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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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Songs not listed in Album on iPhone, but part of album on iTunes

I have some albums that are missing songs on my iPhone. For example, I have an album from "Slow Meadow" called "Costero" and several songs are under the Artist but not the "Costero" album. On my ...
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Unable to backup my iPhone using iTunes. Error: Insufficient space on my Mac

I am trying to backup my old iPhone 7 to my Mac, so that I can restore it to the new iPhone XS. iTunes keeps giving me an error stating Unable to backup due to insufficient space on the computer. The ...
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only small part of existing iTunes library availabe for iPod sync

Only a very small part of my existing iTunes library is available for iPod sync. Normally I would have been able to see my about 100 albums available for upload to iPod classic. Now there are only ...
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Play Buttons Not Show on Some Albums in Album View

The "play" arrow dosen't appear on some album artwork in album view. Double clicking on artwork will play first song only - then stop. Most recent additions to library have the arrow when hover over ...
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Best way to move whatsapp from iPhone or icloud to google Drive or local [on hold]

I was searching whole internet for a solution that is bit easy and free. I bought new Android device and now I want to transfer all the content/ just whatsapp to my new device. How do I do that ? ...
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Alternative to iTunes for Podcasts

I listen to podcasts using iTunes (my only reason to use it), and I am growing to hate it. Can someone suggest an alternative that: Will not download the podcast unless I specifically do so. Will ...
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iPod classic 1st gen - Transfer music to new computer

I used to use an old desktop to load music into my iPod. I no longer have access to it, but I now have iTunes on my laptop. How do I prevent all the music already on iPod from from being deleted when ...
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How do I sort songs in iTunes?

So I have searched and found some suggestions on this but nothing works. EDIT: I tagged as iPod Classic because that is what is plugged into my Windows PC as I'm trying to sort this songs are in a ...
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iPhone plays particular album staticky through a particular system

I have one album on my iPhone — A Perfect Circle, Mer De Noms — that sounds horrible when I play it through a particular system, my Harman/Kardon HK 3480 via AudioQuest Beetle (Bluetooth). It sounds ...
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How to turn off repeated prompts to sign in to itunes store from Apple ID that is not mine on iPhone

I keep getting repeated prompts, everytime I switch on wifi or connect to LTE I get a message that says: Enter the password for your Apple ID: misshammertime@yeah.net This is not my AppleID and ...
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Weird display of movie custom thumbnails in iTunes 12

I added custom artwork to many movies in my iTunes library. Recently those thumbnails started to behave weirdly. It did not start straight away with iTunes 12 but I did not have this problem with ...
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iPhone 5c is not found by iTunes

So, I've got a new iPhone SE and an old 5c and I wanna transfer/sync the old one into the new one. The "bring the new phone close to an old one" and sync by bluetooth doesn't cut it cuz it requires ...
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How to reset device passcode on iPad, as erase procedure doesn't seem to work?

My iPad (2.5yo) has a device passcode that I seem to have forgotten, and only way around seems to be to "erase" the device (by pressing Home and top power button together to hard-reset), but that ...
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Copying music from iPod to OneDrive for accessing via iTunes

I have an old iPod that has plenty of music on it. My iTunes on my Wintel laptop has all my songs on it, but when I click on a song, iTunes can't find it. So, I'm wondering if I can take my iPod, ...
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What possible data can I lose if I backup iPhone to iTunes and then restore?

I heard that restoring iOS could eliminate the Other category bloating problem. But I'm very OCD about all my data and have a lot of apps. Also I know that iTunes don't backup apps anymore (even with ...
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Where does iTunes store information about a podcast being subscribed?

Where does iTunes store information about a podcast being subscribed? ie. in which file on my hard drive is a value changed when I subscribe or unsubscribe to one particular podcast in iTunes? Note I'...
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If you backup your iPhone using iTunes, is it a full backup even if on the iCloud settings it's not?

I only have 5 GB of iCloud storage. So my iCloud backup settings on my iPhone, i didn't include Photos (cause I have 6 GB worth of photos). Now if I wanna do a full backup of my iPhone, does the ...
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/var/db/lockdown (deleted the lockdown file)

I have the problem with lockdown file on Mac. I totally deleted it instead of deleting files inside of it and now I can’t connect my IPhone through iTunes due to this. It says «ITunes couldn’t connect ...
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Safari and app updates issues on new Yosemite mac. Could it be because its an old OS?

Okay i managed to get a mid 2014 13 inch macbook pro that is sealed and new. It came out with yosemite os. Im afraid of updating my os cause i wanna use it how it came out the box and it might slow ...
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Bulk editing work/movement on Windows

I am trying to bulk edit a bunch of iTunes metadata based on the work and movement on Windows. Back when I had a Mac, this was possible with AppleScript; however, I don't think the JavaScript API has ...
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Sort by least played song

I have a playlist with ~200 songs, I use this playlist during my (1-2hr) workout, it seems that when I start the playlist I hear a few songs I heard the day before. I don't want to listen again to ...
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Content Restrictions

I was trying to download a song from iTunes, but a sign "this item can't be played because it contains explicit content" appeared on my screen. I allowed explicit content for Music in restrictions, ...
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How to Restore backup from external drive to itunes or iphone in Windows 8?

I back my iPhone up to My Windows 8. Since I don't have much space on my C: Drive, I moved my iTunes backup folder to an external drive (mklink/J "%APPDATA%\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup" "J:\...
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Just noticed tons of my songs are missing from my iTunes Library … what gives?

I have hundreds of CDs burned to my iTunes Library, and lots of individual songs I bought from the iTunes Store over the years. All legal. I have all of my music on my iPhone and that's where I ...
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On my Macbook Pro, iTunes keeps giving me a “sign in to the iTunes Store” popup (over 50 times).

I use iTunes just to back up my daughter's iPhone. I do not want to give it my Apple ID. When I start the program, I get a whack-a-mole series of popups. I have to click "cancel" many, many times ...
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AppleScript to check whether current Apple Music track is in library

There doesn't appear to be a property for tracks in iTunes to check whether the current track has already been added to the library. If I'm listening to somebody else's playlists, I want a script to ...
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Searching for “all” “rented for 0.99” on iTunes Store API?

So, I've been trying to figure out how to replicate 99rental.com behaviour (it fishes the "0.99$ rental of the week" for the U.S. iTunes Store) for the Finnish iTunes Store. So far I've gotten up to ...
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Mojave: Now playing widget no longer recognizes iTunes

In macOS Mojave the iTunes widget is gone and only the Now playing widget shows in the notification centre. Every other media system wide shows on the now playing widget except iTunes. If I press ...
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iPhone syncing to wrong device name in iTunes

I have an iPhone SE with iOS12, that was migrated from 5s a year ago, but in iTunes it shows its as iPhone 4s and iOS 8.3 and syncs to this. No other device is listed although it is in the Manage ...
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iTunes requesting password to create the very first iPhone backup

This question is similar to others e.g. here but I still can't find a solution. I am trying to back up my iPhone for the very first time on a brand new MacBook Pro. When I log in to iTunes to ...
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Apple music, subscription switch

I'm on the individual Subscription for Apple music right now, and I tried switching from individual to Student ( I do have a student ID and I am eligible). But whenever i do, It tells me that my ...
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Media keys behaviour with iTunes in macOS Mojave

Before I upgraded to Mojave, I was on High Sierra and I had an issue with the way the media keys worked with iTunes. Most people complained that whenever they had iTunes playing in the background and ...
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When buying an iTunes movie - A family member has already purchased this item at a lower quality

To preface: This is on an Apple TV without Home Sharing enabled. I am not aware of home sharing setup on any other Apple device. For the last two movies I have attempted to buy from iTunes, I have ...
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Converting M4A file to MP3 - Selected files could not be found

iTunes IOS 12.9 on PC I want to convert M4A files (in this case, audiobooks) to MP3. This is what happened. Changed the iTunes import settings to MP3. Selected the book. Selected File > Create MP3 ...
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Cannot Connect to App Store (Or iTunes)

I'm struggling to login to App store or iTunes. I found several posts on this issue already: Cannot Connect to the App Store macOS: Cannot connect to app store Cannot connect App Store after ...
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How do I stop my iPhone from autoplaying iTunes music on my car’s Bluetooth receiver?

I have an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 12.0 My vehicle has an aftermarket car audio head unit with Bluetooth connectivity. Whenever I enter my car and start the ignition, my phone will start playing ...
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Trying to update iPad to iOS 12 but hitting install doesn't do anything

I am trying to install the iOS 12.1 public beta I am on 11.1 on my iPad mini 4. When go to the software update page in the settings it offers me to install the 12.1 public beta but when I hit install ...
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iOS 12 replacement for default Music-app which can “remember playback position”

I upgrade from iPhone 4GS 16GB iOS 7.0.6 to iPhone 8 Plus 256GB iOS 12 so i can put all my audiobooks on my phone. but in new Music app remember playback position does not work anymore. In iTunes it ...
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Location of blocked numbers within iTunes backup

Tools such as iExplorer allow you to easily browse through an iTunes backup and it's contents, and then things like the plist command for converting preferences down to readable XML. Where would the ...
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If I change my iTunes payment method after making a purchase, which one is used?

As explained here, there is often a delay of anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days between an iTunes/App Store purchase being made and the payment going through. If I change my payment ...
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What could cause iTunes to be extremely slow to start playing songs?

After I shuffle the entire Songs library, iTunes on my Macbook Pro takes 5-10 seconds to shuffle to the next song, not all the time, but most of the time, accompanied with the Rainbow Icon I don't ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 - “You can't open the application ”iTunes“ because it is being update”

I was installing the updates for iTunes because I wanted to connect my iPhone to my Mac. However, I closed my MacBook prematurely since I didn't realise that they were still updating and now iTunes ...
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Broken link to iTunes keeps opening tabs on Firefox

What is wrong with this link? It keeps opening tabs as fast as it can. Warning, if you click on it do not blame me: itmss://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-compressor-just-set/id825584875?mt=8&ign-...
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Ipad Mini Not Restoring?

The pass-code has been entered incorrectly on my Ipad so many times that a screen showed up saying: Ipad is Disabled. Connect to Itunes I have tried two methods to restoring the Ipad. Connect the ...
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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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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 ...