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I have just updated iTunes to 12.2 and now cannot open iTunes.

I have just updated iTunes to 12.2 as it would not open and now still cannot open iTunes. I am running Yosemite. I am a novice in these things so can anyone give me a simple solution please?
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Does backing up in new itunes wipe device?

i want to find the "Library Persistent ID" of my iphone, however, i looked at the backup option but it says backup and restore and i was worried that now itunes changed the way backups work. is it ...
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iTunes - Add “invalid media” File to Library - no error, no nothing?

New to iTunes (and relatively new to iOS/iPad). When I go to File > "Add File to Library..." and select a video file that (I assume) is not supported I don't seem to get any error, but nothing ...
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iTunes Alternative - Managing Podcasts and Audio Books

Is there an iTunes alternative that can do the following: Manage podcast subscriptions (Including automatically fetching new podcasts and deleting old ones) Organise podcasts into "stations" ...
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iTunes 12.2 import playlist issue

I branched Exportify to output in an iTunes friendly format, and have used it to move my Spotify playlists over to iTunes. It mostly works, except the import process seems incapable of adding songs ...
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Playlist, rating and so on for streaming tracks, but not added tracks

There is an inconsistency and strange difference between the two types if the music tracks in Apple Music. The first type: just track which I have find out, listen, but didn't add to "My Music" The ...
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Apple TV loses links on a nas drive

My Apple TV works correctly, then seemingly at random will lose the link to the media files, the film appears on the list on the screen but when selected displays the following error message "an error ...
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iTunes library not there after upgrading to iTunes 12.2

Just recently I had upgraded my OS which included an upgrade to iTunes to version 12.2. After I did the upgrade, I was only able to view only the music I have in the cloud. I was not able to view my ...
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How do I manually restore whatsapp data? (Where are its files?)

I have an itunes backup from a few days ago and I wan't to restore the whatsapp messages from there. I am able to extract the data from the backup but I'm not sure which files whatsapp cares about. ...
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Can't download song that shows as “purchased”

I recently purchased 6 songs to round out an album. I did this purchase from my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.4). Now, one of those six songs is missing from my phone, and I can't figure out how to ...
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How do I Import a playlist from my computer copied from old ipod classic

My old ipod classic started failing years ago. I've managed to revive it several times by putting it in the fridge for a day (in case you guys didn't know about it). Because of this, I backed up all ...
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Programmatically check if “Share iTunes Library XML with other applications” is disabled

iTunes update (10.2.0.145) seems to have added new advanced feature "Share iTunes LIbrary XML with other applications" which if disabled no longers outputs the Music Library.xml. Our applications is ...
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Transferred “iTunes Media” folder to Synology NAS - constant data exchange

I just transferred my music library to a Synology NAS to share it with my macs. What I did: I (permanently) mounted my Synology shares as nfs on my iMac to get instant access to the music files. Then ...
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MBA mid-2012, Yosemite, iTunes 12 and determining gapless playback

I'm having the same problem as the one described here: iTunes "determining gapless playback information" over and over at launch with iTunes 12 and Yosemite. I have 494 songs which iTunes ...
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Change iTunes software update directory on Windows

I want to change the iOS software update directory in iTunes? When I want to download a new iOS version, my iTunes downloads to: C:\Users\Azmar Computer\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPad ...
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User Data on SDXC?

I am assisting a user who has reach full disk capacity (120GB). The disk cannot be replaced by one with higher capacity (not without replacing the whole logicboard) and as a the laptop is designed ...
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How to handle duplicate songs in iTunes?

I imported a 'best of' album to iTunes, and since two songs were on an existing album, I see they are marked as 'duplicate' even though the album is different. How can I handle this so the songs ...
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How to find artist with only one song in iTunes of Finder?

I'd like to clean up my iTunes lib on Macbook. Is there any way to delete songs of the singer who has only one song in my iTunes lib? (I didn't see the option for this condition in smart playlist.) ...
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Synced TV Shows Not Appearing in iPhone 'Videos'

I have tried syncing several episodes of a TV show (from a DVD ripped via Handbrake) to my iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3.2. However, when I open "Videos" and look at the TV Shows tab, I do not see them. ...
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Music files disappear from PC hard drive after copying them to iPod

I've been having this issue for a little while now. I use a PC as well as an iPod Classic. When I sync songs to the iPod, the actual files disappear from the computer's hard drive and iTunes ...
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Have I lost my Moviola video?

I made a Moviola video on my iPhone, then I imported it to Photos for Mac and removed it from iPhone's camera roll then I reimported it in the iPhone from iTunes. (Summary: Shot on the iPhone -> ...
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Is there a way to prevent the play/pause button launching iTunes with Better Touch Tool?

Is there a way to prevent the play/pause button launching iTunes with Better Touch Tool …by using the button to trigger something else, for example
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Videos on iPad - howto sync “folders” and see the videos in natural order

I have videos on OS X for example ./04. Create, Read, Update And Delete Operations: total 470144 -rw-r--r-- 1 john staff 14475316 Feb 17 2014 Adding Information - Arrays.mp4 -rw-r--r-- 1 john ...
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ITunes on PC Sorts Incorrectly (by Album)

I'm on a PC and trying to sort the songs on my iPhone by album. The albums are all of the form: "Italian Level 1 Unit 01" "Italian Level 1 Unit 01" "Italian Level 1 Unit 02" etc. So if it's sorted ...
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Is there a way to turn iTunes LPs to normal playlists?

I bought the Beatles Box set on itunes recently - I'm very frustrated by it because I can't play an album from my iPhone. Turning the songs into normal playlists has to be done manually, and with all ...
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How long does iTunes Match cache uploaded songs after delete

I tried uploading an album to iTunes Match, but it messed up somehow and only got partial versions of some tracks, so I deleted, ripped again and reuploaded. It instantly says uploaded and still has ...
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How to get iPad to remove books from iBooks on Mac?

Got a macbook & an iPad (2nd gen.) I added some books to the iBooks app on the mac. Chose the option to sync everything on the iTunes on the mac. Then deleted some books on the iBooks on the ...
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How to remove photos on PC when Synced on my iPhone

I currently have photos from my iPhone synced to my PC. The only issue is they are taking up a lot of space on my computer. Is there a way how I can delete them of off my computer?
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Issues when playing through bluetooth speaker (youtube mutes)

1) I listen to iTunes via Archt One BT speaker 2) I pause iTunes, try to play youtube video and there is no sound 3) while youtube stil playing "muted", I then play iTunes again and both can be ...
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Streaming from iTunes to iPhone without Home Sharing

I have a gigantic iTunes library on my Mac and would like the ability to stream directly to my iPhone. I can accomplish this by switching on Home Sharing and accessing my library via the Shared ...
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iPad sync with itunes

Why does itunes or the ipad want to transfer purchases every time I sync the device. I actually only want to add or delete a playlist but I have these enormous wait times because the ipad is ...
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iTunes playback getting frequent (5+/min) dropouts

I'm having the exact same symptoms as this user. However, I don't (like that user) have FileVault on, nor are my hard drives sleeping whenever possible (as per energy saving settings). My music ...
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ANY Apple TV in Bedroom will not Home Share, other locations work perfectly

Recently my apple tv in my bedroom will not home share with itunes. I have 3 apple tvs, 1 in bedroom, basement and family room and are all wifi connected all on the same network. The family room and ...
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Synced new phone, lost old photos on my computer. How to restore?

I got my broken iPhone 6 replaced with a new one today. After syncing, my photos from the last month or so have vanished from iTunes on my computer. Any way to restore them?
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Apple iPod 5th gen not letting me download

Every time I try to download something off the App Store, everything goes smoothly until I type my password in. After I type it in and after getting no error message or anything, it just stop ...
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Bought a German iTunes card but I live in the Netherlands

The German iTunes card can only be used in a German store but I still have €0.14 credit on my Apple ID which means I can't change my store. How can I solve this because I am now stuck with a German ...
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iMovie in iPad cannot find clips after sync with laptop

The kids have loved making movies in iMovie on the iPad. So much so that they filled it with their clips. So I synced to my laptop and selected the "delete from device" option in Photos figuring that ...
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I've lost the ability to sideload apps onto iOS 6 - iPhone 4s from iTunes 12

Issue & Question: I've lost the ability to add apps to an iPhone 4S through iTunes ever since the last update; does anyone know if there is a block on loading apps onto iPhone 4S now? Also, what ...
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Can iTunes on Yosemite use ExFAT? On Mavericks I think you can

Short version of the question: can iTunes 12.1.0.50 on Yosemite using ExFAT drive as the Library or how to make it work? I have some USB Flash drive and external SSD drive. It seems that I can ...
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Why can't I skip ahead on a song or podcast in iTunes?

All of a sudden, while playing a song on the itunes store or a podcast on the podcast store, I can't skip ahead to a specific time. When I click ahead, the cursor reaches that location, then ...
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Installation Alert: Unable to force quit iTunes

Reads as unopen in the dock, but computer (OS X 10.10) won't install software regardless. Have tried running "-9 iTunes" in Terminal, but to no use. UPDATE: Ok I've tried running "killall -9 iTunes" ...
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Moved NAS, need to repoint iTunes

I had a fully working iTunes library, the .itl on my MBP, and music in my organised folders on my NAS share. This setup I would like to keep as iTunes manages my iPod but nothing else. So I don't ...
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From the terminal, how can I disable iTunes from running when a device is connected?

Using terminal, I want to disable the feature of iTunes that causes it to run whenever a device is plugged in, but I want to do this entirely from the terminal, so that it can be part of an OSX setup ...
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Applescript and iTunes: enable shuffle by song or album and play?

The documentation for shuffle/shufflable in the iTunes Applescript dictionary is really confusing, at least for me. As I read it shuffle seems to be a property of a playlist (not a state of the ...
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My iPod is stuck at the update screen and I can't even do a hard reset

I just tried to update my iPod Touch (generation 5, 32GB, only about a year old) to iOS 8.2 through iTunes on my computer, instead of over WiFi like I usually do. Everything was going fine. It ...
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Imported CD into iTunes not showing up on match devices

I have imported a CD into my iTunes library on my iMac. The import worked fine and all songs and art show up in the iTunes library on my iMac. However, on my iPhone 5s and iPad 4 using music match, ...
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Have iTunes on Mac show the iPad with wi-fi

Usually, when I launch iTunes on my Mac and I have my iPad on nearby, iTunes shows the iPad at the top right. Then I can do a backup of my iPad in wi-fi. Sometimes, randomly, iTunes fails to show ...
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How can I transfer music from my old itunes account into my new one?

My family all shares one itunes account, under my dad's name. My family all buy music from itunes but I have definitely accumulated the most, and have spent hundreds of dollars on music. I just got a ...
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Synced music not showing on iPod

I download some music on my iPod that I have on my computer. I created a playlist and download about 25 songs through iTunes and it took all of the music. Suddenly my iPod shows no list and no music. ...
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Does iTunes Mac version 12.1.0.50 know about iCloud Photos?

My iPad Mini reports in General | Usage that it is using 440 MB for photos and camera. iTunes Mac version 12.1.0.50 reports my iPad Mini is using 13.05 GB for photos, and that the device is Over ...