12 Replies Latest reply: Aug 21, 2011 1:20 PM by CD66
CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I have recently upgraded to iphoto 11 and just loaded a series of photos which I have edited.  When I sync my iPad it copies the photos but not the edits?  How do I fix this. Previous albums and events synch the edited versions...

  • 1. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)

    Greetings,

     

    Remove the iPod Photo Cache and try again: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1314

     

    Hope that helps.

  • 2. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    This sounds good to me but how do I locate and delete the iphoto ipod cache folder?

     

    Thanks Chris

  • 3. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)

    Follow the link I provided above.

  • 4. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thanks  I did that.  I selected no photos and deleted all photos from my ipad.  I then selected just the album in question and it loaded the photos without edits again!  Interestingly my iphone has them correctly showing the edits!

  • 5. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)

    If the iPhone shows the edits when the same Album is selected and the iPad does not, that suggests an issue with the iPad.  You may need to restore it: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1414

     

    Before doing that try removing the following to the trash and restarting the computer:

    Your User > Library > Preferences > com.apple.iphoto (there may be more than 1, remove them all)

    Your User > Library > Caches > com.apple.iphoto

     

    If after you restart and sync, the iPhone still receives the edited images from iPhoto but iPad does not, its time to restore the iPad (assuming you've already updated the software on it).

     

    Cheers.

  • 6. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Madison,

     

    Thanks for the response.  I have followed your advice and removed all photos from my ipad and then reloaded having deleted the files above.  My ipad still has the unedited photos.  Also note this is not just one ipad but both and both my iphones have the correct photos!  This doesn't feel like a device issue rather than an ipad sync issue.

     

    Can you advise what to do next?

     

    Thanks Chris

  • 7. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)

    iPhones and iPads use the same technology to sync data.  If one device (or two) syncs but others do not then the issue usually lies with those devices.

     

    That said if you tried the afore mentioned article and removed the iPod Photo Cache and the issue persists try the following:

     

    1.)  Remove the following to the trash and restart the computer:

    Your User > Library > Preferences > com.apple.iPhoto (there may be more than one, remove them all)

    Your User > Library > Caches > com.apple.iPhoto

     

    2.) Remove the iPod Photo Cache again: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1314

     

    3.) Launch iPhoto and then make a new Album and put some edited images into it

     

    4.) Sync your iPad with the newly created album and check carefully to see if the edited versions show up

     

    If the issue persists backup your data and then rebuild your iPhoto Library.

    -- First rebuild using the "permissions" option.

    -- Once complete go back and do the "rebuild iphoto library database from automatic backup" option

    -- If this does not resolve the issue go back again and do the "repair the iphoto library database" option

     

    Cheers.

  • 8. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I am sorry to say none of the above helped.  In the end I exported the event in question out of iphoto and then re-imported it and now the pictures are as they should be except I will not be able to revert to the originals.  Disappointing but not crucial.  It will be interesting to see if this bug re-appears when I import the next set of photos to iphoto, edit and then sync them.  Please let me know if you find others with the same problem or you find a fix to this error.

     

    Thanks Chris

  • 9. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)

    Hey Chris,

     

    By re-importing the images into iPhoto you've made them "originals" so they are no longer "edited" versions as far as iPhoto is concerned.

     

    As a test, import a brand new image and then apply an obvious edit (like a big crop) to it and see if it syncs to your iOS device.

  • 10. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Hi there,

     

    Sorry for the delay in responding. I have now taken more photos and edited some of them. Having synched both iPhone and iPad I fin that the edits in iPhoto do not show on either iPad or iPhone!  This is very frustrating.  Previously I have not had this issue.  I think it is only since upgrading to iPhoto 2011.

     

    Please can you help?

     

    Thanks Chris

  • 11. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)

    Before spending any more time on this, lets issolate the issue.

     

    1. Ensure ALL software is up to date by going Apple > Software update and plugging in the iOS device and clicking "Update" on the iOS device Summary screen.
    2. Quit iTunes if open
    3. Hold down the option key
    4. Launch iPhoto while holding option
    5. Create a new library
    6. Add a picture
    7. Edit the picture
    8. Quit iPhoto
    9. Launch iTunes
    10. Click on the iOS device > Photos and sync the photo that was edited -- Let me know what happens.

    Note: You can switch back to your normal library using the Option key following steps 1 and 2.

  • 12. Re: Iphoto iPad synch
    CD66 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Installing LION seems to have removed the problem so I have not needed to run through this set of actions.

     

    Many thanks for your support.

     

    Cheers Chris