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

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Mysterious sounds of mail activities when launching iTunes

I am an infrequent user of iTunes on my Mac under Mavericks, mainly to listen to radio broadcasts over the internet. Often, when I launch iTunes after a few weeks of inactivity I distinctly hear ...
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AppleScript to get all tracks from albums with less then a certain number of tracks

How would I write an AppleScript to get all tracks from albums with less then n tracks in iTunes?
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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 correctly download WWDC videos from iTunes U on Mavericks?

Downloading some videos for example WWDC2012 works fine, but it seems that older videos from past WWDCs cannot be downloaded. When trying to play the older videos you get a popup telling you the ...
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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 ...
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Playlist Folder unable to transfer music to my iphone

I'm having hard time figuring out and i gone through lots of youtube videos and finally i decided to post my issue: I'm using 11.1.3.8 IPhone 5S I connect my IPhone and go to the Music tab and I ...
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Saving an internet audio stream as a “bookmark” in iTunes Music Library: where'd that go?

In previous versions of iTunes, it was possible to create a "bookmark" for an internet radio station (i.e., an "internet audio stream") in the Music section of the Library -- you just opened the ...
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iTunes: sort order of a shared mediathek

If I access a shared mediathek, it is always sorted by interpret. To change this order, I can use ⌘+J. However, is there any way to set a different sort order as default?
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iTunes sync with songs on a new disk drive

When I switched computers I moved my music to a data drive D but now itunes can't find most of the music. Any ideas how I get itunes to search all drives and re-add???
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Doubt with iTunes account with different countries

I already have an iTunes Indian account. Now from Account settings, I can change my country and select US. It will ask to license agreement and US address. After that I am signed into iTunes US store. ...
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Does anything get deleted when synchronising an iPod Touch to a new PC?

I have an iPod Touch 4 full with music, apps, photos, notes and so on. I have bought a new PC and would like to synchronize my iPod with it from now on. I have not all the files on iTunes on the new ...
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Find email address from iMessage contact?

I want to send a gift on iTunes to a friend of mine. They text me using iMessage, but I need their email address to send a gift. Is there a way to get this from their iMessage contact or will I just ...
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Cannot Purchase IAP, Continually Asks for Password

This is an iPad mini running 7.0.4. I am having trouble when trying to buy an IAP. It just continually asks for my iTunes PW (it's the correct PW). I often have trouble downloading apps as well. I've ...
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How can I remove the window size restrictions on iTunes 11.1.3 in Mavericks?

I'm trying to make the iTunes window narrower than the 700px default minimum window width (I don't care about the possible negative side effects). I read a previous post that stated that this could ...
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How do I get my iPad to show up under DEVICES in iTunes 11.1.3?

I've been having problems seeing my iPad (and my iPhone, haven't tried my iPod) under the DEVICES section on the left (where the STORE, GENIUS, PLAYLISTS, LIBRARY are located) in iTunes 11.1.3. It ...
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iTunes Store Genius feature for new albums

What options does the iTunes Store have if I want to view NEW albums only by artists that currently exist in my library? iTunes Genius is constantly scanning my library and sending the results to ...
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Rating Tracks with half stars on iPad or iPhone

I'm aware that one can rate tracks in iTunes on a Mac with half stars but I haven't figured out a way to do this on my iPhone or iPad. Anyone know of a way? I found a workaround using iTeleport and ...
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iPhone 4 Zombie Apps in ios7

I have several unwanted apps on my iPhone 4 ios7 that appear greyed out, do not run, show a "paused" badge when I click on them, but will not delete if I try the usual method. They will also not be ...
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Find which songs failed to sync

I've got about 6000 songs in my iTunes library. I just got a new iPhone and after synching I found that there were about 60 fewer songs on it than there was in my library. However I didn't get any ...
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How can I get the voice memo to play from a playlist?

I have input a voice memo into my iTunes and I've added it to a Playlist, but when I listen to the Playlist on my iPhone, it's not there. How can I get the voice memo to play from a playlist (the rest ...
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How to brake from request to connect to iTunes while upgrading iOS and brake upgrading?

My iPhone 4s was working but not recognized by any computer and can not be connected to iTunes. It is after restoring my IMEI in some lub. I have started to upgrade it and it asks to connect it to ...
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Payment Method Problem

I've spent money on my iTunes so I don't want to create a new id but I think I have to. All I'm trying to do is remove my gift card that was mistaken for a credit card from my payment method but there ...
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Can't remove excess photos on my iPod Touch

I upgraded to the latest version of iPhoto released yesterday, and then I synced with my iPod. iTunes send a second copy of every photo to my iPod, so instead of 10 GB, my photos now take up 20 GB on ...
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Podcasts deleted from iPhone 4 through iTunes never get deleted

I hook my iPhone 4 up to my MacBook and delete all the podcasts I've listened to. I get the confirmation box, "Are you sure you want to delete this from your iPhone?" and hit yes. Everything is ...
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Set default permissions to potential new files in shared folder

I am using my iTunes library for multiple users. It is located in the public folder called "Shared". Of course I want to have the ability to add files from every account to my iTunes library. But ...
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How to import folder to iTunes as playlist

Previously I was able to create a playlist in iTunes on Windows by dragging a folder to it.Did Apple remove this feature from iTunes? In which version?Is there a workaround, or must I drag each mp3 ...
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Can't download apps from App Store (Can't connect to iTunes)

I cannot download any apps from the App Store (free apps) any more. The massage I receive is "Cannot connect to the iTunes Store." It seems that after I connect to iTunes with my laptop, it all ...
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Recovering podcast files after upgrading to iTunes 11.1

After upgrading to iTunes 11.1 the majority of my music and video library has disappeared. This affects files that I have saved as podcasts. There seems to be a known issue and I have found a solution ...
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Brand-new iPhone 4S won't charge or Sync with iTunes, but is recognized by it

So I bought a brand-new iPhone 4S three days ago and it all worked fine. I loaded my iCloud backup from my old 3GS and tried to sync so I get all my music back on my phone. I didn't have much time, ...
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“Cannot connect to iTunes” when updating ios

I have an iPhone 3G and my ios is 4.2.1, when downloading an app it allows me to download the ios 4.3, when i go to click upgrade it says it cannot connect to the iTunes store, when I have connected ...
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Filtering ratings for wi-fi calling apps in the iTunes store

When I search for wi-fi calling apps, the best that the iTunes store can filter down to by category is "Social Networking". This means I have to search through many other things. If I just type in the ...
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Line breaks often missing from lyrics on iPod

I like an orderly and well-documented music library, and one of the first things I do when I get new songs is to find the lyrics and put them on iTunes for my personal use. However, for several songs, ...
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Podcasts keep disappearing

After updating to iTunes 11.1.1, my podcasts keep disappearing. I've downloaded all the episodes numerous times and each time I close out iTunes, they disappear. I'm only able to retain the most 5-7 ...
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Why does iTunes put songs onto my iPod I never asked for?

Yeah, this is weird. I bought an iPod Nano and checked to see there was no music on it. I went to my computer's media storage for music that I put there myself and used iTunes to copy it to my iPod. ...
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How to get back all the photos in the camera roll?

I connected my brother's iPhone4 to iTunes to sync movies in my library. Since, his phone has never done any backup and first time connect to iTunes, I'd mistakenly press on something writes ...
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iTunes sync issue: Apple iPhone 3G/iPod

I recently did an iTunes update and then wanted to add songs from my music to iPhone/iPod. The iTunes library was empty and when I added folder to library and tried to put it on iPhone/iPod, it said ...
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iTunes & iOS7 Inconsistent on WRT music numbers

I didn't have this problem before updating to iOS7 on my iPhone, but not sure if that's what caused it. My phone shows that I only have 3 songs, 26MB of music on it & 42GB free space (when there ...
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Stopping iTunes Downloads on iOS 7

So, I was downloading some music when my iPod comlpetely froze. I had to reset it. This happened twice. When I came back from the second reset, the songs that had been downloading DURING the reset ...
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iPhone to iTunes

I bought some songs from my iPhone and not from iTunes. I tried to sync my phone with my iTunes on my computer, but it won't copy the songs I bought from my phone. I tried searching for the songs on ...
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Podcasts accidentally deleted from Windows iTunes but still on device - recoverable?

As a result of this debacle I have irretrievably lost about a dozen episodes of BBC Friday Night Comedy, which I have not yet listened to, from iTunes. These episodes are available for download for ...
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Highlights of iTunes/iCloud sync agreement

What are the highlights or most important aspects of the iTunes/iCloud syncing agreement? When I try to play a song I get a prompt requesting that I agree to the terms. I realize that it is ...
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Album Artwork for iPod 4.2.1

Album Artwork in windows media does not show in iTunes. Can I use the art work I have and how?
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How to know which files iTunes could not import?

I'm trying to import a large iTunes library from an XML file, but at the end I get a message: Some songs of "example.xml" file were not imported because they were not found However, I know that ...
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Making iTunes restore edited iTunes backups

When you enter names in the To field when sending SMS from iPhone, numbers and names you deleted a year ago come up as auto-complete. This is a design blunder and a huge annoyance. I found these ...
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Can't sync, iTunes says they can't be found

Just updated to 7. I'm syncing my phone, but an error message pops up telling me that 24 songs cannot be synced because they cannot be found. However, I can just click into the songs on itunes and ...