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iCal not syncing between Apple desktop and handheld

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iCal is not syncing between my Apple desktop (mainly my iMac) and handheld (mainly my iPhone).


From within iTunes, it appears that it is syncing – the right selections are made, it is listed as the sync occurs.  But schedule items do not get synced from my iPhone to my iMac’s desktop.


But I’m suspicious as to the cause.  I recall receiving a dialog box a few days ago indicating that I had a large number of conflicts during my last sync operation.  I was too busy/tired at the time to go through the 194 that iTunes listed for me!


I have a feeling the two things are connected; however, I cannot find a way to get at that list of conflicts to resolve them.  If I could, I have a feeling that it might resolve the logjam problem you and I both have.


Does anyone know how to get at the list of iCal synchronization conflicts from the last sync operation?


I've searched and searched, and Apple documentation is very thin on this topic.  (Although, curiously, they seem to have more documentation oriented towards Windows users, than those of us who are completely Apple customers -- iPods, iPhones, Macbooks, iMacs, even Airport Extreme and Express).


btw, I'm not using iCloud.  This is simple, straightforward device syncing with the mother ship.  It's stopped, and that's never good when you use your calendar all day long, sometimes on the desktop and sometimes on the handheld.

Mac OS X (10.6.8), iMac/MacBook Pro/iPhone/iPod/iPad m
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    I am having the same problem.  I have tried all the troubleshooting suggestions.  They havent' worked either. I can't get my iCal phone app to download it's info to my Mac iCal and now I am starting to worry that I will miss important meetings and appointments. Arrgh!


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