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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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Is there a way to configure iTunes on a Mac to wake up another Mac to access its music collection?

macOS pleasantly has a few on-demand wake-up-from-sleep features, most notably that a wireless keyboard or mouse/trackpad will wake up a Mac attached through Bluetooth. The music scenario is less ...
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Catalina import iTunes Library.xml from Music app

I formatted my Mac Catalina beta, because I expected the redesigned Music app to successfully import iTunes Library.itl file from Time Machine Backup. However, when I import > select the file, ...
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Will macOS Catalina's new features work with older iOS devices? [closed]

I have two older iOS devices: an 1st generation iPad Mini (Model MD530LL/A, running iOS version 9.3.5) and an iPod Touch (also running 9.3.5). Neither of these devices can be upgraded to a newer ...
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Can I sync podcasts from the iPhone to my PC's iTunes? (not the other way around)

Back in the iPod days, I used to download podcasts in my PC with iTunes, then sync them to the iPod. Now that I use an iPhone, I download the podcasts directly on the phone, but I'd like to sync them ...
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Where are images metadata and album data stored on iPhone? and how to extract them?

I am trying to connect to my iPhone via iTunesMobileDevice.dll and other libraries provided by iTunes. So far I am able to reach the file system and copy images from iPhone. However images are stored ...
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How to recover app purchases/account that my gamecenter and appleid paid for purchases in [duplicate]

Not a duplicate question, I have full access to my apple-id and have not lost a device. I want to know for apps that do not use appleid to sync, how do i restore purchases to a device. App reinstalled ...
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How do I stop iTunes from re-syncing to iPhone?

I would like to upload voice memos from my iPhone to my computer using iTunes, and then delete them from my iPhone to save space. However, after deleting my voice memos from my iPhone, it seems that ...
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iPad is disabled , connect to iTunes

Hi my iPad is locked due to multiple wrong passcode entries by my kids. Can you suggest how to unlock that? I am not sure on what version of iOS my iPad is running. I am not able to connect to iPad ...
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remove track number from start of song name iTunes

I just imported my own folder of audio files into iTunes. Now every song is prepended with a track number, 01, 02, ... 18, etc. How do I remove these? Other albums don't have this (despite the files ...
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how to add iTunes album artwork in Mojave

I do right click > Album Info > Artwork > Add Album Artwork, then I choose a picture (jpg) and then hit "OK" but the artwork isn't added.
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Restoring iPhone 5

I have an iPhone 5 that I tried to restore iOS 10.3.3 to. I have made sure that the .ipsw file matches the phone, and have updated iTunes. In iTunes, I get this error when I try to restore or update (...
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Unable to view Trash on APFS-formatted external drive

I am on macOS Mojave running iTunes with its library stored on an external drive. Both my main machine and external drive are formatted in APFS. When I delete a song on iTunes, the file never gets ...
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High Sierra Airplay Problems

I've been using a Mac running Sierra with an Airplay 2 capable Denon home cinemas amp for several months without any major problems. After upgrading to High Sierra I've run into two VERY annoying ...
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Music on iPhone not showing up in iTunes on macOS

If I connect my iPhone to my Mac via USB cable, iTunes launches and shows the iPhone icon in the toolbar. But if I click that, no content whatsoever is displayed under the "On My Device" header (...
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How can I recover an iTunes backup with iCloud Music Library enabled?

Long story, but my iTunes library got totally ruined. All of my older manually added and purchased songs are fine, but my Apple Music songs (so basically all of my music from the last 5 years) is just ...
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Repair iTunes (12.9.5) on Mojave (10.14.5)

A few months ago, I successfully removed iTunes from my machine using the accepted answer for this question: Disabling / Uninstalling iTunes on macOS Mojave In short, via the command sudo rm -rf /...
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Can I have a library with iCloud Music Library enabled and one with it disabled?

I don't want to enable iCloud Music Library on my iTunes library for a few reasons. I have carefully curated a fairly large library and I don't want it to get mingled with stuff from Apple Music. I'...
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Importing CDA song files into iTunes

I have a mac without a disc drive on it, I also have some CDA files on my computer that need to be interpreted into an audio format that is more compatible with modern music programs so that I'm ...
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Combine separated live photos with different time stamp

I'm a traveler around the world which makes the date of my pictures a disaster. And the date are all wronged during the movement of the files. For example: the .heic file has the date: April 4th, and ...
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Is there any way to create an iTunes smart playlist with a user defined text field as the condition?

I'm using iTunes 12.8 with Yate by 2manyrobots (https://2manyrobots.com/yate/) to manage metadata for a library of approx 50k AIFF tracks. Yate has the ability to retrieve data from Discogs and ...
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Can't locate App Store in iTunes for macOS

Every time I launch iTunes on my Mac, there is no App Store item in it and I can't access the apps that I have launched on the App Store. .
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Temporarily use a 16GB iPhone restoring data from a 64gb iPhone back up

I have to send my iPhone 64GB to repair and I will have to temporary use a 16GB device. The same problem was described in this post, but I am actually struggling to understand how to practically ...
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Batch edit ID3 music tags using custom algorithm

I like to keep my iTunes library organised and all files well-tagged, so I often spend enjoyable yet unreasonably long amounts of time editing all the ID3 tags manually. Call it OCD or perfectionism, ...
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Oddly named iTunes tracks appearing occasionally

I have, at least twice now, noticed tracks appearing at the top of my "unplayed" tracks list with odd numerical names (e.g. -3510047907225546160.m4p) with little other information besides being AAC ...
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Can't add items to iTunes library

Starting this morning, every time I try to add an item to my iTunes library, a blank window appears. I can close it, and in the main iTunes window there's an exclamation mark in the top right corner. ...
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Itunes sees, but won't load other user's shared library

I'm stumped. My computer, Lothlorien, shares my iTunes library to the local network. My wife's computer, Gutenberg, can 'see' my library in the drop down ribbon top left (Music...) but if she ...
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Podcasts won't play automatically

In iTunes, I download podcasts and put them into a podcast playlist. This list consists of episodes of many different podcasts. I load my podcast playlist onto my iPhone. How can I get my iPhone to ...
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Open iTunes links in Web Browser

On Google Chrome running on Windows 10, is it possible to open iTunes links in the browser rather than trying to open the iTunes desktop client? I don't want to start this heavyweight software for the ...
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iTunes not converting song entirely / skip to the next one when playing

When using iTunes for AAC conversion, sometime only a part of the song is converted (also, when playing the song, iTunes does not plays it entirely and skip to the next one before the end). But when ...
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Transfer a voice memo in iPhone directly into Music app

I want to play the voice memos using Music app on my iPhone as it has a loop feature which the Voice Memos app doesn't. But right now the only way I've been able to do it is by AirDropping from Voice ...
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Inplace upgrade/replace of old mp3 files using iTunes Match

I have my old files organized in a directory structure like "{album artist} - {album title} (year)" and I would like to upgrade all 128kbps tracks to 256kbps. I already tried the available method ...
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Songs in iTunes missing date (year)

I have quite a few songs in iTunes (and am a Match subscriber), which don’t show the song year. They are matched, and all other data looks fine. Is there any simple way to retrieve bulk year data, to ...
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iPhone Wi-Fi Sync not working

I have a long running problem with Wi-Fi Sync and haven't been able to solve it. My iPhone will not sync over Wi-Fi. On my iPhone, when I go to Settings app → General iTunes Wi-Fi Sync, the Sync Now ...
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Specific contacts syncing only caches with iOS from MacOS, in Itunes? Where are they?

I use MacOS 10.13.6 (on MBP15" 2014) Contacts.app to sync to my iPhone 7 (lots of room available) running iOS 12.2 (current). The phone will no longer update contacts except through iCloud, which I ...
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Limiting iOS app update to stores in specific countries

We have an iOS app that is available worldwide. If we limit it to UK App Store only, and send a new update of the app on the App Store, will existing users in other countries get the update too? Or ...
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New iPhone, took a few nice pictures, then restored with the data of old iPhone. Pictures gone - help!

Bought new iPhone, took a few nice pictures with girlfriend, then proceeded to restore with the data of old iPhone. Pictures gone now. Can I get them back somehow? The pictures were not backed up by ...
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iTunes 12: How Do I Fix a Problem with a Podcast That iTunes Quit Downloading Episodes For?

iTunes quit downloading episodes for one of my subscribed podcasts. The episodes are listed in the iTunes Store but they no longer download. I tried deleting the podcast and resubscribing but it quits ...
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Why are the stars not visible in iTunes?

I want to rate a Podcast and had a hard time finding the stars which are not displayed in my macOS iTunes. Using Windows I managed to find out where they are. Is this disabled in macOS iTunes or is it ...
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Senior Apple Customer Service Contact Required

I’ve currently got an issue with Apple that issue being that I’m attempting to recover purchases that I’ve paid money to Apple for an Apple ID that I’ve forgotten the password to. Unfortunately I ...
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iPad 4 is Disabled Error 3600 iOS 10.3.3

I have an iPad 4 that I haven't used for so long that I forgot the PIN. After too many tries now my iPad is disabled and now it requires iTunes to fix. (Error Showing: iPad is Disabled Connect to ...
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I recover my latest photos? [duplicate]

I accidentally clicked "restore a backup" on iTunes when suddenly all my latest photos were deleted instead my past and deleted photos and videos were restored back and I wasn't able to back up my ...
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Can more than 10 devices be associated with one Apple iTunes account?

I'm not an active user of Apple devices, and researching this for a project. I'm trying to have a group of MP3 players for shared use with a shared library. I wouldn't care if it costed more, but I'd ...
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How do I move a music collection

Sorry for what must be a very simple question but how would I move all the tunes I have on my laptop to an external drive connected to the laptop. Storage has become an issue and the laptop is ...
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Why can't I import AAC files downloaded with youtube-dl into iTunes?

When I download a song with youtube-dl into AAC, then I cannot import it into iTunes. iTunes doesn't give an error. It just ignores it. youtube-dl -x --audio-format aac https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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How to create a Playlist from Beats 1 “on demand” radio episode

How to create a playlist with all the songs from an old (pre-recorded) Beats 1 (on-demand) episode? I have done it before by listening to the entire show. Paying attention each time a new song comes ...
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See connected device log on iTunes?

is it possible to see a history list of devices I have connected to my computer on iTunes so far? The other day I connected a device and I would like to see if that was logged somewhere.
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Why doesn't iTunes allow to search for podcasts related to Uyghurs?

It just occurred to me while trying to locate an old podcast on Uyghurs that iTunes doesn't allow to filter your podcasts based on that word, but allows to filter podcasts for other words such as ...
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iTunes Sync Calendars does not show Outlook

I want to sync my iPhone calendars with Outlook via iTunes. Here are the instructions from Microsoft support Office, which require iTunes. Step four says: Under Calendars, click Sync calendars ...
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iMac does not play any sound

Sounds on my iMac stopped playing, also it seems that I have a problem with iTunes and Voice Memos app, iTunes won't start and shows an error message with code 9405, and Voice Memos simply crashes! I ...
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How can I securely erase an iPod Classic?

I have an iPod Classic 120GB model A1238 (Everymac.com) that I'd like to ebay. I discovered how to perform a restore both with and without a Mac. However, afterward my name still appears in the ...