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

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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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Inconsistent access to services on sleeping devices

This may turn out to be two different questions/answers, but I suspect they're somewhat related. Let's see... Among other things on my home network, I have a MacBook Pro (mid-2010) and a Macbook ...
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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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How to transfer songs from an ipod nano to a windows8.1 laptop

My question is completely the reverse of this post as in that the OP is asking for a transfer of files from PC to iPod whereas i want to transfer the songs present in iTunes to windows 8.1 laptop. ...
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Why does iTunes and my iPhone not agree on how much free space I have on my iPhone?

Ok so I have a 32gb iPhone 4s that is updated all the way. When I plug it into my computer (PC) and run iTunes it (iTune) will tell me that I have a ton of free space on my phone howeer, when I look ...
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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 ...
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I do not have enough space to restore my backup

I do not have enough space to restore my backup. I currently own a iPhone 6 with a 16 gb storage. My back up currently holds a 20 gb storage of photos. So I was wondering if I could restore my backup ...
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Apple configurator using cart to sync 10 iPads Fails “waiting to authorize app”

I unable to restore new ipads from backup with multiple iPads in my sync cart. Sign out and in to iTunes, App Store and AC with no luck. Just hangs with a message "waiting to authorize app". ...
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Can I automate adding apps to iTunes?

I've never really played with automator or Apple script before but feel like now might be the perfect time to do so. I'd like to automate the following: If the message says "An older version of the ...
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I lost some songs on iphone when changed from 4 to 5s

I lost some songs on my iphone, I changed from iphone 4 to 5s, and then I lost 2 songs in the album, but the other ones still there. I can't find the missing ones. Where are them? I bought it,should ...
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Syncing Podcasts between two Macs

I listen to podcasts very frequently. But, for seemingly years now, neither of my computers (home vs work) will be sync'd. I'm on Yosemite, and up to date with all that, but still... Typical issue: ...
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Podcast disappears from iTunes 12

So after the most recent update of iTunes, one my podcasts keeps getting deleted. It is only the single podcast (The Comedy Button) and it will automatically delete after a few days. I have changed ...
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Backup with different itunes account

I have connected to a itunes a/c in my iphone. My doubt is that can anyone take backup of my device with their (different) itunes a/c? and user the backup data with their own device?
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Unable to Undo Delete before Sync (iTunes 12, iPod Touch)

Due to misreading I accidentally deleted all of my music off my iPod according to iTunes, but I haven't synced yet so the music is still all on the iPod according to the iPod. Here's the exact screen: ...
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How to make a mixtape, iOS only?

I'm in the middle of a cross-country road trip (Boston to Los Angeles). My girlfriend wants to share a mixtape with me. I don't have a computer with iTunes (I have an iPhone and an iPad, with ...
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Changing my name shown atop iTunes 12 (eg from 'Thomas' to 'Tom')

iTunes 12 (of the garish red icon) shows your name in its top bar. For me this says 'Thomas', but I'd like to switch it to 'Tom'. How can I do so? It's not in iTunes preferences, and I've just changed ...
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Location/Existence of iTunes plist files for iDevice apps

I've encountered an issue for an iOS device restore, where the iTunes account has changed and it has prompted for passwords of the old account during the restore. I've been told by Apple support ...
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iTunes replacing every iPhone backup

I have a MacBook running Yosemite. Every once in a while I will do a backup of my phone and all the backups ever done should show up in the iTunes preferences but they don't. Only the latest backup ...
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can't delete in iTunes 12 mavericks

I cannot move or delete songs from my iTunes 12 library. Someone suggested using the "Summary" tab, but there isn't one. Anyone else having this problem?
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Getting 'iPhone is synced with another iTunes Library although this is the Mac I've used

I recently had a problem with my iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1. I kept getting a dialog box about having to approve new terms of service for iCloud. However, I was never presented with the terms of ...
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iTunes unplayed podcasts list by episode and date?

I just downloaded new iTunes onto old PC. Earlier version had feature I found very helpful, that of listing unplayed podcast episodes by date downloaded. Now it seems to have vanished. Any hope of ...
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iTunes ignores track name in M3U playlist for URLs

I have M3U file like #EXTM3U #EXTINF:187,Track Artist - Track name http://my.site/3fe49f5deb06.mp3 (the URL locates the file on remote server, not a radio or stream) I see there is some track info ...
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Advertising Identifier declaration missing? Testflight external testers

i've tried to submit my app to the beta review (testflight, external testers) and got this mail after submitting. Undeclared Use of Advertising Identifier [IDFA]. Your app contains the ...
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iTunes Library Volume Location Problem

I have an external drive called "ITUNES_MAIN" that I keep all my media on and there's an "ITUNES_BACKUP" which is it's duplicate, just in case. Earlier this year, the main drive died, so I had to ...
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How do I automatically add podcast episodes to my iPod Touch 5 from my iTunes 12 instead of having to get them from the cloud?

I have subscribed to a podcast added several of the older episodes to iTunes 12 on my PC and downloaded them from the cloud. Before syncing my iPod Touch 5, I have selected the that podcast to be ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Why does my iPhone 4 not play songs purchased from iTunes?

My iPhone 4 will not play any song except those that have been purchased from iTunes. All songs that have been downloaded from CDs are skipped and marked for deletion. How do I get them to play ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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Ogg Vorbis/FLAC Support for OS X 10.10

I used to playback Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files (in iTunes) with this QuickTime plugin: https://www.xiph.org/quicktime/ But this no longer seems to work in OS X 10.10 (probably also in 10.9, I don't ...
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Show grouping field by default in iTunes Info Window

This is really really annoying when you manage your iTunes library in a good way, but Yosemite seems to strip out the 'Grouping' field when editing a track in the Info window. Is there any way to get ...
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Mini iPad with ios8 sync thru iTunes 11 on pc

My. Sync cancels randomly since upgrading to iOS 8. Can anyone tell me why please? I have over 1000 books and it cancels anywhere from like 20 to 100 books at a time... Very irritating. It takes a ...
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iTunes not showing app update description texts

I have a very weird problem with iTunes lately. When I go to Apps → Updates, all apps that show up there, don't have an update description text. The app is displayed, its version is displayed, vendor, ...
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My itunes program says i have more songs than my iphone says I do

According to my iTunes, I am supposed have something like 480 songs on my iPhone, which is correct. However, many songs are missing on my iPhone even though those songs are there under the "on this ...
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Problem synchronizing end of reoccurring task from iPhone

Calendar synchronization between iPhone and iCal works (over iTunes), but when a recurring appointment is ended on the iPhone, this is not synchronized with iCal, as a result reoccuring appointments ...
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How to resolve sync session failed to start issue in iOS 8?

When I tried to sync my iPhone 5 in order to switch to iPhone 6, I found the sync failed due to the error: Sync session failed to start in iTunes. However, despite me deleting all the multitasks and ...
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Have to keep closing and opening iTunes to finish a device restore

I got a new iPhone, and am restoring my old iPod Touch to this iPhone. During the process, it gets stuck on apps. I've got about 100, and it keeps stopping at about every 5 apps or so. By "stopping", ...
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syncing ipad mini and iPod touch using iTunes

I updated iTunes to 11.4 on my iMac and now my photos are a mess on both iPad mini and iPod touch also updated to iOS 8.0.2. Event order (188) is scrambled - have them sorted by date in iPhoto. Other ...
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How do I add a cover image to an iBook that lacks one?

I have several iBooks, purchased from the iBooks store that either never had cover images (typically because they are inexpensive "generics") or have "lost" them on iOS (for reasons that aren't clear; ...
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iTunes allowed content shows no countries

iTunes does not list any country other than Russia under the "Ratings For" section under "Allowed Content". I have "Reset All Settings" and that didn't change it.
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Change voice for track announcements IPod nano 7g

I found, that now in nanos (unlike in my old nano 5g) voiceover is built in, that means it doesn't generate voiceover messages as it used to do (and still do with shuffle), but reads titles on the ...
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I do NOT want AppleTV to update iTunes play counts

OS 10.9.4 iTunes 11.4 Playing songs on both of my AppleTVs updates the iTunes play count, even though this option is deselected in the iTunes preferences. How can I get the AppleTV to STOP updating ...