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

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Can I not remove autogenerated album ratings in iTunes anymore?

For years, iTunes has been automatically generating ratings for albums that I have rated songs on, giving all the remaining unrated songs "hollow stars." For years, this has annoyed me, and since ...
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Homesharing computers don't show up on the sidebar in itunes

My laptop and my computer show in a dropdown menu as homeshared but not separately on the sidebar which means that I am unable to transfer items from my computer to my laptop. How can I gat them to ...
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iTunes issues after moving library and files to an external drive

I recently moved my entire iTunes (version 12.4.1.6) folder containing the library and files from my mini drive to an external HD. For several weeks, everything worked fine. Now, each time I restart ...
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Itunes Thumb Drive Eject

How do I properly "eject" a thumb drive? I just uploaded about 26 hours of shows off of 12 thumb drives onto iTunes. Went to FILE, add to library, then when done loading, go to CONTROLS and hit eject, ...
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song won't transfer to ipod

I purchased 8 songs, all at the same time, through the itunes store to create a new playlist (on a mac). All but one of the songs transferred to my ipod touch--it is grayed out with a circle in front ...
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iphone not recognized by USB (and itunes) by macbook pro

From following the steps in the official apple support page, it seems my computer is not able to recognize my iphone. Other similar questions show an "unknown device" of some sort, which in my case ...
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iTunes - sync multiple iTunes libraries

Without using iTunes match and doing it locally. I have two libraries. I would like to merge all the assets from one library that doesn't exist in the other library. Also their play counts and ...
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iPad Music - listen to radio stream

In iTunes on my Mac I have a playlist with radio stations. If I find a new station, I can add the URL and listen to the radio station using iTunes. I've tried to get this working on the iPad. I can'...
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All music gone in iTunes version 12.4.0.119 after upgrade

All of my music in iTunes is gone. I upgrade to version 12.4.0.119 from the previous version. After I rebooted all of the music and custom playlists are gone in iTunes. All of the media files are ...
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How to download all iTunes songs from iTunes match in the cloud to a Mac with iTunes v 12.4

I cannot do the "select all" solution suggested earlier as iTunes has removed the d"download" option and the "Make Available Offline" option . I can select "all" but how do I down download them since ...
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only photos - not videos are showing up on my iPhone 6 during import and syncing

When I connect my iPhone 6 to my computer and then go into Windows Live Photo Gallery, my photos show up and I am able to import them into folders - however, none of my videos that I take show up once ...
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Remove genres from iTunes

whenever I want to chose the "genre" for a song I get a pop-up list which combines some default genres defined by iTunes, and some other genres that I must have added, either intentionally or ...
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How do I move my plants vz zombies safegames to android?

I want to try strategies here http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/162404/is-there-a-way-to-transfer-game-progress-from-an-ios-device-to-android I am now on android. I want to move app data ...
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iPod service cannot be installed

Since time immemorial (at least 12 years) installing a new version of iTunes on Windows has been a ritual to get around the installer's seeming inability to replace the iPod service. To ...
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How to play an album on iTunes using only the keyboard?

Every time I want to start playing an album on iTunes I have to move my hands to the mouse or trackpad. I wonder if there is a way to avoid it, and just use the keyboard. The two main options I see ...
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2 or more iOS devices with different versions of iOS (7.x 9.x) & same App, will keep which App versions on iTunes sync?

I have several iOS devices with iOS 7.x to 9.x installed and they are all synced with iTunes on my computer. How can I manage the differing versions of my suite of apps on these devices when iTunes ...
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Some compilations appear as albums in iTunes

A recent update to iTunes seems to have changed the way albums are shown in the music library. Now "Albums" and "Compilations" each have their own section - but some of my Compilations are appearing ...
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Is it a bug that iTunes doesn't actually tell you what the items are that could not be synced?

When you get a sync error (somewhat famous here) - the iPhone tells you to look in iTunes to see what it was that couldn't be synced. Interestingly enough iTunes doesn't actually tell you what it ...
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playlist problems with new Itunes 12.4

since updating Itunes and El Capitan,my Itunes library with Apple Music shows the "right" old playlists, but when I click on a song it chooses A COMPLETELEY DIFFERENT song which isn't even in this ...
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Photos sync doesn't work on iPhone (Windows PC)

I am currently on iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.3.2, and the latest iTunes. This problem appeared a month ago when trying to sync pictures into the iPhone. Previously the pictures from "My Pictures" folder were ...
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AppData file recovery

My iPhone 5c created a new backup and now I've lost all my messages, including ones from a deceased friend. The AppData folder has 2 previous backups in it, both from earlier times in the day that the ...
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Why can't I use my iTunes balance?

Recently my mom bought me a 15.00 iTunes gift card. When I redeemed it my account said it had a balance of $15.00. But whenever I try to purchase anything from the iTunes Store or App Store it asks me ...
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Apple Music – how to add all albums/songs of an artist to my library

I want to know if there's a way in Apple Music to add albums/songs of an artist to my library. I realize that I have to add album by album and I'm looking for a better way to do it. Any suggestions?
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iTunes won't stop downloading two BBC podcasts

Recently iTunes started downloading dozens of old BBC podcasts (In Our Time and Thinking Allowed). I delete them, they come back. Since it only does this for BBC podcasts I was wondering if BBC is ...
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Archive of iOS app store and Google Play listings?

I am trying to find screenshots of old iOS app store and Google Play app listings, to show the history of how an app visually developed. I have access to the publisher accounts but there doesn't seem ...
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iOS Music - How to show both Artists and Compilations on the same view?

I thought that there's something wrong will all my compilations I upload to my phone. On iTunes those albums are correctly listed as compilations and artist is called "Various Artists" but I was ...
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How to add all *.m4v files from certain folder to playlist in iTunes with automator/applescript?

There is a folder on Mac. There are a lot of files in it, but i want to make an automator/applescript script, which will watch this folder and if it will see any new *.m4v file in it, it will add it ...
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Playlist folders showing up as smart playlists on my iphone 5

After syncing my iPhone, when I go into music and look at Playlists, it shows the Playlist Folders as Smart Playlists, not as folders. On the computer, it looks like this: [Folder] Keepers [...
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Can I safely delete the iTunes “Import” folder?

I had a problem that I was able to solve by unchecking "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications", but ever since, I have a folder in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Music/ called "Import" with a bunch ...
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iOS Alarm app Labels stored in iTunes Backup?

I can't seem to find any iTunes Backup extraction utility that claims to be able to extract data from the pre-installed iTunes Alarm app (specifically the labels that are in each "alarm"), so cannot ...
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iTunes Problems

We recently purchased a new computer and had everything from the old one transferred to the new one. Now, it appears that every time we attempt to play our library from iTunes, we are asked to ...
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Cannot airstream itunes videos from iphone 4s to apple tv anymore

I used to be able to play itunes videos from my iphone onto my apple tv. Now I can fully set up airplay (even mirror, if I want), I can play youtube and netflix content, and even itunes music videos, ...
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com.apple.MediaLibraryService error in Console.app – how can I reset or edit its plist?

Does anybody know how I can reset com.apple.MediaLibraryService? I don't have any CPU or battery drain issues with it, but I can't synchronize photos to my iPhone anymore. As soon as I start iTunes (...
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Delete files left over from iTunes “Keep Files”

Sometimes when I delete files from my iTunes library I select Keep File instead of Move to Trash. How can I delete these orphaned files?
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iTunes/Apple Music on Mac - can't sign in

I am suddenly unable to use Apple Music (or the iTunes store for that matter). Yesterday I just opened iTunes and every single song in my Apple Music was greyed out. I couldn't play any of them. So I ...
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iTunes makes a loud noise at the beginning of mp3's and then goes silent

These are all songs that used to play on other computers (using older versions) in the past. The problem happens for every single song.
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How to add music from iTunes to my iPhone after enabling iCloud Music Library?

When I enabled iCloud Music Library on my iPhone, I had the option of merging it with my existing music. I did that, and my phone has both music from my iTunes library and music from Apple Music on it....
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I Pod classic tells me it is empty, can I sync with music retrieved from Ipod disc in Finder safely?

All of the content of my Ipod classic opens in Finder. I Tunes is asking if I would like to sync my apparently empty I pod with this content, will it wipe the disc clean if I choose this option and ...
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iPod Classic not syncing my music on iPod properly

Initially , I had all of my music on my iPod. My iPod suddenly froze, and I restarted the iPod by pushing the center and menu button simultaneously. Then the standard Apple logo screen came up for a ...
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Apple Store Optimization (ASO), efficient keywords

My question is about Apple Store Optimization (ASO) and how it uses keywords that the developer provided in iTunes Connect at time of app. submission. Specifically if I have a puzzle game that is ...
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iTunes 12.3.3 smart playlists order not consistent

I have several Smart playlists that rarely show the true playlist order. example: in one smart playlists's settings I select "select by "most recently played"" In the view part of the playlist i ...
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Confguring primary vs secondary icloud accounts for admin + standard user

I've set up my admin account on my Macbook Air. I configured iCloud on this account. I'd like to do admin things with this account. UID 501 I've also migrated a backup to become a second account, ...
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Itunes Wi-Fi Sync on iPhone showing wrong Computer Name

Iphone 6 Plus : with OS 9.3.1 My Computer used to sync to a Windows 10 computer and then recently i switched to OS X On my OS X i am able to launch > iTunes > and i am able to sync Issue on ...
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How do I mass-edit the titles of songs in my iTunes library?

I just went through my CD backlog and imported a ton of music to iTunes. However, many of the tracks have the format of "Composer - Piece - Movement" as their title. For albums that contain just a ...
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Songs added from Apple Music are disappeared in iTunes after Sign Out -> Sign In

Yesterday I did Sign Out from iTunes on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan 10.11.4), and after a few minutes I Signed In again with the same user. As a result - all my songs added from Apple Music are gone. ...
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My Apple Music “heart” ratings are disappearing by itself

I'm listening to some tracks that are not on my original iTunes library, but on Apple Music. I am "heart"ing some tracks. When I come back a few days later, all my heart ratings are gone and I can't ...
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How to back up 2 Apple ID's on 1 iphone to itunes?

If I have 2 Apple ID's on one iphone, how am I able to do a back-up of my iphone on iTunes (backing up apps from both ID's)?
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iTunes doesn't upgrade my iOS from beta to release, says I already have the latest version

I am part of the beta program with my iPhone 4S (MF265FD/A) using version 9.3 beta 7 (13E5233a), and I'm trying to update it to the release version, but iTunes informs me that "This version of the ...
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iTunes error 8268

I keep getting this error. "There was a problem with -filename-. An unknown error occurred (8268)" The problem is that I cannot locate any of those filenames in the iTunes folder, the iTunes ...
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iPod Gen2 generates Windows Code 21

My old iPod upgraded with 8GB CF flash memory worked just fine until one day when I plugged it in, the Windows Autoplay menu appeared (as usual) but as soon as I started iTunes and the iPod was ...