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

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Syncing applications from iPhone to iTunes with multiple iTunes Store accounts

I purchased applications from multiple iTunes store accounts, and when I sync with iTunes they are removed from the device. What do I do in this situation?
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Can I use the new Apple TV without a TV to play my Mac's audio to my stereo?

I currently have an AirPort Express (Newest N version) that is connected to my AirPort Extreme Base Station via ethernet. I have no other use for it (printer, wifi extender, etc.) other than it being ...
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Downloading all App store purchases?

So there is no "good" way of seeing all my purchased items in iTunes (only the very cubersome "purchase history" screen). Is there, however, a way to download all my purchases to the computer? e.g. ...
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My iPhone 4 running on 4.2.1 and I was wondering if I could restore the phone?

My iPhone 4 running on 4.2.1 and I was wondering if I could restore the phone to the same firmware by dowloading the original firmware and holding SHIFT in iTunes and clicking restore???
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What's the most robust way to backup an iTunes library?

I have an iTunes library on my WinXP PC. This library includes tons of music, some podcasts, and a few T.V. shows. What's the best way to back up the whole iTunes library? Specifically: All ...
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Compare my iTunes library with the iTunes Store's

Is there a way to compare my iTunes library with the iTunes Store's library, so I can find what songs I'm missing by a particular artist? Ideally, I would be able to compare the Store and my Library ...
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Reinstalled my MacBook Pro, resync with iPad issues

I just wiped my MacBook Pro clean as part of my yearly reinstall habit. The problem is, now when I connect my iPad or iPhone, there is no really trivial way to sync my PDFs and ePubs back with the ...
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Songs stuck in Automatically Add To itunes folder

I use an mp3 tagger to fix my mp3 tags, and the tagger is set to move my tagged mp3s to the Automatically Add to iTunes folder. Then, iTunes usually copies the tracks to iTunes and organizes the ...
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Will iTunes recognize existing apps when it “overwrites” the apps on my iPhone?

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 and I just didn't bother about iTunes (anymore). Now I luckily found a way to transfer all my apps "back" to iTunes (see here), but now when I don't want to keep ...
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show current playing song (dj, genius, playlist etc) in library

When I hear a song playing in iTunes DJ or some other kind of playlist, I'd sometimes like to see which album it is from or even see which other albums I have by that particular artist. How can I do ...
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Keyboard shortcut to display music library in iTunes

So assuming that I'm in a playlist I'd like to be able to type a keyboard shortcut and then have my music library display on the main panel and then tab to the search bar and look for a song.
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Slow iOS app and firmware update downloads in iTunes

All my iOS related downloads (firmware updates and app downloads) are incredibly slow in iTunes. Right now, a single 70 MB app is an estimated 3 hours download making the transfer rate lousy 52 Kbit/s ...
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Can't see my downloaded app on iPad

I bought the Spark Radio app through iTunes and apparently it was downloaded, but I don't see the app on the iPad. How can I get the app I purchased to appear on teh iPad?
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What's the best way to deal with wmv files on iPad

I have bunch of training videos, mostly in .wmv format on my computer. Well, I tried to find a player in appstore to watch those videos right away, without converting them - I couldn't find any good ...
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Restore Things to iPhone from iTunes

I ended AT&T service with my iPhone, but would still like for it to be useful. When the service was ended, Things was in the process of being updated, and I deleted it from my iPhone (not iTunes) ...
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Original iTunes Library Gone, How to ReBuild Library On New Drive?

I have lost my original source itunes library music and files. However, I do have backup copies of everything on an external disk, I copied the original files and organization structure of the old ...
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How to sync music using other softs rather then iTunes

I use Ubuntu and every time I need to transfer music to my iPod Touch I need to start VirtualBox where I have WindowsXP especially installed for this occasion. Is there any easier way to ...
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iPad 2 stopped syncing with my MacBook, how do I fix it?

My iPad 2 has simply stopped syncing to iTunes. I can still sync my iPhone, but syncing iPad 2 has no effect at all. It creates a backup and then simply says that the sync is finished without doing ...
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Is there a way to display more metadata fields in the Finder list view?

If I view and sort files in a directory using Finder's list view I seem to be limited to a rather anaemic: Name Date Modified Size Kind Now, take an .mp3 file for example. There is potentially a ...
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How to clean up duplicates in iTunes library?

How do I remove duplicate songs from my iTunes library? Is there an easier way than just ⌘ Command + Click every other song in the list?
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iTunes videos on a different harddrive?

since the TED HD podcast and iTunesU my iTunes library is getting bigger and bigger and thus free space on my MacBook HD smaller and smaller. I'm getting an iPad2 soon and would like to sync my TV ...
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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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How to transfer music from one iTunes library to another using shared library?

I would like to transfer music from one iTunes library to another but I tried to drag songs from local library to a shared library and it didn't work. Is it possible to do this transfer using just ...
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sync master apple lossless itunes library to slave AAC itunes library

I prefer to listen to my music on my laptop in Apple Lossless at home. On the go however AAC is fine, and a must, as I don't have enough space on my SSD. Itunes has the feature to automatically ...
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How to not pay for a song twice?

What is an easy way to move a song I bought from iPhone 3 to iPhone 4 to iPad? Do I need to move some files such as Mvx034f.mp3 over somewhere and rename it? I think the only other way is to let ...
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ITunes volume noticeably lower than browser volume

Can anyone think of a reason why (and a possible solution) the volume on my ITunes player is lower than other apps (like for example playing videos on youtube or music in grooveshark)?
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iTunes “Home Sharing” doesn't work with Apple Lossless files

I'm wondering whether anyone else has had problems with iTunes Home Sharing working with Apple Lossless formated audio files? I have iTunes 10.2.1 on both machines and it will not even start to ...
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How to copy MP3 files from my PC to my iphone?

How to copy MP3 files from my PC to my iphone? I have many Mp3 on my PC but some Mp3s I want to copy in iphone to listen from iphone. How to do that? I'm having itunes account and itunes software on ...
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weird problem : whenever I copy songs from my computer to my iphone it misses the first 30 seconds?

Anyone experience this problem? It all of a sudden started happening for me. When I download podcasts from my iphone, it seems to be fine, but when I download from my computer whether its songs or ...
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Why on iPad or iPhone, the $0.99 click is so easy, but to download my purchased songs, it is so XYZ tough?

I bought a song on iTunes on my iPad, but the song is greyed out. How can I get the song back? Also, how can I download the song to my iPad or iPhone?
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Why am I getting a “session could not be started with the iPad” error when syncing?

This morning while trying to sync my iPad I started getting the following error from iTunes: iTunes could not backup iPad because a session could not be started with the iPad I've tried the ...
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Stop iTunes from automatically stopping podcast downloads

I subscribed to about 30 interesting podcasts which I would like to listen to one day when I have time... maybe never, but I hope I will soon. I just noticed that iTunes has not been downloading some ...
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Ipod nano touch podcast sync issues (can't delete some podcasts)

As you can see in the photo, my iPod has several podcasts. But iTunes only displays one. It doesn't always show the subscribed podcasts, sometimes does, but not always. If I drag (copy) a podcast to ...
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Cannot watch iTunes purchased media with old Apple ID

When attempting to watch purchased older material on iTunes I have been receiving a prompt stating that my MacBook is not authorized to view material. As the material was purchased unsing my original ...
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How to get iTunes to stop encrypting iPhone backups without the password?

Is there a way to disable the checkbox near Encrypt iPhone backup without knowing the password. I don't need the data that is encrypted but I would like new backups to stop being encrypted as I forgot ...
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Error message when buying songs

When to do when you get this message while you were purchasing an album? How are you supposed to contact support? Is there an email address for this? A specific phone number? Please contact iTunes ...
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Configure iTunes to equalize based on “Genre” tag?

Is there a way to configure iTunes to configure the equalizer based on "Genre" tag of a given song?
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Is there a way to see all iPhone App Store purchases?

I'm wondering whether there is a way to see all iPhone App Store purchases in a similar fashion that is available on Mac App Store in Purchased section.
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Can iTunes Genius (or song metadata) be improved so songs without a match can use the feature?

My question boils down to: "Technically, how does the Genius feature work?" so that I may use it in instances where it fails to fine enough matches for a specific song. Part of this question is ...
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How to restore iTunes library from a backup

My PC recently died, and I'm trying to transfer my iTunes library to my Mac. According to http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/moving-your-itunes-library-to-a-new-hard-drive, the iTunes ...
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fast forward a video with keyboard

I have tried ⌥+→ and ⌘+→, but no luck. Instead iTunes jumps to the next video podcast. Is there a way to fast forward ?
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Fastest way to convert .avi files for itunes?

I've experimented with Handbrake and VLC and I'd like to know the fastest possible method to convert .avi file into a a file that is readable by itunes so I can stream it to my TV via my Apple TV 2. ...
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How should I encode my music for preserving the sound quality and be able to play it on iTunes and iOS?

I have several CDs and other FLAC collections (classical music but not only). I want to add them to my iTunes library but I am looking for some recommendations regarding how I should encode them in ...
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Identify and tag music from iTunes library under OS X

I'm looking for a tool, preferably free, that would help me identify and correctly tag my itunes music collection.
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Re-download apps with second computer/device

My situation: I have an iPhone with synced to my computer and my wife just bought an iPad (in shipment) which she will sync to her computer. We want to use my Apple ID on both computers/devices so ...
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How can I delete my iPad's available downloads from iTunes? [closed]

I have so many downloads available. I want to get rid of them because iTunes password keeps popping up. I tried swiping and what not, doesn't work :
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iPhone stuck in Recovery mode. Trouble restoring iPhone - what could I do?

I have an iPhone 3G. I am trying to restore it but have had trouble all day. This is what I have done so far: Run redsn0w 0.96b6 Use iPhone1,2_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw as the current firmware. Run ...
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How can I automatically download lyrics in iTunes?

Is there a way to automatically download lyrics in iTunes?
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DVD to iPod touch (iTunes)?

I have a big pile of DVDs and DivX encoded files with animation shorts that I sometimes would like to watch on my iPod touch 4G while I am on the go. What would be a quick and easy way to transfer the ...
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Streaming a movie to my iPhone 3GS through ITunes

Is there any way to stream a video from my iTunes library to my iPhone 3GS? I have a couple of videos sitting in the 'Movies' folder of my iTunes, but when I start up my iPhone iPod application, it ...