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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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Accidentally backed up phone on somebody else's iTunes, please help

I was trying to help my parents out with backing up, updating and transferring their old phones to new phones. I completed my mothers back-up and transfer without issue. However, when I went to back-...
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Can I add lyrics to songs and have them synced with the song?

As of now, I can just copy paste row lyrics, which won't sync with the song! Edit: I'm on Windows 10 Pro, Version 2004, Build 19541. iTunes is the iTunes64Setup.exe file install, not the Microsoft ...
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Do not open Apple Music when pressing a media key

How do I prevent Apple Music from opening when pressing a media key? If I have Sonos or Spotify opened, the media keys control them as they should. If they are closed, annoyingly, Apple Music opens, ...
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iTunes Spinning Beachball after Airport Express Update; Mojave iMac

This may or may not have anything to do with the Airport Express update, but... When I open iTunes and click on a song, that beachball shows up. Sometimes I wait and finally Force Quit it and start ...
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What makes a song 'explicit' in Apple's eyes…?

What causes Apple to mark a song as explicit...? I would have thought that the criteria would be sexual references or swear words, but e.g. Aerosmith's "Dream On" is classified by Apple as 'explicit'...
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Can iPhone back up to iTunes over wifi automatically?

I know that my iPhone 8 can back itself up to iTunes over wifi. It has successfully done so whenever I've manually hit the button in iTunes to back it up immediately. In iTunes the iPhone is set to "...
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Attention- *Komplete Kontrol MK2-49 S/Logic Pro X-Core processor /Komplete 11 12 [closed]

SecurityI am trying to get my Mac working again like it was before updating the Os to Catilina.I am a producer and professional recording artist with a deadline.I notified Apple that Native ...
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Contradictory messages about restoring to a spare device

My iPhone 4S died and I need its contents (e.g. authenticator app to log in to customer systems). I have a backup from 2019/12/31 on my MacBook, so I want to restore it to an identical spare device we ...
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Why is iTunes displaying random junk characters when I try to verify my billing information?

I get garbled/garbage characters (weird font?) when I try to manage payment methods (I can't get past this screen to purchase a song*): I also got this screen at one point trying to open an apple ...
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Will Catalina stream movies (etc) to a 3rd Generation Apple TV box?

I have one of the older, 3rd generation Apple TV boxes, (the sort that came with a clicky remote, not a swipey one). I regularly use it to watch movies and TV shows served up by a Mac currently ...
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Where are my phone's apps stored on my Mac?

A long time ago, when iTunes backed up my iPhone to my Mac, I could then search my Mac and find all the individual app files inside a subfolder of the "iTunes" folder in my "Music" folder. But that ...
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Can I use Apple Store Connect to retrieve reports that I used to retrieve from Itunes Connect

I have musics published on Itunes and AppleMusic, which I managed catalogs and financial data at https://itunesconnect.apple.com/. Unfortunately, the API really sucks. Do you guys know if I can use ...
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Do I still need my iTunes directory?

After upgrading to Catalina and the Music App I have two directories: iTunes and Music When I launch the app I noticed all my Music has the cloud icon (as I use iTunes Match) so its not downloaded ...
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How to manually upgrade iTunes library to Music.app library on macOS Catalina?

I have a smaller iTunes library on an internal SSD and larger one on an external drive. I have upgraded to macOS Catalina. The smaller music library has been upgraded, the larger one hasn't. How ...
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Lost Playlists in Music.app

Sometime this week I suddenly lost static playlists in my Music (née iTunes( Library. The last static playlist in my list is "MP3 Releases", but I previously had additional playlists such as "Music to ...
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How to get Music to notice changes in mp3s, speficially album covers

I have 2 Macs and I'd like to sync my music collection between them. I organize my music files myself so the options to "Consolidate files" and "Reorganizes files in the folder Media.localized" are ...
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One-time purchase iTunes album?

I've been trying to download some WOODKID to my iTunes library. I don't see how to do this: looks like I need to subscribe to Apple Music? Is one-time purchase no longer possible? How am I meant to ...
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Does Apple use your PayPal or gift card first?

I want to purchase something on the app store but I'm not sure if it will charge my gift card or PayPal?
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How to retrieve photos back after iTunes backup upload in iPhone 7 and iOS 13?

I have an iPhone 7 and i installed a backup which belongs to a few days ago. But i had several photos important i took yesterday. But i most probably didn't back them up. Is it still possible to bring ...
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“this Apple ID has not y used with the iTunes Store tap to review ” when I tap review nothing happens what do I do? [duplicate]

i just got a iPad mini and I set it all up. Tried to download free apps but kept saying "this Apple ID has not yet been used with iTunes Store tap to review" when I tap review nothing happens what do ...
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iPhone 6 Plus recovery sticking on “iPhone is disabled” message

I am trying to restore/reset an Apple iPhone 6 Plus which has had the password entered incorrectly too many times. I have plugged it into my laptop for the first time and entered iPhone Recovery Mode....
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What configuration does a router/firewall need for iTunes Wifi Sync to work?

First, a caveat: I'm using pfsense and am frustrated with it's "auto" rules being hidden. I think I've negated everything it's trying to do, but I cannot be sure as I'm not at 'god level' with it ...
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Where to find older versions of iTunes? [closed]

Where can I find a version of iTunes older than 12.7 for Mac or Windows? I have both a Windows 10 PC and a MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave.
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Can I re-download the Songs of Innocence download I once had without an Apple Music subscription?

I used to have the U2, Songs of Innocence album on my phone, that was a free download from Apple in 2014. (This was slightly controversial at the time.) I can't see it on my iPhone X, running 13.3 in ...
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How do I play an mp3 on my iPad?

I'm not trained on iOS and my iPad 6th Gen is the only Apple product I own. iOS version is 13.3. I have downloaded the app called, "Music" I have downloaded Readdle Documents. Using Documents, I ...
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Make media key control only one app

I want to use my media keys exclusively for Spotify. Currently, media keys have undefined behaviour - sometimes they control to most recent active media app (vlc, youtube), sometimes they control two ...
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How to sync Home Videos on TV app from macOS Catalina 10.15 to iPhone?

Since the update to Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina) split the iTunes app into Music, TV, and Podcasts I can no longer transfer home videos from my Mac to my iPhone. I used to do this by: Adding the home ...
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Can't update or uninstall iTunes for Windows

Whenever I try to uninstall or update iTunes on my Windows computer, it just says: The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try again, or enter an ...
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Sync photo albmus between Mac and iPhone

I am having this problem already a few months now and I wonder why there isn't any solution for it because it belongs to the basics of photos. I am talking about photo albums. And by an photo album I ...
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How to listen to these downloaded BBC radio shows with Catalina?

For years I have been downloading radio shows from the BBC, tagging them as 'podcasts' and putting them into iTunes. With the Catalina update these files no longer seem to be listenable! The Podcasts ...
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Does apple store my credit card information including name card number

Hello community, i recently bought an apple developer account and paid $99 for it. This is annual subscription, which will be renewed every year. My question is does apple stored my ...
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iPhone Restore process

Have taken the back up of iphone to replace the battery of phone. After replacing battery, need to restore the phone back. The iPhone back is stored at default location. iPhone backup size is 114 GB....
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How to restore disabled iPad not visible in Finder on Catalina?

This is similar to "iPad is disabled, connect to iTunes" I have a disabled ipad. Music in 10.15.1 does not see the device. What recorse do I have to either get to touchpad or reset to ...
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iTunes suddenly not syncing books, but they're still on my iPad

Devices in use: 2011 iMac running macOS Sierra and iTunes 12.8.2.3, iPad 3 (Retina) running iOS 6. It's been a month or two since I have needed to sync any books to my iPad, but today when I went to ...
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Transfering all photos from old iPad

I have an iPad 3rd gen (running iOS 9.3.6) and the new iPad 7th gen. I am trying to get all the pictures from the old iPad to the new. When I turn on iCloud for photos I get the following error: “ ...
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Moving/Editing iTunes XML file path, off of mapped network drive

I have a similar problem to this post, but slightly different so I'm asking separately. iTunes: Move files off a network drive I'm transitioning from Windows to Mac. Current iTunes music files are ...
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iTunes current version just does not work!

I find that when using iTunes 12.8.2.3 that it fails to access the Gracenote server to get track names for CDs I wish to import. Sick enough, but I have several Macs and one using version 12.2.2.25 ...
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Music in Catalina doesn’t remember window size

Each time I open the Music app in macOS Catalina (10.15.1), the window size is set to maximum. I then have to rescale it down to fit my use case. But after it’s been quit and reopened, it is again ...
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How to preview songs on iTunes

I have iTunes on my pc laptop....when I go to the iTunes Store I a unable to get a preview of the music, it just keeps spinning. I am able to purchase the song, but not preview it. How do I preview ...
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icloud photo Synced is not showing

I have iPhone 8 with iOS 13.2 and iTunes version Version 12.10.2.3 but the option to add photos(photo Synced) in iPhone is not showing
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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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How to stop itunes from asking permission to allow computer to access info on my iPhone everytime i connect my phone?

I connect my iPhone daily on a MacBook I don't want to access any info on my phone, so I don't want this question to pop up every time I connect my phone.
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How to enable iCloud music or link Apple music to my account on macOS Catalina?

When I try to turn on "Sync Library" in Catalina's new Music App I get this error: This account does not have iCloud music enabled. Apple music has not been linked to this account. I do ...
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How do you skip forward/back while watching a movie in iTunes for Windows?

How do you skip forward/back while watching a movie in iTunes for Windows?
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Next/Prev buttons stopped working for the Music app on my 2015 MacBook Air

Normally, when I press the button on my 3.5mm headphones, the Music app would pop up and start playing music. When a song was playing, I could pause it by clicking this button. However, since a recent ...
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How to solve Unknown Album titles for mp3 files on iPod - Sync'd via iTunes?

I have had this issue for quite some time through various versions of iTunes (for Windows). Currently, using iTunes 12.10 syncing with the 6th generation iPod--I suspect iPhone users would see the ...
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Can't sign in to Apple Music, TV or Podcast on Mac

I recently did a clean install of macOS Catalina on my MacBook Air and since I can't sign in my Apple Music account in Music App. Neither I can connect to TV although I don't have a subscription ...
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Can't log in to Music/iTunes store on MacBook

When Apple TV+ came out, I wasn't getting the one-year offer as I should have and got the advice from Apple's online chat to try just completely logging out and back into my Apple account. I logged ...
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Repeat audio file on iPod without pause

I want to loop a 10 second audio file (originally a CAF file, converted to Mp3 and Mp4) on two different iPods (both nanos), but on both devices and in both formats there is a short gap between ...
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How do I transfer audiobooks from iPod Touch to iTunes?

I have an older iPod Touch (Model MC547LL/A) with audiobooks purchased from iTunes. The iTunes Store won't let me re-download the audiobooks and I don't have a backup. How can I transfer the ...