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

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Music files don't copy from iTunes to iPhone, appear grey with a dotted circle

When I drag music files from iTunes (desktop) onto a connected iPhone, many times the files just don't copy to the iPhone - the tracks appear in the list on iPhone, albeit grey and the most-left ...
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Can I remove original music file after imported into iTunes w/ copy enabled

I've been putting all my music into a folder 'Music' then going to itunes and importing into library. The copy to itunes/media setting is enabled. Does that mean after the music is copied I can ...
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Export ALL properties of iTunes media

I have imported music into iTunes and edited numerous properties such as "Episode ID". I want to export the media along with these edited properties into iTunes on a different computer. When I drag a ...
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iTunes library incomplete on iPhone/ipad

I have about 16,000 songs in my iTunes library, but what shows on my iPhones and iPads in "My Music" is much less; not even all of my artists appear in the Library/My Music window. I have the very ...
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Can I see how many times I reinstalled an app, after I delete it?

After I deleted an application from my iPhone, is there a way to find how many times that application was deleted and reinstalled on my account?
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Can't see “My Music” albums on iPad after resubscribing to Apple Music

I haven't been subscribed to Apple Music for one month. Today I have subscribed back. I used iTunes on Mac to do that. Immediately all my "Apple Music" albums on a Mac returned. They also showed on ...
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iPhone 5s - apps, contacts, calendar, and … don't synch from iMac

Relevant harware and software: 27" iMac (earliest version) OS X 10.9.4 (latest version) iPhone 5s (brand new) iOS 7.1.2 (latest version) iTunes 11.3 (54) (latest version) Note: I have no back ...
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How do I copy my Mac library / iTunes / iPhoto to my Transcend Jet Drive

I just got myself the Transcend Jet Drive to upgrade my MBP 13" retina with another 128 GB. Read a lot of reviews on that, still can't seem to understand how it actually works. I am not a tech geek ...
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iTunes Error Message 54

I ran into an iTunes error message 54 when I was attempting to backup my phone. I have an iPhone 4 ios 4.2.1 that I'm trying to update to ios 7.1.2. I am currently on Windows 10 operating system with ...
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Invert selection in iTunes?

I converted many media files in iTunes to be suited to iPod. Now I have all the selected files along with the converted files (unselected). I now want to invert selection so I can easily delete all ...
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iTunes keeps opening on its own

I'm using OS X 10.10 and my iTunes (version 12.1.2.x) keeps opening. the only behavior pattern I could observe seemed really bizarre - It would open when I would click in my Firefox window. I retested ...
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Mini Lyrics Alternative For Mac

Have you guys seen the "mini lyrics" app for windows? It downloads the lyrics of the currently playing song and displays it on the screen. The great thing about it is that it highlights the current ...
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Disable iTunes using a Script?

There's a much despised bug in OS X wherein iTunes unexpectedly opens and in some cases, starts playing music, a podcast, or whatever the user was listening to last. The bug can be triggered in a ...
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Apple music playlist sync between the devices questions

I am being frustrated by Apple Music, especially with playlists. I just can't figure out how this works. I have iCloud music turned on and I have created some playlists on my iPhone and some on my ...
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Can't download free apps [duplicate]

When I try to download a free app it keeps sending me to the settings info about my card number. Then it says that there was a billing problem with a previous purchase. And to update my payment ...
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Restrict a specific app to run only on MDM provisioned devices

We have a scenario in our current iPhone app development project. We need to restrict our app to run only in our Maas360 MDM provisioned devices. Ours is an in-house app for our certain employees. ...
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iTunes 12.2 keeps duplicating playlists

Greetings Mac Friends, Assume a playlist named X exist in iTunes. Assume I manually sync playlist X to my iPhone. Then, I frequently observe iTunes now has playlist X and playlist X 1 and ...
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How can I get my albums to sort by track numbers in iTunes 11's expanded view?

I've been trying to figure out why my track sort order is wrong in iTunes 11. I have track metadata, and sorting by Album in the songs view works fine, but in the expanded view my tracks appear in ...
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Album covers getting mixed up on phone from iTunes

I had this problem earlier but then knew how to fix it, it was when I sent songs to my iphone the cover art got messed up with art from songs I already have on my phone. I fixed this by uploading the ...
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Remove all downloads from iTunes? (But keep them in iCloud)

I have a nasty mixture of local music that I added myself to iTunes along with Apple Music added albums. Fortunately, iTunes looks like it can recognize this and allow me to "remove download" for the ...
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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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How to restore my iPhone when iTunes keeps returning an error 2001?

My iPhone 5 won't boot anymore and when I plug it in my MacBook, it goes to recovery mode (cable logo => iTunes logo). So I tried to restore it using iTunes but I keep getting this error Any idea ...
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Is it legal to watch iTunes movie on Non-Apple devices with DRM Free?

I like to watch a lot of movies on a lot of different devices. Some of those devices are made by Apple, like my iPad and Apple TV, while some are made by TiVo, Roku, Panasonic, Sony and others. I need ...
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Why has iTunes not found/downloaded all of my purchased songs?

I have just purchased a new Macbook pro and I began to set up iTunes and download my 1000+ songs that I have purchased on iTunes. Upon going through the 'purchased' button on the iTunes store, only ...
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Why is it that iPhoto nor image capture recognize that I have images or videos in my iphone?

I have an iPhone 6s which I am trying to get the images and videos from to my computer. Usually I used to get them through iPhoto or Image Capture. However, now neither of the apps recognize that my ...
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Apps stuck in pending update status?

I used my MacBook Pro and iTunes to download updates for my mobile apps. I then sync'd and the apps were updated. I verified they were updated through the device's Settings app. However, when I visit ...
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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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Smart Playlist in iTunes for songs that contain lyrics

I’m looking for a way to create a Smart Playlist in iTunes that contains only songs without lyrics. Or to be more specific, I want to be able to create a Smart Playlist of songs that I haven’t put ...
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Family members getting new phone - want to transfer apps, music, etc to a different Apple ID

I don't really use Apple stuff so I'm a little clueless. My cousin and my uncle currently use the same apple ID. This is problematic because their contacts are synced up, which they don't want. The ...
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Streaming high quality videos without loss of quality?

Is there any software on PC/Mac which just 'serves' the files of system to iPad (instead of converting them on the fly) and any app which is able to play such content? I tried Plex, though it streams ...
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Get video from iPhone Videos app onto Mac/PC

So a friend of mine has a video in the "Videos" app under "Home Videos" that was created using iMovie on his Mac. His mac has since been wiped and he's lost the video. It is however still on his ...
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Merging iTunes files from folders on different drives into one folder

Earlier today I changed the location of the iTunes media folder from the C to the J drive and consolidated the files. Apparently consolidation leaves duplicates in the original file. I searched my ...
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How to tell iTunes to ignore my phone?

As I told in another question I now have 2 MacPros, One Snow Leo/iTunes 11.4 and Yosemite / iTunes 12.3. As told in the other question, this was in response to my iPhone6 purchase. It won't talk to ...
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Setting an MP3s as podcasts in iTunes

I have an iPod Nano 3rd Generation that I use to listen both music and podcasts from iTunes. Now the issue: I have a bunch of non-iTunes podcasts in MP3 format that I want to add to my iPod as ...
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Omitting photos when backing up an iphone to a macbook with itunes

I have a 64GB iPhone 6 and a MacBook Air with a 256GB disk, about 20GB of which is empty. There are about 24GB of photos and videos on the iPhone, all of which have been imported into the Photos app ...
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Transferring apps to new iPhone?

I just got an iPhone 6, upgrading from the 5. My main computer is a Mac Pro Running Snow Leo, and iTunes 11.4. I backed up the iPhone 5 and when I went to sync to the 6, I got a warning that it wants ...
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Accessing/Viewing iTunes File Sharing Folders Locally on iPhone without Computer

I use a music application called Vox on my iPhone. Usually, when I want to transfer my iTunes music to it, I go on my computer, plug in my phone, open iFunBox, and put the music in its iTunes File ...
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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorites" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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TV show filename format for automatic handling by iTunes

Is there a format of filenames for TV show mp4 files, such as 'S#E# - EpisodeTitle.mp4' that iTunes detects and automatically update the metadata and sort the files accordingly in my library? I hate ...
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Stream matched/uploaded music when local files are not available

I use iTunes a lot on the go but I have my music at home on an external harddisk. Every time I try to play a song in iTunes I receive a message that the original song cannot be found. The laptop I use ...
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How do I restore itunes library onto another computer

I followed all the steps as suggested for backing up and restore iTunes library in the apple support website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1751 but I have problems with the 'choose library' part in ...
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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 stop iTunes 10 launching when pressing the Play/Pause buttons?

When I'm watching a movie and I press the "play" button, iTunes 10 launches. How can I keep this from happening?
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iTunes “Authorization required”

My iTunes account is loaded from CDs (back in the old days) and has very few downloads from the app store. However, when I plug in an iPhone, it asks for authorization to transfer the music onto the ...
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iCloud Music Library and multi-CD audiobooks: Duplicate error

So I've imported an audiobook into my iTunes library. It consists of 4 CDs with about 11 tracks each. I've given them the proper author info and album info. I also gave each CD the proper number ...
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How do I prevent iTunes TOS prompt?

iTunes has been popping up several times per day asking me to accept or decline their TOS. I have declined for the past 5-ish years (2.5 years on this laptop in particular) because it is not a piece ...
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Suddenly all my apple music songs are gone

I open my Music App from iPhone and suddenly I don't see any songs. Neither I see any storage size for songs that used be around 2.5 GB. I restarted my phone with no luck. I have not sync my phone ...
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How to move books from iBooks on my iPhone with iTunes on Mac?

The first thing I bought was an iPhone. I have a lot of books there in iBooks. Now I would like to sync this library across my other devices: Mac and iPad. I know that the base for devices is Macbook ...
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How do I sync my music and video from iTunes to new iPhone 6?

In trying to sync my music and video to my new iPhone 6, I noticed that all of the music and videos that I purchased downloaded to my new phone but all of the ones that I had ripped from CDs did not. ...
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Can't rip CD into my Son's iPod because of Apple Music

I'm a simple man. I want to take the CD my son got in kindergarten. Rip it into mp3/aac using my iTunes 11.3 El Capitan based Mac. Plug in my Son's 5th gen iOS 9,2 based iPod Touch. Put the ripped ...