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

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iTunes locks up (library on NAS)

iTunes continually locks up on me. I have my library set to an external NAS, and I only launch iTunes when connected to this NAS. Any ideas why iTunes locks up - is it related to the library not ...
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Transfer music to iPod touch with iTunes without disrupting existing music

I have a specific album on my Apple Mac in iTunes that needs to be copied to my iPod Touch. I have music on my iPod touch that was from another device (old PC), so I cannot sync the entire music ...
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How to disable iTunes for one user

I've searched both here and in all of the iTunes' preferences tabs. I wish there was a way to disable it from autostarting for one user. I need to be sharing my wife's iMac for a while, but each time ...
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Is it possible to play music streams on iOs devices

On My macbook iTunes I have an internet tab which has about 4000 music channels in total. Is it possible to play those in iOS device iTunes?
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Error “The Apple ID has not yet been used in Itunes Store”

I have an iPhone 4. I have created the Apple ID. Now when I try to download anything from the App Store and I log in with my ID and password, I see the message "this ID has not been yet used". What ...
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From what did the iTunes Classic Visualiser derive from?

I'm curious to know what the iTunes Classic Visualiser derived from.
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How to transfer internet audio streams to ipad?

I opened all my internet audio streams in iTunes and copied all of them into an iTunes playlist. I would like to sync this playlist with the one on my iPad iTunes but I can't. When I select my iPad ...
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iTunes stops working every time I launch it

Recently I've updated my iTunes to the latest version, 11.4.0.18. Prior to updating it, iTunes didn't stop working, neither did it have any problems. Only after I updated it to the latest version, the ...
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Does iTunes Match work with iOS8 Family Sharing?

Since I currently don't use iTunes Match, but have started to use the new iOS8 Family Sharing feature to share app and music purchases with the rest of my family, I'm curious to see whether Family ...
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iTunes shows many of my apps with “Update” but when I synch nothing happens

I have an iPod with iOS 6 (the latest it will support). iTunes shows many of my apps with "Update" but when I synch nothing happens. I presume the Updates are not compatible with iOS 6. How do I stop ...
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Will iTunes Match organize my local files?

Today I organized some of my songs/albums on my Macbook Pro while I was at work. My main/local files are on my PC at home which is also connected to Match. After organizing songs in the cloud, will ...
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Songs missing on iOS 8 after sync

So, a radical edit, since I'm still having issues, and it's NOT the upgrade process, it's just the sync process. Anyways, when I sync my phone to iTunes, a lot of my song files disappear from my ...
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Wi-Fi syncing and Home Sharing with iPhone 5 not working in iTunes after iOS 8 upgrade

I have a recent MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). I also have an iPhone 5 that had iOS 7.1, but I recently updated it to iOS 8. When I had iOS 7, I used to be able to connect via Wi-Fi and ...
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Change voice for voiceover announcements in other than main language

I have an iPod nano and using voiceover frequently. I know, that I can override the voice for main language in iPod (English in my case), but what about other languages? I have my favorite speech ...
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Could not synchronise ipad 3 with itunes (macbook pro retina 15)

i have a very strange problem. When i am trying to synchronise my ipad with Mac ITunes freezes(not responding) So far, i tried many solutions but nothing happened to solve my issue. restore ...
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Prevent artwork synch in iTunes for iPhone

I want to turn off my artwork synch! I don't care if I have the artwork or not! Is there a work around for doing this? My phone always gets locked in a loop when synching and it is "stuck" on step ...
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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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Delete book from iBooks Mac when I delete it from iOS

I sync "All books" from my iOS device (an iPod Touch) and my Mac, in iBooks. When I delete a book in iOS, it is NOT deleted on my Mac. Instead, in iTunes, the setting changes from sync "All books" to ...
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How to “archive” iTunes files with all metadata?

I recently decided to do a big cleanup of my iTunes library. I am low on disk space and have quite a bit of music that I haven't listened to since I was a much younger man, but I can't bring myself to ...
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iTunes won't sync music library back to iPhone 6 or 5

This is my Bizarro Problem. For a while, I have noticed that my iPhone has lost some of the music files when I sync to the Mac. First it was CDs that I had ripped, and therefore was not associated ...
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iPod has music on it I didn't check mark on my laptop library.

I have on my iPod a bunch of songs I don't want and I don't know how to get them off. I have gone to the settings on my iPod and done everything I can think of. On my laptop iTunes library I only have ...
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How does iTunes detect updates are available for iOS apps?

So, I turned off network connection on my Mac. Accidentally starting iTunes, but iTunes indicated there are number of Updates available for iOS apps. When I tried to select app to update, it ...
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The ‘sync’ portion of restoring an iPhone backup silently skips tons of my apps

So, bit of backstory here. Skip past this for the meat. A couple of days ago, I tried to upgrade my iPhone 5s to iOS 8; the upgrade process bricked (blue-screen-of-death, which is something I've ...
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On iTunes 11.4 where do you change the default settings for Podcasts?

I am using iTunes 11.4.x, and every time I add a new Podcast I have to change the settings. Where can I change the default settings so any new podcasts I add will have the settings I want?
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iPad Mini stuck in iTunes logo (failed upgrade)

I tried to update to iOS 8 today, and when I opened iTunes to do so, it also requested to update itself, as I thought it could handle both things (especially because I assumed it would update itself ...
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iPhone and iPad recovery stops with error 14

yesterday I wanted to update both my iPad and iPhone to iOS 8.0. I usually do this wireless via the phone settings, but yesterday I chose to update from iTunes. So I connected my iPhone 5 to my PC, ...
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Save voice memos on a computer after already synched

Lets say you sync your voice memos to your computer. Then you go to a friends house and he wants your voice memos. Your voice memos are also to big for emailing. How would you go about doing this. I ...
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Icons layout in iTunes does not match the iPad

I recently restored my 7.1.2 4th gen iPad and installed some apps via iFunBox on it (since it lets me install app by app rather than a whole device image). Next time that I open the device in iTunes ...
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Adding external photos to iPhone library in correct order

The last 3 years I've been making photos on my iPhones which have now turned into a nice collection on my phone. I love looking at those photos as they are all sorted by date, which is nice to scroll ...
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in artist folder under U2

The album is instead in my iTunes artist list filed under 'G'?! So my artist list looks like this: Green Day, U2, David Guetta. I do have a song by Green Day and U2 which also appears here but don't ...
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Cant create any playlist in iTunes

All of a sudden I cant create a playlist in iTunes. I have albums within iTunes and I want to put a couple of these onto my iPhone 4. For some reason I now can not create a new playlist ie a click on ...
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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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Apple Remote for iPhone won't discover iTunes library without network gateway to internet enabled

This may be a networking question as much as an Apple-specific question; however it's directly related to configuration / behaviour of Apple Remote, so hoping to find an answer here. My goal: Build a ...
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iTunes: get selected mobile apps with AppleScript

I fear I already know the answer to this one, but is there any way to access the locally-stored Mobile Applications in an iTunes library using AppleScript? The selection property appears to not ...
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“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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How to listen to the same song at the same time on 2 different iPhones?

My girlfriend stay far way from me, but we have a habit that is listening to music together in the morning. But now we have to do that by playing loud by a Computer so that the quality is so low. I ...
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iPhone 5 photo albums

I needed to restore my iPhone to erase data but wanted to keep my photos. I copied them onto my laptop and then restored the iPhone and set it up as a new iPhone and then synced the photos back onto ...
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iTunes randomly freezes on startup on Windows 7

I'm running iTunes 11.4.0.18 (the latest available version) on Windows 7 x64; for reference, I've been having this problem for months, and even on the computer I had before this one, which I replaced ...
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What does this mean? “((•))”

Downloaded song and played it for months. It then stopped playing and the ((•)) symbol appears to the left of the song title. What does this mean, and how can I get may song playing again?
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in music library, just iPod

In yesterday's (sep 9th 2014) Apple event, Tim Cook anounced Apple would offer as a gift the album "Songs of Innocence" by the Irish rock band U2. The iTunes Music Store said album was already ...
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Home Sharing songs greyed out on iPad

I connected my iPad to Home Sharing from my laptop. I can play music by pressing shuffle play and pressing next, however I cannot choose which song to play because it is either greyed out (inside ...
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How can unauthorized movie purchases be made on my 1st generation Apple TV?

In the last 6 months, two movies have shown up as purchased on my 1st Generation Apple TV, but neither I nor my wife have purchased them. The first time this happened, I thought perhaps it had been ...
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Shortcut for selecting the first song result from search in iTunes

Often times I find myself searching for a song in my library and as expected iTunes filters my results. I wanted to know is there a quick way for me to be a to jump right to that first result instead ...
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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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iTunes won't show my Cloud music?

My iTunes keeps crashing whenever I try to show my Cloud Music. I go into Preferences > Store and check the box to show the music, but then it tries to load it and it crashes. It'll keep crashing each ...
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For my iPhone, why is the “restore from backup” option not available in iTunes?

I'm trying to back up and restore my iPhone using iTunes in order to attempt to get my supposedly successful carrier unlock from Chronic Unlocks to work. This is what Chronic Unlocks support ...
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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 I use sharing?

Can I use "Share my library on my local network" ? I have my library in a shared folder on my iMac, this is to stop having to have the same music stored twice so my other half can use iTunes as well ...