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

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How Does iTunes iOS 9 App Backup Restore Work with App-thinning?

Now that iOS 9 uses app-thinning, apps downloaded on an iOS device are not transferred to iTunes during a sync. They are also not transferred when you click "Transfer Purchases", so there seems to be ...
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“CMD + tab” makes me lose album view when switching back to iTunes

This behaviour is hard to reproduce and doesn't happen everytime. But I have been able to catch it happening with a screengrab. I am playing an album in iTunes and have iTunes set to album view, then ...
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Can't uncheck “Enable full keyboard navigation”

I have iTunes 12.3.2.35 installed on my Windows 10 Pro PC. I open the preferences dialogue box and switch to the "Advanced" tab. I uncheck "Enable full keyboard navigation" and click on OK. I open ...
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iTunes says app installed, but not found in iPhone. Won't uninstall from iTunes either

I'm trying to install my own .ipa (i'm developing an app) from iTunes (windows) into my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.2.1). It usually working with no trouble at all, until suddenly the iTunes said my app is ...
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Apple Music songs not showing up on iTunes Library

All music I've added to my Library from Apple Music is gone (The files I used to own before Apple Music still shows up). I went into the Music>iTunes>iTunes Media directory and the Apple Music folder ...
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Was there ever any iPod I could manage like Mass Storage device (without iTunes)?

I want an iPod for my car because it looks cool, but I can't/don't want to use iTunes/alternatives to manage it. Was there any (old) iPod ever, which I can use without iTunes?
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Device (iPad) only detected on iTunes

My iPad is only detected by iTunes after I reset the lockdown folder. Photo Capture and Photos both said there is 0 device. Before I reset the lockdown folder, even iTunes didn't detect my device. I ...
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Artists' pictures on my phone aren't the same in iTunes

I've transferred my favorite songs from my PC to iTunes. I wanted to edit them 'cause it was a real mess. I edited them perfectly good by iTunes and got them together. They were perfectly good and ...
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How to I re-download songs I've purchased but accidentally deleted?

I purchased an album on iTunes back in 2013. When Apple Music came out, I added the deluxe version of the album on my phone to have the extra songs, but then some songs were duplicated and would play ...
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How can I stop iTunes from asking me to sign in to iCloud Music Library?

I don't understand. iTunes keeps sending me this message: even though in System Preferences I am not signed in to iCloud music: (There is, in fact, no option for iCloud Music to be found in ...
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Need to backup, but can't press 'Trust Computer' button because of cracked screen

I recently bought an iPhone 6s and wanted to bring my data from my old iPhone 4 to it but I have the following problem. My iPhone 4 has a cracked screen and the sensor is a little messed up. If I try ...
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Omitting photos when backing up an iphone to a macbook with itunes

I have a 64GB iPhone 6 and a MacBook Air with a 256GB disk, about 20GB of which is empty. There are about 24GB of photos and videos on the iPhone, all of which have been imported into the Photos app ...
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Unable to use itunes file sharing?

I am running iTunes 12.1.2 under Windows XP on virtualbox on host Ubuntu 15.10, and my iPad 3 is on ios 9.2. I have a really weird issue. iTunes detects my device fine but when I go to apps and ...
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Photos library not showing in iTunes

I can't see any longer any Photos library inside iTunes->Phone->photos. Nor my full photos collection neither any newly created test library can be chosen in the option "Copy photos from" I don't ...
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Apple Music filling iPhone with everything

Just turned on Apple Music on my Mac (not that Apple has relaxed the 25,000 song limit). After doing so I notice my iPhone getting hot and where I once had ~60 GB of free space, now I'm getting ...
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iPhone music deleted and can't sync music from iTunes

I was listening to music in my car one day when all of a sudden the music stopped playing and all the music on my iPhone 6s Plus was gone. I have now plugged my phone into the computer to put the ...
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Synching my iPhone 6+ with a iTunes on a new Mac

When I connect my iPhone 6+ to my Mac, iTunes greeted me with a "Set up your iPhone" screen, which offered me the choice of "restoring from backup", and "setting up as a new iPhone" . Please help! I ...
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Has Itunes decided to put all of my music in the cloud?

I have a imac at home and also a MacBook Air. Via rsync, I sync a chunk of my music to the Air so that I can listen to it on the train (where I have no signal) and in the office (where there is no ...
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Why is adding music to an iTunes library so slow?

Adding new mp3s to my iTunes library, either by dragging and dropping or via file dialogs, can take up to 3 minutes per song, especially when accessing a network drive or NAS (the same files would ...
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iTunes not recognizing my iPod touch! (Wierd Glitch)

Well, I am using a jailbroken iPod touch 6g and the iTunes isn't recognizing it! I have tried ever single alternative i could find on internet but had no luck! The weird part is that whenever i ...
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If I delete my Voice Memos in iTunes will they be deleted on my synced iPhone?

As the title says. I want to delete the voice memos that were copied into my iTunes while syncing my phone, but I still want the memos on my phone. Can I delete them on iTunes with no consequences?
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iPhone 4s can't be detected by iTunes

I'm connecting it to my laptop which is Windows 8 and I got the latest version of iTunes and is running on iOS 9.0.2, it was able to detect it at first then after a while it just suddenly stopped ...
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To view images in iTunes Album Artwork Cache?

How can we view images stored in iTunes Album Artwork Cache? What format are they? Is there anyway to see which Music Albums Artwork has been cached? I have removed a bunch of music from my DB so I'...
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iTunes won't share my original music on other devices

When I signed into my guest account it seems to have recognised my purchased music but none of the original work that I have done. I need the whole library to appear as it does in my my main account ...
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iTunes frozen on iPad running 8.4.1

I was listening to the Pandora app on my iPad, and then pressed the iTunes icon to listen to something on iTunes instead. A blank white notification window popped up, and it won't go away even when I ...
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is it possible to disable playback in itunes?

I have an old 3rd generation iPod Nano I use for the gym. I don't have an iPhone and the only reason I use iTunes is to add/delete podcasts to my iPod. I don't listen to any music or watch movies or ...
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Checkboxes appear in Playlists

How can I have the checkboxes appear by default in the playlists? When I go to a playlist no checkboxes appear, so I can't see if the playlist will burn to a cd or not. I am on a mac, OS 10.9.5 and ...
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iTunes Visualizer+Pandora

I know it's not a standard function of iTunes, but I'd really like a way to have iTunes Visualizer respond to Pandora radio playing on my computer. Is there a way to make the visualizer recognize ...
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iTunes doesn't sync music with iPhone

After updating to iOS 9.0.1 (from iOS 9.1 beta via recovery mode), I cannot add any music to my iPhone 5S. I tried to delete all the music from my device and then syncing in different ways (checking ...
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iPhone 4S iOS 7 deletes music by itself

My iPhone 4S (currently running iOS 7) seems to delete music by itself, if storage is getting low. The music has not been purchased in the iTunes store and it was manually copied to my phone. Is ...
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iTunes cutting off songs

iTunes cut them off and move onto the next song, usually after a minute.Some tracks plays fine until end some have this problem. The songs all play fine in any other media player. I'm on Yosemite and ...
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How can I disable my MacBook Pro's pause/play key within Keynote?

I run iTunes all day while I work, and have built in the muscle memory of pressing F8 to pause and play music. Occasionally I work with Keynote as well. When music is playing and I press F8 to pause ...
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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as “Skip when shuffling” by default?

I have a Smart Playlist that selects a set of music and podcasts for me to listen to throughout the day. However, iTunes decides it's a good idea to check the "Skip when shuffling" checkbox for all ...
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iTunes 12 opens automatically when CD inserted

I don't use iTunes, but I can't prevent it from automatically opening every time a CD is inserted. I have already changed the system preferences for when a CD/DVD is inserted to "ignore" or to "open ...
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iTunes synching of played podcast episodes between OS X and Windows 7

I've got iTunes (always latest version so currently 12.2) installed on both, my Mac at home and my work PC running Windows 7. Having both iTunes apps synched to the same account was always a great to ...
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continue playlist after re-opening iTunes

After quitting and re-opening iTunes (iTunes 12, German language) the playlist does not proceed where I left off before I quit. However, the last added (German: Zuletzt hinzugefügt) queue or, if not ...
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iTunes + Music app: how to sync star ratings?

I have ~60gb of music on iTunes 12 and a 16gb iPhone 6. I want to have music on my phone while saving some space for photos and apps I want to be able to add star ratings to my music while listening ...
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Restoring iPhone 5 fails - error 2001?

I've just moved to the States and a family member kindly passed on an old AT&T iPhone 5. The trouble is that it's stuck in a reset loop. When I go into recovery mode and try to restore the phone, ...
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Restore iTunes Media Keys

Like most, I'm having trouble with my media keys being hijacked, so I can't press Play/Pause/Rewind/Fast Forward and have it work with iTunes. In the past, the culprit has been Google Chrome Music, ...
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iTunes Match not syncing

After going through the entire iTunes Match setup, my iPhone shows empty playlists with only the artists' names appearing, no actual music.
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How can I see my purchased history of IOS apps that are not FREE?

All of us, these days downloaded ton of apps including myself. I bought a lot of iOS Applications in the last a couple years. Some of them are free, and some of them are not. I want to see the list ...
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Can't use Apple Music with 2 OS X user accounts?

My wife and I share the same Mac desktop. We have 2 separate Mac user accounts and iCloud accounts. But once you sign in with one Apple Music account, it locks the computer. Any workaround?
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Progress bar at top is now gone in new itunes

I used to see the progress bar (for time left) when I loaded an audiobook, but now it doesn't show up. Where did it go?
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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Dislike track or playlist recommendation

On iOS I have the option to tell Apple Music that I don't like this recommendation. In iTunes this functionality doesn't seem to be present. Is this indeed not possible within iTunes or am I missing ...
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Music from Cloud gets in the way of the original AAC on Itunes

I have a big itunes Music collection with high quality original rips from CD on an external harddisk. It used to be on the comnputer. I have the problem now, that since this displacement from the Mac ...
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Opening a playlist from a different country?

I'm trying to open a playlist I saw on twitter (https://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/made-of-cocaine/idpl.27f9313c33104fb2a5dec76e3694ea63), when I follow the link, iTunes opens on the "New" tab, and ...
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iTunes music sync is not updating play count

I love to use different music and always update my playlists with different music and songs. In order to better organize and maintain I use play count feature in iTunes. After a month if I listened ...
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Can't download song that shows as “purchased”

I recently purchased 6 songs to round out an album. I did this purchase from my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.4). Now, one of those six songs is missing from my phone, and I can't figure out how to re-...
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Song Ratings (Stars) Missing in iTunes!

I routinely rate songs on my iPhone in the Music app with the 1-5 star system. I just plugged my iPhone into my computer and saw in iTunes (on the "Music" tab under "Devices") ALL OF MY SONG RATINGS ...