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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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Is there a multi-channel music file/encoding format that iCloud Music Library will accept?

I've created some multi-channel (surround sound, 5.1) tracks of my own. My initial attempts at encoding them (AAC/ALAC as AC3/DolbyDigital) all work well. They sounds great and spatial audio works a ...
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Do AirPlay devices still work with iTunes on Windows?

I use iTunes (ver 12.13.1.3) running on Windows 10 to manage my music library. I use AirPlay to stream music from that Windows machine to my Apple TV, which is connected to my home entertainment ...
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How to buy a song within a family group without charging a family organizer?

Our adult daughter put us on "family share."  If I try to buy a song from "iTunes Store," it sends a verification code to her phone, and if she passes it on to me and I enter it, ...
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Purchased songs disappear from library

Playing random on iPhone, I noticed that I hadn't heard a few songs in a long time. Search library on the phone, not found. Search the library on iTunes, not found. Search the location of downloaded ...
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What is the three-note ascending "toy piano" (e.g. C-G-C arpeggio) sound that interrupts the music I'm listening to in my AirPods?

I am really at my wits end. It's hard for me to enjoy music knowing that any moment a loud, three note ascending "toy piano" sound will suddenly burst into the center of my cranium without ...
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Adding a song to a playlist suddenly doesn't let me choose existing playlists. I can only add it to a new playlist

I used to add songs to a playlist by right-clicking it and then selecting "Add to Playlist." It would show all existing playlists that are not smart. But today, somehow I can't do that ...
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iPhone can't sync with Mac saying there isn't enough space but there is

This problem started today when I went to sync the music from my computer(MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro Sonoma) with my iPhone(12PM 512GB), and I got this message: "The iPhone “MyiPhoneName” cannot ...
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iTunes backup not showing up anymore in iTunes

Help. I can not access my iPhone backup saved on my laptop in iTunes anymore My iphone was acting up and had to be repaired, so I made a backup before the reparation in iTunes which was saved on my ...
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How to restore only WhatsApp contents from a iTunes backup?

I have an iPhone 14 Pro, of which I regularly perform full backups (with encryption) using iTunes running on Windows. I uninstalled WhatsApp by mistake on the iPhone; I reinstalled it, but now all my ...
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How does one move one's Music library to another computer

I have been trying to Move my music library from a 2020 iMac running Sonoma to a 2015 MB Pro running Catalina. I looked online and found these instructions for doing so but when I followed the last ...
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Network problem with Apple music when using "Hey Siri"

I often use the "Hey Siri" function to switch between playlists or different artists in my itunes library (mostly while driving). After some recent update sometime within the last year, ...
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How to rename voice memos to their titles? (Mac)

I'm trying to get all my voice memo's, with their original name, onto a external hard drive. (My filenames are all just the date of the recording). (I was able to find this script for Windows, but not ...
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How to transfer voice memos with their titles? (External hard drive, Mac)

I'm trying to get all my voice memo's, with their original name, onto a external hard drive. (My filenames are all just the date of the recording). And it's my 3rd evening trying to figure this out ...
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All my Apple Music playlists are empty

Yes, this looks like a duplicate of this question, but the former one was asked 4 years ago so maybe things have changed since then. At some point, all my Apple Music playlists on all devices turned ...
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Reverting to old iTunes, converting .itl file

I have an iTunes Library.itl that was used with iTunes 12.8.2.3. Through the sorcery that is Retroactive, I now have iTunes 11.4 once again on my Catalina-based computer. However, none of the ...
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Playing tracks from Apple Music on Mac via iPhone (a la Spotify)?

I have a 2015 MacBook Air running Mojave MacOS. I have an iPhone running the latest iOS. I have just recently switched from Spotify to Apple Music. I liked the feature on Spotify whereby I could ...
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How to continue music syncing from MacBook to iPhone (and meta-data in both directions) after upgrading MacBook?

I was using MacBook Pro A and syncing its music to iPhone A. The meta data (last play and star rating) was syncing in both direction. All was good. I then replaced MacBook A with MacBook B, and also ...
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How to edit ID3 tags on iPod without iTunes

I have an iPod Touch, that I used to manage with iTunes on Windows, but now I'm using a Mac (with MacOS Sonoma). I noticed that iTunes is no more, for which I won't shed a single tear. However I would ...
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iTunes Match and Apple Music interfering with eachother

I have iTunes Match and I have got 6 months of Apple Music for free. But now when I try to play a song on an album that is also on Apple Music it will fail after 15seconds. I tried everything from ...
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iTunes will not reinstall

My (Win10) iTunes stopped working, so I uninstalled it (with a good uninstaller that clears all the debris), but it will not re-install. For iTunes Desktop the error message is "The installer has ...
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iTunes accounts and family sharing

I have an old / original email that I use for iTunes / App Store purchases. I have since setup an iCloud / Apple ID for myself and also added family members to that account. Currently I have been ...
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Do iOS backups include Files' trash?

If I temporarily have large downloaded files on my phone, can I accelerate iOS (16) backups by simply moving them to the trash, thereby excluding them from iTunes backup altogether? On macOS I know I ...
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How do I load iOS 15 on this iPad 6 running iOS 12? [duplicate]

I have an iPad 6 that I've held back to iOS 12 since it can sync with my iTunes on 10.10 Yosemite. I have a substantial and carefully curated music library. I'm now upgrading to a newer computer ...
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Is there a web interface for iTunes?

I occasionally purchase songs from Apple via iTunes. I really like this because it gives me access to the physical .m4a files that I can manually back up to listen to anywhere, offline, even if my ...
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iTunes changes to music library tags

I use MusicBee on my PC to manage my music files and it works great, the best music library manager for sure. However if you want to sync files with an iPhone, you need to use iTunes as there's no ...
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Can iTunes on Mojave backup iOS 16.5, 16.6?

I'm using iTunes 12.9.5.5 on Mojave (fully updated, to my knowledge). For six months my iPhone 8 (then on iOS 16.5) has not been able to backup to it, neither using USB nor WiFi. Sync seems to work ...
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How to update Tag Data using itunes match?

I have a lot of music files, and the tag information of some music files is wrong or missing. I tried to use itunes match to match these music files, the effect is good, they are displayed as "...
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Transfer MP3s with metadata from iTunes to Apple Music

I have ~6,000 MP3's on my old iMac in an iTunes folder, using the old iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml file structure. I have a new MBA with Apple Music and ~20 MP3 files using the ...
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"Roaming -> Apple Computer" is taking up 43% of entire hard drive; is it safe to delete?

My laptop (running Windows 10) has 223 GB of available storage and has been mysteriously filling up over the course of several years. Often, after backing up my iPhone to an external drive using ...
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Extract audio from bluray/DVD to get spatial audio / surround?

I have over the years bought several concerts on bluray and DVD and I have traditionally converted them into MP3 files landing in iTunes to listen to on my iPhone. Now I've found that my AirPods ...
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On Ventura do I still open a .itl file after Option-clicking on the Music app?

After a few steps: Connect external drive to (old) macOS running Big Sur. Format drive (APFS). Still on macOS running Big Sur: cp -pr ~/Music /Volumes/MyDisk/ Connect external drive to (new) macOS ...
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How to set the output frequency of external DAC in iPhone?

How can I specifically set the output format (e.g., 24 bit 192 kHz) when I connect an external DAC to the iPhone? In the Mac, you can easily adjust the output format using the Audio MIDI Setup. ...
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Copying photos and iTunes libraries from an old to a new Mac

I learned the hard way that I should not copy ~/Library/Messages/ from an old mac to a new mac. The usual ability to use Messages to write messages then works only when writing to iOS users (the blue ...
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Force update volume metadata for all songs in macOS Music App?

I am encountering an issue where many songs in my macOS Music app are missing volume information and therefore can't be sound checked (loudness normalization). Under normal circumstances, as shown in ...
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iPhone 3G won't boot

I have an iPhone 3G that has worked well in the past, but it was put away for several years (after I got an iPhone 4s), and when I took it out again it wouldn't boot. It was jailbroken some years ago (...
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Problem connecting iPhone to iTunes after upgrade to High Sierra

A week ago, my mac pro 2012 was running Yosemite. At that point I made a backup of my phone, a 6s. currently running iOS 15.7.6 I then upgraded my mac it to High Sierra. The night before, my phone ...
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Mac OS 10.13.6 and newer mobile devices not working with iTunes 12.8.3.1 MobileDeviceUpdater.app not working [closed]

I bought an iPhone SE (Gen 2) and installed latest iOS 16 on it. When connecting to a MacPro 5,1 with 'latest' iTunes 12.8.3.1 running on OS X 10.13.6 I repeatedly get an Update Software popup every ...
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Music app is stuck forever on Loading Cloud Music Library

I subscribed to iTunes Match, but either Music or iTunes got stuck forever on loading. If I remember correctly, in this Apple/iCloud account, I had a lot of music on Match (around ~2000). What can I ...
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Replicate and move Apple Music library to different AppleID

My wife and I started sharing the same Apple Music Library via a shared AppleID many, many years ago. This was way before family sharing. We'd like to have our own music libraries moving forward but ...
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Music app ignores the "stop" time option

The Music app (formerly iTunes) has an option where you can set the "stop" time of a song (so for example you could skip some dead silence time at the end of a song). I think this used to ...
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Using Apple Music's "Up Next" feature from search

I'm using macOS Monterey v12.6.1. In Apple Music, I can search for a term and it displays many songs that match with this term. How can I play all the songs in this list one after the other as if it ...
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'Declined to authorize this image on this device for this user.' when attempting to restore iPad [duplicate]

I'm trying to restore my Gen 1 iPad Pro to a previous version of iOS because the current version (16.4) causes a kernel panic due to the device running out of memory. However when I try to attempt to ...
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After sync, iTunes files appear but won't play. Error message says files couldn't be found

Can you help, please? Am attempting to populate iTunes on a Laptop that was factory reset. I installed a new version of iTunes for Windows 7! iPod Classic is working fine all songs play. Songs are ...
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Capture Dolby Atmos 5.1 from Apple Music

A few Dolby Atmos version of tracks I listen to sound weird. I want to inspect what is going on and compare it to the stereo mix. However, the Dolby Atmos version is only available on Apple Music, ...
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Music app on MacBook is stuck loading iPhone

I have my iPhone 7 which I've previously always synced with iTunes on my Windows laptop (there are 60 GB of MP3 files). I'm trying to replace the Windows laptop with my MacBook, which I've never ...
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Remote app on new iPhone SE won't connect to my Apple Music library on my MacBook Pro

My old iPhone SE (2nd Gen) would connect to my Apple Music library without a problem. I replaced it with a new SE (3rd Gen) and now I can't connect to my Apple Music library on my MacBook Pro. ...
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My headphones keep pausing, turning the volume up and down and opening Siri while listening to music

I have had my iPhone 11 Pro for around 2 years now and this problem started last year. Every time I put in one type of headphones, doesn’t matter if it’s from Kmart of offical apple ones, it ALWAYS ...
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Can the Mac Music App sync with, update, or be converted to Itunes itl/xml files?

I mistakenly updated a MBP to Catalina in 2021 and suffered with the few "silent but annoying" things Apple did to push iTunes/local library users to streaming (ie, you cannot drag songs ...
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Duplicate photos on iOS when changing aspect ratio

When I change the aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9 and I take a photo, iOS 16.4 will save two images in the mobile storage, one for 4:3 and another one for 16:9. I could visualize this "normal ...
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iTunes update locations on Win 10

Recently I needed to update the iOS to the newest 16.4 version. From what I've seen, hope I am not wrong, on iOS the downloads remains in the phone consuming system memory location. An alternative is ...
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