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

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iOS 8.4 / iOS 9 - Strange bug music app

Recently with the new music app introduced by iOS 8.4, I get strange bugs Bug 1 While songs are played in shuffle/random mode 🔀. When playing songs from all tracks in shuffle mode, just after ...
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iCloud Music Library: Playlist Recovery

my brother has recently deleted all of the playlists in itunes including some that were shared on Apple Music and others that were in the iCloud Music Library. I am thinking that Apple may have a ...
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Mac OSX 10.10.5 [Itunes 12.2.2.25]: Is there a shortcut for hearting a song on iTunes?

Having to tab back and forth between what I'm working on and iTunes only to heart a song by clicking the tiny heart in the play area is annoying. If there isn't a short cut what would you suggest to ...
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What do light grey song titles mean in iTunes?

When song 5 is done playing, it automatically skips over to song 16. The songs in between play just fine when started manually but are not part of the queue when playing the album. Why? What do these ...
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After updating my macbook to 10.10.5 I lost all my songs from my iPhone not bought from iTunes and can't get them to play

I turned off iTunes match and tried to update my iPhone again so that all my songs would show up, but still my songs will not play on my iPhone even though I see them. It just jumps to the next song ...
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How can I automatically add music from a playlist into a folder?

I am switching from the default music player on my iPhone to using Spotify to play music. The recent updates have meant that I can't use the music player in the same as I used to and I much prefer ...
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different Apple ID appears in Itunes Store

is it possible to have a different apple id for device and a different one for iTunes Store in the same device? If so, how can I have just ONE applie ID? Where do I find in settings the apple ID for ...
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Ipod keeps saying itunes isnt up to date

My ipod touch 3rd gen wont allow me to download things off my computer onto my ipod. It keeps saying that my itunes isnt up to date and to check it. How do i tell if its up to date and what do i do ...
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Can you trick Apple Music/iCloud Music Library by labeling music files as audiobooks?

I have about 40,000 tracks in my iTunes library. As I understand it, in order to add Apple Music tracks to custom playlists, I have to enable the iCloud Music Library, which I can't do with more than ...
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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as to be skipped when shuffling?

I have a Smart Playlist that selects a set of music and podcasts for me to listen to throughout the day. However, iTunes decides it's a good idea to check the "Skip when shuffling" checkbox for all ...
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Export iPhone or iPad Backup to an external hard drive

Is there a way to transport the Data of an iPhone / iPad Backup and the saved apps to an external hard drive? I'm using iTunes 12.3 on a MacBookProRetina with Yosemite
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USB tethering gone after upgrading to iOS 9 and iTunes 12.3

After upgrading my iPhone 6 to iOS 9, and iTunes to 12.3, I cannot use the Personal Hotspot via USB anymore. It worked fine until the updates. Through WiFi it works fine, so the cause is not that ...
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how do I backup apps stored on the phone?

I've recently made iTune backups (not iCloud) of my iDevices and iTunes copied the apps to the local drive. I tried doing the same thing on my wife's iPhone but the apps arent' getting copied. Maybe ...
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Itunes put random photos on my iphone I cant delete

Itunes put some photos from my laptop onto my phone and now i cannot delete them please help! How do I delete them?
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Language settings on itunes and apple music

I have a weird (and relatively minor) issue that I'm trying to figure out. I am an Apple user and I have multiple devices (iPhones and iPads) associated to the same Apple ID - registered in Italy with ...
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iTunes 12 opens automatically when CD inserted

I don't use iTunes, but I can't prevent it from automatically opening every time a CD is inserted. I have already changed the system preferences for when a CD/DVD is inserted to "ignore" or to "open ...
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AppleTV fails to load Photos pictures

I can’t see photos via Apple TV, it shows my movies but forever tries to load photos without success. The new Photos program not only killed the sort by title ability that was so good in iPhoto but ...
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How to recover older iTunes backups for iPhone?

I have an iPhone 5. I made a backup copy last week with my iTunes. I discovered that I had erased some notes so I wanted to restore the backup from iTunes. When I plugged the phone to the PC, iTunes ...
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iTunes Radio asking to resume from other devices

iTunes radio is asking me if I would like to resume playing from my other devices when starting a station. I am not sure why this is happening as I don't recall setting up this 'feature.' The weird ...
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How to prevent iCloud from upload music from my computer's iTunes?

I want to stop iCloud from uploading my music from my iTunes Library from my Win 7 computer. I am using iTunes 12.2 and I have no iCloud settings to turn this off.
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Creating Written lists of ITunes Playlists

I have created a playlist in itunes and am now transferring to CDs. I would like to create a written list with the Artist and Song so that I can send the CD to a friend. This used to be easy but ...
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How do I transfer voice memos from iTunes back to iPhone 5 voice memos

On my iPhone 5s, I have Voice Memos previously recorded. They were synced to iTunes on my Mac. The recordings still show on the iPhone as they normally would (date recorded and length/time) however, ...
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Change Apple ID on iPad without losing data

I guess I confused you, so let me explain. I am a computer technician, dealing mostly with Windows computer and know a little about iPad and iOS in general. A customer called me because a Facebook ...
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This computer is no longer authorised for purchased items

I am facing a very annoying problem from last few days. Whenever I try to install an app from my Mac to my iPad it says: This computer is no longer authorised for purchased items but when I ...
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ITunes takes forever to load a song preview

The Itunes store takes forever to load a 1.5 minute song preview, and in the middle it still gives 'Opening URL Buffer stream' dialog box. I have tried defaults write com.apple.iTunes ...
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Unable to reorganize iTunes Library

I have been keeping my iTunes Library by allowing iTunes to reorganize the folders based on the metadata of the songs. Since some time ago (I don't know exactly when) iTunes is no more doing it. I ...
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Payment declined to update my billing details in iTunes Store

I'm trying to add my debt master card to my billing details and it says 'payment declined'. I had a chat with the Apple support and they asked me to check with the bank. I did that and the bank said ...
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iTunes synching of played podcast episodes between OS X and Windows 7

I've got iTunes (always latest version so currently 12.2) installed on both, my Mac at home and my work PC running Windows 7. Having both iTunes apps synched to the same account was always a great to ...
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Directions for syncing iPhone lead to a dead end

A friend gave me an iPhone 4, which I'm trying to use. I was directed to this website: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201252, which tells me to sync the phone using iTunes. But (a) the File > ...
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If I store my iTunes library in iCloud, can I listen without wifi on my iPhone?

I'm looking for a solution here, since my computer's hard drive is pretty well full. I want to be able to store my music library in iCloud (or some other cloud if it's more suitable). However, if I ...
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Rating & Editing Songs with Home Sharing

I've been pondering using my Mac Mini as an iTunes server to house all my media, and then access it from a Windows PC, iPad, and Macbook Pro. I can access all the media perfectly fine, however, there ...
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Copying my iphone stuff to android?

I've got a ton of purchased and non-purchased music on my iphone. Same with movies. I've also got a pretty big collection of audio books. I'd like to dump a copy onto my android tablet. Is there any ...
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synchronize Photo with iPhone

I recently reset my iPhone and I'm trying to synchronize my photo gallery to the iphone. Everything works fine when I try to import the photo from iphone but, it seems only the photo taken until last ...
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Ripped CD on mac - can I upload these onto iTune and while removing the music files from mac?

I have ripped 800 or so CDs onto my macbook via iTune. Mac OS 10.6.8. iTune 11.4 I want to move these music files elsewhere (to increase mac's available memory capacity - I have moved all my heavy ...
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Beats1 on Mac doesn’t start unless I logout

Every time I try to listen to Beats1 in iTunes on Mac, I have to log out and log back in, otherwise it doesn’t start. It has absolutely no problem starting if I’m freshly logged in, but if I quit ...
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How to automatically import new songs from iTunes media folder on different devices?

I have a few different computers that that use the same iTunes media folder on a network drive. The media folder contains the iTunes library file and thus all my computers share the same iTunes ...
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iTunes starting playlist in different order than view

In iTunes 12 I am able to sort the songs using different filters and sort options. In my basic configuration my songs are sorted by artists and in the artists view, they are sorted by year (selection ...
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continue playlist after re-opening iTunes

After quitting and re-opening iTunes (iTunes 12, German language) the playlist does not proceed where I left off before I quit. However, the last added (German: Zuletzt hinzugefügt) queue or, if not ...
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How to watch a movie I rented on my Macbook on my iPad?

I rented the documentary movie Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine a few hours ago, and was able to watch it on iTunes on the Mac. When I tried to watch it on iPad, I do not see a Rental tab in the ...
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How to solve the issue of iTunes Video not supported, requires QuickTime?

For some PodCast videos and for the current Apple Byte's HD Sept 3, 2015 issue, it says: This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes screenshot: I know ...
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i keep getting the "unknown error (-54) when trying to sync new books to my ipad.

I keep getting this message when I try to sync up new books I added to my ibooks app. can anyone help me fix this. i have done a restore - nothing changed. I have check the properties section of each ...
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Display full name of apps shown in iTunes sync page

As shown in the image, is it possible to see the full name of the app ? For instance, Adobe Reader is shown as 'Adobe Rea...' .
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Iphone 4S (IOS 8,4) screen broken and stuck on black, can I upload pictures to PC

I dropped my Iphone 4S (IOS 8,4) during my holiday. The screen broke and turned to black, reacting to nothing. There are some pictures on the phone that I took, and i would very much like to safe ...
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Buying music for iphone

I usually don't buy content from Apple. I bought some iBooks, only to later find out that these can't be opened on other platforms. Now, I want to buy some music, and I wonder where I should buy it ...
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100% Delete U2 from iPhone?

I've looked up many ways on how to deal with the U2 songs on my phone, but they will not go away what ever I try. The most common solution for this problem is to "Show all" music, go to the Music, ...
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Download Teach Tracks to iTunes

I downloaded Teach Tracks to learn songs and I like to add them to playlists. How do I add these to my Apple Music cloud library so that I can then add them to playlists in iTunes?
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add music to itunes library (.itl) without itunes?

I use the iTunes library primarily from another application. Are there any methods, preferably automated, to add music to the iTunes Library — i e the .itl file, not only the .xml — without actually ...
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iCloud Status of Apple Music After iTunes Match Scan

I just purchased and ran iTunes Match on my collection. Approximately 80% came back as Matched, 10% as Uploaded, and an additional 10% came back as Apple Music. All my files were previously ripped or ...
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iTunes + Music app: how to sync star ratings?

I have ~60gb of music on iTunes 12 and a 16gb iPhone 6. I want to have music on my phone while saving some space for photos and apps I want to be able to add star ratings to my music while listening ...
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How to reset Calendar and Reminders on OS X Yosemite?

I just hit a nasty bug in Calendar.app and Reminders.app on Yosemite. For some reason, calendars also appear in Reminders.app as empty reminder lists and reminder lists also appear in Calendar.app as ...