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

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Getting unsupported firmware error while trying update iPhone 5S to iOS 8

I am trying to update my GF's phone to iOS8. I do not have a reliable internet connection and iTunes keep disconnecting in middle and never resumes the download. So I downloaded IPSW link mentioned in ...
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Can I make a playlist in iTunes of songs in my music library that aren't on an iPod?

I'm running iTunes 12.0.1 on my Mac, which is running OS X 10.7.5. Is there a way to browse a list of songs that are in my music library that are NOT currently on an attached iPod? I want to look at ...
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Accidentally deleted the wrong iPhone backup from iCloud

I hope you can help me. I've recently gotten way too fed up with all the "not enough space" issues on both my iCloud and MacBook that I've deleted some of the wrong things by accident in my attempt ...
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Apple configurator using cart to sync 10 iPads Fails “waiting to authorize app”

I unable to restore new ipads from backup with multiple iPads in my sync cart. Sign out and in to iTunes, App Store and AC with no luck. Just hangs with a message "waiting to authorize app". ...
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Can I automate adding apps to iTunes?

I've never really played with automator or Apple script before but feel like now might be the perfect time to do so. I'd like to automate the following: If the message says "An older version of the ...
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I lost some songs on iphone when changed from 4 to 5s

I lost some songs on my iphone, I changed from iphone 4 to 5s, and then I lost 2 songs in the album, but the other ones still there. I can't find the missing ones. Where are them? I bought it,should ...
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Syncing Podcasts between two Macs

I listen to podcasts very frequently. But, for seemingly years now, neither of my computers (home vs work) will be sync'd. I'm on Yosemite, and up to date with all that, but still... Typical issue: ...
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Podcast disappears from iTunes 12

So after the most recent update of iTunes, one my podcasts keeps getting deleted. It is only the single podcast (The Comedy Button) and it will automatically delete after a few days. I have changed ...
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Backup with different itunes account

I have connected to a itunes a/c in my iphone. My doubt is that can anyone take backup of my device with their (different) itunes a/c? and user the backup data with their own device?
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Unable to Undo Delete before Sync (iTunes 12, iPod Touch)

Due to misreading I accidentally deleted all of my music off my iPod according to iTunes, but I haven't synced yet so the music is still all on the iPod according to the iPod. Here's the exact screen: ...
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How to make a mixtape, iOS only?

I'm in the middle of a cross-country road trip (Boston to Los Angeles). My girlfriend wants to share a mixtape with me. I don't have a computer with iTunes (I have an iPhone and an iPad, with ...
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Changing my name shown atop iTunes 12 (eg from 'Thomas' to 'Tom')

iTunes 12 (of the garish red icon) shows your name in its top bar. For me this says 'Thomas', but I'd like to switch it to 'Tom'. How can I do so? It's not in iTunes preferences, and I've just changed ...
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Location/Existence of iTunes plist files for iDevice apps

I've encountered an issue for an iOS device restore, where the iTunes account has changed and it has prompted for passwords of the old account during the restore. I've been told by Apple support ...
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iTunes replacing every iPhone backup

I have a MacBook running Yosemite. Every once in a while I will do a backup of my phone and all the backups ever done should show up in the iTunes preferences but they don't. Only the latest backup ...
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can't delete in iTunes 12 mavericks

I cannot move or delete songs from my iTunes 12 library. Someone suggested using the "Summary" tab, but there isn't one. Anyone else having this problem?
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Getting 'iPhone is synced with another iTunes Library although this is the Mac I've used

I recently had a problem with my iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1. I kept getting a dialog box about having to approve new terms of service for iCloud. However, I was never presented with the terms of ...
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iTunes unplayed podcasts list by episode and date?

I just downloaded new iTunes onto old PC. Earlier version had feature I found very helpful, that of listing unplayed podcast episodes by date downloaded. Now it seems to have vanished. Any hope of ...
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iTunes ignores track name in M3U playlist for URLs

I have M3U file like #EXTM3U #EXTINF:187,Track Artist - Track name http://my.site/3fe49f5deb06.mp3 (the URL locates the file on remote server, not a radio or stream) I see there is some track info ...
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Advertising Identifier declaration missing? Testflight external testers

i've tried to submit my app to the beta review (testflight, external testers) and got this mail after submitting. Undeclared Use of Advertising Identifier [IDFA]. Your app contains the ...
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iTunes Library Volume Location Problem

I have an external drive called "ITUNES_MAIN" that I keep all my media on and there's an "ITUNES_BACKUP" which is it's duplicate, just in case. Earlier this year, the main drive died, so I had to ...
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Why does my iPhone 4 not play songs purchased from iTunes?

My iPhone 4 will not play any song except those that have been purchased from iTunes. All songs that have been downloaded from CDs are skipped and marked for deletion. How do I get them to play ...
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Show grouping field by default in iTunes Info Window

This is really really annoying when you manage your iTunes library in a good way, but Yosemite seems to strip out the 'Grouping' field when editing a track in the Info window. Is there any way to get ...
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Mini iPad with ios8 sync thru iTunes 11 on pc

My. Sync cancels randomly since upgrading to iOS 8. Can anyone tell me why please? I have over 1000 books and it cancels anywhere from like 20 to 100 books at a time... Very irritating. It takes a ...
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iTunes not showing app update description texts

I have a very weird problem with iTunes lately. When I go to Apps → Updates, all apps that show up there, don't have an update description text. The app is displayed, its version is displayed, vendor, ...
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My itunes program says i have more songs than my iphone says I do

According to my iTunes, I am supposed have something like 480 songs on my iPhone, which is correct. However, many songs are missing on my iPhone even though those songs are there under the "on this ...
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Problem synchronizing end of reoccurring task from iPhone

Calendar synchronization between iPhone and iCal works (over iTunes), but when a recurring appointment is ended on the iPhone, this is not synchronized with iCal, as a result reoccuring appointments ...
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How to resolve sync session failed to start issue in iOS 8?

When I tried to sync my iPhone 5 in order to switch to iPhone 6, I found the sync failed due to the error: Sync session failed to start in iTunes. However, despite me deleting all the multitasks and ...
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Have to keep closing and opening iTunes to finish a device restore

I got a new iPhone, and am restoring my old iPod Touch to this iPhone. During the process, it gets stuck on apps. I've got about 100, and it keeps stopping at about every 5 apps or so. By "stopping", ...
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syncing ipad mini and iPod touch using iTunes

I updated iTunes to 11.4 on my iMac and now my photos are a mess on both iPad mini and iPod touch also updated to iOS 8.0.2. Event order (188) is scrambled - have them sorted by date in iPhoto. Other ...
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How do I add a cover image to an iBook that lacks one?

I have several iBooks, purchased from the iBooks store that either never had cover images (typically because they are inexpensive "generics") or have "lost" them on iOS (for reasons that aren't clear; ...
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iTunes allowed content shows no countries

iTunes does not list any country other than Russia under the "Ratings For" section under "Allowed Content". I have "Reset All Settings" and that didn't change it.
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Change voice for track announcements IPod nano 7g

I found, that now in nanos (unlike in my old nano 5g) voiceover is built in, that means it doesn't generate voiceover messages as it used to do (and still do with shuffle), but reads titles on the ...
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I do NOT want AppleTV to update iTunes play counts

OS 10.9.4 iTunes 11.4 Playing songs on both of my AppleTVs updates the iTunes play count, even though this option is deselected in the iTunes preferences. How can I get the AppleTV to STOP updating ...
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From what did the iTunes Classic Visualiser derive from?

I'm curious to know what the iTunes Classic Visualiser derived from.
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Change voice for voiceover announcements in other than main language

I have an iPod nano and using voiceover frequently. I know, that I can override the voice for main language in iPod (English in my case), but what about other languages? I have my favorite speech ...
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Could not synchronise ipad 3 with itunes (macbook pro retina 15)

i have a very strange problem. When i am trying to synchronise my ipad with Mac ITunes freezes(not responding) So far, i tried many solutions but nothing happened to solve my issue. restore ...
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iPod has music on it I didn't check mark on my laptop library.

I have on my iPod a bunch of songs I don't want and I don't know how to get them off. I have gone to the settings on my iPod and done everything I can think of. On my laptop iTunes library I only have ...
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How does iTunes detect updates are available for iOS apps?

So, I turned off network connection on my Mac. Accidentally starting iTunes, but iTunes indicated there are number of Updates available for iOS apps. When I tried to select app to update, it ...
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iPhone and iPad recovery stops with error 14

yesterday I wanted to update both my iPad and iPhone to iOS 8.0. I usually do this wireless via the phone settings, but yesterday I chose to update from iTunes. So I connected my iPhone 5 to my PC, ...
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Save voice memos on a computer after already synched

Lets say you sync your voice memos to your computer. Then you go to a friends house and he wants your voice memos. Your voice memos are also to big for emailing. How would you go about doing this. I ...
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Icons layout in iTunes does not match the iPad

I recently restored my 7.1.2 4th gen iPad and installed some apps via iFunBox on it (since it lets me install app by app rather than a whole device image). Next time that I open the device in iTunes ...
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Adding external photos to iPhone library in correct order

The last 3 years I've been making photos on my iPhones which have now turned into a nice collection on my phone. I love looking at those photos as they are all sorted by date, which is nice to scroll ...
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Cant create any playlist in iTunes

All of a sudden I cant create a playlist in iTunes. I have albums within iTunes and I want to put a couple of these onto my iPhone 4. For some reason I now can not create a new playlist ie a click on ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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iPhone 5 photo albums

I needed to restore my iPhone to erase data but wanted to keep my photos. I copied them onto my laptop and then restored the iPhone and set it up as a new iPhone and then synced the photos back onto ...
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Should I delete crash logs manually?

My %appdata%\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\<devicename> folder contains hundreds of thousands of crash logs. Should iTunes clean up this folder automatically or should I delete ...
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How do I sync a current iPhone to new mac? With no prior itunes backups

I've always synced to iCloud for my backup. I got a macbook pro and would like to sync it with itunes, but not lose my apps and photos and whatnot. How can i prevent it from erasing everything and ...
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What is “Sync Books” in iTunes for?

All of my iBooks appear in all of my devices, regardless of what device I ordered them on. Even if a book is not present on a device, a corresponding icon is, along with an option to download the book ...
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Changes made to Apple account won't apply

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it won't let me: It's explicit (just swear ...