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

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Automatically Add to iTunes Folder Broken?

I help to run an internet based, community radio station that uses almost entirely built in Mac OS X components. In order to flesh out our schedule, we record and then import locally produced shows ...
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Accessing backed up Garageband files in iTunes without device connected

I have a query relating to backing up files to iTunes. Essentially, I want the reassurance of knowing that if I lose my iPhone, I'll have the files to hand (I'm aware of iCloud by the way, but the ...
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iTunes recognizes device incorrectly

When I plug my iPhone into my PC, iTunes recognizes it as my daughters, wiping out all my content and replacing with her pictures, songs, contacts. I just want to download some songs and leave the ...
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Centralizing music collection to a NAS — Enable streaming to devices

I'm currently setting up my new NAS and would like to move to a more centralized solution for storing my music collection. I've been reading up about DAAP and how to use it to run an Itunes server. ...
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2 apple accounts, 2 countries - Ipad not syncing since recent update

Because I moved a lot in recent years I have an account from US and an account from Australia. I kept them both active as they dont have the same media available.... Until recently I could without ...
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How to preview changes when iTunes is going to synchronize data?

I am using iTunes on another computer for data synchronization to the iPad. Since such kinds of synchronization has the risk of data loss, can I preview the change on the iPad? Thank you.
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Can iTunes 10.7 run in Mavericks via a MacOS (Lion) Parallels guest OS?

Like many, I'd often prefer to run iTunes 10.7 instead of 11 in Mavericks, which auto-upgrades iTunes to 11. Others have struggled to do so. Can a Lion/Mountain-Lion Parallels guest OS run iTunes ...
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How to get all my music from two iPhones and from iCloud without creating duplicates?

I bought a new Windows 8 computer and I have not backed up my old iPhone for a while as my old computer is broken. I have managed to back up the old iPhone which has brought up some of my bought ...
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Restoring from icloud vs itunes to new phone, data missing

I have an iphone 4S and am moving to 5S. Normally backup to icloud automatically. I have done full backups on Itunes 11.1.3 on Mac 10.6.8. Neither is a complete backup. E.g. Itunes essentially refers ...
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Playlist Folder unable to transfer music to my iphone

I'm having hard time figuring out and i gone through lots of youtube videos and finally i decided to post my issue: I'm using 11.1.3.8 IPhone 5S I connect my IPhone and go to the Music tab and I ...
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Saving an internet audio stream as a “bookmark” in iTunes Music Library: where'd that go?

In previous versions of iTunes, it was possible to create a "bookmark" for an internet radio station (i.e., an "internet audio stream") in the Music section of the Library -- you just opened the ...
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iTunes: sort order of a shared mediathek

If I access a shared mediathek, it is always sorted by interpret. To change this order, I can use ⌘+J. However, is there any way to set a different sort order as default?
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iTunes sync with songs on a new disk drive

When I switched computers I moved my music to a data drive D but now itunes can't find most of the music. Any ideas how I get itunes to search all drives and re-add???
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Doubt with iTunes account with different countries

I already have an iTunes Indian account. Now from Account settings, I can change my country and select US. It will ask to license agreement and US address. After that I am signed into iTunes US store. ...
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Does anything get deleted when synchronising an iPod Touch to a new PC?

I have an iPod Touch 4 full with music, apps, photos, notes and so on. I have bought a new PC and would like to synchronize my iPod with it from now on. I have not all the files on iTunes on the new ...
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Find email address from iMessage contact?

I want to send a gift on iTunes to a friend of mine. They text me using iMessage, but I need their email address to send a gift. Is there a way to get this from their iMessage contact or will I just ...
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Cannot Purchase IAP, Continually Asks for Password

This is an iPad mini running 7.0.4. I am having trouble when trying to buy an IAP. It just continually asks for my iTunes PW (it's the correct PW). I often have trouble downloading apps as well. I've ...
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How can I remove the window size restrictions on iTunes 11.1.3 in Mavericks?

I'm trying to make the iTunes window narrower than the 700px default minimum window width (I don't care about the possible negative side effects). I read a previous post that stated that this could ...
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How do I get my iPad to show up under DEVICES in iTunes 11.1.3?

I've been having problems seeing my iPad (and my iPhone, haven't tried my iPod) under the DEVICES section on the left (where the STORE, GENIUS, PLAYLISTS, LIBRARY are located) in iTunes 11.1.3. It ...
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iPhone 4 Zombie Apps in ios7

I have several unwanted apps on my iPhone 4 ios7 that appear greyed out, do not run, show a "paused" badge when I click on them, but will not delete if I try the usual method. They will also not be ...
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Can't download apps from App Store (Can't connect to iTunes)

I cannot download any apps from the App Store (free apps) any more. The massage I receive is "Cannot connect to the iTunes Store." It seems that after I connect to iTunes with my laptop, it all ...
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Line breaks often missing from lyrics on iPod

I like an orderly and well-documented music library, and one of the first things I do when I get new songs is to find the lyrics and put them on iTunes for my personal use. However, for several songs, ...
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Why does iTunes put songs onto my iPod I never asked for?

Yeah, this is weird. I bought an iPod Nano and checked to see there was no music on it. I went to my computer's media storage for music that I put there myself and used iTunes to copy it to my iPod. ...
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How to get back all the photos in the camera roll?

I connected my brother's iPhone4 to iTunes to sync movies in my library. Since, his phone has never done any backup and first time connect to iTunes, I'd mistakenly press on something writes ...
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How to know which files iTunes could not import?

I'm trying to import a large iTunes library from an XML file, but at the end I get a message: Some songs of "example.xml" file were not imported because they were not found However, I know that ...
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iTunes copies all songs to iPhone with every sync

Every time I sync my iPhone 4S to iTunes, it takes a long time because it copies every song again, even though they're all on my phone. Have I set something wrong? Any help really appreciated, thanks. ...
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Trouble updating iPhone 3GS

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3gs which runs iOS 4.1 (8B117). Predictably, I can't download most of the apps and so often, I feel like it's not even an smartphone. So I need to update it anyhow. But ...
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Why is there no iPhone in my iTunes 11 window?

I'm setting up a new Windows PC and trying to persuade iTunes to sync my Outlook contacts and calendar. In the answer for Where did the "sync" button go in iTunes 11? there's a picture ...
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Can those I share an Apple ID & iTunes account with see my messages on google chat?

I share an Apple ID and iTunes account with family members. I recently downloaded the Apple Chat app onto my phone. The other day, while I was messaging on Google Chat on my MacBook Pro, the message ...
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cant sync songs to my iphone 5 after latest upgrade to 6.1.4

i recently upgraded my ios to 6.1.4. during the upgrade it completely wiped all my data and so i did a restore which worked fine. but now i cannot add any new music to my iphone. when i do sync music ...
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When changing the file for a song in iTunes, the new file is not transferred to my iPod

In my iTunes library, sometimes I replace a low bit rate song that I have with a high bit rate version, such as by using the version found in iTunes Match's database. However, when I sync my iPod with ...
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iTunes store has not registered some of my purchases

Some of the songs in my iTunes library have problems: Most of the songs I purchased work fine, but I have several songs purchased from iTunes a while ago, which are noticeable on my iTunes library on ...
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How do I modify my iphone's backup?

I have an iPhone that has been restored to factory defaults. I added a contact to the phone and backed up it. I used a SQLite database editor to update the name of the contact but if I try to restore ...
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iTunes: bulk edit/update paths to music files

I had to change a path from /a/b/c/d/<hundreds of files>.mp3 to /a/b/c/<hundreds of files>.mp3 Is there some way to bulk update this information? I'm using iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion
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Upgraded my iPhone from 3gs to 5. How do I move my audiobooks onto the new iPhone?

I just bought a new iPhone but own a small library of audiobooks bought through iTunes that are on the old phone. I sort of assumed I could simply redownload the purchased books onto the new phone as ...
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How to get iTunes Match to match correctly on boxed sets?

Here's a concrete example: The Beatles Mono and Stereo remastered box sets from 2009. How do I ensure each is: matched to a box set, not individual albums. matched to the correct mono or stereo ...
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Macbook won't sync contacts over to iPhone 3G

I just got a iPhone 3G and tried to sync it with the macbook air with mountain lion via iTunes. The funny thing is, all the music and apps were able to be "synced" but only the contacts wasn't be ...
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How to recover access to Apple ID in iTunes?

When I first set up my iTunes account I used a different email account for my Apple ID than I want to use now. This was years ago and since then the computer has died and I know have a laptop. I tried ...
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Itunes does not want to play this one specific video

I was watching this important wmdc. Near the end of the video I thought I'll sleep for a while. Guess what I couldn't open the video anymore. It just show blank screen. I want to delete the video ...
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How can I download iTunes U courses simultaneously?

For example, MIT's 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, I want do download all the video courses simultaneously instead of clicking each of them(that cute little free button), how can I do it?
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can we share music/apps in one house, under different IDs?

Me: iPhone + iPad + iMac +Macbook Girl1: iPhone + ipad Girl2: iPhone + ipad Girl3: iPhone + ipad the girls have a PC in their toyroom that they currently use but then don't often sync there as it's a ...
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How to resolve Error 0xE8008001 when sycing iPhone

i tried to update my iphone 3gs, and suddenly it lost capacity to connect to a service provider, trying to fix the problem I tried to erase all apps and settings through setting of phone then it ...
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Disable scrolling in iCal and iTunes when apps aren't selected

Sometimes I'll have iCal or iTunes open alongside another app, and I'll accidentally scroll up or down while the mouse is hovering over iCal or iTunes and it will actually scroll even though neither ...
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Blue dot not showing on podcasts not listened to

I'm subscribed to several podcasts. When a new podcast has downloaded, it shows a blue dot signifying that it hasn't been listened to. Many of the podcasts do not show the dot, even though I haven't ...
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How to display more than 100 podast on the list?

Since I've downloaded iTunes 11, I noticed that when I click on list, its only display the last 100 podcasts download, they are still in my computer because when I click on podcast I can see the ...
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Rebuilding Itunes Music library

I've just reinstalled my Win 7 but had some issues when I tried to re-install Itunes the first time (folder permission ones I couldn't easily overcome initially), so decided to uninstall it and ...
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Upgraded iTunes doesn't recognize iPod

I just updated my iTunes to 11.0.7 and plugged in my iPod touch. I clicked the iPod in iTunes and it said "eject" I pressed it then the iPod disappeared I plugged my iPod touch again but the iPod ...
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Songs are out of sequence when playing on Bose docking station

When I listen to an album from my iPod on the Bose stereo, it plays the songs out of sequence. Are there any settings that I need to change in order to get this working?
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How do I restore music that was deleted from my Mac?

My son was on the internet and downloaded a virus. In an attempt to fix the problem, he restored the computer and completely wiped out all our files, including music and photos. All I have left of my ...
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Iphone 5 restore failed. Iphone in recovery mode only

I've tried to restore my iphone 5 with itunes (installed newest version 64 bit on windows 7) and it gave me error. I clicked the website and didn't write down error code. On the website there was ...