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

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No longer an option to upload to iCloud with iTunes Match and iTunes 12.2.2?

I've been trying out the new Apple Music service and saw some odd behaviors, so decided I should update my iTunes to 12.2.2 (I think I was on 12.0 or 12.1 previously). Since the update, there is no ...
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Accidentally clicked restore backup instead of backup! Can I still recover my recent photos?

I accidentally clicked "restore backup" on iTunes when suddenly all my latest photos were deleted instead my past and deleted photos and videos were restored back and I wasn't able to backup my latest ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”) [duplicate]

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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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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My iPod Touch won't play some of my files

I've been having trouble with my iPod Touch. I mostly use it for listening to podcasts, however not only will some of the files not play, some aren't even accessible. Where files should be, there is ...
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Upgrade and jailbreak 8.1 -> 8.4

Currently: Have iPhone 4s. Currently installed IOS: old 8.1. It isn't jailbroken. the latest working jailbreak is for 8.4. the iTunes offers me the latest IOS for 4s currently: 8.4.1. Question: is ...
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Import selected items from one iTunes library to another, with metadata

Is it possible to import a few selected items from one iTunes library to another, including their iTunes-specific metadata — ratings, play counts, etc? My specific circumstances: yesterday, I was ...
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Prevent iTunes from importing sound files when they are played

When I download a sound file and double-click to play it, iTunes opens it (which is fine) but also copies it to the iTunes library. I don't want to copy the file; I just want iTunes to play it. How ...
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iPhone available space: significant difference between iTunes and iPhone

I am trying to update my wife's iPhone from iOS 7 (.x.x) to 8 (the latest). I was trying through iTunes because the iPhone says only around 300MB is available. iTunes shows around 7GB as available ...
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iTunes My Music to Apple Music Artist link

searched and searched, and thought you guys might have the answer. I either can't find this feature or Apple hasn't included it in iTunes. It seems so clear to me that it should be part of iTunes ...
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How do I get songs previously purchased on my old iPhone onto my new iPhone?

I just got a new iPhone as my old one was broken. My old one was a iPhone 4 and this new is a 4S. Now I purchased songs from on my old phone and when I look at these songs on the iTunes music store it ...
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Can't change media kind from music to podcast in iTunes 12

I've been downloading mp3s from a podcast's archives on their website (the archived episodes aren't available on iTunes). After adding these files to iTunes, I'm unable to do the logical thing, which ...
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The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library error Message

Whenever I select to manually manage music and videos, I get an error message that says "The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes ...
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Can't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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“iCloud Download” column in iTunes keeps reappearing

I updated my iTunes on my computer, and one of the things I noticed was that the "iCloud Download" column had now appeared on top of my music library. Now, I don't use iCloud for my music, so I ...
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Is there any one know any alternative software to Requiem?

I used Requiem to convert my iTunes M4V Videos, but know it just cannot work. Do you know any alternative software? The Wikipedia provides some ways to convert m4v videos, have you ever tried it? ...
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iTunes 12 didn't read id3 tags on Windows

My Hard drive and backup image drive died at the same time. My Music was all stored on a third HD (Thank goodness) but I lost the itunes Database. I've re-installed with iTunes 12.2.1.16 With Windows ...
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Restoring deleted iTunes 12 user music libraries

After having updated iTunes, my entire music library disappeared. What can I do to restore it?
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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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What happens when I select “new station from song” in iTunes 12.2?

When I click "new station from song" in iTunes 12.2 the currently playing song stops playing and as far as I can tell nothing else happens. Does a station get created somewhere? I can't find any radio ...
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iTunes playlist question

I have altered my iTunes playlist on my PC because I had to get a new computer due to some hacker putting a crypto lock on my hard drive. I never used the iCloud to back up my playlist and thought ...
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iTunes showing up error while starting up

iTunes showing up following pop-up window/screen while starting up I think error is related to updation, but title and message are empty
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Transfer mp3 files from Mac to iPhone Music app using iTunes 12.0.1

I have not done this for a while. The iTunes version 10 or so was quite intuitive to do this task. The current iTunes version does not seem so obvious anymore. Any instructions would be ...
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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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How do I turn off my iPod Touch?

I have been having trouble with the use of my iPod Touch. When I go to turn it off, the voice command screen comes up.
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Set image from iTunes Extras's gallery as desktop picture

I just bought Mad Max: Fury Road from iTunes and wanted to set my desktop picture as one of the stills from the iTunes Extras's gallery. How can I do that?
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Is it possible to make iTunes write rating on the file itself?

I'm on Yosemite (10.10.2) and using iTunes (12.1.0.50). I read that iTunes saves the rating of the songs on its own database, not the audio files tags themselves. Is there a way to make iTunes to ...
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How do I sync my music and video from iTunes to new iPhone 6?

In trying to sync my music and video to my new iPhone 6, I noticed that all of the music and videos that I purchased downloaded to my new phone but all of the ones that I had ripped from CDs did not. ...
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iTunes on Windows wants me to restore my iPhone 5 but I don't want to

My iPhone 5 is working great - just updated to IOS 8.4.1 (hoping it would solve the problem) but iTunes says it cannot read the contents and wants me to click to restore to factory settings, but I ...
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Is there a way to specify artist artwork for Music in iOS 7?

I've been a big fan of the redesign of the music app in iOS 7. I noticed that on the Artist list, certain musical acts have a thumbnail of band/artist next to them. This image is independent of any ...
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How to transfer/copy Notes from one iDevice to another without using restore method?

I tried using iCloud account. But it did not seem to work. basically, I signed into iCloud on both iDevices with same Apple ID. And making sure Notes was set to on. Newly created notes will show ...
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Syncing a music directory with a device when the device doesn't have enough space

In my library I have a directory with several inteligent and fixed playlist, which I want to sync my device. The problem is that the size of the directory is too big for my device, but since I can't ...
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Apple TV ungroups songs in an album

I'm seeing this issue all too frequently with some albums on my Apple TV. When I try to search for an album, the tracks are not grouped within one album. Instead, the Apple TV creates duplicate list ...
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Where does iTunes get data to populate “On My Device” Music list?

I have an issue similar to question #142146 "iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?" When the conversion to AppleMusic occurred, several hundred songs on my ...
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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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Artist and Album name does not update on iTunes

On iTunes the artist and album name is shown but after syncing, it says Unknown Artist and Unknown Album on my iPhone. I can see the album art, the lyrics, and the song title. Why isn't the rest of ...
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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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What is the difference between “restore backup” and “restore iPhone” in iTunes?

connect the iPhone to the computer, click on the device, under summary there are two buttons as described in the question what is the difference in terms of what is actually restored?
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Some songs in iTunes stuck on “Waiting” status

I recently lost my entire iTunes library due to a hard drive failure and a backup failure. Fortunately (I think?), I am a iTunes Match subscriber. I created a new iTunes library. I logged in with my ...
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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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what happened to the shuffle option in iTunes [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to get my iPod touch to shuffle my full music library with iTunes 12.1.0.50?
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How to download past purchases from old Apple ID without waiting 90 days to switch back to new Apple ID?

On my old laptop, I used a shared Apple ID to purchase music on iTunes. It was a little tedious because it was connected to my sister's bank account, so I had to send her money before each purchase I ...
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Synching without erasing songs on my iPhone

I managed to lose all my songs in my iTunes Library and cannot recover them, meaning that my iTunes Library is completely empty. I still have the songs on my iPhone however. I know I will have to ...
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How do I easily convert an audiobook (.m4b) to a standard audio file?

I have several audio dramas that are in the audiobook (.m4b) format in iTunes. My problem is that when I sync my 5th gen iPod to iTunes, they don't show up in Music>Playlists, they show up under ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3 will not backup at all

Alright so here's the full deal :P For the first few months everything worked great (pre and post jailbreaking) but I have no idea what triggered this. I can't drag and drop music from my iTunes ...
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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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iTunes smart list - How to specific scenario

I would like to create a smart list with the 25 most played song in the last 7 days. Not the 25 most played of all times, only in the last 7 days! Can anyone help?
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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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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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See remaining credits of iTunes account on Apple TV

Where can I check remaining credits of my iTunes account on my TV? I use Apple TV.