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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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Some of the audiobooks I've transferred on my iphone 5 are now not showing in iBooks. I'm running iOS 8.4

I'm a fairly new iPhone user. Up till now, I've used used this third party program "Syncios" on my Windows PC to transfer files over to my phone, and it used to work fine but yesterday after I updated ...
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Transferring photos from IPhone to computer [on hold]

I am trying to transfer photos and video from my iPhone to my computer using "Abfiles" wirelessly. The Abfiles program from the Acer website does not work on my Acer Aspire. When I click on the icon ...
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What are these unnamed icons in my iPhone's internal storage?

I was accessing the photos stored on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2 through my Windows 8.1 laptop just now when I noticed one of the few folders in the iPhone...Internal Storage...DCIM directory ...
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iPhone doesn't connect to wifi unless the laptop is ON

I always thought that there was something wrong with my wireless home wifi. It connects to all the computers, printer and laptops wirelessly but NOT my iphone. Till just recently, i noticed that my ...
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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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Swift UICollectionView Cells moving / UIButton label flashes on ReloadData [migrated]

I've created a custom UICollectionViewCell in swift and seeing some weird behaviour on the UIButton titles. Some of my code is below, a video of the behaviour is also shown. I've done some other tests ...
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Backup app data from iOS8.3 to PC

I'm using Windows and always used the iFunBox-classic to be able to backup save games, but after the update to iOS 8.3 trying to open the application by iFunBox-classic display anything, it is a blank ...
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IOS: How to prevent apps from blocking auto lock? [migrated]

There are apps that block auto screen lock indefinitely, which is an overkill imo. There are moments that I forget to manually lock the phone, then the app simply kill my battery life. So is there ...
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Are you able to play on your PC Minecraft Worlds but on PE Minecraft?

So I've heard about Maxanier's Second Screen Mod, and yes, my version is 1.8, but Second Screen Mod is, i think, for Android. So I'm wondering if I can build on my creative world on my Windows PC, and ...
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Place iPhone call from PC desktop

My Current Setup I make a lot of phone calls every day. The phone numbers are in an online CRM. My cell phone (iPhone 4s) sits in a cradle at my desk. I have a blue tooth earpiece connected to the ...
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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 can I bulk update contacts to help iMessage associate numbers with names? [closed]

Whenever I add a new contact on iPhone and then continue messaging them on iMessage I find that their number is not associated with their contact card. In order to fix this, I have to go click the ...
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Does Debian's ifuse require usbmuxd?

If I install ifuse 1.1.2-0.1+b2 on Debian without installing usbmuxd I get one of the following two messages: No device found, is it connected? If it is make sure that your user has permissions to ...
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iPhone 4a shutdown shortcut [closed]

With a rooted android s4 I remember being able to create a quick shortcut for turning off the phone with the volume buttons (e.g. up+down+up) If there is a any way to achieve a shutdown of a ...
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Windows won't open my computer after failed iPhone backup

The story in a nutshell is as follows - My Iphone (iOS 8.2) had some 7k photos on it. I used Windows 8.1 function of moving all photos to the computer, and I checked the box of "erase when copied". ...
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How can i get itunes to backup my iphone with limited disk. I linked the backup dir to an ext drive with space yet still won't backup?

On OSX yosemite, a machine with limited disk space free. In order to backup my iphone, I've linked the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup dir to an external drive. iTunes, correctly ...
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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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How to mirror multiple iPhone via USB (no wifi)

Is there a way to mirror multiple devices via lightning cable ? I can do it for one of them with Quicktime, but when I launch multiple instance of Quicktime App, this don't let me use a second video ...
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How to Recover Lost Media Files (Photos, Music, etc) from iPhone 6 Device [migrated]

Do you know how to recover media files from iPhone 6? I lost my photos and music by some accident. Urgent!!! I hope get your helps! Thank you!
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How can I sync all Exchange company employee contacts to iPhones?

In an Exchange 2010 environment I would like to sync all of the company employee contacts to everyone's corp iPhones. So everyone is syncing their own personal contacts via the "Contacts" container ...
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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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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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tinyumbrella shows black screen in windows 7

I have an iPhone 4s which was stuck in Recovery Mode after performing an update to iOS 8. I'm trying to use tinyumbrella to kick the device out of the recovery mode. However, each time I run the tool, ...
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Secure connection between computer and phone

I have never done any form of hosting and wonder how I would go about creating a secure small server between my computer and phone? I don't want to access everything, just a portion of the PC data ...
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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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How to connect iPhone's internet to Windows PC via USB cable?

I have an iPhone 4S. I want to use the internet on my Windows 8 PC from my iPhone via USB cable.
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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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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, and don't want them making ANY changes ...
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Saving filters on transferred iPhone image

When you save an image from your iPhone to your Mac you lose the filter applied to the image. This appears to be by design. Has anyone figured out how to get around this and transfer the image to ...
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How to answer iPhone calls on Android or vice-versa [closed]

I have an Android Device, however, recently I acquired a "work" iOS device. Now even though I have to keep the iPhone on me I would like to leave it in my bag and just forward the calls to my Android, ...
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How do I prevent the Photos application from launching when my iPhone gets plugged in?

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, iTunes and Photos launch automatically. I was able to prevent iTunes from launching by going to iTunes->preferences->devices->check box "prevent automatic syncing of ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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 ...