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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.
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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as to be skipped when shuffling?

I have a Smart Playlist that selects a set of music and podcasts for me to listen to throughout the day. However, iTunes decides it's a good idea to check the "Skip when shuffling" checkbox for all ...
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Genius playlist on iPhone 4s, iOS8

the genius playlist terms and conditions doesn't display on the phone screen, it's blank. And so I can't accept. Which in turn doesn't make the playlist work at all. I use an iPhone 4s and I just ...
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How to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3?

Is there any way to convert Apple Music M4P files to MP3? iTunes doesn't allow to burn discs with Apple Music files, is there any other method?
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How can I prevent my Library and Playlists from interfering with each other in Apple Music?

I'm looking for a way to prevent my Library and Playlists from interfering with each other, or at least maybe they could play well together. Currently, I've erased everything from my Library in an ...
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If I store my iTunes library in iCloud, can I listen without wifi on my iPhone?

I'm looking for a solution here, since my computer's hard drive is pretty well full. I want to be able to store my music library in iCloud (or some other cloud if it's more suitable). However, if I ...
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How to automatically import new songs from iTunes media folder on different devices?

I have a few different computers that that use the same iTunes media folder on a network drive. The media folder contains the iTunes library file and thus all my computers share the same iTunes ...
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iTunes starting playlist in different order than view

In iTunes 12 I am able to sort the songs using different filters and sort options. In my basic configuration my songs are sorted by artists and in the artists view, they are sorted by year (selection ...
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Buying music for iphone

I usually don't buy content from Apple. I bought some iBooks, only to later find out that these can't be opened on other platforms. Now, I want to buy some music, and I wonder where I should buy it ...
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100% Delete U2 from iPhone?

I've looked up many ways on how to deal with the U2 songs on my phone, but they will not go away what ever I try. The most common solution for this problem is to "Show all" music, go to the Music, ...
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Download Teach Tracks to iTunes

I downloaded Teach Tracks to learn songs and I like to add them to playlists. How do I add these to my Apple Music cloud library so that I can then add them to playlists in iTunes?
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iTunes + Music app: how to sync star ratings?

I have ~60gb of music on iTunes 12 and a 16gb iPhone 6. I want to have music on my phone while saving some space for photos and apps I want to be able to add star ratings to my music while listening ...
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In Yosemite, have the finder Cover Flow to correctly show artwork of music files edited with third party apps

I have just upgraded to Yosemite, and I am using some third party applications to edit the id3 tags of my music files. In particular I am using Tagger and Kid3. I noticed that the artwork I add to the ...
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How i can sync apple music with WiFi network to the iphone?

i'm use Apple music in my mac and iphone, but every time i make album "available for offline" after download all track. After that in my iphone when select "available for offline" Download again all ...
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iOS Music download for offline play

I have a question. I know on iTunes you can lower the bitrate of the music and it converts it to lower such as 192kbps. So my question is once that is done and I go to the iTunes within lets say my ...
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How do I get a song to repeat in the Music App in IOS8.4.1?

I can find the repeat button in the Music App for IOS8.4.1, when clicked or highlighted the song does not repeat. The shuffle button does work. How do I make this button work? Is there a work-around ...
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How to play all songs by genre in iOS 8.4 Music?

I cannot seem to find a way to play music by genre after the iOS upgrade (**cough) to 8.4. I've tried to workaround this with playlists (which I would have to do every change in my music library). ...
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How can I repeat a Playlist? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5, iOS 8.4.1. How can I repeat a Playlist? I've found how to repeat a song, but I want to repeat a playlist.
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Import selected items from one iTunes library to another, with metadata

Is it possible to import a few selected items from one iTunes library to another, including their iTunes-specific metadata — ratings, play counts, etc? My specific circumstances: yesterday, I was ...
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iTunes My Music to Apple Music Artist link

searched and searched, and thought you guys might have the answer. I either can't find this feature or Apple hasn't included it in iTunes. It seems so clear to me that it should be part of iTunes ...
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iTunes 12 didn't read id3 tags on Windows

My Hard drive and backup image drive died at the same time. My Music was all stored on a third HD (Thank goodness) but I lost the itunes Database. I've re-installed with iTunes 12.2.1.16 With Windows ...
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Where does iTunes get data to populate “On My Device” Music list?

I have an issue similar to question #142146 "iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?" When the conversion to AppleMusic occurred, several hundred songs on my ...
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Some songs in iTunes stuck on “Waiting” status

I recently lost my entire iTunes library due to a hard drive failure and a backup failure. Fortunately (I think?), I am a iTunes Match subscriber. I created a new iTunes library. I logged in with my ...
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Music application starts loading the spinner every time I launch the app!

I recently bought a new Apple iPhone 4s. Whenever I launch the Music app, (after closing it from the background list of running apps), I see a spinner sign to the left side of the battery indicator. ...
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Playlists have disappeared from my iPhone 5s

All of my playlists have disappeared from my iPhone, and when I attempt to sync it with iTunes, nothing happens. I have tried it with the previous and current versions of iTunes. My device is running ...
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Artist and Album name does not update on iTunes

On iTunes the artist and album name is shown but after syncing, it says Unknown Artist and Unknown Album on my iPhone. I can see the album art, the lyrics, and the song title. Why isn't the rest of ...
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Music from windows 7 to iPhone 6 without itunes

I have a large number of songs I want to download from win7 to my iphone6, What is the easiest way? I don't have iTunes on this computer.
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anytrans is mixing up songs on mac?

so a while ago i downloaded anytrans for my new mac so i wouldn't have to delete the song previously downloaded on my cell phone, but recently it has been mixing up song titles for example it says the ...
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Is there a way to use a USB PC Keyboard so that it only sends to a specific app, while laptop keyboard sends to active-app?

I'm trying to find a way of having two keyboards, so to speak. I'll try and be clear about this. The MBP Laptop keyboard would function as-is, i.e., whichever application is active (on-top) will ...
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How do I extend a music clip to it's full end. The end will not move as the whole song is condensed

In iMovie 10 a background music clip somehow shortened way up. It will play the whole song but of course the playhead stops and will not complete the slideshow. I cannot extend it by dragging the end. ...
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How create a smart playlist that shows only full albums in my library?

Does anyone know how to create a iTunes Playlist that shows only songs in My Library which are part of a complete album in My Library. Essentially I want to see all my complete albums. You can in ...
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Why are some of music files not being added to my iCloud Music Library?

I have an issue occurring with my iTunes library an iTunes Match that I'm having trouble diagnosing. I have several albums with tracks that refuse to upload to my iCloud Music Library. You can see ...
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How to see/reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music on iOS

On an iOS device (iphone/ipad iOS 8.4) iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music. On my iMac iTunes the tracks appear in my Music grayed out, meaning they can not be ...
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Smart playlist based on a playlist

Here is something I've been trying to get to work on an off for a very long time. I have a ton of music and I like to cycle through things I haven't heard in a long time. I also like to listen to ...
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How to play every album of an artist in sequence with the new music app?

With the old music app I was able to select an artist and listen to every music by album. Now it orders the musics alphabetically and unless I want to hear the same music N times I have to use ...
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Increasing my available storage on my iPhone

After I sync my iPhone 5c with my MacBook, assuming all my music had been purchased from iTunes, my iPhone should now have no music and additional storage , correct ?
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Which database is music app on ios 8.4 querying for artist pictures?

I wonder, which database apple uses for artist pictures in the music app on iOS 8.4 and how missing pictures for certain artists can be added? Pretty sure it's something internal, but then again, ...
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Unable to sync two specific songs to Apple devices

I usually have no trouble syncing music to my iPhone, and before I got the iPhone, my iPod. But there are two specific songs that never want to sync from iTunes to ANY device - "Close to Me" by The ...
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Why is my iTunes Music app suddenly skipping every track?

I was listening to music on the way home today, and all of a sudden it wouldn't play the next track. On closer inspection it was skipping through every track, regardless of whether I had pressed play ...
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Can't use Apple Music with 2 OS X user accounts?

My wife and I share the same Mac desktop. We have 2 separate Mac user accounts and iCloud accounts. But once you sign in with one Apple Music account, it locks the computer. Any workaround?
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How to ungroup compilations on iPhone Music?

I have several "compilation" albums, or albums with more than one artist, in my music library. On the iTunes app in my computer, I can set "Group Compilations" option off to ungroup the compilations ...
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How can I shuffle my songs in IOS 8.4? [duplicate]

Just now, I upgraded to IOS level 8.4. Not sure if I'm missing something, but I can't seem to figure out how you shuffle songs. I don't see an icon that says shuffle? Any ideas? Thanks
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How to get music from Dropbox to ANY mp3 music type app

I am using an iphone 6, first time with an iphone, not really fond of it unfortunately bought it for the slow-mo video but having a heck of a time getting my music transferred! I don't want to live ...
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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Change information of music files

I tried to change the information (cover, album, artist, etc.) of some songs, just double clicking on "information" of any file. I can't change any of them in this way, even if I enter like admin; the ...
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Track number missing after iPhone upgrade to iOS 8.4

Before the upgrade to IOS 8.4, when I was listening to music, it would have the track number at the top of the screen (i.e. "1 of 14") but with 8.4 I can't seem to find a way to put that back on, if ...
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How to display artist's Alphabetic scroller in Music from iOS 8.4

Before iOS 8.4 I had an Alphabet scroller to find artists quickly. How to make it appear again?
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Deleting Songs off your ipod

How do I delete songs of my iPod using iTunes?