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How can I browse WWDC session videos directly on my iOS device or AppleTV?

On my Mac, I can log in to the developer center to watch the videos from the website, and that I can log in on iTunes on my Mac to browse and download them. However, is there a way to browse and watch ...
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What is the difference between .m3u8 and .m3u playlists types?

iTunes will export a few different kinds of playlists, including .m3u8 and .m3u types. What is the difference between these two file types?
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What does setting Media Kind to Audiobook do?

If I change the Media Kind option on a track to Audiobook, what does effects does that have on my iTunes library? How does it change the presentation and functionality of the track?
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Identify Podcasts in Smart Playlist?

I'd like to exclude all podcast-type items from a Smart Playlist my iTunes library. How can I identify podcasts so that I can exclude them from results?
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Can't download previous purchases in iTunes

I'm trying to download a specific episode of 24, that I have previously bought and I keep getting an error message that is completely out of place. I have tried to download many previous purchases and ...
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AppleTV Remote Controlling iTunes on Laptop

Last night when I was testing another question I have open here, I was using the AppleTV remote and noticed that it was affecting iTunes running on my laptop. Basically what was happening is that I ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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How can I copy a playlist from my iPod to iTunes?

I have some playlists which exist on my iPod only; I lost them in iTunes the last time I did a backup. How can I get these (non-smart) playlists out of the iPod, and restore them to iTunes? I have a ...
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How do I mark songs as Explicit in iTunes to make them match correctly in iTunes Match

I have a few CD's that I ripped a while ago that are in my iTunes library, that have an explicit label. They play fine on my local computer. The problem is, these ripped CDs are not marked as ...
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Photo Sharing from iTunes

In iTunes, from the Advanced menu, I selected Photos to Share. I then picked a folder and the hard drive cranked at full speed for good 5-10 minutes. I do not see any of the photos on the iPad. So, ...
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How do I transfer my Disney Digital Copy movie to iTunes using Lion?

I want to try this "Digital Copy" to iCloud movie deal but when I pop in the DVD it says: You can't open the application Up because PowerPC applications are no longer supported. Is there any ...
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iMessage Weird Behavior

I have multiple mobile devices (2x iPhone, 2x iPad) in my home, all which share the same iTunes account between them. When iMessage is used to exchange messages between two of the devices (e.g. the ...
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How can I back up my app data?

I have some app data that I'd like to preserve when the time for a new iPhone rolls around. This app does not (seem to) have any cloud-syncing functionality. I regularly sync my iPhone to iTunes via ...
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Some photos fail to synchronize with my iPad

I have a large collection of photographs and I want to synchronize a selection of albums, totally around 2500 photos, ranging in file size from 400KB to 7MB, with most of them around 5MB-6MB. Only ...
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iTunes Download Previous Purchase Fails

I'm running iTunes 10.6 on OS X Lion 10.7.3. I've tried multiple times to download this one song, and it keeps failing. All other songs I've previously purchased downloaded with no problem the first ...
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Can iTunes find all songs with no Album Art?

I want to find all songs or tracks which don't have Album Art associated with them in my iTunes music library. I want to do this so that I can fix Album Art problems in advance of a backup. How can ...
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Downloaded app on iPad, now I cannot download it on iPhone

I downloaded cinemagram on my iPad2 running latest iOS5.1 - now I want to install it on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS5.1, the install is greyed out I even deleted it on my iPad - that did not help. ...
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Retrieve Voice Memos from device?

iOS seems to refuse to allow me to email "long" voice memos, and I'm unaware of any way to extract them from iTunes backups of my phone. How can I retrieve entire voice memos that aren't really short? ...
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iTunes Match and syncing iOS device with iTunes Library

Is it possible to have iTunes match turned on, on my device/itunes. And then sync songs from my iTunes Library to the device. At the moment my internet connection is very slow, so downloading all the ...
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How long does it take for Apple to bill me for purchases on iTunes?

I've noticed that I'll often get an email about 24 hours after my purchase took place on iTunes. Does Apple have some sort of billing cycle, or does the withdrawal frm my account actually happen ...
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iTunes 10.6 - iPhone no longer connects

I'm using the 64 bit Mac version of iTunes and my device appears in the sidebar for an instant before disappearing again. I've successfully connected and stored files using iExplorer and so forth, so ...
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What are the afconvert settings for the iTunes Plus AAC encoding setting?

The challenge I would like to convert a large collection of WAV files to AAC using the "iTunes Plus" setting in iTunes. iTunes describes this setting as: 128 kbps (mono) / 256 kbps (stereo), ...
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Is there a way to see a list of all the apps available on the app store?

I know that there are several ways to browse the App Store. You can see the featured apps, which I assume are featured by Apple staff. There's genius, which is based on your prir purchases. Then there ...
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How do I transfer music ratings from one computer to another

I have two iTunes libraries, a complete one on my home computer and a partial one on my work computer. All of the songs on my work computer have ratings. How can I transfer the ratings from the work ...
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How to sync Iphone on laptop with music collection on desktop?

I would like to use my laptop as the syncing point for my iPhone, but I don't like having my music collection on the laptop. Is there a way I can sync my iPhone with my laptop and still be able to add ...
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Is there a 'non-destructive' way to make mix cds in iTunes?

I am looking to collect a set of songs from my iTunes Library and build a custom playlist to eventually burn onto a CD. I want the songs to be in a specific order and have the same album title when ...
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How can I look inside iOS apps' folders from within iTunes?

When looking at an app's documents with iTunes (in the Apps tab of the iDevice), it is possible to view folders of the documents created by the apps. How can I look inside them? Double-clicking does ...
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How to listen to iTunes library stored on Time Capsule on iOS

I know that storing the iTunes library on a Time Capsule isn't recommended as it won't be backed up. But with iTunes in the cloud and iTunes Match this isn't as big a deal. So I figured I'd move my ...
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Unwanted hollow star / album ratings foul up a Smart Playlist of zero-star songs

The SXSW Showcasing Artist compilations typically include more than one thousand songs. When I add them to iTunes initially, the songs display a blank rating, which is what I want. The songs are ...
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How can I tell iTunes to stop playing a song?

I do mean stop, not pause. If one navigates to, say, the iTunes Store, the Pause button changes to Stop, but I want something that always works no matter my location in iTunes. Workarounds (such as ...
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How to Download to Computer a Voice Memo Received via MMS on my iPhone?

A friend sent me a Voice Memo recorded on their iPhone, to mine through MMS. How might I go about getting this audio from my phone to my computer? I've already tried syncing Voice Memos through ...
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Extremely slow 'processing file' times for Apps in iTunes 10.6

Since installed iTunes 10.6 on my MacBook whenever I update an app, the download is speedy but it is taking between 4 and 8 minutes in the indeterminate 'processing file' state. I've never seen this ...
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iTunes reports “There is no updates available” for applications but there are updates available

Recently I moved from Russia to New Zealand. And now I'm experiencing an issue - all the applications I purchased in Russia cannot update here in NZ. I see there is a number in front of Apps in iTunes ...
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Can't sync smart playlists that contains podcasts

I have a smart playlist that pulls the latest podcasts, however when I try to sync the playlist to my Shuffle 4th gen, nothing happens. Smart playlists with "normal" audio files, syncs fine. Anyone ...
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Do I have to authorize purchased iOS apps to run on iOS devices?

I can't seem to find a straight answer to this. Do I have to authorize iOS apps I have purchased on my iOS devices to run on other iOS Devices? For example I have an app that I bought on my iPhone - ...
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iPhone 4S won't sync with iTunes

My iPhone 4S doesn't show in the left column in iTunes. I'm running iTunes 10.6. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this?
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In itunes (for windows) can you set podcast location on disk to a different location?

In itunes (latest for for windows) can you set podcast download location on disk to a different location that just the media folder set in preferences?
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How can I put my music on dropbox without moving the iTunes folder

I want to copy just my music (not films/tv/etc, so I cant just move the iTunes folder) on to dropbox, so I can listen to it from anywhere for free, but without copying the music as my hard drive space ...
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Can iTunes Match recognize songs recorded from analog sources (line-in, cassette, vinyl LP, or FM radio), or only digitally-extracted CD audio?

This question about converting cassette music for an iPod inspired me to ask: Can the iTunes Match service provided by Apple recognize songs recorded from an analog source, such as recording via ...
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iTunes on OS X: How to rename files using in-line editing in main window, using keyboard only?

When I'm on my Windows computer and using iTunes, I can conveniently hit the F2 key when I have a song selected, rename the song using the in-line edit field that appears, and then hit Enter to commit ...
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AppleTV sees my Mac Mini but It can't access its information

I have the latest version of the Mac Mini with the updated software on my Apple TV 2. It can see my Mac Mini but when it try to access it's information with iTunes open I says it is loading but ...
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How to take music from cassette tapes to iPod

So I have this large cardboard box full of hundreds of cassette tapes with music I absolutely positively had to buy in the 1980s and '90s. If I wanted to listen to the music contained on those tapes ...
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How can I keep apps on my iPad after I removed all apps in iTunes?

I have an iPod Touch and an iPad and use one iTunes account to manage them. Recently there is little space in my MacBook and it turns out there are too many apps that I already removed from my ...
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Can I Have Multiple iTunes Libraries?

Is there a way for iTunes to have multiple distinct libraries? The actual problem I'm looking to solve with this question stems from my desire to use iTunes Match. It would appear that I can't use ...
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Is the iTunes Match Limit for ALL Songs or just Matched Songs?

On the iTunes Match page, I see this text: iTunes determines which songs in your collection are available in the iTunes Store. Any music with a match is automatically added to iCloud for you to ...
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How can I delete purchased songs from my iPhone4?

How do you remove purchased songs from an iPhone when it is connected to iTunes?
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How to stop being asked the same Firewall related question each time iTunes launches [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Always Asked to Configure Firewall for iTunes Every time I open iTunes (version 10.6) I'm asked "Do you want the application “iTunes.app” to accept incoming network ...
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Unknown Error Occurred (-54) Enabling iTunes Match

I just added my Apple ID to a new MacBook Pro and tried to turn on iTunes Match. This is the error I get: The only info I can find indicates this is a connection error, but I can connect to other ...
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So how do you re-download movies now?

In the iPad 3 keynote, they mentioned that you are now (or will be?) able to redownload movies just like music and TV shows. However, if I go to my iPad I still only see Music and TV Shows in the ...
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Automatically convert video podcasts to “ipod or iphone version”

I'm downloading a regular video podcast for use on my ipod. I like that the podcasts download automatically, but the problem is that I have to manually select all the videos I want to sync and then ...