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

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How can I prevent a forced iOS7 upgrade when restoring iPhone 4s from backup

For some reason my iPhone 4s (running on latest iOS 6 and never jailbroken) has crashed and is stuck on a rebooting loop. I tried to restore my iPhone from a backup I made about a week ago. iTunes ...
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Changing the default iTunes download directory

Is it possible to change the download directory of iTunes on mac? I use mac OSX (10.8.5) and iTunes 11.0.5. I want to relocate the directory on a external hard disk storage?
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Retrieving a file from an iOS backup

So I have recently updated from iOS 6 to 7, but in the process, I did a clean restore. Beforehand though, I have done a backup in iTunes before the update. Something I forgot to grab when doing the ...
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Can't sync, iTunes says they can't be found

Just updated to 7. I'm syncing my phone, but an error message pops up telling me that 24 songs cannot be synced because they cannot be found. However, I can just click into the songs on itunes and ...
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What does “Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes library” mean?

I just plugged my iPhone into my new mac (previously it was managed using itunes on a PC) I just want to delete some songs that are on the iPhone. It seems I can't press delete on the songs in ...
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Restored from iOS 7 BETA to iOS 6.1.3 and can't activate phone

Okay so first off, I have an iPhone 4 CDMA (Verizon), but haven't had cell service on it for two years. Not that that matters but thought I'd throw it in there, that it only works with wifi. Now that ...
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Updating iTunes to 11.1.0 gives an error

I tried to download the iTunes 11.1 update and received the following error. Does anyone know what could be causing it? The operation couldn’t be completed. (NSURLErrorDomain error -1102.)
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iTunes home sharing playback position when streaming to iOS device

I am using a Mac mini as a home theater streaming computer, with Home Sharing in iTunes to view the movies in my iTunes library either on my Apple TV or my iOS devices. In cases where I do not finish ...
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Reset iPhone 3gs broken power button + broken touch screen

Got a broken 3gs, power button + touch screen are broken and there's a passcode i forgot on it. It's also no longer synced with iTunes. So basically I want to get this thing in recovery mode but how? ...
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Different subscription settings for podcasts

Is it possible to get iTunes (11) to subscribe to some of the podcasts as "3 of the most recent unplayed" and some as "3 of the least recent unplayed"? I can't seem to mix those two settings.
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Is there a way to access and stream one's iTunes music collection from a web browser?

Does the possibility exist to access one's iTunes music collection from any web browser? e.g. to browse the library and stream the songs.
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Back up of ITunes

This may seem a silly question... but ITunes when synced with my Iphone, only backs up into my main PC correct? In other words, when I hook up to Itunes on my computer all the info goes into that ...
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iPhone 4S restore from backup 64 GB to 16 GB

I am trying to restore a new 16 GB iPhone from my old 64 GB backup, and am getting the error message that the old backup is too large (for the record, I don't believe it's very much over 16 GB)...the ...
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How do I import Notes from my iPhone to my iPad?

For some reason, I can't import Notes from my iPhone to my iPad via iTunes - is there a fix for this?
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Keeping track of songs in playlists

Is there a way to track what songs in an iTunes account appear in playlists? i.e. -- some songs may appear in 2 playlists, some appear in none. How can I know that?
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Automatically Fill free space with songs

Under options on iTunes, I have selected "Sync only checked songs". Why is it that when I select "Automatically fill free space with songs" under Music, even unchecked items will sync?
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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically downloading podcasts?

I listen to podcasts, but almost always on my iPhone (by downloading them on the iPhone directly) and almost never on my computer through iTunes. I do sync my iPhone with iTunes. However, any time I ...
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What is Safari Safe Browsing Data and why does it need to copy every time I sync my iDevice?

Whenever syncing iDevices to iTunes, I always see "Safari Safe Browsing Data" being copied. This naturally sounds alarming. Is Apple tracking my browsing history‽ What exactly is it, and why does it ...
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Use of iTunes gift card credit

I have a $50 iTunes gift card credit. How can I use it for the App Store? When I try to purchase an app from the App Store, I am asked to enter a credit card number. Can I transfer the $50 to the App ...
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Itunes doesn't want to dispose played podcasts

I have a Podcast settings: ‚Keep all unplayed episodes‘ but Itunes doesn't want to dispose those played ones. There are only 9 new unplayed episodes and 19 fully played episodes are fully to ...
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How many tries on iTunes Security Questions

I folgot the answer to one of my security questions and now, for the first time in years, I need to answer them to buy music from my iPod. Now, I know I can change my questions, but I would really ...
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iPad initial Set-up cannot complete activation

My dad has the original iPad (Model A1337) and I did a reformat because there was a lot of clutter. It takes me back to the original set-up screen but after setting up my Wi-Fi and initial settings it ...
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How to tell if iTunes in the mini player mode from applescript

Is there a way to tell if iTunes is in mini player mode from applescript? Using Mac OS X 10.8.4 Mountain lion.
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Using Bluetooth speaker and headphone jack simultaneously

I can connect my normal speakers to my headphone jack. I can also connect my Bluetooth speaker and it plays great too, But I can't play them at the same time. I have Wi-Fi speakers around and they ...
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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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How do you put all your MP3's & Ringtones back on your IPhone from the iCloud?

Had to get a New PC less then a month ago and I was unable to add any new MP3's from New PC to iPhone So I put all my MP3's and Ringtones that were on my iPhone onto the cloud the problem now is I ...
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Set a keyboard shortcut to clear all tracks from the Up Next queue in iTunes

I am looking for a way to assign a keyboard shortcut to clear all the tracks from Up Next queue of iTunes. Does anyone know a way to do this? Using Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4
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purchased a paid app on a laptop and will not appear on my mac's itunes

I purchased a paid app on my laptop, after logging in with my apple ID, and even got an email verifying my purchase. Today, I logged in to my mac, opened itunes and the app was not in the list with my ...
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Re-download music on the same Mac

I did buy an album and for some reason a song in this album did not fully downloaded however iTunes thinks it is. So I deleted it and went back to the store to re-download it again. In the store it ...
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Scrobble iTunes Radio

With the release of iOS7 and new OSX people will use iTunes Radio more and more. I've been using it for a while now and would love to be able to scrobble my songs in Last.fm. I've done some research ...
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How to restore iPhone contacts lost after an app crash?

After a crash/reboot I lost all contacts on my iPhone. I have an iTunes backup, but it is several months old. The iPhone was set to sync with my Windows Contacts list, but it also appears to not ...
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Can I backup using Time Machine and restore to another account?

I am planning to re-install the OSX when Mavericks release. I am also actually planning to change my username after re-installation. I need to backup my whole personal folder under username "a", but ...
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View the file names and directories of eBooks in iTunes

I added eBooks from various directories to iTunes (without storing the books inside iTunes in Windows XP). Is there a way to view the list of file names and directories? Thanks.
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I can't add music on my itunes 11.0.5

I tried to drag my music and i pressed the arrow next to the song and pressed add to and it seems to not work it just won't let me add music any ideas or solutions?
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Restore iPod Touch without passcode or power button

How could I reset my 4th gen iPod Touch just using my computer and a cable? My power button doesn't work and I have the white screen of death. The only way to reset the device I've seen is to hold the ...
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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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How do I stop iTunes 11 from randomly match SD and HD episodes of a TV-series?

I'm trying to add my entire TV-series collection to iTunes so I easily can view it on my AppleTV. Everything was great until I tried to add DVD-rips and BD-rips of the same show. Now it just randomly ...
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How do i “restore” my iTunes?

I synced my songs and videos etc. from my iphone to my iTunes, except everything else but the things on my phone disappeared from my iTunes. Example: my songs and videos I currently had on my phone ...
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How to stop iTunes to auto download “Available apps” on start?

I have downloaded few apps on my iDevice and stopped the download realizing that was not the intended app.Whenever I start my iTunes, it tries to download them. How can I stop the apps from getting ...
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Can you prevent a remote wipe from iCloud after it has been issued?

I thought I lost my iPhone 4s, so I blocked and told iCloud to erase it the next time it connects. Now that I found it, I know that as soon as it gets internet connection, all my information will be ...
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How do I find links for iTunes U Videos to download using the 'resume' feature in curl

I have a flaky internet connection and I was trying to download some course videos on iTunes U. Three attempts to download 800 MB files failed because the connection was reset. So I'm now trying to ...
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Can't sync iPhone 5 due to old OS X version

I just bought an iPhone 5 and I want to synchronize it with my iTunes library but when I connect the iPhone to my Mac I get a message saying that the iPhone can't be used because it requires iTunes ...
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iTunes backup process programmatically on iphone 5

I am using iTunes 11 and iPhone 5 on Window XP. I want to create iTunes backup process programmatically in my selected location (not in default location). Can you provide any type of suggestion.
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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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Deleting songs on computer from an iTunes playlist

Oftentimes, I am in an iTunes playlist and want to delete a song from my computer. However, if I am in an iTunes playlist, I can only delete the song from the playlist, and then I have to go back to ...
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iTunes wants to delete my books

I have just lost my laptop, the one that I use to sync all my books. My iBook size is 2.5g an my iCloud account can support 15g. I tried to backup my iBooks. It shows only 750mb in the backup. When I ...
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ipod touch 4th gen doesn't turn on

My ipod touch 4th gen has this CYDIA, I accidentally uninstalled one file from it. After that, the ipod crashed and never turned on since then. It turns on (showing apple logo) for 10 seconds, then ...
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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 does iterating over a list in applescript with `repeat with … in` fail with error code `-1731` part way through the list?

I have this script for ensuring that every track in a given smart playlist is both shufflable and bookmarkable. The script is inteded to be launched via launchd. All of this is set up fine except ...
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Why does iTunes now COPY everything when I only want to sync new material?

Every time I want to sync iTunes, it COPIES all of my movies, photos, apps, and music, EVERY time I try to sync. Yes, COPIES, not syncs; it takes forever to "sync" because it's not syncing just ...