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

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Restoring an old backup to the latest ios version returns an error

I am trying to restore an old backup of mine to my ipod, my backup is a year old. I wouldn't need to do this if apple didn't screw up my ipod during my 8.1 update where it just kept restarting and ...
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How to sync music from old PC to new PC?

I have a new iPhone 6 and need to get my non-purchased music from the old iPhone 4S to the new phone. When I connect to iTunes on the new PC (with the old phone) and select Sync Music I get the ...
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Backup with different itunes account

I have connected to a itunes a/c in my iphone. My doubt is that can anyone take backup of my device with their (different) itunes a/c? and user the backup data with their own device?
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Unable to Undo Delete before Sync (iTunes 12, iPod Touch)

Due to misreading I accidentally deleted all of my music off my iPod according to iTunes, but I haven't synced yet so the music is still all on the iPod according to the iPod. Here's the exact screen: ...
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How do I backup my shattered iPhone that has a passcode?

So over the Halloween weekend.. I shattered the screen to my 5S :( My buddy is lending me their old iPhone 5 for a bit. I planned to backup my 5s and restore it on the 5. Problem is.. I keep getting ...
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Does iTunes Match renewals use Gift Card credit?

My iTunes Match account is due for renewal, and I have some money credited to my account. I would prefer to have iTunes just credit my card versus using this gift card. When I look this up online, a ...
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How to make a mixtape, iOS only?

I'm in the middle of a cross-country road trip (Boston to Los Angeles). My girlfriend wants to share a mixtape with me. I don't have a computer with iTunes (I have an iPhone and an iPad, with ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Movies uploaded to iTunes

How do I get the movies that I have uploaded to iTunes from my Mac to show up on my iPad? I have several movies that I would like to see on my iPad. I figured the best way to upload to iTunes, but ...
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Changing my name shown atop iTunes 12 (eg from 'Thomas' to 'Tom')

iTunes 12 (of the garish red icon) shows your name in its top bar. For me this says 'Thomas', but I'd like to switch it to 'Tom'. How can I do so? It's not in iTunes preferences, and I've just changed ...
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“Unchecking” tracks playing music on iPhone

My audio intake from iPhone outweighs that of my Macbook by a double-digit ratio. Sometimes I encounter an audio track on-the-go that I would like to delete, remove from the playlist, or at least ...
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iTunes 12 home sharing import album

Any idea how to import albums from one computer to another via Home Sharing on Yosemite / iTunes 12? All the pages I've found tell you to click a Show menu at the bottom of the window which is no ...
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I can see another computer's shared iTunes library even though they are not sharing their library

For some reason, from my own iTunes library on my Mac, I can see another computer's (running Windows 7) iTunes shared library, even though they are not sharing their library (via Preferences -> ...
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Why isn't my music syncing from itunes to my ipod?

I recently got a replacement Ipod touch 5. I restored it and got all of my songs off of icloud. However. Songs I didn't purchase (such as being downloaded from CDs) are in my itunes library on my ...
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How can I transfer music from one iphone to another if it has NOT BEEN purchased from iTunes (ie., songs that were put on there from cd's I own etc.)

Is there a way to transfer songs from one iphone to a new iphone that were NOT purchased from iTunes? I am talking about songs that were from cd's that I or my son own. They are on my old phone but ...
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Is it possible to “restore” an itunes iphone backup to an ipad?

Is it possible to "restore" an iphone backup to an ipad, or an ipod touch? Obviously there are iphone specific apps etc. but can you get most of your data (like passwords f.ex.) into an ipad/ipod ...
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Location/Existence of iTunes plist files for iDevice apps

I've encountered an issue for an iOS device restore, where the iTunes account has changed and it has prompted for passwords of the old account during the restore. I've been told by Apple support ...
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Pending Contract issue in my iTunes

i have one free application on app store, two months before my developer account was expired and recently i have renewed my account.But in iTunes account i am getting pending contract request.Can any ...
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iTunes replacing every iPhone backup

I have a MacBook running Yosemite. Every once in a while I will do a backup of my phone and all the backups ever done should show up in the iTunes preferences but they don't. Only the latest backup ...
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Easily review large set of short sound files

I have a large set of mp3s that I need to listen to and evaluate. If I add them to iTunes, it wants to play them consecutively without stopping. I need to listen (once), think, possibly replay, etc., ...
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Is it possible to do a factory reset of iPhone 5 and keep iOS 6?

I have an iPhone 5 that is currently running iOS 6. I do not want to update the phone to iOS 8, but would like to back up the phone's texts, reset the phone, and restore the texts onto the phone. I ...
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Deleting the original files iTunes

I let iTunes copy the files i add to it into the iTunes Media folder. I have recently learned that I can delete songs from my mac once they are in iTunes. Having not known this, the amount of storage ...
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can't delete in iTunes 12 mavericks

I cannot move or delete songs from my iTunes 12 library. Someone suggested using the "Summary" tab, but there isn't one. Anyone else having this problem?
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Getting 'iPhone is synced with another iTunes Library although this is the Mac I've used

I recently had a problem with my iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1. I kept getting a dialog box about having to approve new terms of service for iCloud. However, I was never presented with the terms of ...
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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 in Yosemite does not respond to media keys

My media keys on my MBP for iTunes 12 in Yosemite don't respond. Spotify works fine. I'm using the FN key to access the standard F keys. These all work: Screen brightness Expose Launch Pad Keyboard ...
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How do I point Sonos to my music on an Airport Extreme connected hard drive?

I am attempting to set up a music library to use on my wifi based Sonos system. I have moved a copy of my iTunes music collection to an external USB 2.0 drive (Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Drive) which ...
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Stuck on Bootlogo After Upgrading to iOS 8.1 can't enter recover/dfu mode

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 8.1 with iTunes, after the update my iPhone 5 is stuck at apple boot logo. I tried to enter into the DFU Mode but the screen still stuck on apple logo. I also tried to ...
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Struggling with Itunes

I recently got a new laptop and just downloaded iTunes. I plugged in my iPhone, but none of my playlists that are on my phone appear on iTunes. Where are they?
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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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App Store Price Tracking Site

Is there a site that tracks App Store price drops and emails you accordingly? I've had an AppShopper account for years, but over the last few months it hasn't been emailing me about price drops in ...
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Drag-dropping M4R Ringtone to iTunes 12.0.1 to appear in iTunes ringtone folder?

I followed the instructions here for older iTunes but things have apparently changed in iTunes 12.0.1 and iOS 8.1. The drag-dropping and the double-clicking the M4R file do not work anymore. So How ...
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Why isn't my apple id letting me download songs?

I pre-ordered an album, but I haven't been able to download the singles released because when I type in my apple ID it asks for verification, and every time I try to answer one of the verification ...
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Can't remember my passcode

I can't remember my passcode and I have Find my phone app turned on my phone is disabled and says connect to itunes but it wont let me restart my phone as i have find my phone app turned on i have ...
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iTunes unplayed podcasts list by episode and date?

I just downloaded new iTunes onto old PC. Earlier version had feature I found very helpful, that of listing unplayed podcast episodes by date downloaded. Now it seems to have vanished. Any hope of ...
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iPad 1 won't boot, flashes apple logo

I have recently acquired a refurbished iPad 1 WiFi + 3G. Straight out of the box it wouldn't boot up at all. No logo, or anything. Upon plugging the device into the AC power charger, the Apple logo ...
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iTunes ignores track name in M3U playlist for URLs

I have M3U file like #EXTM3U #EXTINF:187,Track Artist - Track name http://my.site/3fe49f5deb06.mp3 (the URL locates the file on remote server, not a radio or stream) I see there is some track info ...
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Advertising Identifier declaration missing? Testflight external testers

i've tried to submit my app to the beta review (testflight, external testers) and got this mail after submitting. Undeclared Use of Advertising Identifier [IDFA]. Your app contains the ...
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Apple TV: Connect to multiple Home Sharings

Is it possible to connect one Apple TV to multiple iTunes Home Sharings? I have two Macs that are connected to different Apple IDs, and I want to access both of them via the Apple TVs Computers ...
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Keep iPad and iPhone apps separate

I have an iPhone 4s. It is the 16g model. I just purchased an iPad mini 64g. Here is my question: I want to use some apps exclusively on my iPad as my poor iPhone just can't handle all the data. ...
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iTunes Library Volume Location Problem

I have an external drive called "ITUNES_MAIN" that I keep all my media on and there's an "ITUNES_BACKUP" which is it's duplicate, just in case. Earlier this year, the main drive died, so I had to ...
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How do I automatically add podcast episodes to my iPod Touch 5 from my iTunes 12 instead of having to get them from the cloud?

I have subscribed to a podcast added several of the older episodes to iTunes 12 on my PC and downloaded them from the cloud. Before syncing my iPod Touch 5, I have selected the that podcast to be ...
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Is it Possible to Manually Organise Imported Movie Extras in iTunes

I'm trying to organise a bunch of movie files that I've acquired from various sources, including my own DVDs, into iTunes. However, one thing I'm uncertain of are the extras, things like deleted ...
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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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how to install latest possible iTunes without Yosemite upgrade?

My Mac is running OS X Mavericks (1.9.5) and iTunes 11.1. After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7 to iOS 8, I get a message saying that I need at least iTunes 11.2 to connect to this iPhone. However, ...
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Importing images from internet to new albums in iTunes

I just had an update for iTunes to version 12.0.1.26. The old way to import images to new albums in iTunes has changed. How do I import in the latest version?
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Apple Store Gift Card [duplicate]

I've recently received a gift from a family member who mistakengly purchased an Apple Store gift card instead of what I presume he intended an iTunes Gift Card. For me this is a very unique ...
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Why does my iPhone 4 not play songs purchased from iTunes?

My iPhone 4 will not play any song except those that have been purchased from iTunes. All songs that have been downloaded from CDs are skipped and marked for deletion. How do I get them to play ...