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Tips and Tweaks to Fix iPhone Won’t Sync to iTunes on Mac (EI Capitan Included)

Jan. 05, 2016 11:02 am / Posted by Serena Kelly to Repair iOS - Follow @Serena Kelly

“I can’t sync my iPhone 6 64GB (iOS 9) to iTunes on Mac (Yosemite). Every time I connect my device through USB cable my iTunes stops working and I have to force close the application. I have reset my iPhone. I have uninstalled and reinstalled iTunes and reinstalled Yosemite on my Mac.”

Do you face the same problem: iPhone can’t sync to iTunes? Here are some fixes. If you can’t solve the not sync issue, and you also want to make this problem easily resolved, the best idea is to use iPhone Care Pro for Mac. It is the best tool to fix can’t sync anything from iTunes to your iOS device and vice versa.

How to Fix iPhone Won’t Sync to iTunes on Mac (EI Capitan & Yosemite) Using iPhone Care Pro for Mac

iPhone Care Pro for Mac is able to fix iTunes media within several clicks.
What you need to prepare is a download version of iPhone Care Pro for Mac on your OS X laptop, running EI Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks etc.

Step 1: After downloading the program, launch it. And then connect your iPhone to Mac with USB cable. This application can detect your device and show your iPhone information on the main interface.

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Step 2: Select “Repair iOS” on the interface. Then click Start on the right of Fix iTunes Media.

Step 3: Then you will see common iTunes media issues. And you just need to click “Fix iTunes Media Files Now” on the bottom.

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Step 4: The whole process will take several minutes. Then click Done to finish. Now you can open your iTunes and sync your data freely.

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Note:Click “Deep Repair” to fix your iTunes media more deeply if the above still doesn’t help.

Other Fixes about iPhone Won’t Sync to iTunes on Mac

Before trying anything else, be sure you have the latest version of iTunes on the computer. Sometimes just updating the iTunes is enough to solve the syncing problem.

1.You can simply close iTunes and try syncing your device and Mac manually. Relaunch the app and hit sync. If you’re lucky, this might just work out.

2.Reauthorize iTunes and the computer. If sync fails, the sync button is greyed out and not available at all, you may simply need to authorize the computer with iTunes.

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3.Reboot your iPhone. Hold down the power button and forcibly turn it off. Then turn it on again in the conventional manner. You can also hold down the power button and home button simultaneously, this will get your device to restart.

4.Restart the Mac. Sometimes a daemon might malfunction and create problems. In such situations, restarting your computer might help.

5.Try the opposite syncing methods: WiFi or USB.

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