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Old Mar 10, 2011, 10:06 AM   #1
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No Way To Sync Audiobooks In iTunes 10!

Is there ANY way, any way at all to sync ones audiobooks to their iPhone/iPod?

Over the past few months, I've downloaded several audiobooks, two of them directly to my iPhone and another to my MBP.

The ones that were downloaded to my iPhone have put themselves on my MBP, while removing themselves from my iPhone. Well, I've tried for DAYS and days and days, gone to countless websites and there seems to be just no way to put any of these back on my portable.

My "sync" button remains grey'ed out, no matter what I do and other websites show a "books" button under "devices" which iTunes 10 simply does not have. In fact, every help page I was able to find on the issue demonstrates with a different version of iTunes and the buttons are all different.

If I can't listen to these on my portable, then they are worthless to me. I've asked Apple to let me know if there is ANY possible way to get my audiobooks on my portable. They have yet to get back to me.

If there isn't I'm going to demand a full refund for all book purchases. Does anyone here happen to know why they removed any audiobook sync function from iTunes 10?
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Old Mar 10, 2011, 12:29 PM   #2
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Start by opening iTunes. Go to iTunes Menu>Preferences>General tab. Make sure Books is check marked. Click OK to close the Preferences window. Books should show up under Library in the iTunes sidebar not devices. Click on the new Books library. Add your books. They should be in your music folder under Books and/or Audiobooks. Now connect your iPhone and have iTunes sync your books to it. With your iPhone selected in the iTunes sidebar you should now have a Books tab at the top of the window next to summary, music, photos. Select sync all books. Hit the Sync button at the bottom of window.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 08:21 PM   #3
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AUDIO books not books. Big difference and I'm having the same problem!
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 08:34 PM   #4
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I sync audiobooks with my iPhone all time.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 08:45 PM   #5
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AUDIO books not books. Big difference and I'm having the same problem!
iTunes still sorts them the same (in separate categories within the Books section, of course), so the advice given should have been correct.

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Old Mar 30, 2012, 05:56 AM   #6
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AUDIO books not books. Big difference and I'm having the same problem!
Wrong! As has already been said, all books are in the iTunes "Books" section under "Library" in the sidebar.

OP, have you checked, with the iPhone connected, that under the "Books" heading (at top of page), both "Sync Books" and "Sync Audiobooks" are ticked?
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