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Iphone 6, 9.1 iOS, Sync problem

Just upgraded to an iPhone 6 from the 4s, as soon as I plugged it into my computer to re-sync all of my music it gave me an update to 9.1. After the update I began to sync my music only to have maybe ...
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Exclude Music from Matching by Apple Music or iTunes Match

The matching algorithm Apple uses is very aggressive and will many times mismatch music from my library no matter how well tagged it is. This is a nuisance for many and the information on how to ...
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Why isn't all of my music displaying in my music library on my iPhone?

I have recently imported a number of CDs to my iTunes library on my PC. I have synced my iPhone to the iTunes library and it reports that I have the same number of songs on both my PC and iPhone (641 ...
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Managing iTunes Music with Multiple Devices

I recently started creating a new iTunes library of music that I am meticulously organizing with playlists, tags, and ratings. I'd like to share it on my girlfriend's phone but I want to ensure ...
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Album covers getting mixed up on phone from iTunes

I had this problem earlier but then knew how to fix it, it was when I sent songs to my iphone the cover art got messed up with art from songs I already have on my phone. I fixed this by uploading the ...
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Smart playlist consisting only of tracks that are sync'ed to a device

I currently have my iTunes set up so that certain Artists and Genres automatically sync to my iPad, and other Artists and Genres automatically sync to my iPod Touch. That's already done. Now I'd ...
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Music shuffle with latest update is based on recent listening

I saw this post on why iTunes Shuffle All isn't random: Why isn't iTunes shuffle random? but that doesn't explain what I've been noticing since updating to iOS9 on my iPhone 6. If I select a ...
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Sync a macbook's iTunes library from an offline library stored on a disk

I know that it's possible to store one's music library on an external disk attached to an Airport Extreme or an AirPort Time Capsule: Option + iTunes, "Choose Library...". One can also store a ...
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Play all songs of an artist using iTunes Apple Music?

I'd like to play all the songs of an artist using iTunes and the Apple Music subscription... On some artists I see some top tabs, more precisely: "All / Music" and pressing on Music I get the list of ...
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How to copy/sync music downloaded from Apple Music on iTunes to iPhone?

I have Apple Music subscription. When I make songs available offline(on iPhone 5s) I can listen to them on the device that I downloaded the songs without internet and not offline on iTunes on my ...
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Adding “Explicit” Label to Songs

When transferring a song from a CD to my iTunes library (or downloading an .mp3), I've noticed that Explicit and Clean labels are not present (as seen below). I've already added all the information ...
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iTunes artwork not shown in retina

I've got this pet peeve where it really annoys me when something isn't consistent, and this particular issue has been there for quite a while. When I'm in iTunes using album view mode and I open an ...
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Song lyrics from iTunes on Mac won't show up on Android phone

In iTunes, I download many songs and often change the lyrics in the songs on the "Get Info" tab into translated lyrics. It maintains the translated lyrics perfectly fine on my mac book, but when I try ...
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Audio player with specific options

I'm tired and annoyed of iTunes (I don't think it's the greatest music-listening experience app I can use) and I'm looking for a higher quality audio player, but with very specific options available: ...
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iTunes Still Charging per Track While Subscribed to Apple Music

I'm an Apple Music subscriber but I clicked an iTunes link from a website and now all albums have prices. My Apple Music subscription is active, I can stream all my Apple Music playlists and my phone ...
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How can I hide the Biography and Similar Artists panel in iTunes?

For one of the artists on my iTunes music library, I've purchased music from iTunes Store. With iTunes 12, there's now a Biography panel and Similar Artists panel on the right that I can't get rid of ...
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How do I delete songs from my iPod touch?

I recently joined Apple Music. Ever since, when I try to manually delete songs (those that I have uploaded, which are not loaded from Music) I am not able to. My settings are set to manually manage ...
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How do I get a clean version of a song in iTunes?

I have a song in iTunes that is the unclean version with bad language in it and I'd like to be able to get the clean version without bad language in it. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Has Itunes decided to put all of my music in the cloud?

I have a imac at home and also a MacBook Air. Via rsync, I sync a chunk of my music to the Air so that I can listen to it on the train (where I have no signal) and in the office (where there is no ...
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Why is adding music to an iTunes library so slow?

Adding new mp3s to my iTunes library, either by dragging and dropping or via file dialogs, can take up to 3 minutes per song, especially when accessing a network drive or NAS (the same files would ...
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Play a song in iTunes while other's are highlighted

If I have multiple songs selected (example: if I have every track on Sgt. Pepper's highlighted/selected) is there a way to play one of the songs without having to deselecting all my highlighted ones? ...
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Only show local media files in iTunes in El Capitan

I finally upgraded to El Capitan and now iTunes is a jumbled mess. I took a long time organizing my music library and I had iTunes to only show media stored on my Macbook. Now every purchase I've ...
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Apple music player vs app store players

Is there any difference in the music play and sound quality which comes out from apple music player in compared to the other music players which are available in app store?
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ios 9.0.1 - Unknown Error (-42585) What is it?

when I try to listen to music sometimes an error code comes up. the error is stated as The operation could not be completed - An Unknown Error occurred (-42585) What is it? what can I do to stop it? ...
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Copy BPM & Star rating to Comments in itunes using Applescript

I want an applescript to grab the BPM & Star Rating of a selected group of MP3's and paste the info into the comments section. I found this code that will copy the star rating one track at a ...
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How do I play an album starting from nth song in iTunes

I'm new to iTunes and trying to make sense of it's difficult UI. Let's say I have Bob Dylan Essential's, and I want to play it starting from 2nd song of disc 2. I double click this song in my library ...
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Merge all music into iTunes

I have collected about 50GB of music on my PC across a few folders with plenty of duplicates. I just installed iTunes and synced an iPhone and its associated iTunes/Apple ID account, which created a ...
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Music plays when I pause an audiobook

When I am listening to an audiobook (on iPhone 5c) with headphones, I'll press Pause and instead of pausing the book it starts playing the music I have stored on the phone. If I hit Pause again, it ...
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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 delete music from my personal playlist on the computer which hasn't fully downloaded and cannot delete

**For a while I have wanted to delete specific music which hasn't downloaded fully. When I have connected my phone to my computer, I do the usual click on my personal device and then music. When this ...
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xld crashes with El Capitan

After upgrading to El Capitan (No complains apart of this one) XLD does not work anymore. When I try to rip a CD, XLD crashes and I get the following trace back: Process: XLD [79196] ...
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Playlist of favorites songs

Is it possible to create a playlist on a iPhone with iOS 9 of all the favorite songs (by marking favorite with the heart icon)
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Transfer iTunes library and music to external hard drive

I have an iMac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, with iTunes 12.3. I want to transfer my music to an external hard drive, but here is the difference: I don't want to transfer it to another computer. I ...
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Listen to music while watching videos on the browser

How can I listen to music from the Music app or others (Spotify, etc…) while browsing with Safari? I know that I can put Music in background but it stops whenever I start watching video on Safari. Can ...
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iCloud Music Library and multi-CD audiobooks: Duplicate error

So I've imported an audiobook into my iTunes library. It consists of 4 CDs with about 11 tracks each. I've given them the proper author info and album info. I also gave each CD the proper number ...
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Apple Music / iTunes: Cannot add track to playlist when iPhone connected via wifi

Following occurs when using Apple Music / itunes: I'm in itunes, listening to some music from an Apple Music Playlist. I am also connected to a wifi network, the same network that my iPhone is on. ...
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iTunes doesn't sync music with iPhone

After updating to iOS 9.0.1 (from iOS 9.1 beta via recovery mode), I cannot add any music to my iPhone 5S. I tried to delete all the music from my device and then syncing in different ways (checking ...
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How do I delete music thats not downloaded?

How come when I deleted all my music off of my phone, there is still music on it that just isn't downloaded? And how can I delete that music?
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How to get itunes to update your playlists automatically

Is it possible for itunes to automatically update his playlists based from your personal folders ? For example when you remove a song in Finder, I want to have itunes to simply remove the file from ...
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How to remove duplicate songs from itunes playlist?

How to remove duplicate titles from itunes playlist ? When adding directories with mp3s to itunes that contains playlist files, it's listing twice (or more) the songs in the album view.
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Volume for Video and Music in Apps not Working on iPhone 5C

I am using the following apps iTunes, Facebook, YouTube on my iPhone 5C. The problem comes when I watch a video, or play music tracks. For instance, I will play a song and the music begins to play, ...
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DRM Free Music With iTunes Match & Apple Music?

If I'm right about this ... iTunes Match uploads files you already have and gives you back DRM free versions in a better quality? and ... Apple Music lets you download any file in iTunes library, ...
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iPhone 4S iOS 7 deletes music by itself

My iPhone 4S (currently running iOS 7) seems to delete music by itself, if storage is getting low. The music has not been purchased in the iTunes store and it was manually copied to my phone. Is ...
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iTunes cutting off songs

iTunes cut them off and move onto the next song, usually after a minute.Some tracks plays fine until end some have this problem. The songs all play fine in any other media player. I'm on Yosemite and ...
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How can I disable showing iTunes music purchases in iOS 9?

I just updated my iPhone 5S to iOS 9. Things work well, but one setting I remember seeing in iOS 8.4 and earlier was the ability to enable/disable showing music purchases in iTunes seems to be gone. ...
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Can't play any music off-line from iPhone

After a recent update to iTunes and iOS I can only play the music in my phone when I'm connected to the internet. When I choose the option for show offline music it only shows 4 songs that I have ...
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Why my MacBook only loads the odd numbered songs?

I've had my MacBook for 4 years now, and have had this issue for as long as I can remember. When I load songs from my MacBook to a pendrive, only the odd numbered songs plays. Whatever the device ...
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Connecting ipad to other computers, for importing selected music

I have a 1st generation ipad. I want to put selected music on it - not sync my entire collection. I've managed it before, a year ago but forgotten exactly how and this time I can't get the ipad to ...
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iCloud Music Library: Playlist Recovery

my brother has recently deleted all of the playlists in itunes including some that were shared on Apple Music and others that were in the iCloud Music Library. I am thinking that Apple may have a ...
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Mac OSX 10.10.5 [Itunes 12.2.2.25]: Is there a shortcut for hearting a song on iTunes?

Having to tab back and forth between what I'm working on and iTunes only to heart a song by clicking the tiny heart in the play area is annoying. If there isn't a short cut what would you suggest to ...