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

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Connecting Apple Remote app to iTunes on PC

I wish to play music on iTunes on a PC (Win7) through Apple Remote app on iPad (the new one/3). I manage to register Remote, that is, enter PIN, but on iPad my iTunes library doesn't have name, and ...
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iTunes won't sync song

I have my iTunes library on my external hdd and added a track to an playlist. Everything goes and works fine in iTunes, I can play the whole song from begin to end (also in other applications on ...
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iTunes 10.6.1 wrongly syncing apps again?

With iTunes 10.5 there was an issue, that you couldn't disable app syncing with your iPhone, without wiping all apps from the device. Then with 10.6 that got fixed, and I could transfer music and ...
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How do I fix inverted colours in video thumbnails in iTunes and on my iPod Touch?

Most but not all of my videos in my iTunes library (in iTunes on my Windows XP desktop, and on my iPod Touch 4th Gen running iOS 4.3.5) show inverted colours in the still preview thumbnail. They play ...
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Some photos fail to synchronize with my iPad

I have a large collection of photographs and I want to synchronize a selection of albums, totally around 2500 photos, ranging in file size from 400KB to 7MB, with most of them around 5MB-6MB. Only ...
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How to adjust Smart Playlists so they work better on iOS device with iTunes Match

I have a smart playlist that has all songs with a play count over 20 that haven't been played in the last 6 months. On a computer, the playlist is set to limit it to 25 songs, selected by random. On ...
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iTunes Match: Lossless tracks in two locations

Is there any way to have my Lossless tracks in two places, and not have iTunes have them show up as duplicates? Basically, I've got my full iTunes library at home, and I've got a subset of that at ...
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Disable automatic iTunes music stop when switching to Youtube on iPad

I am listening to some music on my iPad, from iTunes. Sometimes I switch to the youtube app, because I want to just watch some scientific videos (mostly text and images, no sound or useless music), ...
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iTunes interrupts shutdown

I'm on Lion. Everytime I try to shut down my laptop, I get a popup that tells me that iTunes has interrupted the shut down. When I try to shut down again (without quitting iTunes, or changing ...
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iTunes slow to read from SD Card in Macbook Air

I've recently bought a Macbook Air and I'm using a 64GB SD card to store my iTunes library there, so iTunes is constantly reading from the SD Card. The first times I used it I was quite disappointed, ...
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You have changed the settings for the XXXX. Would you like to apply these changes?

I have 3 iPhones and 1 iPad. These devices are listed on the left column on my iTunes on the mac. Suppose I have the first iPhone selected on that column. Every time I select another one, I see this ...
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How do I make sure a download is paused even though the network is not available?

Say for instance I have 10 downloads (podcasts) queued in iTunes. I click "pause all" of them and shutdown the computer. Now I move to a place where internet is not available. It still tries to ...
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Most content does not sync when upgrading 3gs (iOS 4) to 4s (iOS 5)

I tried upgrading to an iPhone 4s. After starting the phone, I chose to restore from iTunes and it told me to connect via USB, which I did. It went through what appeared to be a normal sync process, ...
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iPad update/restore fail with one machine, success on another

Interesting problem I can't find anything about: I have my iPad synced with my personal MacBook. Backups work, as far as I can tell (list of backups in Preferences window), and apps update, etc. ...
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How do I keep the iTunes Video Window from resizing

When watching videos or podcasts in a separate window in iTunes (10.4.1) OS X Snow Leopard, my preference is to place them at the bottom right of the screen. This is so I can keep browsing and working ...
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how to make songs in playlists not get deleted when i purge my itunes music library?

I have playlists in my itunes library. Now the problem is that once in a while I'd liked to clear my itunes library (because sometimes it will have multiple copies of the same file especially when i ...
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Is it possible to “un-lose” an iPad sync configuration in iTunes?

This morning, when I went to sync my iPad 2, iTunes appeared to have forgotten its existence (apart from, as I discovered on examining the restore option, a couple of older backups), and wanted to set ...
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iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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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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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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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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Streaming music is sometimes squelchy

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Itunes not synching mp3s in playlist to Ipad

I'm using smart playlist synchronization to store just that segment of music on my iPad that I like to listen to often. However, since the update to 8 or 8.1 or thereabouts, for some reason the ...
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Latest generation iPod shuffle can't be recognized by latest OS X and latest iTunes

I have the latest Yosemite update, also downloaded and installed latest iTunes and the iPod shuffle is also their latest generation. So I connect the iPod shuffle, it does show the icon on desktop and ...
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Is there a way to show import errors in iTunes?

When importing video files into iTunes (through either File > Add to Library, drag and drop, or the automatic import folder), is there a way to show errors or a log explaining why a file was not ...
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Why won't iTunes 12 Yosemite will not Get Track Names?

With iTunes 12 and Yosemite, when attempting to import an audio cd, iTunes 12 / Yosemite will report the error The song names for this CD could not be found online. Do you still want to import the ...
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Purchasing TV show seasons on iTunes and limiting downloads

So this is a noob question as I've never bought TV shows through iTunes. I want to buy all the episodes of a season in one payment, but I plan to download in 1080p so obviously it would be nice not to ...
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What a major lag with syncing contacts on iphone!

I have iphone 4s (7.1.2 ios), itunes 12.0, Mac os 10.10 (Yosemite) I have connected iphone to macbook and in "Info" section checked "Sync Contacts" that means upload contacts from iphone to computer ...
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Backup Encryption Password

My IPad 2 crashed recently and I was forced to upgrade to IOS8. However, when I try to restore my local backup it no longer recognises my password. What do I do to restore my data??? I'm running ...
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itunes password, email and security code dont work

How can i get into my itunes account or reset my password? The email option and security question don't work, I can't figure out why. I am the only account holder and my email is the same. When I ...
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How to download course collections from iTunesU in iTunes 12?

I have difficulty in downloading video content of course 'collection', those with notebook looking icon in iTunesU. As usual I click 'subscribe' button 1, but only the pdf files are downloaded. ...
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How do I refresh the list of AirPlay speakers in iTunes?

Sometimes an AirPlay speaker disappears from the list in iTunes (due to a network dropout or some other issue). If I close and reopen iTunes, the list of AirPlay speakers is refreshed and I can ...
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Is there a way to show differences between itunes music library and ipod music library?

I have an ipod touch third generation which hasn't been plugged into itunes for a very long time. It has thousands of songs on it (not purchased from itunes but ripped from CDs) Over the time I've ...
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How can I stop high scores from going onto my iPad from other devices on my account ?

I have two children not old enough for their own iTunes accounts on my own account and on games like Jetpack Joyride I get their high scores and progress when I play the game . I fully understand why ...
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Transfering between itunes accounts, different geographical locations

I have two itunes accounts, one australian and the other US. I have movies and TV shows on both accounts. My question is can I transfer the shows between two accounts with different geographical ...
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Prevent iTunes 12 for Windows from stopping podcast update

There are some podcasts that I listen to infrequently, but when I do, I want to listen to all of the previous episodes. After I stop listening for a while, however, iTunes stops updating ...
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itunes synced to iphone 8.1.2

I have deleted all my songs and podcasts from my iphone from the usage screen. I have 19 songs that still appear although my iphone. with no way to swipe to remove. Under storage iphone says there is ...