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

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How to put music on someone else's device without erasing their data?

I have a friend who wants me to put my music from my iTunes onto her iPad. The problem is her iPad has not been backed up onto another computer, so when I plug it in it asks to set up as new iPad or ...
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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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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 and iPhone disagree on memory usage

There is a large discrepancy between the memory usage as reported by my iPhone and that as reported by iTunes - as well as between iTunes' Settings pages for the iPhone and the iTunes memory bar at ...
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Will Home Sharing work without a running iTunes instance?

This is the idea: if I move my iTunes library to a NAS and enable Home Sharing, will this feature continue to work if I then turn off my PC? I would like my Apple TV to access my music and videos but ...
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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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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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How can I fix iTunes to sync apps and musics?

I have used my own apple ID to sync music and apps for long times. About 5 months ago my friend installed a new app by his own apple ID on my phone and now unfortunately I can't sync any app or music. ...
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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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On iPhone, don't backup videos in a video app to iTunes

I've got a video app, AVPlayer, on my iPhone. When I put videos in there, and then sync and backup to iTunes, the videos are also backed up. This can take up a lot of time and space to backup those ...
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iTunes movie classification

I have a few .mp4 files that I have added to iTunes. Some are classified as Home Movies and other are My Movies. I was wondering if there is any way to change this maybe by converting to a certain ...
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Sync indicates music on phone, phone says no

I celebrated Christmas earlier this week with some family, and recieved an iTunes gift card. I wanted to re-make an entire playlist for my phone, so I did. However, my phone won't let me sync because ...
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How can I gift a copy of an app that I already own?

I own an app. I want to purchase an additional copy of that app for a friend using iTunes' gift functionality. In the iOS App Store and the iTunes store on a Mac, the gift option doesn't appear for ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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Verification required

My iPhone (5s) has randomly started to ask for verification (before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify). Now my problem is that with my apple account I already have a bank account ...
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How can stop or reduce music duplication in Itunes?

I keep all of my music in a folder on my back up drive. I use Media player to edit and genre categorize the music. Then copy / transfer the folder to Itunes which converts the music to ACC format. My ...
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Song cannot be played on this iPhone

I have recently added a number of songs to my iTunes playlist (all mp3s). When syncing them over to my iPhone I get an error saying that 'X track cannot be played on this iPhone'. What could be the ...
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I want to remove all songs from iPhone 5, have unchecked and synced but iTunes still says I have 5GB of audio!

I always thought I knew a fair amount about iPhones/iTunes etc but this has me stumped! I have a 16 GB iPhone 5 running the latest version of iTunes on a Windows Laptop. I do not have iTunes Match. ...
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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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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Auto batch-insert track numbers in iTunes?

I recently imported a whole bunch of MP3s that I've already grouped into a single album, but the ID3 tags for track numbers are all blank. How can I tell iTunes to auto-add track numbers in the order ...
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Display playlist by album instead of by song on iPhone

I have an iPhone 5S. I want to see my playlist by albums instead of by songs. When I add an album of songs to the playlist, it shows all the songs. I can do it on iTunes on the computer but it doesn't ...
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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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iTunes won't sync MP4s to iPod

I have iTunes 11.0.2. For the first time ever I have downloaded some MP4s from YouTube - the ones that say share with anyone and everyone if you can, so I thought I would. I was able to upload or ...
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Change video Release Date in iTunes

Until now, I could change Release Date on videos without problem. But, from now, If the video hasn't Release Date field, when I tried to edit, it always appears 05/06/05 on that field and I could not ...
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Syncing Desktop iTunes Library to Laptop

I have a Hackintosh dual booting Windows 8.1 and Yosemite. The two OS's share the same iTunes Library. Every time something new is added in either OS, I would like to be synced to my laptop's iTunes ...
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How can I use T-Mobile unlocked iPhone with different service provider?

I just bought a free contract iPhone 6 with T-Mobile SIM card. I want to use the iPhone with another service provider but i'm worried. Should I plug the device and initialize it on iTunes first or can ...
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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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Can't play albums in iTunes

I know you've been dealing with this for two years. However, none of the recommended solutions works for me. iTunes will play one song, and stop. Or, it will play one song - over and over and over. ...
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iTunes fails to sync

I just bought a new iPhone. I'm trying to sync music to it. iTunes get stuck in "Waiting for changes to be applied..." for what seems like an endless period of time. Furthermore all of the songs ...
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How can I get my pictures back from when i backed up my iphone?

I reset my iPhone 4s a couple weeks ago to see if FaceTime would start working again (it didnt!). I did back it up before I reset it, but I did not import my photos to iPhoto as I always do. Is there ...
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iPhone available space: significant difference between iTunes and iPhone

I am trying to update my wife's iPhone from iOS 7 (.x.x) to 8 (the latest). I was trying through iTunes because the iPhone says only around 300MB is available. iTunes shows around 7GB as available ...
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Can iTunes songs be transferred from one account to another account?

My son, who's now an adult, has been using my iTunes account (I don't use iTunes) that I created for him many years ago and he's accrued a large legal iTunes library. He will be leaving home in the ...
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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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Grouping songs in a shuffled playlist in iOS 8

In iTunes on the Mac or PC, one may group songs to be played in a particular order during a shuffle by using the "Grouping" field in the GetInfo dialog. However, I am finding the groupings I have ...
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iTunes)

I have multiple devices, all handled with iTunes in the same PC. Each device is associated with a different Apple ID. I may want to install some apps in more than one device. As far as I know, an app ...
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Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
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Where is “Convert to AAC…” in iTunes 11 (and 12)?

In iTunes 10, holding the Option key while selecting the Advanced menu turns Create AAC Version into Convert to AAC… which allows selecting a number of files which are then converted to AAC and added ...
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Can't open file from external NTFS disk

I am using OS X 10.9.4. I have my music library on an external NTFS disk. When I open these files in iTunes, there are no problems. However, when I view the files in Finder, the icons are grey. If ...
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Can I use 2 different Apple IDs with a single install of iTunes?

I just got an iPhone 5 at work, and have discovered the only way to get a different ringtone on the device is via iTunes. However, work will not allow iTunes to be downloaded to Corporate PCs. I ...
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Why does “Transferring Purchases” from iPad in a USB Backup Fail due to lack of space?

I'm having a terrible time trying to backup my iPad ever since I installed a large game yesterday. I am stuck with a 16GB iPad that has given me all sorts of trouble from day 1 due to lack of space. ...
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How do I get purchased and ripped music from my Iphone to Itunes when it won't sync the traditional ways

Okay, so I have a BUNCH of music on my old IPhone and my best friend wants to convince her mom to let her have it. First, I want the music off it, because they're my favorite artist. Also randomly I ...
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Can login to Apple ID via web, cannot via iTunes

I manage two different Apple IDs with the same iTunes. I just signed out one of the IDs and tried signing in with the other. I got "Your Apple ID or password was entered incorrectly". Then I signed in ...
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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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iTunes sync stalls on “Backup” step after I've taken new photos on my iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 5, which has a camera. If I take a photo with the camera, then sync with iTunes on Windows 7, then the sync process will stall on the Backup step, once that step is almost ...
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Restoring iPhone as a new iPhone but backing up contacts

I have an iCloud account, but I am backing up via iTunes. I want to restore my iPhone because of the "other" files taking up a really huge portion of my phone's memory (2 GB and I have only ...
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iCloud password reset

How do I change the Apple iCloud password that is synched to a computer no longer available to me? I am trying to backup my contacts to my new computer. I have loaded the latest iTunes application on ...
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How to add songs to my IPOD without iTunes and without “seeing” the IPOD as a device

I'm running Windows in a virtual machine. I have my IPOD mounted in my host os and have the directory shared to my virtual machine. Therefore my Windows instance sees the IPOD as a directory, not a ...
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Itunes does not play podcast

Yesterday I downloaded the 64 bit itunes for my PC in order to play a podcast. I am unable to hear any of the podcasts. After I click play nothing happens. No audio. nothing
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iTunes 12 home sharing import album

Any idea how to import albums from one computer to another via Home Sharing on Yosemite / iTunes 12? All the pages I've found tell you to click a Show menu at the bottom of the window which is no ...