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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Downloading preorders from iTunes in iOS6

I preordered some music last night via iTunes on my computer at home. I have an iPad at work that is bound to the same iTunes account. I go to the "Purchased" section in iTunes on the iPad and my ...
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Mountain Lion reboots while connection to iPad 3

I have installed Mountain Lion recently. I have been using 4th generation iPod Touch for development, and it was working fine. Once I had to debug something on iPad 3, the OS reboots every time I ...
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iPhone syncs same songs over and over

Every time I try to sync my iPhone to the songs on my MacBook it constantly keeps re-syncing the same ones over and over. I have my songs compressed before they are synced so this ends up being a ...
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Why can't our iPad see all the iTunes-U courses shared from the iMac?

I have 6 courses in iTunes-U loaded into iTunes on my iMac. The latest is WWDC 2012. I can see all those courses on my wife's MacBook, but only the other 5 using the Video app on our iPad. Can anyone ...
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Keep two people's music separate under one iTunes (Match) account

My wife and I both have large music collections. We share my iTunes Store account, but she has her own iCloud account. We recently had cause to add her music to iTunes Match. To keep our music ...
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iTunes Match: Matched songs are now Uploaded and I can't download the 256kbps version of songs

I subscribed to iTunes Match yesterday and let matching process run overnight. This morning, most of my tunes were matched. I wanted to upgrade my matched 128kbps bitrate tracks for iTunes Store ...
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How to find out which files currently in my iPod would be deleted or modified if I synchronize it?

The brief version of my question is pretty much what the title says: How can I safely determine which of the files currently in my iPod would be deleted or modified if I synchronized it in iTunes? ...
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Play count / Last played statistics intermittently don't update in iTunes

I have an iPod classic (160GB) which I sync with iTunes 10.6.0.40 using automatic syncing. Generally, when I plug the iPod into my PC via USB, all of the Play count and Last played statistics update ...
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How can I use iTunes Match but keep my music videos not from iTunes?

I currently have my iPad set up to utilize iTunes Match for the music on there. But in my iTunes, I've got a fair amount of music videos on there from sources other than iTunes. Is there any way to ...
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iTunes interrupts shutdown

I'm on Lion. Everytime I try to shut down my laptop, I get a popup that tells me that iTunes has interrupted the shut down. When I try to shut down again (without quitting iTunes, or changing ...
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You have changed the settings for the XXXX. Would you like to apply these changes?

I have 3 iPhones and 1 iPad. These devices are listed on the left column on my iTunes on the mac. Suppose I have the first iPhone selected on that column. Every time I select another one, I see this ...
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iTunes 10.5.1 Missing Multiple Album Art Arrow

So prior to iTunes 10.5.1 the album art viewer in the bottom left of iTunes always displayed arrows on either side of the bar to flip between multiple covers for that particular album. However this ...
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Adding artwork to video files extremely slow in iTunes

I am using Handbrake to create ATV2-compatible video files using their included preset. After importing these files into iTunes, when I try to add artwork to them it seems to rewrite the entire video ...
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Sync Music but Manually Manage Videos on an iPhone?

After switching to wi-fi sync with iOS 5, I've been running into problems with it syncing videos that are already on the device. It slows things down too much, so I thought I'd try manually syncing ...
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How to move all photos from iPhone to iPad?

I would like to move all photos from iPhone 5s to iPad Pro 10.5. I want to move them, not copy or sync. Photos in result should be stored on iPad and deleted from iPhone. I've read this article - ...
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iTunes remembers my friend's iPhone from when he plugged it in to recharge

Every time my friend's iPhone is on the same WiFi network, iTunes asks me if I want to update his phone's OS and then later asks if I want to update his carrier profile or something like that. How can ...
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Upgrade from iPhone 3G 4.2.1 to iPhone 5S 7.0.4

A friend of mine has a good old iPhone 3G (yep, the thing still works :)) and he just bought an iPhone 5S. When he takes a backup of the iPhone 3G in iTunes (iCloud isn't supported in iOS 4) and tries ...
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iTunes wishlist on ipad

Is there a way to view your iTunes wishlist on an iPad? I checked at the bottom of the iTunes app but I couldn't find it there.
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How can I change subtitle color, background or font used by iTunes?

In iTunes subtitles background is black and font Courier New (and rather big). How can I change this preferences?
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Where does iTunes keep information on played podcasts?

I wanted to check the name of a podcast I listened to four months ago and that got automatically deleted. I could not find that information on the iTunes tabs: "Unplayed", "Feed", "Saved". I restored ...
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My iTunes media files sometimes randomly get deleted

My iTunes media library is located on an external hard disk. Occasionally when I try to play an old saved podcast episode, I will get this alert box: This means the file was mysteriously deleted (or ...
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How to add podcasts manually to the new Podcasts.app on macOS Catalina

I'm on macOS Catalina (10.15 Beta (19A471t)), and I'm trying to add manually downloaded podcasts that I copied from an iTunes library (from a different machine) to the Podcasts.app on my mac. I ...
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How do I retrieve the data from an iPhone 5 that was backed up on iCloud, if I forgot the passcode to the iphone?

I used to use an iPhone 5. Then I transitioned to an Android and forgot the password on the iPhone. I want to retrieve the data, including photos, recordings (I used the app called "Voice Recorder &...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to best deal with the automatic ratings from songs in iTunes?

I hate how my Smart Playlists show songs that are unrated in my Smart Playlists which are often 2 or 3 stars or greater. This site won't let me make suggestions on how to deal with this, or post a ...
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iTunes store is completely blank

I am using a 2016 Macbook Pro running Mojave. On iTunes, the Library, For You, Browse, and Radio sections work just fine. However, clicking the iTunes store results in this: The Music, Podcasts and ...
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iTunes Home Sharing to Apple TV, which end decodes the content

I have an old Mac mini 2006 running Mac OS X 10.6, with an external HDD with a collection of videos and a 4th generation Apple TV. The old Mac mini is not powerful enough to decode 1080p content with ...
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Itunes doesn't recognize ringtones on phone

I have uploaded some ringtones made by me using another software because Itunes wouldn't let me drag and drop, or copy paste nothing into the tunes section. Now, Itunes doesn't recognize these files ...
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Can you play songs from apple music from history which were not added to library?

I'm using Itunes 12.8.2.3 on macOS Sierra. I also have a subscription to apple music. When I click history in Itunes I can play the songs which were already added to my library however songs which ...
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Command-line for iPhone Wifi Sync

I have a Mac mini which is on sleep but set to wake for network access. This works very nicely with something like Carbon Copy Cloner as the machine indeed wakes when I sync another machine to the ...
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Is it possible to lower bitrate of music downloaded from iCloud music library to iPhone?

I have a lot of music in my iCloud Music Library, most of it matched to 256 kb/s AAC files in iTunes Match. If I were to sync music to my phone by connecting it to iTunes on my desktop, I could choose ...
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Why won’t iCloud (or iTunes) synchronize books?

We have two iPads, recent models, with the latest IOS. Both have everything logged in to the same Apple ID. On a MacBook Pro (MBP) with the latest MacOS, iTunes and iBooks (and everything else) are ...
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Recovering data from an OLD ipod

I have recently dug up an old 2nd or 3rd generation iPod touch, from my childhood, which is running iOS 4. There are a few audio files on it I'd be interested in recovering, but cannot figure out how. ...
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Incorrectly labelled albums in Apple Music

I sometimes come across albums in Apple Music whose tracks are incorrectly labelled. For instance, the second track of this album is entirely incorrect. Similarly, the first three tracks of this album ...
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How to add album art to iTunes (Windows) from the MP3 files or folders directly

I know that iTunes can find album art and store it internally but does iTunes take any notice of thumbnails in the MP3 file itself (via ID3 tags) or of appropriately named image files in the same ...
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I can't manage my iTunes subscriptions

When I try to upgrade or otherwise manage my iTunes subscriptions, I'm told I need to verify my payment information and am taken to my account screen, an when I then attempt to submit that screen (...
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View App Preview Video from App Store with web browser

There is a web preview out there, but that is different from the App Store app directly on an iPhone. E.g. I can't watch the video, which some app developer offer to show/explain an app. See App ...
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Is there any way to skip to next song while repeat one is enabled in iTunes?

Let's suppose that I'm playing an album with several songs. If I enable repeat>one, the same song will be played after the song is over. However, while that option is enabled, pressing next song on ...
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iTunes does not play non-Apple Music songs which were synchronized with iCloud Music Library on Windows

I'm facing the following scenario: I live in a country where a certain album from a band I like isn't available on most (if not all) streaming services. I own a physical copy of the album, and I have ...
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Is there a way to selectively sync files/folders in iCloud Drive?

I have a 2TB iCloud storage plan and I'd like to upload a media folder for backup purposes onto Apple's servers without having it automatically download to iCloud Drive on my local SSD. Is there a ...
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Alpha index in IOS music?

We have two iPads, and one MacBook Pro (MBP) with two users. All four are on the same Apple ID. The iPads are similar models on the same IOS, 12.1.1 (16C50) but different memory sizes. One has ...
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Why does iTunes stick on “Waiting for sync to start” when using WiFi sync?

Sometimes I get "Looking for iPhone" and then a silent failure. Sometimes it finds the iPhone and sticks on "Waiting for sync to start" long enough (more than 10 minutes) that I forget and/or try to ...
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iTunes won't play through Bluetooth when using Radio

So iTunes and my Bluetooth speaker works fine with songs in my library and songs on Apple Music, but if I go to the radio tab and play an Apple Music radio station, it switches to my Macbook's ...