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

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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 ...
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ERROR 1013 Restoring iphone 4

I have a macbook 2.4 Intel Core 2 Duo version 10.6.6 i updated the itunes to the newest version 10.2.1 & and an iphone 4 .. when i was updating to the newest software of the iphone a error ...
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Moving my iTunes library file to a new machine

I have machine x (running Windows) that has my iTunes library file on it in the My Music folder. All the media files in the library are on an external hdd. I use machine x to sync my iPod on a ...
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iTunes to iPhone cannot sync parts of the iTunes music library

I'm using iTunes on Windows and I have my Music Library. Recently I added some music (Mafia II soundtrack I purchased with the game) to the local iTunes Library, but the neither the Artist, nor the ...
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Can I download a free app from the App Store without a credit card?

I just recently got an iPod Touch and wanted to download some free apps. The App Store wanted me to get an Apple ID, no problem. But now it's telling me to input a credit card. I don't have one, and ...
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Erase All Contents And Settings on iPhone 4

I want to do an "Erase All Contents And Settings" on my iPhone 4. Will that require internet access and upgrade to the latests firmware? Or it will just erase everything and leave iOS firmware version ...
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Remove video from iPod Nano 6th-generation

I did not know that we can't play videos on an iPod nano 6th generation. I added a video (180 MB) to my iPod but I can't access it . I cant see it in iTunes nor on my iPod. But when I connect my iPod ...
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Recovering from Laptop HDD crash

My Windows 7 Laptop HDD crashed. I bought a new HDD and installed Windows on it. I also installed iTunes. I'm patting myself on the back for setting up full backups of my laptop to an external HDD. I ...
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How to create smart playlists on iPhone?

I have a problem: each time I create an album in a smartplaylist in iTunes and sync it with my iPhone, I have multiple items of the same album with different artists names. I'm wondering how to create ...
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Error trying to backup both iPhone4 and iPad (1) after 4.3/iTunes/XCode updates

After the slew of updates this week I'm no longer able to backup either my iPhone 4 or iPad. There are two errors: "iTunes was unable to load data class information from Sync Services. Reconnect or ...
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Why is Home Sharing not working with iPhone?

I have a Mac Mini with iTunes 10.2.1 installed, I enabled home sharing in the preferences and the Advanced menu. I also have an iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3, which I enabled home sharing on using the same ...
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itunes commercial podcast piracy security

I'm just wondering how secure commercial podcasts on itunes are protected against piracy? Does it even matter for security if the podcast is provided over itunes or is it the content provider ...
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How do I transfer app data from my old iPad to my new iPad?

How does one transfer app data (e.g., Notetaker HD books, game progress, etc.) from an old iOS device to a new one? While I'm sure this issue is relevant to iPhones, it seems that with the advent of ...
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Multiple Bluetooth Speakers

1) Is it possible to output the audio over a2dp to multiple speakers simultaneously? 2) Is it possible to change the audio output to A2DP speakers directly from iTunes or do I have to change the ...
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Can't make Home Sharing work on my iPad

I've got the latest iTunes on my Mac [10.2.1(1)], I've downloaded iOS4.3 to my iPad, so I've got all the software that should be necessary, right? My Apple I.D. and password have both been correctly ...
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Restore from backup on iPod touch issues

Here's the story: I recently tried to update my iPod touch 4th Gen. to iOS 4.3. I did make a backup yesterday at 6:30PM, then I clicked update in iTunes. That's when everything went to hell. The first ...
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What will happen if I restore my iPhone from itunes?

So, What will happen if I restore my iPhone from itunes?
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iTunes Home Sharing: Shares Entire Library Instead of Selected Playlists

I have my master iTunes library on a Mac Mini, and I set up Home Sharing to stream my music and videos to my MacBook Pro. When I had iTunes 9, I selected certain playlists to share and not others, ...
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How can I automatically download trailers in iTunes?

Apple gets the latest trailers. Is there any way I can automate iTunes to download the newest trailers? Similar to how it automatically downloads the latest podcasts?
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Is it possible to add funds to a US iTunes store account with Paypal?

I'm Korean and don't have a US address or credit card, but I want to buy content from the US iTunes store. I have a PayPal account connected to a Korean bank. Is it possible to add funds to a US ...
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Create random playlist of albums not recently played?

Is there a way to create a smart playlist that consists of random albums and when I sync my iPod touch, will remove the music I just heard and replace it with new randomly chosen albums? If not, is ...
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Can I update an existing Apple ID with a newly created MobileMe email address?

I've had an Apple ID for a while now and have many iTunes purchases associated with the account. Yesterday, I created a MobileMe account. I tried updating the existing Apple ID account e-mail with my ...
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Why are apps purchased on iPhone and iPad being deleted from device when synced?

Apps that are purchased on my devices are deleted from the devices when I sync them with my desktop. iTunes states that the purchases are being transfered, but they are still deleted and do not show ...
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On connecting device - iTunes or iPhotos must not open

Whenever I connect my iPhone/iPad/iPod to MacMini, It automatically launches iTunes & start syncing every time. I am a developer & I frequently need to connect/disconnect different devices. ...
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How can I reduce the resolution and storage size of photos synced to my iPhone?

I want to sync many photos from my MacBook to my iPhone, but I realize that they really take too much space. I'm not exactly sure what resolution photos are scaled to when syncing with iTunes, but I ...
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iTunes library sync between two computers

I have two computers (iMac and a Macbook Air). Whenever I try to sync my iPhone to the Air it will remove all my data. Is there any possibility to have a common sync mechanism in between my two ...
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Apps cannot be installed anymore because of missing signature

I was working on my iPhone 4 with iOS 4.2 (the last one) for a while, when I called my phone operator to unlock the simlock. I followed the procedure, and I saved of my iPhone with iTunes, then ...
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How can one copy photos off an iPad onto a Windows computer (prior to syncing)?

My father wants to sync a bunch of photos from his Windows PC to his iPad for a presentation. But he's never synced photos before. And he's downloaded a number of photos from his camera directly to ...
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Copy an application over to another phone?

I have a very old demo application on my iPhone. It was on the app store a long time ago (1 year) the guy who developed it works with me. He's since taken the app off iTunes, however our boss wants to ...
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Getting a rented movie from iPod touch back to the PC

I just rented a movie using iTunes on Windows 7 and then transferred the movie to my 4th gen iPod touch using drag & drop. It has disapeared from the list on the PC, and I have not started ...
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Any way to get back itunes music after losing it?

I upgrading my version of windows and I forgot to backup my iTunes music, is there a way I can re-download it from iTunes without buying it all again?
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How do I deauthorize all computers on iTunes?

In older versions of iTunes (for Windows at least), there used to be a way to Deauthorize all computers associated with an account. Now it appears the only option in 10 (10.1.2.17) is to Deauthorize ...
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I just bought the wrong album on iTunes. How do I give it back?

I just bought the wrong album on iTunes. How do I give it back?
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Why doesn't iTunes detect my iPhone?

When I connect my iPhone 3GS to my computer, iTunes does not detect it. The phone displays the green battery meter indicating it's charging, System Profiler detects an "iPhone" connected to the USB ...
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How can I get rid of multiple “purchased on <my iPhone>” playlists?

When I got my first iPhone and bought something via the iTunes app, I got a playlist in the iTunes source list underneath the “Store” heading for all the songs I purchased on the iPhone. I’ve had a ...
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Is there a way to stream video to an Apple TV without iTunes?

Can I stream video to an Apple TV without using iTunes? iTunes is good, but if I can have another way to stream video, it would be great.
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How to access a video podcast playlist on the AppleTV 2G

In my iTunes library, I have a playlist which contains several video podcasts. However, I cannot seem to access this playlist on my AppleTV 2G although all of my music playlists show up as do the TV ...
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Why is iTunes duplicating my Voice Memos?

I utilize the Voice Memos feature on my iPhone and have noticed a recurring problem of iTunes duplicating my recordings. Note that the recordings appear duplicated only in iTunes and not on my ...
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How do I exclude video podcasts from my podcast smart playlist

I created a Smart Playlist to sync to my iPod Touch so I can listen to my podcasts one after the other while I'm on a long drive. I can't figure out how to leave Video Podcasts off that list, ...
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iTunes cannot convert Apple Lossless tracks to 128 kbps AAC files when sync'ing with iPhone

I'm using the Convert higher bit rate songs to 128 kbps AAC option in iTunes when sync'ing music to my iPhone. iTunes is complaining about three tracks from an album I recently ripped every time I ...
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Mac OS X keeps to ask me if I want to allow iTunes to accept connections

Every time I open iTunes, Mac OS X keeps to ask me if I want to allow it to accept connections, even if in the Firewall settings iTunes has been set to accept any connections. I am not using a beta ...
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How can I clean up 'Other' storage on iPhone 3G?

My iPhone 3G is currently showing 3.1GB of 'Other' disk space in iTunes, and this amount seems to be growing by about 0.1GB every couple of days. I can't find any good references for what this space ...
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My old voice memos don't sync via iTunes

I have switched computer which I'm using to sync with my iPhone 3Gs. The problem is that all my old voice memos aren't added to my iTunes library, but they're still on the iPhone. So I wonder how do ...
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How can I leverage multiple iTunes libraries in a LAN to create an office jukebox?

Well, we all have Macs, we all have iTunes, and we want to be able to democratically enqueue songs on one of our Macs while being able to choose from everyone's iTunes libraries. Is there such a ...
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Pdfs on my ipad to my pc

I have downloaded some pdf files I need them for school but would like to read them on my PC at home. how do I get them to my PC.
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How can I transfer iPhone + iPad data to a new computer?

I have iTunes installed on my old computer (Win XP) and all iPhone + iPad apps + all backups are done on this computer. Now I would like to use iTunes on my new computer (Win 7) and retire the old ...
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Can I stream movies from external drive to the new Apple TV?

Is it possible to stream movies from an external hard drive (attached to a Mac Mini) to an Apple TV2? The movies on my external drive show up in iTunes on my Mini, but the Apple TV says there are no ...