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How can I change the country of an iTunes account?

When I first set up my iTunes account, I didn't have a credit card, so I set it up as a US account, as this was the only way I could create one without a card (and thus use my iPod Touch). The ...
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Is there any way to get a generic (country-unrelated) iTunes link?

When copying links to stuff in iTunes or Mac App Store, I always get a countrycode-specific link. Is there any way to get a generic one? If not, will those links resolve to national-specific iTunes ...
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How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?

I was running out space on the drive where I stored my iTunes media, because every time I opened iTunes, the application would immediately begin downloading TV shows I had purchased on my Apple TV. ...
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What's happens to credit in the non-Organizer account when you turn on Family Sharing?

I, my wife and my three kids all have apple devices and IDs. However, some of my kids have credit balances from gift cards. If I turn on Apple Sharing, can those gift balances still be spent?
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How to obtain the direct link to a specific podcast episode in iOS iTunes Store?

My friend, on her iPhone, wants to email me an iTunes Music Store link directly to a specific episode of a podcast. She wants to do this without downloading any 3rd party apps. Problem is....at ...
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Can I pay for my Netflix subscription using iTunes credit?

Now that you can sign up for Netflix with your Apple ID and use that for billing, does that allow you to get it billed to your iTunes Credit rather than credit card?
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in music library, just iPod

In yesterday's (sep 9th 2014) Apple event, Tim Cook anounced Apple would offer as a gift the album "Songs of Innocence" by the Irish rock band U2. The iTunes Music Store said album was already ...
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iTunes 11 doesn't remember to show cloud purchases

On this particular computer, I use iTunes 11 only with my cloud purchases – I don't have any music stored locally. Very often (but not always), when I launch iTunes, it comes up with an empty library ...
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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I’ve changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else's fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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In iTunes Store, how can you view the full name?

When I'm looking in the store (iTunes U, specifically), many of the titles are cut off, ending in "..." I thought the standard "hold the cursor over the text" would show a little window with the ...
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How can I download free apps without registering an Apple ID?

"This Apple ID has not been yet been used before in the iTunes Store. Tap review to sign in, then review your account information." I keep getting this message when I try to install free apps ...
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Verification required when attempting to purchase free app

When I'm trying to install a free app on my iPod, it'll say: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify your payment info. Why do I see then when ...
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iPhone and iPad apps have gone missing since update

When I updated to the most recent iPhone software last year, my phone had trouble getting the update and after resetting it and trying to restore it, I still have a number of apps that I can't find. ...
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Changing my iTunes account details

I have a UK account but have relocated to Australia. I'm trying desperately to change my account details but the system won't let me as I have £10 credit on my UK account. I don't mind losing the £10 ...
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Which US Apple stores accept iTunes Gift Cards?

From time to time, retailers will discount iTunes Store Gift Cards and I'm tempted to stock up since discounts are enticing ways to shop. It appears that Apple has three sorts of gift cards available ...
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Can I use my Apple ID to download apps I've purchased onto a friend's iOS device?

Im buying an iphone for my friend, which knows nothing about technology, im planning to download apps for him. Can i use my apple id store and download what I already purchased with my iphone (so ...
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How do I gift a book from the iBookstore?

On the iTunes Store, you can gift people music, apps, etc. by clicking on the down arrow next to the buy button and choosing Gift This .... That option, however, is not available on books in the ...
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What's causing iTunes to randomly display a 4002 error?

Once every day or two, iTunes seemingly randomly displays a 4002 error: This is particularly puzzling to me, as the majority of the time (if not always) iTunes is in the background, and has been ...
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Does iTunes in the Cloud apply to Movie Rentals?

I rented a movie from iTunes on my Mac running OS X 10.8. I was under the assumption that it would be available on my iPhone (iOS 6) and iPad (iOS 6) to stream or download but it isn't. It doesn't ...
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separate apple IDs on same email address

our two kids have got ipod touches for Christmas. I tried to get them separate Apple ID accounts but it said because we had the same email address we could only have the one Apple ID. Is there a way ...
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iOS 7 Apps on iPad show up as installed but are not actually installed

I have a few apps that appear to be installed on my iPad running iOS 7 but are not actually installed. For instance, the app is no where on any home screen or inside any folder, but visiting the App ...
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Can't automatically update iTunes apps from different country on Mac

I purchased some apps in Argentina store, and then I moved to US store, and also got some apps. Now I'm no able to automatically update the apps I got on Argentina store. I tried to delete all my ...
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Is it possible to COMPLETELY delete an iBooks?

Yesterday, I saw that my brother has downloaded an "hentai" on my Mac (shame on me, I didn't lock it !) I deleted it, but it stays on my purchased books, and I don't want it ! Is it possible to ...
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How can I give my sister my iPad 2 with the videos and music from my iTunes account intact?

I want to give my sister my old iPad without deleting the videos and music I've put on the device. What do I need to do to deactivate it from my iTunes account without deleting the video and music ...
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Home Sharing, but without syncing purchases?

At home we have two iTunes accounts. We do not wish to share our purchases as, for example, we have very different tastes in music. We are looking to purchase an AppleTV that we can both use to ...
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Just activated old iPhone and App Store is trying to make me pay for an app I've already paid for

I had an iPhone app on my iPhone 5s now currently under repair that had a $100 app called GIS kit. I am connected to my iTunes account with the App Store, and have a bunch of apps that it's allowing ...
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Can I get the source code from an IPA?

How do I get source code or classes .m and .h files for .ipa files?
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iTunes: How to prevent a purchased gigantic app/book from ever downloading?

In iTunes, I have purchased some apps and books that are very large in size. I only purchased them in order to own them, taking advantage of a temporary low price, but I don't plan to use them any ...
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How do I retrieve songs hidden in the iCloud with iTunes 11.0.4?

My younger sister bought a few pop songs on my mom's computer (which is not an Apple but she has iTunes on it), and because of the iCloud they showed up on my computer as well. I really can't stand ...
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Can I download iphone apps from the online iTunes without having access to the iTunes program?

I'm not going to have access to my iTunes on my home computer nor my iPhone today. But I would like to download a few apps that are on sale today only (like this one). Is there a way to do that? Or ...
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App Store: can't add a new credit card (too many are already associated)

I use virtual credit cards to perform online purchases with my debit card, and I usually create a new one for every purchase (with a charge limit equal to the purchase's value). I was trying to add a ...
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Cannot transfer rented movie from iPod to computer?

I rented a movie on my iPod touch 5th gen and want to sync it to my computer so I can watch it there. It won't transfer however. What do I do? Do I have to rent it again on my computer?
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Using different Apple ID at App Store without transferring registration

I have made some app purchases using my current Apple ID (say personal.email@example.com). Can I use my current Apple ID (personal.email@example.com) at "Mac App Store" on MacBook Pro and iMac, which ...
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How to purchase a gift certificate in iTunes store?

My iTunes version is 11.1.3.8 (downloaded and installed today) and this is on Windows 7 x64. Locale is Iceland, recipient locale is Germany. The gift certificate is intended to be used for in-app ...
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Problem updating apps after iOS 6 update

"Your account is not valid for use in the Indian store. You must switch to US store before purchasing." I am getting the above error while updating apps (I have recently installed iOS 6). My Apple ID ...
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Can one access the iTunes Store Wish List via either of the two iOS app stores?

I use the "My Wish List" feature in the iTunes Store to keep track of music, movies, and apps that I discover via various RSS feeds, curating them for later purchase. Can I view my "Wish List" in ...
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Unable to download an iOS app from iTunes Japan when I am using my Apple account registered in the USA

I'm trying to download the Denwacho Kantan Copy app for iOS so that I can transfer my contacts to my new softbank iPhone. However, I am being told that I can't download this app with my American ...
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Use up the store credit [duplicate]

I have 0.80$ credit and I need to use it in order to change my region, so I can buy more store credit, since my credit card is not from USA anymore I moved back I need to find a way to use that ...
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How to turn off iTunes Store localisation?

The iTunes Store has an annoying habit of localising song metadata based on the system language: for instance, if I have my system language set to English but buy from the Japanese iTunes store, the ...
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Re-download purchased film on iPad without iTunes

I'm having real difficulty finding an answer to this problem and since the device is out of warranty, Apple want to charge £25 for me to even report the problem. We have ONE film that we've purchased ...
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Automatically download iTunes Season Pass episodes?

I have three active iTunes Season Passes for various shows, the first ones I've gotten in years. However, it seems that apparently the episodes don't auto-download anymore? Is that right? And you ...
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How to use the balance on your apple account in app store?

Recently I won a $10.00 gift card which I redeemed on Apple iTunes. So now when I open iTunes, to the left of my apple id, I see a $10.00 balance. My problem is that if I try to purchase an app, it ...
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How to view my complete purchase (just apps, not IAP stuff) history on Apple App Store?

I have tried many ways but failed to view a full list of my purchase. Does any one know how I can view them all? My first purchased should happen in early 2010. Thanks very much,
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Can I export a list of downloaded iPhone apps from iTunes?

I have a long list of apps I've downloaded for my iPhone on a single PC. I would like to export a list of these apps to a text format. How can I do that?
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iTunes Match: Matched songs are now Uploaded and I can't download the 256kbps version of songs

I subscribed to iTunes Match yesterday and let matching process run overnight. This morning, most of my tunes were matched. I wanted to upgrade my matched 128kbps bitrate tracks for iTunes Store ...
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Genius feature doesn't work on iPhone

I purchase all my music through iTunes, yet I can never get the genius feature to work on my iPhone 4S. Whenever I press the genius button in the music app it says "This song does not have enough ...
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iTunes wishlist on ipad

Is there a way to view your iTunes wishlist on an iPad? I checked at the bottom of the iTunes app but I couldn't find it there.
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Can I transfer iTunes credit between accounts?

How would I go about transferring iTunes credit between accounts? The question pretty well speaks for itself. I have two accounts, one for my iPod, one for my iPhone, I have passwords to both ...
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iTunes Store - Use My Credit Card Not Store Credit For A Gifted Item

I have some store credit on my iTunes account that I got couple months ago and am gifting a film on iTunes for my sisters birthday.. If i gift the film does the cost come off my store credit or my ...
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Checking iTunes collection for DRM

How can I check which songs or videos that I purchased from the iTunes Store have DRM restrictions? All of the mobile OSes are very impressive to me at the moment, and I'm thinking about trying a ...