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

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Upgraded iTunes doesn't recognize iPod

I just updated my iTunes to 11.0.7 and plugged in my iPod touch. I clicked the iPod in iTunes and it said "eject" I pressed it then the iPod disappeared I plugged my iPod touch again but the iPod ...
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Is it possible to reduce memory usage by iTunes 11 on Mac?

I have iTunes 11.0.1 running on Mac OS 10.8.2 with quite a large music library, some podcasts and my iPhone connected. According to Activity Monitor, the iTunes process is taking 1.6 GB real memory, ...
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How to transfer music from one iTunes Library to another on the same computer?

I have a ton of music in my iTunes that is also on my iPhone. I want to take my kids' music off my iPhone and put it on another device (a nano) that my kids will use. My kids are young, so they can'...
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Extract iTunes Config from iPod

I recently had a hard drive failure on my laptop and I am in the middle of re-installing everything. I have hit a snag that I am at a loss how to fix. Basically, I have been backing up my music to a ...
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iTunes: show ALL artists

The artist list displays all artists that appear on at least one non-compilation album. Is there a preference somewhere to change that to display all artists, i.e. including those that only appear on ...
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Itunes “genres”

I manually changed the genres on some of my songs in my Itunes library to minimize the number of genres. I have found that after I add songs to my library and then sync them to my ipod, Itunes will ...
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AppleTV is not accessing the iTunes Store after updating software to version 5.2

Last night just as we were about to watch an already-rented movie, our AppleTV showed a notification that a software update was available, which my wife selected. After the update was completed, it ...
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How to put songs to my iphone from itunes without deleting songs in my iphone

I have a problem. My friend placed music in my iphone using his laptop recently. Unfortunately i want to put more song in my iphone using my computer. However, I cant sync my iphone to my comuputer ...
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How can I transfer iJoomer app to XCode iPhone simulator?

I downloaded iJoomer in iTunes, and I would like to transfer it into XCode's iPhone Simulator so I can run the app there. Is it possible to transfer an app from iTunes to the iPhone simulator? If so,...
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How can I transfer songs etc to iPod without access to iTunes account?

My stepdaughter has brought her iPod home with her. We would like to transfer some photos and songs from our computer onto her iPod, but her mother has it connected to her own iTunes account. Since ...
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Getting iTune to add remote items to library

I keep my music on a local Ubuntu server. Is there any way I can get iTunes to recognize the networked directory as part of its library?
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Deauthorizing a working computer: does the iTunes library need to be present?

I am shortly going to be reformatting a Windows computer that my wife uses for iTunes. She keeps her library and her library files on an external drive. This is her active library -- that is, it is ...
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Problem with downloading HD movies to Mac when syncing with iPad 3

I bought several HD movies using iPad3, however when I try to sync my iPad with MacBook Air (i7, 13", Mid2012) they are downloaded with much lower resolution to my Mac. I don't know also I this is ...
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Restoring past purchases from different country

I recently moved countries, and have purchases associated on my iTunes account. Once I moved countries, I changed the country on my Apple ID to my new country. However, after using a store card on ...
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Stop my Mac from downloading Apple TV content

I have an Apple TV where I subscribe to Seasons for various shows and watch them on my TV. The problem is that my Mac is also downloading the same, storing it on the hard drive. These are very ...
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Stream iTunes music to many PCs and/or Macs at the same time

Let me explain what I am trying to achieve. Everyone in the office listens to different music in his/her own iTunes with their own headphones so they do not bother anyone. The thing is, I want to ...
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iTunes 11 Mini Player disappeared off screen

I accidentally dragged the iTunes 11 Mini Player off screen (near the OS X menu bar) and it disappeared. Showing all windows on the screen didn't help, the player window is nowhere to be seen. ...
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How do I copy music to my iPhone using iTunes 11?

I've always managed my iPhone/iPad/iPod Manually, I recently updated to iTunes 11 and now I can see no way to get my music onto my device. I used to be able to just drag songs from my library to my ...
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iTunes one account with multiple users

I am a mum with 2 children. I have had an iTunes account for myself and have now attached my kids new iPods to that account as they are too young to have their own accounts/ids. My question is; Is ...
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iTunes 11 doesn't include words between parentheses for search

Today I found out that when searching in iTunes, it doesn't include words in songtitles that are between parentheses. I have lots of remixed songs and they always mention the artist between ...
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How do I play selected albums in iTunes 11

This was absurdly easy in iTunes 10. I select a Playlist (generally a smart one) I command click albums. I want to play those albums. Further I may want to be able to play songs within those ...
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How to authorize a new computer to Play but not to Purchase in iTunes

My need is to authorize one more computer in my family to play my content bought on iTunes. I understood this is possible up to 5 computers. The way to do this seems to be to authorize the computer by ...
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Where are the commercials coming from in itunes and how to remove them?

I updated iTunes to v.11.0.1, and now when I play my music from my hard drive, randomly in between songs, there are commercials from 1.FM. This is very annoying! How can I get rid of this?
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Extract Camera Roll from iTunes backup

I had to restore a friend's iPod because they forget their passcode and they lost their camera roll. I can't restore FROM a backup, as the backup has the forgotten passcode on it. Anyways, on my Mac ...
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How to fix iTunes wrong song time?

My mp3 in iTunes shows a time of about 20 minutes, when it really have about 5 minutes. The VLC Player and the Windows Media Player shows the correct time for the same file, what's wrong with my ...
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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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Possible to use iTunes, Airport Express, and Apple Remote together?

I have: A large music collection in Itunes on my Mac A nice set of speakers in another room An iPhone I know that it's possible to control iTunes on my Mac with the Apple Remote app on my iPhone (...
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Problems syncing purchased music from iPad to Mac iTunes

I have purchased music on the iPad but it does not appear in the "bought" section on my Mac's iTunes. It doesn't make any sense! Everything is fully updated (except for my Mac's OS which is OS X Lion)...
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Store movies/tv shows from iTunes on external drive

I'd like to store only movies and tv shows on my external drive. I don't mind keeping my music on my built-in drive. Is there a way to set iTunes so that it only looks for the videos rather than all ...
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Does iTunes balance transfers when you change country?

I noticed there is an option to change country in iTunes (after I signed in). Does the iTunes account balance transfer from the current country to new country? Where is the currency exchange rate (...
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Remote app doesn't work

After I key in the code for pairing the remote app on iTunes, the app just shows "Looking for ..." for a long while, then says "could not find". After that, the library seems to appear on the ...
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How to move not copy files into iTunes

I have a folder containing all my Music, Movies etc. This contains various formats of music file, including some that iTunes cannot play (i.e. flac and oggs) but a lot of mp3s. I'd like to have ...
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Why do I have to restore the iTunes Library folder permissions every time I update iTunes?

Every time there is an iTunes update, the permissions of my iTunes Library directory change. Is there a way to prevent this?
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iTunes 11 doesn't remember to show cloud purchases

On this particular computer, I use iTunes 11 only with my cloud purchases – I don't have any music stored locally. Very often (but not always), when I launch iTunes, it comes up with an empty library ...
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Can't rate apps/music/etc in iTunes or App Store

I'm unable to rate anything in either iTunes, the Mac app store, or the iOS app store. If I rate an app 5 stars (or anything else), and then return to the search results, then go back to the app page ...
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Can you export/capture the contents of a Genius Mix?

In iTunes, I know you can save a Genius Playlist, and you can see a few songs ahead in a Genius Mix by looking at Up Next, but is there any way to actually save a Genius-Mix-generated playlist? Or is ...
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Changing Apple ID on iPhone - how is non-iTunes data affected?

My sister's iPhone had been irreversibly damaged. When she got a new one some time later, she had forgotten her Apple ID's password and created a new one. I managed to reset the password just ...
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iPad: Using iTunes to restore causes automatic sync?

I had a iPad mini(miniA) several months ago, and I got a new iPad mini(miniB) recently. On miniB's first run, when I was asked whether to set it up as a new device or restore from a backup, I chose to ...
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How to download contacts from iPhone to Mac?

I was able to do a backup of the phone using iTunes, but how do I see and access the contacts? Do I need to import them into Address Book? Is there a better way to download contacts from iPhone to ...
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Rebuilding iPhoto library causes issues with iTunes photo sync

I recently had a nasty problem with my iPhoto library that I corrected by rebuilding it. This restored missing/corrupted photos and fixed several other inconsistencies, so iPhoto is working properly ...
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iTunes Match: What do these symbols mean in iTunes?

I've noticed that on some compilations I own, the following can be seen: According to this question the two symbols mean "Duplicate" and "Available for Download". Why would iTunes do this? It ...
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Does iTunes remember what I listened to and when?

iTunes has a field named "Last Played" that tells me when I last played a track; is there any way of finding out all the songs I listened to on a particular date? I'm using iTunes 11 under OS X 10.6.8....
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After syncing laptop to iPad, photo drop down tab no longer visible with iTunes version 11.0.1

After syncing my laptop (Windows XP) with my iPad and selecting my iPad under Devices on the left hand side, there is no photos heading any longer. I have menu headings (tabs) for "Summary", "Info", "...
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iTunes 11 Stuttering During Playback

I have a 2011 generation Macbook Pro, upgrade to 16gb RAM and a 128gb SSD drive - running Mountain Lion and iTunes 11. During playback (approximately 20 times per song) it stutters, stops playing ...
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Create playlists for full albums in iTunes (i.e. albums with all songs)

How could I create playlists for all of the albums in iTunes for which I have all of the songs? Assume that track number & track count metadata is accurate where specified, and don't worry about ...
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In iTunes 11, is it possible to show the genre of an album in Artist view?

In iTunes 11 I use the artist view. In artist view, I see the artists on the very left, then the album covers and the track multi-columned at the right side of the cover. Is it possible to also show ...
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How to unlock iTunes account when prompted for my old e-mail address

This question was locked in an older post, however there was no resolution to the problem. I had a similar issue and was able to resolve it in the following manner with the help of the Account ...
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Drag music to iTunes from network, don't copy (keep network link)?

I swear I've done this before, but either I am forgetting something or the behavior of iTunes 11 changed: In the past I've only kept about a dozen or so albums on my local (work) computer, but I have ...
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Location of Message Attachments in iOS 6 Backup?

I'm trying to get all my Messages (not E-Mail) and connected attachments out of a iOS 6 backup. I know there are tools like Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes but they are not cheap and I'm trying ...
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itunes software upgrade not syncing music

I made the mistake of upgrading itunes software and when I plugged in my iphone 4 it erased all of my music. I have since tried to resync but it is stuck on the 2nd song copy and I cant seem to figure ...