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

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How can I retain the artist name?

Most of my songs on my iPhone are ripped from CDs. In this case, song information like artist name are typed by myself, saved and synced well to my iPhone through iTunes but some cases, the ...
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Family sharing, some clarifications needed

Recently we've set up family sharing. Now my SO has done an in-app purchase. So far no issue. But when I told her she was a little upset that there was no way to make the payment herself. Because ...
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Streaming music is sometimes noisy

Sometimes when I double click a downloaded .pls file to launch a music stream in iTunes, the music is REALLY squelchy. It literally hurts my ears. If you have ever heard an old Telephony modem, it ...
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iPhone only showing purchased music

Today I was editing my music library, deleting old songs and such, and then of course, synced my iTunes to my iPhone. Everything synced fine until I realized my iPhone was only showing music purchased ...
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How can I get rid of a podcast?

I am desperately attempting to get rid of a podcast, but iTunes continues to resurrect it. The podcast I am trying to get rid of is the NBC Nightly News (Video). These are the images of what it looks ...
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Play/Pause/Prev/Fwd buttons not working

What I have: OS X 10.10.2 on iMac mid-2011 + original wireless keyboard. Suddenly, buttons for controlling iTunes (they are located on F7, F8 and F9 buttons) stopped working. Meanwhile, other buttons ...
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How can I filter iTunes songs with spaces in them?

When I use the iTunes library text filter option to search for love with, I get the song I'm in love with the hero but also several hits for song titles where the words love or with appear separately. ...
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Sync indicates music on phone, phone says no

I celebrated Christmas earlier this week with some family, and recieved an iTunes gift card. I wanted to re-make an entire playlist for my phone, so I did. However, my phone won't let me sync because ...
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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Syncing Desktop iTunes Library to Laptop

I have a Hackintosh dual booting Windows 8.1 and Yosemite. The two OS's share the same iTunes Library. Every time something new is added in either OS, I would like to be synced to my laptop's iTunes ...
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Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer. Please Disconnect and reconnect Iphone and try again

Hi I'm Running Yosemite on Macbook 5,1 Late 2008 2.0GHz with SSD for apps and HDD for data. I'm Trying to back-up my iPhone on the computer but i'm not able. I tried restarting both computer and ...
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Is there a way to transfer a book from an iPad back to iTunes?

I have an eBook that I downloaded and then manually synched to my iPad. I have managed to somehow delete the original file from my laptop, and so I cannot synch the book to my phone to read there. It ...
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iTunes synchronizes iPod even when turned off

Even though I switched on "prevent automatic synchronization of iPods..." in iTunes (translation, in German it's "Automatische Synchronisierung von iPods, ... verhindern"), iTunes won't stop ...
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Moving iTunes music to Dropbox on iPhone5

I have the upgraded Dropbox app but need to figure out how to move the music on my phone iTunes gallery over to Dropbox via my iPhone as I haven't been able to sync my music on my MacBook Air due to ...
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How to configure Apple's podcast app to limit clutter & centralize control in iTunes

I would like to know how to set up the Apple podcast app to remove clutter (on the phone) and centralize all controls on the computer's iTunes client. Basically I am trying to replicate the workflow I ...
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Songs not in “Music” but seen in smart playlist created for that artist

I added a CD to my iTunes Library yesterday. I could not find them under Recently Added playlist or under Music. So, I created a Smart Playlist for the Artist and they do show up. When I choose ...
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Stop Itunes from transferring purchases to computer iOS 8

How can I stop iTunes from transferring purchases from my ipad ? I just want to backup everything besides the apps since they can always be downloaded back from iTunes store and I do not want to waste ...
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Is there a way for itunes to display a total playtime column header?

While play count is quite accurate in estimating how long I have listened to certain songs for, it isn't entirely precise. For example, if I have two songs, one that is 4:00 minutes that has been ...
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I do not have enough space to restore my backup

I do not have enough space to restore my backup. I currently own a iPhone 6 with a 16 gb storage. My back up currently holds a 20 gb storage of photos. So I was wondering if I could restore my backup ...
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Restrict a specific app to run only on MDM provisioned devices

We have a scenario in our current iPhone app development project. We need to restrict our app to run only in our Maas360 MDM provisioned devices. Ours is an in-house app for our certain employees. ...
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iTunes showing album as individual songs

I just installed a new version of iTunes, 12.0.1.26. When I want to add a new music album into my music library it is showing as individual songs in the library.
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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How do I delete songs in iTunes that have an exclamation mark?

I have a bunch of files that I moved or deleted in Finder, and now iTunes shows exclamation marks. I would like to delete these from iTunes and from iTunes Match / iCloud. How do I do that, using free ...
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Album and Artist not showing recent download

I pre-ordered an album off iTunes. It became available today. But when I checked my albums on my phone, I saw one song (I had downloaded for free through the bands website) but nothing else was there. ...
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How to move music from external hard drive into my iTunes library?

I'm trying to move a bunch of old music off an external hard drive in to my iTunes library. I'm using iTunes 11.4 on a late 2014 macbook pro and the hard drive is a verbatim. I'm sure this is simple ...
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About sending gifts

If I send a gift from my old Apple id to my email and make a new Apple id with that email will I have the amount that I sent from my old Apple id to my new Apple ID.
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How to have iTunes 11 (11.4) not download old podcasts?

I tried upgrading from iTunes 10.7 to 11.4 (on a Snow Leopard 10.6.8 system). I have lots of "saved" episodes from feeds that have years-old back content. I started by moving the Music/iTunes ...
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How Do I Prevent iTunes From Automatically Trashing Older Versions Of Mobile Apps When Those Apps Are Updated?

Recent versions of iTunes have incorporated a new behavior which is to automatically move any previous version of a mobile app to the trash when those apps are updated. As far as I can tell, there ...
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No access privileges after new setup via Terminal commands OSX 10.5.8

I have an old G5 Mac running OSX 10.5.8 (leopard)and I had forgotten my admin password. I used some excellent terminal commands I found at Ask Different to Reset the initial setup. I used a different ...
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Automatically download iTunes Season Pass episodes?

I have three active iTunes Season Passes for various shows, the first ones I've gotten in years. However, it seems that apparently the episodes don't auto-download anymore? Is that right? And you ...
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Iphone out of space due to duplicate podcasts?

My iphone 4s (iOS 7.1.2) is out of storage space. After spending time pruning old podcasts from my iTunes manager, I began to 'browse' my iphone. I can see on my iPhone many identical podcasts. ...
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the installer encountered errors before apple mobile device support could be configured

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 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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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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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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Can't enable AirPlay system-wide, but it works in iTunes 11

I can enable AirPlay from iTunes to my Apple TV and it works great. In the system-wide audio output devices, the Apple TV is also listed. When I click on it to select it, the selection immediately ...
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An analytics/statistical tool for Podcasts

I have podcasts stored on my Mac Mini Server. It is in iTunes but others can add the XML link to other RSS readers. Is there Apple software available where I can keep track of the number of ...
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Is it possible to launch and use Itunes with the command line on windows?

Is it possible to use iTunes with the command line on Windows? I want to pass actions to the program like to play a playlist. Is it possible to use any iTunes functionalities in the command line? ...
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Is it normal to have 500-900 MB of Other after restoring iPhone 4s?

I just had an iPhone 4S (8G) upgraded to iOS 7.1.2, and now, the capacity of my iPhone is 6.0GB. I restored my iPhone to factory settings via Restore iPhone in iTunes several times. I did not backup ...
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Choose what to sync to iPad from iTunes server without using desktop iTunes

So I'm sitting on the couch and I realize that my iPad doesn't have a particular movie that my son is looking for. Ok, no problem I tell myself, I'll just go into the Videos app and transfer it from ...
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How to cancel a season pass in itunes

I have moved overseas and need to change my apple ID country. How can I cancel passes I still have open?
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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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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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Why iPad Air 16GB WiFi shows wrong amount of storage space free?

I clean my iPad regularly and I noticed that my storage space doesn't show true free space. I have used 12.8GB for apps. It shows 7.7GB available and 5.1GB used. I used calculator and it shows I ...
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In Need: Automated time-based iTunes downloads

I have a monthly bandwidth cap of 25gb download capacity, because I live in a rural area with no broadband at all. I use the Exide satellite product. So, I'm extremely limited in my ability to ...
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Auto update apps on device when syncing in iTunes

I have several devices. After updating apps on the device that I used to purchase apps, I can sync the updates to my iTunes on the Mac using USB cable. All but one device got the apps updated when ...
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How to save only the “configuration” of an iPod for later restore?

My iPod Classic 160GB is formatted "Windows" (presumably FAT32). I want to "Macintosh" format it (hfs+). Is there a way to save only the "configuration" of said iPod so I can more-easily restore it ...
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How many Genius Mixes can one have on a MacBook?

I know there are a gazillion mixes possible in iTunes and that the size and genre of such mixes are determined by some top-secret algorithm running behind the scene. However, I am really curious to ...
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How do I save a specific AC3 audio channel from an iTunes FairPlay protected movie?

I am wondering how can I save a specific AC3 audio channel from an iTunes DRM protected movie ? Right now the AC3 audio source is greyed out ! I am on Mavericks !