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

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Apple Remote for iPhone won't discover iTunes library without network gateway to internet enabled

This may be a networking question as much as an Apple-specific question; however it's directly related to configuration / behaviour of Apple Remote, so hoping to find an answer here. My goal: Build a ...
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iTunes: get selected mobile apps with AppleScript

I fear I already know the answer to this one, but is there any way to access the locally-stored Mobile Applications in an iTunes library using AppleScript? The selection property appears to not ...
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“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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How to listen to the same song at the same time on 2 different iPhones?

My girlfriend stay far way from me, but we have a habit that is listening to music together in the morning. But now we have to do that by playing loud by a Computer so that the quality is so low. I ...
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iPhone 5 photo albums

I needed to restore my iPhone to erase data but wanted to keep my photos. I copied them onto my laptop and then restored the iPhone and set it up as a new iPhone and then synced the photos back onto ...
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iTunes randomly freezes on startup on Windows 7

I'm running iTunes 11.4.0.18 (the latest available version) on Windows 7 x64; for reference, I've been having this problem for months, and even on the computer I had before this one, which I replaced ...
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What does this mean? “((•))”

Downloaded song and played it for months. It then stopped playing and the ((•)) symbol appears to the left of the song title. What does this mean, and how can I get may song playing again?
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Free U2 album doesn't show up in music library, just iPod

In yesterday's (sep 9th 2014) Apple event, Tim Cook anounced Apple would offer as a gift the album "Songs of Innocence" by the Irish rock band U2. The iTunes Music Store said album was already ...
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Home Sharing songs greyed out on iPad

I connected my iPad to Home Sharing from my laptop. I can play music by pressing shuffle play and pressing next, however I cannot choose which song to play because it is either greyed out (inside ...
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How can unauthorized movie purchases be made on my 1st generation Apple TV?

In the last 6 months, two movies have shown up as purchased on my 1st Generation Apple TV, but neither I nor my wife have purchased them. The first time this happened, I thought perhaps it had been ...
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Shortcut for selecting the first song result from search in iTunes

Often times I find myself searching for a song in my library and as expected iTunes filters my results. I wanted to know is there a quick way for me to be a to jump right to that first result instead ...
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iPad 4 (A1460) seems bricked wont boot, restore or update

I got an iPad 4 (A1460) for repair and after a day of trying i cant get it boot. iTunes can only recognize it while on iTunes mode or DFU mode but restore it stuck in "Waiting for iPad" or "Restoring ...
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iTunes won't show my Cloud music?

My iTunes keeps crashing whenever I try to show my Cloud Music. I go into Preferences > Store and check the box to show the music, but then it tries to load it and it crashes. It'll keep crashing each ...
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For my iPhone, why is the “restore from backup” option not available in iTunes?

I'm trying to back up and restore my iPhone using iTunes in order to attempt to get my supposedly successful carrier unlock from Chronic Unlocks to work. This is what Chronic Unlocks support ...
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Switch between playlists but ensure that songs are not repeated

I'm putting together a few different music playlists for a friend's wedding and I'd like to ensure that if we switch from one playlist to another and then back to the original playlist that no tracks ...
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Can I use sharing?

Can I use "Share my library on my local network" ? I have my library in a shared folder on my iMac, this is to stop having to have the same music stored twice so my other half can use iTunes as well ...
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Should I delete crash logs manually?

My %appdata%\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\<devicename> folder contains hundreds of thousands of crash logs. Should iTunes clean up this folder automatically or should I delete ...
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How do I sync a current iPhone to new mac? With no prior itunes backups

I've always synced to iCloud for my backup. I got a macbook pro and would like to sync it with itunes, but not lose my apps and photos and whatnot. How can i prevent it from erasing everything and ...
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Sync Android with iTunes

I have iTunes on my Windows 7 PC. I love how flawlessly iPhones sync with iTunes, but I have an Android phone :( Is there an easy way to plug in my Android and sync it with iTunes? If it matters I ...
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What is “Sync Books” in iTunes for?

All of my iBooks appear in all of my devices, regardless of what device I ordered them on. Even if a book is not present on a device, a corresponding icon is, along with an option to download the book ...
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Can't enable AirPlay system-wide, but it works in iTunes 11

I can enable AirPlay from iTunes to my Apple TV and it works great. In the system-wide audio output devices, the Apple TV is also listed. When I click on it to select it, the selection immediately ...
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How do I disable “iTunes Home Sharing”?

Whenever I launch iTunes, I see my computer appears listed among those offering Bonjour services (e.g., by iStumbler), with an entry for "iTunes Home Sharing" even though I have unchecked "Share my ...
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changes made to Apple account wont apply!

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it wont let me: 1) Its explicit (Just swears ...
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How to look up lost iTunes shared library password?

I forgot the password to my iTunes home shared library. I know I can set a new password in the iTunes prefs, but I do not want to update all my home devices to the new password! I cannot find the ...
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Transferring data from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4S using iTunes 11.3.1 - set up as new or restore?

I'm using an iMac with the latest iTunes (11.3.1). My iPhone 4S is currently on IOS 7.1.2 I've been using my iPhone 3GS for a few years now & I recently just got an iPhone 4S. When I got my 4S, ...
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How to update apps in iTunes 11.3?

I'm on OS X 10.9.4, with iTunes 11.3.1. I got a new phone and am trying to get it set up on a new mac. Previous to this, I already sync'd the phone to an older mac (to get all my old apps and data ...
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An analytics/statistical tool for Podcasts

I have podcasts stored on my Mac Mini Server. It is in iTunes but others can add the XML link to other RSS readers. Is there Apple software available where I can keep track of the number of ...
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Problems accessing movies on MacBook Pro via Apple TV

I've got a MacBook Pro and Apple TV, and I can search and select the movies found within the MacBook Pro's iTunes from the Apple TV's > Computers menu. The problem is that when I try to play the ...
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How Do I Set Multiple Categories for a Podcast?

I have a podcast that I want to be listed under Religion & Spirituality. I would like for it to be listed when someone selects Christianity or Spirituality. I just submitted my podcast with the ...
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Keep iTunes library in sync on OS X and Boot Camp (Windows 8)?

Is it possible for me to keep my iTunes libraries in sync with each other on OS X and Windows if so how? My iTunes library is stored on a network share made available via AFP and SMB. Is it possible ...
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iTunes link not working

So there's that app I found from my PC and should like to download: http://www.itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id666206963 When I click the link, my device asks me if I want to open it in the app store, ...
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How can I run iTunes without installing Bonjour in Windows 7?

I just checked my Windows error logs and Bonjour has caused a ton of errors. After reading about Bonjour and not needing the networking services it provides, I deleted it. Now when I open iTunes, an ...
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How can I find the bottleneck in my media server setup?

On seemingly random occasions, streaming media from iTunes on a Mac mini to my Apple TV (3rd gen, latest software) will result in slow buffering of movies. The catch? There's no consistency to when it ...
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Create iTunes URL for iOS app for all territories given iTunes ID?

We are having sharing apps with a single iTunes link. Our iTunes links don't work in all territories even after removing the country reference. For instance, this app's link works in the US but not ...
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Visualizer on multiple monitors

I have a windows 7 PC with multiple monitors. It is possible to display the ITunes visualizer across multiple monitors? It currently only uses the one that I am on.
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How to put music on someone else's device without erasing their data?

I have a friend who wants me to put my music from my iTunes onto her iPad. The problem is her iPad has not been backed up onto another computer, so when I plug it in it asks to set up as new iPad or ...
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Is it possible to launch and use Itunes with the command line on windows?

Is it possible to use iTunes with the command line on Windows? I want to pass actions to the program like to play a playlist. Is it possible to use any iTunes functionalities in the command line? ...
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Can the Time Capsule serve an Apple TV without a powered on Mac?

We have an Apple TV (3rd gen) and a 2 TB Time Capsule on which we know how to store movies already. One can use the Time Capsule and simply add movies stored on it into the iTunes library. However, ...
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Itunes Keeps deleting my podcasts

I like to download podcasts to my ipod to listen to them at work or at the gym. However, after I have listened to them, once I sync my ipod with my computer, it deletes the podcasts that I have played ...
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I backed up to itunes but it didn't transfer to my new iphone

I did a backup of my iPhone 4 to iTunes in anticipation of getting a new iPhone 5S. When I did the restore to my new iPhone after I got the new phone, it didn't give me the latest data that was on ...
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My iphone's apps are copied onto someone else's phone each time they sync

My husband and I share a computer and iTunes. We have separate Apple IDs. When my husband syncs his phone, he gets a whole new page of all the apps from my phone. I can see as it's syncing, that it's ...
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How to get iTunes to reconnect after buffering?

If I am streaming internet radio and iTunes looses the signal it will try to reconnect and then just gives up and moves to the next track in the playlist of internet songs. Is there a way to change ...
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iTunes Artwork screensaver disappears on mouse move

The iTunes Artwork screensaver lets me choose an album to play from my library, but the moment I start moving the mouse the screensaver disappears (after a second or two) making it impossible for me ...
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iPhone via USB sync error - “MuxClearPipeStall Can't clear pipe stall 2” and Error 0xE8000070

This error has occurred every now and then for several users, in the form of sync-over-USB not working, iTunes failing to recognize the device, etc. A few examples (admittedly old) are here: ...
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How do I backup my selection of music in my iPod?

I have a collection of music in my drive that exceeds the capacity of my iPod. Thus, I can't have it all on it, and I just did a hand-picked selection. The problem is, my iPod is old and it's not so ...
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How to tell whether a purchase used an iTunes gift card or my credit card?

I redeemed an iTunes gift card and purchased some songs. When i tried to go see how much money I had left on the card it said: credit card total $1.29. This information was displayed underneath latest ...
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On OS X are iTunes and the App Store apps one and the same?

I have two MacBook Airs (Running the latest version of OS X 10.9). On one of the MacBooks I decided to get rid of some of the apps that I know I am not going to use. One of the apps that I got rid of ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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Is there a way to view list of TV shows downloaded to iPhone (iOS 6)?

I have downloaded several TV shows that I purchased via AppleTV onto my iPhone (iOS 6). However, I cannot find them on the phone using the iTunes app. All I can get to via the "Purchased" button is ...