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

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Why does changing my iTunes Media folder result in lost data? How can I fix it?

I have a MacBook Air, which means I'm perpetually hitting my head on a low ceiling when it comes to hard drive (technically SSD) space. To make this a little less painful I put my music on a thumb ...
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Sync photos via iTunes on multiple Macs / Manually manage photos

My intention is to sync photos to a iOS device using multiple Macs/PCs. But every time I connect my device to a new computer, iTunes wants to delete all of my synced photos. I would prefer using ...
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Is there a virtual filesystem plugin for iTunes Playlists?

There are a number of apps that for various reasons do not support the ability to drag songs out of iTunes and drop it onto the app. This becomes taxing whenever I'm working with a compilation of ...
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iPod Nano 7th Generation - Lost Library

I'm a new user of iPod Nano and a senior so this is all fairly intimidating. I synced my iPod Nano the other day and after charging my device and safely removing it, when I reconnected the iPod, I ...
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Playing music on iTunes on a different computer

My iPhone is synced to my computer at home. I used to be able to play music that's stored on my iPhone through iTunes on my work computer when I connect my iPhone to it. But now it only shows me an ...
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Don't have access to itunes: How to skip ipad upgrade?

I don't have access to itunes, but i asked ipad to upgrade to latest ios release. Now my ipad is struck asking me to connect to itunes. How to skip this and boot the ipad normally?
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How to modify existing podcast information?

I'm a podcaster and I already submitted a podcast. However, I want to change the "Podcast Website" link under the Links section. ...
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Cursor Disappearing

Sometimes when I open up a video in iTunes the cursor image disappears. To bring it back, I've to either double-click or switch to mission control for a quick sec. and come back. This problem is ...
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iTunes: fix 2000 tracks that the database no longer recognizes correctly

Over the past few years, iTunes has repeatedly tried to 'organize' my library, copying tracks from one place to another. When it then came back and scanned for files again, suddenly I had three copies ...
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How do I get my iPod touch (1st gen) out of a recovery mode boot loop?

I restored my iPod touch 1G and when it rebooted after completing restore, it got stuck showing the iTunes logo. I tried two different methods of exiting the recovery mode as explained at How To Fix ...
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why does my Apple TV (1st gen) not show up in iTunes

I cannot connect my ATV to iTunes (10.7.(21)). No ATV is shown in the device list, nor is there an Apple tab in the iTunes preferences. ATV gives me a 5-digit number to enter in iTunes - but where??? ...
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Restore failed iphone 5 from iPhone 3G

I've just got iphone 5 and I wanted to restore it with my iPhone 3G information (mainly SMS). I try to restore it with iTunes by clicking the backup I had from my iPhone 3G but it says gives me an ...
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Small Circle Beside Check Box When Syncing Music To IPod 5th Gen

I have tried to sync about 15 songs to my iPod since I updated my iTunes and every song has just shown up on my iPod's music list on the computer slightly greyed, and a small circle symbol appeared to ...
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How do I ensure smooth video and music playback without breaks?

I'm using a MacBook Pro from 2011 with 4 GB RAM and I'm experiencing problems with music playback in iTunes (music stops and starts periodically) and video playback does the same. I've read many ...
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Error 2009 when restoring iPhone

I have a jailbreaked iPhone 4 and I updated from version 5 to v6 in wifi. The screen shows only the recovery mode, but when I connect it to iTunes, it detects the iPhone but needs to update it. When ...
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iTunes 11 doesn't include words between parentheses for search

Today I found out that when searching in iTunes, it doesn't include words in songtitles that are between parentheses. I have lots of remixed songs and they always mention the artist between ...
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After syncing laptop to iPad, photo drop down tab no longer visible with iTunes version 11.0.1

After syncing my laptop (Windows XP) with my iPad and selecting my iPad under Devices on the left hand side, there is no photos heading any longer. I have menu headings (tabs) for "Summary", "Info", ...
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Apple ID and registration of a new device

I created a new Apple ID for my iPad. I did everything on the iPad. Now when I connect it to iTunes on my Mac, it asks to register my device and does not allow me to use the ID I created for it. ...
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Show more than 20 songs in Up Next (iTunes)?

Currently it is only possible to view the next 20 tracks in Up Next, how does one increase this to 100?
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Removing all IPA files not in iTunes?

I currently have have 692 IPA files on my Windows 7 machine, but only 598 IPA files actually in my Applications section of iTunes I'm guessing this is a result of me pressing the wrong key when ...
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Why won't iTunes download HD movies?

I'm running iTunes 11 on a retina MacBook Pro, and when I try to download HD movies, iTunes shows me a dialog alert saying "This cannot be played in HD on this computer." The dialog goes on to imply ...
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Using the same playlist between two devices

If I create some playlists on my iPod, is there a way I can import the same playlist on my iPhone? So that if there are the same songs on the iPhone it would play them.
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Can I sync iTunes with devices that have different Apple IDs?

I have: 1 laptop with iTunes and 1 iPod Touch. I will have: 2 iPads for my children. What I want to do - I will be the one buying apps for their iPads. I have already bought about $40 ready to load ...
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iTunes Genius mixes

I deleted a Genius mix, thinking it would make room for another, but none appeared and I'm wondering how to get back the one I deleted. Also, I had a Genius mix that I really liked but it doesn't show ...
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Can I make iTunes try to identify a playlist like it would a CD?

I'm slowly recovering from the problems described in this question, and I've run across a couple situations where I know the track numbers and that a set of MP3s came from one album, but I can't ...
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How to assign F9 key to play/pause iTunes?

I change my front panel on my MacBook late 2007. I'm on mountain Lion. I already attached Next and Previous (song) button to F10 and F8. But can't F9 button force to work. I think I don't know the ...
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iTunes doesn't respond when I try to manually add a movie to my iPad

I recently upgraded iTunes and my iPad to the latest versions. (You can deduce the version from the timestamp of this question.) Now, when I try to manually add a video to my iPad by manually dragging ...
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How can I fix my music library?

I upgraded to iTunes 11 and it destroyed my entire music library in one fell swoop. After the upgrade to 11, many of my mp3 files got moved to Unknown Album folders. If I looked at the files in ...
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iTunes 11 and original Apple TV - TV Shows

Having updated to iTunes 11; when I try to synch TV show to ATV the left hand list will not scroll down below the 'F' category? It works perfectly on Movies, Podcasts, Music and Photos. However, on ...
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Unable to Turn iTunes Match Off

I Have some mp3 files in my iTunes library that will not go through iCloud, i.e., the cloud icon has a line through it. When I disable iTunes Match on the pull down menu, iTunes still has "iTunes ...
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Fails to upload song and starts back at Step 1

I just added two songs to iTunes. They are long songs (60 minutes long) and are about 150 MB each. (The iTunes Match limit per song is 200 MB.) I added them to iTunes, and when Match tried to upload ...
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Search for contents inside connected iPod

Within iTunes 11 on Windows, they removed one of my favorite features from iTunes 10 : Searching for music within a connected iPod For example, when listening to music that is on my iPod via iTunes, ...
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Transferring m4v files using new iTunes

Since the new version of iTunes I can't figure out how to sync my Teaching Co. lectures (m4v) that I'd downloaded onto my computer. They seem to copy to the iTunes on my iMac, but they do not sync to ...
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When I sync iTunes with my iPad, iTunes deletes all programs

My phone is not jailbraken and all apps in it is legal. I already authorized both my iTunes and iPad with one and the same account. I have the new iPad. I downloaded all apps via wi-fi. I transfered ...
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Can't I listen to purchased audiobooks on two devices?

Just purchased an audiobook through iTunes on my iPhone but when I tried to download the book for my living room iPod Touch iTunes said I needed to repurchase it? Can't I download Audiobooks to two ...
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Moving the iTunes library to the data partition

I just installed iTunes 11 on Windows 8. As far as I remember, I've always kept my music files on a data partition, E: drive on Windows. First iTunes run, I set the library folder in the settings to ...
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Why does iTunes repeatedly start playing

Whenever I plug my 13" MacBook Pro into my TV (via DVI) iTunes spontaneously starts playing. If I quit it, it reopens and starts playing again. I ended up having to rename iTunes.app to get it to ...
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iPhone playlist changes

I've deleted playlists in my iTunes, but I can't get rid of them on my iPhone. I've tried syncing it but this doesn't work. Nor does it re-sync them back to iTunes to try and delete again - they just ...
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How to get subtitles on AppleTV via AirPlay from iTunes on a Mac?

I'm pretty sure this used to work... I can play a movie in iTunes on my Mac. When played on "My computer" I get the little speech bubble icon and can choose to have subtitles or not. But when I choose ...
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My iphone 3gs won't connect to iTunes

I've tried everything. reinstalling iTunes restarting Apple Mobile Device bought a different cable restarting my laptop restarting the iphone checked for iTunes Helper Services uninstalled and ...
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iTunes refuses to copy music to iPad

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 6.0, and iTunes 10.7. I'm trying to copy music from iTunes to my iPad. Everything seems to act fine, but it doesn't actually copy the music. If I select the destination ...
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Syncing old iTunes to new iOS?

I have iTunes 10.6.1 installed on my Mac. My mac is version 10.6.7, and I cannot upgrade it because it is on an image with software update disabled. I just updated to iOS 6, and obviously can't ...
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Mountain Lion reboots while connection to iPad3

I have installed Mountain Lion recently. I had been using 4th generation iPod Touch for development and it was working fine. Once I had to debug something on iPad 3. Amazingly the OS reboots every ...
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iTunes crashes (have to force close) when choosing Movies

Every time I select Movies pane on the left-hand side, iTunes crashes and I have to force quit it. I only ever had two movies in iTunes, but I don't think these are present on my hard drive any more. ...
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Songs stuck in “Automatically add to iTunes” folder and not going to iTunes Library

I had some MP3s that I wanted to put onto my iPod so I copy and pasted them to my iTunes Media folder and then dragged and dropped them in the "Automatically Add to iTunes" folder but they haven't ...
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In Quicksilver, for iTunes, can't make “Show playing track” enabled while keeping “Play/Pause” disabled

In Quicksilver, in the Catalog for the iTunes plugin, under "iTunes Controls" I want to enable "Show playing track" while disabling "Play/Pause". However, even after checking "Show playing track" and ...
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Frequently synchronizing iTunes library between Macbook and PC

I have about 80 GB of songs on my Macbook Pro and my PC Desktop. I sometimes buy music during my travels and import it to my Macbook. When I process my DJ Tracks, they're added on to my PC. I want ...
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Why are only some songs on my iTunes account transferring to my iPhone?

When I first added songs to my phone, all of them were there. Then today I noticed some songs were on the iTunes library but not on my iPhone. On iTunes I have 311 songs but on my phone there are only ...
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iTunes Match looping step 1 (Mountain Lion)

I upgraded my MacBook (mid 2010, 13.3in) to Mountain Lion, and ever since then iTunes Match has been stuck on Step 1: Gathering information about your iTunes library. It will fill up about 60% of the ...
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How do the sync processes for iTunes and Apple's Podcast app integrate?

It's unclear to me how to acquire and manage podcasts in Apple's Podcasts app, especially how the syncing of podcasts using iTunes works with that app. As others have reported elsewhere, the ...