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

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Upgraded iPhone 4 to iOS 7 and restored from iTunes, but still being asked to restore or set up new

Using iTunes on OS X, I have first backed up my IPhone 4, and then have selected Update. When everything was complete, the phone restarted, then once I had entered my language and region, it gave me ...
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How can I get station and track to appear on the iTunes widget in the Today panel when listening to internet radio?

I'd like to be able to expose the "Today" panel, to see what the artist and title of the song currently is when listening to internet radio in iTunes. However, it's blank. You can see something where ...
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Export iTunes playlists with folder structure intact

I want to export my iTunes library to an external hard disc such that it RETAINS structure of all artist folders, album folders and music files within. I would also like to separately export ...
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How to add photo to artist profile on Apple TV/ iTunes

I'm working for a film director, and he would like his headshot to appear when you click his name on Apple TV. Like this image of Scorcese on iTunes. Anyone know how to submit a photo/ hook this up?
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iTunes playing album tracks in wrong order

When playing a specific album, iTunes plays the third track ninth. When checking 'Get info' the track is clearly designated as track 3 of 10. Nothing I do moves it to the correct position in the album ...
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How do I transfer apps, media, from one iTunes account to another?

This may well be a recurring question to some of you, and I apologize in advance for the repetition and hope you can excuse me, but i've really got nowhere else to ask. Here's my situation; I have ...
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Use iTunes to restore

My sons iPod. As soon as you turn it on it goes to the home screen and then freezes on a screen saying "use iTunes to restore " how can I get it to work right again without losing all his downloaded ...
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Ipod Nano and Windows 10

I have an IPod Nano and am using Itunes 12.3.2 and Windows 10. I never had a problem with Ipods and Vista but after installing Windows 10 the touch screen stopped working. I had a long session ...
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How do I group separate albums into a single collection on iTunes?

This is probably a silly question as there is probably not an actual answer to this or I have a misconception of how this works, but is there a way to group albums into one collection in iTunes? My ...
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Increase max volume of iTunes when Sound Check is enabled

If Sound Check is disabled, the volumes of some mp3 files are too high, and some too low. If I enable Sound Check, volumes seem to be normalised. But the problem is that the maximum volume is not loud ...
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How to purchase non-DRM versions of Apple Music-based playlist

For an event, I have created a playlist of music based mostly on Apple Music tracks (and some that I had purchased pre-Apple Music). I need to deliver non-DRM versions of all these tracks to a DJ for ...
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Decode the iTunes video metadata

How to extract the metadata added by iTunes to a video? From what I heard iTunes has this feature to add/decode metadata to/from the video files. Is it possible to extract the metadata added by ...
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iTunes sync “beep” loop iPhone and mac

About half the time i plug in my iPhone 6 to my MBP2015 15" to sync and they get stuck in a loop: the phone will beep to indicate the start of a sync, and the screen flashes, then 1 second later it ...
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How can I find out the style or genre of a Genius playlist I have made?

So click on a track in iTunes, make a Genius playlist then determine what the genre of said playlist might be (also why is there no Genius tag?)
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I'm doing the 3 months free of Apple Music,

I just downloaded like 5 songs online to my laptop. And I transferred the songs to my iTunes. Now when I hook my phone up to my laptop, it's not putting the songs to my music app on my phone. My wife ...
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Authorized Computers on iTunes

I just authorized my new computer on iTunes. iTunes states that I have 3 other computers already authorized. When I check in my account settings, only 1 other shows as associated this my account. How ...
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iTunes 12.3.2.35 stutters when playing track

I'm on an iMac running Yosemite 10.10.5. It's a well-spec'd machine with plenty of memory. When I play a track in either iTunes or by using the system (I click on the triangle symbol when hovering ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from my iMac's iTunes to my iPhone?

I recently downloaded on my 16Gb iPhone 4GS (over wifi) an app that was over 500Mb (game called "Horizon Chase"). I had to delete it because I was running out of space. When I wanted to put it back ...
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Accessing iTunes music collection from Roku

How do I access my iTunes music collection (mostly AIFF) from Roku? I have read that this is possible, but that "the integration" is not as good as with AppleTV. I am too invested in iTunes (on a ...
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Can't see Photos on Apple TV

I recently moved from a 3rd gen Apple TV to a 4th gen. With the 3rd gen, I loved how it would display photos from my iMac. With the 4th gen model, I can't seem to get that working. I logged out ...
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iTunes cannot identify iPod (Nano 5) after installing Windows 10

iTunes cannot identify iPod (Nano 5) after installing Windows 10 I tried to reinstall iTunes but it still fails. The Computer can find the iPod and download data from it. I'm using the most ...
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How to get continuous audio playback when switching user accounts?

Suppose I'm playing music on one user account and then want to switch (without signing out) to another user account on the same machine, while continuing to have the audio played by the app from the ...
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Note icon produces nice picture, but no music access. Have to go through iTunes to play songs

When I press the note icon on the bottom of my iphone 5S, I get a nice picture of a girl leaning against a wall. I can't make this go away. Sometimes I see a flicker of the usual GUI but it goes ...
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Fle transfer from Drop Box to iTunes

I recently had a friend drop a number of CD's into Drop Box. I transferred them from Drop Box into iTunes (my personal music). I've done this in the past and it worked fine. This time I made the ...
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How to resolve error -9846 when updating iTunes Genius

For several weeks now, any attempt to update the Genius database in iTunes (either automatically or manually) results in (roughly translates into "Unable to update Genius results. Unknown error ...
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Deleted album on pc now iPhone won't sync as can't find deleted album

I've deleted the original album, of an album synced to my iPhone now it won't let me sync anything onto my iPhone as it can't find this album, there has to be a way around this surely! Thanks in ...
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iPhone 5S music gone

Went to play music today and all I get on my music app is a photo of a gal with headphones. Where did all my playlists disappear to? Thanks in advance for any help.
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Apple Music 12.3.2 on Mac “For You” rarely updates

On my iPhone, the For You playlist update often and if I pull down I can get a fresh set of playlists. Meanwhile on my mac the For You playlists update maybe once every other day. I do the majority of ...
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Why iTunes only shows the latest podcast?

The RSS feed for the podcast is this one. The problem is that it seems the feed contains more than 30 entries, but only the latest one is shown in feed of iTunes (Ver. 12.3.2.35). If I didn't download ...
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How to have access to iTunes songs on 2 pcs without wifi

All my music is stored on iTunes using a windows PC. I'm just about to buy a MacBook air for use when travelling. Other than using iTunes Match to download the tunes I want to hear on the road, is ...
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Have older IPhone with all my music on it, PC used to manage music gone, would like music on new IPhone

I have an older IPhone with all my music on it. Some of the music was from CDs and was not purchase from the ITunes Store. The PC that installed/managed the music was stolen. I would very much like to ...
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Downloaded podcasts not being saved on iOS, unavailable when offline

I'm subscribed to a podcast using the default iOS Podcasts app. Whenever I open it and see a new episode I click both Save Episode and Download Episode. It does download the file but then it still ...
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iPod podcast sync priority?

I have an iPod Touch, latest model, latest OS. iTunes 11.4 running on Snow Leopard on MacPro. Until now, I don't have 'sync podcasts' selected on iTunes. My questions - If I hit 'sync' will all ...
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iTunes 12.3 drag and drop crashes

Macbook Pro - (late 2013) running El Capitan iPod Nano - sw 1.1.3 When I try to drag-copy mp3 files to the iPod Nano through iTunes, iTunes will often freeze and need to be force quit. The mp3 ...
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Delete backup of iPhone

My wife bought a new iPhone today at the Apple store. This was partially setup in the store. She attempted to restore data from a backup of her old iPhone, but this was locked requesting that she turn ...
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Can't install games from iTunes to iPhone 6

I'm trying to get this game Asphalt8 on my iPhone 6 via iTunes. I have got api file from my file and able to see it in iTunes, but once I select install it just appears on my iTunes' right side screen ...
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“not authorized” on this computer when syncing iphone to mac even though authorization already performed

Even though this computer is already authorized for iTunes: Following the directions on the warning message as seen in the screenshot: I did authenticate this computer Store | Authorize this ...
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Music App: order by album release date in iOS 9?

When I tap in the artist in the Music app, I see the list of their albums. Is there a way to make this list sorted by year (release date)? I'm on iOS 9
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4th generation iPod nano music database not entirely in playlists

I have a 4th generation iPod Nano (16 GB). I have much music on my iPod, but I am not sure if I have all music also added to at least one playlist (I only/mostly use playlists to play music on my ...
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How does itunes determine the genre?

How does itunes determine the genre of a song as and when I add a song to the playlist? Is it through the metadata available in the song's file or does it use frequency analysis like shazam ? Thanks ...
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iTunes Restore Restored Backup of Second Phone

I have a new iPhone 6 and when I plugged it in to iTunes for the first time I got this error message. iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPod. Go to the Summary tab in iPod preferences and click ...
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Finally delete or “unpurchase” Items in iTunes

With family sharing I wonder, if there is a way to finally delete an app or book, purchased via iTunes. It would not be fun to have other see one or another book or app I have tried out a few years ...
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Transferring songs from CD to iPhone

How do I enable Apple Connect on my iPhone 6? When I try to download songs from a CD or iTunes, I get the error message that my "Apple ID is not enabled for Apple Connect (2002)"
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Export ALL properties of iTunes media

I have imported music into iTunes and edited numerous properties such as "Episode ID". I want to export the media along with these edited properties into iTunes on a different computer. When I drag a ...
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Apple music playlist sync between the devices questions

I am being frustrated by Apple Music, especially with playlists. I just can't figure out how this works. I have iCloud music turned on and I have created some playlists on my iPhone and some on my ...
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Disable iTunes using a Script?

There's a much despised bug in OS X wherein iTunes unexpectedly opens and in some cases, starts playing music, a podcast, or whatever the user was listening to last. The bug can be triggered in a ...
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iTunes 12.2 keeps duplicating playlists

Greetings Mac Friends, Assume a playlist named X exist in iTunes. Assume I manually sync playlist X to my iPhone. Then, I frequently observe iTunes now has playlist X and playlist X 1 and ...
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Why has iTunes not found/downloaded all of my purchased songs?

I have just purchased a new Macbook pro and I began to set up iTunes and download my 1000+ songs that I have purchased on iTunes. Upon going through the 'purchased' button on the iTunes store, only ...
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Merging iTunes files from folders on different drives into one folder

Earlier today I changed the location of the iTunes media folder from the C to the J drive and consolidated the files. Apparently consolidation leaves duplicates in the original file. I searched my ...
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How to tell iTunes to ignore my phone?

As I told in another question I now have 2 MacPros, One Snow Leo/iTunes 11.4 and Yosemite / iTunes 12.3. As told in the other question, this was in response to my iPhone6 purchase. It won't talk to ...