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

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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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Iphone not synicing

Well I have an iphone 5. It wasnt updated and it wasnt syncing then i updated and still it did not sync. I do not purchase my music in itunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it wont ...
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Grouping songs in a shuffled playlist in iOS 8

In iTunes on the Mac or PC, one may group songs to be played in a particular order during a shuffle by using the "Grouping" field in the GetInfo dialog. However, I am finding the groupings I have ...
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Can't open file from external NTFS disk

I am using OS X 10.9.4. I have my music library on an external NTFS disk. When I open these files in iTunes, there are no problems. However, when I view the files in Finder, the icons are grey. If ...
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Why does “Transferring Purchases” from iPad in a USB Backup Fail due to lack of space?

I'm having a terrible time trying to backup my iPad ever since I installed a large game yesterday. I am stuck with a 16GB iPad that has given me all sorts of trouble from day 1 due to lack of space. ...
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Can login to Apple ID via web, cannot via iTunes

I manage two different Apple IDs with the same iTunes. I just signed out one of the IDs and tried signing in with the other. I got "Your Apple ID or password was entered incorrectly". Then I signed in ...
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iTunes sync stalls on “Backup” step after I've taken new photos on my iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 5, which has a camera. If I take a photo with the camera, then sync with iTunes on Windows 7, then the sync process will stall on the Backup step, once that step is almost ...
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How to add songs to my IPOD without iTunes and without “seeing” the IPOD as a device

I'm running Windows in a virtual machine. I have my IPOD mounted in my host os and have the directory shared to my virtual machine. Therefore my Windows instance sees the IPOD as a directory, not a ...
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Selling music on iTunes: how many songs need to be in an album?

As one of the content requirements to sell music on iTunes, Apple wants you to have at least 20 albums in the catalog. Are there any limitations on the number of tracks in an album? I couldn't find ...
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Music Player with Queue + Shuffle

I'm looking for a music player with two key features: Allows me to add music to a "now playing" queue Keeps the queue shuffled (as I add music) Swinsian supports this feature but it's a pretty ...
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Why can't I update my payment information in iTunes account

Since I renewed my credit card and changed the address, I can't use my iTunes account any more. Tried crazy amount of times to change my payment information, it just does not accept. It happened last ...
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Freeze payments from itunes connect

I want to stop payments from Apple as well as I planning to revoke my bank account. How can I do that legally for itunes connect? Some money amount is remains on my apple account(amounts owed). All my ...
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Can't change purchased itunes videos to have media type other than Home Video

I have a number of files on my new Mac mini, imported into iTunes (12) from an external drive that had been serving as storage for my previous iTunes library on an old laptop that is now defunct. For ...
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Removing Podcasts Documents and Data

I've had issues with the stock iOS podcast app for a while now- syncing was broken, it kept crashing while downloading, etc etc. I decided to move to Downcast. Anyways, after deleting all my podcast ...
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iTunes deleted and now it won't redownload?

The other week my iTunes deleted almost everything from my library except for a few fast purchases, now I have redownloaded everything and it won't sync to my iPhone. I clicked on manually manage ...
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Synced content of old iPhone to new but old photos are not shown

Warranty was running out, decided to exchange iPhone 5 for another one. I synced everything with iCloud before deleting the whole phone data with the iPhone rep. The new device retrieved everything ...
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iTunes will not add some mp3 files

I own several albums from the same band and want to import all of the .mp3 files into iTunes (v. 12.0.1.26). However, iTunes will not add a few songs from 3 of the albums. All of the other songs were ...
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deleting failed itunes downloads

I purchased music on my iPad. Later I tried to download the same music to my power book. The download "failed" but titles are there in faint type in my music library. To tidy up I tried to delete but ...
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iOS 7, iPhone 5C, jailbroken - tried to restore to factory settings but it hangs in iTunes

Even in DFU mode, iTunes recognizes the iPhone. Before you can restore, iTunes makes you download the new iOS 8. iTunes stalls on "Installing 1 update (10 hours remaining)" It's been at this screen ...
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iTunes Sync Error -69

Got back from a three week international trip and trying to sync my iPhone 6 to iTunes resulted in an unknown error -69. I have been chatting and talking to tech support for five hours. Restarted ...
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Names of voice memos wiped after iOS8 upgrade - can I get them back?

I finally upgraded to iOS8.1.1 on my iPhone 5 a couple of days ago. Everything seemed to be fine, but when I went to record something this morning, I noticed that all of my voice memos were just ...
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Stop Itunes from transferring purchases to computer iOS 8

How can I stop iTunes from transferring purchases from my ipad ? I just want to backup everything besides the apps since they can always be downloaded back from iTunes store and I do not want to waste ...
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custom ringtone on iphone5s using linux?

I have an iPhone 5s. I want to have my own custom ringtone on my iPhone. But is there any way to do this without the (really time consuming) way of starting up computer, start iTunes, connect iPhone ...
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How to view an iPad in iTunes over ssh

I want to know how iDevices with the OpenSSH cydia package could be accessed via itunes over ssh. I want to use itunes, possibly with plugins to view my iPad over ssh, with the normal interface. Is ...
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iTunes w/ Airport Express getting Error -15000 on three different Dell PCs

Here's a question that the Apple discussion communities have been useless to solve. I've got 3 Airport Express speakers (bought in 2008, 2009, and 2010) that I used to use for music distribution in ...
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itunes stuck on “waiting for iphone”

So I have an iphone from ebay - it has a blank screen but when plugged into the pc tiny umbrella says it is in dfu mode but when trying to get out of it nothing happens apart from the windows sound ...
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Accessing WiFi on an iPhone 3 which is unlocked but has no sim

I have a UK iPhone 3G which I got unlocked when I moved to the states. I used to be able to use it to listen to music (via the Music button, not the iTunes button) fine but now it skips certain songs ...
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Want to dis-associate an Apple ID (for iPad) with my iTunes acct on MBP

I made mistake of using my iTunes account to sync and update my wife's iPad, and used her ID for this. Result, all of her apps merged with my apps for my iPhone & iPad. Got rid of those, but her ...
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an entire album is on my phone that doesn't show up on my laptop. i don't want it!

An entire album is in my 25 songs on my iphone. It does not show up in the purchased list when I check my laptop. I tried downloading one song and then swiping to delete it, but it is still listed ...
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How prevent changes on iPod syncing back to iTunes

From the tests I have done it seems that if I delete songs or playlists on my iPod touch and then sync, the song/playlist is deleted in iTunes. This is a problem if for eg. someone else uses my iPod ...
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iTunes Store New & Future Release List?

Are there any way to obtain a list of future iTunes Releases, like a list of what is coming out "that week" on the iTunes Store and or a list of Just Added on the iTunes Store, the iTunes Store ...
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Deleting then reinstating music library on iphone 5c

If I delete my music library on iPhone 5c can I reinstate selected music via my desktop outlook when I sync? Reason is I cant load ios8 to my phone as I don't have enough space for it. I would also ...
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Iphone 4s wont sync music put on Itunes from a CD

I have music that i put on itunes from CD's i purchased. They used to work just fine on my iphone, but randomly they do not. After the last time I synced my iphone, all the songs that were not ...
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Sync 2 separate iPhones with same iTunes account, without iCloud?

I have 2 Iphone 5's, one for work, one for personal. I need to keep the contacts and messages separate on both phones, but want to be able to sync the apps. I do not use iCloud, and I never will. ...
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How can I encode music for the iPod Game “Phase”

I have an iPod nano (3rd gen?) that has an iPod game on it called Phase. Unfortunately I can't link to many resources other than Wikipedia, because they all seem to have died out around 2009. The ...
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Is it bad that I don't have the Apple ID associated with my company's iTunes podcast? How can I retrieve it?

I work for an organization that runs a podcast. Several years ago an employee who no longer works with us set up a podcast page with iTunes. I have tried to figure out the password by resetting to ...
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itune cannot start with this error message: “iTunes quit unexpectedly while using the MobileDevice plug-in”

iTune cannot start. I have already tried creating a new itune library but got the same error message.
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iphone 5 is disabled and will not shutdown or restart

I cannot shut down iphone 5 after installing iphone software update. I found this iphone and no synced data is available. help!
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Getting unsupported firmware error while trying update iPhone 5S to iOS 8

I am trying to update my GF's phone to iOS8. I do not have a reliable internet connection and iTunes keep disconnecting in middle and never resumes the download. So I downloaded IPSW link mentioned in ...
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Can I make a playlist in iTunes of songs in my music library that aren't on an iPod?

I'm running iTunes 12.0.1 on my Mac, which is running OS X 10.7.5. Is there a way to browse a list of songs that are in my music library that are NOT currently on an attached iPod? I want to look at ...
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Accidentally deleted the wrong iPhone backup from iCloud

I hope you can help me. I've recently gotten way too fed up with all the "not enough space" issues on both my iCloud and MacBook that I've deleted some of the wrong things by accident in my attempt ...