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

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Trying to restore phone from backup, but can't update iTunes to latest version

I'm trying to update iTunes to the latest version in order to restore my newly repaired iPhone from backup. When connecting my phone to iTunes, a message box appears saying I have to update iTunes to ...
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iPhone 4S, Forever recover mode?

I have an iPhone 4S, and it is in recovery Mode, and when I want to restore it, error (1) pop-up. like in photos below I did search on Internet, people say it's an electronic part issue, is it true? ...
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Camera Roll Duplicates

Why do I have 2 of every picture side-by-side in my Photo Library? I don't edit or rename pictures at all. All I do is take pictures. Then sync phone to my Mac with iTunes. But Photo Library on ...
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What actually happens during “Waiting for changes to be applied” and “Waiting for items to copy”?

There are literally hundreds of threads on dozens of different internet forums about iOS devices that get stuck on "Waiting for changes to be applied" and/or "Waiting for items to copy" while syncing. ...
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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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Why does OS X mangle the playback of this MP3?

Here's an MP3 I have. My iPhone plays it back with no problems. VLC on OS X plays it back with no problems. iTunes plays it with annoying bleeps and bloops, some kind of errors or artifacts that are ...
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Deleting Songs off your ipod

How do I delete songs of my iPod using iTunes?
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Itunes no longer in my order

I admit I am anal about organization, and have developed a nomenclature for all my play lists. Now they apparently sort based on the recent usage, not how I want to show. Is there any way to go ...
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Restoring iPhone 5 fails - error 2001?

I've just moved to the States and a family member kindly passed on an old AT&T iPhone 5. The trouble is that it's stuck in a reset loop. When I go into recovery mode and try to restore the phone, ...
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Why does the iTunes artist list jump to start when i scroll it?

I updated my iTunes yesterday, along with Lion, as did alot of other people. Now I've been experiencing some weird behaviour. I have my iTunes setup like above. I usually browse to artist by ...
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Why does iTunes and my iPhone not agree on how much free space I have on my iPhone?

Ok so I have a 32gb iPhone 4s that is updated all the way. When I plug it into my computer (PC) and run iTunes it (iTune) will tell me that I have a ton of free space on my phone howeer, when I look ...
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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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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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This computer is no longer authorised for purchased items

I am facing a very annoying problem from last few days. Whenever I try to install an app from my Mac to my iPad it says: This computer is no longer authorised for purchased items but when I ...
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After upgrading iTunes all my media has disappeared

I have just upgraded to iTunes 12.2 on OSX Yosemite. Initially iTunes refused to open at all so I rebooted. Now I see that I have no media in my library (other than items bought from iTunes ...
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iPhone asks for unknown Apple User ID

I was trying to update my mum's iPhone 6 last night and it wouldn't let me update the apps on her phone as it was asking for someone else's Apple ID. She doesn't have any music, videos or books on ...
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iTunes is changing the number/order of tracks in an album when it loads into my iPod. I want the tracks to stay in order

iTunes changes the number (and therefore) the order of tracks in an album when make a new playlist. Therefore, I cannot listen to an album in the correct order. I want the tracks to stay in order when ...
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What processes are used by DRM?

Whenever some content is DRM-protected, screenshots of such content are masked. Even using Terminal does not avoid such problems. Which processes in ps ax are used by DRM that is implemented by ...
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Where are iTunes music files located, if they are not in Music/iTunes/iTunes Media?

I recently rented a MacBook Pro because I needed to take mine in for a hardware recall. Before giving mine up, I transferred the folder ~/Music/iTunes and the file ...
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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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Can I upgrade from iOS 6.0.1 to iOS 8.1.1 directly?

I have an iPad 2 (Wi-Fi) which I want to update iOS 8, so I downloaded iOS 8.1.1 for iPad 2 Wi-Fi's IPSW. I updated with iTunes on my PC but it says that it cannot update my iPad! I want to install ...
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Why does iPhone Music app show me “Apple Music” logo instead of my iTunes songs?

I synced all of the music in my iTunes Library to my iPhone (like it was an iPod). I've been listening to the music in my Jeep for weeks by plugging into the USB port and choosing songs and playlists ...
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iTunes starts playing music automatically when watching Apple TV

Every time I pause or unpause Netflix on Apple TV it starts playing iTunes music on my computer, even with wi-fi and home sharing turned off. How do I disable iTunes from launching when using Apple ...
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How to resolve error -9846 when updating iTunes Genius

For several weeks now, any attempt to update the Genius database in iTunes (either automatically or manually) results in (roughly translates into "Unable to update Genius results. Unknown error ...
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Can't restore iPad 2 with new iTunes… error 9

Ok so I updated my iTunes on my (Mac Book Pro) and tried to install the new iOS on my iPad... got error 9. (((Switched cables, tried the other usb connecter... same error.))) Searched the net... ...
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How do transfer mp3 files to iPhone that is configured with iCloud Music Library

I subscribe to the Apple Music service. When I connect my phone to my iMac and open iTunes on the mac and go to the Phone and select Music settings I get "iCloud Music Library is On" iPhone can ...
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Using my Dads music on my iPhone?

When my Dad died last year we put his iphone away in a drawer for safe keeping, because his music was very important to him and obviously we didn't want to lose it. The phone is getting hard to hold ...
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Synced iPhone to a new computer. iTunes cannot delete music from iPhone

My Mom's iPhone used to be synced to my computer, a Mac. She recently got a new computer, a Windows laptop, so I set that up for her. I did a sync to the Windows laptop and that seems to work fine ...
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How do I remove files from iTunes which have been deleted on disk?

When cleaning up my disk I deleted a couple of files from my music collection which iTunes was managing. Now when I try to sync a device I get an error message that it can't sync these files because ...
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Burning CDs from iTunes

Why are my music tracks when burned to CD from iTunes thru the Playlist feature shorter than the originals? I have tried on multiple albums all with the same result. A song might be 4:58 in iTunes ...
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Is there a way to stream video to an Apple TV without iTunes? [closed]

Can I stream video to an Apple TV without using iTunes? iTunes is good, but if I can have another way to stream video, it would be great.
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Why apps are installed to my iPad and not to my iPhone?

Whenever I press "Get" to download an app in iTunes (either on iOS or Windows OS), apps are installed in my iPad and never to my iPhone. However, after "Get" becomes "Downloaded" and I go to App ...
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Can't reset iPhone because iTunes must update the phone at the same time

I have a iPhone 6s at my work. A former colleague have quit and he have set a password to it so we can't login. This is what we've tried so far: DFU mode and tried to reset to factory settings ...
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What's the the download size of Restore and Update for iPad via iTunes?

If you plugin you iPad to your PC and choose to reset it, and iTunes wants to Update and Restore your iPad, how much data will it download?
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Can't Remove Downloaded Music From Ipod Touch

Ever since the apple music update I've been unable to add or remove music from my ipod touch 5 via itunes on my computer. Everywhere I've looked says you go to the ipod icon, go into summary and click ...
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How to play a video file (avi/mp4) in AppleTV?

Suppose I would like to play a video file (avi/mp4) in AppleTV 3. I see two options: play the file in the laptop and mirror the screen via AirPlay on the AppleTV. import the file into the ITunes in ...
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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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Deleted album on pc now iPhone won't sync as can't find deleted album

I've deleted the original album, of an album synced to my iPhone now it won't let me sync anything onto my iPhone as it can't find this album, there has to be a way around this surely! Thanks in ...
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iPhone 5S music gone

Went to play music today and all I get on my music app is a photo of a gal with headphones. Where did all my playlists disappear to? Thanks in advance for any help.
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Apple Music 12.3.2 on Mac “For You” rarely updates

On my iPhone, the For You playlist update often and if I pull down I can get a fresh set of playlists. Meanwhile on my mac the For You playlists update maybe once every other day. I do the majority of ...
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Cannot sync apps between iMac and iPad

On my iMac, on iTunes, i have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press Install next to myApp ...
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App Store Updates not working

I'm running Mavericks (10.9.5) and it has been working without problems since months. Recently I can't install updates from the App Store. Since today, the App Store doesn't even show icons anymore. ...
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iOS 9.0.2 made my iPhone 5 stuck on “connect to itunes” screen

I decided to download iOS 9.0.2 for my iPhone 5. When the download finished it was stuck on a screen I have never seen before. Here's a picture: When I plug it into my pc, iTunes doesn't find my ...
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iTunes 11 - Difference between “Play Next” and “Add to Up Next” buttons

Is there a difference between iTunes' "Play Next" and "Add to Up Next" buttons? (See screenshot above). They appear if I right click an album and it seems to me that they do the same thing: Adding the ...
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Restore ebooks (PDF) from iTunes backup?

Upon opening iBooks.app on my clean Mavericks install, I noticed that all my ebooks from other sources than the iBooks Store were missing. Of course, they're not saved in iCloud. So I wanted to ...
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Why iTunes only shows the latest podcast?

The RSS feed for the podcast is this one. The problem is that it seems the feed contains more than 30 entries, but only the latest one is shown in feed of iTunes (Ver. 12.3.2.35). If I didn't download ...
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Can't re-order songs in iTunes 12

I'm almost embarrassed to post this: I can't re-order the songs in any playlists on my Mac. It's iTunes 12.1.0.50 on OSX Yosemite 10.10.2. The playlists are all sorted in manual order. There doesn't ...
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Export single SMS from iPhone and import on another iPhone

Is there a possibility to sync the messages between two iPhones? Currently, I'm switching from one phone to another, but one device has got a new SMS. How can I export the single SMS and import it on ...
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How to use different accounts (of different countries) for iTunes and iBookstore on iPhone or iPad?

Simply stated, it is I bought quite a bit of Music and Movies from my native country (be it Hong Kong, France, Italy, etc). However, the iBookstore for that country has very few books on the ...
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How to remove the automatic ratings from songs in iTunes?

I want to remove the automatic ratings from my songs: However, they don't disappear after right-click->Rating->None