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

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What is the difference between “restore backup” and “restore iPhone” in iTunes?

connect the iPhone to the computer, click on the device, under summary there are two buttons as described in the question what is the difference in terms of what is actually restored?
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Apple logo flashing?

Last night my iPhone 4s suddenly crashed and I thought it was because out of battery, even though it was still at 17%. I plugged it in and left it for about 10 mins and it turned back on but it was ...
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Which directory does Mac OS X 10.10.x keep iPhone back up file?

I backed up my old iPhone 5S with iTunes on Mac OS X 10.10,But It seems that it's not easy to find the folder. (In Windows,It's C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\backup) ...
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iTunes continually asks for authorisation

iTunes keeps asking me to authorise my computer for a track from a recently purchased album. I have tried deleting the track but iTunes store said I already had it so I couldn't re-download it - I ...
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How to determine the name of the .ipa file associated with each app on an iOS device?

When I sync my iOS device via iTunes, .ipa files are copied into: ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media/Mobile Applications The apps on my device are a mixture of apps installed from the public app store and ...
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What is the effect of the choice to “set up as new iPad”?

My daughter wants to rename her iPad mini, and I told her I thought the only way to do this was to connect it to iTunes on a computer, but when we connected it to my laptop, we got This is ...
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Airplay doesn't show up until airport express is restarted

Since a little while, I always need to restart my airport express for airplay to show up on my computers. I use my airport express solely for the airtunes feature, and actually use a different wifi ...
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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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Convert mp3 file for podcasts into one that will show up in iOS Music (not Podcasts) app

I would like to convert mp3 files for podcasts into "plain" mp3 files of the kind that when synced to iOS will show up in the Music app's playlists but not in the Podcasts app. I've had some success ...
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Compilations in a playlist ordered by Artist

I have a playlist entitled "Current Favourites" that is ordered by Artist because I like to listen to music in order of an artist's work from start to finish but it contains single tracks by artists ...
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Mp3 file sounds fine in some media players but not others

I have a number of mp3 files that I encoded via LAME from the original super nes sound files. They sound fine in the following: Windows Media Player Foobar2000 (windows) VLC (all platforms) But ...
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How can I delete song from both playlist and iTunes library?

How can I delete a song both from a playlist and the iTunes music library when viewing the playlist in iTunes 12.0.1.26. I've tried several key combinations with Backspace and Delete (in the ...
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I do not want to change my Apple ID

I do not want to change my Apple ID but it says I have to change it. I was on the family I PAd and I tried to put in my iTunes password but it didn't work because the iPad was attached to my ...
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Itunes Match … how do I see the music that's been downlaoded to device?

I've looked a lot on the web for this and done a lot of trial and error on my end but I cannot for the life of me figure this out... I have itunes match installed, it works great! I can stream all ...
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What's the best match iTunes version for iPhone 2G (first generation) now?

My iPhone 2G (first generation) can't be recognized by the current iTunes 11. (Tried both DFU mode and recovery mode but failed.) So whats the best match iTunes version (and where can it be ...
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iTunes - adding content to third party app

Prior to this iTunes 12 update, there was a way to navigate to the apps on your iPad and select a third party app from the App Store, then be able to 'add media' to that application. I would put home ...
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Imported photos less than iPhone settings or iTunes storage reports

I'm attempting to transfer photos to the computer to clear off space on the phone. iPhone Settings -> General -> About reports 2,171 photos iTunes -> iPhone -> hover over Photos part of bar -> ...
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How do I transfer my entire itunes library (retaining the original music playlists) from my iPad iOS 5.1

How do I transfer my entire itunes library (including the specific music playlists) from my original iPad iOS 5.1 via wifi to my new Macbook air with Yosemite? The bulk of my music library is CD's ...
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Can I copy files between 2 different iTunes libraries within iTunes?

I want to create 2 iTunes libraries on my Windows 7 PC so that my wife and I can separate our music and more easily sync to different iPods. However, we also want to be able to share some of the ...
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Deleted Files from my IPhone still shows up when I hook my phone to Itunes

I deleted Music and Video from my Iphone 5, 8.1.2; But whenever I hook it up to the PC it still shows the deleted files as ghost datas under "On my device", furthermore Itunes says that my device has ...
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Why does iTunes 12.1 keep deleting podcasts I've downloaded but not listened to?

I have had this happen many times in the past few months. I spend quite a bit of time downloading all the episodes of a podcast so I can listen to them in my own time. Then when I refresh my podcast ...
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Changing an itunes account

My husband now has my ipad but it has my itunes account on it instead of his, how do we change it to his account?
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iTunes automatically skips to artist currently selected in column browser

OK, so I'm coming from an older version of iTunes and using the current version on a new Macbook. Let's say I'm listening to songs from Led Zeppelin, for example, and then select Pink Floyd in the ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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can an iPad be linked to two different iTunes accounts?

Can I load the songs/games I purchased using my Itunes account to my husband's iPad? My iPad is not working.
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Playout video from iTunes 12 to external monitor

I want to be able to play my own videos out of iTunes 12 to an external monitor (HDMI) and keep the iTunes interface on my laptop screen.
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Suddenly having issues streaming iTunes 12 (OS 10.9.5 / 2010 iMac) to an Airport Express

The Airport Express is one of the older ones (no power brick). I had issues 3 months ago ; Apple couldn't help me (before I had to go) so I left it at that. Thought to get the other Airport Express ...
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Remove podcast from iPod Shuffle when it's deleted in iTunes

I just moved to a new Mac with Yosemite. The iTunes version is 12.0.1.26. On my old Mac with Mountain Lion (not sure of iTunes version), when I deleted a podcast episode from iTunes it would ...
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Itunes not synching mp3s in playlist to Ipad

I'm using smart playlist synchronization to store just that segment of music on my iPad that I like to listen to often. However, since the update to 8 or 8.1 or thereabouts, for some reason the ...
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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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Latest generation iPod shuffle can't be recognized by latest OS X and latest iTunes

I have the latest Yosemite update, also downloaded and installed latest iTunes and the iPod shuffle is also their latest generation. So I connect the iPod shuffle, it does show the icon on desktop and ...
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How can I get rid of a podcast?

I am desperately attempting to get rid of a podcast, but iTunes continues to resurrect it. The podcast I am trying to get rid of is the NBC Nightly News (Video). These are the images of what it looks ...
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Is there a way to show import errors in iTunes?

When importing video files into iTunes (through either File > Add to Library, drag and drop, or the automatic import folder), is there a way to show errors or a log explaining why a file was not ...
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Making iPhone/iPad the master when syncing with iTunes

I am syncing my iPhone with my Mac using iTunes. How do I make the iPhone have priority over the Mac? I mean, I want to copy what is on the iPhone to iTunes, deleting from iTunes what is not anymore ...
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Why won't iTunes 12 Yosemite will not Get Track Names?

With iTunes 12 and Yosemite, when attempting to import an audio cd, iTunes 12 / Yosemite will report the error The song names for this CD could not be found online. Do you still want to import the ...
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Start iTunes after Network Share Mounted

I have my iTunes library on a network volume that is mounted on startup. I did this by dragging the volume icon into my login items. When I restart my computer iTunes starts before the network share ...
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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How to watch a .ts video file on an iPad

I've got a .ts video file on my harddrive, and I would like to transfer it to my iPad to watch it there. Here's some data about the file in question: Size: 3.5 GB 1 Video Stream: h264, 1920x1080 2 ...
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Purchasing TV show seasons on iTunes and limiting downloads

So this is a noob question as I've never bought TV shows through iTunes. I want to buy all the episodes of a season in one payment, but I plan to download in 1080p so obviously it would be nice not to ...
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How can I copy my music from iPod Nano (model A1446) to iPhone 5s?

I am trying to somehow extract the music from my iPod and also transfer all the playlists the way I arranged them on the iPod before. The iPod is a 7th generation iPod Nano and I am using iTunes 12 on ...
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Iphone 5 can not restore!

Hello I have an Iphone 5 GSM it was jailbroken, i tried to do a manual update with the phone itself. Since then the devise is stuck on the apple logo and the loading bar is not moving. I tried to ...
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Too-long file name: which iOS app owns it?

I have an iPhone that I back up to a Mac (via iTunes), and the backup is failing. The error shown in iTunes is useless, but the console shows this: Jan 6 20:53:58 aron-mbp.local ...
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How do I get music labeled under “various artists” to appear under the artist themselves?

I'm uploading some of my albums and I have a few things (such as soundtracks) that have multiple artists on the album. I want the individual songs to show up under the artist instead of the "various ...
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iTunes update keeps reappearing even after several updates [duplicate]

iTunes software update keeps appearing in the app store even after several updates of the same. Has anyone faced a similar issue? When I try to update it, the download begins and installs and again ...
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how to sync videos from PC hard disk to iPhone with itunes?

I don't know how to sync videos using itunes, it is appreciated if you tell step by step to get videos from pc to iphone. IOS version is : 7.0.4 itunes version : 12.0.1.26 thanks guys
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Backup Encryption Password

My IPad 2 crashed recently and I was forced to upgrade to IOS8. However, when I try to restore my local backup it no longer recognises my password. What do I do to restore my data??? I'm running ...
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itunes password, email and security code dont work

How can i get into my itunes account or reset my password? The email option and security question don't work, I can't figure out why. I am the only account holder and my email is the same. When I ...
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How to download course collections from iTunesU in iTunes 12?

I have difficulty in downloading video content of course 'collection', those with notebook looking icon in iTunesU. As usual I click 'subscribe' button 1, but only the pdf files are downloaded. ...
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Restricting Apple ID purchases to free stuff only

I've given my 9 year old daughter an IPad for Christmas. I'm confused about how to set it up with regards to using my Apple ID, or creating a separate AppleID for her. I've read some things about ...
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Is there a way to change the organizer for Family Sharing?

Once a family sharing plan is established is there anyway to change the "organizer" to another account? Based on my research it looks like the only way to accomplish this is to disband the family ...