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

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How can I redownload an episode of podcast which I accidentaly deleted?

Here is the situation. I have accidentaly deleted a file of an episode in iTunes podcast. Now whenever I try to play it, I get an error message asking me to locate the file on disk. The problem is, ...
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How can I play music while chatting in Google Hangouts?

I want to play music while chatting in Google Hangouts and let both parties hear it, as well as our talking. I'm using Apple earbuds with a built-in (external) mic on a MacBook Pro from about 2009. ...
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Same iTunes, different iTunes! (whishlist shortcut disappeared!)

In iTunes I have my whishlist, sometimes I go to check that searching special prices. Since last iTunes version, I used to click on my username and use the shortcut to see my whishlist. With last ...
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Smart playlist sort order not syncing

A Smart Playlist I created does not have the same sort order in the Music app as it does in iTunes. I check the playlist on the device via iTunes and it has the correct sort. Nevertheless, when I open ...
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iTunes audio cuts out at random times when listening to music

This has been an ongoing problem for over a year now. When listening to music in iTunes, something is causing the audio to cut out for a second or two at seemingly random moments. I never stream ...
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How do I prevent false iTunes ratings?

I listen to a lot of smart playlists based on ratings, and I use the grouping field for tags. For example: Grouping Contains "Mellow", Rating is greater than **. That playlist has thousands of ...
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Itunes Wi-Fi Sync on iPhone showing wrong Computer Name

Iphone 6 Plus : with OS 9.3.1 My Computer used to sync to a Windows 10 computer and then recently i switched to OS X On my OS X i am able to launch > iTunes > and i am able to sync Issue on ...
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How do I mass-edit the titles of songs in my iTunes library?

I just went through my CD backlog and imported a ton of music to iTunes. However, many of the tracks have the format of "Composer - Piece - Movement" as their title. For albums that contain just a ...
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Restore iPod Touch without passcode or power button

How could I reset my 4th gen iPod Touch just using my computer and a cable? My power button doesn't work and I have the white screen of death. The only way to reset the device I've seen is to hold the ...
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Songs added from Apple Music are disappeared in iTunes after Sign Out -> Sign In

Yesterday I did Sign Out from iTunes on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan 10.11.4), and after a few minutes I Signed In again with the same user. As a result - all my songs added from Apple Music are gone. ...
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How do I prevent my iMac from sleeping while media is being played or streamed?

I know this problem has been around for a while. With the release of Mountain Lion Macs got the bad habit of falling to sleep when they are not used by a human. My iMac falls to sleep when I walk ...
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Can I get non-iBooks Store ePub files into my iCloud iBooks library?

I buy quite a few ePub e-books from sources other than the iBooks Store. I used to use iTunes to sync these to my iPad and iPhone. However, I’m trying to set up my iPad and iPhone to purely sync ...
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iCloud Books: Failed to Load Book Because the Requested Resource is Missing

Since updating to iOS 9.3 and 10.11.4, I've decided to finally try and get my eBooks all fixed up and synced between my devices, since I swap between my iPhone and iPad often when reading. I'm using ...
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Rent movie on iPad, watch on Laptop or Apple TV

I rented a movie on my iPad but there isn't enough space on it to download the movie so now I'm trying to either watch it on my AppleTV or laptop through iTunes, but I can't seem to find how to do ...
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iTunes “Check for Update” button puts up a dialog box asking for a file

This is on Snow Leopard. When I plug in my iPhone or iPad into iTunes and click the "Check for update" button, it puts up a dialog box asking me to choose a file. This is supposed to happen if you ...
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Erroneous “Installation Alert” upon installing XCode 3.2.6

I am on a clean Mac OS X 10.6.8 machine (I erased the hard drive and reinstalled the OS yesterday). I do have to re-download a few apps, and XCode happened to be one of the first. I completed the ...
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Mac Photo Syncing Issues

Since updating my MacBook to Mavericks and the update from iPhoto to Photos, iTunes is no longer syncing any photos to any devices. I don't use the cloud, but purely uploading photos to; 1. iPhone 2. ...
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What happened to the star ratings in the Music app in iOS 9.3?

So I just updated to iOS 9.3 and everything seems fine overall. But when I launch the Music app, I used to be able tap on the name of a track while it was playing to view/edit the star rating. But now ...
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My Apple Music “heart” ratings are disappearing by itself

I'm listening to some tracks that are not on my original iTunes library, but on Apple Music. I am "heart"ing some tracks. When I come back a few days later, all my heart ratings are gone and I can't ...
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iPhone 4S, Forever recover mode?

I have an iPhone 4S, and it is in recovery Mode, and when I want to restore it, error (1) pop-up. like in photos below I did search on Internet, people say it's an electronic part issue, is it true? ...
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Apple Id Confusion regarding I Tunes gift card redemption

To start off with I am the proud owner of two different apple email addresses: I have one ending in me.com and a second which came up later ending in iCloud.com. That has apparently not been a ...
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IOS Upgrade Downloading for every device

I have many apple devices 5 iPhones and 4 iPads to be exact I upgrade by connecting to my Mac and then from iTunes So when upgrading iOS, it's downloading the software every time? I would ...
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Viewing all albums sorted by year in Apple Music

Is there a way to see an artist's albums by year in Apple Music? I've searched around and I can't even see a page where all an artist's albums are listed, let alone a chronological listing. For ...
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How to use Applescript to find duplicate files and .mp3 files in my iTunes “Music” folder and subfolders?

I recently moved my iTunes music library onto a new computer set-up by copying the "iTunes Media" folder onto an external HD and then onto my local disk. When I opened iTunes for the first time, it ...
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Removing Podcasts Documents and Data

I've had issues with the stock iOS podcast app for a while now- syncing was broken, it kept crashing while downloading, etc etc. I decided to move to Downcast. Anyways, after deleting all my podcast ...
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I can't re-download a song with iTunes on my PC or iPhone

I bought an album yesterday from iTunes on my PC, downloaded it, and synced it with my iPhone. When I later tried to play the songs on the phone, I noticed that they wouldn't play at all. I also ...
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Can I remove all missing songs without having to do it one at a time?

When I have iTunes on shuffle, I invariably end up hitting a song iTunes can't find, and then I have to tell it to start shuffle over again (until I hit another song it can't find). Is there an easy ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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How to back up 2 Apple ID's on 1 iphone to itunes?

If I have 2 Apple ID's on one iphone, how am I able to do a back-up of my iphone on iTunes (backing up apps from both ID's)?
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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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Remove account from Family Sharing and access purchased apps

I would like to gain more insight into Family Sharing. Suppose I add Person X to my Family and let X buy apps from it. If later I remove X from my Family account, would I still be able to download ...
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Apple Music tracks that are added on iTunes aren't showing up on iOS devices

Currently I'm using the free trial period of Apple Music. On iTunes, I'm adding the songs that I like to my music. Just adding not downloading. When I'm checking my iPhone and iPad, those added ...
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Why won't iTunes 12 add movies?

I'm trying to add a movie file to iTunes 12. I've tried dragging and dropping and "Add to Library" from the iTunes File menu, but neither work. The movie isn't being sent to the "Home Movies" section, ...
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iTunes updated on my iPhone 5c to 9.0.2 but now iTunes on my laptop won't connect to my phone

I have updated the latest iOS software onto my iPhone. When trying to connect to my iTunes library on my laptop, I get an error message (the iPhone cannot be used because it requires a newer version ...
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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, ...
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What do I do when I get a “sync session failed to start” message when syncing iPhone to itunes?

The context is that I'm restoring my wife's new replacement iPhone from a backup. It already did the first sync, where it gets all the settings and whatnot, but not the apps. Tried the second sync, ...
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Why aren't my songs from iTunes actually syncing to my iPod?

I just put a bunch of songs on my iPod, and most of them worked. But now there’s two more that I need to download and when I drag and drop the files to the "Music" section of my iPod, the songs show ...
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How to get iTunes to keep playlist created on iPhone

I am running iTunes 10.5.2 (11) on Lion 10.7.2 and I have an iPhone 4. Several times now I have created a playlist on my phone and the next time I sync to my mbp, itunes blows away the playlist on ...
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How to block from sideloading apps (ipa) in iOS devices.?

I want to block sideloading the apps (ipa) to my iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad). I googled about it and to my surprise, everyone was asking questions on how to sideload the apps. So, if anyone ...
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If I store my iTunes library in iCloud, can I listen without wifi on my iPhone?

I'm looking for a solution here, since my computer's hard drive is pretty well full. I want to be able to store my music library in iCloud (or some other cloud if it's more suitable). However, if I ...
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Can Not Transfer Voice Memos

I can't seem to manage to transfer voice memos from my iPhone. I've read that all I should do is to check the "Include voice memos" box in iTunes Music Sync Settings: Of course, I've synced, ...
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Can I tell if a track is in stereo?

In iTunes v.12.3.2.35, can I tell if an aiff song is in stereo or mono? I tried "Get Info" but I cannot find a tab regarding this. Thank you for any suggestions.
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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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How to download the latest OS X El Capitan? Not update, not install, only download

How can I download the latest El Capitan? If I follow http://www.apple.com/osx/ it offers me to upgrade. When I open ...
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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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How to delete single songs in My Music without deleting them from playlists

When i create a playlist then i add some songs from Apple music. These songs are added also to "My Music" as single songs. When i want to see only complete albums, it is impossible. I need to delete ...
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iTunes doesn't upgrade my iOS from beta to release, says I already have the latest version

I am part of the beta program with my iPhone 4S (MF265FD/A) using version 9.3 beta 7 (13E5233a), and I'm trying to update it to the release version, but iTunes informs me that "This version of the ...
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How create a smart playlist that shows only full albums in my library?

Does anyone know how to create a iTunes Playlist that shows only songs in My Library which are part of a complete album in My Library. Essentially I want to see all my complete albums. You can in ...
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Music files don't copy from iTunes to iPhone, appear grey with a dotted circle

When I drag music files from iTunes (desktop) onto a connected iPhone, many times the files just don't copy to the iPhone - the tracks appear in the list on iPhone, albeit grey and the most-left ...