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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it times to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this tread, but there is no solution: ...
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the installer encountered errors before apple mobile device support could be configured [migrated]

I'm having issues with installing apple mobile device support. Every time I try to install apple mobile device support I get this annoying message: the installer encountered errors before apple ...
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How to change the language of the App Store and see english ratings?

I have an iTunes account with an italian billing address; because of this Apple assumes that I want the app store in italian which is not the case. Part of the UI is in italian (other parts are in ...
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How do I make iTunes re-remember an app I have recently requested it to forget?

In the iTunes home tab (on your Mac) there is a section known as a "quick link" section where you can view all of your purchased apps. It's on the right hand side and it has a hyperlink aptly named ...
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Why do my most recent iTunes music purchases not sync to my iPhone?

For some reason, the last 15 songs or so that I've downloaded won't sync to my iPhone. I've tried: Removing all music by unchecking "Sync Music" (didn't actually remove the music for some reason) ...
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Rent foreign language films in iTunes

It’s now pretty well-established that you cannot change the language of the iTunes store unless you also change your billing address. Fair enough. But the language setting also dominates the ...
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Can't add music to iPhone anymore

I have seen this: Greyed out songs when trying to add from itunes to iphone? but though the issues are similar, I think my version has a different cause. Anyways, none of the answers there did work ...
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How do I retrieve songs hidden in the iCloud with iTunes 11.0.4?

My younger sister bought a few pop songs on my mom's computer (which is not an Apple but she has iTunes on it), and because of the iCloud they showed up on my computer as well. I really can't stand ...
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“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
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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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iTunes on PandaBoard/Rasperry Pi or other single board computer

Has anyone being able to get iTunes to run on a single board computer like PandaBoard or Rasperry Pi? I would like to do this to build a low cost, low power consuming media center. If one could bring ...
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Apple Remote for iPhone won't discover iTunes library without network gateway to internet enabled

This may be a networking question as much as an Apple-specific question; however it's directly related to configuration / behaviour of Apple Remote, so hoping to find an answer here. My goal: Build a ...
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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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How to sort remixes under remix artist name in iTunes

Is there some way to sort remixed versions of songs in iTunes under the remix artist's name? As an example, Adventure Club has made a lot of songs that are remixes. For now, all these songs appear ...
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Problems accessing movies on MacBook Pro via Apple TV

I've got a MacBook Pro and Apple TV, and I can search and select the movies found within the MacBook Pro's iTunes from the Apple TV's > Computers menu. The problem is that when I try to play the ...
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For my iPhone, why is the “restore from backup” option not available in iTunes?

I'm trying to back up and restore my iPhone using iTunes in order to attempt to get my supposedly successful carrier unlock from Chronic Unlocks to work. This is what Chronic Unlocks support ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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How to listen to the same song at the same time on 2 different iPhones?

My girlfriend stay far way from me, but we have a habit that is listening to music together in the morning. But now we have to do that by playing loud by a Computer so that the quality is so low. I ...
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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 I sync podcasts added in the iPhone's Podcasts app to iTunes on OS X?

I added some podcasts from the iTunes store to the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.2.3 on iOS 6.1.3. My iTunes 11.0.5 sync settings for this phone's podcasts is sync podcasts, and automatically include ...
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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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iPhone 5 photo albums

I needed to restore my iPhone to erase data but wanted to keep my photos. I copied them onto my laptop and then restored the iPhone and set it up as a new iPhone and then synced the photos back onto ...
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in music library, just iPod

In yesterday's (sep 9th 2014) Apple event, Tim Cook anounced Apple would offer as a gift the album "Songs of Innocence" by the Irish rock band U2. The iTunes Music Store said album was already ...
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iTunes randomly freezes on startup on Windows 7

I'm running iTunes 11.4.0.18 (the latest available version) on Windows 7 x64; for reference, I've been having this problem for months, and even on the computer I had before this one, which I replaced ...
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What does this mean? “((•))”

Downloaded song and played it for months. It then stopped playing and the ((•)) symbol appears to the left of the song title. What does this mean, and how can I get may song playing again?
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In iTunes 11, how do I download all existing shows for a podcast?

Recently, I've started listening to more podcasts on my iPhone. I've found a few that I like and want to listen to past episodes. Ideally, I want to just download. I can't seem to figure out a way to ...
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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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How can unauthorized movie purchases be made on my 1st generation Apple TV?

In the last 6 months, two movies have shown up as purchased on my 1st Generation Apple TV, but neither I nor my wife have purchased them. The first time this happened, I thought perhaps it had been ...
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Shortcut for selecting the first song result from search in iTunes

Often times I find myself searching for a song in my library and as expected iTunes filters my results. I wanted to know is there a quick way for me to be a to jump right to that first result instead ...
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Can I use sharing?

Can I use "Share my library on my local network" ? I have my library in a shared folder on my iMac, this is to stop having to have the same music stored twice so my other half can use iTunes as well ...
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An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly

Why do I get the following message in iTunes when syncing my iPhone(s)/iPad(s) to iTunes wirelessly on Windows Vista Ultimate? An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly. ...
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iPad 4 (A1460) seems bricked wont boot, restore or update

I got an iPad 4 (A1460) for repair and after a day of trying i cant get it boot. iTunes can only recognize it while on iTunes mode or DFU mode but restore it stuck in "Waiting for iPad" or "Restoring ...
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iTunes won't show my Cloud music?

My iTunes keeps crashing whenever I try to show my Cloud Music. I go into Preferences > Store and check the box to show the music, but then it tries to load it and it crashes. It'll keep crashing each ...
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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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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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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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Switch between playlists but ensure that songs are not repeated

I'm putting together a few different music playlists for a friend's wedding and I'd like to ensure that if we switch from one playlist to another and then back to the original playlist that no tracks ...
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iBooks: how to sync PDF only?

I use my iPad as PDF reader, so my iPad contains many PDFs which I'd like to sync. It should be the steps below: You need to login with correct Apple ID on every device you want to sync Plug in ...
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Should I delete crash logs manually?

My %appdata%\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\<devicename> folder contains hundreds of thousands of crash logs. Should iTunes clean up this folder automatically or should I delete ...
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How to synchronize photos from MacBook to iPad without erasing photos in iPad?

I used to synchronize photos between PC and iPad. Recently I have a new MacBook and I imported some new photos into iPhoto of the MacBook. Now I need to copy the new photos to the iPad. Can I do this ...
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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 do I sync a current iPhone to new mac? With no prior itunes backups

I've always synced to iCloud for my backup. I got a macbook pro and would like to sync it with itunes, but not lose my apps and photos and whatnot. How can i prevent it from erasing everything and ...
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Editing songs in iTunes 11.0.2

I've recently got a new Windows laptop and downloaded and installed the latest iTunes (11.0.2). All my music (over 5000 songs) went into iTunes fine, just as they were on my old laptop. However I have ...
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Simplest way to prevent iTunes from automatically launching when iPhone/iPad is connected

Everything is stated in the title. When I connect my iPad or iPhone iTunes automatically launches. What is the simplest way to prevent this from happening?
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Can I Enter Sleep Mode While Downloading File?

When I try to enter my rMBP into sleep mode while downloading file via iTunes U, the downloaded file is aborted. Is it possible to enter sleep mode while keep downloading the file? EDIT: Until I find ...
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Same iTunes Library between networked Mac and PC

I have a home network that contains computers with both Macs and PCs. I'd like to use the same iTunes library on all of the machines, so I moved the library folder and all of the media to a network ...
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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't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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Sync Android with iTunes

I have iTunes on my Windows 7 PC. I love how flawlessly iPhones sync with iTunes, but I have an Android phone :( Is there an easy way to plug in my Android and sync it with iTunes? If it matters I ...