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Why does iPhone Music app show me “Apple Music” logo instead of my iTunes songs?

I synced all of the music in my iTunes Library to my iPhone (like it was an iPod). I've been listening to the music in my Jeep for weeks by plugging into the USB port and choosing songs and playlists ...
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How to delete all music on my iPhone

How do I delete all the music on my iPhone. I tried doing it through iTunes but it says my collection is not managed by iTunes and I don't want to erase and sync because all my apps are nicely backed ...
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Are there any features like Winamp's auto tag exist for iTunes?

It took me 3 months to ID3 Tag all of the MP3s (artist, album, released year, etc) in my iTunes library. It was annoying. I saw that Winamp solves this problem with an "Auto Tag" feature. Is there ...
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Can all music and playlists/ratings be transferred back from an iPod Touch to a PC?

How can I get my songs from my iPod Touch to my PC? Some of the songs were purchased through iTunes, and others were ripped from CDs. This is what happened: The iPod Touch was set up to sync with ...
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Transfer music from iPod touch to computer

I know there are programs I can download to do this but I have done it before without them. After about an hour of searching I still can't find how I did it. I have Hidden files enabled. "Enable Disk ...
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How can I sync my iTunes music library between two Macs for free?

I have a desktop system that I use as a server. I also have a MacBook Pro that is my main computer. I've done a lot of organization and cleanup of my music library and have it all on my MacBook Pro. ...
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Export iTunes music library information (album, artist, track names) to CSV or spreadsheet format?

Is there a way to export album/track information from an iTunes music library into, say, a comma-separated values (CSV) file, or another spreadsheet-friendly format? I'd like to be able to grab a ...
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iOS 5 Music App Grey circle with a square inside it next to the song title - what does it indicate?

I had a few problems downloading a few tracks from the iTunes store direct to my phone. As a result I seem to have placeholder versions of the songs that will let me stream them but not play them. In ...
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CD digital audio ripping tool for OS X that has accurate extraction, error detection, and verbose reporting?

I'm almost ready to say I have found a good OS X replacement for every piece of software I use on Windows (excluding some Windows development tools), but there's still this gap to fill: For CD ...
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Alternative to iTunes?

Over the past decade I've come to acquire a random selection of large hard disks from my older computers. While most of the stuff on it isn't vital, there are fair bits of music I made over the years ...
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What does “Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes library” mean?

I just plugged my iPhone into my new mac (previously it was managed using itunes on a PC) I just want to delete some songs that are on the iPhone. It seems I can't press delete on the songs in ...
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Greyed out songs when trying to add from itunes to iphone?

I just got an iphone 4 and downloaded the most recent version of itunes onto my computer because i had a version that was too old. It told me i needed to convert the songs to create an AAC version of ...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode?

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1 Strange problem I've had for a few months. Sometimes when a notification causes the iPhone to temporarily lower the volume, the volume gets "stuck in quiet mode" and doesn't ...
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How can I transfer non-paid music from my iPod back to my PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transferring music from iPod Touch to PC? I have some music ripped from my own CDs on my iPod Touch. Recently, I lost those CDs (well, I still have one but it's too ...
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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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Synced music not showing on iPod

I download some music on my iPod that I have on my computer. I created a playlist and download about 25 songs through iTunes and it took all of the music. Suddenly my iPod shows no list and no music. ...
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Delete music on iPhone [duplicate]

I have iOS 7 and I know how to work all of it but when there was iOS 6 all music you've bought on iTunes, could be deleted from the device. Now I you remove songs that you've bought on the device stay ...
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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 to share an iTunes library with other user accounts on the same machine?

I would like to share the iTunes library my the account of my wife. But (in importance order): files should not be duplicated playlist and rating are user dependent podcast are user dependent ...
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How can I make my Macbook Pro's headphone jack stop “humming”?

Switched recently from a Lenovo PC and one thing on my mac bothered me. Headphones plugged into my Macbook pro 13" (latest version) "hum" with static when there is no audio playing. Then after a short ...
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What's a good iPhone app for playing MP3 music?

I have an extensive collection of video game music that I like to keep completely separate from my 'regular' music (which I use iTunes to sync w/ my iPhone and the stock Music.app to play). I'm ...
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Real alternative to Tag&Rename

I was using Tag&Rename (an MP3 tag editor) on Windows and I'm looking for a real alternative for OSX.
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How can I run a partially referenced iTunes library?

I have a large number of MP4 videos (non-iTunes purchases) in my iTunes library, which is growing daily. Due to the space it's taking up, I plan to unload these files to an external HDD. Home Sharing ...
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10answers
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How can I play music from my iPhone through my computer?

Now that I've had my iPhone for a few months, I'm trying an experiment to see if I can't replace the laptop I carry around with my iPhone + internet connected computer. To this end, I've been trying ...
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Verify that entries in iTunes are actually on disk

I have a ton and a half of songs in my iTunes (Windows 7). I recently consolidated my library from 3 different Hard Drives. I also deleted some of the unwanted music folders on my C Drive (but I ...
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Can I stream music from my laptop to my iPod Touch over wifi?

Rather than running a long cable from my Laptop to my stereo, I've been thinking for a while about getting one of those wireless devices that lets you transmit audio from your PC to a receiver plugged ...
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How to prevent iTunes 12.2 from automatically uploading sound tracks to iCloud Music Library?

I've notice after I updated my iTunes to 12.2 on my OSX 10.10.4 computers, a very large upload bandwidth has been taken place. This is a result of Apple's new iCloud Music Library feature. I don't ...
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Does lossless audio over Apple AirPlay have preserved audio quality?

AirPlay is very convenient to bring up the sound on my big stereo speakers, but I am wondering whether the AirPlay protocol preserves audio quality, e.g. bitrate? I understand that if the WiFi is ...
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Is it possible for my HTC phone to interupt my music when I receive a call?

I frequently miss incoming telephone calls because I am listening to my iPod Touch. Does anyone know if it's possible for my iPod to detect incoming calls on my mobile phone (an HTC Desire) and alert ...
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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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How to listen to the same song at the same time on 2 different iPhones?

My girlfriend stay far way from me, but we have a habit that is listening to music together in the morning. But now we have to do that by playing loud by a Computer so that the quality is so low. I ...
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iTunes: Move files off a network drive

I have somehow screwed up my iTunes database such that iTunes/iTunes Music Library.xml contains network paths: ...
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Can I remove original music file after imported into iTunes w/ copy enabled

I've been putting all my music into a folder 'Music' then going to itunes and importing into library. The copy to itunes/media setting is enabled. Does that mean after the music is copied I can ...
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How to take music from cassette tapes to iPod

So I have this large cardboard box full of hundreds of cassette tapes with music I absolutely positively had to buy in the 1980s and '90s. If I wanted to listen to the music contained on those tapes ...
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Consolidating music from three drives to one

I am trying to consolidate my music and videos on my Laptop. It is in 3 places: C:\Users\RajMore\Music D:\Entertainment\Audio E:\Entertainment\Audio I want to put all the music in a single ...
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Why can't I play songs downloaded on iOS 7?

I downloaded songs on my iPhone 5 with iOS 7 and the songs played fine yesterday. When I connected to iTunes, the songs became unavailable on my iPhone with a red square and red circle around the ...
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Deleting songs on computer from an iTunes playlist

Oftentimes, I am in an iTunes playlist and want to delete a song from my computer. However, if I am in an iTunes playlist, I can only delete the song from the playlist, and then I have to go back to ...
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All my music has been deleted off my phone, and I don't know how to get it back! [closed]

I put all my music on a playlist seperate from the rest of the music on the iTunes library, so I could easily get to what music I wanted to listen to, instead of my brother or sister's music. My ...
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Adding music to an iphone from multiple computers

My iPhone is currently managed on my macbook, where I've added my music library from iTunes onto the phone. However, I want to also be able to add music from my PC to the iPhone, without erasing the ...
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iPhone music is skipping

Some of the music on my iPhone 4G 32Gig started skipping intermittently when I play it on the phone. These are mp3 files synch'd to the iPhone through iTunes from my Windows 7 laptop. I have filled ...
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After update (to 4.2) iOS says I have “723” songs, but “iPod.app” says “No Content”

I have just updated to 4.2, and the space for my music is still taken according to iTunes, and the device "About" screen says I have 723 songs, but I cannot see it in the iPod app. I assume that ...
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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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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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Sync iTunes library with Dropbox without letting iTunes organize the folders and files

I have an old MacBook on which I'm using iTunes to listen to my music. What is important to me is that I organize the folders and filenames of my music manually, i.e. I have the box "Keep iTunes Media ...
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How can I remove unchecked and deleted songs in iTunes from my iPhone?

Music which I've deleted from library and/or unchecked still appears on iPhone 4 and plays with checked music even after syncing. How can I delete music from iPhone so it does not play any more?
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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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Connecting headset to iPhone's iPod player

I have a Plantronics ML10 headset and after setting it up through bluetooth it can handle calls. But when I play music with my IPhone, the sound is not coming through the earpiece. Is there anyway I ...
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What cheap option is there to use a Mac to produce quality 'Videosongs'?

Some of you must be familiar with Videosongs, like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uolz7V12evc The idea is: What you see is what you hear. (No lip-syncing for instruments or voice) If you ...
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Music on my iPhone 5s is gone!

Went to play tunes while working out the other day. I tapped on the Music app to open my playlists and all that appears is an image of a girl with headphones on. No playlists...no songs...no way to ...
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Apple Music vs. iTunes Match

I am a prolific Garageband user, therefore I have lots of my own songs in my iTunes collection, which obviously will not be available via Apple's music library... I am currently paying for iTunes ...