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I have a Nas system setup, i can play music through itunes with it but i can not add songs off my nas to a playlist in itunes or copy songs over to my iPhone. am i missing something here or does apple not allow that?

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Which NAS? Is it running an iTunes Server you access via iTunes? – patrix Sep 22 '12 at 15:38
Your answer will vary by model. Is it a WD, QNAP, Synology, or. . .? – Rampant Jun 27 '15 at 23:35

Try the menu and select Advanced , create aac version. Then try to add it to your device. hope it helps. or import the songs to your library. good luck. I hope it works for you.

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