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How to set audiobooks to repeat on iPhone

A while ago Apple moved audiobooks from the music app to iBooks. Now I can't listen to audiobooks on repeat. Is there any way of getting back this functionality?
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Creating audiobooks from individual tracks

I have the following audiobooks in the latest iTunes under Windows 10: I have imported several audiobooks from Audible into iTunes. Each book appears under "Audiobooks" on my iPod Classic as a ...
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I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and want to listen to it on my iPhone

I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and I wanted to listen to it on my computer. I plugged my iPhone in, and synced "Audiobooks" and selected the audiobook in the list, via iTunes on my Mac. So, I ...
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Can ffmpeg merge multiple m4a files into one ~chapterized~ file?

Given a folder full of 'm4a' files, I can merge them all into one big m4a file using ffmpeg like so: ffmpeg -f concat -i <(for f in ./*.m4a; do echo "file '$PWD/$f'"; done) \ -c copy ../OUTPUT.m4a ...
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Music plays when I pause an audiobook

When I am listening to an audiobook (on iPhone 5c) with headphones, I'll press Pause and instead of pausing the book it starts playing the music I have stored on the phone. If I hit Pause again, it ...
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iCloud Music Library and multi-CD audiobooks: Duplicate error

So I've imported an audiobook into my iTunes library. It consists of 4 CDs with about 11 tracks each. I've given them the proper author info and album info. I also gave each CD the proper number ...
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How to set the narrator option for an audiobook in iTunes

I have imported an m4b file as an audiobook in iTunes and found its metadata lacking, so via the info window I try and edit the metadata, but I cannot edit the 'Narrator' field. Does anyone know a ...
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iOS app for simultaneous reading and listening to a (audio) book

I'd like to read books in a foreign language while listening to its Audiobook version. Is there an app that can do that? Notes: This is what Amazon calls Immersive Reading. It's available on their ...
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iphone Audio Book Reader

I am using my iPhone to listen to audio books. When the iPhone stays on, I can stop listenting and when I restart it remembers which file I was last listening to, and where in that file I was. ...
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Join-merge-consolidate many audio book CDs into one or a few albums in iTunes 12 / PC?

You have an audio book consisting of multiple CDs. In addition to joining the tracks on each CD, you want to merge the CDs. If it's a small book of only a few CDs, then you might want to merge all CDs ...
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How to restore or rebuy deleted iTunes audiobook purchase?

I lost my copy of a downloaded audio book from iTunes. I also accidentally deleted my computer copy. I am willing to rebuy the audiobook but iTunes will not let me rebuy the audiobook. It just tells ...
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Play audiobooks with chapter selection on iOS

I have a number of DRM free Audio Books which I listen to while walking the dog, when I put them on my iPod Classic I can scroll through the chapters and pick which one I want to listen to. On my ...
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Upgraded my iPhone from 3gs to 5. How do I move my audiobooks onto the new iPhone?

I just bought a new iPhone but own a small library of audiobooks bought through iTunes that are on the old phone. I sort of assumed I could simply redownload the purchased books onto the new phone as ...
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Since upgrade to iOS my phone does not remember position in audiobooks

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 6 from iOS 5 last week. Since then the phone doesn't remember its position in audiobooks any more and most often (sometimes it remembers the position) starts at the ...
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Can't I listen to purchased audiobooks on two devices?

Just purchased an audiobook through iTunes on my iPhone but when I tried to download the book for my living room iPod Touch iTunes said I needed to repurchase it? Can't I download Audiobooks to two ...
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audiobooks syncing problem

I've downloaded audiobooks from OverDrive Media Console to my computer with no problem. When I sync my Iphone 4 to my computer, the book chapters don't sync in chronological order: what can I do to ...
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IPod touch audiobook not displaying

audio book from the library is on the IPod and shows up under books in ITunes, with three others, but this one doesn't display under audio books on the IPod itself
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Add podcast-like chapters to audiobooks

I have a number of audiobooks that are very long (10 or more CDs). I don't like having them all in separate files because when you leave and come back, you're scrolling through hundreds of files to ...
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What does setting Media Kind to Audiobook do?

If I change the Media Kind option on a track to Audiobook, what does effects does that have on my iTunes library? How does it change the presentation and functionality of the track?
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Is there a way to sort audio by file name in the music app on iOS 5?

I got an MP3 audiobook download for Christmas. The downloaded and unzipped files are named in this manner: 01 Prologue.mp3 02 Chapter 1 - Don't start yappin.mp3 03 Chapter 2 - Stack Exchangin ...
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Can I load and play audibooks on the iPod shuffle 2GB?

Can I load and play audibooks on the iPod shuffle 2GB? If so, how many standard novels can I fit on there, am I only allowed to download from the iTunes shop or can I also load from the library?
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Best way to convert MP3 audiobooks to M4B ones?

I am looking for the best way to convert convert MP3 audiobooks to M4B ones. Minimize the quality loose on recompression. Optionally be able to auto-choose best M4A/M4B compression method based on ...
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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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How can I upload audiobooks to iTunes Match, or sync w/out matching?

I have numerous audiobooks that I've manually ripped to <96kbps mp3 format. The steps I've taken to adhere to Apple's iTunes Match policy to get these files available to match are as follows: ...
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Free Audio Book (m4a) creator for Mac?

Is there any free and easy to use audiobook creator for Mac? I need something that could create a .m4b audio book from several .mp3 files and eventually audio tracks. Also possibility to create ...
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iOS Audiobook player without iTunes media library

I would really like to find an audiobook player that works on iOS without using the iTunes media library. Here is my problem: iTunes (on Mac) mixes audio and e- books together. I have a fair sized ...
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Scrubbing chapters and not losing stop points on audiobooks on iPod nano

Is there a way to scrub through a chapter on the 6th gen nano? I have only been able to scrub chapter to chapter which isn't useful when you become distracted and want to rewind 30 seconds. Is there ...