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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Issues when playing through bluetooth speaker (youtube mutes)

I listen to iTunes via Archt One BT speaker I pause iTunes, try to play youtube video and there is no sound while youtube stil playing "muted", I then play iTunes again and both can be heard this ...
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iPhone asks 'Trust This Computer' again

(I am on macOS 10.14.6 and iOS 12.4) I am certain that I have trusted my Mac before. Without the latter trust, I can also access the phone in iTunes. I have tried reset "Location and Privacy" on my ...
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iTunes/Music standard music organization? & how to repair?

I don't know whether Apple changed the design, but I find that I have directories of both …/iTunes/iTunes Media/Music/(artist) and …/iTunes/iTunes Media/(artist) Many albums have a subset of their ...
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Podcast artwork shows in Apple Podcasts and iTunes but not on iPhone

I submitted my first podcast to Apple Podcasts. The RSS feed has this tag for the icon: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><rss xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/...
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My list of songs from iTunes file changes when I put them on Garageband [closed]

I do not want Garageband to put my songs in alphabetical order but left in the order I had them. How do I get them to stay in the same order I had them?
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iPhone 4 won't restore

No matter what I try, it always goes into recovery mode (Connect to iTunes screen) after restoring the device. The progress bar under the Apple logo becomes full, the device reboots, then it goes back ...
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My Mac plays songs and videos despite being paused

My Mac 10.14.6 starts playing songs on Spotify, opens iTunes, and plays songs multiple times / minute. If I have a Youtube tab, my computer starts playing the video. I pause the video, but it starts ...
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ITunes gift card

Good morning. Is it possible to change currency from dollar to rand,but I have to buy iTunes gift card and send to a friend for her to transfer into my bank account? Is it possible?
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Is it possible to backup an iOS 7.1.2 device on OSX 10.12, 10.13, or 10.15?

I have an old iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 that I want to backup and sync the photos off of. I have a macOS 10.12, 10.13 and 10.15 device that I was hoping to backup to (if I have to I can try to dig up ...
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iTunes keeps telling me I've been disconnected from iCloud Music Library

I'm on a Windows 10 PC using the iTunes app. A couple of days ago I followed some steps I saw on this forum to fix the "Genius can't be updated because iTunes doesn't recognize your iCloud Music ...
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Home Sharing from Mac to Mac is stuck at song start

I have a Mac Mini serving as my home media server. I setup Home Sharing, and I can see my library on all my other devices at home. My entire collection is without any DRM, and it's all ALAC (some 24 ...
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Double-clicking on a song in Finder launches Music.app but doesn't play it

Back in the day of iTunes, when double-clicking on a song in Finder it oppened iTunes and started playing it. Now, using Music, the same action only open Music and copies the song into it. Then I have ...
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Can't sign into iTunes on Mac 10.7.5

I can open the iTunes app and it seems to be working as normal, but whenever I try to sign in it gives me two error messages, one after the other. first - "We could not complete your iTunes ...
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iPod Classic and MacBook 2020

I have just bought one of the new MacBooks which will cause me to jump a few version of iTunes. I believe that the new separated style wont work for syncing an iPod Classic. Does anyone have any ...
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Catalina import Library.xml into music app?

I have two itunes libraries. One is on Catalina and has a bunch of music. One is on Windows and has a bunch of different music. On the Windows machine I exported the Library xml file and copied the ...
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iPhone 5 unable to connect to operating server/system

Translation: "couldn't operate the iPhone, because cannot connect to the operating server/system. try to connect the iPhone to iTunes to turn it on again, or try again in a few minutes." I ...
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Is there any way to restore only whatsapp data from encrypted itune backup?

I have changed my iPhone from iPhone7 32Gb to iPhone7 128Gb. I backed up my old iPhone running iOS 13.5 using iTunes and try to restore that backup in new iPhone running iOS 14.0.1. the problem is ...
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music playlists disappear

anyone know a fix to stop this from happening? Apple says known issue...... 1st pic shows settings in Music and phone in iPhone Finder. I sync all playlists to Phone. The next 2 pics show what ...
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The iPhone could not be updated. An unknown error occurred (4013) - Is there still a way to solve?

Today my iPhone X got stuck at a logo-flash-loop. After searching for some information with Google I tried the "voldown+volup" restart way. The infinite logo loop did stop but I still can't access my ...
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Transfer private MP3 files from my PC to my iPhone SE 2020

tl;dr: I want to add my own .mp3 files (and audiobook etc.) to my iPhone SE 2020. After selecting File > Add to Library and selecting file in iTunes for PC, files are added, but nothing happens ...
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Authorise my iPhone SE 2020 to see it among devices in iTunes for Windows

tl;dr I am using the same Apple account / AppleID on both my iPhone SE 2020 and iTunes for Windows 10. Yet, Windows version of iTunes does not see this iPhone among my devices and "Sync" ...
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Moving pictures from Mac to iPad without iTunes

MacPro 5.1 running Yosemite 10.10.5 and iTunes 12.8.1.3. iPad Pro, 2015 model now running 14.1. Until the 14.1 update, the iPad was happy to transfer a folder of pictures from the Mac to the iPad via ...
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Backup/Archive a particular version of an app

How can I archive a my currently installed app version (particular version) of an iOS app (=export IPA file?) I am aware that apple removed the App Store from iTunes and that apps are not part of the ...
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Restoring Saved Webpages on Home Screen from Backup

I ran into an update issue with my iPad, and took it to the Apple store to fix it. When I got there, an employee said that I could only recover from the issue by resetting my iPad. After he reset it, ...
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“Trust request error” 0xE8000003 when connecting iPhone to Mac

When I connect my iPhone SE to my MacBook (Catalina 10.15.7) and open the Finder tab for the iPhone I am asked whether the Computer should trust this phone. When I click the button "Trust" I ...
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How do I purchase music albums in the new Music app

Last month I could use iTunes to search for music albums and purchase the whole album or specific tracks off the album. I recently got a new iMac running Catalina. iTunes has been replaced with the ...
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My PC has over 200 GB of free storage but iTunes won't back up my iPhone with 64 GB

I have an iPhone 6s with 64 GB of storage, all of which is used. I'm using iTunes version 12.10.6.2 on a Window 10 laptop. When I try to back up my iPhone using iTunes, I get the message "iTunes could ...
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remove all songs from iPhone that aren't in any playlists via iTunes

Every time I remove a song from a playlist on PC, then sync to iPhone via iTunes, the playlist is updated (i.e. it doesn't include the removed song), but the song is still in the library. That adds up ...
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Decrypt iPod Music Files

I recently moved computers and don't have all my music in my iTunes (and honestly don't need it there anymore). I have all my music on my iPod and while I know how to get the music files off of it, ...
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Set default music app

Can I change the default music app on OS X? When I accidentally press the play/pause button on my headset it opens the Music app (formerly part of iTunes), which I never use or plan to use ever. I ...
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Problems in restore backups to iPhone from PC

My dad wanted me to update his iPhone X to iOS 14, so I tried to, and iTunes in the PC gave some error about connecting to the iPhone (unfortunately I don't have the exact message error), so then I ...
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Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached

So yesterday I went to sleep and I saw an update. I didn't update since I couldn't be bothered, but when I woke up and turned on my iPhone it said update completed. But when I tried to activate it I ...
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why Music app in Catalina doesn't play music in usb connected iPod Touch 6th

I have a MacBook Pro 2016 with Mac OS Catalina, however when I used Mac OS High Sierra, I could play the music in my iPod Touch 6th (usb connected) in iTunes, but now, in Catalina, Music App show me ...
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How can I burn an Apple Music playlist onto a CD?

Looking to burn a CD and use songs from Apple Music. Can I do this with only iTunes? Do I need 3rd party software?
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How can I Create a Playlist on my iPod without Apple Music and without iTunes

So iTunes is gone but I still have iPods and like to create playlists on them. But I can't figure out how without subscribing to Apple Music. You can sync music but it appears only as songs and not ...
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Getting error -1426 when trying to transfer files from iPhone via iTunes File Sharing

I'm getting error -1426 when trying to transfer files from iPhone via iTunes File Sharing. I'm on iOS 12.4 and macOS 10.14.6. iPhone is XS Max 256GB and Mac is MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) ...
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music app to monitor a USB drive

I have a USB stick of thousands of songs which I want to be able to play on my work laptop (macos). Ideally I want to set up the "Music app" (renamed iTunes) so that it will monitor the USB ...
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Forcing iTunes to search for multiple missing tracks

In the past, when I played a missing track in iTunes (under OS X), it would first ask whether I wanted to manually locate it, then would ask whether it should search for additional missing tracks in ...
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iPhone 4S, Forever recover mode?

I have an iPhone 4S, and it is in recovery Mode, and when I want to restore it, error (1) pop-up. like in photos below I did search on Internet, people say it's an electronic part issue, is it true?
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How can I change the SMB server address my Music files are on?

I store my iTunes library (now Music.app) on a Samba server. The server's DNS name has changed, but the volume/share name has not. The share is called Media and is mounted at /Volumes/Media However, I ...
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Is there any reason that iTunes Home Sharing might exclude some voice memos from remote view?

I have one Mac running as a server for the house. It is running High Sierra, thus media sharing is being done by iTunes rather than the newer Music.app. While home sharing is working fine for all my ...
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How do I download songs in a playlist in Music?

I used to be able to download all of the songs in a playlist from iCloud at once in Music, but the download button is no longer showing in the playlist title area it used to. It does show next to ...
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iPad cannot be restored due to 15 min timeout (recovery mode)

I have forgotten my passcode and have tried to restore my iPad(8th 32gb wifi) by this instruction. It reboots after 15 minutes and iTunes on my PC says me "Waiting for Ipad..." or "...
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All the filenames of the songs in a Music.app playlist

I wrote a shell script to get the filenames of songs having a certain text in the comment tag. But apparently the tag is encrypted or something—grep -l string file cannot find any, and omitting the -...
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iPhone is stuck in Recovery Mode with full storage

I was trying to update my iPhone X (GSM) from iOS 12.3.1 to iOS 14.0.1 The following steps was carried: 1- Downloading the latest firmware ipsw (size 4.61 GB) from iPhone10,3,iPhone10,6_14.0....
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Whited00r 7.1 on iPod 2G MB model iTunes error 6 when restoring

So I am trying to get Whited00r 7.1 on my iPod Touch 2G MB using iTunes on MacOS Mojave.I used the installation guide and used the included iREB for Mac to put it in pwned DFU mode.So I put it in ...
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Permissions errors after weird Time Machine restored backup

I made a time machine backup of everything that was in /Mac/Users/MYUSER/ and nothing else. I then erased my drive and reinstalled MacOS. When I tried to restore from my Time Machine Backup, it made a ...
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How to use iPhone to Store and Organize Photos Outside of Photos Camera Roll

The main issue I’m trying to solve is that when photos are transferred to the iPhone’s "Photos" via iTunes syncing, the picture gets transformed. To verify that, sync a photo using iTunes to get it ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it's time to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this thread, but there is no solution: https://...
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How do I move iTunes synchronised photos out of the 'From My Mac' section on iPhone?

I've synchronised many of my photos to my iPhone using iTunes on Windows. However, they are not compatible with iCloud Photos nor any other app such as Google Photos since all the photos are stuck in ...

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