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

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When does it help to restore an iDevice using iTunes, as opposed to “erase all content and settings”?

There are two ways to factory reset an iDevice: On the iDevice, open Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. (Reference) Plug in the device to a computer, open iTunes, and click ...
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Create a new iOS backup without deleting the previous one

When I go into iTunes and do a manual back up now it deletes the previous backup (as seen in Preferences > Devices > Backups. Is there a way to create a new backup without deleting/over-writing ...
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How to get music from USB to iTunes on Macbook Air

I saw a similar question to this that was answered clearly, though mine is a bit different. So I put my USB in, have iTunes open and I went up to file and did add new playlist and chose the file from ...
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Are links in Podcasts show notes supposed to be “live”?

Most podcasts have show notes that describe the individual episode. In iTunes, you can see these show notes by clicking on the episode, then clicking on the "i" at the right of the episode ...
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If I'm storing music and movies in iTunes, does it free up space on my Mac?

My Macbook has 250 GB hard drive but I'm at 220 GB of movies and music. If I transfer those files from my Mac to iTunes will if free up space on my Mac?
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Macbook Air mid 2013 on Yosemite hangs

I have come across this problem several times now before I finally decide I should try and be doing something about it. Basically this seems to be happening when I am multitasking with iTunes playing ...
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Music app that integrates well with Synology NAS

I'm looking for music software that will work well integrating with a large (~1TB) music collection on a Synology device. Requirements: Fast searching Fast connection adapts happily to NAS being ...
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Family sharing, some clarifications needed

Recently we've set up family sharing. Now my SO has done an in-app purchase. So far no issue. But when I told her she was a little upset that there was no way to make the payment herself. Because ...
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Cannot see the individual tracks of an audiobook

Environment: iTunes 12 / Windows 7 I'm importing the CDs for an audiobook. So far I've imported two of thirty-three. Before going further, I want to see the list of tracks for each imported CD. But ...
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Error correction disabled. Will iTunes report errors it encounters?

Environment: Windows 7 and iTunes 12 Situation: I want to import a 33-disc audiobook. In Import Settings, there is a checkbox for correcting errors (such as due to dust and scratches). I know that ...
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iTunes disable command by trackpad

Since a few months, iTunes is listening to the track-pad fingers command previous and next (3 fingers swipe) even if it's not the active application (ie: has focus). This is extremely annoying when ...
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How do I link to a specific podcast episode in iTunes?

How do I link to a specific podcast in iTunes? I went to the iTunes page http://www.apple.com/itunes/?cid=OAS-US-DOMAINS-itunes.com but I can't search for the podcast. When I search for it by name, ...
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How do I sort/recover deleted items on Mac?

So I'm a DJ and I was going through my music files in Itunes when I made a bonehead mistake of deleting about half of my music library! Now I go to my Trash Bin in hopes of being able to recover those ...
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How do I sync my iPhone to my new Windows computer?

(My iPhone syncs fine with a bunch of other computers.) iTunes won't run after installation. I Download 64 bit iTunes from https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ The installation on Windows 7 ...
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Export iTunes library information [duplicate]

How to export information about my library (eg all artists, albums and tracks) to the any readable format like csv, xml, xls, etc? The aim I'm trying to achieve is to keep information about my ...
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How to turn off iTunes Store localisation?

The iTunes Store has an annoying habit of localising song metadata based on the system language: for instance, if I have my system language set to English but buy from the Japanese iTunes store, the ...
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Downloading songs from external hard dirve

I'm using an external hard drive to download songs to itunes. When I'm done syncing, I get a message saying my ipod cannot be ejected because some of the files are being used by another source. ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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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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iTunes not showing correct Podcasts on iPod Touch Gen 5

I'm currently using a 32GB Gen 5 iPod touch. My problem is that when I connect my iPod to iTunes, it does not show the correct podcast on iTunes. For example, I have 11 episodes of the Serial podcast, ...
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Why iPad Music app says “No Content” and I cannot download music to it

Firstly, I have been using iPad for a few days and this things may be very nooby for you. But funny, I cannot find similar info on Apple forum. Namely, look at this image. This is how my Music app ...
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Streaming music is sometimes noisy

Sometimes when I double click a downloaded .pls file to launch a music stream in iTunes, the music is REALLY squelchy. It literally hurts my ears. If you have ever heard an old Telephony modem, it ...
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What is the difference between “restore backup” and “restore iPhone” in iTunes?

connect the iPhone to the computer, click on the device, under summary there are two buttons as described in the question what is the difference in terms of what is actually restored?
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Apple logo flashing?

Last night my iPhone 4s suddenly crashed and I thought it was because out of battery, even though it was still at 17%. I plugged it in and left it for about 10 mins and it turned back on but it was ...
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Which directory does Mac OS X 10.10.x keep iPhone back up file?

I backed up my old iPhone 5S with iTunes on Mac OS X 10.10,But It seems that it's not easy to find the folder. (In Windows,It's C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\backup) ...
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iTunes continually asks for authorisation

iTunes keeps asking me to authorise my computer for a track from a recently purchased album. I have tried deleting the track but iTunes store said I already had it so I couldn't re-download it - I ...
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How to determine the name of the .ipa file associated with each app on an iOS device?

When I sync my iOS device via iTunes, .ipa files are copied into: ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media/Mobile Applications The apps on my device are a mixture of apps installed from the public app store and ...
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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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Airplay doesn't show up until airport express is restarted

Since a little while, I always need to restart my airport express for airplay to show up on my computers. I use my airport express solely for the airtunes feature, and actually use a different wifi ...
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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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Convert mp3 file for podcasts into one that will show up in iOS Music (not Podcasts) app

I would like to convert mp3 files for podcasts into "plain" mp3 files of the kind that when synced to iOS will show up in the Music app's playlists but not in the Podcasts app. I've had some success ...
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Compilations in a playlist ordered by Artist

I have a playlist entitled "Current Favourites" that is ordered by Artist because I like to listen to music in order of an artist's work from start to finish but it contains single tracks by artists ...
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Mp3 file sounds fine in some media players but not others

I have a number of mp3 files that I encoded via LAME from the original super nes sound files. They sound fine in the following: Windows Media Player Foobar2000 (windows) VLC (all platforms) But ...
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How can I delete song from both playlist and iTunes library?

How can I delete a song both from a playlist and the iTunes music library when viewing the playlist in iTunes 12.0.1.26. I've tried several key combinations with Backspace and Delete (in the ...
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I do not want to change my Apple ID

I do not want to change my Apple ID but it says I have to change it. I was on the family I PAd and I tried to put in my iTunes password but it didn't work because the iPad was attached to my ...
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Itunes Match … how do I see the music that's been downlaoded to device?

I've looked a lot on the web for this and done a lot of trial and error on my end but I cannot for the life of me figure this out... I have itunes match installed, it works great! I can stream all ...
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What's the best match iTunes version for iPhone 2G (first generation) now?

My iPhone 2G (first generation) can't be recognized by the current iTunes 11. (Tried both DFU mode and recovery mode but failed.) So whats the best match iTunes version (and where can it be ...
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iTunes - adding content to third party app

Prior to this iTunes 12 update, there was a way to navigate to the apps on your iPad and select a third party app from the App Store, then be able to 'add media' to that application. I would put home ...
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Imported photos less than iPhone settings or iTunes storage reports

I'm attempting to transfer photos to the computer to clear off space on the phone. iPhone Settings -> General -> About reports 2,171 photos iTunes -> iPhone -> hover over Photos part of bar -> ...
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How do I transfer my entire itunes library (retaining the original music playlists) from my iPad iOS 5.1

How do I transfer my entire itunes library (including the specific music playlists) from my original iPad iOS 5.1 via wifi to my new Macbook air with Yosemite? The bulk of my music library is CD's ...
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Can I copy files between 2 different iTunes libraries within iTunes?

I want to create 2 iTunes libraries on my Windows 7 PC so that my wife and I can separate our music and more easily sync to different iPods. However, we also want to be able to share some of the ...
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Deleted Files from my IPhone still shows up when I hook my phone to Itunes

I deleted Music and Video from my Iphone 5, 8.1.2; But whenever I hook it up to the PC it still shows the deleted files as ghost datas under "On my device", furthermore Itunes says that my device has ...
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Why does iTunes 12.1 keep deleting podcasts I've downloaded but not listened to?

I have had this happen many times in the past few months. I spend quite a bit of time downloading all the episodes of a podcast so I can listen to them in my own time. Then when I refresh my podcast ...
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Changing an itunes account

My husband now has my ipad but it has my itunes account on it instead of his, how do we change it to his account?
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iTunes automatically skips to artist currently selected in column browser

OK, so I'm coming from an older version of iTunes and using the current version on a new Macbook. Let's say I'm listening to songs from Led Zeppelin, for example, and then select Pink Floyd in the ...
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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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can an iPad be linked to two different iTunes accounts?

Can I load the songs/games I purchased using my Itunes account to my husband's iPad? My iPad is not working.
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Playout video from iTunes 12 to external monitor

I want to be able to play my own videos out of iTunes 12 to an external monitor (HDMI) and keep the iTunes interface on my laptop screen.
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Suddenly having issues streaming iTunes 12 (OS 10.9.5 / 2010 iMac) to an Airport Express

The Airport Express is one of the older ones (no power brick). I had issues 3 months ago ; Apple couldn't help me (before I had to go) so I left it at that. Thought to get the other Airport Express ...
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Remove podcast from iPod Shuffle when it's deleted in iTunes

I just moved to a new Mac with Yosemite. The iTunes version is 12.0.1.26. On my old Mac with Mountain Lion (not sure of iTunes version), when I deleted a podcast episode from iTunes it would ...