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

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What do I do when I get a “sync session failed to start” message when syncing iPhone to itunes?

The context is that I'm restoring my wife's new replacement iPhone from a backup. It already did the first sync, where it gets all the settings and whatnot, but not the apps. Tried the second sync, ...
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Why can't I skip ahead on a song or podcast in iTunes?

All of a sudden, while playing a song on the itunes store or a podcast on the podcast store, I can't skip ahead to a specific time. When I click ahead, the cursor reaches that location, then ...
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iPhone only showing purchased music

Today I was editing my music library, deleting old songs and such, and then of course, synced my iTunes to my iPhone. Everything synced fine until I realized my iPhone was only showing music purchased ...
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iTunes hangs at “Step 6 of 7. Importing photos”

Everytime I connect my iPhone (4 or 5) to iTunes (v. 12.0.1.26), it begins syncing but hangs on step 6 of 7, "Importing photos".
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Voice memos not being deleted from iTunes

I have iTunes (10.0.1) syncing with my iPhone (4.1) with the Voice Memos option enabled. I created a single voice memo. I synced the phone and the voice memo transferred correctly. I then deleted it ...
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Shared photo library moving into new photos app?

With the new app photos for mac, I'm getting a little confused. I didn't have that many photos in my iPhoto library, and yet it says that it is uploading 4000, where are those photos coming from? Are ...
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Use up iTunes credit

I have an iPad mini with 21 pence sterling left in credit it won't allow me change stores so I can buy more credit and there is nothing that costs 21 pence. I'm in the UAE and can only buy dirham ...
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iTunes Podcast Download error=-5000

I am subscribed to several podcasts and all of them are failing to download. This has been going on for about one week. When I refresh the podcast list, new episodes appear but they error out on the ...
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Installation Alert: Unable to force quit iTunes

Reads as unopen in the dock, but computer (OS X 10.10) won't install software regardless. Have tried running "-9 iTunes" in Terminal, but to no use. UPDATE: Ok I've tried running "killall -9 iTunes" ...
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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
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Is there a way to re-order a playlist?

I have an existing playlist in iTunes, and I'd like to move some tracks to the top. But when I drag them up, the cursor get a "+", and the tracks don't stay where I put them. How can I move these ...
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How to turn off iTunes match on a device if subscription is expired

Can anyone tell me how to disable itunes match from my iPhone 5 if my subscription has expired? I have all of my music saved to my computer in iTunes but when I link my phone to sync music I am ...
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iTunes 12.1 album art not showing up in background

I deleted all my album art because it was of either bad quality, or I didn't like them. I decided it was time to find new artwork. I deleted the cache files in my iTunes folder as well. Since the new ...
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Why does iTunes only play one song?

So here's what my iTunes looks like right now: Nothing on this screen does what I'd expect, which may or may not be a problem with my expectations. Why does double clicking on a track play only ...
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Any app to locate or spy my lost iPhone device (didnt activate find mym iphone)

Yesterday my iPhone was stolen but I can not find it in my iCloud account with the Find My iPhone app. Currently I have access to my iCloud account but I dont see the iPhone in the tracking app. I can ...
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RV Hookup of MacBook Pro, iPad air, Apple TV to Big Screen TV

I occasionally take my camping trailer out where there is no internet and usually no cell service. There are 3 scenarios and was wondering the best way to do them using my macbook pro, iPad air, ...
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How can I tell if I have the 64-bit version of iTunes installed?

As I understand it, the 64-bit version of iTunes is actually a 32-bit application, and so appears in the Program Files (x86) folder. Is there a way to see if the version of iTunes I've installed is ...
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Can I create an iTunes account without a credit card?

I am trying to create a iTunes account for my younger cousin, but he does not have a credit card (he's too young). Tried Google, seems outdated on this issue.
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How can I create Apple ID for a child without a Credit Card? [duplicate]

I am trying to create an Apple ID for my 10-year-old son. However, I do not have a Credit Card, only a Debit Card. I'm using the iCloud 'Family' setting, but it says 'Credit Card Required'. I guess ...
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What is the latest iOS 8.3 baseband for iPhone 6?

I want to update my iPhone 6 to iOS 8.3, but my device is unlocked with R-Sim. I want to know if the new iOS firmware will update the baseband & relock my device. Please help.
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Setting and using a “language” property of an audio file in iTunes?

I'm a linguaphile, and I have lots of audio files in different languages in iTunes.  I would like the ability to tag a file with the language code, and to see and/or sort by that tag. I have no use ...
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Moved NAS, need to repoint iTunes

I had a fully working iTunes library, the .itl on my MBP, and music in my organised folders on my NAS share. This setup I would like to keep as iTunes manages my iPod but nothing else. So I don't ...
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iPod shuffle stuck on the same song after disconnecting mid-sync

I'm traveling right now, for a few months. When I left home I packed my iPod shuffle completely, with around 400 songs. It served me great so far, but then one day I needed to charge it, so I plugged ...
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VLC won't become default for MP3 or MP4

I have tried a number of times to make VLC Media player the default for MP3 and MP4. I open a file and tick the "Always open with" checkbox, but they still open with iTunes and QuickTime by default ...
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Install iDevice drivers but not iTunes?

I have a Windows PC that doesn't have iTunes installed, because I don't want it. But I still want to be able to use other software to transfer data from my iPad, which means I need the drivers for it. ...
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How can I correct a typo with Apple ID?

How can I use iTunes with an email address that isn't actually an email address?
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Clean tag shows in iTunes app but not in Music app - iPhone 6, iOS8

Edit: I do in fact see a [E] tag for explicit songs downloaded from iTunes, but as the title states, I want to see a [C] tag for clean songs downloaded from iTunes. I have edited some song meta ...
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iTunes starts playing music without explanation

For no apparent reason, iTunes starts playing music on my iMac running OS X 10.9. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2119211?start=15&tstart=0 I have to close itunes 10 times an hour. How do I ...
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How do I delete pictures of my iPhone which wont delete?

My iPhone 5 has an album which has been saved onto it through iTunes from another laptop, when I try and delete the album through iTunes it doesn't seem to give me the option to do so. If anyone could ...
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Why does iTunes think that it is quitting “unexpectedly” every time I quit?

My iTunes (v.12.1, on OS X Yosemite 10.10.2) opens and functions just fine. But every time I quit the program, about ten seconds after quitting a dialog pops up informing me that "iTunes quit ...
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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 keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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How to Find/Filter for 24-bit audio files in Finder or iTunes or another software (if needed)? (audio bit depth / sample size)

I have a large iTunes library of lossless music. Some of it is 24-bit, which does not work on iPhones nor with Google Play (most audio is 16-bit, and this metric only applies to lossless formats). I'd ...
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The movies on my iPhone don't show a preview icon

They used to show a preview, but don't show anymore on my iPhone or iPad (synched to the same library). The videos under the Home Videos tab appear with normal thumbnails, but the Movies tab are just ...
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How do I sync podcasts added in the iPhone's Podcasts app to iTunes on OS X?

I added some podcasts from the iTunes store to the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.2.3 on iOS 6.1.3. My iTunes 11.0.5 sync settings for this phone's podcasts is sync podcasts, and automatically include ...
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Inconsistent access to Bonjour services on sleeping devices

This may turn out to be two different questions/answers, but I suspect they're somewhat related. Let's see... Among other things on my home network, I have a MacBook Pro (mid-2010) and a Macbook ...
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Is there a way to change the organizer for Family Sharing?

Once a family sharing plan is established is there anyway to change the "organizer" to another account? Based on my research it looks like the only way to accomplish this is to disband the family ...
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Why is Last Played in iTunes not updating?

On my Macbook Air, I noticed that iTunes (latest version) is not updating the Last Played column after I play a song. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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My iTunes account shows an incorrect device

How do I change my device in iTunes. It shows an inactive iPod but I need it to show my iPhone. I could not locate the area within iTunes that this change should be made.
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“Import Files into iTunes” automator action not working

I'm having an issue with a simple automator action, "Import Files into iTunes". It's the only thing I have in the workflow but when I drop audio files onto the application, the action encounters an ...
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Will I lose previous purchases when I change country in iTunes

I lived in country A for a few years, and made a number of purchases on the iTunes store for that country. I have now moved to country B, and want to start using the iTunes store from country B. If I ...
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Is there a problem with OSX 10.9.5, iTunes 12.0.1 and AppleTV Airplay?

My wife's iMac starting doing this annoying thing right after we noticed the ATV removed a bunch of its channels (software update or something?). We have the Remote app on our phones to talk to ...
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Is iTunes required for iOS7 iPhone to trust PC with Windows 7?

Every time I connect my iPhone 5S (7.0.3, but have had this issue since 7.0 with both 5S and iPhone 4) to my computer (Latitude E6410 with Windows 7 Pro) I get prompted to Trust the computer. I trust ...
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I brought an iPhone but now think it's stolen, what can I do?

I bought an iPhone off a lady which by now I thank was a stolen phone: I tried to activate the phone I got right through to wifi settings Now I'm stuck on iCloud settings and asked for pervious ...
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From the terminal, how can I disable iTunes from running when a device is connected?

Using terminal, I want to disable the feature of iTunes that causes it to run whenever a device is plugged in, but I want to do this entirely from the terminal, so that it can be part of an OSX setup ...
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two itunes apple accounts

i have been using my itunes account on my phone to buy music, but when i went to log in on my PC it wouldn't work(i was using the wrong email) when i went to make a new one i put in an itunes voucher ...
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Without Match, how do I remove songs from the cloud?

My daughter downloaded a lot of pop music through my iTunes account which re downloads to my iPad and iPhone every time I sync them. How do I delete this music from the cloud. I do not use Match
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How to find the music I downloaded?

I have an iPhone 4 and a Dell Laptop. Whenever I sync my phone to the computer I can't find my music that I purchased recently, or the music that I downloaded from the internet. The music is not on my ...
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iTunes 11: Default Podcast settings

I would like to change the default settings for all podcasts. I know you can edit each one of them individually, but I would like to change the default for all to "Download All" and keep "All ...