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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 do I copy mp3s and then edit the ID3 tags of the copies without altering the tags on the originals?

I made a playlist for my brother, using tracks (.mp3) that I have on my Macbook and usually listen to with iTunes. I want to put these tracks onto a USB stick to give to him. I don't have the USB ...
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How to clear description of more than 100 songs in a step

I want to clear description of more than 100 songs. It is tiring to clear one by one. Can I clear the description in other ways?
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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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I connected my iTunes account to another computer, and it's only showing purchased music? Where did my music go?

the computer is fully updated. I'm going to be using a different computer for the next month, so i tried to connect my iTunes so i could access all my music. when i signed in, it was only showing my ...
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How can I disable showing iTunes music purchases in iOS 9?

I just updated my iPhone 5S to iOS 9. Things work well, but one setting I remember seeing in iOS 8.4 and earlier was the ability to enable/disable showing music purchases in iTunes seems to be gone. ...
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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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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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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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iOS Music App Repeats Songs When Shuffled

For the past week or so, my Music app has been playing songs at least a couple of times before it gets through every song, which is pretty frustrating. My library is >1000 songs (filled a 64GB ...
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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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Have hearts replaced star ratings in iOS 8.4 with Apple Music/iTunes Match?

I have been rating songs for a VERY long time, have several playlists using star ratings, etc. You used to be able to click on an album and 'flip' it in iOS and could see the ratings of your music. ...
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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 to add new music to my iPhone without losing my data?

My computer's hard drive broke down and I got it fixed. I now have no pictures, music or documents on my laptop. I had a USB key of several songs that I'd like to add to my iPhone but when I tried to ...
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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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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 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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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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music downloaded from Itunes to Iphone 6 now won't play

My Iphone 6 has my music library downloaded, I ensure that any music I purchase is downloaded to the phone, I recently purchased some more music. Yesterday I listened to various tracks from my music ...
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What does a star next to a song in the Music app in iOS indicate?

What does the star next to track #2 and #3 indicate in this screenshot?
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song ratings on iPhone

I used to be able to rate a song one star to 5 stars while listening to it on my iPhone. I do not have that option any more. Now, when I tap on the title of the song, it only takes me to the album, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Is it possible to crossfade songs on an iPhone?

Is it possible to crossfade songs on an iPhone that are played through the iPod app? If there is no native way to do this, are there any apps that can do this?
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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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some songs removed from my iTunes libary not always automatically removing from iPhone when using Match

When I decide I no longer like one or more songs from my iTunes library I remove it in iTunes (and not just the download). they then disappear out of my iTunes library and computer. All as expected ...
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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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Smart playlist sort order not syncing

A Smart Playlist I created does not have the same sort order in the Music app as it does in iTunes. I check the playlist on the device via iTunes and it has the correct sort. Nevertheless, when I open ...
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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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What happened to the star ratings in the Music app in iOS 9.3?

So I just updated to iOS 9.3 and everything seems fine overall. But when I launch the Music app, I used to be able tap on the name of a track while it was playing to view/edit the star rating. But now ...
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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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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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How to use Applescript to find duplicate files and .mp3 files in my iTunes “Music” folder and subfolders?

I recently moved my iTunes music library onto a new computer set-up by copying the "iTunes Media" folder onto an external HD and then onto my local disk. When I opened iTunes for the first time, it ...
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Can I remove all missing songs without having to do it one at a time?

When I have iTunes on shuffle, I invariably end up hitting a song iTunes can't find, and then I have to tell it to start shuffle over again (until I hit another song it can't find). Is there an easy ...
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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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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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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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Why does my iOS music app randomly alphabetize my Up Next list?

Every so often, I'm listening to music in the standard iOS Music app only to realize that my Up Next list, which I never control, has shuffled my entire library, listen songs alphabetically. I do not ...
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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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Sync / Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

Is it possible to transfer all my Spotify playlist to the new Apple Music? I have like 10 playlists with more than 5000 songs, I would hate to lose them.
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How can I restore the legacy metadata editor in iTunes 12?

Question: How can I restore the legacy metadata editor in iTunes 12?