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

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How can I get rid of duplicate TV shows in my iPad’s list of Home Sharing shows on my Mac?

I’ve got a Mac mini running as a media server-type thingy. It’s running Mac OS X 10.6.8 and iTunes 10.5. I access TV shows on it via my iPad (running iOS 5.0) using Home Sharing. (The Mac mini is ...
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Does iTunes 10.5.0.142 not support the original iPhone?

I have the original iPhone and I cannot seem to get it recognized by iTunes 10.5.0.142. I followed the troubleshooting advice at http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/assistant/itunes/, but it did not ...
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iTunes Home Sharing never updates Play Counts or Ratings from iPhone

Ever since iTunes introduced Home Sharing, the Preferences dialog has had a checkbox titled "Home Sharing computers and devices update play counts". But this option has never had any effect ...
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How can I convert 60FPS videos to work on an iPhone 4?

I have some 60 FPS videos ranging from 640x480 to 1280x720. I was able to convert a few using H.264 Baseline @ L3.0 and sync them to Photo Albums on the iPhone and they clearly are playing back at 60 ...
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Is there a way to burn into a virtual CD-R instead of burning into a real one?

There is some .m4b files from the iTunes store that I bought, and from what I understand, these files cannot be converted into .mp3, unlike the .m4a files. To put those files into another audio ...
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Downloading Podcast on iPhone iOS 5.0 No Longer Shows Date In Music App

Since I upgraded to iOS 5 when I download podcasts from iTunes on my phone the date the podcast is published is no longer downloaded. See the below screenshot, notice how the last podcast has a ...
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How to backup iPhone to iTunes for the first time (data stored on the iPhone, not on iTunes)

I've upgraded to Lion OS X on my MacBook a while ago, but never connected my iPhone to iTunes for quite some time, however, there is no backup data on my iTunes but my iPhone has everything I need it ...
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How can I get iTunes Library to stay pointed to my NAS?

I recently moved my iTunes library to my Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ (all relevant file operations on the NAS are using AFP protocol). The library had previously been on my Mac Pro, in my ~/Music directory. ...
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Could my app store password stop working due to iCloud confusion?

How can I figure out which Apple ID to use for purchasing and not end up with more confusion with @mac.com @me.com and @icloud.com email aliases that all belong to one iCloud account? (I apoligize ...
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Can I re-download an audiobook that I purchased from iTunes again?

Apps purchased from the app store and songs purchased from iTunes can be downloaded again by going to the purchased section in the respective app and clicking the cloud button. Neither app shows the ...
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Why aren't some of my songs transferring to my new iPhone?

I purchased a new iPhone a couple days ago. During the setup process, I restored from a backup of my old iPhone, from about two weeks ago (the old iPhone was stolen, so the backup was a bit old). When ...
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How to get mp4 files from my PC to my iPad 2

I have some .m4v videos (I believe this is mp4 format?). In iTunes (v10.5.0) on my PC (Windows 7 - 64 bit), I did a 'add file to library' and they appear under TV shows under library. Then I did a ...
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How can an old Apple ID be merged into the newer ID?

When I first creed an Apple account, years ago, I used a password which I've been using ever since. Later I joined Me.com and I was assigned an email address that also became another Apple ID for me. ...
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New restored iPhone getting “iTunes couldnt not back up the iPhone because the backup session failed”

I looked everywhere and I can't solve this. I looked at Error trying to backup both iPhone4 and iPad (1) after 4.3/iTunes/XCode updates and didn't solve my problem EDIT: I have a used phone (1st ...
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Upgraded iPad 2 to iOS 5 : no device summary pane

I upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 5. I don't want to sync it through the cloud : I just want to sync it as usual, with iTunes through my USB connector. But I have a problem : as soon as I upgradedto iOS ...
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How can change from sync'ing an iPhone (or iPad) to a PC to sync'ing to a Mac?

iTunes on PC was used before to sync and update my iPhone 3, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, but recently I got an iMac 27 and started sync'ing the iPhone 4S using the iMac. But when I plug in the iPhone 4 ...
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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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How do I rate songs on the 5th gen iPod nano?

How do I rate songs on the 5th generation iPod nano? Is it possible? Do they get copied back to iTunes?
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How can I modify the Date Added field in iTunes 10

I haven't tried doing this in quite some time (iTunes 7 era), but I seem to remember simply editing the XML file iTunes creates was NOT sufficient in updating the Date Added field in iTunes. In case ...
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Podcast syncing changed?

I can't seem to get my podcasts to sync like they used to (before ios5). I have iTunes set up to only transfer SELECTED UNPLAYED podcasts... however, it keeps transferring all of the SELECTED ...
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got rid of “others” but now I have more syncing problems

A message appears stating that an error occurred while syncing, with the error number "(-54)". Then it says that I do not have "access privileges" to sync my iPhone and complete the process. All my ...
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iPod touch calendar - all of my events AM and PM are switched

So I recently got an iPod touch and synced it with my computer. I set it up to sync with iCal. Unfortunately, on my iPod, all of my events are switched from AM to PM and vice versa. Or at least they ...
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iCloud PhotoStream syncing to seperate Windows devices with shared App/Music/iTunes sync

I have been asked to help out with a friends iTunes/iOS/Phot syncing setup, they have 4 iOS devices (all iOS 5 compatible except one 3G iPhone) and a range of iTunes libraries that they have ...
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iTunes - access to music and apps per country [closed]

Does access to iTunes from a particular country, mean that iPhone apps are also accessable in that country?
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What happens to an iTunes season pass for a TV show if the show is cancelled before the end of the season?

I know the basics of the Season Pass from the iTunes store for current TV shows - you can buy the pass in either HD or SD. Episodes that are currently available will download immediately, and future ...
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Jailbroken iPad enters safe mode while Wi-Fi syncing

When I arrive at my house, I manually start Wi-Fi Sync (Settings > General > iTunes Wi-Fi Sync > Sync Now) to back up my data. But sometimes my iPad crashes into Safe Mode during this process. I ...
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Alternative to iTunes Album Art

I'm looking for an alternative to iTunes' Album Art. I liked it so far but since the upgrade to Lion / latest iTunes I see some annoying bugs. To be worth considering, the alternative I'm looking for ...
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What causes my iTunes password to expire?

A couple of months ago, after updating my iPad I think, my iTunes password expired all of a sudden. I've had this iTunes account for about 4 year now and back then it was first time it happened. Fast ...
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iTunes Sync: X items could not be synced. See iTunes for more information

Every time I sync my iPhone or iPad (both running iOS 5) with iTunes, I get this error. iTunes displays no information that I can find about what the mystery six unsynced items are. How do I find out ...
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I forgot my local backup password to unlock the iPhone backup file

I just received my new iPhone from Apple after I had my old one changed due to it being a rather bad specimen. Now I'm occurring a rather irritating problem, as I connected my iPhone with my iTunes to ...
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How does one a base a podcast playlist off of release date?

I'd like to be able to make a playlist that is all recently released podcasts. Unfortunately release date is not a field available for selection in a smart playlist in iTunes. Similar-ish dates like ...
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Will iTunes Match replace iTunes Plus?

The current iTunes Plus feature will replace selected purchased iTunes tracks with a 256-Kbps AAC DRM-free version. The soon to be released iTunes Match (for iCloud users) will store all tracks ...
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Share iPhone music wirelessly to iTunes

I'd like to know if it's possible to share my iPhone's music to play it in my computer with iTunes. I can play my iTunes Home Shared library in my iPhone, but I'd like to do it the inverse way. My ...
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iPad podcasts without a PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone What is the de facto standard way of subscribing to podcasts on iPad without using iTunes on a ...
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If I download podcasts on iTunes, should they download on my iOS5 3GS automatically, over the air?

I was under the impression this was a killer feature of iOS5. I'm running the latest versions of OSX, iTunes and iOS.
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How to setup iTunes account in a business environment and can you share app purchases?

I'm considering switching to Mac's for our new in-house marketing and graphic design department. Currently we use CS5 master suite collection and the licenses can be reappointed from pc to Mac. I ...
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How to correctly download WWDC videos from iTunes U?

I am trying to download WWDC videos from iTunes U. When I click on "Get" it starts downloading but after the download completes it disappears from iTunes U collection. I tried to download it from my ...
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Can iOS 5 Wi-fi sync be used over VPN?

With iTunes Wi-fi sync in iOS 5, it seems that the host iTunes machine and the iOS device have to be on the same LAN. Is it possible to circumvent that requirement by accessing the user's LAN (with ...
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How to find the location of the items I created in iTunes?

I created music as .wav files using a program called Mackie Traction. I then used iTunes to convert them to .mp3 files. How can I attach these files to an email to export them to MySpace or other ...
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How can I reduce the time it takes to sync my ipod touch

I have a 64 GB ipod touch with about: 20 GB of music on my external hard drive 20 GB of photos on my external hard drive About 50 apps It now seems to take over 40 minutes for my ipod-touch to do ...
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What is the point of syncing with iTunes if I have Google Apps, iCloud and no media?

On my iPhone and iPad I use Google Apps for syncing mail, calendar and contacts. With iOS 5 I now use iCloud for backup (and for syncing Reminders, Bookmarks and Find my iPhone, none of which I ...
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Optical out does not work on my new 2011 Mac Mini

I use the optical out on my new Mac Mini to play high quality music over a separate D/A converter and a class A amplifier. This worked fine with the previous Mac Mini revision. Now, when I connect ...
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How can I rename a song in iTunes with a keyboard shortcut?

I can hit the up and down arrows to navigate a playlist in iTunes 10.5 but hitting F2 doesn't allow me to rename a song. I have to grab the mouse and do a finicky click, wait, click to highlight the ...
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Is there a way to set multiple artists for one song?

I have an album that contains many songs, some of which are performed by several artists. I do want all the songs to appear under one album in the albums, and when I am browsing by artists, so under ...
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iPhone backup not starting

After upgrading to iOS 5, I have some issues with my iPhone 4. I did not activate iCloud backups, preferring to keep them on my MacBook Pro, but when I sync the phone to iTunes the backup does not ...
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Why is my iPhone 4S running iOS 5 not showing in iTunes sidebar when using WiFi sync?

I've enabled WiFi sync for my 4S and my first gen iPad, both running iOS5. When my phone is plugged in to my computer with a USB cable, it shows up in the sidebar, but as soon as it's unplugged it ...
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Can apps purchased from one Apple ID be shared between multiple iTunes libraries?

We have a number of iDevices in the family, and each user has their own Apple ID. Also, each person has their own computer to sync apps and other content. If I purchase an app for my iPod, Can I ...
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Cannot install 64-bit iTunes (v10.5) on Vista

I've tried upgrading iTunes, un-installing and reinstalling. Removing all Apple software from my machine. Running the installer with administrative rights. Installing Quicktime independently of ...
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Missing saved files after updating iPod to iOS 5

I updated my iPod to iOS 5 and all my apps and their save files are missing. I backed them up to my computer but can not find them. How do I restore the backup?
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Podcast cover art missing since upgrading to iOS 5

Since upgrading my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 some of my podcasts no longer display their custom cover art. They sync OK but use the default image. I'm still syncing over USB, no iCloud or Wi-Fi sync at the ...