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

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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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iTunes: show ALL artists

The artist list displays all artists that appear on at least one non-compilation album. Is there a preference somewhere to change that to display all artists, i.e. including those that only appear on ...
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iTunes: making it remember the last song and position

I have a big collection of music. I thought it would be so natural to remember the last playlist, the last song (and possibly also the position within the song) that I played before I closed iTunes, ...
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My iPhone's Album Art is Wrong. How can I fix it?

All the art in my iTunes app is wrong. I pay for iTunes Match, but it's disabled on my phone. (It has been enabled in the past.) What can I do to fix the art?
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Sync iTunes library with Dropbox without letting iTunes organize the folders and files

I have an old MacBook on which I'm using iTunes to listen to my music. What is important to me is that I organize the folders and filenames of my music manually, i.e. I have the box "Keep iTunes Media ...
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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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Song cannot be played on this iPhone

I have recently added a number of songs to my iTunes playlist (all mp3s). When syncing them over to my iPhone I get an error saying that 'X track cannot be played on this iPhone'. What could be the ...
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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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Applescript to set Track Comment to Rating

I'm trying to develop an applescript that sets the comment tag to the track's rating. i.e., if it's a 3 star track, I want the comment to say "3 Star". tell application "iTunes" set theTrack to ...
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Change volume of airport using the master keys, not itunes volume slider

My roommate recently bought an airport express, and I love it. Minus the fact that when I'm blasting music and someone wants to talk to me, I need to open iTunes and either lower the volume or pause ...
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Import songs from CDs with two or more sources

I have a problem with CDs that, when recognised by iTunes, give you a window in which you can choose one of different sources from which you can import one in particular. For example: Default Album or ...
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How do I restore itunes library onto another computer

I followed all the steps as suggested for backing up and restore iTunes library in the apple support website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1751 but I have problems with the 'choose library' part in ...
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How do I import an MP4 video created using the GoPro Hero Camera into the iPad?

I have recorded some videos using the GoPro Hero Camera set at 960p resolution and 48 frames per second. These videos come out in MP4 format and I an play them on my computer (PC) just fine. However ...
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Cannot download any app

I tried to download an app using my Apple Id. But, when I clicked on download, it said network error and the link is disabled permanently. Do I have to have any prerequisite to do this?
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How can I get my albums to sort by track numbers in iTunes 11's expanded view?

I've been trying to figure out why my track sort order is wrong in iTunes 11. I have track metadata, and sorting by Album in the songs view works fine, but in the expanded view my tracks appear in ...
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer

I keep getting the message “iTunes could not backup the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer”. I upgraded my computer, so it’s all brand new, huge hard disc. It runs Win 7 and ...
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iTunes doesn't recognize iPhone's remote app

A bit of info about my configuration OS X: Mavericks iOS: 7.1.1 Hardware: iPhone 5s and BacBook Pro (Late 2013) They are both on same Wifi network. Problem iTunes doesn't recognize iPhone's ...
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Why can't I clear the “Composer” field for tracks in my music library on my iPhone?

I downloaded some music tracks from the iTunes Music Store and synced them to my iPhone. While browsing the music on my iPhone, I realized the "Composer" field was filled in with the names of the ...
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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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How can I change subtitle color, background or font used by iTunes?

In iTunes subtitles background is black and font Courier New (and rather big). How can I change this preferences?
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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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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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Recovering a locked iPod Touch

My kid has an iPod touch that has locked from too many attempts to enter the passcode for 22 million seconds. He did this before and I connected to iTunes and it successfully unlocked it. However, I ...
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iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
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Play/Pause Key get disabled or delayed

I'm on Lion and I like to use the multimedia Next Track, Play/Pause, and Previous Track keys to control iTunes. Every once in a while, these keys basically stop working. Sometimes they just don't ...
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Copy documents to iOS devices via the command line

I have a couple apps which I directly copy data in/out of using iTunes (iPhone->Apps->(scroll down) File Sharing. Once there you can drag/drop, but I'd really like to be able to automate this process. ...
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Refresh podcast in desktop iTunes

I spend a lot of time hearing podcast. On the desktop computer, last weeks there were an increasing number of podcast that have a ! symbol inside a circle. In the past when this happened, I did not ...
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Move referenced iTunes Audio files to another drive/folder

well, my iTunes library is on my main HD whereas audio files are on an external drive. I have to change the drive for these files and / or folder name, how do I point iTunes library to that ...
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Remote not working on new iMac

My shiny new late 2012 iMac arrived, but I can't seem to get it to respond to my Apple Remote. I tried searching the System Preferences to see if out if the box it was paired to another remote, but ...
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Can't sync music from iPhone to computer

Every time I try to sync music from my iPhone to my computer it says that it has synced with a different iTunes library before. However, I've never synced it to a different one. I once synced it ...
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Moving iTunes library from Macs with different OS

I recently bought a new MacBook Pro to replace my old MacBook. The old MacBook has my entire iTunes library on it and is currently running Snow Leopard. The new MBP is running Mavericks. How ...
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How to stream iTunes content to Chromecast

Is it possible to stream my iTunes moves and TV series to my Chromecast? I've found some solutions on Google but I'd like to avoid tricky transcoding processes. What's the easiest solution?
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iTunes plays songs one at a time when stored on external drive

I store all my music on an external hard drive. When I click on an album iTunes opens but only plays one track. Is there any way I can play a whole album or multiple albums?
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Amazon Music App

I downloaded two albums from Amazon to the Amazon music app on my iphone. I realise now I can only play them back with a network connection. My iTunes is version 11.2 and I run Windows XP. Is there ...
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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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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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Find My iPad setting prevents restore

I'm trying to restore my iPad because the screen passcode was changed and cannot be remembered correctly. When attempting to restore from an iTunes backup, an error message says to first turn off Find ...
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Second computer download of itunes

I have recently downloaded itunes to my work computer. I have tried to download some of the songs onto the computer from my itunes. Now some of the songs in my 'library' are only recent songs ive ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
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View individual artists in compilation albums?

I can't seem to set up my music collection so that when opening a compilation album on my iPad it shows a list of songs on the compilation album along with the artist of each song. In iTunes on my ...
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iPhone 5 will not sync with iTunes

I've had my iPhone 5 for quite some time now and I have been able to sync with iTunes no problem in that time period. However, lately when I plug my iPhone 5 in, it doesn't even show up in my ...
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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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Track appearing in iOS Music as an iCloud track that I do not own

I was listening to one of my playlists (not Radio) on my iPhone, and (at least) two tracks came up that I do not own and are not in my iTunes library on my Mac. I am the only person using this iCloud ...
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How do I create and save multiple iPhone backups in iTunes?

I had a near death experience this weekend. After purchasing a new 13" MacBook Pro I migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro over to the new one and in the process with iTunes ...
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How do I view podcasts in a tiled artwork view using iTunes?

I upgraded from iTunes 10 to 11 and the view for my podcasts has changed. Is it possible to bring back the old tile view of my podcasts? The only option appears to be the list view on the side and ...
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How can i Get Tunes to recognize my Iphone 5

Itunes no longer recognizes my Iphone 5 whether by USB, Bluetooth or WiFi. Although my computer shows the phone to be paired and configured correctly, it does not show up in the Itunes device listing. ...
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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...