Questions tagged [itunes-store]

Apple's digital media store. The store currently sells Music, Movies, TV Shows, Applications (Mac and iOS), iBooks, and more.

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Is there any way to get a generic (country-unrelated) iTunes link?

When copying links to stuff in iTunes or Mac App Store, I always get a countrycode-specific link. Is there any way to get a generic one? If not, will those links resolve to national-specific iTunes ...
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Is it possible to COMPLETELY delete a Book from my purchased books?

Yesterday, I saw that my brother has downloaded an "hentai" on my Mac (shame on me, I didn't lock it !) I deleted it, but it stays on my purchased books, and I don't want it ! Is it possible to ...
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How can I change the country of an iTunes account?

When I first set up my iTunes account, I didn't have a credit card, so I set it up as a US account, as this was the only way I could create one without a card (and thus use my iPod Touch). The ...
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How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?

I was running out space on the drive where I stored my iTunes media, because every time I opened iTunes, the application would immediately begin downloading TV shows I had purchased on my Apple TV. ...
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Do I have to wait days for my library to upload again after accidentally logging out of iTunes?

About 15hrs ago I accidentally logged out of iTunes on our main Mac. I literally realized my error straight away, so logged back in immediately and didn't think anything of it. I then redeemed two ...
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How to remove the “Could not connect to the iTunes store” error message when your network does not allow access to the iTunes Store

Since the last update, iTunes is unusable for me on my iMac, because with every song change it shows a "Could not connect to the iTunes Store" error message. My network at work does not allow access ...
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How can I download free apps without registering an Apple ID?

"This Apple ID has not been yet been used before in the iTunes Store. Tap review to sign in, then review your account information." I keep getting this message when I try to install free apps from ...
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iTunes Store Doesn't Recognize iTunes Library

About two weeks ago, iTunes stopped recognizing my iTunes library. I get this message when I go to either File → Library → Update iCloud Music Library or Update Genius: There is no such option under ...
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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I've changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else is fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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What happens to my purchased music if I cancelled my Apple Music subscription?

I have a big music library that I assembled through years of purchasing music from iTunes and CDs. I would like to give Apple Music a try but what happens to the music that I own? Particularly ...
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Change iTunes Store country and keep Apple Music library?

Is there a way to change the iTunes Store country and still keep the Apple Music library? Preferably in an automated way. The reason for asking is that the Apple support article on changing the ...
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How to obtain the direct link to a specific podcast episode in iOS iTunes Store?

My friend, on her iPhone, wants to email me an iTunes Music Store link directly to a specific episode of a podcast. She wants to do this without downloading any 3rd party apps. Problem is....at ...
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What's happens to credit in the non-Organizer account when you turn on Family Sharing?

I, my wife and my three kids all have apple devices and IDs. However, some of my kids have credit balances from gift cards. If I turn on Apple Sharing, can those gift balances still be spent?
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Can I pay for my Netflix subscription using iTunes credit?

Now that you can sign up for Netflix with your Apple ID and use that for billing, does that allow you to get it billed to your iTunes Credit rather than credit card?
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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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Free U2 album doesn't show up in music library, just iPod

In yesterday's (sep 9th 2014) Apple event, Tim Cook anounced Apple would offer as a gift the album "Songs of Innocence" by the Irish rock band U2. The iTunes Music Store said album was already "...
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iTunes 11 doesn't remember to show cloud purchases

On this particular computer, I use iTunes 11 only with my cloud purchases – I don't have any music stored locally. Very often (but not always), when I launch iTunes, it comes up with an empty library ...
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If I have family-sharing do I have to buy everything through it?

If my family has family sharing, do I have to use the family credit card for every purchase, or can I buy some things on my own for my personal use and other things through the family sharing?
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Changing my iTunes account details

I have a UK account but have relocated to Australia. I'm trying desperately to change my account details but the system won't let me as I have £10 credit on my UK account. I don't mind losing the £10 ...
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Which US Apple stores accept iTunes Gift Cards?

From time to time, retailers will discount iTunes Store Gift Cards and I'm tempted to stock up since discounts are enticing ways to shop. It appears that Apple has three sorts of gift cards available ...
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Verification required when attempting to purchase free app

When I'm trying to install a free app on my iPod, it'll say: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify your payment info. Why do I see this when it'...
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Payment verification

When I go to download free apps it says it wants a payment method. I have already changed my settings to "none" like everyone says to do. But it still asks for one. How do I get it to stop asking for ...
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Understanding Apple's per-ID 10-device limit

I am confused about Apple's 10-device-per-Apple-ID limit. I am an Apple fanatic who owns tons of Apple devices, past and present, and uses nearly all of them on different occasions for different ...
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In iTunes Store, how can you view the full name?

When I'm looking in the store (iTunes U, specifically), many of the titles are cut off, ending in "..." I thought the standard "hold the cursor over the text" would show a little window with the ...
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How do I gift a book from the iBookstore?

On the iTunes Store, you can gift people music, apps, etc. by clicking on the down arrow next to the buy button and choosing Gift This .... That option, however, is not available on books in the ...
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Can I use one Apple ID for Apple Music and another for iTunes & App Store?

Let us suppose I want to use a shared Apple ID for logging into iTunes & App Store, in order to share music and app purchases with a friend. But let us also suppose that, despite this, my friend ...
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iPhone and iPad apps have gone missing since update

When I updated to the most recent iPhone software last year, my phone had trouble getting the update and after resetting it and trying to restore it, I still have a number of apps that I can't find. ...
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How to use different accounts (of different countries) for iTunes and iBookstore on iPhone or iPad?

Simply stated, it is I bought quite a bit of Music and Movies from my native country (be it Hong Kong, France, Italy, etc). However, the iBookstore for that country has very few books on the ...
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Is there a third-party iTunes store browser?

I like browsing through the iTunes store's music content, but I really don't like the UI on the macOS iTunes store application (Macbook Pro). Is there a third-party app that emulates the iTunes store (...
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Can I use an iTunes gift card to pay for something I bought yesterday and avoid a credit card charge?

I need to buy something today via iTunes. However, I have gift cards arriving tomorrow that I had initially planned on using to buy this item. If I do end up buying it today, will I be able to use the ...
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Can I use my Apple ID to download apps I've purchased onto a friend's iOS device?

Im buying an iphone for my friend, which knows nothing about technology, im planning to download apps for him. Can i use my apple id store and download what I already purchased with my iphone (so ...
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How do I stop a monthly charge of $5.04 from APL*ITUNES I don't want?

I have a monthly charge of $5.04 from APL*ITUNES for what, I don't know. I want it stopped. What can I do to find out what it is for and ultimately how to stop the recurring charge?
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iTunes: How to transfer a music purchase between two Apple IDs?

I bought an album off of iTunes on my phone, and now my mom wants to listen to it. The problem is I bought the songs using my apple ID on my phone, and her iTunes is under a different account. Q: Is ...
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separate apple IDs on same email address

our two kids have got ipod touches for Christmas. I tried to get them separate Apple ID accounts but it said because we had the same email address we could only have the one Apple ID. Is there a way ...
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Why is my new Apple TV suddenly not showing my purchased TV shows?

A few days ago, my new Apple TV stopped showing me my purchased TV shows. When I select the TV Shows app on the home screen, and click on the “Purchased” tab, I get a spinner that never goes away. ...
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How can I hide the Biography and Similar Artists panel in iTunes?

For one of the artists on my iTunes music library, I've purchased music from iTunes Store. With iTunes 12, there's now a Biography panel and Similar Artists panel on the right that I can't get rid of -...
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What's causing iTunes to randomly display a 4002 error?

Once every day or two, iTunes seemingly randomly displays a 4002 error: This is particularly puzzling to me, as the majority of the time (if not always) iTunes is in the background, and has been for ...
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How do I know what iTunes credit is for?

So I have "2 Credits" showing on the top right of the iTunes Store screen. I've purchased music, but that hasn't changed the number of credits. Are the credits specifically to be used for certain ...
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Why aren't iTunes Store links opening from Chrome and Edge?

I'm trying to open iTunes links from the web in Windows 10. Whenever I click on a "View in iTunes" link in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, I get sent to a page saying I should download and install ...
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What Internet connection speed do you need to watch iTunes's 4K movies?

I'm looking for ballpark figures for what 4K movies from iTunes use in terms of network bandwidth. Is this documented or something that's a known range?
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Is there a way to view iTunes Store purchase history on a regular internet browser?

Is there a way to view iTunes Store purchases without using iTunes? My bank account shows several music purchases I'm not aware of and I would like to verify them but currently don't have access to my ...
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Can I get the source code from an IPA?

How do I get source code or classes .m and .h files for .ipa files?
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How do i transfer apps from one iPhone to another

How do i transfer apps from one iPhone to another. in Android we do the same using Zapya, where we can send applications. is there any way in Iphone for the same?
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Is it possible to consolidate music bought from iTunes Stores in different countries in a single device?

My main account is on the Canadian iTunes Store but I would like to buy albums that are only available on the Japanese and UK iTunes and have everything together on an iPad. Is it possible to switch ...
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Apple Music - Allowing Explicit Content Disabled

I've just started using Apple Music and searched for Metallica. And most of their albums are greyed out. After sometime searching for the answer i could see that all the Albums with the Explicit ...
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How to change credit card data for Apple ID?

How can I change my credit card data? My credit card was stolen and I want to use a new one for paying apps. I don't know how to do that.
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iOS 7 Apps on iPad show up as installed but are not actually installed

I have a few apps that appear to be installed on my iPad running iOS 7 but are not actually installed. For instance, the app is no where on any home screen or inside any folder, but visiting the App ...
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Does iTunes in the Cloud apply to Movie Rentals?

I rented a movie from iTunes on my Mac running OS X 10.8. I was under the assumption that it would be available on my iPhone (iOS 6) and iPad (iOS 6) to stream or download but it isn't. It doesn't ...
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How do I retrieve songs hidden in the iCloud with iTunes 11.0.4?

My younger sister bought a few pop songs on my mom's computer (which is not an Apple but she has iTunes on it), and because of the iCloud they showed up on my computer as well. I really can't stand ...
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Trying to update WhatsApp with new Apple ID

Trying to update WhatsApp with new Apple ID. When I enter my password, it keeps saying my account is disabled. So I have to reset it, and when I reset it, the same problem exist.