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

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Songs not in “Music” but seen in smart playlist created for that artist

I added a CD to my iTunes Library yesterday. I could not find them under Recently Added playlist or under Music. So, I created a Smart Playlist for the Artist and they do show up. When I choose ...
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custom ringtone on iphone5s using linux?

I have an iPhone 5s. I want to have my own custom ringtone on my iPhone. But is there any way to do this without the (really time consuming) way of starting up computer, start iTunes, connect iPhone ...
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Is there a way for itunes to display a total playtime column header?

While play count is quite accurate in estimating how long I have listened to certain songs for, it isn't entirely precise. For example, if I have two songs, one that is 4:00 minutes that has been ...
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I do not have enough space to restore my backup

I do not have enough space to restore my backup. I currently own a iPhone 6 with a 16 gb storage. My back up currently holds a 20 gb storage of photos. So I was wondering if I could restore my backup ...
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iTunes showing album as individual songs

I just installed a new version of iTunes, 12.0.1.26. When I want to add a new music album into my music library it is showing as individual songs in the library.
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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How do I delete songs in iTunes that have an exclamation mark?

I have a bunch of files that I moved or deleted in Finder, and now iTunes shows exclamation marks. I would like to delete these from iTunes and from iTunes Match / iCloud. How do I do that, using free ...
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Album and Artist not showing recent download

I pre-ordered an album off iTunes. It became available today. But when I checked my albums on my phone, I saw one song (I had downloaded for free through the bands website) but nothing else was there. ...
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How to move music from external hard drive into my iTunes library?

I'm trying to move a bunch of old music off an external hard drive in to my iTunes library. I'm using iTunes 11.4 on a late 2014 macbook pro and the hard drive is a verbatim. I'm sure this is simple ...
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About sending gifts

If I send a gift from my old Apple id to my email and make a new Apple id with that email will I have the amount that I sent from my old Apple id to my new Apple ID.
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How to have iTunes 11 (11.4) not download old podcasts?

I tried upgrading from iTunes 10.7 to 11.4 (on a Snow Leopard 10.6.8 system). I have lots of "saved" episodes from feeds that have years-old back content. I started by moving the Music/iTunes ...
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No access privileges after new setup via Terminal commands OSX 10.5.8

I have an old G5 Mac running OSX 10.5.8 (leopard)and I had forgotten my admin password. I used some excellent terminal commands I found at Ask Different to Reset the initial setup. I used a different ...
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Iphone out of space due to duplicate podcasts?

My iphone 4s (iOS 7.1.2) is out of storage space. After spending time pruning old podcasts from my iTunes manager, I began to 'browse' my iphone. I can see on my iPhone many identical podcasts. ...
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the installer encountered errors before apple mobile device support could be configured

I'm having issues with installing Apple mobile device support. Every time I try to install Apple mobile device support I get this annoying message: the installer encountered errors before apple ...
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How do I make iTunes re-remember an app I have recently requested it to forget?

In the iTunes home tab (on your Mac) there is a section known as a "quick link" section where you can view all of your purchased apps. It's on the right hand side and it has a hyperlink aptly named ...
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iPad 4 (A1460) seems bricked wont boot, restore or update

I got an iPad 4 (A1460) for repair and after a day of trying i cant get it boot. iTunes can only recognize it while on iTunes mode or DFU mode but restore it stuck in "Waiting for iPad" or "Restoring ...
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Switch between playlists but ensure that songs are not repeated

I'm putting together a few different music playlists for a friend's wedding and I'd like to ensure that if we switch from one playlist to another and then back to the original playlist that no tracks ...
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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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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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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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Refresh podcast in desktop iTunes

I spend a lot of time hearing podcast. On the desktop computer, last weeks there were an increasing number of podcast that have a ! symbol inside a circle. In the past when this happened, I did not ...
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iPhone 5 will not sync with iTunes

I've had my iPhone 5 for quite some time now and I have been able to sync with iTunes no problem in that time period. However, lately when I plug my iPhone 5 in, it doesn't even show up in my ...
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Why iPad Air 16GB WiFi shows wrong amount of storage space free?

I clean my iPad regularly and I noticed that my storage space doesn't show true free space. I have used 12.8GB for apps. It shows 7.7GB available and 5.1GB used. I used calculator and it shows I ...
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In Need: Automated time-based iTunes downloads

I have a monthly bandwidth cap of 25gb download capacity, because I live in a rural area with no broadband at all. I use the Exide satellite product. So, I'm extremely limited in my ability to ...
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Auto update apps on device when syncing in iTunes

I have several devices. After updating apps on the device that I used to purchase apps, I can sync the updates to my iTunes on the Mac using USB cable. All but one device got the apps updated when ...
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How to save only the “configuration” of an iPod for later restore?

My iPod Classic 160GB is formatted "Windows" (presumably FAT32). I want to "Macintosh" format it (hfs+). Is there a way to save only the "configuration" of said iPod so I can more-easily restore it ...
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How many Genius Mixes can one have on a MacBook?

I know there are a gazillion mixes possible in iTunes and that the size and genre of such mixes are determined by some top-secret algorithm running behind the scene. However, I am really curious to ...
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How do I save a specific AC3 audio channel from an iTunes FairPlay protected movie?

I am wondering how can I save a specific AC3 audio channel from an iTunes DRM protected movie ? Right now the AC3 audio source is greyed out ! I am on Mavericks !
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iTunes Home Sharing and Front Row

I know that Front Row is kind of out of date but I'd like to get this working. Two devices, a Mac Mini with 10.6.8 (freshly installed) and a Win7 64 PC. I enabled Home Share from PC iTunes; when I go ...
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iTunes displays filenames instead of metadata for imported music

I'm using iTunes version 10.7.0.21. With music I've imported to iTunes (having ripped it elsewhere), it displays the filename rather than the metadata. This results in track numbers being included in ...
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Purchased iTunes Songs Doesn’t Show Up in Artist Section

Some of the songs I purchased from iTunes Music Store show up in the Songs section, but not under Artists section. What can be the possible cause of it? Is it because the songs are part of ...
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How can I purge my iPad's Pending Downloads list?

I might make gone a bit crazy with the number of free TV show episodes I've purchased. How can I delete everything on this list? When I press the Edit button on the top left, I see outlines of ...
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Video plays in QuickTime but not in Itunes

This video plays just fine in Quicktime but in Itunes the video plays but the screen stays black. The audio however, does play just fine. I think my video has the right codec?
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iTunes for Windows randomly skips songs, puts exclamation mark next to them

I'm using iTunes 11.0.1.12 on Windows 7 SP1 with a large music library (30+ GB). I've had no problems with this until recently...This problem only started within the last week, which is odd since I ...
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Getting a song activated from the “Waiting” status on iTunes

Some songs on cd's downloaded on iTunes won't play and show the status as "Waiting". The rest of the cd plays but one song doesn't. How do I get the song to play and get out of the "waiting" stage? ...
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Some TV shows repeatedly sync to iPad

I've got numerous TV shows on my iPad that are in dual HD/SD resolutions. The shows get there through a process of: record on TiVo transfer, encode in HD and SD resolutions, and add to iTunes on Mac ...
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iPhone shows apple logo and iPhone is not restored gives unknown error 2001

my iPhone5 is dropped from my hand when i put from floor than it shows continuously apple logo i attached iPhone with itunes and try to restore after download whole software it gives error The iPhone ...
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Maximum number of Airport Expresses/Home Audio Distribution Network

I'm trying to set up a 6-zone home music distribution system using 6 AE's, each one being connected to a number of speakers thru multi-channel distribution amps. All would be located in my central ...
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How does appannie collect their app store rankings?

App Annie claims ranks go up as high as 1500. Using the charts apple provides (example: ...
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How can I hide incomplete albums in my iTunes/iPhone?

I have lots of single songs from albums in my iTunes library. I also have several albums. On my phone, when I look at the "Albums" view, I'm looking for an album to play. What I see are a whole lot of ...
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how to install standalone itunes voiceover?

Where can I find or download offline standalone itunes voiceover software for installing on ipod shuffle (4th generation) with itunes, That is without downloading/updating it through itunes over the ...
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How can I merge iTunes libraries while keeping metadata?

A tale of my iTunes libraries: Getting songs on the iTunes store on my mid-2002 eMac (Mac OS X 10.1 Cheetah installed, 10.2 Jaguar updater thrown in the box) Updated to 10.3 Panther, then 10.4 Tiger ...
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Number of downloads and updates

I check my app downloads on AppAnnie. Today I've seen that the number of updates is greater than the number of downloads ... how can it be possible ? Let's say the first version of an app is ...
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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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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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No songs on itunes when ipod is disconnected

I didn't have such problem with the previous version of itunes, however after upgrading it to version 11, I can't get to access my songs after unplugging my iPod. In the past though I'd still manage ...
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Getting compilations to display properly in iTunes

I was wondering if I could have some help with getting compilation albums to display properly in iTunes. I'm aware that this is something a lot of people have asked about in the past, but I've read ...
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iTunes Match can no longer download anything on iPhone

I am able to stream songs but cannot download and store them. This goes for any song in my library whether purchased, matched, or uploaded and whether Wi-Fi or LTE. This has become a large issue as ...
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How can I make a playlist of podcasts I have started but not finished

Right now I have smart playlists that surface the podcasts I most want to listen to. I sort them by release date, and generally all is good, but there are times when I start a podcast, am ...