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

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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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iTunes 11 does not sync apps updated OTA

With earlier versions of iTunes, if I updated an app OTA, the next time I synced my phone, iTunes would download the new version to my local library. However, this does not happen anymore. I have to ...
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When my iPhone is hooked up to iTunes, I can't sort music by Album

iPhone 5s iTunes 11.2.2.3 Windows 7 OS I synch on my Mac Pro at home... When I get to work I have to use a Windows machine. I authorized my iTunes app on my work machine. When I view my iPhone ...
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Can apps purchased from one Apple ID be shared between multiple iTunes libraries?

We have a number of iDevices in the family, and each user has their own Apple ID. Also, each person has their own computer to sync apps and other content. If I purchase an app for my iPod, Can I ...
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Is handoff / continuity (iOS 8) supported in iTunes?

I'd love to be able to control my currently playing iPhone song from my Mac. Does anyone know if handoff / continuity is supported in iOS 8 Music.app?
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How do I sort/recover deleted items on Mac?

So I'm a DJ and I was going through my music files in Itunes when I made a bonehead mistake of deleting about half of my music library! Now I go to my Trash Bin in hopes of being able to recover those ...
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iTunes disable command by trackpad

Since a few months, iTunes is listening to the track-pad fingers command previous and next (3 fingers swipe) even if it's not the active application (ie: has focus). This is extremely annoying when ...
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How do I link to a specific podcast episode in iTunes?

How do I link to a specific podcast in iTunes? I went to the iTunes page http://www.apple.com/itunes/?cid=OAS-US-DOMAINS-itunes.com but I can't search for the podcast. When I search for it by name, ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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Trouble backing up iPhone to the iCloud / local computer [on hold]

I haven't been able to backup my iPhone (4S) for a long time (I think since I upgraded to iOS 8.1.2). I get a message Unable to complete the backup. It should be noted that in the past I was ...
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How do I sync my iPhone to my new Windows computer?

(My iPhone syncs fine with a bunch of other computers.) iTunes won't run after installation. I Download iTunes from https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ The installation goes without a glitch. ...
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Downloading songs from external hard dirve

I'm using an external hard drive to download songs to itunes. When I'm done syncing, I get a message saying my ipod cannot be ejected because some of the files are being used by another source. ...
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Is there a way to access and stream one's iTunes music collection from a web browser?

Does the possibility exist to access one's iTunes music collection from any web browser? e.g. to browse the library and stream the songs.
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iTunes 11: Sorting albums by year

Is there a way of sorting albums for an artist by year in iTunes? For example: "Coda" is actually Led Zeppelin's last album, but it appears first for me in iTunes. I'd prefer it if it sorted albums ...
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How do I sync my music and video from iTunes to new iPhone 6?

In trying to sync my music and video to my new iPhone 6, I noticed that all of the music and videos that I purchased downloaded to my new phone but all of the ones that I had ripped from CDs did not. ...
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How do I create and save multiple iPhone backups in iTunes?

I had a near death experience this weekend. After purchasing a new 13" MacBook Pro I migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro over to the new one and in the process with iTunes ...
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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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Problem while trying to export iTunes library to an xml file (on OS X 10.8, iTunes 11.1.3)

Short version: When I try to export iTunes library to an xml file, iTunes creates a temporary file (called iTunes export.tmp) and it quickly disappears and I don't get any xml file... Long version: I ...
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Export iTunes library information [duplicate]

How to export information about my library (eg all artists, albums and tracks) to the any readable format like csv, xml, xls, etc? The aim I'm trying to achieve is to keep information about my ...
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iTunes keeps starting automatically

With 10.9 iTunes keeps starting automatically after few minutes and I don’t know why. I quit it and 3 minutes later, its starts again. The problem persist after reboots. This lines show up in the ...
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Recovering lost photos on iPhone 5s after restoring from iTunes backup

I used to have an iPhone 4s and all the data from there is synced in my iTunes in my Mac. I just got an iPhone 5s yesterday and decided then to plug it to my iTunes. There was a welcome message and 2 ...
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How can I transfer music from one iphone to another if it has NOT BEEN purchased from iTunes (ie., songs that were put on there from cd's I own etc.)

Is there a way to transfer songs from one iphone to a new iphone that were NOT purchased from iTunes? I am talking about songs that were from cd's that I or my son own. They are on my old phone but ...
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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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Why won't iTunes stream 320 kbps audio across a network?

My iTunes library, that's shared on our network, has some songs that have a bit rate of 320 kbps. These songs will not play when I try to play them from a client computer - accessing them through the ...
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Remote app doesn't work

After I key in the code for pairing the remote app on iTunes, the app just shows "Looking for ..." for a long while, then says "could not find". After that, the library seems to appear on the ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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How to restore jailbroken iPhone stuck in recovery mode without iTunes?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running on iOS 7.1.1. I checked Cydia and updated a few tweaks and since that update, my tweak called "f.lux" wasn't working so I deleted it. After deleting it, I would ...
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Restoring an OLD iPhone backup

I recently made a full backup of my iPhone 4S to my computer. I was having some issues with it so I when into DFU mode and did a clean install. Unfortunately as soon as iTunes finished installing iOS ...
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Cannot restore my iPhone backup, iTunes says it's either corrupted or not compatible with this device

I'm in a huge trouble as my new iPhone 4s can not restore a backup of an older iPhone 4s backup. Few days back i had to change my 4s iPhone which was a locked phone( gevey sim) with iOS 8.1.2, so i ...
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Restore ebooks (PDF) from iTunes backup?

Upon opening iBooks.app on my clean Mavericks install, I noticed that all my ebooks from other sources than the iBooks Store were missing. Of course, they're not saved in iCloud. So I wanted to ...
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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Can't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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iOS 7 Syncing Headaches (iTunes 11)

NEW NOTE: None of my fixes have seemed to work in real world, day-to-day use. So I now just check of “Manually manage music & videos.” Apple really need to fix this. NOTE: The description in ...
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Apps keep asking for Apple ID info after backup

The last time i connected my iPhone 5 to my laptop and synchronized with iTunes, something weird happened. All of my paid applications keeps asking for my Apple ID and password and entering just ...
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How to stop syncing apps with iTunes without wiping them from my iPhone?

Is there a way I can stop syncing apps with iTunes without first obliterating the apps from the iPhone and re-downloading them? Now that iOS 5 and iCloud are released, I want to stop storing all my ...
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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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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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Extracting Voice Memos from iPhone to iTunes

I am currently doing some coursework for my exams, and part of my IT project is to record some audio, and assess it. I recorded this audio on my iPhone, and I plan on using Audacity to edit it. I am ...
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Podcast syncing between iTunes and iPhone doesn't work

I'm running iTunes 11.1, iOS 7.1, and Podcasts 2.0.2 for iOS, the latest versions of each. I'm signed into the same iCloud account on both my Mac and iPhone. Podcast syncing is enabled in iTunes, and ...
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This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes. iTunes 12.0.1.26 in Yosemite

Rented a movie from iTunes. Tried to play it. Got error: "This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes." Movie is 720p HD mp4. Have tried to open the movie in ...
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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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Log in and out of iTunes account on separate computer

Is it possible to use someone else's computer, log out of their iTunes account, log into your own account and access your own library on their computer?
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iTunes and XCode not recognising devices after disconnected, until restart

I have a problem which requires I regularly restart my iMac, up to several times a day, to get devices recognized. When I re-connect a device, iPhone, iPad or iPod, I regularly get the message: ...
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iTunes not showing correct Podcasts on iPod Touch Gen 5

I'm currently using a 32GB Gen 5 iPod touch. My problem is that when I connect my iPod to iTunes, it does not show the correct podcast on iTunes. For example, I have 11 episodes of the Serial podcast, ...
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Synced iPhone to a new computer. iTunes cannot delete music from iPhone

My Mom's iPhone used to be synced to my computer, a Mac. She recently got a new computer, a Windows laptop, so I set that up for her. I did a sync to the Windows laptop and that seems to work fine ...
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Why iPad Music app says “No Content” and I cannot download music to it

Firstly, I have been using iPad for a few days and this things may be very nooby for you. But funny, I cannot find similar info on Apple forum. Namely, look at this image. This is how my Music app ...
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Streaming music is sometimes squelchy

Sometimes when I double click a downloaded .pls file to launch a music stream in iTunes, the music is REALLY squelchy. It literally hurts my ears. If you have ever heard an old Telephony modem, it ...
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How do I delete all Music off my iPhone library so nothing appears?

I’m having problems deleting all my music off my iPhone. I have deleted the music through iTunes and tried to delete it on on my iPhone but it still shows the track and just has the download symbol ...
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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...