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

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Search / filter by genre in iTunes

Currently the only filters for search in iTunes are by song, album, artist and composer. Is there a way to search by genre in iTunes?
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Restore ebooks (PDF) from iTunes backup?

Upon opening iBooks.app on my clean Mavericks install, I noticed that all my ebooks from other sources than the iBooks Store were missing. Of course, they're not saved in iCloud. So I wanted to ...
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Does the country where a credit card is issued affect the content offered in iTunes (with all the restrictions for that country)?

I want to create an AppleID account in iTunes/Apple Music. iTunes forces me to provide a credit card. There is an option to select the country of my credit card. I have two cards issued in different ...
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How do I get all music off my iPhone without losing my audiobooks?

I never purchased any music and am not subscribed to iTunes Match. Everything in settings is set to "no" or "off". I have unwanted, unpurchased music and want to get it off my iPhone. However, I have ...
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All music gone in iTunes version 12.4.0.119 after upgrade

All of my music in iTunes is gone. I upgrade to version 12.4.0.119 from the previous version. After I rebooted all of the music and custom playlists are gone in iTunes. All of the media files are ...
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Restore Podcast Layout in iTunes 12.4

My Macbook Pro just updated its iTunes to 12.4, and now I cannot figure out how to navigate my Podcasts. In the previous version, I had a list of Podcasts in the sidebar, and I could select one to see ...
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How do I fix iTunes could not copy unknown error (-5000)?

I got this error trying to sync from my Macbook Pro (OSX Yosemite, 10.10.5) to my iPhone SE: iTunes could not copy "The Song Remains the Same" to the iPhone "Dan's Phone" because an unknown error ...
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How to download all iTunes songs from iTunes match in the cloud to a Mac with iTunes v 12.4

I cannot do the "select all" solution suggested earlier as iTunes has removed the d"download" option and the "Make Available Offline" option . I can select "all" but how do I down download them since ...
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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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Is there a simple way to temporarily grant network access to a single application?

Is it possible to only allow one single application to access the network connection, excluding all other applications from generating network traffic. Streaming video or music locally over the ...
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only photos - not videos are showing up on my iPhone 6 during import and syncing

When I connect my iPhone 6 to my computer and then go into Windows Live Photo Gallery, my photos show up and I am able to import them into folders - however, none of my videos that I take show up once ...
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I can't edit music on my ipod

I was using ipod nano and itunes on my previous computer. Now I have new computer with itunes. But when I connect my ipod it doesn't show the sync button. The connection is working, but when I click ...
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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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Remove genres from iTunes

whenever I want to chose the "genre" for a song I get a pop-up list which combines some default genres defined by iTunes, and some other genres that I must have added, either intentionally or ...
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How can I still use keyboard buttons for sound while in iPhoto?

When I'm using iPhoto, the hard audio buttons on the keyboard (previous, pause, next) no longer apply to iTunes. Suddenly, they do things in iPhoto instead. Things like play and pause slideshows, ...
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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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How to sign into Itunes connect

I want to distribute an IOS app using Test Flight. If I go to the Account page of the Apple Developer site, I can see my account details so I am definitely logged in. On the left hand panel there is ...
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Home sharing on iPhone: “You don't have permission to access the requested resource ”

I've configured Home sharing to work just fine on my iPad and Apple TV, however for some reason on my phone I get an error pop up saying "You don't have permission to access the requested resource" ...
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Can I select music from my iPhone/iPad and it plays on my Samsung Smart TV

The title says it all, but to give a little more detail. What I want to be able to do is to sit on my sofa, and select music via my iPhone or iPad and then that music is played on my TV (which is ...
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2 or more iOS devices with different versions of iOS (7.x 9.x) & same App, will keep which App versions on iTunes sync?

I have several iOS devices with iOS 7.x to 9.x installed and they are all synced with iTunes on my computer. How can I manage the differing versions of my suite of apps on these devices when iTunes ...
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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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How can I run iTunes without installing Bonjour in Windows 7?

I just checked my Windows error logs and Bonjour has caused a ton of errors. After reading about Bonjour and not needing the networking services it provides, I deleted it. Now when I open iTunes, an ...
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How can I get iTunes to redownload a deleted Podcast item?

This question is pretty much the same as How can I redownload an episode of podcast which I accidentaly deleted?. That old question had an answer, although a comment says the answer is no longer ...
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iTunes won't sync podcasts in folder

I have some podcasts that I've put in a playlist, the playlist is supposed to sync with my iPhone - however when I try to sync with my iPhone, the podcasts doesn't sync. I suppose this has something ...
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iTunes is changing the number/order of tracks in an album when it loads into my iPod. I want the tracks to stay in order

iTunes changes the number (and therefore) the order of tracks in an album when make a new playlist. Therefore, I cannot listen to an album in the correct order. I want the tracks to stay in order when ...
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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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Why does iTunes sync take so long?

I am trying to sync my iTunes music to my iPhone. It takes a really long time (> 20 mins) when I try to do so. a) Has anyone else run into this ? How did you fix it in that case? b) Is there a way ...
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iTunes library pointing to completely wrong files

Somewhere along the way, a significant portion of the songs in my iTunes library seem to be pointing to completely incorrect files (1640 of 9160, to be exact). I know there are tools and means for ...
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How do I move my plants vz zombies safegames to android?

I want to try strategies here http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/162404/is-there-a-way-to-transfer-game-progress-from-an-ios-device-to-android I am now on android. I want to move app data ...
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How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
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iTunes doesn't list my apps

I'm not sure if this is normal but I've never been able to list all my apps in itunes. As you can see, the list is completely empty. This has been for the last few years and on different computers ...
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iPod service cannot be installed

Since time immemorial (at least 12 years) installing a new version of iTunes on Windows has been a ritual to get around the installer's seeming inability to replace the iPod service. To ...
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This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes. iTunes 12.0.1.26 in Yosemite

Rented a movie from iTunes. Tried to play it. Got error: "This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes." Movie is 720p HD mp4. Have tried to open the movie in ...
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How to play an album on iTunes using only the keyboard?

Every time I want to start playing an album on iTunes I have to move my hands to the mouse or trackpad. I wonder if there is a way to avoid it, and just use the keyboard. The two main options I see ...
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Download songs without password prompt

When using Apple TV, it asks me every time I want to download a song for my password. It happens each time I download from Apple TV (not my iPhone). Is there a way to make it download the song ...
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Mac doesn't detect iPhone 3G [closed]

I have an iPhone 3G in recovery mode. I fixed the power button by holding the edge of the screen, where the power button was, and pressed it while I was holding. I have OS X 10.7.5 Lion with iTunes ...
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What is the quality of the music sold in the iTunes store?

What is the quality of the music sold in the iTunes store? Is this quality comparable to that of a lossless file or CD?
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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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Some compilations appear as albums in iTunes

A recent update to iTunes seems to have changed the way albums are shown in the music library. Now "Albums" and "Compilations" each have their own section - but some of my Compilations are appearing ...
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Is it a bug that iTunes doesn't actually tell you what the items are that could not be synced?

When you get a sync error (somewhat famous here) - the iPhone tells you to look in iTunes to see what it was that couldn't be synced. Interestingly enough iTunes doesn't actually tell you what it ...
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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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Is there a way to re-order a playlist?

I have an existing playlist in iTunes, and I'd like to move some tracks to the top. But when I drag them up, the cursor get a "+", and the tracks don't stay where I put them. How can I move these ...
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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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What happened to the right/control + mouse click option to “Get Album Artwork” in iTunes 12.4?

I’m on Mac OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan) and just upgraded to iTunes 12.4 and if I right/control + mouse click on a track I no longer see “Get Album Artwork” in the list of options. I am 100% positive ...
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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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iOS Album-Art Mismatch Post Sync

Whenever I sync any song to my iPhone, some of the songs / albums display the wrong album art despite having the correct album-art in iTunes. I have had this issue since iOS 8 and all of my devices ...
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How to run diagnostics on iPhone?

My iPhone currently has me stumped. It's an iPhone 6 running the latest iOS. I have a Mac running Yosemite and the latest iTunes. I can't figure out what's wrong, so a diagnostic method would be ...
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Play iTunes play next

I have several songs in the Play Next queue. I am not playing anything at the moment. How do I play the queue. Clicking play prompts me with a dialog asking if I want to overwrite the plainest queue ...
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Is it possible to share files between iCloud Music Libraries?

Previously, my wife and I shared a single iTunes store account and had iTunes match. If I added music to my library from outside iTunes, she could see it in her library and download it to her phone. ...