Error message when syncing (for both computer and mobile iphone app)

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15 May, 2013 08:46 PM

Whenever I try to sync on my mobile app, I get a message saying:

"After syncing, the colleciton was in an incosistent state. To fix this problem, Anki will force a full sync. Please syn again, and choose which side you would like to keep"

But when I try syncing again, it gives me the same message (doesn't do a full sync, even when I force it to)

I get the same message with my computer software now too.


  1. 1 Posted by Soren Bjornstad on 15 May, 2013 10:42 PM

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    Please run a database check on the computer version and then full sync up,
    as it is likely your collection is in an inconsistent state.

  2. 2 Posted by Mike M. Lin on 16 May, 2013 02:39 AM

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    Thanks. I had the same problem and this worked for me. The desktop app ended up deleting two bad notes. For those of you who don't know how to run a database check, it's under Tools > Maintenance > Check Database...

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Damien Elmes on 16 May, 2013 04:24 AM

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  4. Soren Bjornstad closed this discussion on 03 Jun, 2013 01:01 AM.

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