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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
2answers
761 views

Does iTunes have a limit on the number of movies it can list?

I have a very annoying problem. Using HandBrake I have been able to rip and hereafter metatag all the family's 1500 movies for our iTunes library. Once, I couldn't find the movie I was looking for, ...
2
votes
1answer
736 views

Recovering a locked iPod Touch

My kid has an iPod touch that has locked from too many attempts to enter the passcode for 22 million seconds. He did this before and I connected to iTunes and it successfully unlocked it. However, I ...
3
votes
3answers
10k views

iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
1
vote
1answer
877 views

Play/Pause Key get disabled or delayed

I'm on Lion and I like to use the multimedia Next Track, Play/Pause, and Previous Track keys to control iTunes. Every once in a while, these keys basically stop working. Sometimes they just don't ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Copy documents to iOS devices via the command line

I have a couple apps which I directly copy data in/out of using iTunes (iPhone->Apps->(scroll down) File Sharing. Once there you can drag/drop, but I'd really like to be able to automate this process. ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Move referenced iTunes Audio files to another drive/folder

well, my iTunes library is on my main HD whereas audio files are on an external drive. I have to change the drive for these files and / or folder name, how do I point iTunes library to that ...
1
vote
1answer
535 views

Remote not working on new iMac

My shiny new late 2012 iMac arrived, but I can't seem to get it to respond to my Apple Remote. I tried searching the System Preferences to see if out if the box it was paired to another remote, but ...
0
votes
3answers
6k views

Can't sync music from iPhone to computer

Every time I try to sync music from my iPhone to my computer it says that it has synced with a different iTunes library before. However, I've never synced it to a different one. I once synced it ...
1
vote
3answers
34 views

Moving iTunes library from Macs with different OS

I recently bought a new MacBook Pro to replace my old MacBook. The old MacBook has my entire iTunes library on it and is currently running Snow Leopard. The new MBP is running Mavericks. How ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to stream iTunes content to Chromecast

Is it possible to stream my iTunes moves and TV series to my Chromecast? I've found some solutions on Google but I'd like to avoid tricky transcoding processes. What's the easiest solution?
0
votes
1answer
17 views

iTunes plays songs one at a time when stored on external drive

I store all my music on an external hard drive. When I click on an album iTunes opens but only plays one track. Is there any way I can play a whole album or multiple albums?
2
votes
1answer
23 views

Amazon Music App

I downloaded two albums from Amazon to the Amazon music app on my iphone. I realise now I can only play them back with a network connection. My iTunes is version 11.2 and I run Windows XP. Is there ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Album added to iTunes library but not listed in Albums and Songs section

I added a new album to my iTunes (version 11). It has been copied to my Media folder and it plays fine. But it's not listed in my Albums, Artists and Songs sections. I would like to see the artwork in ...
0
votes
3answers
8k views

Find My iPad setting prevents restore

I'm trying to restore my iPad because the screen passcode was changed and cannot be remembered correctly. When attempting to restore from an iTunes backup, an error message says to first turn off Find ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Second computer download of itunes

I have recently downloaded itunes to my work computer. I have tried to download some of the songs onto the computer from my itunes. Now some of the songs in my 'library' are only recent songs ive ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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, ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
195 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Deleting multiple songs from new itunes playlist

How do I remove multiple songs at once in a new iTunes playlist? I know how to remove songs one at a time, but is there a way to remove multiple songs at once?
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Track appearing in iOS Music as an iCloud track that I do not own

I was listening to one of my playlists (not Radio) on my iPhone, and (at least) two tracks came up that I do not own and are not in my iTunes library on my Mac. I am the only person using this iCloud ...
2
votes
4answers
10k views

How do I create and save multiple iPhone backups in iTunes?

I had a near death experience this weekend. After purchasing a new 13" MacBook Pro I migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro over to the new one and in the process with iTunes ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

How can i Get Tunes to recognize my Iphone 5

Itunes no longer recognizes my Iphone 5 whether by USB, Bluetooth or WiFi. Although my computer shows the phone to be paired and configured correctly, it does not show up in the Itunes device listing. ...
4
votes
8answers
7k views

Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

Upgrading OS X from 10.5.8 to at least 10.6.8 to update my iTunes

Recently purchased an iPhone 5c and was trying to upload my music and apps from iTunes. iTunes could not upload music because iTunes needs to be at least 10.6.8 to update. On my 2006 iMac I am ...
1
vote
1answer
199 views

iTunes stuck on “installing” when installing .ipa files

I have downloaded an .ipa file (a free game). when I trying to install it form iTunes to my device, it is stuck on installing:
2
votes
1answer
76 views

Extracting Voice Memos from iPhone to iTunes

I am currently doing some coursework for my exams, and part of my IT project is to record some audio, and assess it. I recorded this audio on my iPhone, and I plan on using Audacity to edit it. I am ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How to know which iOS apps are restricted to a country?

I'm actually using an US iTunes account, but I'm interested in switching my country to another (as people suggest here) to my original country to be able to use my credit card (with address in my ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

iTunes can't download song purchased from old computer, on to new computer

I bought and downloaded a song in iTunes on a PC of mine. I never synced it to my iPhone. Well, I got a new computer, and no long have the old one. I think there might be a problem now. Here is what ...
1
vote
2answers
46 views

automate app launch at midnight ?

How might I use Automator or Applescript to launch iTunes at midnight, and kill it at 5am ? (This is the only time when I have unlimited bandwidth.. rural sat-based ISP.. ugg.) Thanks.
0
votes
2answers
9k views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
65 views

What are all of the preferences files used by iTunes X and iTunes XI?

Excluding anything in the iTunes Library, what and where (or full relative path is fine) are all of externally called files including preference list files etc used by iTunes X 10.6.3? And by iTunes ...
2
votes
2answers
540 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

iTunes not playing all songs in a playlist

I'm sure this has been asked before, but I can't seem to search for the right terms. I have a playlist in iTunes that has over 200 songs in it, yet when on Shuffle, iTunes plays the same 15-20 songs ...
2
votes
1answer
8k views

Can I share iBooks with another device that is authorized for the purchasing account?

Is there a way to share iBooks with a device without connecting it to the machine running iTunes with the purchasing account? I know that it is possible to download iBooks to a device that uses a ...
11
votes
3answers
3k views

Is there any way to get a generic (country-unrelated) iTunes link?

When copying links to stuff in iTunes or Mac App Store, I always get a countrycode-specific link. Is there any way to get a generic one? If not, will those links resolve to national-specific iTunes ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Tracks not syncing from Mac to iPhone

I have an album with two tracks in it on my Mac that does not sync to my phone despite being explicitly selected to sync. At first the two tracks were unchecked (because I didn't want them in smart ...
0
votes
3answers
112 views

Permanently Stop iTunes Auto-Loading

I have an early 2013 Retina MacBook Pro and I'm absolutely fed up with iTunes loading. I never use it and I never will. As far as I can tell I've tried every suggestion to stop it from loading of ...
1
vote
1answer
581 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

iTunes Store: Can I set the default sort order of the album list to “by date”?

When I select an artist in iTunes Store, typically the album list is displayed, with the option to sort it by different options. Is there a way to set this always to "by date", as default?
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Apple ID for 2 istores [duplicate]

I use the U.S. iTunes store with my apple ID and would like to also make use of the South African iTunes store but it will not allow me to sign in using the same apple ID. Do I create a second ID? as ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

iTunes music purchases after changing country [duplicate]

Are iTunes music purchases still available once I change the store country, assuming that both stores offer the same content which is associated with my account? I am just concerned about making a ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Can't sync Calendar to iOS7 iPod Touch 5 via USB

I connect my iPod Touch 5 running iOS7 to my 2011 13" MacBook Pro running Mavericks and iTunes 11.2.2 (3). "Sync calendars" is ticked. I sync. Calendar app on iPod won't sync. It displays outdated ...
1
vote
1answer
110 views

How to backup an iPhone, and restore it, with no side effects?

I need to restore my iPhone in order for my phone's carrier unlock to go through. What is the best method to do this? At the end of the restore process, I want the phone to be exactly the same as it ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

How can I prevent itunes to sync mp3 files in downloads folder?

So I have a 30gb ipod and I am using the latest iTunes. When I connet my ipod to my mac I see that mp3 files in downloads folder are copied to my iPod which I do not like at all. How can I prevent ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

When my iPhone is hooked up to iTunes, I can't sort music by Album

iPhone 5s iTunes 11.2.2.3 Windows 7 OS I synch on my Mac Pro at home... When I get to work I have to use a Windows machine. I authorized my iTunes app on my work machine. When I view my iPhone ...