I purchased songs and movies for my iPhone 3G, but after these 2 years, I am already using iPhone 4, and also changed to another computer. The new computer also has iTunes, and also signed up with my ...
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Connected to the Internet using a tethered iPhone yet the Wi-Fi hotspot is visible

For having a more secure connection, I tethered my iPhone directly to my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit PC. If I switch off the hot-spot I lose my connection, but when it is on, I can see my iPhone’s Wi-Fi in ...
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iTunes doesn't sync with jailbroken iPhone

For over 3 months now my iTunes doesn't sync with my computer, well at least I can't access the phone through iTunes. When I connect the phone this is how it looks: It's not suppose to be grayed ...
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iOS Reminders caldav file name

Here's my current setup: Server with radicale installed and configured Mail & reminders iOS account setup connecting to my server With this setup, I'm able to add and sync calendars, ...
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How to store my iphone contact to new computer without erasing them

Hey,guys!!!i have one quick question about my iphone contact backup ... I have an iphone that has all my contacts stored in it.... (phone numbers, email, addresses, etc...) and I recently bought an ...
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Can open my iOS 1password db on my Windows7 desktop?

I use 1password. On my iPhone. I dropped my iPhone. Screen is dead and can't use 1password. So I open up 1password on my windows7 machine. This is where I discover that apparently my 1password dropbox ...
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iPhone 5s, iPhone6 cause failure of Netgear network

My Netgear network works perfectly for all computers as long as an iPhone is not connected. As soon as any iPhone connects to the WiFi network all computers lose connection (limited connection is ...
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WIFI fallback to 3G [closed]

I have a WiFi hotspot (RaspPi) which serves files to my iPhone. The hotspot does not provide internet access. If my iPhone is connected to this hotspot then all internet requests (email etc) from my ...
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Is it possible to virtualize the iPhone OS?

I was wondering if it was possible to virtualize an iPhone's OS on my Mac. Maybe through VMware or another application?
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Authorization failed: Please connect to iTunes

I always get this message whenever I tried to download an app from the appstore, some peoople tell me that this is due to the dynamically changing Terms of Use from Apple, how can I accept the Terms ...
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Download all music on Google Play iPhone App

With the Google Play iPhone app can you download your entire library without having to download each album induvidually?
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Can I retrieve a contact image from the iPhone contact list?

I have a picture I snapped with my iPhone that I set as the image for someone on my phone contact list. Now I've lost the original image out of the photo folders. Is there any way to pull it out of ...
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How do I sync contacts from iPhone 3GS (iOS 6.1) to my mac (OSX 10.9.5 / iTunes 12.1)

It looks like I can not update my iPhone to later iOS (and I don't want to). And it looks like iTunes does not allow you to access/sync contacts as it used to. So what's the proper way of syncing old ...
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iTunes: Unable to sync playlist that missing from “Sync Music” option

I'm unable to sync playlists to my iPhone because they simply won't show in iTunes' "Sync Music" screen. For example, in iTunes (on my desktop), I have several playlist folders. One folder has 18 ...
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Detect if iPhone is active on network

I want to detect if my iPhone connects / is connected to my LAN, so I can turn on the lights. This is pretty close to this question How to detect an iPhone connecting a network? I want to detect if ...
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How do I sync my contacts FROM my iPhone 6 8.1.3 TO my macbook pro Yosemite 10.10.1?

I can't seem to get my contacts from my iPhone to my mac or to my iCloud account. my contacts from my mac and iCloud match, but I have way more contacts in my phone. And no matter what I do, I can't ...
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Can you change what time is “early” in iOS 8?

In the Notification Center of iOS 8 (and 7), you can see summaries for today and for tomorrow as well as today's schedule. In the tomorrow section iOS sometimes states that my day starts early. Is ...
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Apple TV/Airplay problems: stops playing, duplicates itself

I've been having this weird problem with my Apple TV when streaming audio. It will randomly stop working. Usually when that happens, it will duplicate itself in the device list on all devices we have ...
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How do I stop Image Capture from opening whenever I connect my iPhone?

Whenever I connect my iPhone to my Mac (Lion), the Image capture app starts. How do I stop this? Image capture doesn't have any preferences.
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Cannot write to Seagate Slim drive from iPhone

I have installed everything needed for my Seagate Slim drive on my new MacBook Pro and iPhone. When I try to transfer photos from my iPhone to the Seagate drive, I get a message stating cannot write ...
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Why don't iPhone or iPad compress the video they record? [closed]

I just recorded 30mins of video on an iPad (1080p, of course) and it took up close to 5Gb. So my question: is it really so hard to do on-the-fly compression? Surely that's what those multi-core CPUs ...
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What's the difference between RDP vs VNC?

Okay I was playing around with the iPhone Jaadu App and I realized I download the wrong desktop client. So what's really the difference between the RDP and VNC? (because there is Jaadu RDP and Jaadu ...
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Delete iphone photos using windows explorer - safe for phone?

I've plugged my iphone4s into my computer and found my dcm picture folder, copied pictures to another folder using windows explorer.... My question. Is it safe for my phone if I delete photos on my ...
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Lost Backup File & Data during IOS7 Upgrade, Please Advise [closed]

I backed up my iPhone 4s which had loads of photographs, videos, sms and everything you would expect on a phone that has been in use for over an year. I started the update options, Once downloaded, I ...
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Transferring photos from Mac to iPhone5

I've got a MacBook Pro on 10.7.5 and I'd like to transfer photos from my computer to my iPhone5. What's The easiest way to do so?