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

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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 ...
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How to avoid auto starting playback when importing playlist in iTunes library

Whenever i import a large folder into iTunes i have the problem that if in one of the subfolders there is a playlist, it will auto start playing. How can i prevent this?
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Mail account sync via iTunes not working

I recently switched from Sparrow.app back to Mail.app and added a whole bunch of accounts. Now I am trying to sync them with my iPhone 5 via iTunes 11, since I am everything but keen on adding them ...
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Is there a way to force iTunes 11 to update tags?

Is there any way to force iTunes 11 to rescan the music library and update the information for any tags that have been changed outside of iTunes? I know that selecting a single track and then 'Get ...
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Convert ALAC to aac 128k with all metadata intact

I have about 300 gigs of ALAC files (m4a container) with well groomed metadata, album art, etc. (Original source: CD rips with dbPowerAmp). I want to convert my music library to 128kbps AAC (still m4a)...
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Apple ID and registration of a new device

I created a new Apple ID for my iPad. I did everything on the iPad. Now when I connect it to iTunes on my Mac, it asks to register my device and does not allow me to use the ID I created for it. ...
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Backing Up iTunes 11 Library

All the articles I've read suggest that the correct technique to make a local backup of my iTunes 11 library is to: Connect the pertinent device (iPod) Go to the Summary Tab Click "Backup Now" and ...
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Transfer music from iPod touch to computer

I know there are programs I can download to do this but I have done it before without them. After about an hour of searching I still can't find how I did it. I have Hidden files enabled. "Enable Disk ...
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Where is the error message for a failed podcast download?

I am running iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion, and I am subscribed to several podcasts. All of them work except one: With that one, new episodes are found, but every time I try to download one I get an ...
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iTunes Match restarts on step 3 when trying to upload files

When I add new songs to iTunes and Match needs to upload them (on step 3), it restarts back to step 1. So it gets stuck in an infinite loop by reaching step 3, trying to upload but failing, then ...
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How do I resolve duplicate “in the cloud” songs in iTunes 11?

When I installed iTunes 11, for some reason it re-downloaded all my purchased "in the cloud" songs even though they were already in my library. So now I have duplicate songs, one that matches the ...
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Show only imported files in iTunes

I'm new to iTunes and I don't like that it lists all files ever played in the categories "Songs" or "Albums" for example. I only have a few albums on my mac, but I have listened to a lot of stuff, ...
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Show more than 20 songs in Up Next (iTunes)?

Currently it is only possible to view the next 20 tracks in Up Next, how does one increase this to 100?
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Decrypt iPod Music Files

I recently moved computers and don't have all my music in my iTunes (and honestly don't need it there anymore). I have all my music on my iPod and while I know how to get the music files off of it, ...
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I can't re-download a song with iTunes on my PC or iPhone

I bought an album yesterday from iTunes on my PC, downloaded it, and synced it with my iPhone. When I later tried to play the songs on the phone, I noticed that they wouldn't play at all. I also ...
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Manually managing songs and deleting from playlist

I want to be able to delete songs off my iPhone by swiping in the Music.app. I know having 'Manually Manage songs' lets you delete songs without them returning after you re-sync everything, but I want ...
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How do I correct wrong iTunes play counts?

The play count in my iTunes library has somehow become incorrect. It shows some songs as never been played while I know that I have played them many times before. These songs do still have a "last ...
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Editing info.plist of .ipa files renders app unable to run

I'm trying to edit some values of an info.plist file that is located in an .ipa file. First, I open the .ipa in Winrar and drag the info.plist to the desktop. Here, I edit the file using the Properly ...
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Spotlight search iTunes Match

Back before I used iTunes Match, I enjoyed being able to search my library via spotlight. Now it seems that this doesn't work anymore. I guess this is because the music is not stored locally, but ...
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Can I get iTunes to show all songs with an error status?

I'm using iTunes Match on my computer, but I have some titles in my library that are missing the actual media. Here is my process: convert a cd to mp3 put an album in my iTunes iTunes Match makes ...
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Can iTunes sort games by OS version?

Bought an iPod Touch for my son which I then discovered is a 2nd gen which doesn't support lots of apps and games. Currently I either have to try downloading a game to see if it fails or read the ...
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Sharing iTunes account with separate game center accounts

We have a family iTunes account. My son wants to have his own Clash of Clans game on his iPod, so we created his own Apple ID and he logged into Game Center from his iPod with the new ID to download ...
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Itunes Library main vs shared

I recently moved by itunes library from my pc to an external hard drive and updated to itunes 11.0. After doing this, when I click on my music I can see two separate libraries. One is just under ...
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How to backup iPhone by iTunes?

I'm new to iTunes and everything doesn't make sense for me. I need to do backup of contacts, photos and music on my iPhone. I've tried to follow several manuals how to do backup on my Windows PC but ...
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Removing all IPA files not in iTunes?

I currently have have 692 IPA files on my Windows 7 machine, but only 598 IPA files actually in my Applications section of iTunes I'm guessing this is a result of me pressing the wrong key when ...
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Opening a new iTunes window for my apps (Windows 7)

I've currently got around 700 apps installed on my desktop PC, and 500 installed on my iPad. I'm trying to remove all of the apps from my iTunes library that aren't on my PC, but it seems the only ...
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Download from iTunes to iPod without deleting songs already on iPod

How do I download songs to my iPod Shuffle without deleting the songs that are already on it? When I try to download songs, it gives me this message: Are you sure you want to remove existing ...
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Bought a movie on Apple TV 2. Can't play on computer

My Apple TV 2 is configured to use my single iTunes account. When I use my Macbook Pro to login into that account in iTunes, I can't play a move I bought (and can play) on the Apple TV. I get this ...
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How do I find out what computers I have authorized?

I just authorized iTunes against a laptop and I was expecting it to be my third of five computers authorized on my iTunes account. But iTunes said it was the fourth. How do I find out what machines ...
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How to synchronize new Notes from iPad to Mac

I upgraded my iTune to iTune 11, and no longer find the option to synchronize note. I do not like to use iCloud (no WiFI or Cellular), but cannot figure a way to synchronize (or download) the note on ...
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All my music has been deleted off my phone, and I don't know how to get it back! [closed]

I put all my music on a playlist seperate from the rest of the music on the iTunes library, so I could easily get to what music I wanted to listen to, instead of my brother or sister's music. My ...
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How can I fix smart playlists with live updating to update again in itunes 11?

I'm using iTunes 11.0.1 on 64-bit Windows 7, and occasionally my smart playlists (with live updating set to on) stop updating. I've got a series of podcasts subscribed to via iTunes, and I have a ...
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Install direct downloaded IOS 6.0.1

I've downloaded IOS 6.0.1 from direct link(not using iTunes). My download can't complete in iTunes as my internet disconnects before completion. So, guys, can anybody help me how can I install ...
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Why can't I add new m4v videos to my iTunes library?

Using iTunes 11.0.1, I tried to add some newly converted movies to my library for consumption on my Apple TV 2. This used to work well: ripping some movies from my DVDs, converting them using ...
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2 iPhones, 1 computer. Why are they now both running on the same iTunes account?

I have recently synced my partner's iPhone to my computer because his computer crashed. He has his own iTunes account so we backed his phone up to iCloud, wiped it a re-synced it to my computer.But ...
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Can I get podcasts on my iphone and stop them on my mac?

Now that podcasts can get auto-downloaded directly to my iphone, i no longer need to sync with my mac but when i use itunes on my mac, i constantly see podcasts downloading. Given that i never listen ...
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Does iTunes put my iTunes account information in track files when I import CD albums?

Does iTunes put my iTunes account information in track files when I import CD albums? I never shared any music because I prefer to buy original CDs but if someone stoles some files of mine can my ...
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Why won't iTunes download HD movies?

I'm running iTunes 11 on a retina MacBook Pro, and when I try to download HD movies, iTunes shows me a dialog alert saying "This cannot be played in HD on this computer." The dialog goes on to imply ...
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Document upload/sync with iTunes 11

I have updated iTunes to version 11 and I can't Find the spot where to upload and sync documents anymore (to use in iAnnotate for instance). I don't have a WiFi connection so iCloud syncing is not an ...
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Should I use my personal Apple ID for development or create a new one?

I'm about ready to release my first iOS app. While I was going through the steps to register in the development program I became unsure. Should I set up a new iTunes account to publish my app under, ...
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Automatically Add To iTunes sending .m4v to Home Movies folder

I updated iTunes to version 11 recently on my Windows 7 machine and now when I add Handbrake encoded movies (.m4v) via "Automatically Add To iTunes" it is moving those movies to the "Home Movies" ...
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iTunes Match: download on mobile device

I am considering buying and using iTunes Match. Is it possible to configure which songs will be available as a cached download on my mobile devices? It so, how? As a smart playlist or via "download me"...
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How to make smart playlist that contain more than 1 artist

I want to make smart playlist that contain more than 1 artist. Example: I want to make smart playlist which artist are: Matchbox Twenty, Savage Garden, and Train. If I fill the box like this: The ...
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How to clear description of more than 100 songs in a step

I want to clear description of more than 100 songs. It is tiring to clear one by one. Can I clear the description in other ways?
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Can I download iphone apps from the online iTunes without having access to the iTunes program?

I'm not going to have access to my iTunes on my home computer nor my iPhone today. But I would like to download a few apps that are on sale today only (like this one). Is there a way to do that? Or ...
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How can I make sure that all songs sync to my iPod?

I have a 160GB iPod and it only syncs old music to my iPod. I buy new songs and it will not sync them. I have probably 150 songs that will not sync (purchased songs). I did run diagnostic and it ...
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Can't get TV show name to display

I imported a set of .mov files as a TV show, or at least I tried to. I imported them into iTunes, set them to the same "Show" name, numbered them as season 1, episodes 1-6. I also named them "Episode ...
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Using the same playlist between two devices

If I create some playlists on my iPod, is there a way I can import the same playlist on my iPhone? So that if there are the same songs on the iPhone it would play them.
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Can one still sort By Album By Year in any of the views in iTunes 11?

In previous versions of iTunes, it was possible to sort songs by Artist, and then by Album By Year, so that albums would be shown in the order they were released, rather than alphabetical order. I ...
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Can I shuffle a set of songs when I add them to Up Next?

In iTunes 11, let's say I'm playing Song X by Artist A. I have a few more albums by Artist A, and decide I want to hear some more of their stuff, but I'd like to hear it at random. If I switch to ...