Music is the systemic arrangement of sounds.

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Music files don't copy from iTunes to iPhone, appear grey with a dotted circle

When I drag music files from iTunes (desktop) onto a connected iPhone, many times the files just don't copy to the iPhone - the tracks appear in the list on iPhone, albeit grey and the most-left ...
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Using “Stop Time” option prevents play count from being updated

Im using the option to stop a song at specific time. However I realised that the Play Count does not update when this option is applied. Following the issue from iTunes 11 where play counts do not ...
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...
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Editing songs in iTunes 11.0.2

I've recently got a new Windows laptop and downloaded and installed the latest iTunes (11.0.2). All my music (over 5000 songs) went into iTunes fine, just as they were on my old laptop. However I have ...
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Music stops during movie in Keynote

I've inserted music into the presentation and the song is 5 mins long. There are 21 slides. After exporting the presentation to a movie, and then playing the movie, the song stops playing at 41 ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Music Player with ability to repeat a specific part of the song

I'm looking for an app with ability to repeat a part of the song playing. I need this as I'm using it for practicing listening skill.
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iPhone almost always defaults to Music app over Spotify

Before iOS 7 it seemed like if I had a "music" app open, when I would hit the play button (from the lock screen, ear bud button, bluetooth speakers, etc.) the music from that app would start playing. ...
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iPhone playing songs not in any of my playlists

I share an iTunes account with 4 others in my family and we have different music taste. I have my own playlists but my iPhone (3GS) keeps playing music that is NOT on any of my playlists. I have ...
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How to mass-organize iTunes library?

I'd like to try to organize the songs in my iTunes library (rename artists and albums, etc.), but my library's pretty large and it would be time consuming to manually edit my songs via the Get Info ...
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How to use iTunes Match with two user accounts on the same computer?

Me and my partner have a Mac Pro in our house, each with our own user account. We both use iTunes, have iPhones, our own Apple IDs, and each have a subscription to iTunes Match. However, for some ...
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Music App forgets what it was doing

When resuming music playback after a break (10 minutes, few days, another app playing content) it ignores whatever playlist, album, artist or other refinement was placed on the music list and simply ...
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Can't seem to sync albums that weren't purchased from the itunes store to my IPhone 5c

I recently got a new IPhone 5c. When I tried to sync my music from itunes to my phone, it only synced songs and albums that I had bought from the itunes store. All of the music that I had uploaded ...
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iphone Album Covers randomly come up imusic app when trying to play music

I have playlist on my iphone 5c saved in imusic (imported from itunes). Right in the middle of an important presentation, without touching anything, the screen went to a checkerboard of album covers, ...
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Lyrics for any iOS music?

There are loads of iOS apps for song lyrics, but it seems that they all make me play music in THAT app if I want to see the lyrics. But almost any iOS music app lets me see the artist and song title ...
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How can I remove the music bar in iMovie 10.0.3?

I last used iMovie 3 months ago, but now it's totally different. I've figured out some things, but under the audio track there is now space for a music track, which I'm not using, and I can't see how ...
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How do I get purchased and ripped music from my iPhone to iTunes when it won't sync the traditional ways

Okay, so I have a BUNCH of music on my old iPhone and my best friend wants to convince her mom to let her have it. First, I want the music off it, because they're my favorite artist. Also randomly I ...
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Songs on iPhone I never put there

There are song on my iPhone that i never put there. Only the playlist iPhone and Purchased are activated and those songs are not on that list. And somehow, I can't remove them. Anybody help?
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Include entire album in Smart Playlist if one song matches criteria

Is it possible to somehow build a smart playlist that deals in albums rather than individual songs? IE, Find all songs without album art. Sometimes songs without album art are in an album where the ...
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How is continuous play with song cues in mixtapes handled in iTunes?

The question relates to something similar to cue sheets in iTunes that from my understanding is not available. However if I were to buy a continuous play DJ mix from the iTunes store it must be ...
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Is there a karaoke trainer for OS X?

is there an easy-to-use karaoke training software for Mac OS X? My point is, I select the .kar file (or the vocals-only .mp3) and I sing against, then I listen to what I've actually sang? FWIW, I'm ...
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How to download past purchases from old Apple ID without waiting 90 days to switch back to new Apple ID?

On my old laptop, I used a shared Apple ID to purchase music on iTunes. It was a little tedious because it was connected to my sister's bank account, so I had to send her money before each purchase I ...
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Music Transfer from Laptop to Phone for Immediate Use

When my music transferred from new macbook air to my iPhone 6 it seemed to become stored in the cloud rather than available to me on the phone when I want to play it and I am not always near wi-fi. I ...
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How to delete undeletable songs from an iOS device

I have songs on my iPhone 4S that I never intentionally downloaded and can't seem to delete. I have tried to delete them through iTunes but I just cannot seem to get rid of them. Swiping left on the ...
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Setting Global Volume / Track Keyboard Shortcut with Non-Apple Keyboard

Where is the option to set the global keyboard shortcuts for volume controls. I have a non-apple keyboard and by default none of the F keys work as media controls.
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Why does my iPhone5 playing songs through my Apple TV times out after three songs?

I want to play songs on my Apple TV from my iPhone5 running 8.1. After about three songs, it stops playing (tested three times). Is there any possible explanation for this? My question is: Why does ...
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Music is taking up all my iPhone 5 storage

My storage is almost all used up and I cant update software or take pictures. It looks like Music is taking up aLOT of space. How can I make sure that if I delete off phone it doesn't delate on ...
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I can see another computer's shared iTunes library even though they are not sharing their library

For some reason, from my own iTunes library on my Mac, I can see another computer's (running Windows 7) iTunes shared library, even though they are not sharing their library (via Preferences -> ...
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iPhone: transfer audio from Whatsapp to Music library

I'm using an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1. I've been sent some songs(*) via Whatsapp, and I'd like to copy them to my music library in the iPhone, so that I can listen to them, add them to my playlists, ...
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How to “archive” iTunes files with all metadata?

I recently decided to do a big cleanup of my iTunes library. I am low on disk space and have quite a bit of music that I haven't listened to since I was a much younger man, but I can't bring myself to ...
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iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?

When I go the Music app on my iPhone it shows the 'No Content' screen (see screenshot below). This is because I purposely deleted all music from the device (through Settings > General > Usage > Music ...
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Can you save your app progress between different apple devices?

I'm changing iPads soon for school from a old ipad to a new ipad air. I was wondering if I used the same Apple ID, could have save the progress from the games or apps I have in the old ipad and keep ...
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Siri: play all songs NOT shuffled

Does anyone know a way to ask Siri on iPhone or iPad to play an artist, but have the songs go in album order instead of shuffled? I have tried asking "don't shuffle" and "play X in order" and also ...
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iCloud won't transfer manually added music

I have 2 computers on which I listen to my music: a Macbook Pro (which I consider to be my "main" computer for my music library) and a Windows 7 desktop, for which the music library was originally ...
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Songs purchased on iPhone won't sync back to the iPhone from iTunes

I've run into this problem a couple of times: I purchase a song on the iPhone via the iTunes Store app. I re-download the song on iTunes on my Mac. I add the song to an existing playlist in iTunes. ...
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Can't listen to music with iPhone speaker

I am using an iPhone 4 running ios 7.1.1. Recently, I've had a very frustrating problem, and it is not being able to listen to music with speaker. I'm pretty sure the speaker isn't broken because I ...
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Loading purchased music onto my iPhone 5S

I have purchased a lot of music from iTunes on my MacBook. Whenever I select that music to be moved to my iPhone, it appears (on the iPhone) with a "Cloud" icon beside it. As far as I can tell, the ...
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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music note on the notification bar could not be removed and it's eating up my battery

There seems to be a music note that is hanging on my notification bar near my battery and i don't know how to remove it and i think it's eating up my battery usage!
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cant sync songs to my iphone 5 after latest upgrade to 6.1.4

i recently upgraded my ios to 6.1.4. during the upgrade it completely wiped all my data and so i did a restore which worked fine. but now i cannot add any new music to my iphone. when i do sync music ...
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When changing the file for a song in iTunes, the new file is not transferred to my iPod

In my iTunes library, sometimes I replace a low bit rate song that I have with a high bit rate version, such as by using the version found in iTunes Match's database. However, when I sync my iPod with ...
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Why does my ipad music player automatically stop playing a song?

When I play music using the default music player app, songs automatically stop playing after 5 minutes or so. It will stop in the middle of a song. How do I prevent this from happening? I set the ...
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iPhone won't play music from safari through external speakers when on silent

My iPhone 4S won't play music through the external speakers when my phone is on silent, and this problem is only restricted to safari - it works for other apps, even the google app when I tried ...
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Rebuilding Itunes Music library

I've just reinstalled my Win 7 but had some issues when I tried to re-install Itunes the first time (folder permission ones I couldn't easily overcome initially), so decided to uninstall it and ...
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How do I restore music that was deleted from my Mac?

My son was on the internet and downloaded a virus. In an attempt to fix the problem, he restored the computer and completely wiped out all our files, including music and photos. All I have left of my ...
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Why are my Genius mixes on my mac different from my iPhone?

I sync all my music with my iPhone. But for some reason the Genius mixes are different. This upset me because my Mac has an awesome Classic Rock mix and my iPhone doesn't. Is it possible to sync ...
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How do I get my music to appear in iTunes when I'm sharing the app with another user's account?

I share iTunes on my computer with my daughter in law, but when I go to plug my phone in to get my music, it tells me to connect to her account when I have my own account, I tried logging her out and ...
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iPhone 4S not always plays foreground app on external play command

I've got an older iHome iPhone dock model which, among other things, has an alarm clock feature that I use regularly with my iPhone 4S. My standard procedure for setting my alarm is this: I open the ...
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Songs refuse to transfer to iPad

I'm copying an album of non-DRM songs from iTunes (where they all play just fine) to an iPad. Three of the songs on the album were downloaded through the Bandcamp purchase interface (let's call it ...
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iPod Car Stereo Adapter Sound From Source other than Music Library

I have an iPod Touch 2nd gen that I can hook up to my car's stereo through a CD Changer adapter. It works great and will play anything in my iPod's music library, and I can even navigate the library ...