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Why does iTunes Looking for iPad fail?

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Aug 9, 2012 2:17 PM

In iTunes when I click on Apps for my iPad listed under DEVICES and then select an app (usually FileMaker Go) and try to drag one of the app's files to the iMac desktop, I will get that iTunes is "Looking fo iPad" and then after a few seconds the iPad will disappear from the iTunes DEVICES list. After several times quit and launching iTunes and trying again, I will be able to get it to work FINALLY. I am accessing the iPad and my iPhone as well via wifi when I do this. I don't do this kind of operation nearly as often with my iPhone, but have had the same problem with it as well.  I have connected the devices via usb, clicked on summary for the device, and unchecked and checked "Sync with this iPad (or iPhone depending) over Wi-Fi. That has not solved the problem. I am on Mac OS 10.8, iTunes 10, iOS 5.1.1 on both i-devices.



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