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

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How do I play selected albums in iTunes 11

This was absurdly easy in iTunes 10. I select a Playlist (generally a smart one) I command click albums. I want to play those albums. Further I may want to be able to play songs within those ...
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How to authorize a new computer to Play but not to Purchase in iTunes

My need is to authorize one more computer in my family to play my content bought on iTunes. I understood this is possible up to 5 computers. The way to do this seems to be to authorize the computer by ...
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Where are the commercials coming from in itunes and how to remove them?

I updated iTunes to v.11.0.1, and now when I play my music from my hard drive, randomly in between songs, there are commercials from 1.FM. This is very annoying! How can I get rid of this?
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Extract Camera Roll from iTunes backup

I had to restore a friend's iPod because they forget their passcode and they lost their camera roll. I can't restore FROM a backup, as the backup has the forgotten passcode on it. Anyways, on my Mac ...
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How to fix iTunes wrong song time?

My mp3 in iTunes shows a time of about 20 minutes, when it really have about 5 minutes. The VLC Player and the Windows Media Player shows the correct time for the same file, what's wrong with my ...
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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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Possible to use iTunes, Airport Express, and Apple Remote together?

I have: A large music collection in Itunes on my Mac A nice set of speakers in another room An iPhone I know that it's possible to control iTunes on my Mac with the Apple Remote app on my iPhone ...
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Problems syncing purchased music from iPad to Mac iTunes

I have purchased music on the iPad but it does not appear in the "bought" section on my Mac's iTunes. It doesn't make any sense! Everything is fully updated (except for my Mac's OS which is OS X ...
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Store movies/tv shows from iTunes on external drive

I'd like to store only movies and tv shows on my external drive. I don't mind keeping my music on my built-in drive. Is there a way to set iTunes so that it only looks for the videos rather than all ...
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Does iTunes balance transfers when you change country?

I noticed there is an option to change country in iTunes (after I signed in). Does the iTunes account balance transfer from the current country to new country? Where is the currency exchange rate ...
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Remote app doesn't work

After I key in the code for pairing the remote app on iTunes, the app just shows "Looking for ..." for a long while, then says "could not find". After that, the library seems to appear on the ...
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How to move not copy files into iTunes

I have a folder containing all my Music, Movies etc. This contains various formats of music file, including some that iTunes cannot play (i.e. flac and oggs) but a lot of mp3s. I'd like to have ...
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Why do I have to restore the iTunes Library folder permissions every time I update iTunes?

Every time there is an iTunes update, the permissions of my iTunes Library directory change. Is there a way to prevent this?
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iTunes 11 doesn't remember to show cloud purchases

On this particular computer, I use iTunes 11 only with my cloud purchases – I don't have any music stored locally. Very often (but not always), when I launch iTunes, it comes up with an empty library ...
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Can't rate apps/music/etc in iTunes or App Store

I'm unable to rate anything in either iTunes, the Mac app store, or the iOS app store. If I rate an app 5 stars (or anything else), and then return to the search results, then go back to the app page ...
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Can you export/capture the contents of a Genius Mix?

In iTunes, I know you can save a Genius Playlist, and you can see a few songs ahead in a Genius Mix by looking at Up Next, but is there any way to actually save a Genius-Mix-generated playlist? Or is ...
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Changing Apple ID on iPhone - how is non-iTunes data affected?

My sister's iPhone had been irreversibly damaged. When she got a new one some time later, she had forgotten her Apple ID's password and created a new one. I managed to reset the password just ...
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iPad: Using iTunes to restore causes automatic sync?

I had a iPad mini(miniA) several months ago, and I got a new iPad mini(miniB) recently. On miniB's first run, when I was asked whether to set it up as a new device or restore from a backup, I chose to ...
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How to download contacts from iPhone to Mac?

I was able to do a backup of the phone using iTunes, but how do I see and access the contacts? Do I need to import them into Address Book? Is there a better way to download contacts from iPhone to ...
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Rebuilding iPhoto library causes issues with iTunes photo sync

I recently had a nasty problem with my iPhoto library that I corrected by rebuilding it. This restored missing/corrupted photos and fixed several other inconsistencies, so iPhoto is working properly ...
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iTunes Match: What do these symbols mean in iTunes?

I've noticed that on some compilations I own, the following can be seen: According to this question the two symbols mean "Duplicate" and "Available for Download". Why would iTunes do this? It ...
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Does iTunes remember what I listened to and when?

iTunes has a field named "Last Played" that tells me when I last played a track; is there any way of finding out all the songs I listened to on a particular date? I'm using iTunes 11 under OS X ...
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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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iTunes 11 Stuttering During Playback

I have a 2011 generation Macbook Pro, upgrade to 16gb RAM and a 128gb SSD drive - running Mountain Lion and iTunes 11. During playback (approximately 20 times per song) it stutters, stops playing ...
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Create playlists for full albums in iTunes (i.e. albums with all songs)

How could I create playlists for all of the albums in iTunes for which I have all of the songs? Assume that track number & track count metadata is accurate where specified, and don't worry about ...
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In iTunes 11, is it possible to show the genre of an album in Artist view?

In iTunes 11 I use the artist view. In artist view, I see the artists on the very left, then the album covers and the track multi-columned at the right side of the cover. Is it possible to also show ...
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How to unlock iTunes account when prompted for my old e-mail address

This question was locked in an older post, however there was no resolution to the problem. I had a similar issue and was able to resolve it in the following manner with the help of the Account ...
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Drag music to iTunes from network, don't copy (keep network link)?

I swear I've done this before, but either I am forgetting something or the behavior of iTunes 11 changed: In the past I've only kept about a dozen or so albums on my local (work) computer, but I have ...
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Location of Message Attachments in iOS 6 Backup?

I'm trying to get all my Messages (not E-Mail) and connected attachments out of a iOS 6 backup. I know there are tools like Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes but they are not cheap and I'm trying ...
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itunes software upgrade not syncing music

I made the mistake of upgrading itunes software and when I plugged in my iphone 4 it erased all of my music. I have since tried to resync but it is stuck on the 2nd song copy and I cant seem to figure ...
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How to avoid auto starting playback when importing playlist in iTunes library

Whenever i import a large folder into iTunes i have the problem that if in one of the subfolders there is a playlist, it will auto start playing. How can i prevent this?
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Mail account sync via iTunes not working

I recently switched from Sparrow.app back to Mail.app and added a whole bunch of accounts. Now I am trying to sync them with my iPhone 5 via iTunes 11, since I am everything but keen on adding them ...
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Is there a way to force iTunes 11 to update tags?

Is there any way to force iTunes 11 to rescan the music library and update the information for any tags that have been changed outside of iTunes? I know that selecting a single track and then 'Get ...
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Convert ALAC to aac 128k with all metadata intact

I have about 300 gigs of ALAC files (m4a container) with well groomed metadata, album art, etc. (Original source: CD rips with dbPowerAmp). I want to convert my music library to 128kbps AAC (still ...
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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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Backing Up iTunes 11 Library

All the articles I've read suggest that the correct technique to make a local backup of my iTunes 11 library is to: Connect the pertinent device (iPod) Go to the Summary Tab Click "Backup Now" and ...
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Transfer music from iPod touch to computer

I know there are programs I can download to do this but I have done it before without them. After about an hour of searching I still can't find how I did it. I have Hidden files enabled. "Enable Disk ...
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Where is the error message for a failed podcast download?

I am running iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion, and I am subscribed to several podcasts. All of them work except one: With that one, new episodes are found, but every time I try to download one I get an ...
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iTunes Match restarts on step 3 when trying to upload files

When I add new songs to iTunes and Match needs to upload them (on step 3), it restarts back to step 1. So it gets stuck in an infinite loop by reaching step 3, trying to upload but failing, then ...
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How do I resolve duplicate “in the cloud” songs in iTunes 11?

When I installed iTunes 11, for some reason it re-downloaded all my purchased "in the cloud" songs even though they were already in my library. So now I have duplicate songs, one that matches the ...
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Show only imported files in iTunes

I'm new to iTunes and I don't like that it lists all files ever played in the categories "Songs" or "Albums" for example. I only have a few albums on my mac, but I have listened to a lot of stuff, ...
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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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Decrypt iPod Music Files

I recently moved computers and don't have all my music in my iTunes (and honestly don't need it there anymore). I have all my music on my iPod and while I know how to get the music files off of it, ...
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I can't re-download a song with iTunes on my PC or iPhone

I bought an album yesterday from iTunes on my PC, downloaded it, and synced it with my iPhone. When I later tried to play the songs on the phone, I noticed that they wouldn't play at all. I also ...
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Manually managing songs and deleting from playlist

I want to be able to delete songs off my iPhone by swiping in the Music.app. I know having 'Manually Manage songs' lets you delete songs without them returning after you re-sync everything, but I want ...
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How do I correct wrong iTunes play counts?

The play count in my iTunes library has somehow become incorrect. It shows some songs as never been played while I know that I have played them many times before. These songs do still have a "last ...
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Editing info.plist of .ipa files renders app unable to run

I'm trying to edit some values of an info.plist file that is located in an .ipa file. First, I open the .ipa in Winrar and drag the info.plist to the desktop. Here, I edit the file using the Properly ...
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Spotlight search iTunes Match

Back before I used iTunes Match, I enjoyed being able to search my library via spotlight. Now it seems that this doesn't work anymore. I guess this is because the music is not stored locally, but ...
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Can I get iTunes to show all songs with an error status?

I'm using iTunes Match on my computer, but I have some titles in my library that are missing the actual media. Here is my process: convert a cd to mp3 put an album in my iTunes iTunes Match makes ...
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Can iTunes sort games by OS version?

Bought an iPod Touch for my son which I then discovered is a 2nd gen which doesn't support lots of apps and games. Currently I either have to try downloading a game to see if it fails or read the ...