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

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How to recover data from iPhone backup files WITHOUT the info.plist, status.plist, manifest.plist, manifest.mbdb, and manifest.mbdx files?

I have iTunes 10.5 and Mac OS X version 10.6.8. I would like to restore my iPhone from backup. iTunes detects all my backups EXCEPT one, which happens to be the backup I want.  I looked in the ...
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Does iTunes have a limit on the number of movies it can list?

I have a very annoying problem. Using HandBrake I have been able to rip and hereafter metatag all the family's 1500 movies for our iTunes library. Once, I couldn't find the movie I was looking for, ...
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iTunes Shared Libraries on iOS

I have a number of iTunes users in my household, and most of us choose to share our extensive iTunes libraries over the local network. This is all well and good when I want to listen to something on a ...
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Missing BPM information

I have hundreds of songs that are missing BPM information in ITunes. How do I force ITunes to update the BPM? Please note that deleting and re-adding songs back is not a very good option for me.
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The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library error Message

Whenever I select to manually manage music and videos, I get an error message that says "The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes ...
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Can I get service for my Windows PC iTunes at a Genius Bar?

I have a general question to ask. If I have iTunes running on my Windows PC, and something was wrong, could I bring it into the Apple Store's Genius bar for them to service it? Do they service Apple ...
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iTunes keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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Install iOS 5.1.1 on iPod touch 4th gen not jailbroken with current iOS 4.1

I have an iPod 4th generation which is never jailbroken with iOS 4.1 and want to update it to 5.1.1. I downloaded the .ipsw file. On clicking ⌥ alt/option + Restore in iTunes (10.7) and selecting 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 remove errant podcast entries in iTunes?

I am using iTunes 10.6.3 on OS X 10.8 On my second generation AppleTV there are 8 podcasts showing that I have long since deleted. When I look in iTunes there is nothing there. I then created a smart ...
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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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Plugged in new iPhone - iTunes is now using a foreign language

I just got a new iPhone. I plugged it into my computer (iTunes was already installed). After clicking through the registration windows, iTunes displayed the screen below to me. Does anyone know how ...
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Shared Music and Photos

We are just transitioning to Mac computers having used PCs for many years. (We both use iPhones & share an iPad.) Our new hardware setup is 27" iMac (1TB HDD) for wife's home office, 15" retina ...
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iOS 7 update failed - stuck on Connect to iTunes

I was downloading iOS 7 to my iPhone 4 and the update was going for almost 1 day. I left it overnight and when I was about to use my phone it is stuck on the 'Connect to iTunes' screen (iTunes logo ...
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iTunes put a “1” at the end of many of my song and video titles. How can I fix this?

I recently consolidated my iTunes Library and now many videos have a "1" at the end of the file name. And weirdly, in the media library, there are two files - one with the "1" and one without. Luckily ...
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Itunes “genres”

I manually changed the genres on some of my songs in my Itunes library to minimize the number of genres. I have found that after I add songs to my library and then sync them to my ipod, Itunes will ...
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Album added to iTunes library but not listed in Albums and Songs section

I added a new album to my iTunes (version 11). It has been copied to my Media folder and it plays fine. But it's not listed in my Albums, Artists and Songs sections. I would like to see the artwork in ...
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Recover iTunes username (email)

Using iOS 5.1.1 I have installed an app with an iTunes account which is not currently logged-into the 'App Store' in my iPad 2. In addition, I do not remember which username (email address) I used ...
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Dock disappearing when using the Show Recents menu item?

I just discovered that if I Turn Hiding On and right click on the iTunes app in my dock and press Show Recents, then my dock will no longer appear when I move my mouse to the bottom of the screen ...
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Why can't I move the mini iTunes player between Spaces?

On snow leopard, I am unable to move the mini-itunes player between spaces. For any other app (including the full library showing iTunes) I move windows between spaces by clicking and holding the ...
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Sync applications between several countries' stores

I have a problem with managing purchases from different stores. As you know, Apple doesnt' provide the one global store for purchases made in different countries and some applications are published ...
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Problems syncing purchased music from iPad to Mac iTunes

I have purchased music on the iPad but it does not appear in the "bought" section on my Mac's iTunes. It doesn't make any sense! Everything is fully updated (except for my Mac's OS which is OS X ...
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Store movies/tv shows from iTunes on external drive

I'd like to store only movies and tv shows on my external drive. I don't mind keeping my music on my built-in drive. Is there a way to set iTunes so that it only looks for the videos rather than all ...
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Can't rate apps/music/etc in iTunes or App Store

I'm unable to rate anything in either iTunes, the Mac app store, or the iOS app store. If I rate an app 5 stars (or anything else), and then return to the search results, then go back to the app page ...
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two iphones one computer why are they both now running off the same itunes account

I have recently synced my partners iphone to my computer because his computer crashed. He has his own itunes account so we backed his phone up to icloud wiped it a re synced it to my computer. but now ...
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Why is iTunes photo sync showing separate event for each photo?

I am syncing photos through iTunes to my iphone but I am seeing 40 events with the same date show in the Events selector. The same photos are included within a single event in iPhoto. How can i get ...
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altering the default number of songs in upnext (itunes11, osx)?

Currently I only see about 12 songs in upnext, not so great when I want to create a 3 hour playlist, but I can't find a setting anywhere to increase this. Does such a thing exist?
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Download songs from iTunes to iPhone

When trying to download songs from iTunes to my iPhone, a message pops up saying I have to delete and sync. Will this delete all my photos, contacts, and apps from my phone? Or just the music part of ...
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How to get list of played pdocasts in Itunes so that I select which to delete?

In iTunes, I want to be able to pull up a list of played podcasts from time to time and select some for deletion. I don't want to auto-delete podcasts marked as played as a) I share the library with ...
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How to sort videos into folders?

How can I sort videos into folders/categories using iTunes ? I've tried adding info to the sorting field tab when I click on 'Get Info' after right clicking on the video itself. But the videos always ...
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iTunes Books lists

I have little space on the iPad and I need to do the following: On work days: sync a books collection that relates to work On off-word days: sync a books collection that is "just for me" Short of ...
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Set Specific Podcasts to Show as TV Shows in iTunes, using AppleScript

I'm using on online TV recorder to record TV shows. Those recordings are downloaded as a podcast to iTunes. My following Applescript should just grab those podcasts, update some info fields and ...
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I cannot connect to iTunes and the App Store from my iPad in iOS6

I just updated to iOS6 yesterday. After the update, I cannot connect to the App Store and iTunes on my iPad. There are no options to click when I'm prompted by this message "Cannot connect to ...
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Ghost podcasts appearing on smart playlist

When I create a smart playlist that should only have podcasts, a "ghost" podcasts appear then disappears when I am updating my podcasts subscriptions. I've tried downloading the podcast again and then ...
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export photos from iphone4s using itunes without icloud

How can I export photos from iphone4s using itunes without icloud? I need this feature because I'm using Windows XP and I don't want to jailbreak.
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In iTunes, is there way to switch easily back and forth between tracks in two different playlists or library parts (say podcast and music)?

Use case: I often want to toggle between a podcast and a music playlist in iTunes. Say, while ironing I listen to a podcast, later when I do computer work I switch to music, then when unstacking the ...
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Syncing between devices and macs problem

Is there a way to sync between macs and iDevices in a way you specify which device has the most recent data? I mean, suppose I make some modifications to a contact using my Mac or I buy some apps for ...
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How can I change the iTunes U folder on Mac?

I want save all files from iTunes U in a device. How can I change the destination folder only for iTunes U and continue using the actual folder for all other files?
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Issue syncing iPhone 4 with iTunes

My wife owns an iPhone 3, and I recently bought an iPhone 4. Now I want to use the same iTunes (on my MacBook Pro) and same Apple ID as her, because I want to use the apps & music currently ...
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Podcasts that I have played or marked as played on my iPhone are not showing as played when I sync to iTunes and are not being removed

Recently (I'm not sure when it started) podcasts that are marked as played on my iPhone (4 hardware, 5.0.1 OS), when I plug into iTunes, the podcasts are still showing as unplayed on the iphone in ...
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Sync playlist to iPod on other networked iMac

I have a main iMac with an iTunes library that I share with Apple TV and an iMac my kids use. I want my kids to be able to plug in their iPod and sync it with a playlist I have set up, but the ...
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New restored iPhone getting “iTunes couldnt not back up the iPhone because the backup session failed”

I looked everywhere and I can't solve this. I looked at Error trying to backup both iPhone4 and iPad (1) after 4.3/iTunes/XCode updates and didn't solve my problem EDIT: I have a used phone (1st ...
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My old voice memos don't sync via iTunes

I have switched computer which I'm using to sync with my iPhone 3Gs. The problem is that all my old voice memos aren't added to my iTunes library, but they're still on the iPhone. So I wonder how do ...
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Update/backup iPod via iTunes on virtual Windows XP?

All the programs I use on my Mac these days are either in a Linux VM (in Virtualbox), or open-source apps which are also available on Linux. With one exception: iTunes, which I only use to feed my ...
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iPhone4: Keep playing songs after song selected from Search iPhone screen ends?

When I first got my iPhone 4, if I selected a song from the "search iPhone" screen (when you hit home twice), iTunes would start playing a playlist of all my songs, starting with the selected one. I ...
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How transfer iTunes playlists from two computers to same iPhone?

How transfer iTunes playlists from two computers to same iPhone? I have iTunes libraries on several different computers (Home, Work, Laptops etc. All use the same Apple iTunes account and password. I ...
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Is there a way to automatically add a tag to a song once its added to a smart playlist in itunes?

I have a playlist folder called Stars. Inside it I have 5 smart playlists. one playlist for each star rating. 1 star, 2 stars...etc. is there a way for itunes to automatically write a '1' in the ...
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Can iCloud show a phone when find my iPhone is turned off?

If I have my find my iPhone turned off, does it still show up on iCloud that the phone is turned on?
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How do i add music from a NAS to an iPhone?

I have a Nas system setup, i can play music through itunes with it but i can not add songs off my nas to a playlist in itunes or copy songs over to my iPhone. am i missing something here or does apple ...
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How can I play music from my iPod touch to my computer without using iTunes?

And also, how can I use the Apple Remote app? It's crashing and won't connect to iTunes.