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iPhone plays/pauses/skips songs and activates siri only when connected to earphones

I have had my iphone 5s (still have version 7.1.1) for three years now and never have encountered such a problem until recently. When I plug my earphones, it works well depending on whether i want ...
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how to play music from my Apple iPhone iCloud music on my Windows7 computer

So, I used to have an iTunes backup of my music on my Windows7 desktop, and enjoyed playing music. Then my iTunes on the desktop 'melted down.' So, I now backup all my iTunes music from my iPhone6 to ...
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Force iCloud Music Library to update based on info in my Mac iTunes Library?

Something went wrong with my iCloud Music Library this morning. I now have a few thousand songs with incorrect metadata. I have a backup of my Mac's iTunes Music Library, and the backup is correct. ...
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Why don't songs in iTunes appear in Music on the iPhone?

I have some songs in iTunes on my Mac (under 'My Music'). However, when I go to 'My Music' in the iOS Music app I don't see them. I do see 'Songs of Innocence', which I don't see on iTunes on the Mac. ...
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How to disable automatic song rating in iTunes

If I give one song on an album 5 stars, iTunes automatically gives all the other songs on the album 5 stars. If I give one song on an album 5 stars and another 3 stars, iTunes automatically gives all ...
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How to connect a YPG-625 keyboard to a modern Mac

I'm trying to connect Yamaha's YPG-625 musical keyboard to a Mac, but it seems like there are only USB-MIDI drivers for Mac OS 10.1.5-10.4.0. Is there a way to connect it to a system with OS X El ...
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Why is Mixxx not sending out song info?

When using NiceCast with iTunes, I see song info on the client end. When using NiceCast with RadiologicDJ I also see song info. When using Mixxx on a Linux x64 system I also see song info on the ...
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How do I download all purchased content in the iTunes store at once?

Apparently all the songs I have purchased aren't in iTunes. I can see the content that hasn't been downloaded by going to the "iTunes Store" tab, then clicking on the "Purchased" link, then selecting ...
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How can I get repeat 1 and still skip to next song when clicking next

In previous IOS (7), I could have a playlist, shuffle to play the first song, then hit repeat one track and listen to the same music as long as I wanted. When I want another song, I could just hit ...
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Play/pause button on MacBook Pro

On my MBP (early 2015 /osx El Capitan), when I press play/pause button some music is played without any software (no iTunes, no Spotify, no vlc are launched)... When I search the music/video in finder,...
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Where did “Find Album Artwork” go?

I just upgraded iTunes to version 12.4.1.6, and now when I right click on a song the option of "Find Album Artwork" is gone. I use that option when I add new songs that aren't imported with it. (I don'...
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Script or App that identifies corrupt music files?

I'm wondering if there is a Terminal command or AppleScript or any sort of app that can scan a collection of MP3s, WAVs, and FLACs, and determine if they are corrupt. iTunes skips songs once it hits a ...
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Import wav files to iPhone using SD card reader

I have the below SD card reader. Is it possible to import .wav files onto my iPhone using the SD card reader? Or am I only able to import photos into my iPhone 6?
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I can't sync my music to my new iphone

So I'm trying to move my music from my old iphone 5 (purchased in the US) to my new iPhone 5s (purchased in Canada). My music is backed up to my iCloud account and basically when I got the new phone I ...
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What can I do when iTunes multiplies albums?

For as long as I can remember, iTunes has had bugs that will split the songs of an album into multiple albums with the same name when one edits the album name. This happens infrequently and seemingly ...
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How to share my music with my kid's iTunes?

All - how can I share some of my iTunes music (not purchased via iTunes) with my kid? Virtually all of those are ripped from CDs. I still have the CDs but I don't want to rip them all again. Thank ...
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How can I make songs I delete in iTunes also delete songs of synced devices?

I have an iPod Touch 5 and and an iPad 1 (don't ask), and I have them both set to sync entire library with iTunes. My library mainly consists of mp3 files stored on my computer, with a few iTunes ...
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ipod & itunes: “number of times played”: how does this work? [duplicate]

I have my iPod connected to my notebook again to sync some music. Some months ago, I found out that the iPod records how many times a track has been played and shows this in iTunes. I have a nice ...
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Can iPhones play Opus files?

Can iPhone play Opus music files? Nothing found on the web or here. https://duckduckgo.com/?q=can+iphone+play+opus&ia=web http://apple.stackexchange.com/search?q=opus
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Music, Podcasts, and Movies disappeared from my iPhone

Sometime yesterday, and I'm unsure of what could be the cause, all my media disappeared from my iPhone SE, running iOS 9.3.2 (64GB). There is nothing in my Music app on the phone except for ...
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Free drums presets for GarageBand

Playing piano is my hobby. I was playing a bit with GarageBand and the default drum presets and recorded some test recordings with my piano. Amazing experience. A thing I don't know is where can I ...
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Sync itunes media folder with library

I'm embarrassed to admit I don't understand how iTunes works despite having a mac for 6 years. How can I clean out my music folder (iTunes media) and then get iTunes to update? I've made substantial ...
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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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Upload an mp3 music file to iPhone without iTunes?

Can I upload an mp3 music file to a non-jailbroken iPhone without iTunes? If this is possible, can you please tell me how to do it?
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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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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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Change order of songs on playlist

I don't seem to know how to change the order of the songs on my playlist. For example, my "Totally 80's" playlist that I created starts with the song "Take On Me," but I want to bring the song "Jenny" ...
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playlist problems with new Itunes 12.4

since updating Itunes and El Capitan,my Itunes library with Apple Music shows the "right" old playlists, but when I click on a song it chooses A COMPLETELEY DIFFERENT song which isn't even in this ...
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Music / iPhone: no access to library, just an image dead end: “girl with headphones” [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 9.3.1. I just made a synchronization with its host MacBook Pro with no problem and which might not be related in any way to the problem I witness. Upon opening Music ...
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How to copy iTunes music from iTunes library to another, using my own music - not purchased

I have digitised my CD collection and have it on my iTunes on a PC. How can I add it to my partner's iTunes on a different PC?
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“ Item can't be played ” whenever I tap on a song

I'm currently using iPhone 6 with iOS9.3.1. Whenever I try to play music I get an error. After I tap on a song I get the error item can't be played. Also, I have tried restarting my iPhone multiple ...
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iOS Music - How to show both Artists and Compilations on the same view?

I thought that there's something wrong will all my compilations I upload to my phone. On iTunes those albums are correctly listed as compilations and artist is called "Various Artists" but I was ...
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Import lcr file into iTunes

I have a mp3 song in iTunes, on some 3rd party music player apps, they have the lyric displayed on the control center. I think that is done using an .lcr file. So my question is, is it possible to ...
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I connected my iTunes account to another computer, and it's only showing purchased music? Where did my music go?

the computer is fully updated. I'm going to be using a different computer for the next month, so i tried to connect my iTunes so i could access all my music. when i signed in, it was only showing my ...
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iMac - Midi controller disconnects

So I have recently bought an iMac for my music setup in which I have (amongst other things) a midi controller (M-Audio Oxygen 88) connected. I am experiencing a problem where at random times and ...
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iOS Music App Repeats Songs When Shuffled

For the past week or so, my Music app has been playing songs at least a couple of times before it gets through every song, which is pretty frustrating. My library is >1000 songs (filled a 64GB ...
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How to add new music to my iPhone without losing my data?

My computer's hard drive broke down and I got it fixed. I now have no pictures, music or documents on my laptop. I had a USB key of several songs that I'd like to add to my iPhone but when I tried to ...
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ID tags not being recorded

I've been using Wondershare for some years on my Mac and PC computers to record tracks from Spotify etc. Wondershare will automatically find and incorporate track/album information into the recorded ...
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Music purchased on iPad is not available and is not showing up in iTunes app under purchased

I have an iPad, I believe it's a 3rd gen. A lot of music has been purchased from within the iTunes store on the iPad. The vast majority of that music is not listed under Purchased in the iTunes app. A ...
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music downloaded from Itunes to Iphone 6 now won't play

My Iphone 6 has my music library downloaded, I ensure that any music I purchase is downloaded to the phone, I recently purchased some more music. Yesterday I listened to various tracks from my music ...
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What does a star next to a song in the Music app in iOS indicate?

What does the star next to track #2 and #3 indicate in this screenshot?
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song ratings on iPhone

I used to be able to rate a song one star to 5 stars while listening to it on my iPhone. I do not have that option any more. Now, when I tap on the title of the song, it only takes me to the album, ...
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How to add music from iTunes to my iPhone after enabling iCloud Music Library?

When I enabled iCloud Music Library on my iPhone, I had the option of merging it with my existing music. I did that, and my phone has both music from my iTunes library and music from Apple Music on it....
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iPod Classic not syncing my music on iPod properly

Initially , I had all of my music on my iPod. My iPod suddenly froze, and I restarted the iPod by pushing the center and menu button simultaneously. Then the standard Apple logo screen came up for a ...
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some songs removed from my iTunes libary not always automatically removing from iPhone when using Match

When I decide I no longer like one or more songs from my iTunes library I remove it in iTunes (and not just the download). they then disappear out of my iTunes library and computer. All as expected ...
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Up next radio - show next songs in radio list?

Hi I have just switched to Apple Music When I start a radio station, is it possible to see what is "up next" or in the queue for the radio station? I assumed this would populate in up next but seems ...
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How do I list artist after selecting a genre in the iphone music app

So the old apple music app allowed me to drill down to my desired songs using 3 tiers. Genre -> Artist -> album. I navigate my library exclusively by using this system. I keep my genre and artists ...
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How do I mass-edit the titles of songs in my iTunes library?

I just went through my CD backlog and imported a ton of music to iTunes. However, many of the tracks have the format of "Composer - Piece - Movement" as their title. For albums that contain just a ...
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Songs added from Apple Music are disappeared in iTunes after Sign Out -> Sign In

Yesterday I did Sign Out from iTunes on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan 10.11.4), and after a few minutes I Signed In again with the same user. As a result - all my songs added from Apple Music are gone. ...
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Can't sync a song purchased with an old iTunes account that I don't use anymore

Is there someway I can get this song to sync onto my iPod?