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

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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as “Skip when shuffling” by default?

I have a Smart Playlist that selects a set of music and podcasts for me to listen to throughout the day. However, iTunes decides it's a good idea to check the "Skip when shuffling" checkbox for all ...
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Recovering lost photos on iPhone 5s after restoring from iTunes backup

I used to have an iPhone 4s and all the data from there is synced in my iTunes in my Mac. I just got an iPhone 5s yesterday and decided then to plug it to my iTunes. There was a welcome message and 2 ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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iTunes Match Songs Don't Appear on iPhone

My iPhone 5S says it has synced with iTunes Match but some music is missing from the iPhone. I have Show All Music turned on. Is there some way to debug what is happening?
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Add a BBC Podcast to iTunes

I used to subscribe to BBC podcasts by clicking on the 'Subscribe' icon and selecting iTunes/IOS - simple. Now when I do it, the programme opens up Winamp and nothing is added to iTunes. Has ...
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Photos sync doesn't work on iPhone (Windows PC)

I am currently on iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.3.2, and the latest iTunes. This problem appeared a month ago when trying to sync pictures into the iPhone. Previously the pictures from "My Pictures" folder were ...
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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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Sync multiple devices to iTunes but only one device for playcounts or ratings

We have several iOS devices in our household (iPod Touches & older iPhones) that all sync through my account. All of them except my iPod Touch are set to manually manage music. However, I'm ...
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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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AppData file recovery

My iPhone 5c created a new backup and now I've lost all my messages, including ones from a deceased friend. The AppData folder has 2 previous backups in it, both from earlier times in the day that the ...
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Has Apple completely dropped support of the COM API for iTunes?

Apple used to provide a COM-based SDK for iTunes on Windows. This could be found via https://developer.apple.com/downloads/ and a search for iTunes COM. It appears as if the download has been removed. ...
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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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iPhone could not be restored - error number -1

I posted an old iPhone 4 to my sister (I'm in Australia; she's in Thailand) which was working fine both before and after she received it. Recently it has started cutting off while being used - ...
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How to copy iTunes music from iTunes library to another, using my own music - not purchased

I have digitised my CD collection and have it on my iTunes on a PC. How can I add it to my partner's iTunes on a different PC?
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El Capitan media keys not responding

My media keys are not working on my Mac. Pressing play doesn't open iTunes automatically. This issue occurs across all users, even newly created users, and all applications. Here's what I've done so ...
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iTunes 12 Turn off Repeat Song and Repeat Playlist Separately

The last answer in this thread makes iTunes 12 shortcuts for shuffle (on and off), but I was wondering if it were possible to make shortcuts for turning on the repeat playlist, song, and turning off ...
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How can I back up my app data?

I have some app data that I'd like to preserve when the time for a new iPhone rolls around. This app does not (seem to) have any cloud-syncing functionality. I regularly sync my iPhone to iTunes via ...
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Why can't I use my iTunes balance?

Recently my mom bought me a 15.00 iTunes gift card. When I redeemed it my account said it had a balance of $15.00. But whenever I try to purchase anything from the iTunes Store or App Store it asks me ...
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What is the effect of the choice to “set up as new iPad”?

My daughter wants to rename her iPad mini, and I told her I thought the only way to do this was to connect it to iTunes on a computer, but when we connected it to my laptop, we got This is ...
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Apple Music – how to add all albums/songs of an artist to my library

I want to know if there's a way in Apple Music to add albums/songs of an artist to my library. I realize that I have to add album by album and I'm looking for a better way to do it. Any suggestions?
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How do I import music from a CD to iTunes?

I am running iTunes 12.3.3.7 on OS X 10.11. I have a CD with songs on it. How do I import these songs into iTunes? I don't see any button for such.
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Download from iTunes to iPod without deleting songs already on iPod

How do I download songs to my iPod Shuffle without deleting the songs that are already on it? When I try to download songs, it gives me this message: Are you sure you want to remove existing ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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iTunes won't stop downloading two BBC podcasts

Recently iTunes started downloading dozens of old BBC podcasts (In Our Time and Thinking Allowed). I delete them, they come back. Since it only does this for BBC podcasts I was wondering if BBC is ...
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How to determine which apps iTunes will copy from iOS, to stop a deleted app being resurrected?

I don't sync my iPad often, but when I do I almost always get the following question from iTunes: ' iTunes has found purchased items on the iPad [or iPhone] "[device name]" that are not present in ...
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Apple Music: Heart ratings (“Loved” tracks) are not supposed to synchronize between devices?

I hearted/Loved dozens of tracks on Apple Music desktop (on Mac), but when I played them on my iPhone, they were not hearted/Loved. Is it normal? I hope not, because it wouldn't make any sense! (Why ...
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Not able to install .ipa via iTunes after updating to iOS 9.3.1

I used to create the ipa file from Xcode/Product/Archive and install it via iTunes. After updating the iPad to iOS 9.3.1, the app keeps showing "Installing" in iTunes and disappears the installing ...
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How to update apps through iTunes?

I have iTunes 12.3.3.17 on Windows 7 and I want to update an app through iTunes. All the tutorials I have found are for iTunes 11, where there is a clear button at the bottom. This is not the case ...
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After upgrading to El Capitan, OS X imported my email accounts from my iPad

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan on an iMac from 2009. I guess my iPad was connected or something, but I found that the operating system's mail application now had the accounts that I ...
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Can't download itunes album purchased on a different computer to Iphone

I purchased an album this morning on my laptop at home. I got on the bus and realized that all of the songs hadn't downloaded. I logged onto itunes at work and the album shows up under purchased ...
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Archive of iOS app store and Google Play listings?

I am trying to find screenshots of old iOS app store and Google Play app listings, to show the history of how an app visually developed. I have access to the publisher accounts but there doesn't seem ...
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your iCloud music library session has expired

After deciding I dont want Apple managing any of my music through iCloud I decided to log out of iTunes. Now I am constantly getting an annoying message from iTunes that says: your iCloud music ...
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iTunes Store: “Your payment method was declined.”

Last night I attempted to purchase an app from the App Store on my iPhone 4. The previous day I had purchased an app with no issues, and this time was told that my payment method was invalid. When I ...
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Can I transfer my Google Play music onto my iPhone?

I had a Galaxy S4 and I just bought a iPhone 6. Is there a way I can transfer my music using an app to iTunes? Or do I have to download iTunes onto a computer?
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List all playlists that include a particular song

I would like to replace a songs that I have in my iTunes library with a higher quality version (and different filename). These songs are listed in various playlists in my iTunes library, what would ...
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Does 'family sharing' require that members use same apple ID for both iTunes and iCloud?

Each member of our family has two unique Apple ID's, one for use with iTunes and another for iCloud (e.g. 4 members, 8 Apple ID's). On the family sharing page it says "Family Sharing requires a ...
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My iPhone 5s is frozen with iTunes symbol and plug in picture with arrow. I can't turn it off or on it seems like! Help!

My phone is stuck with the image of charger and cord, up arrow and iTunes icon - can't turn iPhone on or off it seems. Will it restart on its own? I tried holding it down for the ten seconds and then ...
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Why does iTunes continually ask me to authorize my computer?

I just recently bought an album on iTunes and I have a weird problem. All of the songs (18 in all) except for one, play perfectly fine. When I try to play it, it says "This computer is not authorized ...
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How to transfer iTunes library between user accounts on Windows?

I have Windows 7 and the latest iTunes. My original user account, where my library is, seems to have contracted a virus so it's sky-rocketing my internet usage. I created a new user account, but I ...
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iTunes Could not contact the iPad software update server because you are not connected to the internet

I did a full restore on my iPad the other day and right before the end with error 6 on iTunes saying it couldnt contact the update server (even though it did it the first 3 times fine) and now my iPad ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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Very suddenly, only purchased music is showing up on iPhone ( but everything is in iTunes)

So, yesterday at a stoplight, I was scrolling through the music on my iPhone 5 (running OS 7.1) to play a song (one that I had uploaded to iTunes from my own CD and had recently downloaded to the ...
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how to convert all mp3 to m4a and save tags and covers?

Strange bugs with iTunes and iphone, when trying to transfer and listen files in mp3. In m4a everything is all right. Is there any way to convert all mp3 files to m4a and save all tags and covers? ...
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Log in and out of iTunes account on separate computer

Is it possible to use someone else's computer, log out of their iTunes account, log into your own account and access your own library on their computer?
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All my music needs to be downloaded again?

I went to play some music on my iPhone (iOS 7) but whenever I tap a track to play it just greys out and a little circle with a stop icon appears next to it (download indicator?). Any idea why this is ...
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Suddenly I'm requested to restore my iPhone to factory settings

I have an iPhone 4 loaded with unmodified iOS 6. I use it (for two years now) with a virtualbox running Windows XP with iTunes (10.7 currently). Everything works just peachy most of the time, and ...
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How to access history of podcasts I have listened to in iphone?

I don't know if this is possible or not: I would like to see the history of all the podcasts I have ever listened to. Is this possible?
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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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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, ...