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How do you configure fstab to work with a credential file?

Mavericks appears to have broken automount and the "auto_resources" solution for connecting SMB drives, like my Drobo FS, which houses my 2GB+ iTunes collection. After figuring out how to configure ...
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Is it possible to access the raw audio files in the IOS itunes library from an app?

I have been looking into weather IOS developers have the ability to access the raw media files from the itunes library. I know you can 'query' a song and then pass that song to the media player, but I ...
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iOS iTunes downloads pause at 2MB

On my iPhone 5S, when downloading a song from iTunes (over both 4G and wifi), I get a consistently long pause/stop in the download when it reaches approximately 2MB downloaded. I've noticed this with ...
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iTunes sync on a different laptop erases everything synced before or just music which i dont have any?

I had synced my iPad before on a friend's laptop to only get apps [no music, videos, photos, contacts, emails...etc]. I want to sync it again with my laptop to get music. So when it says it wants to ...
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Whenever I sync podcasts from iTunes to my iPhone (running iOS 7), it doesn't show up in the podcasts app

I used to manage all of my podcasts via the Podcasts app itself (downloading it via WiFi as necessary), but a favorite of mine recently went with a paid show and the only way to get it is to download ...
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iTunes - How to actually synchronize libraries between 2 Mac with Google Drive

I have two macs (Mavericks) plus the latest version of iTunes. What I want to do is to mirror any change I do on one library to the other iTunes library using Google Drive (iTunes Library Mac 1 to ...
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Make iTunes remember iPhone pin for sync

Is it possible to make iTunes remember iPhone pin for sync? It's really annoying having to unlock the phone when it wants to sync!!
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iTunes - Review Last Update

I tried to review on last update of my favorite app but it went to "All version" review but I expected about "Current Version" review! What's the problem?
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Show In Playlist functionality

I frequently use the "Show In Playlist feature" to pick songs so I can play songs that I have not played before. However, I have multiple copies of the same song - some are the same version, some are ...
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Cannot turn on device after update to iTunes and backup of iPhone

I cannot switch on my iPhone 4s after I updated my iTunes on laptop and did a backup. How to solve this?
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iTunes Auto-Add does not move files

I got a little problem regarding the "Automatically Add to iTunes.localized" Folder. I had a big Library containing about 100GB of Music. Somehow iTunes got messed up and lost all the file-links, so ...
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Video plays in QuickTime but not in Itunes

This video plays just fine in Quicktime but in Itunes the video plays but the screen stays black. The audio however, does play just fine. I think my video has the right codec?
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repeated iCloud downloads required

Some of the music on my iPhone (4S, IOS7 keeps having to be downloaded for me to play it. In several cases over the past months I have had to download the same songs several times. No synch in ...
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iTunes Wi-Fi Sync Last Sync date seems to be stuck

When I sync my iPhone by going to Settings > General > iTunes Wi-Fi Sync it seems to sync, but the last sync date hasn't updated since March 31st. At the beginning of this month I had some issues with ...
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iTunes shows 2 files on my iPhone likely to be transfered, always greyed out.

so here is what I've got. I have bought two singles from iTunes store on my mac and somehow they were put into iPhone 'transfer list', you know, greyed out until the next sync. If I delete them from ...
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iPod Touch 3G - Error after update and can't do a factory reset

Can anybody help me to reset my iPod? I don't need the data back - only my iPod. I got an iPod touch 3G and yesterday I got an update message from iTunes. After that update iTunes gave me an error ...
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How do I prevent timing out when coping files to my iPad/iPhone?

I've been copying dvd rips to my son's iPad. But quite often it would time out like the device has been unplugged. I get similar error when copying music to my wife's iPhone. And the only solution is ...
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iTunes seems to be compressing my album art

| don't know which version it was before the new version started to compress image quality. I prefer my songs to have a high resolution album cover, like Rihanna's "LOUD" album cover, the cover is ...
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Audiobook ends up being two books on iPhone

I have an audiobook on my laptop (Moby Dick, which I ripped from CDs). I want to put it on my iPhone so I can listen to it on a long car ride. On my laptop, I see it as one book: And when I select my ...
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Can't play SMB mounted music in iTunes

For years now I've been hosting my music collection on my Linux server, and NFS mounting it on my Mac. It's never been a problem, except for the fact that my uids don't match up, so I can't edit the ...
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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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iTunes does not recognize password with spaces

I set my AppleID's password on the website and it contains spaces. Now when I try to register my iPhone using iTunes, it complains that my password contains spaces! All other Apple apps, ...
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iCloud retrieval

I turned off the iCloud backup. I want it back, however, I can't do anything without my Apple ID password. Although I changed my id and password previously, my old Apple ID comes up and it asks me to ...
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iTunes: Custom image for PLS file?

I love me some SOMA FM, which I play in iTunes on Mavericks. The stations show up in iTunes as PLS files, which, unfortunately, all look the same: This makes switching stations boring and slow. So ...
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iTunes won't back up bc it's corrupt or incompatible

I can't back up my iPhone to iTunes and haven't been able to for almost a year. I updated my phone, I've reinstalled iTunes, |I've deleted the backups existing in the preferences. Any forum I've ...
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How do I stop the iTunes update requests I am seeing on my Windows 7 computer?

I wish to stop the iTunes update requests I am seeing on my Windows 7 computer. I don't have, need, or want iTunes, so after installing it, I removed it months ago by going to the Windows uninstall ...
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iTunes duplication / elimination!

Somehow, I have ended up with two separate Apple IDs in iTunes. One is my user name; the second is my user name with the extension "me.com". Is there a way to merge them? It took me a few minutes to ...
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How to send Podcasts from iPad to Mac Mini?

I have a few hard to find podcasts (Monocle.com) on an iPad Mini with iOS 7.0.4. It's getting low on memory and I want to transfer these podcasts to my Mac Mini (Mavericks 10.9.1). They don't show up ...
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How to automate iTunes to iOS File Sharing

Connect an iPad to a Mac via USB and iTunes allows you to copy arbitrary files to apps that support it. How can I automate that? Neither AppleScript nor Automator can do it. Is there a way on the ...
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What format/bitrate are iTunes sample files on the iTunes store?

Is there anywhere which officially says what format/bitrate is used for the sample files which you play on the iTunes store? If there's nothing official, can any audiophiles work it out roughly? So, ...
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Itunes isn't showing a device button, instead shows dropdown menu for “wishlist” and “previews”

I have the latest version of Itunes, and I went through all of the troubleshoot steps, and nothing's worked. here are some screenshots of what I'm talking about: http://imgur.com/a/F5nIk#0 The ...
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How does appannie collect their app store rankings?

App Annie claims ranks go up as high as 1500. Using the charts apple provides (example: ...
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Add a folder of music to iTunes

Setup: Windows 7, iTunes 11.1.4.62 I have a couple dozen folders of .mp3 and .m4a files. In iTunes, if I do "Add Folder to Library..." or drag-and-drop the folders onto iTunes, it looks like it's ...
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Is my local iTunes music library completely replaceable by iTunes Match?

My iTunes library contains (1) purchased music from the iTunes Store and (2) music that is not from the iTunes Store (like mp3 files ripped from CDs). I am subscribed to iTunes Match. Furthermore I ...
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Files, photos and videos missing in ipad air

I have lost my files in notes.app and lost my photos and videos which were transferred from my iPhone 5 to iPad Air. Can I recover them?
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No sound for a second after unpausing itunes video

When I watch an iTunes video and pause it, and than play it again, there is no sound for about a second. I've had it for quite a long time now, but can't remember if it's always been this way. Any ...
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Cannot connect to itunes after updating to ios 7

i have updated my iphone to ios 7 after updating i am trying to connect it to my i tune on my PC but there is no option to sync and in iphone also the sync option is disabled
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Different number of Contacts on iPhone, iCloud & Outlook. How to find the ones not in both? & Fix It

Different number of Contacts on iPhone, iCloud & Outlook. How to find the ones not in both? & Fix it We have not yet installed the iCloud Control Panel for Windows on the PC - Win 7 x64 ...
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Complex Issue: iPhone Contacts with unified/ linked cards double sync with iCloud & back up with iTunes + Outlook

Complex Issue: iPhone Contacts with unified/ linked cards double sync with iCloud & back up with iTunes + Outlook Current State: iPhone 4 iOS 5.1.1b iCloud Control Panel/ Application Setup ...
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Automatically Add to iTunes Folder Broken?

I help to run an internet based, community radio station that uses almost entirely built in Mac OS X components. In order to flesh out our schedule, we record and then import locally produced shows ...
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How can I know what apps are on my phone but not in my iTunes library?

I constantly get the following warning dialog when doing a backup of my device to my computer through iTunes. Clicking yes does not prevent this from happening in the future. Clicking no does ...
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Accessing backed up Garageband files in iTunes without device connected

I have a query relating to backing up files to iTunes. Essentially, I want the reassurance of knowing that if I lose my iPhone, I'll have the files to hand (I'm aware of iCloud by the way, but the ...
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Mysterious sounds of mail activities when launching iTunes

update: possibly this issue has nothing to do with iTunes. It could be related to my external P**s (dutch company name) loudspeakers, connected via usb 2.0. When I plug-in the jack I sometimes hear ...
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iTunes recognizes device incorrectly

When I plug my iPhone into my PC, iTunes recognizes it as my daughters, wiping out all my content and replacing with her pictures, songs, contacts. I just want to download some songs and leave the ...
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Centralizing music collection to a NAS — Enable streaming to devices

I'm currently setting up my new NAS and would like to move to a more centralized solution for storing my music collection. I've been reading up about DAAP and how to use it to run an Itunes server. ...
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2 apple accounts, 2 countries - Ipad not syncing since recent update

Because I moved a lot in recent years I have an account from US and an account from Australia. I kept them both active as they dont have the same media available.... Until recently I could without ...
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How to preview changes when iTunes is going to synchronize data?

I am using iTunes on another computer for data synchronization to the iPad. Since such kinds of synchronization has the risk of data loss, can I preview the change on the iPad? Thank you.
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Can iTunes 10.7 run in Mavericks via a MacOS (Lion) Parallels guest OS?

Like many, I'd often prefer to run iTunes 10.7 instead of 11 in Mavericks, which auto-upgrades iTunes to 11. Others have struggled to do so. Can a Lion/Mountain-Lion Parallels guest OS run iTunes ...
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How to get all my music from two iPhones and from iCloud without creating duplicates?

I bought a new Windows 8 computer and I have not backed up my old iPhone for a while as my old computer is broken. I have managed to back up the old iPhone which has brought up some of my bought ...
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Restoring from icloud vs itunes to new phone, data missing

I have an iphone 4S and am moving to 5S. Normally backup to icloud automatically. I have done full backups on Itunes 11.1.3 on Mac 10.6.8. Neither is a complete backup. E.g. Itunes essentially refers ...