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

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How can I run iTunes without installing Bonjour in Windows 7?

I just checked my Windows error logs and Bonjour has caused a ton of errors. After reading about Bonjour and not needing the networking services it provides, I deleted it. Now when I open iTunes, an ...
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How to watch a movie I rented on my Macbook on my iPad?

I rented the documentary movie Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine a few hours ago, and was able to watch it on iTunes on the Mac. When I tried to watch it on iPad, I do not see a Rental tab in the ...
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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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Why is the coreaudiod daemon using 5% or more CPU?

Every time I listen to music on iTunes or VLC, I notice that the process coreaudiod causes an unusually high CPU usage (5% or more). Are you having the same issue? What's the reason for such a high ...
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iTunes local backup of iOS device: can't disable encryption

I have a strange problem with iTunes local backup of an iOS device (an iPod, in this case). I know I've backed up the iPod to my computer before, but iTunes states, "Latest Backup: Your iPod has ...
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Songs purchased on iPhone won't sync back to the iPhone from iTunes

I've run into this problem a couple of times: I purchase a song on the iPhone via the iTunes Store app. I re-download the song on iTunes on my Mac. I add the song to an existing playlist in iTunes. ...
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How do I transfer my entire itunes library (retaining the original music playlists) from my iPad iOS 5.1

How do I transfer my entire itunes library (including the specific music playlists) from my original iPad iOS 5.1 via wifi to my new Macbook air with Yosemite? The bulk of my music library is CD's ...
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Two iTunes installs pointing at the same NAS share

For many years, I have had a set of mp3 files on a NAS that I manually managed (I've been picky about artist/album/track naming). The two Macbooks in our house each have their own iTunes libraries ...
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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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App Slicing Thinning: Pre determine actual true size & space taken by App install or update on iOS Device?

Note: This has to do with App Slicing and App Thinning that was introduced by Apple in late 2015. Nothing to do with your 2012 question. ...
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The process of making custom notifications, iOS GarageBand, iTunes database, iTunes file format, AppleScript

I'm developing an iOS and Android app which uses custom notification sounds to provide users with step-by-step instructions. I've recently stepped through a pretty messy process of creating these ...
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Why can't I install an app (says “could not be found”)?

I just got an iPhone SE. I did a backup from my 4, then told iTunes to restore the new phone from the backup. It said there were a bunch of apps it couldn't install because they cannot be found. As ...
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Restoring an iPhone that cannot be detected

I have iPhone 4 and my iOS is 4.10.01. I jailbroke it and installed a lot of applications. Being lazy to reinstall everything again every time after an upgrade, I decided to just leave it at iOS ...
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iTunes)

I have multiple devices, all handled with iTunes in the same PC. Each device is associated with a different Apple ID. I may want to install some apps in more than one device. As far as I know, an app ...
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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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Apple IPad 16gb [duplicate]

I have all the necessary information like password and email address but I am unable to remove the apple account / icloud / iTunes accounts from my new device. How can I get them removed so I can add ...
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song ratings on iPhone

I used to be able to rate a song one star to 5 stars while listening to it on my iPhone. I do not have that option any more. Now, when I tap on the title of the song, it only takes me to the album, ...
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How to transfer folders with many mp3 files in it from pc to itunes?

I want to transfer some folders that concludes many mp3 files in them. Is it possible totransfer folders not a file?
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Delete files left over from iTunes “Keep Files”

Sometimes when I delete files from my iTunes library I select Keep File instead of Move to Trash. How can I delete these orphaned files?
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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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Black sun animation in iTunes. Does anyone know what it is?

I got this black sun animation inside my iTunes. It was triggered by some shortcut, but I can't remember which one. Does anyone know what it is?
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iTunes/Apple Music on Mac - can't sign in

I am suddenly unable to use Apple Music (or the iTunes store for that matter). Yesterday I just opened iTunes and every single song in my Apple Music was greyed out. I couldn't play any of them. So 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 I have to download iTunes onto a computer?
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Can I upgrade from iPhone 4 w/ iOS7 to iPhone SE and iTunes restore?

Can I upgrade from iPhone 4 running old iOS7 to iPhone SE running iOS 9 and use iTunes backup restore functionality so that I don't have to reinstall everything?
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iTunes makes a loud noise at the beginning of mp3's and then goes silent

These are all songs that used to play on other computers (using older versions) in the past. The problem happens for every single song.
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Copy DVD to iTunes for watching on Apple TV

I have quite a collection of DVDs which is slowly getting smaller and smaller thanks (in part) to crappy Wal-Mart binder style DVD cases scratching the discs. After purchasing an Apple TV, I'm ...
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How to stop iTunes to auto download “Available apps” on start?

I have downloaded few apps on my iDevice and stopped the download realizing that was not the intended app.Whenever I start my iTunes, it tries to download them. How can I stop the apps from getting ...
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How to add music from iTunes to my iPhone after enabling iCloud Music Library?

When I enabled iCloud Music Library on my iPhone, I had the option of merging it with my existing music. I did that, and my phone has both music from my iTunes library and music from Apple Music on ...
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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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Hiding All Apple Music Features in iTunes (Apple Music Menus, Radio, Connect & Heart Column)

I want to uninstall Apple Music from iTunes. I don't really care of this so expensive new 'revolution' and it's taking too much place... :/ For example how to delete 'For you, New, Radio and ...
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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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How to download files from MediaFire directly on IPad?

I'm trying to download a .mp3 file from MediaFire on my Apple IPad, but whenever I click on "Download" button, a new tab opens and it play the file. I need to store this file in my itunes instead of ...
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Podcast syncing between iTunes and iPhone doesn't work

I'm running iTunes 11.1, iOS 7.1, and Podcasts 2.0.2 for iOS, the latest versions of each. I'm signed into the same iCloud account on both my Mac and iPhone. Podcast syncing is enabled in iTunes, and ...
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I Pod classic tells me it is empty, can I sync with music retrieved from Ipod disc in Finder safely?

All of the content of my Ipod classic opens in Finder. I Tunes is asking if I would like to sync my apparently empty I pod with this content, will it wipe the disc clean if I choose this option and ...
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How can we unlock an iPhone backup file if we don't know the password?

I've got a rather peculiar problem. My wife's iPhone got stolen and we bought a new one from the insurance money. When trying to restore the backup file to her new phone, iTunes asks for the password: ...
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iTunes Backup security code not working [duplicate]

I have a backup of my iPhone 5 on my computer and I had a security code that I know I used but as I just got a new iPhone 6S, the backup is not working as it is stating the security number I am ...
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Override iTunes “media” keys (play, pause, etc) for Spotify?

Is it possible to set Spotify as the default program when the "media" keys (play, pause, previous, next, etc) are pressed on the Mac keyboard? For the most part when Spotify is open, the "media" ...
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Error: iPhone 5c Screen apps background gone yellow!

I had purchased an iPhone 5c in January last year, and recently it had an error with apps being updated. Initial error was that some apps being updating were stuck at some point, and when I tried ...
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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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iPod Classic not syncing my music on iPod properly

Initially , I had all of my music on my iPod. My iPod suddenly froze, and I restarted the iPod by pushing the center and menu button simultaneously. Then the standard Apple logo screen came up for a ...
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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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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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iMessages being delivered to both me and my daughter

I'm having some trouble with iTunes We have 4 different devices connected to my iTunes account. I have one daughter's iPod, another daughters iPod, one iPad and I just got one of the girls their ...
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iTunes media keys not working in Mac OS X El Capitan

My media keys had stopped working in iTunes on my Macbook Pro. They were working fine in VLC. I tried checking for the usual suspects: iTunes preferences Google Chrome Play music extension Neither ...
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some songs removed from my iTunes libary not always automatically removing from iPhone when using Match

When I decide I no longer like one or more songs from my iTunes library I remove it in iTunes (and not just the download). they then disappear out of my iTunes library and computer. All as expected ...
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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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Apple Store Optimization (ASO), efficient keywords

My question is about Apple Store Optimization (ASO) and how it uses keywords that the developer provided in iTunes Connect at time of app. submission. Specifically if I have a puzzle game that is ...
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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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i cant set up my iphone 5c because its locked with the previous persons apple id how can i do it? [duplicate]

I have just bought a new iPhone 5c from my mothers friend and all I had to do was reset the phone. after re setting it using iTunes on my laptop it set up fine but it then comes up with someones apple ...
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iPhone Photos storage error

I have an iPhone 6 with 16GB of storage, and it has been saying there isn't enough space on my device (mainly because I had 6,000 photos in my album with was taking up 8GB). So went on my Mac and ...