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'Loading iTunes Match' always shows when I start Music on my iPhone

A few months ago I was having problems downloading songs from iCloud, I could play them fine, but just couldn't download them for off-line access. I spoke to Apple support, and they advised me to '...
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No songs on itunes when ipod is disconnected

I didn't have such problem with the previous version of itunes, however after upgrading it to version 11, I can't get to access my songs after unplugging my iPod. In the past though I'd still manage ...
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Find which songs failed to sync

I've got about 6000 songs in my iTunes library. I just got a new iPhone and after synching I found that there were about 60 fewer songs on it than there was in my library. However I didn't get any ...
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Music streaming stops when monitor shuts off (last.fm)

I'm using the last.fm scrobbler desktop app. My mac is set to turn off the screen after 4 minutes, once this happens my music stops, not entirely. It's like my internet is no longer contiguous when ...
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Transferring music

I have an iPhone 4, and using iTunes 11.0.5.5. I've been trying to upload music (mp3 and music videos) to my iPhone, but after the sync button, nothing gets uploaded. I've tried dragging items to the ...
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Can I route music that's playing on my computer into Facetime?

I'm using facetime with a headset, while also listening to music. How do I play the music I'm listening to my friend, over facetime?
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iOS Playing Two Sounds/Songs At Once

I would like to know, jailbroken or otherwise, if it's possible to get iOS to play two songs or sounds at once. My very specific goal is to play background white noise loaded from a website and ...
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Playing music on iTunes on a different computer

My iPhone is synced to my computer at home. I used to be able to play music that's stored on my iPhone through iTunes on my work computer when I connect my iPhone to it. But now it only shows me an ...
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Sound check only works when playing songs under playlist or songs section

I noticed sound check only works on my iPhone and iPod if you select the music in the "songs" or " playlists" tabs in the music app. I have some albums with different volumes and can only listen to ...
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Fails to upload song and starts back at Step 1

I just added two songs to iTunes. They are long songs (60 minutes long) and are about 150 MB each. (The iTunes Match limit per song is 200 MB.) I added them to iTunes, and when Match tried to upload ...
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What can I use to organize a large music collection?

I'm looking for something similar to MediaMonkey on Windows, for things like: batch editing of metadata automatic tagging based on folder structure creating folder structures from metadata (the ...
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How can I hear ambient noise while listening to music via Bluetooth?

I have seen apps like Awareness or PlayEar that allow one to hear ambient audio while listening to music, but none of them support listening over bluetooth. Is there an app that does, or a way I can ...
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iTunes refuses to copy music to iPad

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 6.0, and iTunes 10.7. I'm trying to copy music from iTunes to my iPad. Everything seems to act fine, but it doesn't actually copy the music. If I select the destination ...
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Why are only some songs on my iTunes account transferring to my iPhone?

When I first added songs to my phone, all of them were there. Then today I noticed some songs were on the iTunes library but not on my iPhone. On iTunes I have 311 songs but on my phone there are only ...
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iTunes won't sync song

I have my iTunes library on my external hdd and added a track to an playlist. Everything goes and works fine in iTunes, I can play the whole song from begin to end (also in other applications on MAC/...
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Show and hide podcast art on iOS 5

As standard In the list of podcast episodes for a specific podcast in the music app, down the left hand side you can see a small preview of the cover image for the podcast. Somehow I've managed to ...
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How do I play a playlist folder on an iPad?

I have several playlist folders on our iPad running iOS 5. How do I play all the songs in the folder?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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iPad music downloads frozen and not selectable

since trying to back out of Music and get my music back, there´s 100´s of downloads on the iTunes store and all are frozen, unselectable. and Mail and Safari keep freezing when a link is selected.
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Can't see 2 songs from the album

A new Album of my favorite band which I had pre-ordered months ago has just been released. When I go to the Itunes Store -> purchases -> music on my iOS device, I can see that album there, but what I ...
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Apple Music Remix Replacements

That Apple music replaces many remixes with their originals (as their comparison algorithm probably ignores any brackets) is a known issue, but is there a way to easily fix this? Until now I always ...
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Viewing all albums sorted by year in Apple Music

Is there a way to see an artist's albums by year in Apple Music? I've searched around and I can't even see a page where all an artist's albums are listed, let alone a chronological listing. For ...
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iCloud music library sync interrupted, now songs aren't downloading?

My iCloud music library sync on my iPhone (iOS 9.2.1) was interrupted due to Internet connection going down, and many of the songs aren't downloaded. Worse, all of my playlists are empty (auto-...
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Export iTunes playlists with folder structure intact

I want to export my iTunes library to an external hard disc such that it RETAINS structure of all artist folders, album folders and music files within. I would also like to separately export ...
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suitable replacement for Tag&Rename on OSX?

I love the UI provide by Tag&Rename. It's very intuitive. Browsing my collectiong using a tree structure on the left and selecting a folder would automatically refresh the track listing. Right-...
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Apple Music Artist Pictures

I recently got all the Pierce the Veil albums. All my artists have their own picture but these ones don't. I heard that if you change the name to how it is exactly then it will change, however when i ...
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How to purchase non-DRM versions of Apple Music-based playlist

For an event, I have created a playlist of music based mostly on Apple Music tracks (and some that I had purchased pre-Apple Music). I need to deliver non-DRM versions of all these tracks to a DJ for ...
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Remove single song from playlist without deleting from My Music

I'm trying to remove a song from my Purchased playlist that I added twice (because I am a banana), but as far as I can tell, my only option is to delete the file from my Music entirely. Surely there ...
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How can I find out the style or genre of a Genius playlist I have made?

So click on a track in iTunes, make a Genius playlist then determine what the genre of said playlist might be (also why is there no Genius tag?)
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iTunes cannot identify iPod (Nano 5) after installing Windows 10

iTunes cannot identify iPod (Nano 5) after installing Windows 10 I tried to reinstall iTunes but it still fails. The Computer can find the iPod and download data from it. I'm using the most ...
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Note icon produces nice picture, but no music access. Have to go through iTunes to play songs

When I press the note icon on the bottom of my iphone 5S, I get a nice picture of a girl leaning against a wall. I can't make this go away. Sometimes I see a flicker of the usual GUI but it goes ...
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When setting the MacBook Pro into Hibernate it keeps connecting to my Bluetooth audio adapter

How can I avoid this behaviour? What is going on here? It keeps connecting to my device (http://www.amazon.de/dp/B004ZH0RSY) and makes sounds on my HiFi. I am talking about the connected-beep.
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iPhone 5S music gone

Went to play music today and all I get on my music app is a photo of a gal with headphones. Where did all my playlists disappear to? Thanks in advance for any help.
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Apple Music 12.3.2 on Mac “For You” rarely updates

On my iPhone, the For You playlist update often and if I pull down I can get a fresh set of playlists. Meanwhile on my mac the For You playlists update maybe once every other day. I do the majority of ...