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

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Delete book from iBooks Mac when I delete it from iOS

I sync "All books" from my iOS device (an iPod Touch) and my Mac, in iBooks. When I delete a book in iOS, it is NOT deleted on my Mac. Instead, in iTunes, the setting changes from sync "All books" to ...
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How to “archive” iTunes files with all metadata?

I recently decided to do a big cleanup of my iTunes library. I am low on disk space and have quite a bit of music that I haven't listened to since I was a much younger man, but I can't bring myself to ...
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The ‘sync’ portion of restoring an iPhone backup silently skips tons of my apps

So, bit of backstory here. Skip past this for the meat. A couple of days ago, I tried to upgrade my iPhone 5s to iOS 8; the upgrade process bricked (blue-screen-of-death, which is something I've ...
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On iTunes 11.4 where do you change the default settings for Podcasts?

I am using iTunes 11.4.x, and every time I add a new Podcast I have to change the settings. Where can I change the default settings so any new podcasts I add will have the settings I want?
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in artist folder under U2

The album is instead in my iTunes artist list filed under 'G'?! So my artist list looks like this: Green Day, U2, David Guetta. I do have a song by Green Day and U2 which also appears here but don't ...
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iTunes: get selected mobile apps with AppleScript

I fear I already know the answer to this one, but is there any way to access the locally-stored Mobile Applications in an iTunes library using AppleScript? The selection property appears to not ...
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Home Sharing songs greyed out on iPad

I connected my iPad to Home Sharing from my laptop. I can play music by pressing shuffle play and pressing next, however I cannot choose which song to play because it is either greyed out (inside ...
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Keep iTunes library in sync on OS X and Boot Camp (Windows 8)?

Is it possible for me to keep my iTunes libraries in sync with each other on OS X and Windows if so how? My iTunes library is stored on a network share made available via AFP and SMB. Is it possible ...
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iTunes link not working

So there's that app I found from my PC and should like to download: http://www.itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id666206963 When I click the link, my device asks me if I want to open it in the app store, ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?

When I go the Music app on my iPhone it shows the 'No Content' screen (see screenshot below). This is because I purposely deleted all music from the device (through Settings > General > Usage > Music ...
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iTunes mixes up Aperture and iPhoto

I use iPhoto for my mobile (iPhone, iPad) pictures and I have a separate library in Aperture for the pictures I take with my DSLR. Until now I was just transferring my mobile photos to iPhoto. Now I ...
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Remote app on iPad regularly loses connection to Mac

I'm using a Mac mini with an external 3TB hard drive to run my audio system. I'm controlling iTunes on the Mac mini using Apple's Remote app on my iPad. My problem is that Remote seems to lose the ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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setting up ipad as new ipad or back up from another device

I connected my ipad to the computer for the first time. I tunes showed up and asked me if I wanted to set it up as a new ipad or back up from a previous iphone that is no longer working. Although ...
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iphone podcast app deletes played episodes even if “delete” option is off

I have "Delete Played Episodes" turned OFF for all my podcasts, both on the iPhone AND in my PC iTunes. Whenever I finish playing an episode on the phone, the episode name remains visible but the ...
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iPhone won't sync with my iTunes account

I bought an iPhone 4 online and I'm trying to get my mp3s onto it. I downloaded iTunes on my PC and got them on there, but now I can't get the phone to find the music. I click on Music and it just ...
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Can I give something using my iTunes gift card?

I want to give an itunes movie to a friend but can I use the credit I have on my iTunes gift card?
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Are old podcast episodes removed from the iTunes store?

Today I realized I sort of abandoned podcasts a while ago, and I went to the iTunes store to look for good ones. Every podcast I looked at, though, only displayed some of the more recent episodes. I ...
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How can I make soundtracks with one artist sort as soundtracks in iTunes (and iPhone)?

Most of the soundtracks in my iTunes library have the Album Artist tag "Various Artists" and so they all appear together in the V's in Albums view. A few soundtracks have only one artist (composer) or ...
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Deleting multiple songs from new itunes playlist

How do I remove multiple songs at once in a new iTunes playlist? I know how to remove songs one at a time, but is there a way to remove multiple songs at once?
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Songs purchased on iPhone won't sync back to the iPhone from iTunes

I've run into this problem a couple of times: I purchase a song on the iPhone via the iTunes Store app. I re-download the song on iTunes on my Mac. I add the song to an existing playlist in iTunes. ...
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How can I prevent itunes to sync mp3 files in downloads folder?

So I have a 30gb ipod and I am using the latest iTunes. When I connet my ipod to my mac I see that mp3 files in downloads folder are copied to my iPod which I do not like at all. How can I prevent ...
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Can't listen to music with iPhone speaker

I am using an iPhone 4 running ios 7.1.1. Recently, I've had a very frustrating problem, and it is not being able to listen to music with speaker. I'm pretty sure the speaker isn't broken because I ...
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How do I selectively sync music to my iPhone?

I share an iTunes account with my children and they purchase music with the account on our Mac. How do I keep the music they purchase from appearing on my iPhone when I sync?
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iTunes 11.2.2 moves song to top after editing

When I've finished editing a song attribute (like the title) and hit enter, iTunes moves this song to the top of the browser. It's very jarring and bad for editing a bunch of files in succession. It ...
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Rental Movie from Iphone to Apple TV

I am wondering if my iTunes rental purchased from my iPhone is available on my Apple TV?
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Can I save some steps when burning same playlist over and over?

iMac OSX 10.8.5 I am often producing demo CDs for a musician. The steps are insert blank scroll to playlist right click and choose burn click ok wait for jingle - this scrolls to the playable CD ...
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Safari iphone IOS7 can't open iTunes link

This occurs on iphones with IOS7.1 and IOS7.0.x When tapping a link to iTunes, Safari open a new tab but doesn't prompt the usual message 'Open this link with "iTunes Store" ? Open/Cancel'. The page ...
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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 ...
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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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Local WiFi sync in Mavericks 10.9.3 iTunes

With iTunes contact and calendar sync over USB reinstated in 10.9.3, does this change also reinstate the ability to locally synchronize over WiFi (i.e. not cloud sync) as is available in Mountain ...
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How to easily rename voice memos in iTunes

Recorded by native Voice Memo app on iPhone 5, and then sync to iTunes. But found those displayed name of voice memos that are set when I was recording are different with real file names in iTunes ...
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Matching artists names in iTunes

I've noticed that after I put music into iTunes that is downloaded from an outside source, the songs sometimes have the artist names written slightly differently e.g: "James Blunt" "james Blunt" ...
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Spam SMS on iPhone - any chance of stopping it?

Possibly due to some in-app purchase done by a kid before the in-app purchasing was disabled, an iPhone 5S user receives this type of link weekly ...
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How do I reset link between iPhone and iTunes on a Mac?

Quick problem: My wife takes videos with her iPhone 5S (with iOS 7.1) She downloads the videos from her camera roll to iPhoto and removes from the phone She tries to sync the videos back to the ...
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Is there any limit to create Apple ids through iTunes on a computer?

I need to know that is there any Apple account/id creation limit through iTunes from a computer?
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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How to batch download and process camera roll

My camera roll is taking up way too much space on my iPhone, but I like having all my pictures. Every time I connect my iPhone to my computer, I would like to download/save new photos on my Mac, ...
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iTunes won't back up bc it's corrupt or incompatible

I can't back up my iPhone to iTunes and haven't been able to for almost a year. I updated my phone, I've reinstalled iTunes, |I've deleted the backups existing in the preferences. Any forum I've ...
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Edit track name of track without changing filename

If you edit Name of a file in iTunes, the filename changes too, not just the tag. Is there a way to avoid this? I want top preserve the original filename untouched when I edit Name. Is there a simple ...
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Can I track my stolen iPhone 5 if the SIM is removed and the thief tries to hook it up to iTunes to restore it?

Can I track my iPhone 5 if the thief removed the sim card but tries to use iTunes to factory reset it? Could I track it if does not have a network connection without the sim?
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How can I download WWDC 2013 videos straight to my iPad?

I want to download some WWDC session videos to my iPad. I don't want to download them to iTunes, then transfer them to my iPad. Is there a way to download them directly?
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Where is “Convert to AAC…” in iTunes 11?

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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How to access iTunes library from iOS device via HomeSharing when Mac is sleeping?

I have stored my iTunes library on my MacBook and activated home sharing. If I now want to stream some music to my iPad, I can do so from within the Music app. If I like to remotely control my ...
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iTunes import settings for files on computer

I'm switching to iTunes for music management to make my life easier (mac, iPad, iPhone, ATV owner) and because I keep my library in the cloud via iTunes Match. I've noticed that .mp3 files won't ...
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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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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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iTunes sometimes doesn't recognize connected device

When I plug in my iPad or iPhone (USB), iTunes frequently recognizes its presence. BUT, nearly as frequently, it doesn't seem to notice the device at all. Un-plugging and re-plugging does no good. ...
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Imported tv show metadata is inaccurate, in iTunes

I encoded and imported a tv show myself, to iTunes. I selected all of the episodes, and gave them all a generic date of "2013". It worked, except for two episodes, 4 and 5. Instead, these episodes ...