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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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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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How to transfer iPhone playlists to computer?

I've previously made all my playlists on my computer. However recently I made a few playlists on my iPhone and when I synced the phone to my computer the playlists didn't show up in iTunes. How can I ...
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Share only iTunes Match between two devices

My wife and I have separate Apple IDs, but all of our music is in my iTunes Match "account". Can I share just that between our phones, keeping everything else separate? We both have IOS 7 installed. ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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iTunes Match hangs at step 2 and does not complete

I have been trying to get iTunes Match to work for a week. It keeps getting stuck at Step 2. To try and fix it I have been stopping and starting Match, sometimes it gets further and other times it ...
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Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
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Does iTunes Match work with iOS8 Family Sharing?

Since I currently don't use iTunes Match, but have started to use the new iOS8 Family Sharing feature to share app and music purchases with the rest of my family, I'm curious to see whether Family ...
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Will iTunes Match organize my local files?

Today I organized some of my songs/albums on my Macbook Pro while I was at work. My main/local files are on my PC at home which is also connected to Match. After organizing songs in the cloud, will ...
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How do you delete music on iTunes Match if already deleted entirely from Mac?

I was deleting an album on my iTunes Match enabled Mac and I forgot to check the box that says, "Also Delete from Cloud" and I deleted the files themselves by not selecting "Keep Files." So now the ...
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How to replace mp3 files with m4a versions in itunes?

A few points before I get into my question/issue: I am not looking for a way to convert file formats. The library and all music is located on another Mac on the local network (so it is not indexed ...
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How can I get my entire iTunes Match-based music library to appear on my iPhone?

I have about 12,500 tracks uploaded to iTunes Match. From my desktop and laptop, everything works great. I can see the cloud-based tracks and play them. I can download them to my machines. When I ...
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Syncing a combination of iTunes and non-iTunes music

There is a website called Legitmix that sells mixes and mashups of popular songs. To avoid copyright problems, they have integrated iTunes into their website so that you have to download the original, ...
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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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Apple lossless through iTunes Match to iPhone?

I have some songs that are encoded in Apple Lossless on my MacBook Air. They are in iTunes Matched. When I add the songs I get 256 kbps. I cannot add via iTunes because I have Match enabled. If I ...
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How to prevent my iPhone from downloading music when using cellular data?

My iPhone 5s CONTINUALLY downloads songs I've previously purchased, then deleted. I've resolved the issue on how to delete songs that appear un-deletable. Now I need to stop the songs from ...
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Batch-download from iTunes Match to Mac in iTunes 11

I used to be able to batch-download songs from iTunes Match on my Mac by selecting a group of tracks and choosing Download from the contextual menu, but that option seems to be missing in iTunes 11 ...
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Why is the last 30 seconds of every song in a specific album void of audio on my iphone?

I have iTunes Match and for the most part it's awesome. I happened on a bizarre issue a few days ago though. The music in Every song of 1 particular Album (Cake - Prolonging the magic) is gone. No ...
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iCloud won't transfer manually added music

I have 2 computers on which I listen to my music: a Macbook Pro (which I consider to be my "main" computer for my music library) and a Windows 7 desktop, for which the music library was originally ...
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iTunes Match constantly have to sign out/in

Running the latest version of mavericks and iTunes and my library is about 6000+ songs. But after a few days of listening iTunes will prompt me to sign out and back in for match to work. Sometimes ...
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How to make sure album art shows up everywhere (Mac & iPhone) while using iTunes Match?

What's the correct way to manage album art while using iTunes Match and have it show up everywhere? I've noticed that, typically: When iTunes Match correctly applies album art in iTunes, it only ...
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How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
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Read-only mode for iTunes match

I want to share my iTunes match library with my wife. But I do not want the library to be extended whenever she adds music to her local iTunes library. Is it possible to deactivate the automatic ...
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iTunes Match and Library on NAS

I just got a new MacBookAir for my home. It will primarily be used at home with some occasional use out of the house. I would like to use the iTunes server on my Synology NAS to store a downloaded ...
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Deleted iTunes matched songs still taking up space

I recently turned on iTunes Match and opted to delete local copies of my music. After doing so, my available space on my SSD did not report a change, despite deleting almost 100GB of tracks. Is this ...
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How do you delete albums (or large groups of songs) from your iOS device using iTunes Match?

I forced my iPhone to download everything in iCloud (create All Music playlist, download, wait...). Now I want to delete about 25% of my music from the device. iOS 7 only allows you to delete one song ...
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Some playlists are missing from iTunes Match

I've just subscribed for iTunes Match and it did quite a good job of matching stuff except that three of my playlists are missing from it. That three missing playlists only show up on my iMac which is ...
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Signing up to iTunes Match in a country that doesn't have it

I am really digging Apple's iTunes Match and would love to get it. However, I am living in Sweden where you can´t subscribe to it at the moment. I have found that there is a workaround for it, by ...
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repeated iCloud downloads required

Some of the music on my iPhone (4S, IOS7 keeps having to be downloaded for me to play it. In several cases over the past months I have had to download the same songs several times. No synch in ...
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iTunes Match Songs Don't Appear on iPhone

My iPhone 5S says it has synced with iTunes Match but some music is missing from the iPhone. I have Show All Music turned on. Is there some way to debug what is happening?
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Only First Track Played on iPhone gets updated to iTunes Playlist

I've searched and found issues similar to mine, but not exact. I've got an iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1. I've got two Macs: Work: Macbook Pro running 10.9.2 with iTunes 11.1.5 Home: iMac also running ...
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How to fix songs still waiting in iTunes Match?

I've recently refreshed my iTunes library and, as a result, decided to delete everything in iTunes Match and re-upload just to make sure it's all current and correct. It's a large library (nearly ...
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What happens if you stop iTunes Match subscription?

If you cancel your iTunes match subscription, what exactly does happen? Can you still download the songs you matched already, but cannot match any new ones? Or can't you download any song anymore? ...
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iTunes Match error 4010 when adding songs to iCloud

I have been using iTunes Match for 6 months or so and have been reasonably happy with the service. However over the past 2-3 days I get an error when I try to add new songs to iCloud: We could not ...
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accidentally deleted entire iTunes Match music library - is there a way to recover?

I'm slightly panicking here. I don't keep local copies of songs in my iTunes library, instead streaming them on demand via iTunes Match, to save space on the SSD drive. In certain situations such as ...
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iTunes Match: Screwed up meta tags - delete caches?

I want to know how to force iTunes Match to refresh meta information, assuming it uses cached, outdated information. This is an album in iTunes on the Mac: Note it has 21 songs. What is supposed to ...
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iPod to iTunes Match Subscription Failure

I have an iPod touch (forget which generation but it has 32G storage if that's helpful). I've been subscribed to iTunes Match for about two years, have had this iPod for about a year and a half. In ...
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Is my local iTunes music library completely replaceable by iTunes Match?

My iTunes library contains (1) purchased music from the iTunes Store and (2) music that is not from the iTunes Store (like mp3 files ripped from CDs). I am subscribed to iTunes Match. Furthermore I ...
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How do you remove a playlist from iTunes match?

I would like to remove a bunch of playlists from iTunes on my PC and have those removed playlists disappear from my other devices and computers. I tried deleting them all from the PC and leaving them ...
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Using iTunes match, my collection seems peppered with songs that cut out before their full length

Using iTunes match, my collection seems peppered with songs that cut out before their full length. An example: A song would be 5 minutes long, the song timer would show it as being 5 minutes long, ...
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Can iTunes Match recognize songs recorded from analog sources (line-in, cassette, vinyl LP, or FM radio), or only digitally-extracted CD audio?

This question about converting cassette music for an iPod inspired me to ask: Can the iTunes Match service provided by Apple recognize songs recorded from an analog source, such as recording via ...
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iTunes asks me to subscribe to iTunes Match again when I try to turn iTunes Match back on

I wanted to disable iTunes Match temporarily, so I selected Turn Off iTunes Match from the menu bar. Now when I try to select Turn On iTunes Match, iTunes shows me this screen: How can I turn ...
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iTunes import settings for files on computer

I'm switching to iTunes for music management to make my life easier (mac, iPad, iPhone, ATV owner) and because I keep my library in the cloud via iTunes Match. I've noticed that .mp3 files won't ...
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Movie downloaded from iTunes store on iPad, not available on Mac

I downloaded the movie "Hugo" from the iTunes store during Apple's "12 days of gifts", on my iPad. I have iTunes match for my music (and presumably also for movies), however when I go to see the list ...
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How do I put music not eligible for iCloud on my iPhone without turning off iTunes Match?

In short, I have an audio file that is too large for iTunes Match (This item is not eligible for iCloud), but I'd still like to listen to it on my phone. In days past I was still able to drag the ...
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What is iTunes Radio's skip limit?

Pandora, Spotify Radio, and other music/radio streaming services usually have a limit on the number of skips allowed in a set amount of time. Does iTunes Radio have a similar limit, and if so, what ...
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How do I update iTunes Match info on my iOS 7 device?

I have an iPhone running iOS 7.0.4. I use iTunes Match. I recently updated a bunch of meta data in iTunes on my PC. These updates have been pushed to iCloud and thence to iTunes on my other PCs. ...
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Music genres are wrong in iTunes Match on iOS

I am running the latest version of iTunes and use iTunes Match, all my music is properly tagged (mostly from iTunes built in lookup). However, on my iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) the Genres are all ...
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'Loading iTunes Match' always shows when I start Music on my iPhone

A few months ago I was having problems downloading songs from iCloud, I could play them fine, but just couldn't download them for off-line access. I spoke to Apple support, and they advised me to ...
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How can I update iTunes Match from the command line?

I use iTunes Match to access my iTunes library at work. I added some new music to my library (back at home) recently, but I forgot to run the "Update iTunes Match" command to ensure that the songs ...