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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Audio player most similar possible to Audacious

Short: I'm looking for an audio player the most similar possible to Audacious or the old Winamp. I'm looking for an audio player the most simple possible, not based in libraries like iTunes. The ...
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Sharing my ripped music uploaded to the cloud with iPhone or iPad

I understand that using the cloud on Apple, you can share purchased music across multiple Apple IDs by using one common main Apple ID for iTunes login. You would use your Apple ID for iMessage and ...
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4th generation iPod nano music database not entirely in playlists

I have a 4th generation iPod Nano (16 GB). I have much music on my iPod, but I am not sure if I have all music also added to at least one playlist (I only/mostly use playlists to play music on my ...
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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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Sorting Music by Artist

I haven't found this question elsewhere. Background: I have an iPhone 5 with the most up-to-date software on it at the time of this posting (iOS 9.2). In the Music app, under My Music, I want to ...
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Export ALL properties of iTunes media

I have imported music into iTunes and edited numerous properties such as "Episode ID". I want to export the media along with these edited properties into iTunes on a different computer. When I drag a ...
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Music player won't open

I have put a couple of songs on my iPhone 5s and was playing them fine but I stopped for a short time and when I pressed the button to go back to my music all I have got is a girl with earphones on ...
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Why has iTunes not found/downloaded all of my purchased songs?

I have just purchased a new Macbook pro and I began to set up iTunes and download my 1000+ songs that I have purchased on iTunes. Upon going through the 'purchased' button on the iTunes store, only ...
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Unable to sync through ubuntu using libimobiledevice

I have an iphone 5c on iOS 9.2 and I tried to sync music with my ubuntu based laptop. I It didn't work. So I went on investigating. I found out that the libraries to read iPhone on Linux based systems ...
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How should I properly format my iPod nano 4th generation?

I've been the happy owner of an iPod nano 4th gen, 8Gb for a few years. Over the years, I've added and deleted many songs, lyrics, album art, etcetera, and I recently assumed that something was ...
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Disfunctioning songs on Apple music

Some songs in apple music can't be played. It is very weird cause in the start I could listen to these songs, and then suddenly they became unable to play. They just turned grey and it isn't possible ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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After updating my macbook to 10.10.5 I lost all my songs from my iPhone not bought from iTunes and can't get them to play

I turned off iTunes match and tried to update my iPhone again so that all my songs would show up, but still my songs will not play on my iPhone even though I see them. It just jumps to the next song ...
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Can’t delete a particular album

I can delete every song on my iPhone 4 except one album. I've tried swiping across, but it will not do it for the album I want to delete, while will do it for every other song.