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 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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App Store on MacOS Lion doesnt load

Since a while now, I can't use the app store anymore on my MacOS Lion. It just keeps the screen "One Moment Please. Connecting to the iTunes Store.". I tried a couple of things ... rebootet ... ...
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why can i add files to my ipod but not my iphone?

I have just bought an album and have imported it to my itunes. I can drag the files onto my ipods but not onto my iphone. any ideas? thanks
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“Automatically install new apps” not working

I've got "Automatically install new apps" checked on all my iDevices, but it hardly ever does what it says. For example, I just downloaded three new apps to my computer and then did a Sync operation ...
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Restoring iPhone

I need to restore my iPhone (I use iTunes on Windows 7). I backed-up the backup in MobileSync/Backup to an external drive (thankfully). Now I have a long, nonsensically named folder containing the ...
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Issues with upgrading iPhone4 to iOS 6

When I last upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, I later had to install another version of iTunes on my macbook to synchronize my files between my computer and my iPhone. This new version of iTunes required ...
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iTunes trying to sync every app I have on my Mac?

This is driving me mad. I've been keeping my iPhone and iTunes in sync for ages, and today all the the sudden iTunes tries to sync every single app on my Mac to iPhone, instead of just the one I ...
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Apple ID Password email address is inccorrect but store email address IS correct after restoring iPhone 4S

So weird thing happened last night. I was updating the iOS to my iPhone 4S when the cord accidentally got jerked out of the phone. I had to reset the phone and restore from back-up. Now when I try ...
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How to get iTunes to play an iPhone playlist automatically when connected to iPhone

I have a habit of working/studying while listening to music. And since the Mac I am connected to at work doesn't have all the songs I want, I normally listen to the songs via iTunes from the iPhone ...
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Loaded music disappears after downloading

I like to use a site that features songs from TV and movies. I have these saved to my laptop into my iTunes library. Shortly after I place these songs in my iTunes library, they seem to disappear and ...
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Set F7/F8/F9 to perform iTunes functions like built-in keyboard

I have a non-Apple keyboard connected to my MacBook Pro. Is there a way to make the F7 F8 and F9 do the previous song / play-pause / next song actions like they do on the built-in keyboard?
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iTunes - don't know how to moves songs from library to library in same computer

I am using iTunes for the first time, and it seems to be very different from Windows OS. I am trying to do what I would have expected would be a very basic thing - take a song from one library in ...
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iTunes Media Folder Location seems to act oddly

I have a separate partition setup for my Media. If I set it to F:\ the structure for music is: F:\{Artist}\{Album}... If I set it to F:\Music the structure for music is: ...
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Startup iTunes to Shared Library / Home Sharing

I've enabled iTunes Home Sharing on 2 Macs, and I want the remote iTunes to start up directly to the shared library instead of the default local library and manually selecting "Shared Library". Much ...
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Where are the commercials coming from in itunes and how to remove them?

I updated iTunes to v.11.0.1, and now when I play my music from my hard drive, randomly in between songs, there are commercials from 1.FM. This is very annoying! How can I get rid of this?
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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.