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

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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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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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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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Downloaded app on iPad, now I cannot download it on iPhone

I downloaded cinemagram on my iPad2 running latest iOS5.1 - now I want to install it on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS5.1, the install is greyed out I even deleted it on my iPad - that did not help. ...
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How do I re-download songs I purchased on the iPad, after formatting the iPad?

I formatted the iPad and lost my songs. Is it possible to re-download songs I bought via iPad?
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How to stream iTunes content to Chromecast

Is it possible to stream my iTunes moves and TV series to my Chromecast? I've found some solutions on Google but I'd like to avoid tricky transcoding processes. What's the easiest solution?
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Batch-download from iTunes Match to Mac in iTunes 11

I used to be able to batch-download songs from iTunes Match on my Mac by selecting a group of tracks and choosing Download from the contextual menu, but that option seems to be missing in iTunes 11 ...
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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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Install iOS 5.1.1 on iPod touch 4th gen not jailbroken with current iOS 4.1

I have an iPod 4th generation which is never jailbroken with iOS 4.1 and want to update it to 5.1.1. I downloaded the .ipsw file. On clicking ⌥ alt/option + Restore in iTunes (10.7) and selecting 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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Tracking a Powered off iPhone

My husband misplaced his iPhone and then he left out of town and I found it. I turned it off and sent it overnight to him and it is now lost in the mail. Can I track his iPhone if it is turned off?
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how to transfer songs from my iphone to my itunes where the iphone songs doesn't exist anymore [duplicate]

My itunes music on my laptop was deleted accidentally. But I still have some music on my iphone. Is there a way to transfer the music from my iphone to my laptop?
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I do not have enough free space on the C:\ drive of my Windows computer to run the updater for iOS 5 in iTunes

I am trying to update to iOS 5, but iTunes wants 10 GB in the C: drive. (I don't have that much free space in C, but I have it in another partition.) I have already reinstalled iTunes in my secondary ...
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How can I convert my purchased iTunes movies to MP4 format?

I want to convert all my iTunes downloaded videos to MP4 format. You know the MP4 format is compatible for all mobile devices. So that I can enjoy the iTunes videos on my Android devices. Any ideas ...
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A REAL iTunes server on NAS

I am certainly not the only one dealing with the issue (looking into questions here which deal with some aspects related to an iTunes Server or looking at the Apple Support Forum). So I ask: What is ...
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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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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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How to change Artist Name tag from uppercase to capitalized in iTunes?

I have set the iTunes media folder location to an external hard drive (with around 10,000 ALAC files, all perfectly tagged, with most common tags), with the consolidating files option by iTunes turned ...
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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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How to import DVD's to iTunes

I will be traveling long haul over a few times over the next few weeks and would like to watch some TV series I have on DVD, using an iPad, but do not want to have to purchase it again on iTunes. So, ...
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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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Can't install or buy apps from App Store on iPad mini iOS 7

I’m trying to buy apps or music from App Store and iTunes but isn't working. Every time I try I get the "Purchase Could Not Be Completed" message (see screenshot below). How can I fix this?
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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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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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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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Transferring purchases from iPhone to iTunes - Why is it necessary?

When trying to restore my iPhone 5s to 7.0.4 via iTunes I get this message: There are purchased items on the iPhone “X’s iPhone” that have not been transferred to your iTunes library. You should ...
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer

I keep getting the message “iTunes could not backup the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer”. I upgraded my computer, so it’s all brand new, huge hard disc. It runs Win 7 and ...
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Podcast syncing via iCloud: Mark episodes as played/watched

I use iCloud to sync my podcast subscriptions across multiple devices (Macs, iPhone, Apple TV), and generally, it works: All my feeds and stations appear on all the devices. Also, the play position ...
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How do I burn my iTunes purchased TV shows onto a playable DVD?

I have several tv shows that I purchased on iTunes for my daughters to watch. Rather than have them sit at the desk and watch on my laptop or on the iPad, I would like to burn the episodes onto a DVD ...
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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 can I change subtitle color, background or font used by iTunes?

In iTunes subtitles background is black and font Courier New (and rather big). How can I change this preferences?
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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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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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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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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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Album added to iTunes library but not listed in Albums and Songs section

I added a new album to my iTunes (version 11). It has been copied to my Media folder and it plays fine. But it's not listed in my Albums, Artists and Songs sections. I would like to see the artwork in ...
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How can I copy a playlist from my iPod to iTunes?

I have some playlists which exist on my iPod only; I lost them in iTunes the last time I did a backup. How can I get these (non-smart) playlists out of the iPod, and restore them to iTunes? I have a ...
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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 ...
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Transferring Songs to another iTunes account [duplicate]

My son and I share an iTunes account. However he is now old enough to have his own account. Is it possible to transfer his songs and games to a completely new account for him and keep my stuff on my ...
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Choose what to sync to iPad from iTunes server without using desktop iTunes

So I'm sitting on the couch and I realize that my iPad doesn't have a particular movie that my son is looking for. Ok, no problem I tell myself, I'll just go into the Videos app and transfer it from ...
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iTunes not playing all songs in a playlist

I'm sure this has been asked before, but I can't seem to search for the right terms. I have a playlist in iTunes that has over 200 songs in it, yet when on Shuffle, iTunes plays the same 15-20 songs ...
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Matching artists names in iTunes

I've noticed that after I put music into iTunes that is downloaded from an outside source, the songs sometimes have the artist names written slightly differently e.g: "James Blunt" "james Blunt" ...
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How can I restore my device with simply ipsw file and iTunes?

I want to restore my iPod touch 4 gen. using a previously downloaded .ipsw file from the web instead of iTunes trying to download it again. I have tried putting the .ipsw file in the ...
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How to manually restore a iTunes and iPhoto Library?

I recently moved to OSX Mavericks from Snow Leopard. I made a copy with Time Machine, perform a clean install and restored some data with the Time Machine backup. I first tried to recover everything. ...
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iCloud won't transfer manually added music

I have 2 computers on which I listen to my music: a Macbook Pro (which I consider to be my "main" computer for my music library) and a Windows 7 desktop, for which the music library was originally ...
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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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Is there any Itunes API?

What I am actually looking for is to get the app download statistics from itunesconnect. There was this idea where some coding could be done in the iphone app section so as to determine if the app is ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...