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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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Why does iTunes and my iPhone not agree on how much free space I have on my iPhone?

Ok so I have a 32gb iPhone 4s that is updated all the way. When I plug it into my computer (PC) and run iTunes it (iTune) will tell me that I have a ton of free space on my phone howeer, when I look ...
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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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iTunes starts playing when disconnecting Bose Soundlink Mini

i have a Bose Soundlink Mini connected to a Macbook Air. When the Soundlink turns off after a time (because of energy saver mode), iTunes automatically starts playing music. I didn't find any option ...
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iTunes 12.1 - Stuttering when playing music

I've just upgraded to the latest version of iTunes (12.1) for Windows -- the first proper 64-bit edition of the software for Windows -- and now all my music has stutters, pops and clicks when playing ...
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How to make an iPad backup when buying a new device?

I'm going to resell my iPad 3 to buy a new one. I need a simple way to backup everything from current iPad to be able to restore to the new one. This includes iBooks library with pdfs added from ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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How to reset or unlock an iPod touch 5 without the password [duplicate]

I have an iPod touch fifth generation and I forgot the password to unlock it. I also have no wifi on it and I can't enable the wifi because on the lock screen it doesn't show the thing at the bottom ...
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How can I see my purchased history of IOS apps that are not FREE?

All of us, these days downloaded ton of apps including myself. I bought a lot of iOS Applications in the last a couple years. Some of them are free, and some of them are not. I want to see the list ...
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How do I retrieve songs hidden in the iCloud with iTunes 11.0.4?

My younger sister bought a few pop songs on my mom's computer (which is not an Apple but she has iTunes on it), and because of the iCloud they showed up on my computer as well. I really can't stand ...
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No Shuffle in iTunes 12.2?

Is there any shuffle option in iTunes 12.2 for Mac? (I haven't found one) and why Apple has deliberately removed the main feature of any music player? I mean no one listens to music in playlist/A-Z ...
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What is the default function for a play/pause media key?

I have a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. It has a button labelled play/pause. When I have no keyboard drivers installed, the way the button behaves is by toggling playing and pausing in ...
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Updating Apps to discover an unrecognized email linked to my account

Three of my current apps on my iPhone 6 require updates (What's App, Instagram and Skype). When I attempt to update them, an email address that I do not recognize comes up as linked to those ...
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Apple Music: “For You” section not refreshing on iTunes 12.2

I'm using Apple Music on two devices: MBP and iPhone 5. Got the problem that iTunes doesn't automatically refresh the "For You" section on my MBP, unlike the iPhone. The CMD+R doesn't work as well. ...
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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iPhone 4 on reboot loop

My iPhone shut down, and asked me to restore and update, which I think means that it's going to delete all my data, which I'm nervous I won't be able to get back. After that, I haven't been able ...
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Phantom photos stuck on my iPhone that I can't delete?

According to iTunes: According to my phone: But also: What's going on? :-/ I look into my DCIM folder on my iPhone through Windows Explorer and it's empty, too. Update: I have no photo ...
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How can I get iTunes Library to stay pointed to my NAS?

I recently moved my iTunes library to my Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ (all relevant file operations on the NAS are using AFP protocol). The library had previously been on my Mac Pro, in my ~/Music directory. ...
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How do I back up iTunes to an NAS device

I followed your questions/answers on how to backup iTunes to a different location. I am using an WDMyCloudEX2 NAS drive which shares music, videos and photos with all devices in the house. I have been ...
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Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac

What is the best technique for changing the backup location of one's iPhone to an external drive. It would seem that with small SSD's (256GB) and very large iOS devices (128GB) that Apple would easily ...
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How can I get an iPhone to play songs in order

I'm trying to listen to an album on my iPhone. The play plays the songs randomly. I would like to hear the album in sequence. I also have playlists that I'd like to listen to in sequence. When I ...
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Is it possible to add funds to a US iTunes store account with Paypal?

I'm Korean and don't have a US address or credit card, but I want to buy content from the US iTunes store. I have a PayPal account connected to a Korean bank. Is it possible to add funds to a US ...
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How to import m4v files into iTunes 12.2.1.16 on Mac OS X 10.1.2.16?

I converted some mkv files into AppleTV3 files with Handbrake so I could import them into iTunes to watch on my AppleTV 3. I can't seem to import these files into iTunes 12.2.1.16 on Mac OS X ...
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iTunes 12.2 blank tab, in the song section.

Just updated to iTunes 12.2 and noticed that there is a blank column I would like to delete: Is this possible to do? Thanks for the help.
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Can iTunes be made to play Apple ProRes files?

My videos encoded as Apple ProRes are playable in Quicktime but not in iTunes. Is there anything I can do to make iTunes play them? Apple's support page suggests to me that iTunes can play any .MOV ...
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How do I prevent iTunes from syncing down Voice Memos from my iPhone?

I've got an iPhone 4 (running iOS 4.3.5) and iTunes (v10.4.1) on a Mac running OS X (10.6.8). When connected to iTunes, I've got the Music -> Sync Music -> Include voice memos option unchecked, but ...
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Missing songs don't add from iCloud Music

How can I download some staff, that has add link, which don't work properly? I'm trying to redownload, testing on different albums - not help (but not every album has such problem, frequently all ...
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How to transfer purchases from iPhone into iTunes library

While trying to sync my phone and update new information this came up. There are purchased items on the iPhone “iPhone” that have not been transferred to your iTunes library. You should transfer ...
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Is iTunes able to play H.265?

I can't find out any info about if iTunes is able to play H.265/High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) format. Do you know if this is posible? Yosemite 10.10, iTunes version 12.1.
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iTunes Apple Music not starting a New Station from Artist/Album

I, like others I've been seeing on Apple official support forums, am having issues to start a new Radio Station with Apple Music on my iTunes. This feature works with almost no artist that I tried in ...
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How to transfer music onto iTunes?

I just got a new MacBook Air and I am trying to transfer my music that I did not buy from iTunes from my old computer onto my new MacBook. I saved my music onto a USB drive but the music won't ...
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Sharing itunes music between two computers

My girlfriend and I both use iTunes for our music. We have separate accounts and have iTunes on two different computers (she has a mac and I have a windows pc). I believe at one point people were able ...
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How do I retrieve lost photos and messages?

I have just connected my iPhone 6 to my MacBook Air and I went onto iTunes. It somehow deleted all of my memory that had been added since February. I've lost all my photo's, messages, everything ...
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Wife's data restored on my phone

I have an new computer, and installed iTunes. When I plugged in my iPhone, it asked if I wanted to restore my phone, or start as a new phone. I said restore, but it restored my wife's phone data, ...
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How to open more than one account on iTunes

My sons have and use iTunes on our one laptop. I have an iPod Shuffle and would like to open a separate account at iTunes using the same e-mail though. Can I do that?
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How to clear new Music app's cache of streaming music on iOS?

I have the latest iOS on my iPad and iPhone with the new Music app. I speculate the Music app's cache of downloaded streaming songs is taking about 1.5 to 2.0 GB of space, which is causing both of my ...
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Why do I need internet to listen to my music library?

I was taking a walk yesterday, and I was listening to music in my personal library. No Apple Music subscription. After awhile, my music stopped. I checked, and it said something about needing internet ...
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How is genius info stored, and will editing a track's info change this?

Does anybody know how songs hold genius info, and does changing a track name affect this? Originally, I assumed each track had some sort of metadata which said how it should be turned into a genius ...
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Why are some of music files not being added to my iCloud Music Library?

I have an issue occurring with my iTunes library an iTunes Match that I'm having trouble diagnosing. I have several albums with tracks that refuse to upload to my iCloud Music Library. You can see ...
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How to Add All Songs of Apple Music Playlist to My Music at Once?

When browsing through Apple Music, there are curated Apple Music Playlists. Now, I can add each song of the Apple Music Playlist to "My Music" by right clicking and selecting "Add to my Music". ...
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Revert iPhone 6/retrieve previous data

I got an iPhone 6 a few weeks ago to replace my old iPhone 4. Yesterday, I plugged my phone in to my computer for the first time, and apple asked me if this was a new phone or if I wanted it was a ...
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iTunes Search for a Song X Many Minutes Long

Can I search for a song in my music library that is between x and y start and end times, respectively?
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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically opening the downloaded audio files?

When I download an audio file with Safari, it is automatically opened with iTunes. How can I do to prevent this ? I would like that nothing happens when an audio file is downloaded. My ...
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How to ungroup compilations on iPhone Music?

I have several "compilation" albums, or albums with more than one artist, in my music library. On the iTunes app in my computer, I can set "Group Compilations" option off to ungroup the compilations ...
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iTunes is not Updating on a Window's Vista Laptop; Says I need Windows 7

I have installed the update to my iPhone after backing it up however I have an old version of iTunes and it will not let me update it on my Windows Vista laptop (tells me I need Windows 7). If I set ...
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iTunes: What is the usefulness of checked/unchecked songs?

I know the functional effect of unchecking a song: it doesn't play (except when explicitly double-clicked) and doesn't sync with an iPod/iPad. But how is this useful? Does Apple officially recommend ...
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Simplest way to prevent iTunes from automatically launching when iPhone/iPad is connected

Everything is stated in the title. When I connect my iPad or iPhone iTunes automatically launches. What is the simplest way to prevent this from happening?
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Play folder or file in iTunes without adding it into library

Is there a way to play a file or folder in iTunes without adding it into iTunes library? I have quite large collection of music that i want to listen to but not necessarily keep. So i want to be able ...
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Buying US iTunes card from UK

I have a US iTunes account and a friend - also from the US but currently in the UK - wants to send me an iTunes gift card. My question is: can he buy this card valid for the US Store with his US ...