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Music lags after pause

I'm listening to music on my iPhone. For some reason I need to pause it, so I press the button on my iPhone earbud thingies. Then when I start the music up again, it very often lags like crazy. The ...
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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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Clean uninstall of AU Lab?

long long ago through updates or whatever apples AU Lab stopped working on my MacBook Pro. Every attempt to reinstall, even latest version didn't bring it back to live. Currently a new attempt is made ...
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App-specific sound output devices

I am looking for a control / app for sound output control which has function that allows me to have selective sound output for any app that plays sound or music. Examples: I am playing music in ...
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Is it Possible to Delete Songs from iCloud without iTunes Match?

I recently used iPad to listen to some music only to find out I had U2's Songs of Innocence album. I wasn't too bothered until one of their songs started playing. I decided I would like to delete ...
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iPhone only showing purchased music

Today I was editing my music library, deleting old songs and such, and then of course, synced my iTunes to my iPhone. Everything synced fine until I realized my iPhone was only showing music purchased ...
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Need help moving iTunes data to updated computer when music resides on NAS

I've had my iTunes collection on my NAS for years which is shared between several computers in my house. Computers and mobile devices can access the iTunes library. One Mac mini is used as the "...
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Prevent Music app from downloading artist images

The artist view in the iOS7 Music app on my iPad uses images that are not in the song files, nor occur anywhere in iTunes on the Mac. So it must have downloaded them from Apple, using the artist name. ...
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Real Time Audio Visualizer

I'm wondering if this software exists for Mac. Where it will use whatever sound is currently being outputted and visualize it. I would even take using the microphone to receive the sound. Is there ...
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How can I use iTunes Match but keep my music videos not from iTunes?

I currently have my iPad set up to utilize iTunes Match for the music on there. But in my iTunes, I've got a fair amount of music videos on there from sources other than iTunes. Is there any way to ...
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iPod will not play entire songs/albums

My 5th gen iPod classic and 1st gen iPod nano both skip two entire albums. The iPod automatically skips every song in the album. These albums both play fine in iTunes. Also, both albums played fine a ...
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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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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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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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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 songs not showing up on iTunes Library

All music I've added to my Library from Apple Music is gone (The files I used to own before Apple Music still shows up). I went into the Music>iTunes>iTunes Media directory and the Apple Music folder ...
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How to I re-download songs I've purchased but accidentally deleted?

I purchased an album on iTunes back in 2013. When Apple Music came out, I added the deluxe version of the album on my phone to have the extra songs, but then some songs were duplicated and would play ...
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I can't get my DJ Software program to load properly

I'm using a software called rekordbox v4.0.5 for my iMac, 2.7 Core i5. The program's start up screen pops up and then never displays anything after that. Is there anyway for my to track the ...
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How can I stop iTunes from asking me to sign in to iCloud Music Library?

I don't understand. iTunes keeps sending me this message: even though in System Preferences I am not signed in to iCloud music: (There is, in fact, no option for iCloud Music to be found in ...
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iPhone music deleted and can't sync music from iTunes

I was listening to music in my car one day when all of a sudden the music stopped playing and all the music on my iPhone 6s Plus was gone. I have now plugged my phone into the computer to put the ...
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Has Itunes decided to put all of my music in the cloud?

I have a imac at home and also a MacBook Air. Via rsync, I sync a chunk of my music to the Air so that I can listen to it on the train (where I have no signal) and in the office (where there is no ...
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Why is adding music to an iTunes library so slow?

Adding new mp3s to my iTunes library, either by dragging and dropping or via file dialogs, can take up to 3 minutes per song, especially when accessing a network drive or NAS (the same files would ...
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Apple music player vs app store players

Is there any difference in the music play and sound quality which comes out from apple music player in compared to the other music players which are available in app store?
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Music plays when I pause an audiobook

When I am listening to an audiobook (on iPhone 5c) with headphones, I'll press Pause and instead of pausing the book it starts playing the music I have stored on the phone. If I hit Pause again, it ...
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iTunes doesn't sync music with iPhone

After updating to iOS 9.0.1 (from iOS 9.1 beta via recovery mode), I cannot add any music to my iPhone 5S. I tried to delete all the music from my device and then syncing in different ways (checking ...
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iPhone 4S iOS 7 deletes music by itself

My iPhone 4S (currently running iOS 7) seems to delete music by itself, if storage is getting low. The music has not been purchased in the iTunes store and it was manually copied to my phone. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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Clear apple music history

I have added some songs on Apple Music for my sister. But even now after I have removed then they still appear on the for you tab. How can I clear my history in apple music. Reset it. I know I can ...
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iTunes music sync is not updating play count

I love to use different music and always update my playlists with different music and songs. In order to better organize and maintain I use play count feature in iTunes. After a month if I listened ...
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Song Ratings (Stars) Missing in iTunes!

I routinely rate songs on my iPhone in the Music app with the 1-5 star system. I just plugged my iPhone into my computer and saw in iTunes (on the "Music" tab under "Devices") ALL OF MY SONG RATINGS ...
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Is there a way to copy music from one computer to another using itunes and keeping them in sync?

Is there a way to copy music from one computer to another using itunes and keeping them in sync? My understanding of how apple does their stuff is so confusing when you come from a windows/linux ...
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How to turn off iTunes match on a device if subscription is expired

Can anyone tell me how to disable itunes match from my iPhone 5 if my subscription has expired? I have all of my music saved to my computer in iTunes but when I link my phone to sync music I am ...
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iMovie 10.0.7 cannot turn themes music on

Thanks if you can help. I cannot find where to turn the iMovie 10.0.7 themes music on. I can hear the preview before 'create' but the music doesn't appear in the project.
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Shuffle by album disk in iTunes

How I shuffle by disk in iTunes? Would I mean is if an album has 5 disks, I like each disk to treated as a separate album only for shuffling purposes. I think setting the sort album to disk ...
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Music app that integrates well with Synology NAS

I'm looking for music software that will work well integrating with a large (~1TB) music collection on a Synology device. Requirements: Fast searching Fast connection adapts happily to NAS being ...
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Streaming music is sometimes noisy

Sometimes when I double click a downloaded .pls file to launch a music stream in iTunes, the music is REALLY squelchy. It literally hurts my ears. If you have ever heard an old Telephony modem, it ...
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How can I filter iTunes songs with spaces in them?

When I use the iTunes library text filter option to search for love with, I get the song I'm in love with the hero but also several hits for song titles where the words love or with appear separately. ...
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Sync indicates music on phone, phone says no

I celebrated Christmas earlier this week with some family, and recieved an iTunes gift card. I wanted to re-make an entire playlist for my phone, so I did. However, my phone won't let me sync because ...
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Is there a way for itunes to display a total playtime column header?

While play count is quite accurate in estimating how long I have listened to certain songs for, it isn't entirely precise. For example, if I have two songs, one that is 4:00 minutes that has been ...
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Album and Artist not showing recent download

I pre-ordered an album off iTunes. It became available today. But when I checked my albums on my phone, I saw one song (I had downloaded for free through the bands website) but nothing else was there. ...
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Switch between playlists but ensure that songs are not repeated

I'm putting together a few different music playlists for a friend's wedding and I'd like to ensure that if we switch from one playlist to another and then back to the original playlist that no tracks ...
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Can I have an audio stream that plays continuously regardless of what user is logged in?

(I suspect the short answer is "no," but I wanted to make sure.) I have two accounts on my MBA (work and personal). During the work day, the computer is also playing my music. When I need to switch ...
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Music player program that reads star ratings from Windows

I used Winamp on Windows. This allowed me to rate songs using a 5 star system. These star ratings are stored in the files as metadata. I could view the star rating in file properties in Winamp and ...
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Downloaded song can't be deleted off iPhone

Even when I delete the songs they just stay there and it can't be removed — it stays there and there a cloud beside it, that just re-downloads it. How can I delete the song?
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How can I hide incomplete albums in my iTunes/iPhone?

I have lots of single songs from albums in my iTunes library. I also have several albums. On my phone, when I look at the "Albums" view, I'm looking for an album to play. What I see are a whole lot of ...
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How can I stop music from continuing to play after i answer a call?

Whenever I listen to music on my Iphone 4s and recieve a call the music stops to allow the phone to ring however when i answer it the music continues to play in the background making it difficult to ...
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Stream music from iPhone to another phone over Bluetooth

Can you send music data from your iPhone to Android with Bluetooth? I've got an Android Phone plug on my stereo and I want to use my iPhone to play music on it. Is it possible?