Questions tagged [itunes]

iTunes is an application available for macOS and Windows. It is used to manage & play media and sync data to iOS devices.

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Podcasts connect “Can't parse your feed”

I'm trying to submit a podcast to Podcasts Connect and I get the error Can’t parse your feed. With a status of Failed Validation This is my feed. I've used multiple rss validators (Here's the list)...
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apple music automatically plays song 20 times

When hitting play in iTunes on a song or album this song is automatically added to the play next list 20 times. I added a GIF to illustrate whats happening: So far I've only restarted my Mac ...
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Backup button for iPhones greyed out in iTunes

The backup button in the iPhone summary in iTunes is greyed out. I tried it with a different phone and it was still greyed out but it works as soon as I switch users. I Used an iPhone 8 iOS 14.3 and ...
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Music app only shows an outdated music library after I've retrieved it from backup

I made a clean reinstallation of my Mac a few days ago due to a problem that had been bugging me for a while now. And, among other things, I tried to retrieve my music library from my backup via Time ...
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Will Reset > Delete Data and Settings, prevent recovering my Data? if I am planning to sell my iPhone?

In Windows I know that when you delete a file or even format your PC, then some data can still be recovered from the hard disk using some tools. Now I have iPhone 11 and I am planning to sell it. So I ...
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The folder containing your music library cannot be found. Appears even after finding my library

When I attempt to open my Music app on my MacBook Pro (Early 2013), MacOS Catalina version 10.15.7, this message appears. When selecting Choose library, it takes me to my Music Folder where my iTunes ...
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stopped (err = -3253) iTunes

iTunes error message when downloading music stopped (err = -3253) the network connection was reset. this message will pop up once or twice before it will download the song. It will eventually download ...
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Manually managed media from Mac does not have proper metadata on ios

I'm trying to copy music from macOS 10.15.7 Catalina to ipadOS 14. This is the first time I've had to manage media sync since iTunes has been deprecated and is it just me or is the new sync completely ...
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Enter the passcode you use to unlock the iPad - what is it?

I am trying to connect to iTunes from my MacBook and it asks me "the passcode you use to unlock the iPad" and naminf my iPad. Questions: Does this mean that pin code pin code, which I use ...
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How to stop OSX from automatically opening iTunes when iOS device plugged in to charge? [duplicate]

Is there a way i can stop OSX from automatically opening iTunes when iOS device plugged in to charge ? Im currently running OSX 10.13.x But presume the solution would be the same for most versions of ...
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Adjust path for iTunes / Music files after files move

I moved all my music library to a network drive. So now all my library is messed up as Music (former iTunes) can not find the files. I have to manually set the path for each file I want to play (~3500)...
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How can I copy Music library from one Mac to another

I am attempting to copy my wife's Music Library to a new user on my iMac. Update 2021-04-09 My previous attempts failed. I thought this may have been due to attempting to copy from Catalina to Big Sur....
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Burn album to CD with iTunes / Music (without creating a playlist first)

I not infrequently want to burn an album from my Apple Music library (formerly my iTunes library) to a CD. To be clear, these are not tracks purchased or stored online; they are all tracks stored ...
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How to fix columns in future playlists view?

I'm using Music.app in Big Sur and curious how to make playlist view by default everywhere? And, in this view, how to make a default set and position of columns? For example, i always need duration ...
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Apple Music - Receiving Error 9,039 Constantly When Adding Music to Library

Since updating my iOS to Catalina (10.15.7), every time I add music to my library from Apple Music I receive Error 9,039 and the selection is not added to my library. I have tried several recommended ...
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Update track containing “Instrumental ” to append name, artist and “Instrumental” to each lyric

Over the years, as I added a CD to iTunes, if a song dos not contain lyrics I add "Instrumental" to the lyrics. Now I would like to update it to have the track name, artist and "...
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Filter my Library on Apple Music

My 'Library' in Apple Music is too cluttered for the following reason: whenever I add a song, the corresponding album and artist are also added. Similarly, whenever I add an album, all the individual ...
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Music on iPhone/iPad grouped bizarrely despite being fine on iTunes

I have some 'albums' in my iTunes library that look fine to me: However, when I sync them to my phone and iPad, they become grouped in really weird ways: If I play the album, all the songs are ...
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I have problem when I make Apple ID using iTunes

I have problem when I make an Apple ID using iTunes. The email with a code arrives, but I can not create the id. What are the password complexity rules to get past this error?
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Does restoring a local backup using iTunes enable activation lock?

Let's say I have an Apple ID that's been disabled/locked for security reasons. This account is linked to my iPhone and in order to remove it or to simply disable find my iPhone, I have to answer the ...
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Running out of ideas - how to delete all photos on my iPhone appearing to be a leftover from the icloud migration in Photos?

I currently have an iPhone 8 with 256 GB storage which I migrated my previous iPhone SE 1st edition with 64 GB storage to when I got it from an iTunes backup and reused the SE for other purposes. I ...
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What does the iTunes backup of the iPhone include and what does it not include on Windows 10?

I was under the impression that when I back up my iPhone with iTunes on Windows 10, everything is backed up, so that I can restore everything to a brand new iPhone. iTunes iPhone backup size (6 GB) ...
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Music Library Seems Broken

Recently, I noticed whenever I try to open my Music library, I get the following error message: The file "Application.musicdb" cannot be read because it does not appear to be a valid ...
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A better way to navigate my music collection

In the Apple Music app, I like the Artist view, because it allows me to navigate to an artist quickly. But if I have a lot of albums from the selected Artist, I might have to scroll quite a bit to ...
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New library found after upgrading iTunes for PC

tl;dr After updating iTunes (via Microsoft Store) to the newest version (as of February 7th, 2021) and connecting the same iPhone SE 2020 to the same PC it turned out that all sync setting are turned ...
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How to add a track to Library in Apple Music using Apple Script

I searched through a few posts online and most of them say to use this: tell application "Music" duplicate current track to source "Library" end tell ...but I get the ...
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Change default behaviour of play/pause button

On my Macbook, if I press the play/pause button (F8) with no other context, MacOS (Mojave) seems to default to opening up iTunes, and playing a particular track. (Maybe the first alphabetically in my ...
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Sound crackled on Macook pro 16" - How to fix it?

On my macbook pro 16" with Big Sur 11.1, I have since a relative long time a problem with my speakers. If I don't reboot during multiple days, when I listen to music with "Musique" ...
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What version of iTunes dropped synchronization support for iPod Classic?

I have an 6th generation iPod Classic (model MC297LL). Current versions of iTunes no longer support this device, so I'm using an older Mac to sync my music, using iTunes 10.5.2. My primary machine ...
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Apple Music is too loud for the first few seconds after resuming

When I press «play» in Apple Music on macOS Big Sur, for the first 1-2 seconds it's playing the music much louder than it should, and then returns to the normal volume level. Volume in Apple Music is ...
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How to recover songs from iPod when backup restore has none?

I mistakenly restored my iPod to the content of another. I restored it again to the backup of that iPod and now the music library is empty with no playlists, and no songs except those purchased with ...
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Can't restore iTunes backup

I've got a device (iPhone 7 Plus) with iOS 14.3 to which I did a backup about a month ago on a Windows 10 laptop with iTunes. I can't remember if it was on iOS 13.7 or iOS 14.3, as the same day I did ...
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itunes on PC autofills music on iphone 7 despite option settings

itunes keeps autofill music on my iphone 7. I have "manually manage music" checked device summary page in itunes & the "prevent ipods, iphones, &ipads from syncing ...
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Devanagari text not shown in 2007 ipod Classic 160 gb

I have a 2007 iPod Classic (160 gb). I added songs from my pc (using iTunes) to my iPod. The songs have id3 tags and lyrics. But when I play the songs on my iPod and try to see the lyrics only English ...
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Iphone stuck in start cycle (occasionally enters recovery mode but itunes fails - storage full)

Have read the other related posts (and must confess to not understanding all technical hacks people have tried), but so far not solved my difficulties. My iPhone XR is stuck in a restart cycle with ...
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Playlists are not synced after copying Music Library.musiclibrary with Music.app

I have two Mac machines both running Music.app and I'd love to share Music Library.musiclibrary between the machines. Problems However, after copying the .musiclibrary from one machine to the other, ...
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Stuck in a Review Account loop

I just got my first iPhone and created my Apple ID. I tried to download some apps from the AppStore, but it keeps telling me this Apple ID has not been used yet, please review account to continue ...
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I bought movies on iTunes before, and when I saw it on iTunes or Apple TV, and it asks me to purchase again?

Let's say I purchased 300 movies on iTunes, and then sometimes I browse the iTunes store to see if there are some new or movies I can purchase. I would then see a movie, and iTunes says I can ...
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The iPhone “xyz” could not be updated. An unknown error occurred (4000)

Using iTunes to update my iPhone, I got: Das iPhone "xyz" konnte nicht aktualisiert werden. Ein unbekannter Fehler ist aufgetreten (4000) English: The iPhone “xyz” could not be updated. An ...
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Creating a copy of an ITunes backup using Apple Computer\Mobile Sync\Backup\ folder

Instructions found on internet says that I need to edit the: "Info.plist" file. Here is where the backup folder was found: "C:\Users%username%\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\...
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Did I accidently sync my iPhone with a work computer? What have I shared?

So I have a work computer (a Dell laptop) and a personal iPhone. I’ve used this laptop to charge my iPhone and when doing so, I’ve allowed access when the prompt asks “Trust this computer?”. Did I ...
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What is updated by “a software update is required to connect to <phone>”?

I am running macOS 10.14.6 and trying to connect an iPhone running iOS 14.3 It shows the message: "A software update is required to connect to <phone>" with a link to https://support....
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Hexadecimal folders showing in the App folder on Macbook Pro, Big Sur

On my Macbook Pro running BigSur, in the App folder, I see other subfolders with hexadecimal names 00 through ff. If I delete these, they eventually reappear. Some of the folders contain a file ...
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IPod Classic sees no files and freezes Itunes

First of all, I know it's 2021 already and I have to be absolutely mad to still use IPod Classic, but well - I just really like it. So the problem: My 6th Generation IPod Classic lost all the files ...
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How to sync playlists from old phone to new laptop?

We just got a new MacBook Air and I'm trying to get playlists transferred off an old phone. I connected the phone to the laptop with a cable but it's not showing up in Music, nor is it acknowledged in ...
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Using iTunes gift code while temporarily staying in another country

I am from Russia but currently stay in another country. I got an iTunes gift code as a present from a friend in Russia. Can I use this code while I'm in another country? I believe my Apple ID country ...
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Album artwork missing after iTunes -> Music conversion

After changing my iTunes Library from iTunes to the new Music app on Big Sur many of my music files are missing album artwork inside the new Music app: The thing that's worth nothing is that album ...
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MacOS: iTunes switches to safe mode occasionally

Once a week or so, this message pops up on my Macbook Pro: why? When I restart iTunes, iTunes seems happy again (for a time).
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Can I merge 2 Apple ID/iTunes accounts then change 1 to a teen account

Finally making the switch from Android to Apple. Never before an Apple user. My daughter uses one of my old email addresses for her iTunes and Apple ID account, she is 14. I stay logged onto that ...
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Transferring iTunes library from an old HDD

I have recently purchased a new PC and connected my old SSD and HDD to the new PC. My old HDD has my iTunes library that I would like to transfer to my new PC, however since I cannot boot my old SSD (...

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