Not only a media player, iTunes manages apps and data syncing to iPod and iOS devices.

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iPad 1 won't boot, flashes apple logo

I have recently acquired a refurbished iPad 1 WiFi + 3G. Straight out of the box it wouldn't boot up at all. No logo, or anything. Upon plugging the device into the AC power charger, the Apple logo ...
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iTunes ignores track name in M3U playlist for URLs

I have M3U file like #EXTM3U #EXTINF:187,Track Artist - Track name http://my.site/3fe49f5deb06.mp3 (the URL locates the file on remote server, not a radio or stream) I see there is some track info ...
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Advertising Identifier declaration missing? Testflight external testers

i've tried to submit my app to the beta review (testflight, external testers) and got this mail after submitting. Undeclared Use of Advertising Identifier [IDFA]. Your app contains the ...
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Apple TV: Connect to multiple Home Sharings

Is it possible to connect one Apple TV to multiple iTunes Home Sharings? I have two Macs that are connected to different Apple IDs, and I want to access both of them via the Apple TVs Computers ...
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Keep iPad and iPhone apps separate

I have an iPhone 4s. It is the 16g model. I just purchased an iPad mini 64g. Here is my question: I want to use some apps exclusively on my iPad as my poor iPhone just can't handle all the data. ...
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iTunes Library Volume Location Problem

I have an external drive called "ITUNES_MAIN" that I keep all my media on and there's an "ITUNES_BACKUP" which is it's duplicate, just in case. Earlier this year, the main drive died, so I had to ...
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How do I automatically add podcast episodes to my iPod Touch 5 from my iTunes 12 instead of having to get them from the cloud?

I have subscribed to a podcast added several of the older episodes to iTunes 12 on my PC and downloaded them from the cloud. Before syncing my iPod Touch 5, I have selected the that podcast to be ...
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Is it Possible to Manually Organise Imported Movie Extras in iTunes

I'm trying to organise a bunch of movie files that I've acquired from various sources, including my own DVDs, into iTunes. However, one thing I'm uncertain of are the extras, things like deleted ...
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What actually happens during “Waiting for changes to be applied” and “Waiting for items to copy”?

There are literally hundreds of threads on dozens of different internet forums about iOS devices that get stuck on "Waiting for changes to be applied" and/or "Waiting for items to copy" while syncing. ...
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how to install latest possible iTunes without Yosemite upgrade?

My Mac is running OS X Mavericks (1.9.5) and iTunes 11.1. After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7 to iOS 8, I get a message saying that I need at least iTunes 11.2 to connect to this iPhone. However, ...
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Importing images from internet to new albums in iTunes

I just had an update for iTunes to version 12.0.1.26. The old way to import images to new albums in iTunes has changed. How do I import in the latest version?
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Apple Store Gift Card [duplicate]

I've recently received a gift from a family member who mistakengly purchased an Apple Store gift card instead of what I presume he intended an iTunes Gift Card. For me this is a very unique ...
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Why does my iPhone 4 not play songs purchased from iTunes?

My iPhone 4 will not play any song except those that have been purchased from iTunes. All songs that have been downloaded from CDs are skipped and marked for deletion. How do I get them to play ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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How do I delete songs in iTunes that have an exclamation mark?

I have a bunch of files that I moved or deleted in Finder, and now iTunes shows exclamation marks. I would like to delete these from iTunes and from iTunes Match / iCloud. How do I do that, using free ...
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iTunes 12: How to cycle through View Options with script/shortcut?

I'm trying to writing an applescript that cycles through Songs, Albums, Artists, Composers, Genres, and back to Songs. There is nothing in applescript Dictionary with regards to this, so I have to ...
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I Pay for iTunes Match So Why Does iTunes Radio Now Have Ads (iTunes 12.0.1.26)

I pay for iTunes Match, account is in good standing, auto-renew is turned on. I just update to iTunes 12.0.1.26 now I have ads when using iTunes radio. How do I get rid of them? I've already tried ...
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Why is iTunes not shuffling songs but albums?

I am currently running iTunes 12.0.1.26 on OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and every time I try to play any set of songs randomly the songs get grouped by album. I have had this problem with previous versions ...
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iBooks series metadata

In iBooks on 10.10, books can have series metadata as shown in the image. What metadata do I need to add to an external epub (i.e. not from ibook store) so that it can be displayed as a series?
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Remove iOS8 install file from iPad [duplicate]

I have an iPad 3, running iOS7. Following some articles I read, alleging to degraded performance undr iOS8, I decided to not upgrade (if anyone can contribute any experience to the contrary - I'd be ...
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Ogg Vorbis/FLAC Support for OS X 10.10

I used to playback Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files (in iTunes) with this QuickTime plugin: https://www.xiph.org/quicktime/ But this no longer seems to work in OS X 10.10 (probably also in 10.9, I don't ...
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Music files don't copy from iTunes to iPhone, appear grey with a dotted circle

When I drag music files from iTunes (desktop) onto a connected iPhone, many times the files just don't copy to the iPhone - the tracks appear in the list on iPhone, albeit grey and the most-left ...
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iTunes new song notifications: how to turn off when using miniplayer?

I really like that iTunes (Yosemite, iTunes 12) shows OS notifications when a new song comes up. But when I am using iTunes in miniplayer mode, I don't need these notifications. Is there a way to get ...
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Show grouping field by default in iTunes Info Window

This is really really annoying when you manage your iTunes library in a good way, but Yosemite seems to strip out the 'Grouping' field when editing a track in the Info window. Is there any way to get ...
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Mini iPad with ios8 sync thru iTunes 11 on pc

My. Sync cancels randomly since upgrading to iOS 8. Can anyone tell me why please? I have over 1000 books and it cancels anywhere from like 20 to 100 books at a time... Very irritating. It takes a ...
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App Store Updates not working

I'm running Mavericks (10.9.5) and it has been working without problems since months. Recently I can't install updates from the App Store. Since today, the App Store doesn't even show icons anymore. ...
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iTunes not showing app update description texts

I have a very weird problem with iTunes lately. When I go to Apps → Updates, all apps that show up there, don't have an update description text. The app is displayed, its version is displayed, vendor, ...
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If Yosemite is free, why do I have to verify billing info?

I am unable to upgrade to Yosemite because when I press the "Free" button it takes me to a page where I must verify my billing info., then when I press done, it gives me "your payment method was ...
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Shortcut Keys do not work any more

Previously when editing the information about a song, you could press Alt+G to go to the Genre, or Alt+A to the artist. This seems to not work in the latest iTunes 12. Is there a way to get the ...
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A question about syncing the IPad with Win XP and Win 8.1

I use an IPad, a Windows XP SP3 desktop and a Windows 8.1 laptop. I usually use the IPad and I delete emails from there. I do not know how to sync all three of these machines to get rid of the deleted ...
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Downgrading from iOS 8.1 beta 2 to iOS 8.0.2

I have to use a backup of my iPhone but iTunes says that is not compatible with the beta distribution. So I need to downgrade to iOS 8.0.2 but it seems not possible. Any Idea? Now I'm downloading ...
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Re download app with redeemed code

I have a set of redeem codes associated to a VPP purchase. I went ot my phone itunes and entered the first code. The app download started automatically. Unfortunately, due to a network problem, the ...
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Album and Artist not showing recent download

I pre-ordered an album off iTunes. It became available today. But when I checked my albums on my phone, I saw one song (I had downloaded for free through the bands website) but nothing else was there. ...
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My itunes program says i have more songs than my iphone says I do

According to my iTunes, I am supposed have something like 480 songs on my iPhone, which is correct. However, many songs are missing on my iPhone even though those songs are there under the "on this ...
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Can't seem to sync albums that weren't purchased from the itunes store to my IPhone 5c

I recently got a new IPhone 5c. When I tried to sync my music from itunes to my phone, it only synced songs and albums that I had bought from the itunes store. All of the music that I had uploaded ...
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How to get ripped CD music onto my iPhone? [duplicate]

How do I get music which I have ripped from CDs into iTunes onto my iPhone so I can listen to it? It shows up in my library but I can't get it to sync to my iPhone. I've clicked on the iPhone icon, ...
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Problem synchronizing end of reoccurring task from iPhone

Calendar synchronization between iPhone and iCal works (over iTunes), but when a recurring appointment is ended on the iPhone, this is not synchronized with iCal, as a result reoccuring appointments ...
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iTunes starts playing when disconnecting Bose Soundlink Mini

i have a Bose Soundlink Mini connected to a Macbook Air. When the Soundlink turns off after a time (because of energy saver mode), iTunes automatically starts playing music. I didn't find any option ...
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How to resolve sync session failed to start issue in iOS 8?

When I tried to sync my iPhone 5 in order to switch to iPhone 6, I found the sync failed due to the error: Sync session failed to start in iTunes. However, despite me deleting all the multitasks and ...
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iTunes Sync Error

Starting up iTunes on my Win 8.1 computer to sync via USB connected to my iPad immediately brings up the message The iPad "Bills iPad" cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54) Any ideas ...
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How to use different accounts (of different countries) for iTunes and iBookstore on iPhone or iPad?

Simply stated, it is I bought quite a bit of Music and Movies from my native country (be it Hong Kong, France, Italy, etc). However, the iBookstore for that country has very few books on the ...
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iphone 4s did not work after trying to upgrade from ios 5 to ios 6 unsuccessfully

my iphone 4s was with ios 5.0 and already jailbreak when purchased, I just tried to upgrade it to 6.13, on it own (which is I did not hook up my iphone with my computer nor iTunes at that time), ...
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iTunes pauses and does random things when my headphones move

I am using iTunes on Mac. I suppose there might be a problem with my headphones and it is sending random commands to the computer. When I move my head, my iTunes pauses and sometimes it goes to a ...
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Have to keep closing and opening iTunes to finish a device restore

I got a new iPhone, and am restoring my old iPod Touch to this iPhone. During the process, it gets stuck on apps. I've got about 100, and it keeps stopping at about every 5 apps or so. By "stopping", ...
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How to move music from external hard drive into my iTunes library?

I'm trying to move a bunch of old music off an external hard drive in to my iTunes library. I'm using iTunes 11.4 on a late 2014 macbook pro and the hard drive is a verbatim. I'm sure this is simple ...
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About sending gifts

If I send a gift from my old Apple id to my email and make a new Apple id with that email will I have the amount that I sent from my old Apple id to my new Apple ID.
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When syncing books on iPad, library shown in iBooks also contains books no longer in iBooks

I add and remove books en PDFs to en from iBooks. When wanting to sync my books and PDFs on my iPad, through iTunes, the list of books and PDFs available for my iPad (from iBooks) shown under 'Books', ...
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How can I listen music on OSX without let iTunes take a copy about it?

It is annoying that I just get from some source a music, and I start to listen it and iTunes automatically copy it and save it in its file structure again. Dataspace will be filled up.