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darcilicious
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reply to GuruGuy

Re: iTunes never sees iOS devices over WiFi

said by GuruGuy:

said by darcilicious:

All of this is in place?

Whenever the computer and the iOS device are on the same network, the iOS device will appear in iTunes, and you can sync it. The iOS device will sync automatically when all of the following are true:

* The iOS device is plugged in to power
* iTunes is open on the computer
* The iOS device and the computer are on the same Wi-Fi network

Is iTunes installed on a computer that is connected to your network over wifi? If so, "same Wi-Fi network" may mean same access point for both the computer and the iOS device if you have multiple ones at your location (and depending the router and its settings).

If needed, here are the troubleshooting steps: »support.apple.com/kb/ts4062

I'm well aware of how it is "supposed" to work, but it doesn't. There have been many reports of it not working. Google it.

Pardon me for trying to help the OP. Have a nice day!
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haroldo

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united state
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and you did! I was looking at iTunes and voila! it just appeared ... another Festivus Miracle!
(after 6.1.2...so it might not be a miracle, but an undocumented bug fix)


darcilicious
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LOL! Automagically fixed from afar!


Nezmo
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reply to haroldo
said by haroldo:

and you did! I was looking at iTunes and voila! it just appeared ... another Festivus Miracle!
(after 6.1.2...so it might not be a miracle, but an undocumented bug fix)

Yup, missing devices just appear sometimes. And then they can just disappear after being connected over USB.

It just works you know
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