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

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iMovie in iPad cannot find clips after sync with laptop

The kids have loved making movies in iMovie on the iPad. So much so that they filled it with their clips. So I synced to my laptop and selected the "delete from device" option in Photos figuring that ...
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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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iTunes keeps opening

I'm using OS X 10.10 and my iTunes (version 12.1.2.x) keeps opening. the only behavior pattern I could observe seemed really bizarre - It would open when I would click in my Firefox window. I retested ...
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How can I get my pictures back from when i backed up my iphone?

I reset my iPhone 4s a couple weeks ago to see if FaceTime would start working again (it didnt!). I did back it up before I reset it, but I did not import my photos to iPhoto as I always do. Is there ...
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iTunes backup disappears after software update iphone 6

My iPhone screen had stopped working and before going to get it traded in for a new one, the store told me to do a complete backup to my computer. After doing so and getting the new phone, I plug it ...
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How do I safely eject or unplug an iPad, iPhone, or iPod when iTunes is not running?

When I connect one of my many iOS devices to a computer for synchronization purposes, I have iTunes running. In the iTunes left-hand area, I see an eject button to the right of the device's name. I ...
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How Do I Resume an Up Next Playlist?

Okay, so I use iTunes for both music and video (movies and TV shows), however, when switching between the two I can't figure out how to resume the music that was remaining in my Up Next queue. I can ...
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I can't find the option none for payment verification

I followed all the steps but when it was time to change my payment method I couldn't find the option for "None" in the options. This is on an iPad Air.
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How to restore iPhone backups without a SIM?

I have an iPhone 5 with a damaged SIM slot. How does one restore an iPhone using file backups made from iPhone 5 without having to insert a sim card or using Xcode? Using the MDBACKUP files or ...
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Location of iTunes Playlists (for restore after crash)

My computer crashed and I lost everything. But, due to the awesomeness of Backblaze, I have all of my files and libraries and music, so nothing's lost. The problem is... all of my playlists that I've ...
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I've lost the ability to sideload apps onto iOS 6 - iPhone 4s from iTunes 12

Issue & Question: I've lost the ability to add apps to an iPhone 4S through iTunes ever since the last update; does anyone know if there is a block on loading apps onto iPhone 4S now? Also, what ...
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How can I stream iTunes movies to TV via Chromecast

I want to watch my iTunes movies on the TV via Chromecast. I've actually found something called TunesKit could do such a thing. But I still need to know whether it's possible to configure this ...
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iOS 7 Syncing Headaches (iTunes 11)

NEW NOTE: None of my fixes have seemed to work in real world, day-to-day use. So I now just check of “Manually manage music & videos.” Apple really need to fix this. NOTE: The description in ...
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View individual artists in compilation albums?

I can't seem to set up my music collection so that when opening a compilation album on my iPad it shows a list of songs on the compilation album along with the artist of each song. In iTunes on my ...
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How to replace an MP3 or M4A in iTunes with a higher quality file, without having to re-do playlists containing the track?

I have in my iTunes library some songs that, years ago, I ripped from CDs at bit rates of only 128kbps. Storage is cheap now and I'd like to replace those songs with higher-quality versions (e.g. ...
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Can iTunes on Yosemite use ExFAT? On Mavericks I think you can

Short version of the question: can iTunes 12.1.0.50 on Yosemite using ExFAT drive as the Library or how to make it work? I have some USB Flash drive and external SSD drive. It seems that I can ...
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iPhone 5S broken screen root access without iTunes authorization

I have an iPhone 5S with broken screen, I need to save my photos to my pc/mac, I can´t authorize iTunes cause of course the screen is broken and I don´t have iCloud, so the only way should be a root ...
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iPhone4: Keep playing songs after song selected from Search iPhone screen ends?

When I first got my iPhone 4, if I selected a song from the "search iPhone" screen (when you hit home twice), iTunes would start playing a playlist of all my songs, starting with the selected one. I ...
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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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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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iTunes Connect: What happens on devices when I delete an app?

We've got an application that we're overhauling and putting a new skin on. Marketing within our company has made the decision to cut ties with the previous application and try to market this new ...
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What makes Yosemite hide the CD from iTunes?

I imported over a dozen CDs with no problem. The next two imported one song, then quit, looking like no CD was there. Finder was still fine. Eject and re-insert: imported normally. But after that, ...
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Moving iTunes folders from W7 to W 8.1

I can't seem to get any of the myriad of approaches offered by Apple's sites, or others, to successfully get my 80gb of iTunes files moved from a Windows 7.0 to 8.1 PC. Using a Toshiba 500gb usb ...
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How to recover data from iPhone backup files WITHOUT the info.plist, status.plist, manifest.plist, manifest.mbdb, and manifest.mbdx files?

I have iTunes 10.5 and Mac OS X version 10.6.8. I would like to restore my iPhone from backup. iTunes detects all my backups EXCEPT one, which happens to be the backup I want.  I looked in the ...
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How to remove family sharing

I recently moved to US and tried to change my iTunes account address and payment information. I wasn't able because I cannot change my country. It seems like the likely reason is that I have Family ...
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Updating iTunes Says It Will Change My Hard Drive

When trying to update my computers with itunes version 11.4, a message says it will change my personal computer's hard drive. What will it change?
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Applescript (PDF to iTunes): How to extract and/or write metadata with special characters? Help please :-)

INTRODUCTION Hello there, Like always, I want to put in front that I'm not a script expert. I'm not even a basic coder. I just try to learn, little by little about coding when I have these ...
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After 2 hours of downloading, iTunes still cannot play one minute of the movie and how can this be solved?

I wonder when Apple does the testings for iTunes, do they always do it on the high speed Internet, because I am at a hotel, and the download speed is about 300kb/s, and after 2 hours of downloading of ...
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Can't change purchased itunes videos to have media type other than Home Video

I have a number of files on my new Mac mini, imported into iTunes (12) from an external drive that had been serving as storage for my previous iTunes library on an old laptop that is now defunct. For ...
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App-specific sound output devices

I am looking for a control / app for sound output control which has function that allows me to have selective sound output for any app that plays sound or music. Examples: I am playing music in ...
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How do I put music not eligible for iCloud on my iPhone without turning off iTunes Match?

In short, I have an audio file that is too large for iTunes Match (This item is not eligible for iCloud), but I'd still like to listen to it on my phone. In days past I was still able to drag the ...
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What happens if I share my iTunes ID and password with a friend who lives abroad?

I would like to share my iTunes with my niece who lives outside the US. If I give her my iTunes ID and password, will she be able to listen to the music I have in my account? And more importantly, ...
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Sharing iTunes account with separate game center accounts

We have a family iTunes account. My son wants to have his own Clash of Clans game on his iPod, so we created his own Apple ID and he logged into Game Center from his iPod with the new ID to download ...
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iTunes won't open following moving folder after reinstall

I have MacBook Pro mc700 with OS X Yosemite installed. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to format my HDD and install a fresh version of Yosemite, so I copied all contents of my iTunes folder into an ...
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iTunes on iMac won't start up after upgrade (error -10699)

Yesterday I updated iTunes in my iMac running OS X 10.10.3. According to the information in App Store, the new iTunes version is 12.1.2. Since then iTunes won't start up. If I click on it, there is ...
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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 can't I skip ahead on a song or podcast in iTunes?

All of a sudden, while playing a song on the itunes store or a podcast on the podcast store, I can't skip ahead to a specific time. When I click ahead, the cursor reaches that location, then ...
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iPhone only showing purchased music

Today I was editing my music library, deleting old songs and such, and then of course, synced my iTunes to my iPhone. Everything synced fine until I realized my iPhone was only showing music purchased ...
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iTunes hangs at “Step 6 of 7. Importing photos”

Everytime I connect my iPhone (4 or 5) to iTunes (v. 12.0.1.26), it begins syncing but hangs on step 6 of 7, "Importing photos".
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Voice memos not being deleted from iTunes

I have iTunes (10.0.1) syncing with my iPhone (4.1) with the Voice Memos option enabled. I created a single voice memo. I synced the phone and the voice memo transferred correctly. I then deleted it ...
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Shared photo library moving into new photos app?

With the new app photos for mac, I'm getting a little confused. I didn't have that many photos in my iPhoto library, and yet it says that it is uploading 4000, where are those photos coming from? Are ...
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Use up iTunes credit

I have an iPad mini with 21 pence sterling left in credit it won't allow me change stores so I can buy more credit and there is nothing that costs 21 pence. I'm in the UAE and can only buy dirham ...
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iTunes Podcast Download error=-5000

I am subscribed to several podcasts and all of them are failing to download. This has been going on for about one week. When I refresh the podcast list, new episodes appear but they error out on the ...
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Installation Alert: Unable to force quit iTunes

Reads as unopen in the dock, but computer (OS X 10.10) won't install software regardless. Have tried running "-9 iTunes" in Terminal, but to no use. UPDATE: Ok I've tried running "killall -9 iTunes" ...
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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
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Is there a way to re-order a playlist?

I have an existing playlist in iTunes, and I'd like to move some tracks to the top. But when I drag them up, the cursor get a "+", and the tracks don't stay where I put them. How can I move these ...
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How to turn off iTunes match on a device if subscription is expired

Can anyone tell me how to disable itunes match from my iPhone 5 if my subscription has expired? I have all of my music saved to my computer in iTunes but when I link my phone to sync music I am ...
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iTunes 12.1 album art not showing up in background

I deleted all my album art because it was of either bad quality, or I didn't like them. I decided it was time to find new artwork. I deleted the cache files in my iTunes folder as well. Since the new ...
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Why does iTunes only play one song?

So here's what my iTunes looks like right now: Nothing on this screen does what I'd expect, which may or may not be a problem with my expectations. Why does double clicking on a track play only ...