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Is there a way to automatically download lyrics in iTunes?

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In which operating system? – Aaron Lake Mar 17 '11 at 19:10
I am on Windows7 – Raj More Mar 17 '11 at 19:21
Is this on-topic for this site? Windows 7 is a Microsoft product. – AbiusX Mar 17 '11 at 23:24
iTunes is an Apple product. – g . Mar 17 '11 at 23:42
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There's no built-in functionality to download lyrics in iTunes, but there's a slew of software designed for this purpose:



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Actually, copy-pasting from the multitude of lyrics websites (AZLyrics, MetroLyrics, etc.) will be easier than downloading a whole another software. – user3932000 Aug 18 '15 at 5:49

For Windows: LyricsXpert

Works in all languages and free for now

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To get lyrics on iTunes on your computer

  • Right click the song you want lyrics for.
  • Click "Get Info".
  • Click "Lyrics".
  • Find the lyrics to the song on a website such as or
  • Copy and paste the lyrics into the lyrics section.
  • Click ok.

Now those lyrics are available from now on.

To get lyrics on your iPhone or iPad

  • Follow the above instructions to get the lyrics on your computer.
  • Plug your device into your computer.
  • Click sync under the device information.
  • When the sync is finished, go to your music app, and play the song that you put lyrics in for.
  • Tap the artwork, and lyrics should show up.
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This is not automatic. – David Mulder Jun 22 '15 at 16:19

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