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

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How to rebuild iTunes Library with altered file locations without losing playcounts|ratings etc

My iTunes was set to make copies of all the music that it imported and keep it's own library within the iTunes folder. I wanted to delete my original files but deleted my iTunes copies instead. Now I ...
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How can I watch iTunes purchased movie on my Mac if it is missing in my library?

I have purchased Cars 2 HD movie on my iTunes. I can't find it and/or play it on my Mac now. the only option is to buy it once more. I have just one iTunes account. when go to the movie bar in my ...
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2 Apple IDs - 90 day ban?

I have 2 Apple IDs but I think I read that if you use a second ID, you cannot use the first again for 90 days. Is this true? If so, I need another solution! 95% of my app purchases have been with ...
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howto: limit movies displayed in itunes “in-app” movies folder to those in the itunes library

Itunes adds all movies to my itunes movies folder (not the actual folder in the filesystem, but the one inside itunes), including movies from trash and personal stuff I don't want in itunes. How can I ...
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Play count / Last played statistics intermittently don't update in iTunes

I have an iPod classic (160GB) which I sync with iTunes 10.6.0.40 using automatic syncing. Generally, when I plug the iPod into my PC via USB, all of the Play count and Last played statistics update ...
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Amazon MP3 files skipping parts when played on iPod touch

I have some music that I bought through Amazon MP3. Whenever I try to import them to iTunes so I can listen to them on my iPod, each song on the iPod is missing 10 seconds. It just completely skips 10 ...
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How to disable “Sync Apps” and “Open iTunes when this iDevice is connected” without forcing a sync?

I don't want to lose all the stuff on my device. Any way to stop my iPad from automatically syncing with iTunes when connected to the Mac? I turned these features on when I bought it, but in the long ...
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Why does my iPod display “Artist Unknown” after I entered in the artists in iTunes?

I had a bunch of songs on iTunes that didn't have artist names, so consequently, I didn't have artist names on my iPod touch. I added artist names to all the songs I have on iTunes and now the artist ...
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How can I remove a PDF in iTunes?

There are several PDF files which I imported into iTunes to read using iBooks. However, I cannot manage to remove them. By default, iTunes handles the its media library automatically. The PDFs and ...
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How can I tell what “Audio” and “Other” contains in iTunes's iOS device capacity meter?

In iTunes, when selecting an iOS device from the left pane, the user is presented with a bar graph along the bottom of the primary pane showing the used space and available space of the given device. ...
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Unchecking 'part of a compilation' for multiple items in iTunes?

In iTunes, under the Artists list (brought up by ctrl+b in Windows), I have an unwanted 'Compilations' artist. In it are several tracks where the part of a compilation box is checked when one goes to ...
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Delete all apps from iTunes that aren't on my iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automated/Simple Deletion of Apps from iTunes Library Is there a way to auto-delete apps from iTunes that aren't on my iPhone? I have about 200 of them and don't want to ...
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Is it safe to delete ipsw files?

I just updated my iPod Touch to iOS 5.1. During the process, iTunes downloaded a 750MB file: ~/Library/iTunes/iPod Software Updates/iPod4,1_5.1_9B176_Restore.ipsw. I have no use for this file anymore, ...
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Where does iTunes save iOS updates?

When I choose to install a new version of iOS on my device via iTunes, the installation file is huge (e.g. 750 MB). Where does iTunes save this file, and does it get deleted after the installation is ...
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How to transfer itunes videos to ipad?

I download some video from a tutorial site into ituens in my windows 7 pc. now i want to see those videos in my ipad. How can i transfer all videos into ipad?
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Sync voice memos for the first time [closed]

I recorded a long and important voice-memo on my old iPhone which is not synced anymore to any iTunes. I wanted to retrieve the memo using the advice here, however choosing Sync Music in iTunes ...
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Infinite loop “Are you sure you want to buy this item?” in the App Store

I have the latest Apple iPod touch. I just received a iTunes gift card and started downloading free apps. When I try to download apps that are $0.99 or higher, it asks me for my billing information. ...
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How do I get iTunes to take my security update info?

Recently, when attempting to make a purchase (or free download) on the App Store iTunes was requesting I update my security info. This is not the 3 digit code on my credit card, but the 3 security ...
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iTunes refuses to Restore home screen arrangement from Backup

I backed-up my device to my MacBook Pro at the Apple Store right before I got my replacement iPhone. I did it with an empty iTunes, as my library was on an external drive that I didn't have with me. ...
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With the “small” Mac keyboard, how to simulate a HOME, END, and PageUp, PageDown key?

My desk is a little too narrow for the long type of Apple keyboard -- the one that has the keypad and the Home ↖, End ↘, Page Up ⇞, Page Down ⇟ keys... (it will take up the space for the mouse). So ...
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Connecting Apple Remote app to iTunes on PC

I wish to play music on iTunes on a PC (Win7) through Apple Remote app on iPad (the new one/3). I manage to register Remote, that is, enter PIN, but on iPad my iTunes library doesn't have name, and ...
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Installing App using iTunes

I've downloaded a game from iTunes to my PC and want to install it in my iPod Touch. I've synced it so many times, but can't install the app. Can you tell me how to do it?
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How can I sync my iPad/iPhone with iTunes except for the apps/iBooks?

There are several GB of data on my iPad which I do not need to have on my MacBook Pro. I want to sync my iPad with iTunes on my Mac except for... iOS apps iBooks But whenever I try to sync, I am ...
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Does an iTunes iOS device backup include everything on the device?

Does an iTunes iOS device backup include all of the application data on the device? I assume it doesn't include a second copy of your iTunes data as this is already on your Mac anyway. But I ...
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iTunes Match uploading slowness with eventual error -9810

After several weeks now and still in dialogue with Apple third tier support still haven't resolved an upload problem, can anyone help? I have around 12,500 tracks out of which iTunes Match found ...
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How to tune the iTunes and App Store to remember the password for a very long time?

By default iTunes and App Store are remembering your password only for 15 minutes and this is really annoying for someone that keeps the access to his computer safe anyway. I am almost sure that ...
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How can I change the iTunes U folder on Mac?

I want save all files from iTunes U in a device. How can I change the destination folder only for iTunes U and continue using the actual folder for all other files?
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iTunes won't sync song

I have my iTunes library on my external hdd and added a track to an playlist. Everything goes and works fine in iTunes, I can play the whole song from begin to end (also in other applications on ...
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Creating iTunes ID using existing Apple ID

I've an Apple ID already, which I got after registering at developer.apple.com. Now when I sign-in using iTunes, it says the id has not been used with iTunes and needed to review. When I click on ...
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Best way to send Videos from the iPhone?

What is the best way to send a video from the iPhone to another iPhone or to a PC - Windows ? I tried dropbox but it is really slow (probably because of my internet) .. BUMP doesnt send videos, and I ...
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How do I get podcasts downloaded directly to my iPhone and iPad to match the ones on my Mac?

Background I have a podcast subscription on my Mac. For example, Marketplace. It's a daily podcast, and I often get them by downloading them to the Mac (Snow Leopard 10.6.8) with iTunes (currently ...
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What is iTunes Error 13019?

I am trying to help someone sync their IPhone 4 to their desktop computer, in order to make a backup of their info (contacts, their numbers, calendar dates and such). This person has an IPhone 4 ...
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Some songs are skipped over/broken on my iPhone; how can I find these?

Sometimes when I go to play a song on my iPhone, it skips over it entirely and goes onto a song after it in the list. The same happens when I try and play it in iTunes directly from the device - it ...
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Getting music off an ipad into the computer

I just bought a new ipad, and need to move everything from the old one (an ipad 1) to the new one. I made a sync to the computer. Then made a restore to the new ipad. And then I found it did not copy ...
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iTunes sort tracks in ascending order

See how it tracks are listed out of order? 2, 1, 3, 4? I want iTunes to sort the tracks in ascending order but I don't know how to make iTunes do this.
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Why wont iTunes detect my new iPhone 4S?

When I connect my iPhone 4S to my computer (OSX v 10.4.11), iTunes (9.2 61) does not detect the device. The phone displays the green battery meter indicating it's charging, System Profiler detects an ...
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Signing up to iTunes Match in a country that doesn't have it

I am really digging Apple's iTunes Match and would love to get it. However, I am living in Sweden where you can´t subscribe to it at the moment. I have found that there is a workaround for it, by ...
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Store iTunes Password in Keychain

Is there any way to get Mac OS X to save iTunes/App Store login info (ie username and password) to the Keychain? It's strange that pretty much all other application and website passwords are stored ...
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Deleted apps in iTunes. Can I transfer them from iPhone?

I've deleted apps from my iTunes. Can I transfer them somehow from my iPhone? Or I should re-download them one by one? When I try to sync my iPhone, iTunes want's to delete apps…
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How do I make iTunes play slower or faster? I want to play CDs slower for a course I am on.

I want to play videos in iTunes faster (1x, 2x, double speed, etc.) or maybe slower. How do I do that?
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How can I tell iTunes that a .M4V (movie) is an HD movie?

HD movies that I buy from iTunes appear in iTunes with the movie's name and a little "HD" symbol next to the movie. However, movies I've ripped from my BluRay discs, which are HD, aren't recognized by ...
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Rentals on Apple TV

I have just tried to rent Iron Man, first on my MacBook, but then for some reason the AirPlay button dissapeared when I tried to AirPlay it to my new Apple TV. So then I just decided to rent it ...
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Why does iPad Video App Not Group TV Shows Correctly?

I have iTunes (10.6.1) running on a mac mini with home sharing enabled. It also syncs to 3 1st gen Apple TVs. On my Apple TVs, the shows are sorted properly by series name, with the episodes listed ...
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Can I easily view all songs that iTunes can't locate in Finder?

I recently had a mishap with my music library, resulting in the untimely termination of hundreds of innocent music files. These songs were not removed from iTunes, so there are many tracks that are ...
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How to avoid apps being re-arranged when synching with iTunes?

I very rarely synchronise my iPhone with iTunes. Because every time I do it all apps are re-arranged on the phone to like they were at the time of my last synching. Apps that I deleted on the iPhone ...
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Not all TV shows available to redownload on iTunes show up on Apple TV

Some TV Shows that are available to re-download on iTunes is not showing up on my Apple TV. Now I understand that not every show I purchased is available for re-download (2, exactly) - but those that ...
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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 ...
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Dock disappearing when using the Show Recents menu item?

I just discovered that if I Turn Hiding On and right click on the iTunes app in my dock and press Show Recents, then my dock will no longer appear when I move my mouse to the bottom of the screen ...
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How can I “authorize” a computer?

I'm trying to sync my iPhone to my MacBook Pro. I connect the iPhone, launch iTunes, click on the device, then click "Sync". 1 I'm presented with this dialog: 2 I click "Authorize". Then I get ...
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How do I rip out the apple's m4v subtitle?

How do I rip out the apple's m4v video format's subtitle for reading? Personally sometimes I just want to read through what the video said rather than having to go through the video. Does any one ...