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

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Iphone 5 can't restore even when using DFU mode

I got this AT&T iphone 5 purchased overseas for 800 dollars plus tax. As soon as I got it, I tried to restore it to bypass the activation screen required by at&t. But restoring didn't go ...
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how to prevent music on iPhone from automatically syncing songs to iTunes

I've created an iTunes library - around 1000 songs. My wife has an iPhone and has downloaded her own music to it. She recently connected the iPhone to our home computer (where my iTunes library ...
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Manage multiple devices automatically?

I am a music fanatic, with well over a terabyte of music stored in iTunes. I also have an iPhone, an iPod, and an iPad, each with a different storage size. While I can only put about 10 gigs of ...
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sync all contacts between devices

Ok, I got an iPhone & iPad, only I use two different libraries on iTunes. I got Google installed on both devices (plus desktop). But for some reasons only part of my contacts are on the iPhone, ...
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Why can't I restore apps to iPhone 5 from 4s?

I recently upgraded from an iPhone 4s to iPhone 5. How do I transfer all my apps to the new iPhone 5? I have tried two times without success: First attempt: From iTunes, make "a full backup" of the ...
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Using “Stop Time” option prevents play count from being updated

Im using the option to stop a song at specific time. However I realised that the Play Count does not update when this option is applied. Following the issue from iTunes 11 where play counts do not ...
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iTunes doesn't respond when I try to manually add a movie to my iPad

I recently upgraded iTunes and my iPad to the latest versions. (You can deduce the version from the timestamp of this question.) Now, when I try to manually add a video to my iPad by manually dragging ...
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Can I “play higher rated songs more often” in iTunes 11?

After upgrading to iTunes 11, I miss the "Play higher rated songs more often" feature available in iTunes DJ from previous versions. Is there a simple way to restore this feature? I used to use a ...
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Where do I change the default iTunes U download settings?

I want to change the default settings for iTunes U in iTunes 11. I can not find anything however relating to podcasts or iTunes U in the preference window. Now I need to change the Episodes to keep ...
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How can I fix my music library?

I upgraded to iTunes 11 and it destroyed my entire music library in one fell swoop. After the upgrade to 11, many of my mp3 files got moved to Unknown Album folders. If I looked at the files in ...
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I've got one iPod touch, but two iTunes accounts on two separate computers

When I first joined iTunes (just a month or two ago) I made a new Apple ID and iTunes account. My sister had an Apple ID/iTunes account that my mother, sister, and brother used for their devices, but ...
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How to circumvent a forgotten encrypted iPhone local backup password?

I forgot my Encrypt Local Backup password for iPhone4S. I tried to transfer contacts, photos, etc. to my new iPhone5 through iTunes with operation "restore from backup" but it always asks for a ...
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Double clicking the title bar of iTunes 11 does not minimize the window

With Mac applications I can double click on the title bar of the application and then it will minimize. iTunes 11 lost this behaviour. Is there a way to restore it? I'm on OSX 10.6.8 and using ...
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How to syncing iPad with iTunes?

I bought some songs on iTunes with my iPad and want to transfer those songs onto my iTunes on my computer. If I sync my iPad with the iTunes account on my computer, it will just erase whatever on ...
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How is continuous play with song cues in mixtapes handled in iTunes?

The question relates to something similar to cue sheets in iTunes that from my understanding is not available. However if I were to buy a continuous play DJ mix from the iTunes store it must be ...
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Getting Music NOT purchased from iTunes, from an old computer to new computer

I am trying to get my music NOT purchased from itunes into a new itunes/computer (the music I purchased from iTunes is on the new computer). i authorized it but keep getting an error message that says ...
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Exporting iPod Touch library

I have an iPod Touch 4th generation running on iOS 4. For various reasons, I don't have a copy of all my songs on my computer running Windows 7 with iTunes 11. Is there a way to export my whole ...
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Does iTunes sync Volume Adjustment and other per song settings?

Does iTunes sync per song settings like Volume Adjustment, EQ, and Start-Stop times?
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Using simple copy and paste to get the song list out of the new itunes 11

Before iTunes 11, I was able to simply select my view options for the playlist, highlight my songs, hit copy, and paste them into a blog post. Now, with iTunes 11, it seems I am unable to do ...
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iTunes Sync - Manually Control

How do I control iTunes Sync to control exactly what I would like to upload to my iPhone or iPad? Note: I am running iOS 5 on the phone, and iOS 6 on the iPad.
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Purchased/Rented movie is not played

I have purchased/rented a movie (SD) and it is not playing... I have downloaded 1GB and the alert "ready to play" does not appear. Besides this, a doubleclick opens the Quicktime window and the player ...
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Is it possible to sync music and podcasts between an iPhone and Mac, but exclude Apps?

The standard sync function seems to sync applications between my iPhone and Mac (That is, the applications seem to end up on my Mac.) I don't understand the point of this: they can't be run on the ...
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iTunes 11 and original Apple TV - TV Shows

Having updated to iTunes 11; when I try to synch TV show to ATV the left hand list will not scroll down below the 'F' category? It works perfectly on Movies, Podcasts, Music and Photos. However, on ...
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Unable to Turn iTunes Match Off

I Have some mp3 files in my iTunes library that will not go through iCloud, i.e., the cloud icon has a line through it. When I disable iTunes Match on the pull down menu, iTunes still has "iTunes ...
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iTunes 11 does not sync apps updated OTA

With earlier versions of iTunes, if I updated an app OTA, the next time I synced my phone, iTunes would download the new version to my local library. However, this does not happen anymore. I have to ...
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Is there a way to “uncheck” songs on my iphone?

I have many audiobooks in my itunes, some of which are in their appropriate place, but some of which are categorized as songs. I've moved them all to playlists and unchecked them in itunes so that ...
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Change Default Artwork in iTunes 11

How do I change the default artwork for an artist in iTunes 11?
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How can I keep Voice Memos out of Music in iTunes?

I like the fact that sync downloads voice memos to my Macbook Pro. But I do not like the fact iTunes includes my voice memos in my general music library. It's a bit goofy to be listening to my music ...
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Can I have iTunes 11 revert to filtering by word instead of phrase?

The filter/search in previous iTunes worked on a word-based matching system. If each of the words matched anywhere in the song info (title, artist, genre, etc) then a song was returned. It appears ...
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iTunes 11 does not record Play Counts anymore?

I was playing an album the other day and noticed that none of the songs being played are incrementing their play count. I am running iTunes 11.0 and would like play counts to work like before. What ...
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How to fade out/in in iTunes?

Even in iTunes 11, there is no fade out when pausing playback or fade in when starting playback. How can I achieve this?
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Is there a (working) iTunes 11 “search” shortcut?

The Help Topics say that Ctrl+Alt+F should go to the search field, but it don't here. I'm on Windows 7, with iTunes 11. Is there a shortcut for the search? (I really don't like to have to use the ...
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iTunes 11 - View Selected Songs' Playtime

After upgrading to iTunes, I can't seem to find a way to know how much time the selected songs take to play. This used to be at the bottom of every window of iTunes. The only way I can find this now, ...
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How do I prevent my iMac from sleeping while media is being played or streamed?

I know this problem has been around for a while. With the release of Mountain Lion Macs got the bad habit of falling to sleep when they are not used by a human. My iMac falls to sleep when I walk ...
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How can I quickly play the selected song in iTunes, without playing the rest of the album?

When no music is playing and when a song in album view is selected, how can I quickly play this song, but only this song, and not the following songs in the album? I found out you could use Up Next ...
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How do I configure a Smart Playlist to show songs not in other Playlists?

I have a ton of songs that I classify in named playlists, and would like to have an easier way of knowing if a song has been previously classified or not. The thought occurred to me to make a Smart ...
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Iphone 5 restore failed. Iphone in recovery mode only

I've tried to restore my iphone 5 with itunes (installed newest version 64 bit on windows 7) and it gave me error. I clicked the website and didn't write down error code. On the website there was ...
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iTunes media quality and DRM? [closed]

Finally iTunes Store has come to Russia so I have multiple questions that I can't find the answers actual in Q4 2012 and I pretty new to some special Apple services. Which quality have media ...
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Two laptops authorized to play my iTunes library; what can each laptop see?

There are two computers authorized to play my iTunes library; one is my main laptop and I sync my iPhone and iPad to this. The second laptop is an old one which I gave to a friend when I upgraded. I ...
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Standby during playback since iTunes 11

Since I upgraded to iTunes 11, my iMac (27", 2011) goes to sleep during playback to my Apple TV. This didn't happen before the upgrade, so it has to be related to the upgrade. Does anyone what I could ...
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Why is iTunes photo sync showing separate event for each photo?

I am syncing photos through iTunes to my iphone but I am seeing 40 events with the same date show in the Events selector. The same photos are included within a single event in iPhoto. How can i get ...
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Fails to upload song and starts back at Step 1

I just added two songs to iTunes. They are long songs (60 minutes long) and are about 150 MB each. (The iTunes Match limit per song is 200 MB.) I added them to iTunes, and when Match tried to upload ...
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What makes autofill not appear as a sync option in iTunes 11?

I’m unable to use Autofill to add songs in iTunes 11 and I’d really like to use it. Following the help guide in iTunes, it says I should be able to see an “Autofill from” pop-up menu at the bottom of ...
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Search for contents inside connected iPod

Within iTunes 11 on Windows, they removed one of my favorite features from iTunes 10 : Searching for music within a connected iPod For example, when listening to music that is on my iPod via iTunes, ...
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iTunes music sync clarification

Can someone clarify what these different synch settings in iTunes (v11) actually mean: What is the difference between "sync only checked songs and videos" in the "Summary" tab of the iPhone and "Sync ...
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Why does my iTunes 11 won't work on os x lion 10.7?

When I open my iTunes it will say iTunes cannot open because of an item Process: iTunes [3382] Path: /Applications/iTunes.app/Contents/MacOS/iTunes Identifier: ...
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How do I delete podcasts in iTunes without deleting them from my iPod?

I'm running into a sync behavior that I need to find a way around. Here's how it worked before (in iTunes 10): Using iTunes, I would download a podcast from the internet onto my computer. In ...
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Transferring m4v files using new iTunes

Since the new version of iTunes I can't figure out how to sync my Teaching Co. lectures (m4v) that I'd downloaded onto my computer. They seem to copy to the iTunes on my iMac, but they do not sync to ...
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“The iTunes library file cannot be saved. A folder was specified instead of a file.” …what?

I just updated to iTunes 11. Now I get this error: Huh? Some Googling turns up people with this problem in iTunes 7 & 8. That was a while ago. They suggested various things, including ...
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ITunes not showing iPad apps

After latest iTunes (11.0) upgrade there is no sidebar where devices are supposed to appear. How do I rearrange the apps on my iPad2 via iTunes now?