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Where did “Find Album Artwork” go?

I just upgraded iTunes to version 12.4.1.6, and now when I right click on a song the option of "Find Album Artwork" is gone. I use that option when I add new songs that aren't imported with it. (I don'...
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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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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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Difficulty deleting music from music library on my iPhone

I'm having difficulty managing music in my iTunes library on my phone. I have old songs that I do not want anymore that are still showing up with the iCloud symbol (ready to download) in my library. ...
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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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How should I properly format my iPod nano 5th generation?

I've been the happy owner of an iPod nano 5th 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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Music, Podcasts, and Movies disappeared from my iPhone

Sometime yesterday, and I'm unsure of what could be the cause, all my media disappeared from my iPhone SE, running iOS 9.3.2 (64GB). There is nothing in my Music app on the phone except for ...
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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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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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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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How to remove cloud songs from Music app?

During Christmas 2013, Apple an official app that gave out free downloads for a week or so. I used that app to get some free songs. Now they appear forever stuck in my Music app. I don't want to see ...
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How to share my music with my kid's iTunes?

All - how can I share some of my iTunes music (not purchased via iTunes) with my kid? Virtually all of those are ripped from CDs. I still have the CDs but I don't want to rip them all again. Thank ...
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Import wav files to iPhone using SD card reader

I have the below SD card reader. Is it possible to import .wav files onto my iPhone using the SD card reader? Or am I only able to import photos into my iPhone 6?
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I can't sync my music to my new iphone

So I'm trying to move my music from my old iphone 5 (purchased in the US) to my new iPhone 5s (purchased in Canada). My music is backed up to my iCloud account and basically when I got the new phone I ...
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Sharing itunes music between two computers

My girlfriend and I both use iTunes for our music. We have separate accounts and have iTunes on two different computers (she has a mac and I have a windows pc). I believe at one point people were able ...
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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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How to delete undeletable songs from an iOS device [duplicate]

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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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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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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Play folder or file in iTunes without adding it into library

Is there a way to play a file or folder in iTunes without adding it into iTunes library? I have quite large collection of music that i want to listen to but not necessarily keep. So i want to be able ...
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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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How can I make songs I delete in iTunes also delete songs of synced devices?

I have an iPod Touch 5 and and an iPad 1 (don't ask), and I have them both set to sync entire library with iTunes. My library mainly consists of mp3 files stored on my computer, with a few iTunes ...
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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorites" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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songs list under albums is absent in new ios 8.4 music app

Before update, when i was viewing artists and I'd go inside an artist, I could see an album name followed by all songs under that album and then the next album and so on. Now, in artist view, I just ...
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ipod & itunes: “number of times played”: how does this work? [duplicate]

I have my iPod connected to my notebook again to sync some music. Some months ago, I found out that the iPod records how many times a track has been played and shows this in iTunes. I have a nice ...
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Can iPhones play Opus files?

Can iPhone play Opus music files? Nothing found on the web or here. https://duckduckgo.com/?q=can+iphone+play+opus&ia=web http://apple.stackexchange.com/search?q=opus
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can't set iPhone 6+ headphones to max or full volume when playing music

When I'm playing music in Spotify or any app with Apple earphones or auxiliary cable in my car, I can't turn music up to full volume. It goes as far as yellow indicator and 'High Volume' but won't go ...
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How do I get iTunes to just play one album?

I'm new to iTunes and I was wondering how I get it to play just one album? At present I have "Grid" view enabled. I select the artist I feel like listening to, and it switches to Album by Artist view (...
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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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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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Sync itunes media folder with library

I'm embarrassed to admit I don't understand how iTunes works despite having a mac for 6 years. How can I clean out my music folder (iTunes media) and then get iTunes to update? I've made substantial ...
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How do I get all music off my iPhone without losing my audiobooks?

I never purchased any music and am not subscribed to iTunes Match. Everything in settings is set to "no" or "off". I have unwanted, unpurchased music and want to get it off my iPhone. However, I have ...
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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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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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Download songs without password prompt

When using Apple TV, it asks me every time I want to download a song for my password. It happens each time I download from Apple TV (not my iPhone). Is there a way to make it download the song ...
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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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What is the quality of the music sold in the iTunes store?

What is the quality of the music sold in the iTunes store? Is this quality comparable to that of a lossless file or CD?
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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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Music / iPhone: no access to library, just an image dead end: “girl with headphones” [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 9.3.1. I just made a synchronization with its host MacBook Pro with no problem and which might not be related in any way to the problem I witness. Upon opening Music ...
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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as “Skip when shuffling” by default?

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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How to copy iTunes music from iTunes library to another, using my own music - not purchased

I have digitised my CD collection and have it on my iTunes on a PC. How can I add it to my partner's iTunes on a different PC?
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Unable to see iCloud Music Library option in Music Settings

Both my husband and I have iPad Airs. Both of our iPads are currently on iOS 9.2.1 and it states the software is up to date. For some reason in my husband's Settings under Music it does not show ...
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“ Item can't be played ” whenever I tap on a song

I'm currently using iPhone 6 with iOS9.3.1. Whenever I try to play music I get an error. After I tap on a song I get the error item can't be played. Also, I have tried restarting my iPhone multiple ...
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Apple Music: Heart ratings (“Loved” tracks) are not supposed to synchronize between devices?

I hearted/Loved dozens of tracks on Apple Music desktop (on Mac), but when I played them on my iPhone, they were not hearted/Loved. Is it normal? I hope not, because it wouldn't make any sense! (Why ...
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List all playlists that include a particular song

I would like to replace a songs that I have in my iTunes library with a higher quality version (and different filename). These songs are listed in various playlists in my iTunes library, what would ...
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Very suddenly, only purchased music is showing up on iPhone ( but everything is in iTunes)

So, yesterday at a stoplight, I was scrolling through the music on my iPhone 5 (running OS 7.1) to play a song (one that I had uploaded to iTunes from my own CD and had recently downloaded to the ...
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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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Import lcr file into iTunes

I have a mp3 song in iTunes, on some 3rd party music player apps, they have the lyric displayed on the control center. I think that is done using an .lcr file. So my question is, is it possible to ...