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

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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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iTunes for Windows randomly skips songs, puts exclamation mark next to them

I'm using iTunes 11.0.1.12 on Windows 7 SP1 with a large music library (30+ GB). I've had no problems with this until recently...This problem only started within the last week, which is odd since I ...
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Signing up to iTunes Match in a country that doesn't have it

I am really digging Apple's iTunes Match and would love to get it. However, I am living in Sweden where you can´t subscribe to it at the moment. I have found that there is a workaround for it, by ...
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Which is faster for syncing iPhone 4 with iTunes — USB or WIFI?

Is USB or WIFI faster when syncing an iPhone 4 with iOS 5 to iTunes? This SuperUser answer suggests that Wireless N might be faster than USB 2: ...
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iTunes Shared Libraries on iOS

I have a number of iTunes users in my household, and most of us choose to share our extensive iTunes libraries over the local network. This is all well and good when I want to listen to something on a ...
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How can I alter the tempo of a song?

We have a dance competition approach and the song we've chosen is 3:54. The rules say the song cannot be more than 3:30. We have to provide copies of the song on a CD, a USB stick and an ...
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How to refresh metadata in iTunes?

I've updated much of my songs' metadata using MusicBrainz Picard and it's successfully updated in the .mp3 files. However, a song's updated metadata is not reflected in iTunes until I play it. Is ...
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Play count / Last played statistics intermittently don't update in iTunes

I have an iPod classic (160GB) which I sync with iTunes 10.6.0.40 using automatic syncing. Generally, when I plug the iPod into my PC via USB, all of the Play count and Last played statistics update ...
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Unable to add self-ripped HD+SD encodes to iTunes 11

For a while now, iTunes has supported the concept of "HD+SD" files. Instead of having two separate files, one for the SD version and another for the HD version of a movie or TV show, iTunes can ...
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Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac

What is the best technique for changing the backup location of one's iPhone to an external drive. It would seem that with small SSD's (256GB) and very large iOS devices (128GB) that Apple would easily ...
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Can I make an iTunes playlist comprised solely of songs that lack iTunes genius information?

I'm looking to make some lemonade with the "lemon songs" that iTunes genius doesn't know how to catalog. One such example currently is an obscure song called "Polythene Pam" by some beatles boy band ...
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itunes software update ignore isn't working

I have OSX 10.5.6 and iTunes 10.4.1 on my laptop. I turned off the software update for iTunes, but every time I click on a song, I get a notification that says iTunes requires Safari 4.0.3 or ...
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Possible to automate entering star ratings and play counts for identical/duplicate song in iTunes?

I'm in the process of replacing my low quality <192 kpbs MP3s into either 320 kpbs MP3 or ALAC files in iTunes. Right now my routine is to import the new HQ files to iTunes, go to "Show Duplicate ...
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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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Syncing someone else's iphone to my itunes

Can I sync someone else's iphone to my iTunes and put my songs on their phone without losing their imformation such as contacts
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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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repeated iCloud downloads required

Some of the music on my iPhone (4S, IOS7 keeps having to be downloaded for me to play it. In several cases over the past months I have had to download the same songs several times. No synch in ...
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Can I direct the audio signal from Apple TV?

I have the following equipment: I have all my music files stored in iTunes on the pictured iMac. When I play music it follows a path from the iMac through the Time Capsule to the Airport Express. ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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iTunes Wi-Fi Sync Last Sync date seems to be stuck

When I sync my iPhone by going to Settings > General > iTunes Wi-Fi Sync it seems to sync, but the last sync date hasn't updated since March 31st. At the beginning of this month I had some issues with ...
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Restoring iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to Downgrade my iPhone 5s from iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4. I have been looking at tutorials, and found this one Downgrading iOS 7.1 with iTunes It worked up until the last step. My iPhone ...
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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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iPod touch sync problem - play counts

An example situation: Let's say I have a song on my iPod (in iTunes Devices > iPod > Music) and it shows a play count of, let's say 16. I disconnect my iPod, play the song, then connect it ...
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How do I change my apple id country without a credit card?

Man, what do i do? This happened I don't have money in the account but my relative gave me some money but it's in USD and I am in India. When I change my apple id country it says "give billing ...
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My old voice memos don't sync via iTunes

I have switched computer which I'm using to sync with my iPhone 3Gs. The problem is that all my old voice memos aren't added to my iTunes library, but they're still on the iPhone. So I wonder how do ...
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Location of iTunes Playlists (for restore after crash)

My computer crashed and I lost everything. But, due to the awesomeness of Backblaze, I have all of my files and libraries and music, so nothing's lost. The problem is... all of my playlists that I've ...
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Erroneous “Installation Alert” upon installing XCode 3.2.6

I am on a clean Mac OS X 10.6.8 machine (I erased the hard drive and reinstalled the OS yesterday). I do have to re-download a few apps, and XCode happened to be one of the first. I completed the ...
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Two laptops authorized to play my iTunes library; what can each laptop see?

There are two computers authorized to play my iTunes library; one is my main laptop and I sync my iPhone and iPad to this. The second laptop is an old one which I gave to a friend when I upgraded. I ...
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How do I get my iphone to show up in iTunes 11 consistently?

I upgraded to iTunes 11 today and my iPhone rarely shows up in iTunes. It almost never does through wifi (even though wifi syncing is on) and if I connect it with a USB cord, I have to restart the ...
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Podcast syncing between iTunes and iPhone doesn't work

I'm running iTunes 11.1, iOS 7.1, and Podcasts 2.0.2 for iOS, the latest versions of each. I'm signed into the same iCloud account on both my Mac and iPhone. Podcast syncing is enabled in iTunes, and ...
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Getting a song activated from the “Waiting” status on iTunes

Some songs on cd's downloaded on iTunes won't play and show the status as "Waiting". The rest of the cd plays but one song doesn't. How do I get the song to play and get out of the "waiting" stage? ...
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How do I stop the phone from erasing it's contents when I want to “manually manage” it?

Hi all I was wondering why is it that when I want to manually manage my iphone data, the phone agrees to let me do that only after erasing all the contents already on the iphone? How do I stop the ...
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iTunes shows 2 files on my iPhone likely to be transfered, always greyed out.

so here is what I've got. I have bought two singles from iTunes store on my mac and somehow they were put into iPhone 'transfer list', you know, greyed out until the next sync. If I delete them from ...
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Attempting to restore iPhone 4 gives error -1

I just bought a iPhone 4 off Craigslist, and it's stuck on the iTunes screen. Whenever I try to restore it, towards the end of the process, an icon pops up and says error -1. What does this mean?
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What makes autofill not appear as a sync option in iTunes 11?

I’m unable to use Autofill to add songs in iTunes 11 and I’d really like to use it. Following the help guide in iTunes, it says I should be able to see an “Autofill from” pop-up menu at the bottom of ...
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What's the best way to deal with wmv files on iPad

I have bunch of training videos, mostly in .wmv format on my computer. Well, I tried to find a player in appstore to watch those videos right away, without converting them - I couldn't find any good ...
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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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Apps won't sync to jailbroken device from iTunes

My iPhone 5s is jailbroken. I want to add some apps to my iPhone from iTunes but all apps don't sync correctly and are dark on my iPhone:
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Transferring mobile apps from iTunes (iPhone) to an external hard drive

I'm not too computer savvy, but I want to know if there is a way to transfer my mobile apps on iTunes to an external hard drive? I am trying to free up space on my PC's internal space. And if so, ...
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Sharing iTunes account with separate game center accounts

We have a family iTunes account. My son wants to have his own Clash of Clans game on his iPod, so we created his own Apple ID and he logged into Game Center from his iPod with the new ID to download ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it times to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this tread, but there is no solution: ...
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iTunes keeps starting automatically

With 10.9 iTunes keeps starting automatically after few minutes and I don’t know why. I quit it and 3 minutes later, its starts again. The problem persist after reboots. This lines show up in the ...
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Problems using my Airport Extreme Base Station with an external HD as an iTunes library

I have my entire music collection on an external HD which I connect to my network through a direct USB connection with my Apple base station. I'm finding that iTunes struggles to load the library ...
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The space in the others section of iTunes is taking 1.85GB

I have an iPod touch 4g on iOS 6.0.1; 8GB. The others section in iTunes takes 1.99GB. I don't have more than 20 contacts, no email accounts, and not more than 5 notes. First what I backed up and ...
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Why is the coreaudiod daemon using 5% or more CPU?

Every time I listen to music on iTunes or VLC, I notice that the process coreaudiod causes an unusually high CPU usage (5% or more). Are you having the same issue? What's the reason for such a high ...
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iPod Touch 3G - Error after update and can't do a factory reset

Can anybody help me to reset my iPod? I don't need the data back - only my iPod. I got an iPod touch 3G and yesterday I got an update message from iTunes. After that update iTunes gave me an error ...
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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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Sync Mac and iOS music playlist position

Is there an iOS app that will allow playlist position syncing between itself and iTunes on my Mac? I have recently started listening to more playlists without shuffling them, and it would be nice to ...
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Where does iTunes store the Podcast subscription info and preferences?

I'm having iTunes 10.5 problems (crashes on Podcast refresh) and I've been unable to export the subscriptions (the .opml file generated is empty). Are there text-readable iTunes podcast preferences ...
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How do I remove a Wi-Fi sync with a laptop that I no longer have in my possession?

I have a first generation iPad with many documents in iBooks. This iPad is still synchronized with a laptop that is no longer in my possession. This means I can't sync to my new laptop over Wi-Fi. How ...