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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 do I sync a current iPhone to new mac? With no prior itunes backups

I've always synced to iCloud for my backup. I got a macbook pro and would like to sync it with itunes, but not lose my apps and photos and whatnot. How can i prevent it from erasing everything and ...
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Sync Android with iTunes

I have iTunes on my Windows 7 PC. I love how flawlessly iPhones sync with iTunes, but I have an Android phone :( Is there an easy way to plug in my Android and sync it with iTunes? If it matters I ...
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What is “Sync Books” in iTunes for?

All of my iBooks appear in all of my devices, regardless of what device I ordered them on. Even if a book is not present on a device, a corresponding icon is, along with an option to download the book ...
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Can't enable AirPlay system-wide, but it works in iTunes 11

I can enable AirPlay from iTunes to my Apple TV and it works great. In the system-wide audio output devices, the Apple TV is also listed. When I click on it to select it, the selection immediately ...
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How do I disable “iTunes Home Sharing”?

Whenever I launch iTunes, I see my computer appears listed among those offering Bonjour services (e.g., by iStumbler), with an entry for "iTunes Home Sharing" even though I have unchecked "Share my ...
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changes made to Apple account wont apply!

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it wont let me: 1) Its explicit (Just swears ...
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How to look up lost iTunes shared library password?

I forgot the password to my iTunes home shared library. I know I can set a new password in the iTunes prefs, but I do not want to update all my home devices to the new password! I cannot find the ...
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Transferring data from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4S using iTunes 11.3.1 - set up as new or restore?

I'm using an iMac with the latest iTunes (11.3.1). My iPhone 4S is currently on IOS 7.1.2 I've been using my iPhone 3GS for a few years now & I recently just got an iPhone 4S. When I got my 4S, ...
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How to update apps in iTunes 11.3?

I'm on OS X 10.9.4, with iTunes 11.3.1. I got a new phone and am trying to get it set up on a new mac. Previous to this, I already sync'd the phone to an older mac (to get all my old apps and data ...
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An analytics/statistical tool for Podcasts

I have podcasts stored on my Mac Mini Server. It is in iTunes but others can add the XML link to other RSS readers. Is there Apple software available where I can keep track of the number of ...
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Problems accessing movies on MacBook Pro via Apple TV

I've got a MacBook Pro and Apple TV, and I can search and select the movies found within the MacBook Pro's iTunes from the Apple TV's > Computers menu. The problem is that when I try to play the ...
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How Do I Set Multiple Categories for a Podcast?

I have a podcast that I want to be listed under Religion & Spirituality. I would like for it to be listed when someone selects Christianity or Spirituality. I just submitted my podcast with the ...
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Keep iTunes library in sync on OS X and Boot Camp (Windows 8)?

Is it possible for me to keep my iTunes libraries in sync with each other on OS X and Windows if so how? My iTunes library is stored on a network share made available via AFP and SMB. Is it possible ...
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iTunes link not working

So there's that app I found from my PC and should like to download: http://www.itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id666206963 When I click the link, my device asks me if I want to open it in the app store, ...
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How can I run iTunes without installing Bonjour in Windows 7?

I just checked my Windows error logs and Bonjour has caused a ton of errors. After reading about Bonjour and not needing the networking services it provides, I deleted it. Now when I open iTunes, an ...
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How can I find the bottleneck in my media server setup?

On seemingly random occasions, streaming media from iTunes on a Mac mini to my Apple TV (3rd gen, latest software) will result in slow buffering of movies. The catch? There's no consistency to when it ...
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Create iTunes URL for iOS app for all territories given iTunes ID?

We are having sharing apps with a single iTunes link. Our iTunes links don't work in all territories even after removing the country reference. For instance, this app's link works in the US but not ...
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Visualizer on multiple monitors

I have a windows 7 PC with multiple monitors. It is possible to display the ITunes visualizer across multiple monitors? It currently only uses the one that I am on.
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How to put music on someone else's device without erasing their data?

I have a friend who wants me to put my music from my iTunes onto her iPad. The problem is her iPad has not been backed up onto another computer, so when I plug it in it asks to set up as new iPad or ...
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Is it possible to launch and use Itunes with the command line on windows?

Is it possible to use iTunes with the command line on Windows? I want to pass actions to the program like to play a playlist. Is it possible to use any iTunes functionalities in the command line? ...
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Can the Time Capsule serve an Apple TV without a powered on Mac?

We have an Apple TV (3rd gen) and a 2 TB Time Capsule on which we know how to store movies already. One can use the Time Capsule and simply add movies stored on it into the iTunes library. However, ...
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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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I backed up to itunes but it didn't transfer to my new iphone

I did a backup of my iPhone 4 to iTunes in anticipation of getting a new iPhone 5S. When I did the restore to my new iPhone after I got the new phone, it didn't give me the latest data that was on ...
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My iphone's apps are copied onto someone else's phone each time they sync

My husband and I share a computer and iTunes. We have separate Apple IDs. When my husband syncs his phone, he gets a whole new page of all the apps from my phone. I can see as it's syncing, that it's ...
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How to get iTunes to reconnect after buffering?

If I am streaming internet radio and iTunes looses the signal it will try to reconnect and then just gives up and moves to the next track in the playlist of internet songs. Is there a way to change ...
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iTunes Artwork screensaver disappears on mouse move

The iTunes Artwork screensaver lets me choose an album to play from my library, but the moment I start moving the mouse the screensaver disappears (after a second or two) making it impossible for me ...
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iPhone via USB sync error - “MuxClearPipeStall Can't clear pipe stall 2” and Error 0xE8000070

This error has occurred every now and then for several users, in the form of sync-over-USB not working, iTunes failing to recognize the device, etc. A few examples (admittedly old) are here: ...
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How do I backup my selection of music in my iPod?

I have a collection of music in my drive that exceeds the capacity of my iPod. Thus, I can't have it all on it, and I just did a hand-picked selection. The problem is, my iPod is old and it's not so ...
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How to tell whether a purchase used an iTunes gift card or my credit card?

I redeemed an iTunes gift card and purchased some songs. When i tried to go see how much money I had left on the card it said: credit card total $1.29. This information was displayed underneath latest ...
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On OS X are iTunes and the App Store apps one and the same?

I have two MacBook Airs (Running the latest version of OS X 10.9). On one of the MacBooks I decided to get rid of some of the apps that I know I am not going to use. One of the apps that I got rid of ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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Is there a way to view list of TV shows downloaded to iPhone (iOS 6)?

I have downloaded several TV shows that I purchased via AppleTV onto my iPhone (iOS 6). However, I cannot find them on the phone using the iTunes app. All I can get to via the "Purchased" button is ...
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transfering phones

I am using my sisters old iphone, we did not restore it. Do I need to get an icloud or will it still back up to her icloud? She upgraded to a 5 and her icloud backed up her phone
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iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?

When I go the Music app on my iPhone it shows the 'No Content' screen (see screenshot below). This is because I purposely deleted all music from the device (through Settings > General > Usage > Music ...
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Can I restrict the times during which iTunes downloads podcast content?

I have a capped ADSL account that splits my bandwidth allocation 50-50 between anytime and download time (midnight to 6am). I therefore prefer to have any downloading happen during download time so as ...
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iphone 5c syncing with samsung laptop

how do I sync music from my iphone to my wifes ipod and her Samsung phone, using our Samsung laptop we have separate iTunes accounts - can I share the music on those accounts then manually sync the ...
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Keyboard shortcut to navigate to a connected device in the Device tab in iTunes

I have my iPod connected to my desktop and tend to play music from the device when traveling. I know that to navigate through the Library tabs you use CMD + 1, CMD + 2, CMD + 3. Is there a similar ...
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Why are my songs on my iPhone, but they aren't downloaded?

I'm trying to download some songs onto my iPhone (5S, iOS 7), but they are just grey with this little broken circle next to them. Can anyone explain what's going on? I have space on my phone, and when ...
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When playing a TV in iTunes via AirPlay to Apple TV, it doesn't play the next episode

I have some TV shows in iTunes that I am AirPlaying to my Apple TV, at the end of each episode AirPlay disconnects and iTunes doesn't play the next episode. Is this default behaviour or do I need to ...
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What is the quality of the music sold in the iTunes store?

What is the quality of the music sold in the iTunes store? Is this quality comparable to that of a lossless file or CD?
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Is it normal to have 500-900 MB of Other after restoring iPhone 4s?

I just had an iPhone 4S (8G) upgraded to iOS 7.1.2, and now, the capacity of my iPhone is 6.0GB. I restored my iPhone to factory settings via Restore iPhone in iTunes several times. I did not backup ...
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Home sharing only works one way

I have two Windows PC's With iTunes installed. They are logged on With two different Apple accounts. I turn on home sharing on both computers using "account1". On the computer I'm logged to With ...
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DiskAid is not recognising my IPOD

I installed DiskAid and its not recognising my iPod Shuffle (it's showing message "Please connect your device" when I have already plugged in my iPod). Is there any other good app for OSX which is ...
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How to get “iPad is disable…” to go away so I can enter my passcode?

I had forgotten my password on my iPad and entered it incorrectly too many times. It now says "iPad is disable connect to iTunes". I've had this problem before and it went away, allowing letting me ...
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Why is the last 30 seconds of every song in a specific album void of audio on my iphone?

I have iTunes Match and for the most part it's awesome. I happened on a bizarre issue a few days ago though. The music in Every song of 1 particular Album (Cake - Prolonging the magic) is gone. No ...
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How to transfer iPhone playlists to computer?

I've previously made all my playlists on my computer. However recently I made a few playlists on my iPhone and when I synced the phone to my computer the playlists didn't show up in iTunes. How can I ...
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What is an iTunes card generator?

I was just wondering what is an "iTunes card"? Also, what is an "iTunes card generator"? What is the use of it and how could anyone get this?
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iTunes mixes up Aperture and iPhoto

I use iPhoto for my mobile (iPhone, iPad) pictures and I have a separate library in Aperture for the pictures I take with my DSLR. Until now I was just transferring my mobile photos to iPhoto. Now I ...
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How can I get the music I've put onto my iPhone from CDs onto my new MacBook if theres no CD drive?

It seems like only the music I purchased in the iTunes store is transferring and I'd like to get the music I've ripped from my CDs onto my new MacBook but there is no CD drive.
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Paying in different currency on iTunes

I am a Brit living in France, but all our money comes in from the UK. It would suit me to paying in sterling rather than in euros and to be on the UK iTunes site. Currently iTunes will only accept ...