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

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How to classify “unknown artist”, “unknown album” in Itunes?

I have a cd with x mp3 files on it. After importing them to iTunes (Apple-O, Add to Library), songs appear on disk at I can't seem to be able reference these files form iTunes in any form. Search ...
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How to make my Garage Band '11 ringtone louder?

I created a ringtone using Garage Band '11 and my bass directly inputted to my MAC. I was able to create the ringtone I wanted, and selected the 30 second loop, however the volume is really low. I've ...
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how to view Apple TV purchases in iTunes?

I bought a TV series through Apple TV. Watched the first episode, works fine. Now I'd like to watch episode 2 on my MacBook. I opened iTunes (11.0.2), logged in with my iTunes account, and can't ...
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iPad and iTunes syncing [duplicate]

When my wife travels to the south later this year, will she able to play her iTunes music on her iPad2 at her dad's home? Will she simply need to log into his home network to do so? Basically, we ...
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How do I get rid of my encrypted iPhone backups to start from scratch?

Is there a way I can delete all my encrypted iPhone backups for which I forgot the password, so that I can start backing up from fresh? At the moment I'm stuck in this loop (below) which I can't ...
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iPhone not showing any option of sync

I have a iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1.3, I usually sync it with iTunes running on OS X 10.8.3 however for the last few days there is no option of sync , only the summary tab is shown and nothing else, please ...
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How do I add hundreds of ebooks to ibooks collection?

I usually use Dropbox to get my epub files into iBooks. This works quite well when I only need to add one file at a time, but now I've received a collection of a few hundred epub files. I am really ...
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Issues with upgrading iPhone4 to iOS 6

When I last upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, I later had to install another version of iTunes on my macbook to synchronize my files between my computer and my iPhone. This new version of iTunes required ...
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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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can we share music/apps in one house, under different IDs?

Me: iPhone + iPad + iMac +Macbook Girl1: iPhone + ipad Girl2: iPhone + ipad Girl3: iPhone + ipad the girls have a PC in their toyroom that they currently use but then don't often sync there as it's a ...
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GitHub-Style Collaborative iTunes Backup?

Alright, here's a funny question. I'm a DJ, and I use iTunes locally on my MacBook Air for my music. I also have my backup hard drive, to which I have copied my iTunes library to as the master storage....
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How effective is Itunes “error correction” for CD imports?

I have not been able to find out how the Itunes "error correction" option works. There are more effective programs out there for bit perfect rips but I prefer the speed and ease of use of Itunes. Does ...
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Transfer podcasts

I just switched from iMac to Macbook Pro and I wanted to transfer all my podcasts to it without downloading them all over again. Copy/Pasting the podcasts folder won't list it in iTunes. A found a ...
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Music's disappeared

Today I turned my computer on and I afterwards opened iTunes. To my surprise, my music disappeared, everything that I had was gone. I have no idea what happened and I have no idea how to put it back ...
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Can iCloud show a phone when find my iPhone is turned off?

If I have my find my iPhone turned off, does it still show up on iCloud that the phone is turned on?
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What software can play FLAC files and has basic playlist support?

What are options to play FLAC files and have playlists on OSX? I've not seen a way to make iTunes play them natively, songbird looks terrible with retina display and same goes for clementine. I just ...
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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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Purchases and updates after changing AppleID & Primary Email Address

I want to switch my AppleID from using my ISP email addrress to my gmail address. If I change both my AppleID and Primary Email Address as directed, (I understand I'll need to log out and log back in ...
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iPhone5 (iOS 6.0.1) not syncing with iTunes 11.0.2(26)

In itunes under apps tab, it list all the app which i have in my itunes account. When I click on Install button of the app, button name gets changed to will install & also on the right side it ...
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How to resolve Error 0xE8008001 when sycing iPhone

i tried to update my iphone 3gs, and suddenly it lost capacity to connect to a service provider, trying to fix the problem I tried to erase all apps and settings through setting of phone then it ...
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Can I put music files on an iPod without iTunes?

I can't find any definitive info on this and I need to know for sure before I purchase one. I hate iTunes with a burning passion, but I like iPods and I have a whole lot of music on my PC. How can I ...
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How to move movies already contained in library to external drive?

My iTunes library is located on an external hard drive using the setting Settings > Advanced. Yesterday I bought a movie in the iTunes store without connecting the external hard drive to my computer. ...
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Restoring data from iPad to new Mac after old Mac died

My wife's Mac died. We sent the hard drive to a data recovery service, but the platters are damaged beyond repair or recovery, nor do we have a usable backup. Now she has a new Mac. Her iPad 1 (iOS ...
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Wipe iphone, switch carriers, get new carrier-locked iphone, restore?

Let's say I have an AT&T iphone 5. I regularly back it up with itunes. I decide to switch carriers to Verizon. I wipe my iphone, sell it, and get a brand new Verizon iphone 5. Can I simply plug ...
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How to delete iTunes once and for all from the command-line?

I'd like to delete iTunes and never ever have it make it again in my OS X system. On a fresh install of OS X 10.6.8 I had iTunes 10 and noticed that on the first "Software update" OS X wants to ...
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iTunes trying to sync every app I have on my Mac?

This is driving me mad. I've been keeping my iPhone and iTunes in sync for ages, and today all the the sudden iTunes tries to sync every single app on my Mac to iPhone, instead of just the one I ...
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imei check said server down

on a imei check it said server down, please could someone tell me what it means, as I bought a sencond hand iphone 3gs and cannot get it set up, plus I need it unlocked as its on at&t network to ...
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I bought a second hand iphone 3gs, but its locke to at&t can it be used in the uk any help would be great [duplicate]

I bought a second hand iphone 3gs, and after 3 days of trying to connect it I relised it was with at&t network, done a imei check and it says out of contract and active, which I don't quite ...
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iPhone 3GS locked to at&t. How do unlock it?

I bought an iPhone 3GS, second hand, and I have now found out its on a AT&T network. I live in the UK, I can't get past the "Connect to iTunes" message. Even when I connect to iTunes it says: ...
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Sharing itunes music between two computers

My girlfriend and I both use iTunes for our music. We have separate accounts and have iTunes on two different computers (she has a mac and I have a windows pc). I believe at one point people were able ...
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iPod Click Wheel Games disappeared from iTunes

Is it still possible to buy iPod Click Wheel Games for the iPod Classic? I can't find them on iTunes. Is there a way to side-load them and get them from elsewhere?
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How to determine which apps iTunes will copy from iOS, to stop a deleted app being resurrected?

I don't sync my iPad often, but when I do I almost always get the following question from iTunes: ' iTunes has found purchased items on the iPad [or iPhone] "[device name]" that are not present in ...
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iPhone 4 Restore loop 6.1.2

OK so the other day I tried to restore my iPhone while it was jail broken on ios 6.1.2. Well it was a terrible idea.... NEVER DO IT. any way i have worked on trying to restore it back to normal but it ...
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How do I make iTunes capable of deleting from my iPad?

It seems iTunes can't erase anything on my iPad! How do I make iTunes capable of deleting from my iPad? And is it possible that iCloud / iTunes are somehow clashing with one another here? Since ...
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itunes 11 - Resize window problem [duplicate]

iTunes will not let me resize the window at my leisure. I tried going into /Applications/iTunes.app/Contents/Resources/Spanish.lproj, and then opening the file AppConfig.plist, but it will not let me ...
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Attempting to restore iPhone 4 gives error -1

I just bought a iPhone 4 off Craigslist, and it's stuck on the iTunes screen. Whenever I try to restore it, towards the end of the process, an icon pops up and says error -1. What does this mean?
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Where are pages files stored after I export them to itunes?

With my iPad connected to my MacBook, I exported some Pages files to iTunes in docx format. Now I'm using my laptop without the iPad, and I want to find these files. Where/how are they stored? Tks.
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iPhone backup error. What does this mean?

The iOS was upgraded from 6.1.2 to 6.1.3 and the ADSL disconnected part way through the upgrade and I lost all my contacts, photos, settings etc. Below is the error message that occurs every time I ...
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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it's time to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this thread, but there is no solution: https://...
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Apple ID Password email address is inccorrect but store email address IS correct after restoring iPhone 4S

So weird thing happened last night. I was updating the iOS to my iPhone 4S when the cord accidentally got jerked out of the phone. I had to reset the phone and restore from back-up. Now when I try ...
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Disable scrolling in iCal and iTunes when apps aren't selected

Sometimes I'll have iCal or iTunes open alongside another app, and I'll accidentally scroll up or down while the mouse is hovering over iCal or iTunes and it will actually scroll even though neither ...
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how to reset iTunes incorrect unplayed Podcast count

I have an odd question, but at some point after updating to iTunes 11 my unplayed podcast count suddenly went up to well over 1,000 despite only having a few unplayed episodes at any given time. The ...
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Create backup iPhone with forgotten encryption password

I'm trying to make a backup from my iPhone, however it's set to be password protected. I do now know the password, as I've never set one. I've tried all the passwords I know, which I've ever used to ...
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iTunes uses over 1.5GB of memory

I use an old (2007) Mac Mini (10.7.5) to serve iTunes (11.0.2) and recently it has started using a lot of memory. It has never been what you would call efficient in terms of memory allocation, but 1.5+...
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Accessing archive of iPhone backups?

So I dun goof'd up (tm) while updating a friends iPhone 4 to the latest OS. I obviously started by creating a back up of the device, but I think I messed up and after the device had factory reset due ...
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How can I backup my entire iTunes Match library to an external disk?

My built-in SSD is relatively limited when it comes to storing all my media files, which is why most of my iTunes library lives in the cloud via iTunes Match, for streaming on demand. In the near ...
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How to get iTunes to play an iPhone playlist automatically when connected to iPhone

I have a habit of working/studying while listening to music. And since the Mac I am connected to at work doesn't have all the songs I want, I normally listen to the songs via iTunes from the iPhone ...
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External hard drive unplugged while running iTunes…Corrupted files

I have nearly 2TB of Movies and TV Shows copied to iTunes on an external hard drive. Last night, I was unplugging a cord behind my desk and I accidentally unplugged my HD. Well, when I plugged it back ...
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Merge iTunes libraries

My iTunes library is on an external disk. I forgot to attach the external disk once and now I have some iTunes files locally. How do I merge these local files with the external library?