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

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App Store on iOS keeps asking for another user's iTunes credentials

I recently helped a friend activate her iPhone 5. She used to have an iPhone 4S which I helped her do a backup on my Macbook. After backing up her iPhone 4S, I restored her iPhone 5 with the backup. ...
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Applescript and iTunes: enable shuffle by song or album and play?

The documentation for shuffle/shufflable in the iTunes Applescript dictionary is really confusing, at least for me. As I read it shuffle seems to be a property of a playlist (not a state of the ...
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How does Apple AppStore rank search results?

I have an iOS application - an alarm clock. I released it a little over a month ago. Initially it was paid, but when I saw there were virtually no purchases (from 0 to 4 a day), I changed it to be ...
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iTunes 12 fails to sync on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.2) and also other apps

In order to fix this bug I've been trying everything I could find on the internet. Basically whenever I try to sync music or videos from iTunes to my iPhone (they have both the latest version) and ...
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How to upload videos to iPhone and iPad using any Mac or Macbook that I have? (not tied to one Mac)

It seems that nowadays, the only time I hook up my iPad or iPhone to a computer is when I need to upload some videos to the Video app on iPad/iPhone so that I can view them offline. I started ...
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Can't re-order songs in iTunes 12

I'm almost embarrassed to post this: I can't re-order the songs in any playlists on my Mac. It's iTunes 12.1.0.50 on OSX Yosemite 10.10.2. The playlists are all sorted in manual order. There doesn't ...
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My icloud password does not work when prompted on start up.

This is a problem that is driving me nuts. I have tried everything I can find to get this to resolve. When I start my computer, I get a popup that wants my icloud password. I enter it and the password ...
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Where to find a list of iTunes Internet Radio Station URI's?

Looking for a source of iTunes Internet Radio Station URI's. Any suggestions?
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Use AppleScript to play an iTunes Radio station vs. an iTunes Internet Radio station?

Looking for hints or a code snippet that will show me how to use AppleScript to play an iTunes Radio Station (with cover art, add to iTunes wish list, play more like) vs. playing an iTunes Internet ...
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Remove one song from iTunes account

Can I remove one song from my iTunes account so that it doesn't appear on my iPhone without disabling Show All? Muse made their upcoming album Drones available for preorder at the same time that they ...
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How to download files from MediaFire directly on IPad?

I'm trying to download a .mp3 file from MediaFire on my Apple IPad, but whenever I click on "Download" button, a new tab opens and it play the file. I need to store this file in my itunes instead of ...
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Synced iPhone to a new computer. iTunes cannot delete music from iPhone

My Mom's iPhone used to be synced to my computer, a Mac. She recently got a new computer, a Windows laptop, so I set that up for her. I did a sync to the Windows laptop and that seems to work fine ...
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Applescript: Help to extract PDF “Author” metadata and set it in iTunes Author field

Using other applescript as template, I've been trying to modify this particular one to do the following task: Extract "Author" tag from a PDF file and write it automatically in the iTunes12 "Author" ...
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Is there a way to specify artist artwork for Music in iOS 7?

I've been a big fan of the redesign of the music app in iOS 7. I noticed that on the Artist list, certain musical acts have a thumbnail of band/artist next to them. This image is independent of any ...
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how can i change the apple id on App Store?

On my 2009 MacBook, my friend signed into his Apple ID to check it. Now, I can't sign back into mine to download things. Does anyone know how to get my Apple ID to sign me back in?
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Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
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Phantom photos stuck on my iPhone that I can't delete?

According to iTunes: According to my phone: But also: What's going on? :-/ I look into my DCIM folder on my iPhone through Windows Explorer and it's empty, too. Update: I have no photo ...
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Viewing the Apple ID in iTunes' app list?

I'm using Windows 7 and I'd like to be able to group my apps by Apple ID, but there is no option from the list view: If I browse to the directory using Windows Explorer I also cannot see the Apple ...
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“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
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How do I delete all Music off my iPhone library so nothing appears?

I’m having problems deleting all my music off my iPhone. I have deleted the music through iTunes and tried to delete it on on my iPhone but it still shows the track and just has the download symbol ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Why does iTunes think that it is quitting “unexpectedly” every time I quit?

My iTunes (v.12.1, on OS X Yosemite 10.10.2) opens and functions just fine. But every time I quit the program, about ten seconds after quitting a dialog pops up informing me that "iTunes quit ...
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iPod Nano 2nd Generation won't show up in iTunes 12

My iPod Nano 2nd generation won't show up in iTunes 12 on my Macbook Pro no matter what! Here's what I've tried so far: I plug it in with the USB cord and it displays the charging symbol, so I know ...
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Only music bought in iTunes gets synced on iPod touch

Only the songs I've purchased through iTunes are showing up on my iPod, but all of the songs show up on iTunes on the computer. If I go to On my device and then Music, it shows me all of my music ...
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How can I prevent iTunes from auto starting when I plug in an iOS device?

i know we already have topics about it, but i did not found my solution. So i don't want to start iTunes, when i plug in iDevices. We have like 300 iPads, and i am using the configurator. iTunes ...
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iTunes stops working every time I launch it

Recently I've updated my iTunes to the latest version, 11.4.0.18. Prior to updating it, iTunes didn't stop working, neither did it have any problems. Only after I updated it to the latest version, the ...
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Can't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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How to restore jailbroken iPhone stuck in recovery mode without iTunes?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running on iOS 7.1.1. I checked Cydia and updated a few tweaks and since that update, my tweak called "f.lux" wasn't working so I deleted it. After deleting it, I would ...
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Export iTunes music library information (album, artist, track names) to CSV or spreadsheet format?

Is there a way to export album/track information from an iTunes music library into, say, a comma-separated values (CSV) file, or another spreadsheet-friendly format? I'd like to be able to grab a ...
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Quick Look audio distorted

When I play a song in Quick Look it sounds oversaturated and distorted. If I open it, it sounds great. What can be happening? I noticed it with Mp3 at 320 kbps. With WAV and AAC it does not happens. ...
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Sync only favorite songs from iTunes to iPhone

I want to synch my iTunes library favorites only to my iPhone 5s. That's about 550 songs. The complete library is too large to synch to my iPhone so I only want to synch favorites. How do I do this?
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Why are some of my songs on iTunes greyed out?

I added a new song to my iTunes library and it's greyed out on iTunes and won't transfer to my phone. It was first saying it wouldn't transfer due to storage. I deleted a lot of storage so I now have ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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How do I get iTunes to play all music from a specific year?

How do I select and then play all songs from release year? e.g. Play all music from 1969. Even better, play all rock genre music from 1969.
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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How can I transfer music from one iphone to another if it has NOT BEEN purchased from iTunes (ie., songs that were put on there from cd's I own etc.)

Is there a way to transfer songs from one iphone to a new iphone that were NOT purchased from iTunes? I am talking about songs that were from cd's that I or my son own. They are on my old phone but ...
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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...
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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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iBooks series metadata

In iBooks on 10.10, books can have series metadata as shown in the image. What metadata do I need to add to an external epub (i.e. not from ibook store) so that it can be displayed as a series?
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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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iPhone 4S wth update 8.1.3

I updated my iPhone with the iOS update 8.1.3, and now I am unable to activate my phone because it shows a connect to iTunes screen with no other option. Finally, when I connect to iTunes, it gives ...
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How can I change the bit rate of MP3s in iTunes 11?

TL;DR I have a number of MP3 albums in iTunes that I would like to convert from 196kbps to 128kbps. I ripped a number of CDs into iTunes at 196kbps, but have decided that I want them to be at ...
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Delete book from iBooks Mac when I delete it from iOS

I sync "All books" from my iOS device (an iPod Touch) and my Mac, in iBooks. When I delete a book in iOS, it is NOT deleted on my Mac. Instead, in iTunes, the setting changes from sync "All books" to ...
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How can I restore my device with simply ipsw file and iTunes?

I want to restore my iPod touch 4 gen. using a previously downloaded .ipsw file from the web instead of iTunes trying to download it again. I have tried putting the .ipsw file in the ...
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Find My iPad setting prevents restore

I'm trying to restore my iPad because the screen passcode was changed and cannot be remembered correctly. When attempting to restore from an iTunes backup, an error message says to first turn off Find ...
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iTunes 12 Turn off Repeat Song and Repeat Playlist Separately

The last answer in this thread makes iTunes 12 shortcuts for shuffle (on and off), but I was wondering if it were possible to make shortcuts for turning on the repeat playlist, song, and turning off ...
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How long does it generally take Apple to propagate subject category changes in my submitted eBooks

I have several books on sale in the ibooks store. A couple of weeks ago I did a minor change to the subject category of all my books. About a week after that I started to notice a drop on sales. I am ...
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Apple Account Country Change

I really need to change my apple account country. I would like to see a TV show but I can only find it in the US store, and because I am in the Emirati store, it won't show up in that store. I do not ...
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iPod Touch only transferring purchased music

I'm having a problem with my new iPod Touch gen 5. Only purchased music is transferring to the iPod. It's also not transferring my playlists. All the music still plays in iTunes on my computer. There ...
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The iPhone couldn't be restored. An unknown error occurred (3194)

I have an iPhone 6 iOS 8.0. And I want to restore it. So I downloaded the iOS 8 firmware for iPhone 6 from this link then I opened itunes and pressed shift+click on restore button and then chose my ...