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

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Manually set iTunes play/pause button

I'm using an old Apple USB keyboard(it came with the iMac G5) with my Mac. I'd like to bind F16 to play/pause iTunes, like F8 key on the MacBooks. Right now the key does nothing. I'm OK with 3rd ...
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itunes randomly starts playing music

For no god damn reason itunes randomly starts playing music on my imac 10.9. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2119211?start=15&tstart=0 I have to close itunes 10 times an hour. How do I fix ...
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How can I delete an iOS app and preserve its data?

I have a 16 GB iPhone and there are a few sizable (~1 GB) games that I have not played lately, but I would like to preserve my progress in case I play them again at some future time. These games do ...
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I am unable to download an audio book that I bought from iTunes to my iPhone 5

I am unable to download an audio book that I bought from iTunes to my iPhone 5. It appears on my phone only in the shared folder when I'm connected to iTunes. When I exit iTunes the book disappears.
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Sharing single instance of iTunes with iPad and iPhone

I have been using iPhone since last 2+ years and recently I got an iPad. Is it possible to share single instance of iTunes with iPad and iPhone? I only got on PC at home. I wanted to have only iTunes ...
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Mysterious sounds of mail activities when launching iTunes

update: possibly this issue has nothing to do with iTunes. It could be related to my external P**s (dutch company name) loudspeakers, connected via usb 2.0. When I plug-in the jack I sometimes hear ...
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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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Reinstall Mountain Lion on an older mac

I bought a new mac and want to sell my old one. It came with Snow Leopard but I upgraded a few times since I bought it. I have deauthorized, reformatted and reinstalled OS X on my mac following the ...
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Add audio and video codec to iTunes

I have a dream... One day my iTunes could read also MKV and all other codecs that are not natively supporter by it... Is there a solution for make this reality? I have ffmpeg tool installed in my ...
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iTunes import settings for files on computer

I'm switching to iTunes for music management to make my life easier (mac, iPad, iPhone, ATV owner) and because I keep my library in the cloud via iTunes Match. I've noticed that .mp3 files won't ...
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Problem while trying to export iTunes library to an xml file (on OS X 10.8, iTunes 11.1.3)

Short version: When I try to export iTunes library to an xml file, iTunes creates a temporary file (called iTunes export.tmp) and it quickly disappears and I don't get any xml file... Long version: I ...
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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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Movie downloaded from iTunes store on iPad, not available on Mac

I downloaded the movie "Hugo" from the iTunes store during Apple's "12 days of gifts", on my iPad. I have iTunes match for my music (and presumably also for movies), however when I go to see the list ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Gmail or Windows anymore

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3. I am trying to sync my iPhone contacts somewhere safe, besides the backup in iTunes. I was burned in the past with iTunes backup when contacts all got lost on my ...
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AppleScript to get all tracks from albums with less then a certain number of tracks

How would I write an AppleScript to get all tracks from albums with less then n tracks in iTunes?
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iTunes sometimes doesn't recognize connected device

When I plug in my iPad or iPhone (USB), iTunes frequently recognizes its presence. BUT, nearly as frequently, it doesn't seem to notice the device at all. Un-plugging and re-plugging does no good. ...
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Play/Pause buttons - different application?

Given the age of this question, and the fact that it's about the remote, I think there's merit in asking this again, and separately: On a Mac keyboard the F8 key is also a play/pause button. By ...
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iTunes recognizes device incorrectly

When I plug my iPhone into my PC, iTunes recognizes it as my daughters, wiping out all my content and replacing with her pictures, songs, contacts. I just want to download some songs and leave the ...
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Centralizing music collection to a NAS — Enable streaming to devices

I'm currently setting up my new NAS and would like to move to a more centralized solution for storing my music collection. I've been reading up about DAAP and how to use it to run an Itunes server. ...
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2 apple accounts, 2 countries - Ipad not syncing since recent update

Because I moved a lot in recent years I have an account from US and an account from Australia. I kept them both active as they dont have the same media available.... Until recently I could without ...
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How dangerous is it to share my iTunes ID?

Someone I one shared my iTunes library with, which contained purchased content from the iTunes store, contacted me and asked me for my iTunes ID because music they had copied from library in to their ...
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How to correctly download WWDC videos from iTunes U on Mavericks?

Downloading some videos for example WWDC2012 works fine, but it seems that older videos from past WWDCs cannot be downloaded. When trying to play the older videos you get a popup telling you the ...
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How to preview changes when iTunes is going to synchronize data?

I am using iTunes on another computer for data synchronization to the iPad. Since such kinds of synchronization has the risk of data loss, can I preview the change on the iPad? Thank you.
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Difference between 'Home sharing' and 'Network sharing'

When I like to share my iTunes library, I have to options to do so. Home sharing via my Apple ID Network sharing. What is the difference between these to? Are there any advantages or disadvantages ...
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The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library error Message

Whenever I select to manually manage music and videos, I get an error message that says "The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes ...
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How do I update iTunes Match info on my iOS 7 device?

I have an iPhone running iOS 7.0.4. I use iTunes Match. I recently updated a bunch of meta data in iTunes on my PC. These updates have been pushed to iCloud and thence to iTunes on my other PCs. ...
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Installing older version of an app using iTunes [duplicate]

I'm trying to install iBooks on an iPod touch running with iOS6. (This question applies to other apps as well.) Unfortunately, I currently do not have wifi access, and thus cannot use the "App Store" ...
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How to synchronize photos from MacBook to iPad without erasing photos in iPad?

I used to synchronize photos between PC and iPad. Recently I have a new MacBook and I imported some new photos into iPhoto of the MacBook. Now I need to copy the new photos to the iPad. Can I do this ...
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Sync iPod Touch Automatically when on WiFi but not plugged in

I haven't seen this addressed anywhere, and I sort of understand why Apple would implement this but I want to see if there's any work around I haven't found yet. Basically, I have an iPod Touch I ...
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Lion and later: Stop auto launching iTunes on Bluetooth headset connect?

iTunes has an annoying habit of auto launching upon connecting a Bluetooth headset to Mac. Pre-Lion, you could go to System Preferences -> CD/DVD Settings, and disable an option for auto launching ...
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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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Preset a password for all encrypted backups by policy

I am trying to find a way to protect my Corporate data. Currently this revolves around backing up data. When you backup an apple device it contains any Exchange/Activesync data. When you restore the ...
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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 Backup - iOS & Settings only - No Apps

Is there a way to backup the iPhone such that none of the apps are included? I can always download the apps from the iTunes App Store after the iPhone is restored. I would like to backup all the ...
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How can I get iTunes on my new MacBook to acknowledge an existing Podcasts directory?

I'm setting up my new MacBook Pro and iTunes doesn't acknowledge an existing Podcasts directory that I have on a networked drive. This directory was created by iTunes running on my Windows laptop. ...
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Does iTunes Home Sharing transfer in-app purchases?

My wife recently got an iPhone and, being that I'm an iPhone user already, I set up iTunes Home Sharing (under my Apple ID) so that I could share some of my purchased apps with her. While paid apps ...
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My computer is broken, how can I get my music onto my iPad?

My computer is broken and I have just acquired an iPad. All my music was on my computer and accessed through iTunes but that computer no longer functions. I don't think I was using iCloud. How do I ...
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iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
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Fast CD ripping on old MacBook Pro, slow ripping on i5 PC?

I'm ripping my entire music collection into ALAC, as it's the best solution for quality and compatibility across all devices in our household. In order to speed the ripping process up, I have iTunes ...
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Can iTunes 10.7 run in Mavericks via a MacOS (Lion) Parallels guest OS?

Like many, I'd often prefer to run iTunes 10.7 instead of 11 in Mavericks, which auto-upgrades iTunes to 11. Others have struggled to do so. Can a Lion/Mountain-Lion Parallels guest OS run iTunes ...
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How to get 1080 HD videos from itunes?

I have changed both settings in iTunes to download 1080 HD videos but for example I just bought Beyonce's visual album and the videos are like 88MB, which is not HD. Please help
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How to get all my music from two iPhones and from iCloud without creating duplicates?

I bought a new Windows 8 computer and I have not backed up my old iPhone for a while as my old computer is broken. I have managed to back up the old iPhone which has brought up some of my bought ...
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How to bypass iCloud login for iPhone 5 running iOS 7 when email and password was forgotten?

I restored my iPhone 5 with iOS 7 without knowing that iCloud account will be asked. I already forgot what email and password I set on that phone. Now, after the phone was restored and unlocked but ...
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Why can't I clear the “Composer” field for tracks in my music library on my iPhone?

I downloaded some music tracks from the iTunes Music Store and synced them to my iPhone. While browsing the music on my iPhone, I realized the "Composer" field was filled in with the names of the ...
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Super simple accessibility app for iPad/iPod Touch

My mother is now visually impaired and I've got an old iPad which I want to turn into a "audiobook station" for her. However, with the vision problems, operating the Music App turns out to be ...
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Disable iTunes 11 arrows

Is there any way to remove these arrows from the songs list? I know they only appear on hover but are still annoying. I always hit them accidentaly when trying to play a song.
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iPod 2G not allowing sync of supported video

I have some videos that I would like to copy onto an old iPod Touch 2Gen for my daughter, so that she doesn't have to see the horror of YouTube. The specs for the device (as taken from here) show ...
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How to delete computer iTunes limit [duplicate]

I know there is a limitation to have Apple ID only to a max of 5 computers. I have sold off my old laptop after formatting it. Now I want to decouple this laptop from my apple account so that I don't ...
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Same Apple ID but want different apps

I have an iPhone, iPad and iPad mini - all using one single Apple ID and is synced with one iTunes account in my laptop. When I sync my devices all the apps and files go to individual devices. But if ...
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iPhone 3gs 'Bricked'

I have an iPhone 3gs that my friend pulled the cable out of it during a restore. It is now "Bricked",as it will not restore. I have tried restoring it myself, but now I keep getting error 37. My ...