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

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How dangerous is it to share my iTunes ID?

Someone I one shared my iTunes library with, which contained purchased content from the iTunes store, contacted me and asked me for my iTunes ID because music they had copied from library in to their ...
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iTunes 11 does not record Play Counts anymore?

I was playing an album the other day and noticed that none of the songs being played are incrementing their play count. I am running iTunes 11.0 and would like play counts to work like before. What ...
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How can I prevent certain tracks from going to iPod?

I manually put music onto my iPod by dragging albums over from the library in iTunes. For some albums, I don't want all of the tracks to copy over to the iPod - for example, audio commentaries and ...
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iTunes “Check for Update” button puts up a dialog box asking for a file

This is on Snow Leopard. When I plug in my iPhone or iPad into iTunes and click the "Check for update" button, it puts up a dialog box asking me to choose a file. This is supposed to happen if you ...
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Does iTunes consider a one-star rating worse than no rating at all?

If I want to tell iTunes I don't really like a track very much (but don't want to uncheck the track or delete it from my library) should I rate it as one star or leave it with no stars? Which would ...
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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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How to install iPhone apps through OTA without iTunes interaction?

I am following this guide on how to install iPhone apps thru OTA without iTunes. I have the following questions: I only have a $99 developer program membership, not the enterprise program. The ...
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New Apple ID not pushed to iPhone

I recently changed my Apple ID from an old email address to my current one. I updated the Apple ID in iTunes and then synced my phone with iTunes. Now, however, when I try to download new apps (or ...
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iTunes on PandaBoard/Rasperry Pi or other single board computer

Has anyone being able to get iTunes to run on a single board computer like PandaBoard or Rasperry Pi? I would like to do this to build a low cost, low power consuming media center. If one could bring ...
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How do I copy music to my iPhone using iTunes 11?

I've always managed my iPhone/iPad/iPod Manually, I recently updated to iTunes 11 and now I can see no way to get my music onto my device. I used to be able to just drag songs from my library to my ...
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Unable to change Apple ID on my iPhone

I changed the e-mail address linked to my Apple ID. Now when I try to update apps or purchase them on my iPhone 4, the old address pops up asking me for the password. I cannot seem to get it to change ...
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Simplest way to prevent iTunes from automatically launching when iPhone/iPad is connected

Everything is stated in the title. When I connect my iPad or iPhone iTunes automatically launches. What is the simplest way to prevent this from happening?
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How do I select a song in a playlist in my library in iTunes 10?

In iTunes 9 and earlier, I could go to a playlist and hold down option and click the small arrow next to the name of any song in that playlist to select that song in the main library instead of the ...
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How does Apple AppStore rank search results?

I have an iOS application - an alarm clock. I released it a little over a month ago. Initially it was paid, but when I saw there were virtually no purchases (from 0 to 4 a day), I changed it to be ...
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Is it possible to upgrade iOS without connecting the device to a computer?

Is it possible to upgrade the iOS version and apps on an iPhone without connecting it to a computer and going through iTunes?
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My iPad keeps asking me for my iTunes account password

It keeps asking me for my password, even when I'm using other apps such as Mail.
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Can I bulk delete songs no longer on my hard drive from iTunes?

Does anyone know how to do an iTunes windows bulk delete of files for songs no longer on my hard drive?
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How do I get iTunes to just play one album?

I'm new to iTunes and I was wondering how I get it to play just one album? At present I have "Grid" view enabled. I select the artist I feel like listening to, and it switches to Album by Artist view ...
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2 Apple IDs - 90 day ban?

I have 2 Apple IDs but I think I read that if you use a second ID, you cannot use the first again for 90 days. Is this true? If so, I need another solution! 95% of my app purchases have been with ...
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How can I copy a playlist from my iPod to iTunes?

I have some playlists which exist on my iPod only; I lost them in iTunes the last time I did a backup. How can I get these (non-smart) playlists out of the iPod, and restore them to iTunes? I have a ...
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How does iOS app DRM work, exactly?

When I purchase an app in iTunes on my Windows computer, I get an *.ipa file that is a self-contained iOS application package. I can browse the contents of these IPA files with 7-Zip and even extract ...
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How do I rate songs on the 5th gen iPod nano?

How do I rate songs on the 5th generation iPod nano? Is it possible? Do they get copied back to iTunes?
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iTunes shows App Updates Badge, but no updates are available

On my iTunes page, it is showing a 7 next to Apps to indicate I have 7 apps with available updates. When I click on the link to show available updates, regardless of which iTunes account I have, it ...
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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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If I plug my ipod to another computer's itunes, my musics will be deleted?

I'm thinking about use Ubuntu's Rythmbox to synchronize music, but I need the iTunes from my windows to get some apps. If I plug my ipod to a windows with no musics on it (to get my apps), my musics ...
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Can I move my iTunes library to a network drive?

The question title pretty much says it all. I'd like to be able to free up space on my iMac G5's hard drive. I had considered upgrading the drive, but moving it off the Mac seems like it'd be a better ...
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How to manage Apps without wiping out your iPhone App data?

I want one to do one simple task: Manage my iPhone 4 apps using the iTunes interface on my laptop. I've done it before, but now there's a problem. When I go to the Apps section on iTunes, the apps ...
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How to view iTunes U without itunes?

I want to view Stanford's iOS programming course. How can I see it without installign itunes on my PC and on my Android mobile device?
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Convert ALAC to aac 128k with all metadata intact

I have about 300 gigs of ALAC files (m4a container) with well groomed metadata, album art, etc. (Original source: CD rips with dbPowerAmp). I want to convert my music library to 128kbps AAC (still ...
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What makes autofill not appear as a sync option in iTunes 11?

I’m unable to use Autofill to add songs in iTunes 11 and I’d really like to use it. Following the help guide in iTunes, it says I should be able to see an “Autofill from” pop-up menu at the bottom of ...
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Can the function of the iTunes shuffle control be changed in iTunes 11?

I just updated my iTunes to 11.0. I just want to know how I can make the songs in my playlists in shuffle mode, but not the songs in my Library. Before with iTunes 10, you can have that option where ...
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Is there a way to program iTunes to only play all of your songs once?

I'm tried of hearing the same songs over and over when listening to songs via iTunes DJ.
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iTunes 10.5.3.3 - songs ending early

For no clear reason, since a recent OS wipe & reinstallation of iTunes, songs in my music collection are ending early. This is not merely a case where the song's metadata makes it appear to be 30 ...
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I forgot my local backup password to unlock the iPhone backup file

I just received my new iPhone from Apple after I had my old one changed due to it being a rather bad specimen. Now I'm occurring a rather irritating problem, as I connected my iPhone with my iTunes to ...
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install .ipa via iTunes on friends Mac

I don't want to erase all my existing apps. I just want to install the .ipa file and KEEP all my existing apps. However iTunes says Are you sure you want to sync apps? All existing apps and ...
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I rename a app folder on the iPhone 3GS using iTunes 10.1 on Mac; then sync causes it to revert

I run iTunes on the Mac MBP (Snow Leopard). I have a folder of apps called New Folder. I click on it to open it, rename it, then close it. It shows the new name. But then after sync it changes back ...
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Is there any free way to have a Mac function as an AirPlay speaker?

I have a stereo system hooked up to my Mac mini, but sometimes I'll play music from my laptop. Is there any way for the Mac mini to be recognized as a speaker and allow me to output sound to it (and ...
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Why does iTunes ask me to verify an email account that's already verified?

I recently changed my email address that I use as my apple ID to log in to itunes. So I got an email to verify it by clicking on a link, which I did. And it seems to have worked, sort of: on my ...
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Why do compilation albums sometimes show up as 100s of identical album covers?

Does anyone know, why some compilation albums (purchased on iTunes Shop) sometimes appear as 100s of album covers in the album overview? (as opposed to what one would expect, just 1 album or atleast ...
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iTunes - Remove?

I am using mavericks. Often, iTunes starts up on my for no apparent reason. I never use iTunes and would like to remove it (for this reason). I have followed a few different tutorials for removing ...
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Lion and later: Stop auto launching iTunes on Bluetooth headset connect?

iTunes has an annoying habit of auto launching upon connecting a Bluetooth headset to Mac. Pre-Lion, you could go to System Preferences -> CD/DVD Settings, and disable an option for auto launching ...
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Sync books from iBooks on Mac with iBooks on iPhone

This task should be very easy to solve, but still, I can't do it. I have downloaded a epub book, dragged it to iBooks app on Mac. Then I go to iTunes, click on iPhone and go to Books tab. I can see ...
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How do I stop purchased music appearing on my iPhone with iOS7?

My Mac has everyone in the families music on it. We have a playlist each that we sync to our various devices. Since iOS7, all the music I've ever purchased from iTunes is now on my phone, not just ...
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How do I remove Podcasts from IOS Podcast app

I've been using the IOS Podcast app and I'm trying to remove podcast from it. I had subscribed to a podcast, but now I unsubscribed and deleted the episodes. It still shows up in my podcast menu ...
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iTunes 10.7: Does listening to songs change their mp3-files?

I use iTunes to listen to music and I use Wuala to backup my mp3-files. Before recent versions of iTunes, I never had any problem with that. But with more recent versions (I don't know when it ...
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How do I get songs previously purchased on my old iPhone onto my new iPhone?

I just got a new iPhone as my old one was broken. My old one was a iPhone 4 and this new is a 4S. Now I purchased songs from on my old phone and when I look at these songs on the iTunes music store it ...
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How to rebuild iTunes Library with altered file locations without losing playcounts|ratings etc

My iTunes was set to make copies of all the music that it imported and keep it's own library within the iTunes folder. I wanted to delete my original files but deleted my iTunes copies instead. Now I ...
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Why does iPad Video App Not Group TV Shows Correctly?

I have iTunes (10.6.1) running on a mac mini with home sharing enabled. It also syncs to 3 1st gen Apple TVs. On my Apple TVs, the shows are sorted properly by series name, with the episodes listed ...
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How to specify that cover art for a video in iTunes should be a frame from a specific time in the video?

When I add a movie or other video to iTunes, it appears that iTunes selects a video frame from somewhere near the beginning of the video file as the default cover art — and most of the time this ...
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Is there a way to prevent downloads of purchased items to iTunes?

Is there a way to indicate that I do not want a given item to ever be downloaded to iTunes, but prefer to have it remain in the cloud? For example, if I purchase a TV show or movie, iTunes assumes I ...