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

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iOS 4 - upload and play music without iTunes

I have iPhone 3GS with an old iOS version: ~4.0. For (reasons) I cannot get the iPhone recognized in iTunes to upload any new music. That is not the question. The question is: how can I upload music ...
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iTunes backup: not all apps backed up

I have backed up my iPhone 4s with iTunes. Problem: The .ipa file for Foxit Reader was not present in the backup, in C:\Users\<my user>\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media. There are probably other apps ...
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How do I back up iTunes to an NAS device

I followed your questions/answers on how to backup iTunes to a different location. I am using an WDMyCloudEX2 NAS drive which shares music, videos and photos with all devices in the house. I have been ...
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How do I retrieve lost photos and messages?

I have just connected my iPhone 6 to my MacBook Air and I went onto iTunes. It somehow deleted all of my memory that had been added since February. I've lost all my photo's, messages, everything ...
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Revert iPhone 6/retrieve previous data

I got an iPhone 6 a few weeks ago to replace my old iPhone 4. Yesterday, I plugged my phone in to my computer for the first time, and apple asked me if this was a new phone or if I wanted it was a ...
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iTunes songs interrupt during playing

I recently imported my iTunes library into my new MacBook Pro. The songs interrupt/stop playing every 20-30 seconds and then start playing again where they left off after about 10 seconds. The ...
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All of my photos from iPhoto have disappeared!

I come back home and go to iPhotos to print out a picture and there is nothing there except a big blank screen and in the top corner it says "Which photo library do you want iPhoto to use? To open, ...
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Shuffle iTunes now playing list

I'm looking for an option to select a couple of albums, add those to the now playing list and be able to shuffle them. Quite similar to what used to be possible in the all great Windows Media player ...
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iTunes custom genre artwork

All the custom genres in my iTunes library seem to have picked up an image file from somewhere. Any ideas how to remove this from all the custom genres so that they all appear empty?
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Unable to sync two specific songs to Apple devices

I usually have no trouble syncing music to my iPhone, and before I got the iPhone, my iPod. But there are two specific songs that never want to sync from iTunes to ANY device - "Close to Me" by The ...
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Cannot see unchecked songs in iTunes 12

Since iTunes updated to version 12, I am no longer able to see which songs I checked or not in order to be reproduced. In the previous iTunes versions, when I unchecked a song its title faded, so I ...
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How do I do an advanced search in the store in iTunes 12

For example: find song names containing "rolling" in the title without getting all of the rolling stones back catalog. In 11 you could get there with a URL, but this doesn't work in 12.
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iTunes U courses on Mac

I have a 2009 iMac with OS X 10.9 and iTunes 12 installed. iTunes 12 has iTunes U integrated and I can access the iTunes Store and subscribe to courses there. However when I subscribe to e.g. ...
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Itunes Connect: Where in the submitting process of an app can one control what name appears on the app's App Store page?

In this example , I see one "Agar.io By Miniclip.com" in the first and second lines. I also see "Seller: Miniclip SA" in the information box. My question is, as an aspiring iOS App Developer,...
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itunes on Windows 7 HP, still shows past deleted files on sync tab

So I have files on itunes that I've deleted but somehow itunes still has them when I connect my phone on the sync movies tab. I can't seem to delete them or remove or anything that involves getting ...
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Music and Podcasts restriction keeps resetting to “clean”

Had 8.4, tried 9 public beta 1, I still find out that only music and podcast restriction keeps resetting itself to "clean" with no reason. I tried to disable restrictions with "explicit" on and yet it ...
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Transferring file from Windows to iPhone through iTunes?

A friend has a Windows 8 laptop and needs to copy a text file from the laptop over USB to her iPhone running iOS 7. On the Windows side, I upgraded iTunes to the latest and greatest. When plugging ...
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iTunes database shows non-existent song, does not appear in library

I recently re-downloaded an album from the Purchased tab in iTunes, however I noticed one of the songs did not appear in the library. After the download had completed I went back into the Purchases ...
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Replace iTunes playcount with previous library using Applescript loop

After updating my iTunes library to iCloud, the play count of some has been messed up. I was thinking of fixing the missing data by using an Apple Script loop. The loop should scan the playcount of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...