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

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Using “Stop Time” option prevents play count from being updated

Im using the option to stop a song at specific time. However I realised that the Play Count does not update when this option is applied. Following the issue from iTunes 11 where play counts do not ...
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How do I view podcasts in a tiled artwork view using iTunes?

I upgraded from iTunes 10 to 11 and the view for my podcasts has changed. Is it possible to bring back the old tile view of my podcasts? The only option appears to be the list view on the side and ...
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iPhone Birthdays vs OSX birthdays

My OSX calendar app is configured to show all the birthdays of my contacts (they are displayed as this special calendar with the parcel icon in OSX). It seems that iOS (6, on iPhone 5) does that too ...
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Why does the iTunes artist list jump to start when i scroll it?

I updated my iTunes yesterday, along with Lion, as did alot of other people. Now I've been experiencing some weird behaviour. I have my iTunes setup like above. I usually browse to artist by ...
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iTunes Match Songs Don't Appear on iPhone

My iPhone 5S says it has synced with iTunes Match but some music is missing from the iPhone. I have Show All Music turned on. Is there some way to debug what is happening?
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How do I make iTunes 'forget' a device in Mavericks?

Before Mavericks it seems it was easy to make iTunes forget a device as per this question: Can you make iTunes forget a device? However according to this Apple support article Sync Services doesn't ...
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View individual artists in compilation albums?

I can't seem to set up my music collection so that when opening a compilation album on my iPad it shows a list of songs on the compilation album along with the artist of each song. In iTunes on my ...
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Editing songs in iTunes 11.0.2

I've recently got a new Windows laptop and downloaded and installed the latest iTunes (11.0.2). All my music (over 5000 songs) went into iTunes fine, just as they were on my old laptop. However I have ...
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Extract iTunes Config from iPod

I recently had a hard drive failure on my laptop and I am in the middle of re-installing everything. I have hit a snag that I am at a loss how to fix. Basically, I have been backing up my music to a ...
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is it possible to buy and download iTunes movies at an Apple Store?

My internet connection is quite dismal. It's hard to watch youtube 240p let alone a whole [SD] movie (unless you start about a week in advance) Is it possible to say buy and download (on my Apple ID) ...
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Wi-Fi sync with iPhone and iPad fails often

When I try to sync my iPhone or iPad via Wi-Fi it happens very often that the symbol of the device disappears after iTunes is telling me that it's searching the device. After a couple of minutes the ...
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How to recover data from iPhone backup files WITHOUT the info.plist, status.plist, manifest.plist, manifest.mbdb, and manifest.mbdx files?

I have iTunes 10.5 and Mac OS X version 10.6.8. I would like to restore my iPhone from backup. iTunes detects all my backups EXCEPT one, which happens to be the backup I want.  I looked in the ...
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How can I export a QuickTime File with Chapter Markers from iMovie HD?

I have a video with chapter markers in iMovie HD 6.03 (267.2). What settings do I need to use when exporting to get a file with chapter markers viewable by QuickTime and iTunes?.
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The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library error Message

Whenever I select to manually manage music and videos, I get an error message that says "The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes ...
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How can I split a movie into sections?

I have a DVD that somebody recorded and burned for me, and the DVD has no chapter markers. I ripped it to a MP4 file with Handbrake so I could put it on my iPod/iPad, but I also want it to have ...
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How to create a meta-playlist?

I'd like to create a meta-playlist that plays various playlists I created in order, with the added functionality to set limits on how many songs will play from each playlist. Can this be done, either ...
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Sending Network (.m3u8) Stream to AirPlay?

I have a Mac, an Apple TV, and I have a network video stream (.../stream.m3u8) that I'd like to send over AirPlay to my Apple TV. If I open it in QuickTime/VLC, it plays great, but neither support ...
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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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Upgrade from iPhone 3G 4.2.1 to iPhone 5S 7.0.4

A friend of mine has a good old iPhone 3G (yep, the thing still works :)) and he just bought an iPhone 5S. When he takes a backup of the iPhone 3G in iTunes (iCloud isn't supported in iOS 4) and tries ...
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Remove malformed iOS app from device

I incorrectly edited the plist that goes with an .ipa file and tried to install this .ipa. Thereafter the app shows with a missing icon: So now I'm not able to delete application that incorrectly ...
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Loss of contacts and calendar on iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3 update

I did the latest software update a few days ago and just this morning without changing anything, I lost a lot of contacts and my calendar is empty. I have never synced my iPhone with iTunes or iCloud. ...
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Can I view my iTunes wish list in the browser?

Can I view my iTunes wish list in the browser ? Can I - for example - copy the link of my wish list ?
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iTunes Match hangs at step 2 and does not complete

I have been trying to get iTunes Match to work for a week. It keeps getting stuck at Step 2. To try and fix it I have been stopping and starting Match, sometimes it gets further and other times it ...
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iTunes wishlist on ipad

Is there a way to view your iTunes wishlist on an iPad? I checked at the bottom of the iTunes app but I couldn't find it there.
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Does the iTunes Affiliate Program work with the Volume Purchase Program?

Can one earn affiliate commission through the iTunes Affiliate Program for purchases made through Apple's Volume Purchase Programs for Business or Education? In case it makes a difference, we're ...
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How can I get my albums to sort by track numbers in iTunes 11's expanded view?

I've been trying to figure out why my track sort order is wrong in iTunes 11. I have track metadata, and sorting by Album in the songs view works fine, but in the expanded view my tracks appear in ...
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Can you view a shared iTunes 11 library from iTunes 7, or use iMac as an Airplay target?

I picked up a beautiful old G3 Tangerine iMac. Works (and looks!) great. It has iTunes 7 installed on it. I popped a music CD in it and it's a great little music player for my den -- sounds ...
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Duplicate songs when sync with iPad 1

When I connect my first-gen iPad to my Mac, I have in duplicates in my iTunes. This song have a gray font and have a circle next to their names. Here is a screenshot: Any idea how to remove this ...
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How to disable itunes writing things to my music files?

I stored my music collections ( mostly in .m4u extension) in Dropbox folders, while I play these music files in itunes, I fount that Dropbox continuously sync these files. What does itunes write to ...
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Force umount of stale NFS shares

Whenever my NFSv4 server becomes unreachable a little window pops up offering me to disconnect the affected shares. It looks like this: If I choose to Ignore iTunes becomes unresponsive because ...
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Recovering a locked iPod Touch

My kid has an iPod touch that has locked from too many attempts to enter the passcode for 22 million seconds. He did this before and I connected to iTunes and it successfully unlocked it. However, I ...
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How to avoid auto starting playback when importing playlist in iTunes library

Whenever i import a large folder into iTunes i have the problem that if in one of the subfolders there is a playlist, it will auto start playing. How can i prevent this?
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Can iTunes sort games by OS version?

Bought an iPod Touch for my son which I then discovered is a 2nd gen which doesn't support lots of apps and games. Currently I either have to try downloading a game to see if it fails or read the ...
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Getting Music NOT purchased from iTunes, from an old computer to new computer

I am trying to get my music NOT purchased from itunes into a new itunes/computer (the music I purchased from iTunes is on the new computer). i authorized it but keep getting an error message that says ...
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Can the playlists and ratings be recovered from iOS devices when an iTunes library is lost?

I recently had to do a complete reinstall of my C: drive due to a catastrophic hardware failure. Unfortunately, the iTunes database and play lists and play counts were lost with no backup. ...
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Service which monitors when apps are updated?

I have a couple of old applications which I adore, but really don't want to have on my iPhone at the moment, because they're terrible in iOS6 / iPhone 5 and haven't been updated for over a year. I'd ...
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Exponential CD burn times in iTunes 10.6.1 (7) on OS X 10.6.8

The more I try put on a CD and the closer I get to the 80 minute mark, the longer it takes to burn with it on occasion never finishing, the time rises exponentially. I never try and burn more than 80 ...
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Automatically convert video podcasts to “ipod or iphone version”

I'm downloading a regular video podcast for use on my ipod. I like that the podcasts download automatically, but the problem is that I have to manually select all the videos I want to sync and then ...
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How can I change subtitle color, background or font used by iTunes?

In iTunes subtitles background is black and font Courier New (and rather big). How can I change this preferences?
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Prefer iPhone when synchronizing playlists between iTunes and iPhone

When synchronizing Playlists between iTunes and an iPhone, by default, the playlists of iTunes are preferred - even if the iPhone's change is more current. I prefer to change my playlists on the go on ...
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How to recover factory reset in iPhone 5 apps without backup

I forget my passcode and when I reset my phone I lost all my data, photos and apps. I was connecting to iTunes but I never backed up. How can I get all my photos and apps on my iPhone 5 without a ...
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How to restore my iPhone when iTunes keeps returning an error 2001?

My iPhone 5 won't boot anymore and when I plug it in my MacBook, it goes to recovery mode (cable logo => iTunes logo). So I tried to restore it using iTunes but I keep getting this error Any idea ...
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How to set my iPhone was always seen in iTunes via wi-fi?

My iPhone cable is a bit broken and I often use wi-fi connection of my iPhone5 and iTunes. Sometimes my iPhone is not seen in iTunes. How to set my iPhone was always seen in iTunes via wi-fi?
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How can I tell if I have the 64-bit version of iTunes installed?

As I understand it, the 64-bit version of iTunes is actually a 32-bit application, and so appears in the Program Files (x86) folder. Is there a way to see if the version of iTunes I've installed is ...
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I am unable to download an audio book that I bought from iTunes to my iPhone 5

I am unable to download an audio book that I bought from iTunes to my iPhone 5. It appears on my phone only in the shared folder when I'm connected to iTunes. When I exit iTunes the book disappears.
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Add audio and video codec to iTunes

I have a dream... One day my iTunes could read also MKV and all other codecs that are not natively supporter by it... Is there a solution for make this reality? I have ffmpeg tool installed in my ...
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How to bypass iCloud login for iPhone 5 running iOS 7 when email and password was forgotten?

I restored my iPhone 5 with iOS 7 without knowing that iCloud account will be asked. I already forgot what email and password I set on that phone. Now, after the phone was restored and unlocked but ...
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How do I sync podcasts added in the iPhone's Podcasts app to iTunes on OS X?

I added some podcasts from the iTunes store to the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.2.3 on iOS 6.1.3. My iTunes 11.0.5 sync settings for this phone's podcasts is sync podcasts, and automatically include ...
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What is the default folder structure for an iTunes library?

I have OS X 10.7.6 and I run iTunes 11.1.3. (8) I moved my iTunes library to a NAS and kept the indexing files on my Mac. The folders I find on the NAS looks as follows on the same level in my Music ...
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iTunes Keyboard Shortcut for exiting search function

In iTunes on OS X, you can search for music in your library by using the CMD+F shortcut. However, as far as I can tell, there exists no shortcut for accessing those items once the search has ...