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

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Where does OS X Lion save data from my iPhone backups?

Where does OS X Lion save all the information it copies when making backups of my iPhone 4? Specifically, I'm looking for where my contacts, photos, music are. I can not find them in the 'Application ...
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gruping albums in itunes

I just cant find a way to group albums, I have my albums in an external hardrive organized in folders like "albums from when I was back in highschool" or "albums my dad recomended", that sort of thing....
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iPod Classic Playlist To Shuffle Through Tracks I Want to Listen To?

I have some smart playlists defined thus: designed with the goal of being able to shuffle through all my podcasts and various other audio that I want to listen to. This works splendidly in ...
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During an iTunes sync, are MacBooks prevented from going into sleep mode?

I want to know this as I sometimes leave my iPhone unattended while syncing and I want to make sure that there's no cut off to the iPhone sync.
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How to stream from iTunes(on iMac) to iphone/ipad on same network, at the same time?

I can use the Remote app to control what is currently playing on the iMac, but is there a way to stream the audio so that it is playing out through the iMac AND the ipad/phone in parallel?
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How to install iTunes 10.7 on OS X 10.5.8

I have OS X 10.5.8 on a 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Mac, and I need to install iTunes 10.7 but it won't let me. I need to connect my iPad 4 and iPod nano to iTunes but it won't allow me unless I can ...
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How do I get my iPod touch (1st gen) out of a recovery mode boot loop?

I restored my iPod touch 1G and when it rebooted after completing restore, it got stuck showing the iTunes logo. I tried two different methods of exiting the recovery mode as explained at How To Fix ...
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iTunes MiniPlayer replacement

I finally was forced to upgrade to iTunes 11 in order to upgrade my iPhone's operating system. I think I can get a reasonable replacement to iTunes DJ with smart playlists, but the one thing that is ...
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Recovering a locked iPod Touch

My kid has an iPod touch that has locked from too many attempts to enter the passcode for 22 million seconds. He did this before and I connected to iTunes and it successfully unlocked it. However, I ...
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software update is stuck on “less than a minute”

since 10.8 was installed on my mac, when i try to update itunes, or airport utility, it always gets stuck on "installing - less than a minute". then i have to shut the computer from the power button ...
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Unable to uncheck the “Encrypt Backup” box, in iTunes 11

I am running iTunes 11, and have just plugged in my iPad 2 (running iOS 6.1.2) in. I would like my back-ups to be unencrypted, but I can't uncheck the check box that would allow me to, as you can see ...
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Include entire album in Smart Playlist if one song matches criteria

Is it possible to somehow build a smart playlist that deals in albums rather than individual songs? IE, Find all songs without album art. Sometimes songs without album art are in an album where the ...
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How do I enable cover flow in iTunes 11?

I just installed iTunes 11 and I cant seem to find any place to activate the cover flow. Did they remove it? Can I re-enable it? If I can't, does anyone know of a way to downgrade with out ...
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Is there a way to force iTunes to reset volume levels for audio tracks?

I have around 17000 tracks and I think quite a few of them are leveled improperly, is there a way to have iTunes do it again? I have iTunes Match, is this going to cause problems?
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Can I use 2 different Apple IDs with a single install of iTunes?

I just got an iPhone 5 at work, and have discovered the only way to get a different ringtone on the device is via iTunes. However, work will not allow iTunes to be downloaded to Corporate PCs. I ...
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The volume control on my iPhone 4S is not responding after update to iOS 6.1.2

After downloading music from iTunes, audio suddenly stops and become uncontrollable with volume controls.
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iTunes downloads through manager

When I download iTunes apps, music, etc.. content, the download speed fluctuates a lot and usually falls to around 64kbps. This is very impractical and time-consuming. Whereas, if I download other ...
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How to create playlist from Up next songs in iTunes?

How to create playlist based on Up next songs in iTunes? Even better- how to save playlist you are currently playing, based on your history + Up next?
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There is a problem with your iPod

Tried connecting my iTouch version 3.1.3 to iTunes but itunes gives me following error: There is a problem with your iPod.
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Random songs appearing in my iTunes music library after activating iTunes Match

After enabling iTunes match, my library is cluttered with hundreds of tracks which I don't own / haven't downloaded. They have the "cloud" icon on them which makes me think they are either from iTunes ...
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How do I stop Apple from offering me iTunes 11 as a software download in OS X

I don't want to disable Apple software update, I just want to prevent myself from accidentally overwriting my iTunes 10 with a working Party Shuffle/iTunes DJ with the new iTunes 11. I have iTunes 11 ...
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Startup iTunes to Shared Library / Home Sharing

I've enabled iTunes Home Sharing on 2 Macs, and I want the remote iTunes to start up directly to the shared library instead of the default local library and manually selecting "Shared Library". Much ...
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How to display more than 100 podast on the list?

Since I've downloaded iTunes 11, I noticed that when I click on list, its only display the last 100 podcasts download, they are still in my computer because when I click on podcast I can see the ...
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In iTunes Store, how can you view the full name?

When I'm looking in the store (iTunes U, specifically), many of the titles are cut off, ending in "..." I thought the standard "hold the cursor over the text" would show a little window with the ...
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why does my Apple TV (1st gen) not show up in iTunes

I cannot connect my ATV to iTunes (10.7.(21)). No ATV is shown in the device list, nor is there an Apple tab in the iTunes preferences. ATV gives me a 5-digit number to enter in iTunes - but where??? ...
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Restore failed iphone 5 from iPhone 3G

I've just got iphone 5 and I wanted to restore it with my iPhone 3G information (mainly SMS). I try to restore it with iTunes by clicking the backup I had from my iPhone 3G but it says gives me an ...
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Purchased an entire season of a show, but newest episodes are requesting payment of $2.99

We purchased 'How I met your mother, Season 8' through iTunes. and this worked well for Episodes 1-14, however episodes 15 and 16 are not viewable, and are requesting to be purchased for $2.99/ea. ...
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iTunes keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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Music synced with iTunes has a very low volume on iPhone?

I noticed that recently when I sync my music from iTunes to the iPhone, the volume of the music is very very slow. For example, I can barely hear it while biking on the street, or if I'm in noisy ...
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Small Circle Beside Check Box When Syncing Music To IPod 5th Gen

I have tried to sync about 15 songs to my iPod since I updated my iTunes and every song has just shown up on my iPod's music list on the computer slightly greyed, and a small circle symbol appeared to ...
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How do I ensure smooth video and music playback without breaks?

I'm using a MacBook Pro from 2011 with 4 GB RAM and I'm experiencing problems with music playback in iTunes (music stops and starts periodically) and video playback does the same. I've read many ...
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Rebuilding Itunes Music library

I've just reinstalled my Win 7 but had some issues when I tried to re-install Itunes the first time (folder permission ones I couldn't easily overcome initially), so decided to uninstall it and ...
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How can I change the metadata of my songs all at once?

I have a bunch of songs for which I'd like to change the metadata (really just want to change capitalization for all of them). I'm not changing a field in all songs to one value, so selecting them all ...
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Added music not showing neither in the library, nor in the recently added

I've got a 1040 MP3s to add to iTunes (not bought before). I dragged them to the iTunes window, it processed/copied something (only 953, huh, why?), they even appeared in the iTunes Media/Music ...
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Apple TV Home Videos

I'm considering importing my home videos into my iTunes library so I can easily access them over any device in the house. The one problem I'm seeing is when I add home movies, and I have them labeled ...
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How to backup iPhone without first deleting all data?

So I bought a new iPhone 5 64GB and I enabled iCloud backup. For a while now it has not been able to backup my iPhone, since the 5GB of iCloud storage quickly ran out. I didn't feel like upgrading my ...
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Tracks listed under “Manually Added Songs” continue to re-appear

When syncing music to an iPhone, iTunes give you the option to drag individual tracks to a section labeled "Manually Added Songs" to add them to the device (as opposed to adding all tracks of an ...
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How can I use iCloud with 2 different apple ID's?

My problem is that my dad has an iPad and I have an iPhone. He uses a different apple id for his own iPad and I use my own for my own iPhone. I do have home sharing and have them linked to the same ...
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Cleaned hard drive, reinstalled OSX- now all my iTunes purchased music is gone

When I try to download already purchased songs I get this message: Will I be charged once more if I click "Buy"? Ps. When I click "Check for available downloads" I just get the message Psps. It ...
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Can an iPhone backup folder be retrieved after deletion on Windows?

I accidentally deleted my iPhone backup file from the backup folder. Where are other places a backup could be stored for someone using Windows and iTunes?
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Where is my download from iTunes?

I purchased 'Chris Hardwick Mandroid' SD Movie on iTunes. I see it in Finder, and I see it in my Recently Added playlist... but I don't see it in my list of Movies or TV Shows on iTunes. First ...
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How created watched folder with Automator to auto import new files into itunes?

I was wondering if someone could help me with this. This what I'd like to do: File is downloaded into Folder A, it is automatically imported into itunes and then moved to folder B. This happens ...
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How can I change calendar/contacts sync setting for iPhone?

I recently upgraded to iTunes 11.0.1.12. When I plug my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.1.1) into the computer, I noticed that under the "Info" tab, "Sync Contacts" and "Sync Calendars" don't have any options ...
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How to convert my music to ringtones for the Iphone 5 [duplicate]

I am trying to convert some of my favourite music files to ringtones on my iPhone 5. It has been pretty confusing maneuvering iTunes to do so, so I'm looking for a much easier way to do so. I connect ...
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Can't restore my Notes

I've updated my iPhone 4 to iOS 6.1 today. I made a clean restore in order for it to be as fast and clean as possible, without any junk leftovers. The problem is that while I was able to restore all ...
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How to sort albums in years and artists

I am a iTunes novice :( I have various songs and albums on my itunes and would like to get into some kind of order. My question is: Can I sort out all the albums from one artist into ascending years ...
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Error 2009 when restoring iPhone

I have a jailbreaked iPhone 4 and I updated from version 5 to v6 in wifi. The screen shows only the recovery mode, but when I connect it to iTunes, it detects the iPhone but needs to update it. When ...
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Memory used on Ipod Classic that will not delete

I have an Ipod Classic 160G that I just bought. I uploaded my itunes library to it but for whatever reason it did not work. I then restored it to factory to delete these songs and retried. The new ...
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iTunes Home Sharing from an Ethernet-connected PC to a MacBook over WiFi

I have an AirPort Extreme that manages my wireless network at home. My MacBook connects to this wireless network. I’m thinking of getting a PC and connecting it to the AirPort Extreme using an ...
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How to easily delete duplicates from iTunes

Over the years I've accumulated a fairly large iTunes library, with a number of duplicates (for instance, I have compilation CDs which have some songs I already had from the original CD, etc.). Is ...