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Questions tagged [itunes]

Not only a media player, iTunes manages data syncing to iPod and iOS devices.

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How can I force iTunes to sync downloaded podcast file to iOS

So, I'm doing some tinkering with editing podcasts before syncing to my phone. iTunes downloads the podcasts, then I grab them from finder and make edits to the audio. Afterwards, I can preview the ...
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iTunes Won't Let me Connect to Restore [on hold]

So, I have reached the "iPhone is disabled, connect to iTunes" screen on an iPhone 4 that I have never used before, and I thought this would be good because I couldn't boot it into recovery mode for ...
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Backup iPhone iTunes

Recently, I made a backup of my iPhone in iTunes. Nothing weird about that, only that the photos of my other devices were backed up too (iPad and old iPhone). I repeated the backup via iTunes numerous ...
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Automate iTunes to move Recently Added songs to the top of the Playlist using Apple Script?

Is it possible to have iTunes move new songs added to a Playlist to the top of the "Playlist Play Order" using Apple Script? Any help would be awesome! This has to be done in the play order list so ...
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How does an image sync from mac to iPhone work (without taking space)?

I wanted to move a bunch of raw files to my phone and ipad for editing. To do so, I put all the files in a folder on my desktop, opened iTunes and synced my phone to that folder. The photos are there,...
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How to Export Google Calendar Events That Have Not Synced and are Stored Only on iPhone

My wife has been using the Calendar app on her iPhone to store many important events under a calendar in her Google account. That Google account stopped syncing with her phone months ago, but she has ...
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Can i display top charts in my app using album artwork from iTunes?

I have use this iTunes API(https://rss.itunes.apple.com/en-us) to display the top charts in my app but recently i receive email from Apple about the complains that RIAA want to take my app down ...
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AppleScript to update metadata iTunes of music tracks stored locally only

I have a simple AppleScript snippet that I use to update the metadata from tracks stored locally: tell application "iTunes" if selection is not {} then set thechoice to (display dialog "...
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Where to does macOS's iTunes save iPhone's back data?

I have done a backup of data from my iPhone to my macOS. And I don't know where iTunes saved it to on my computer. No notification, no pop ups, just nothing. Just latest backup time. How can I know ...
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Can I keep movies on my iPad and not on my hard disk?

I want to keep movies on my iPad but not on my hard disk - I don't need both. I normally keep the originals on an external USB drive, and put them on the iPad via iTunes. That however seems to ...
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Why don’t my playlists transfer over iCloud?

I use Apple Music and I have an iPhone on which I’ve made several iTunes playlists. I recently got a MacBook Pro and attempted to transfer the playlists from my iPhone to my MacBook Pro by connecting ...
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How do I identify iTunes-synced photos among thousands of others?

I have a friend's iPad Pro on my desk. It contains several hundred photos synced with an instance of iTunes that no longer exists, and several thousand photos that were taken using the iPad. The ...
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How can I play songs across Apple Music playlists?

I work while playing Apple Music in iTunes (12.8.0.150) on my Mac (macOS 10.13.6). I would like to add all the songs in various playlists to a single playlist so I can shuffle across them. These are ...
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Use an old iPhone 6 just for audiobooks - Cannot transfer file from iTunes to iPhone

I have an iPhone 6 that I want to use for one purpose: listen to audiobooks. When I connect the iPhone to iTunes on my PC, I can see the iPhone. But when I try to drag-and-drop an audiobook onto the ...
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How to sync iPhone X that has never been synced before with iTunes without losing any of the data?

How do I access iPhone backups on my iPhone when I connect it to iTunes, when the only options are: continue from backup, which is a backup of an iPhone I am still using, or start as new iPhone? I ...
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Macbook disk space show as used photos library space that is stored in an external SD

I have moved my photo library into an external SD card and now that library is configured as the system photo library. The problem is that my Macbook shows that the hard drive is still using an ...
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iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode

My phone has is displaying a symbol saying connect to iTunes, I have tried connecting to iTunes to fix this and it didn't work. I've also tried to restore the iPhone but that also didn't work. I ...
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What determines the Artist icon in iTunes (and how to set them)

iTunes 12.8 shows three types of icons in the Artist list: Three human silhouettes (appears for two artists) A microphone (appears for "All Artists", "Compilations" and a single artist) Inverted ...
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unable to restore backup because not enough space

I tried restoring a backup I created from my iPhone (it had more than 20Gb free out of 64Gb) but when I wanted to restore this backup I found out the backup iTunes created was 61.5Gb, so whenever I ...
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How can I alter the default behavior of iTunes 10.7 to suppress some UI elements like the store?

I like iTunes 10.7 and I've been sticking with it ever since it came out and hope to avoid updating it now that I run macos High Sierra. I'm trying to figure out how to delete/remove/hide the 'iTunes ...
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Take album titles from a smart playlist to create another

I sync iTunes to my phone using a Smart Playlist that populates with all the tracks that I haven't listened to in over a year. However, if I have listened to half an album in the past year obviously ...
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View all ratings and reviews in iTunes for PC

I have iTunes installed on my Windows 10 PC. I have written reviews for some podcasts and albums. I can see my own reviews if I look up the specific podcast and album and go to the Ratings & ...
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How much can iTunes download on my MacBook? Not talking about iCloud

How many gigabytes does iTunes occupy on MacBook? I am downloading a lot my CDs. Is there a limit? How can I see if I'm getting too close to full capacity?
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PDF added to iBooks on Mac does not sync to iCloud Drive or my iPhone

A few minutes ago I added a small PDF to iBooks on my Mac (DRM-free, not purchased through iTunes). My Mac has iCloud Drive enabled. My understanding is that this should cause it to be uploaded to ...
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Stop songs shuffling in iOS Music app

In the Apple's Music app on my iPhone, when I press the play button, the music titles begin shuffling through all of the songs and will not stop shuffling. How do I stop songs from shuffling?
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iTunes attempts to mount SMB share using old SMB server name

mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G65) and iTunes 12.8.0.150 I have a bunch of MP3 files on my SMB share (a Linux home server). The SMB server used to be named "sega-SMB" and I renamed it to just "sega". ...
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Use wiped iPhone 5s as an iPod [duplicate]

I want to use my old iPhone 5s as an iPod. It showed Wi-Fi service before the cellular service broke and but tech support was unable to repair it so we wiped it clean and tried to restore functions ...
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How to sync iPhone songs to MacBook Pro?

I synced my Windows iTunes with my iPhone 7 and put a lot of songs on my phone. Today I got a USB to USB-C hub for my MacBook ( I have a windows PC and a macOS laptop ), and my iPhone appears on ...
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iTunes encryption Password

Is there a way to access iTunes encryption password on Windows 10? I can't remember the password and without the password ,I can't restore my backup on a new iPhone. The old iPhone is broken ..
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Can I copy an iTunes Library from another Mac

Can I copy an iTunes Library from another Mac? Just to be clear I am interested just in Music / Music Playlists - mostly ripped CDs or mp3 files with a couple of on-line purchases. My wife ripped ...
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Optimal video format for iTunes?

I have some home movies that I play in iTunes. When I click on them, they take a good 10 to 20 seconds to load, even though they are only small in size (under 50mb). I have other videos which have ...
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iTunes only plays first part of song

I downloaded an album from iTunes Store on my MacBook (macOS 10.13.6). One of the songs, only the first 17 seconds play. Then it jumps to the next song. The total time of the song is displayed ...
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Install app on iOS without using iTunes

With the release of iTunes 12.7, Apple removed the ability to install apps on a connected iOS device by removing the App Store from iTunes. I tried installing an older version of iTunes which still ...
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How can I download iTunes 12.6.4.3?

I am trying to find and install iTunes version 12.6.4.3. However, it only seems like you can get version 12.6.4 from Apple's website. Where can I download iTunes 12.6.4.3? This Chinese website seems ...
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Can I “Complete My Album” after purchasing enough songs worth more than the album itself?

I purchased a number of songs from a single album, enough to the point where the value of the songs cost more than the entire album itself. I figured I might as well complete the album at this point ...
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Transfer IPA file to iPhone [closed]

I'm using Cydia Impactor and wish to copy an IPA file from my PC to iPhone 5 running iOS 10.3.3. How do I do that?
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Jailbreaking iPhone 5 [duplicate]

How do I Jailbreak my iPhone 5. It is running the latest supported release of iOS (10.3.3).
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“Create ACC Version” can't be used in iTunes

I wanna convert an audio in mp3 into m4r through iTunes. However, the button "Create ACC Version" is grey, as shown below. PS: The version of my iTunes: 12.7.4.80. I have set Importing Using as AAC ...
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Add currently playing song to Apple Music using AppleScript Editor

I am trying to make an AppleScript that automatically adds the current track that I am listening to on Apple Music to my library. What I have done so far is set the option "Add songs to Library when ...
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Getting music file from IOS without computer

My laptop is dead, thanks to an unplanned swim. I have a song that that I transferred from the laptop to the iPad with iTunes. I no longer have the vinyl LP that I ripped it from and can not obtain ...
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What does loving a playlist (not a song/album) do?

In iTunes (in Windows), it is possible to right-click a music playlist and select "Love". What does this do? What effect does it have? (Thankfully, it doesn't mark all the tracks in the playlist as ...
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Do I need to upgrade iOS before creating backup to be restored onto new iPhone?

Do I need to upgrade iOS before creating backup to be restored onto a new iPhone? I have an iPhone 7 running iOS 10 and would like to upgrade to iPhone X. iPhone X ships with iOS 11 and I'm looking ...
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Is there a way to create a smart playlist for songs not in library?

I have multiple Apple Music playlists in my library. I essentially want to combine them by using a Smart Playlist in iTunes (Windows 7 PC). I have unchecked "Add songs to Library when adding to ...
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Purchases I did not download do not appear in iTunes library

In both my MacBook and my iPad, all my purchases that I did not download do not appear in my library. They are in the Purchased section but do not appear in the library for me to stream from the ...
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How to access iTunes podcast playlists on iOS 11

I just upgraded to iOS 11 (took me a while to be ready to say goodbye to some of my heavily used 32-bit non-upgraded apps). Something I use my iPhone for A LOT is listening to my podcast smart ...
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iOS - Album metadata displayed incorrectly

In the Music app on my iPhone, one of the Albums is showing the name of the album before the song title (unlike all the others). The album shows up correctly in iTunes, ruling out the case of ...
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IPhone 5S model/color Different with IMEI, cannot activate

I have a really strange issue. I bought an iPhone 5S some years ago and I was using it very well until one day I decided to reset it. When I did I was unable to activate it again. I decide to ...
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How to copy music to an iPhone 3GS, without iTunes [duplicate]

Upfront, i am a total noob with apple products. I just got an old iPhone 3GS as a first phone for one of my sons. Calling works, but now I want to transfer some mp3 music files to it, for him to ...
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Is it possible to *partially* claim an iTunes gift card?

When I claim an iTunes gift card I am given the option to use it toward an Apple Music subscription. For example, I can use a $150 gift card to get a year of Apple Music for $99 and have $51 left over ...
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I do not have a iPod. I keep seeing iTunesHelper set to automatically launch

I do not have a iPod. I keep seeing iTunesHelper set to automatically launch. This is some of what I see in Console. ( I dont want to share or use remote anything. "processName":"iTunesHelper","uptime"...