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

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How can I back up my app data?

I have some app data that I'd like to preserve when the time for a new iPhone rolls around. This app does not (seem to) have any cloud-syncing functionality. I regularly sync my iPhone to iTunes via ...
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Why can't I use my iTunes balance?

Recently my mom bought me a 15.00 iTunes gift card. When I redeemed it my account said it had a balance of $15.00. But whenever I try to purchase anything from the iTunes Store or App Store it asks me ...
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What is the effect of the choice to “set up as new iPad”?

My daughter wants to rename her iPad mini, and I told her I thought the only way to do this was to connect it to iTunes on a computer, but when we connected it to my laptop, we got This is ...
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Apple Music – how to add all albums/songs of an artist to my library

I want to know if there's a way in Apple Music to add albums/songs of an artist to my library. I realize that I have to add album by album and I'm looking for a better way to do it. Any suggestions?
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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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iTunes won't stop downloading two BBC podcasts

Recently iTunes started downloading dozens of old BBC podcasts (In Our Time and Thinking Allowed). I delete them, they come back. Since it only does this for BBC podcasts I was wondering if BBC is ...
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How to determine which apps iTunes will copy from iOS, to stop a deleted app being resurrected?

I don't sync my iPad often, but when I do I almost always get the following question from iTunes: ' iTunes has found purchased items on the iPad [or iPhone] "[device name]" that are not present in ...
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Apple Music: Heart ratings (“Loved” tracks) are not supposed to synchronize between devices?

I hearted/Loved dozens of tracks on Apple Music desktop (on Mac), but when I played them on my iPhone, they were not hearted/Loved. Is it normal? I hope not, because it wouldn't make any sense! (Why ...
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Not able to install .ipa via iTunes after updating to iOS 9.3.1

I used to create the ipa file from Xcode/Product/Archive and install it via iTunes. After updating the iPad to iOS 9.3.1, the app keeps showing "Installing" in iTunes and disappears the installing ...
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How to update apps through iTunes?

I have iTunes 12.3.3.17 on Windows 7 and I want to update an app through iTunes. All the tutorials I have found are for iTunes 11, where there is a clear button at the bottom. This is not the case ...
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After upgrading to El Capitan, OS X imported my email accounts from my iPad

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan on an iMac from 2009. I guess my iPad was connected or something, but I found that the operating system's mail application now had the accounts that I ...
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Archive of iOS app store and Google Play listings?

I am trying to find screenshots of old iOS app store and Google Play app listings, to show the history of how an app visually developed. I have access to the publisher accounts but there doesn't seem ...
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your iCloud music library session has expired

After deciding I dont want Apple managing any of my music through iCloud I decided to log out of iTunes. Now I am constantly getting an annoying message from iTunes that says: your iCloud music ...
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iTunes Store: “Your payment method was declined.”

Last night I attempted to purchase an app from the App Store on my iPhone 4. The previous day I had purchased an app with no issues, and this time was told that my payment method was invalid. When I ...
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List all playlists that include a particular song

I would like to replace a songs that I have in my iTunes library with a higher quality version (and different filename). These songs are listed in various playlists in my iTunes library, what would ...
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Does 'family sharing' require that members use same apple ID for both iTunes and iCloud?

Each member of our family has two unique Apple ID's, one for use with iTunes and another for iCloud (e.g. 4 members, 8 Apple ID's). On the family sharing page it says "Family Sharing requires a ...
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Why does iTunes continually ask me to authorize my computer?

I just recently bought an album on iTunes and I have a weird problem. All of the songs (18 in all) except for one, play perfectly fine. When I try to play it, it says "This computer is not authorized ...
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Very suddenly, only purchased music is showing up on iPhone ( but everything is in iTunes)

So, yesterday at a stoplight, I was scrolling through the music on my iPhone 5 (running OS 7.1) to play a song (one that I had uploaded to iTunes from my own CD and had recently downloaded to the ...
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how to convert all mp3 to m4a and save tags and covers?

Strange bugs with iTunes and iphone, when trying to transfer and listen files in mp3. In m4a everything is all right. Is there any way to convert all mp3 files to m4a and save all tags and covers? ...
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Log in and out of iTunes account on separate computer

Is it possible to use someone else's computer, log out of their iTunes account, log into your own account and access your own library on their computer?
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iOS Music - How to show both Artists and Compilations on the same view?

I thought that there's something wrong will all my compilations I upload to my phone. On iTunes those albums are correctly listed as compilations and artist is called "Various Artists" but I was ...
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Import lcr file into iTunes

I have a mp3 song in iTunes, on some 3rd party music player apps, they have the lyric displayed on the control center. I think that is done using an .lcr file. So my question is, is it possible to ...
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Remove account from Family Sharing and access purchased apps

I would like to gain more insight into Family Sharing. Suppose I add Person X to my Family and let X buy apps from it. If later I remove X from my Family account, would I still be able to download ...
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iCloud Books: Failed to Load Book Because the Requested Resource is Missing

Since updating to iOS 9.3 and 10.11.4, I've decided to finally try and get my eBooks all fixed up and synced between my devices, since I swap between my iPhone and iPad often when reading. I'm using ...
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How to add all *.m4v files from certain folder to playlist in iTunes with automator/applescript?

There is a folder on Mac. There are a lot of files in it, but i want to make an automator/applescript script, which will watch this folder and if it will see any new *.m4v file in it, it will add it ...
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How create a smart playlist that shows only full albums in my library?

Does anyone know how to create a iTunes Playlist that shows only songs in My Library which are part of a complete album in My Library. Essentially I want to see all my complete albums. You can in ...
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How to transfer voice memo *with their titles*?

Itunes doesn't keep title of voice memo which make them quite useless (they look like DATE######.m4a) I'm working with these memos, any solution would fit, (even jailbreak I really need to find a ...
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Playlist folders showing up as smart playlists on my iphone 5

After syncing my iPhone, when I go into music and look at Playlists, it shows the Playlist Folders as Smart Playlists, not as folders. On the computer, it looks like this: [Folder] Keepers [...
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Why iOS settings and iTunes report the storage usage differently?

My iTunes shows me that there is about 7 GB of free space, while iOS settings shows me that there is only about 80 MB of available space. How do free space and available space differ? Additional ...
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iPhone 3GS stuck in apple logo

My friend owns an old iPhone 3GS(I know it's vintage) that entered a boot loop a couple of days after it was jailbroken. So how I tried tackling the problem was by performing a restore through iTunes(...
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How do I update/delete this app?

I have an app that looks like it tries to continuously install. It's been like that for weeks. I have free space, like 2GB. When I long press the icon, and try to delete it, it pops up a dialog asking ...
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Transferring apps from device to itunes

Reading conflicting information on this one. iOS 9.1, iTunes 12.3.1. When I sync, any apps I have purchased recently do not show up in iTunes. Some things I've read say it's a bug, some say it's by ...
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Transfer songs purchased on iphone 4 to computer [duplicate]

How do I transfer songs purchased from my iphone to itunes on my computer? I only want to transfer purchased music, not apps or other purchases.
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How can I watch iTunes purchased movie on my Mac if it is missing in my library?

I have purchased Cars 2 HD movie on my iTunes. I can't find it and/or play it on my Mac now. the only option is to buy it once more. I have just one iTunes account. when go to the movie bar in my ...
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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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Broken iPhone 6 can't connect to iTunes

My iPhone broke the other day and the screen is broken so bad it doesn't work anymore. It has typed its own passcode on the lock screen so many times it has disabled the phone so now I can't do ...
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iPod keeps saying iTunes isn't up to date

My iPod Touch, 3rd generation, won't allow me to download things off my computer onto my iPod. It keeps saying that my iTunes isn't up to date and to check it. How do I tell if it's up to date and ...
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How do I copy mp3s and then edit the ID3 tags of the copies without altering the tags on the originals?

I made a playlist for my brother, using tracks (.mp3) that I have on my Macbook and usually listen to with iTunes. I want to put these tracks onto a USB stick to give to him. I don't have the USB ...
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iOS Alarm app Labels stored in iTunes Backup?

I can't seem to find any iTunes Backup extraction utility that claims to be able to extract data from the pre-installed iTunes Alarm app (specifically the labels that are in each "alarm"), so cannot ...
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How to stop using iCloud Music Library on Mac and iOS?

While trying Apple Music this summer, I must have switched on the iCloud Music Library functions. I finished using Apple Music, and I would like to get rid of that iCloud Music Library. I'd like to ...
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Can I safely delete the iTunes “Import” folder?

I had a problem that I was able to solve by unchecking "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications", but ever since, I have a folder in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Music/ called "Import" with a bunch ...
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Jumping via keyboard from album to songs in iTunes' Albums view

In iTunes's "Albums" view it's easy to move from album to album using only the keyboard. However, when an album is highlighted (so that the album tracks are all visible) is there an easy way to begin ...
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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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Why is iTunes duplicating my TV shows?

It seems every time I go into iTunes it's duplicated my TV shows again. I could understand if these were shows that I'd ripped from DVDs myself (maybe I'd made a mistake or something), but in the case ...
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I connected my iTunes account to another computer, and it's only showing purchased music? Where did my music go?

the computer is fully updated. I'm going to be using a different computer for the next month, so i tried to connect my iTunes so i could access all my music. when i signed in, it was only showing my ...
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How can I disable showing iTunes music purchases in iOS 9?

I just updated my iPhone 5S to iOS 9. Things work well, but one setting I remember seeing in iOS 8.4 and earlier was the ability to enable/disable showing music purchases in iTunes seems to be gone. ...
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iTunes Problems

We recently purchased a new computer and had everything from the old one transferred to the new one. Now, it appears that every time we attempt to play our library from iTunes, we are asked to ...
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Unable to view my apps installed in iPad Air on iTunes

I have iPad Air (first generation) with iOS 8.3 installed. I have iTunes 12.1.2.7 installed on my Windows 8 PC. I have authorized iTunes to access my iPad but I cannot see any apps in my iTunes when ...
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How to get list of installed apps via iTunes?

I need to know what applications are installed or were installed on devices which are associated with iTunes account. I don't have access to the devices. Is it possible?
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Change volume of airport using the master keys, not itunes volume slider

My roommate recently bought an airport express, and I love it. Minus the fact that when I'm blasting music and someone wants to talk to me, I need to open iTunes and either lower the volume or pause ...