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

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Prefer iPhone when synchronizing playlists between iTunes and iPhone

When synchronizing Playlists between iTunes and an iPhone, by default, the playlists of iTunes are preferred - even if the iPhone's change is more current. I prefer to change my playlists on the go on ...
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Adding songs without duplicate in iTunes?

Is there a way to add songs to iTunes and avoid make duplicates in the process ? I've a couple of macs and I want to merge all my songs on 1 mac and then be using home sharing... Is it possible to ...
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What is the best way to listen to music in my shower/bathroom from iTunes?

I have all of my music catalogged in iTunes, and have no intentions of changing the software I use to listen to it. Therefore, I came here to gain some advice on the easiest/cheapest way to listen to ...
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iTunes is sometimes “Connecting to Store” again and again

iTunes is showing this "Connecting to Store" alert. I know this is caused by the cover-search when I add new songs. But sometimes it happens when starting the app, it stucks and says "Connecting to ...
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iTunes fails to subsribe to a podcast

I am using iTunes 10.2 on Windows 7 32bit I am trying to subscribe to a video podcast (Tekzilla) and I am getting an error message. I've been trying to do that for a couple of days and I'm getting ...
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How to know which iOS apps are restricted to a country?

I'm actually using an US iTunes account, but I'm interested in switching my country to another (as people suggest here) to my original country to be able to use my credit card (with address in my ...
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How can I remove a folder from the itunes library

I added a folder (a network share) to the iTunes media library (File -> Add Folder to library). I didn't find a way I can undo this operation. What am I missing? how can I remove this folder from the ...
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iPod touch syncs to my new computer correctly - apart from my Apps. How to fix?

I have a 4th generation iPod touch. I used to sync it with my old Windows computer and everything worked fine. I then switched to a Mac, and followed a procedure for porting my iTunes library over. ...
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What is iTunesHelper?

In my account settings under Login there is an app called iTunesHelper. What does this app do? Can I remove it from the login apps without affecting iTunes, or will it be put back?
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My friend tried to gift me a video on iTunes but purchased by mistake: can he regift to me?

my friend tried to gift me a film in the iTunes store but he says that somehow he "received" it by mistake (his mistake, most likely). What are his options now. Can he :- a) Return the purchase b) ...
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imported mp3 ebook file is not shown in Books

I downloaded a mp3 file from author's site (not itune store or audible), and I found that the book is not in iTune's Library/Books section, but in iTune as a song. What is necessary to make the mp3 ...
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iPhone restarts whenever a call is made

I updated my iPhone yesterday and now whenever I take or make a call my phone restarts itself. It was updated via iTunes on my computer. Each phone call can last between 1 - 10 minutes. I've never ...
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Issues with document syncing between iOS and host computer [closed]

I had an app in my iphone which i recorded a meeting, (TSA) it said it was ready to sync to document folder. so I syncd and they all disappeared. Where is the document folder located? When itunes ...
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Is there a limit to how many iOS devices I can synch with iTunes?

I've heard about the 5 computer limit. I'm wondering if iOS devices are included in that or not.
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How can I do a Full Backup of my iTunes library (including Playlists and Album Art) to an external Hard Disk?

How can I backup my iTunes library (including album art and playlists) to an external Hard Disk 1? iTunes only seems to allow full backups to discs. FWIW, this is on a Win7 machine.
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transferring itunes

I recently bought a new macbook pro and it just came in (very excited). I want to wirelessly transfer my itunes library on my old mac to my new one.
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What certificates and/or files are needed to bypass iOS's passcode lock?

Some forensic tools like Lantern 2.0 allow the use of a passcode bypass file to get around the passcode lock on iOS 4.2 and later. This means that if someone has your device they can get around the ...
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Playlist not transferred in order

I created a smart playlist in itunes of songs with a playcount less than X, limiting to 3gb selected by album. This seems to work properly. When I sync with my 2nd generation ipod touch and look at ...
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can't download apps after “authorizing computer”

I recently synced my iPod touch(4th gen) for the first time and it asked me if I wanted to "authorize the computer"- I chose "yes" but now, I can't download apps(neither from my ipod nor from the ...
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How to change the location where iTunes stores backups of iPhones?

When I sync my iPhone 4 with my iTunes, the latter starts to make a backup before doing the actual sync. This backup often takes a lot of time to make, which is very annoying. What is even worse ...
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Error while connecting to computer

I restarted my ipad becasue cannot access to my email accounts, went off showing a no stop wheel and connect to my computer a message comes "unknown error QxE8000065
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iphone sleeps in recovery mode

i am trying to restore 4.3.1 custom firmware made by sn0wbrzee with expert mode. at the last moment of restore itunes shows 1015 error. so i try to reboot, but iphone not rebooted. at last I ...
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Syncing applications from iPhone to iTunes with multiple iTunes Store accounts

I purchased applications from multiple iTunes store accounts, and when I sync with iTunes they are removed from the device. What do I do in this situation?
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Can I use the new Apple TV without a TV to play my Mac's audio to my stereo?

I currently have an AirPort Express (Newest N version) that is connected to my AirPort Extreme Base Station via ethernet. I have no other use for it (printer, wifi extender, etc.) other than it being ...
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Downloading all App store purchases?

So there is no "good" way of seeing all my purchased items in iTunes (only the very cubersome "purchase history" screen). Is there, however, a way to download all my purchases to the computer? e.g. ...
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My iPhone 4 running on 4.2.1 and I was wondering if I could restore the phone?

My iPhone 4 running on 4.2.1 and I was wondering if I could restore the phone to the same firmware by dowloading the original firmware and holding SHIFT in iTunes and clicking restore???
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What's the most robust way to backup an iTunes library?

I have an iTunes library on my WinXP PC. This library includes tons of music, some podcasts, and a few T.V. shows. What's the best way to back up the whole iTunes library? Specifically: All ...
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Compare my iTunes library with the iTunes Store's

Is there a way to compare my iTunes library with the iTunes Store's library, so I can find what songs I'm missing by a particular artist? Ideally, I would be able to compare the Store and my Library ...
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Reinstalled my MacBook Pro, resync with iPad issues

I just wiped my MacBook Pro clean as part of my yearly reinstall habit. The problem is, now when I connect my iPad or iPhone, there is no really trivial way to sync my PDFs and ePubs back with the ...
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Songs stuck in Automatically Add To itunes folder

I use an mp3 tagger to fix my mp3 tags, and the tagger is set to move my tagged mp3s to the Automatically Add to iTunes folder. Then, iTunes usually copies the tracks to iTunes and organizes the ...
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Will iTunes recognize existing apps when it “overwrites” the apps on my iPhone?

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 and I just didn't bother about iTunes (anymore). Now I luckily found a way to transfer all my apps "back" to iTunes (see here), but now when I don't want to keep ...
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show current playing song (dj, genius, playlist etc) in library

When I hear a song playing in iTunes DJ or some other kind of playlist, I'd sometimes like to see which album it is from or even see which other albums I have by that particular artist. How can I do ...
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Keyboard shortcut to display music library in iTunes

So assuming that I'm in a playlist I'd like to be able to type a keyboard shortcut and then have my music library display on the main panel and then tab to the search bar and look for a song.
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Slow iOS app and firmware update downloads in iTunes

All my iOS related downloads (firmware updates and app downloads) are incredibly slow in iTunes. Right now, a single 70 MB app is an estimated 3 hours download making the transfer rate lousy 52 Kbit/s ...
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Can't see my downloaded app on iPad

I bought the Spark Radio app through iTunes and apparently it was downloaded, but I don't see the app on the iPad. How can I get the app I purchased to appear on teh iPad?
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What's the best way to deal with wmv files on iPad

I have bunch of training videos, mostly in .wmv format on my computer. Well, I tried to find a player in appstore to watch those videos right away, without converting them - I couldn't find any good ...
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Restore Things to iPhone from iTunes

I ended AT&T service with my iPhone, but would still like for it to be useful. When the service was ended, Things was in the process of being updated, and I deleted it from my iPhone (not iTunes) ...
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Original iTunes Library Gone, How to ReBuild Library On New Drive?

I have lost my original source itunes library music and files. However, I do have backup copies of everything on an external disk, I copied the original files and organization structure of the old ...
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How to sync music using other softs rather then iTunes

I use Ubuntu and every time I need to transfer music to my iPod Touch I need to start VirtualBox where I have WindowsXP especially installed for this occasion. Is there any easier way to ...
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iPad 2 stopped syncing with my MacBook, how do I fix it?

My iPad 2 has simply stopped syncing to iTunes. I can still sync my iPhone, but syncing iPad 2 has no effect at all. It creates a backup and then simply says that the sync is finished without doing ...
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Is there a way to display more metadata fields in the Finder list view?

If I view and sort files in a directory using Finder's list view I seem to be limited to a rather anaemic: Name Date Modified Size Kind Now, take an .mp3 file for example. There is potentially a ...
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How to clean up duplicates in iTunes library?

How do I remove duplicate songs from my iTunes library? Is there an easier way than just ⌘ Command + Click every other song in the list?
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iTunes videos on a different harddrive?

since the TED HD podcast and iTunesU my iTunes library is getting bigger and bigger and thus free space on my MacBook HD smaller and smaller. I'm getting an iPad2 soon and would like to sync my TV ...
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iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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How to transfer music from one iTunes library to another using shared library?

I would like to transfer music from one iTunes library to another but I tried to drag songs from local library to a shared library and it didn't work. Is it possible to do this transfer using just ...
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sync master apple lossless itunes library to slave AAC itunes library

I prefer to listen to my music on my laptop in Apple Lossless at home. On the go however AAC is fine, and a must, as I don't have enough space on my SSD. Itunes has the feature to automatically ...
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How to not pay for a song twice?

What is an easy way to move a song I bought from iPhone 3 to iPhone 4 to iPad? Do I need to move some files such as Mvx034f.mp3 over somewhere and rename it? I think the only other way is to let ...
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ITunes volume noticeably lower than browser volume

Can anyone think of a reason why (and a possible solution) the volume on my ITunes player is lower than other apps (like for example playing videos on youtube or music in grooveshark)?
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iTunes “Home Sharing” doesn't work with Apple Lossless files

I'm wondering whether anyone else has had problems with iTunes Home Sharing working with Apple Lossless formated audio files? I have iTunes 10.2.1 on both machines and it will not even start to ...
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How to copy MP3 files from my PC to my iphone?

How to copy MP3 files from my PC to my iphone? I have many Mp3 on my PC but some Mp3s I want to copy in iphone to listen from iphone. How to do that? I'm having itunes account and itunes software on ...