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

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How to transfer/copy Notes from one iDevice to another without using restore method?

I tried using iCloud account. But it did not seem to work. basically, I signed into iCloud on both iDevices with same Apple ID. And making sure Notes was set to on. Newly created notes will show ...
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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...
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How to restore individual app data from iCloud while keeping all the other apps installed and new data created since the last iCloud backup?

I just discovered that one of my apps X "disappeared" for whatever reason from my iPad. It contained MBs of valuable data, and luckily I have an iCloud backup dated a week ago or so which have it all. ...
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Itunes Keeps deleting my podcasts

I like to download podcasts to my ipod to listen to them at work or at the gym. However, after I have listened to them, once I sync my ipod with my computer, it deletes the podcasts that I have played ...
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How to automatically terminate a non responding app?

I am using iTunes on a MBP in connection with the Remote app on an iPad to control the music in our house. Every now and then, iTunes will become non responding (freeze), mostly because of a problem ...
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How to share files with an iPad app in El Capitan itunes?

I have this iPad app called AVPlayer. I used to plug-in the iPad and copy files to the app using iTunes. However, this doesn't seem to work in the newest version of iTunes. There used to be a feature ...
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WWDC videos on Mac

I've downloaded a few of the WWDC videos on my iPad using the WWDC app. I've also marked some of the videos as favourites. Can I access these videos on my Mac, maybe from iTunes? I found the videos ...
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Recovering lost photos on iPhone 5s after restoring from iTunes backup

I used to have an iPhone 4s and all the data from there is synced in my iTunes in my Mac. I just got an iPhone 5s yesterday and decided then to plug it to my iTunes. There was a welcome message and 2 ...
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Can I keep my iTunes library after I get an Apple Music subscription?

If I get an Apple Music subscription, can I still keep the songs in my iTunes library without moving them to the cloud? I ask because I understand that Apple Music will swap your songs for the closest ...
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iTunes Match Songs Don't Appear on iPhone

My iPhone 5S says it has synced with iTunes Match but some music is missing from the iPhone. I have Show All Music turned on. Is there some way to debug what is happening?
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iTunes Sync Error: iPhone cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54)

Starting up iTunes on my Windows 8.1 computer to sync iPhone 4 via USB immediately brings up the error message: The iPhone can't be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54) Any ideas how to ...
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iTunes opens on my iMac automatically

iMac with OS X 10.11.5. iTunes opens with no prompting from me. I can close it all day and it keeps re-opening. I rarely want to use it. How to stop this from happening. Thanks for the advice.
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How to delete an app from iTunes

Is it possible to delete an app from my Apple account; (not from my phone, from my apple account)?
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Restoring from IPSW. Unable to connect to gs.apple.com (error 3014)

I had been running jailbroken ios7 on my iPad for a long time. Last month I decided to update to 8.4 Downloading the update from itunes failed a few times so I grabbed the file from apple servers ...
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How to share my music with my kid's iTunes?

All - how can I share some of my iTunes music (not purchased via iTunes) with my kid? Virtually all of those are ripped from CDs. I still have the CDs but I don't want to rip them all again. Thank ...
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Updating iPod Touch from iOS 3 to 4 - have lost all apps and music

A kid down the road asked me to update his iPod Touch from IOS v3.1.3 to v4.2.1. I was doing this on my Windows 7 with itunes. This was a fresh install of itunes. I connected the device and the first ...
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How can I Change Letter Cases in iTunes?

I have some iTunes music files that are all capitalized letters and others that are normal small case letters. Instead of me going through and renaming each capitalized music file’s data is there a ...
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How can you simultaneously change the name of a song in iTunes and the actual file

When I download music it automatically goes very quickly to iTunes before I can change the name of the download to just the song's name. How can I change the name so that it then changes in iTunes as ...
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iPhone 4S recovery error 29

My iPhone 4S keeps getting stuck on the boot logo. It has never been jailbroken. When I try to restore it in the latest version of iTunes I keep getting this: How can I resolve this?
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I can't sync my music to my new iphone

So I'm trying to move my music from my old iphone 5 (purchased in the US) to my new iPhone 5s (purchased in Canada). My music is backed up to my iCloud account and basically when I got the new phone I ...
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Sharing itunes music between two computers

My girlfriend and I both use iTunes for our music. We have separate accounts and have iTunes on two different computers (she has a mac and I have a windows pc). I believe at one point people were able ...
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OSX Yosemite + Fidelio Bluetooth Headphones + iTunes = intermittent sound output problems

I have a pair of Philips Fidelio M2BT bluetooth headphones that work perfectly with OSX Yosemite... when they finally work. Pairing was no problem, but switching them on requires endless tinkering, ...
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How do I stop iTunes 11 from randomly match SD and HD episodes of a TV-series?

I'm trying to add my entire TV-series collection to iTunes so I can easily view it on my AppleTV. Everything was great until I tried to add DVD-rips and BD-rips of the same show. Now it just randomly ...
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Can iTunes Match recognize songs recorded from analog sources (line-in, cassette, vinyl LP, or FM radio), or only digitally-extracted CD audio?

This question about converting cassette music for an iPod inspired me to ask: Can the iTunes Match service provided by Apple recognize songs recorded from an analog source, such as recording via ...
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Multiple credit cards with Apple ID

Is it possible to use multiple credit cards with your Apple ID and switch between them? This is a common option with most online merchants, so I don't see why Apple wouldn't have this as well. For me ...
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how to install latest possible iTunes without Yosemite upgrade?

My Mac is running OS X Mavericks (1.9.5) and iTunes 11.1. After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7 to iOS 8, I get a message saying that I need at least iTunes 11.2 to connect to this iPhone. However, ...
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Which cryptographic method does iTunes use to encrypt Backups?

I am writing a little cli tool to recover data from iTunes Backups. How does iTunes encrypt its Backups?
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Play folder or file in iTunes without adding it into library

Is there a way to play a file or folder in iTunes without adding it into iTunes library? I have quite large collection of music that i want to listen to but not necessarily keep. So i want to be able ...
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How to open a URL without launching a new safari tab?

I would like to write a script (AppleScript or shell script) to open a URL such as https://itunes.apple.com/ca/station/beats-1/idra.978194965 which then launches iTunes and play a radio station. ...
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Edit column browser of a playlist in iTunes 12.4

Whenever I create a new playlist a new design is showing up. The problem here is, I can't edit the column browser anymore i.e. create a new column or change its order or size. Is there a way to solve ...
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What can I do when iTunes multiplies albums?

For as long as I can remember, iTunes has had bugs that will split the songs of an album into multiple albums with the same name when one edits the album name. This happens infrequently and seemingly ...
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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 music....
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Can I not remove autogenerated album ratings in iTunes anymore?

For years, iTunes has been automatically generating ratings for albums that I have rated songs on, giving all the remaining unrated songs "hollow stars." For years, this has annoyed me, and since ...
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Mac iTunes requests update, but App store says no updates available

Recently I got a iPhone 5 with iOS 9.3 installed. On connecting it to my computer iTunes said that I needed at least iTunes 12.2.2. I had 12.0 at the time. Mac Running Yosemite. I clicked download,...
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Homesharing computers don't show up on the sidebar in itunes

My laptop and my computer show in a dropdown menu as homeshared but not separately on the sidebar which means that I am unable to transfer items from my computer to my laptop. How can I gat them to ...
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El Capitan - when is the last iPhone backup?

How do I tell when my last iPhone backup was? In previous versions of iTunes there was a info panel available when selecting my mounted iPhone in the left sidebar this panel showed all kinds of ...
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How to modify existing podcast information?

I'm a podcaster and I already submitted a podcast. However, I want to change the "Podcast Website" link under the Links section. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/insight-for-living-canada/...
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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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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 auto-backup/auto-...
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iTunes issues after moving library and files to an external drive

I recently moved my entire iTunes (version 12.4.1.6) folder containing the library and files from my mini drive to an external HD. For several weeks, everything worked fine. Now, each time I restart ...
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Enter passcode without touch screen [iTunes]

I have an iPhone 5, which has the screen broken, so I can not type the passcode. After connecting the phone to PC, I wanted/tried to backup the data that is on the phone. But iTunes says that I need ...
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iTunes and XCode not recognising devices after disconnected, until restart

I have a problem which requires I regularly restart my iMac, up to several times a day, to get devices recognized. When I re-connect a device, iPhone, iPad or iPod, I regularly get the message: ...
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Itunes Thumb Drive Eject

How do I properly "eject" a thumb drive? I just uploaded about 26 hours of shows off of 12 thumb drives onto iTunes. Went to FILE, add to library, then when done loading, go to CONTROLS and hit eject, ...
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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorites" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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ipod & itunes: “number of times played”: how does this work? [duplicate]

I have my iPod connected to my notebook again to sync some music. Some months ago, I found out that the iPod records how many times a track has been played and shows this in iTunes. I have a nice ...
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iTunes stops playing song without reason

I'm using Apple Music and I'm still in the evaluation period, but the system isn't working very well: Either on my iPhone or my Mac (latest OS version), when I'm streaming music, it stops playing in ...
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Bonjour from Apple [duplicate]

Is it typical practice to download Bonjour on an HP laptop? I have an HP laptop and Bonjour was downloaded in the last day and I did not download it. Is Bonjour only for Apple computers?
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How to obtain the direct link to a specific podcast episode in iOS iTunes Store?

My friend, on her iPhone, wants to email me an iTunes Music Store link directly to a specific episode of a podcast. She wants to do this without downloading any 3rd party apps. Problem is....at ...
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Check if apps have been transferred in iPad backup to iTunes

I just backed up my iPad 1st Gen into iTunes on my MacBook Pro, but I need to make sure all my apps have been transferred. How can I check this?
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Is there a way to get a screenshot / snapshot of a movie purchased on iTunes?

Using ⌘Shift3 or ⌘Shift4 won't work -- it will capture a grey window. (I think it is due to the video being displayed using the video card's video buffer). I think one way is to use an iPad and play ...