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

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How to upgrade an iPad without losing data?

What do you mean "how to upgrade an iPad"? You plug it in, start iTunes, click Upgrade and that's it! That's what I thought before starting the process. After all, it's Apple we're talking about, ...
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Can't connect to iPod: iTunes claims iPod Touch needs passcode entered

At some point my daughter entered the wrong passcode too many times on her iPod Touch 2nd gen. I'm trying to reset the iPod as follows: Unplug the cable from the ipod turn the iPod off by holding ...
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iTunes Home Sharing

I want to transfer my entire iTunes library from old laptop to my new laptop. I want to use Home Sharing for the same..Since the data is almost about 15 GB, I would like to use Home Sharing over a ...
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Move iTunes library from Windows XP computer to Windows 7 computer

On the old laptop, I just changed the library location from the default C: to D: I also did a consolidate and now I have the entire music, movies, iTunes folders, etc. in my D: drive, and want to move ...
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iTunes keeps crashing - malloc_history possible for iTunes?

So I have a problem with iTunes crashing every time I try to activate iTunes Match. After talking about 3 Hours with Apple they said I should just reinstall OSX. Great. So I went looking into the ...
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My Itunes and AppStore are in German, and I can switch them to english

Every thing else seems fine in english. just bought the thing today. My head's about to pop off my neck. Any suggestions on how to fix it?
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Missing photos from iPhoto sync in iTunes to iPhone

iTunes is not recognizing the correct number of photos in some of my iPhoto events. Some events are showing as having 0 photos in them, others are showing far fewer photos than the event actually has. ...
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iTunes Match - This item is not eligible for iCloud

I signed up for iTunes Match and have uploaded nearly all of my collection to iCloud. Unfortunately, I have several tracks that have given me the following error: This thread indicates that I can ...
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Force iPad to sync with only one Mac

I have two Macs sitting on my desk: a MacBook Pro (work computer) and an iMac (personal). I sync my iPad 2 with the iMac where all of my media and other stuff lives. Since the advent of iOS 5 and OTA ...
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Create a Smart Playlist for iCloud Songs that have been downloaded Locally

Is there a way to create a Smart Playlist in iTunes that will contain the songs in my library that have been downloaded locally? I have to reduce the bandwidth used at my job but I can download files ...
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Does iTunes in the Cloud/iTunes Match have any effect on syncing ratings between devices?

With iTunes Match, I tend to pull songs down to either my phone or my Mac whenever I feel like listening to them, and delete them from the device afterwards at will. What's the story, then, with play ...
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Scrobble to last.fm with iTunes home sharing

Is there a way to scrobble to last.fm what I play from my iPhone with home sharing? Edit: last.fm currently scrobbles when I play right from my iTunes. I am using the last.fm mac app. When I stream ...
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Two iTunes installs pointing at the same NAS share

For many years, I have had a set of mp3 files on a NAS that I manually managed (I've been picky about artist/album/track naming). The two Macbooks in our house each have their own iTunes libraries ...
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Lossless DVD Conversion to iTunes

Is there a program for Mac that I can use to copy DVDs to iTunes? I've tried Handbrake but the quality is poor. Maybe there's just a setting I need to change?
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“Ineligible” iCloud Songs on iOS devices

I have some mp3's ripped from a language CD, "Lesson 1", "Lesson 2" and so forth. Some of them are uploaded to iCloud with iTunes Match, for some it says "Ineligible". I don't really need them in the ...
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Previously activated iPhone 3GS

I've just upgraded to an iPhone 4S, and I want to use my old 3GS like an iPod touch. I have updated the software using iTunes and now on iTunes it says: There is no SIM card installed in the iPhone ...
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Can't restore music to iPhone from iTunes

I have a family member that did something a bit carelessly (but with good intentions) and I'm trying to help fix it. They upgraded their iPhone 4 to iOS 5, but they did it from a different ...
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Do I need to keep apps on my Mac with iCloud

I have a MacBook Air with limited disk space as well as an iPad and an iPhone. With iCloud, do I need to keep the apps in iTunes on the MacBook anymore? When I try to delete them all in iTunes by ...
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AppleScript to add files to an iOS app under iTunes

I know it's possible to write an AppleScript to add music and video files to the iTunes library. Is it also possible to write AppleScript to add files to iOS apps that use file sharing? For example, ...
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How can I remove DRM from my iTunes music without transcoding?

I have some iTunes files with the file type AAC audio (protected) on Windows 7. The problem is that these songs only work with Apple software, and I want to remove the DRM.
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Fine Adjustment in Playback on Itunes

How do I do fine adjustment on the progress of video playback in iTunes? For example, on the iPad, if you slide you finger down while holding onto the dot on the playback progress bar, you will go ...
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My iphone 4s is not being recognised by my itunes

I have just got the new iphone 4s and when I am trying to sync it with my itunes it is not being recognised. I have downloaded the new itunes twice so I am sure it is up to date. Does anyone have any ...
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How to save an iTunes Podcast to a USB stick?

I have downloaded WWDC 2010 podcast from iTunes. How can I find the Podcast file and save it to a USB Memory stick so people who doesn't have iTunes can play it using quicktime?
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Can someone else sign into my iTunes account to download my purchased apps?

I buy many apps and I'd like to let my little cousin use my account to download games I've purchased. Obviously Apple won't encourage accounts holders to share their accounts with relatives but ...
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How do I backup my complete iTunes library (to new a PC)?

I am currently using XP on my laptop, which has the iTunes library. I use it to sync my iPod/iPad. I am planning to buy a new laptop (Windows 7). How do I make the transition seamless to the new ...
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Can iTunes Match Sync Only Some Files

I'm debating purchasing iTunes Match to sync my music between my desktop, laptop and work computer. The only issue I have is that my laptop doesn't have enough space to download all the music I have ...
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How do I convince iTunes to play a podcast item I've manually replaced

I'm subscribed to a podcast which recently had two episodes listed with links to files which were only a few bytes big. I have no idea what went wrong on their end, but my copy of iTunes downloaded ...
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How can I download free music from the internet to itunes on the iphone/ipad without using a mac/pc?

There are loads of bands on the internet offering their music as free downloads on their websites. Either as zips or direct mp3 downloads. What ways are there for iphone/ipad users to get the music ...
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iTunes opens directly to music, not the store

When I open iTunes it opens directly to the store. How do I set iTunes to open to my music? Note: I am running Windows XP
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Can I plug my Iomega hard drive into my new BT Home Hub and access the tunes stored in it from my MacBook Pro wirelessly?

We have just acquired a BT home Hub router which has a USB socket. I have my music stored in an Iomega hard drive and normally plug this into the MacBook, which is a bit clumsy. ( I have told iTunes ...
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How do I make iTunes sync automatically when an iPhone, iPad or iPod is connected?

When iTunes is already running and I plug in my iPhone or iPad, the device appears correctly in iTunes but it doesn't sync automatically. I'm sure it always used to sync automatically on connection, ...
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You have changed the settings for the XXXX. Would you like to apply these changes?

I have 3 iPhones and 1 iPad. These devices are listed on the left column on my iTunes on the mac. Suppose I have the first iPhone selected on that column. Every time I select another one, I see this ...
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How do I unlock my iTunes account when my old e-mail is unavailable?

When I originally set up my iTunes account, I used an email address from my prior employer. I later moved my account to a personal rather than corporate email address and I have since changed jobs. ...
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Export and import data from iPhone after restoring with iTunes (or 3rd party apps)

I want to backup my iPhone to my Mac with iTunes, but the problem is I cannot backup because my iPhone needs to be wiped first but I have no backup data on my Mac and I don't know how to force it to ...
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iTunes asks to transfer purchased apps from iPhone even though app sync is off

A few weeks after iOS 5 came out, I disabled app syncing with my phone. I still sync my media with the computer. Today when I synced my phone, it asked to transfer purchases from my phone to my ...
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Properly sort multiple albums from one artist in a year in iTunes

I am trying to clean up as much of the metadata as I can in my iTunes Library. One issue I came across is albums from a band, where the band releases multiple albums in a year. While this doesn't ...
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How can I move photos from iPhone to my local disk?

This has me stumped. I have nearly 4GB of photos and videos on my phone, and I want to put them into my computer's pictures folder. I have opened Windows Explorer and found the photos in the weird ...
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Mini Lyrics Alternative For Mac

Have you guys seen the "mini lyrics" app for windows? It downloads the lyrics of the currently playing song and displays it on the screen. The great thing about it is that it highlights the current ...
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Why is the memory usage on my iPhone being reported incorrectly by iTunes?

I'm puzzled by what iTunes is reporting about my iPhone's memory usage: Clearly this doesn't quite add up, and it's hard to manage my memory use without having an accurate summary of what's really ...
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Remove backup on Windows PC iTunes

Now that iCloud is available, I don't need to backup my iPad to my Windows PC. Is it possible to remove backups from my PC or do I have to uninstall iTunes?
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iTunes on Windows 7 loses connection to other iTunes or Apple TV 2

I can start iTunes on my Windows 7 desktop, and can browse it from my Apple TV 2. It works fine for a while, then randomly in the middle of the movie I'm watching it completely loses the connection ...
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Will I lose previous purchases when I change country in iTunes

I lived in country A for a few years, and made a number of purchases on the iTunes store for that country. I have now moved to country B, and want to start using the iTunes store from country B. If I ...
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Is there a fast way to export podcast URLs from iTunes?

Is there an easy way to export all my subscribed podcast URLs in iTunes? I am trying to subscribe to the same podcasts on a non-Apple device (Zune used instead of iPhone when running) but having to ...
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iCloud Why Are Some Album Tracks Uploaded Instead of Matched

I know that iTunes Match is still in its infancy, but I'm having a weird occurrence. Most of my tracks are ripped from my CD collection. Albums that were all ripped in one batch, some of the tracks ...
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How to get iPhone device details when it is connected to a Windows machine?

I want to get the details (OS,version,UDID...) of the device (iPhone) when it is connected to a Windows machine. The only thing here is either using iTunes or another way. I want this done from ...
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Why does the menubar hide when I'm in iTunes?

Often when I'm using iTunes 10.4, the menubar will hide and show like the dock does when you set it that way. I don't know of any settings that allow for that to happen on the menubar. Is it a bug or ...
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How does a family with multiple idevices and multiple laptops share music and digital movie copies?

My wife and I both have our own laptops with our own iTunes accounts. Then we have a shared desktop. In the past, this was fine as all we had for iDevices was an iPod each. So we just managed our own ...
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How can I get iTunes to recognize my iPhone 4S again without having to re-configure all my apps?

I have an iPhone 4S that I have bought directly from Apple. I used iTunes on my very old (2006) Mac to set it up and do the initial sync. After that, I did an OTA firmware update and several OTA syncs ...
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How can I get tracks from another iTunes library onto my iPhone without wiping it?

I got a bunch of audiobooks on a different Mac then my own (to which I don't have access at the present moment). I want to get them onto my iPhone without erasing stuff from my iPhone. How can I do ...
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How can I share apps and music purchased on one apple ID between 7 devices?

I have: 1 Macbook Pro for office use 1 Macbook Air for personal travel use 1 Mac Mini to run my home theater system 1 iMac that my wife and kids use 1 iPad v1 for the kids to play with 1 iPad v2 for ...