|Oct 13, 2011, 06:13 PM||#1|
"Sync failed to start"
I was able to sync my phone yesterday but today it's been very hit or miss. More miss than hit.
In iTunes, my iPhone is clearly visible, but when I hit the sync button, it just spins its wheels for a minute (Syncing Steve's iPhone (Step 1 of 6) Waiting for sync to start) and then gives me a message:
"The iPhone "Steve's iPhone" could not be synced because the sync session failed to start."
I've tried it over wifi and also with the iPhone connected via USB.
|Nov 6, 2011, 03:44 AM||#3|
I'm having the same problem too!
Ah, re-install of iTunes seems to have done the trick.
27" iMac 3.1Ghz Core i5 ; Ipod 3G 40Gb ; iPod 5G 60Gb ; iPod classic 120Gb ; MBP 15" ; iPhone 4S 32Gb ; Apple TV (original) ; Ipad 3 on order
|Jan 21, 2012, 01:45 AM||#8|
This has been an issue since IOS5, and sometimes I don't even have to restart iPhone or iTunes, just trying again will sometimes work.
There are a lot of people with this issue, but I haven't seen a solution, just sorting out the immediate issue.
MP 2.8GHz 8C/16GB/960GB Accelsior/250GB SSD/GTX680 - MBP 15"/2.53GHz/8GB/250GB SSD - MBP 15"/2.66GHz/8GB/250GB SSD - MBA 2GHz i7/8GB/250GB - MMI 2.3HGz/8GB/500GB - TC 3TB - ReadyNAS Pro 6x3TB
|May 15, 2012, 06:33 AM||#9|
Guys dont worry, this is not even a problem...
Just follow these steps to start smiling:
- Unplug your device from computer.
- Go to Edit > Preferences > Devices
- Delete all backups you see there
(Don't worry, you will be able to backup your device again)
- Click on 'Reset Sync History'
- Click OK and Close iTunes.
- Plug your iPhone, iPad, iPod and itunes will be started again.
Smile when you see your phone syncing in peace
- Hashim Taylor
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