iTunes is a media library management and playback application developed and maintained by Apple for OS X and Windows. It is also used to synchronise Apple media devices and manage their contents.

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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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Lost Backup File & Data during IOS7 Upgrade, Please Advise

I backed up my iPhone 4s which had loads of photographs, videos, sms and everything you would expect on a phone that has been in use for over an year. I started the update options, Once downloaded, I ...
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How do I transfer PDF files to my iPad to take on a business trip

I'm preparing to go on a week long business trip where I will need access to dozens of PDF files which I have on my work PC. I want to take them on my iPad so that I can read and review them during ...
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iTunes video black screen until select computer output

I don't remember this happening before, but now whenever I play any video in iTunes (podcast video, movie, TV show, iTunes extras stuff but the menus work) it just shows a black screen with the sound ...
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Lost all photos/videos when plug my iPhone to different computer

My friend plug my phone to his computer and then doing something with iTunes. Perhaps it's an autosync. Now all of my videos and photos are gone. Restore from backup doesn't help, since it's just his ...
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How do I get my recorded videos (from camera) off of my iPod Nano 5th gen onto my computer

How do I get the videos that I record from the camera from my iPod Nano 5th gen onto my computer? Is there a way to do it with iTunes, because I can't find it.
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iTunes Wifi Sync with Internet Sharing

I enabled Internet Sharing, so that I can share my iMac's ethernet connection with my iPad and iPhone. Since I have done this, I have not been able to sync my devices over wi-fi. Is there a way to ...
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Windows 8 x64 iTunes crashes when accessing the store if google chrome is also running

iTunes keeps crashing on my computer in JavaScriptCore.dll when opening the iTunes store. This is true for all versions starting from 11 (11.x crash in a different DLL which has WTF in its name :)). I ...
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Get podcasts on my IPhone through iTunes

I've gone through the following steps: I loaded up iTunes 10 on a Windows7 machine I went to the iTunes store and subscribed to a podcast Library/podcasts has nothing in it, but there is a 1 in a ...
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Sync iTunes on Hyper-V VM with iPhone plugged into client’s USB port over RDC [duplicate]

I’m wondering if it is possible to sync iTunes on a Hyper-V Virtual Machine with an iPhone plugged into the client’s USB port over Remote Desktop Connection. Below is my config and what I have tried. ...
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Why is the “Time” for a track listed as “Not available” in iTunes?

I ripped a number of CDs into iTunes. I noticed that several of the tracks do not play, and they list "Not available" in the Time column of the track list. The file exists on disk, but it will not ...
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Consistent corruption of large single file downloads

I have experienced this problem the past few times that I have tried to update the software for my iOS devices, but it is also a consistent issue I have seen whenever I try to download large files ...
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How do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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Windows: 2 independent audio devices for stereo?

In our company we have several small USB speaker/mic combinations (jabra speak) for skype conferences. Is there a way I can just plug in 2 of these in 2 usb slots and then tell Windows (or iTunes) to ...
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Your Apple ID isn't enabled for iTunes Connect. Learn More?

I tried to login to itunes connect with my apple ID. I can login to https://developer.apple.com/membercenter/index.action#progSummary When I try to login to ...
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Windows 7 - iTunes won't start minimized

1) Right click on itunes short cut and select properties. 2) Select 'minimized' instead of 'normal' in the 'Run' dropdown box. 3) Click 'Apply' and then 'Close' 4) Click on modified shortcut 5) iTunes ...
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Removing Duplicates from iTunes playlist

I am facing a problem in iTunes. See above image. All most each song is repeated twice in my play-list. When I opened Finder - it was also duplicated in iTunes folder. What is the secret problem ...
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In iPhoto, how can I disable the keyboard play button?

I use iPhoto '09 on my Mac. Every time I hit my laptop's play button while in iPhoto, instead of iTunes playing my audio, iPhoto goes into a photo loop. How can I get iPhoto to ignore the play ...
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Is there a Windows app that convert iTunes AAC files to MP3 CDs?

I'd like to be able to do the following: Make a playlist in iTunes Have said playlist be burned as an MP3 CD regardless of the source files being MP3 or AAC to begin with. I tunes makes this ...
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Is there a way to treat iTunes songs as an 'album' without actually creating a new album for burning to disk?

I'm burning some Data CDs for my car stereo. I've made playlists that typically consist of: 1) full albums 2) random 'loose' singles 3) other playlists The great thing about full albums is that ...
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can t install iTunes - privileges for system services

While I was trying to install iTunes, and more specifically Apple mobile device support, it says: "Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install system services" Can you help me? I got ...
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Is it possible to do a one way sync of iPhone voice memo's to a PC?

I've been a great iPhone lover from day one and don't possibly see me ever switching back to another mobile platform. There's just one big con from my viewpoint, which is iTunes. I hate the ...
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Data CD for audiobooks?

I'm trying to burn my .mb4-audiobook files to a CD. I was impressed by the compression-rate (10 hours of audiobook within 150MB?!). The problem now is, that I cannot burn it as an audio CD as these ...
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Does iTunes play count gets increased while listening with iPod/iPhone/iPad?

If I have a song A with play count of 10, then I play the song once (1 time) on my computer, 3 times on my iPad, and 4 times with my iPhone; would the play count go to 18,next time I sync all my ...
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How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
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Can I configure VLC to automatically organize my music library like iTunes does?

iTunes has the "keep iTunes music files organized" option, which automatically uses the metadata to sort the music files into folders organized by artist and album. Is there any way to do this in ...
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Move some iTunes library items to different drive?

My internal hard drive is somewhat small, and I only regularly listen to a fraction of my iTunes library anyway, so I'd like to keep large portions on it on an external drive for archival purposes. ...
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Selecting an itunes libary message clarification

I received a new message when syncing my iphone to my PC with a USB cable. I have done this for years with out such question. "iTunes needs a library to continue. you may choose an existing itunes ...
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Painlessly convert FLAC to ALAC on Windows?

I'm wondering if anyone has a clean, painless workflow for losslessly transcoding FLAC files to their equivalent ALAC? It's supposed to be a bit-perfect conversion, meaning it shouldn't be very hard, ...
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Can't get iTunes to pair with/play through my Harman/Kardan Bluetooth Speaker

I have a Toshiba Notebook running Vista that has bluetooth enabled. I've been able to connect it to my Harman/Kardan bluetooth speaker, but I can't get itunes to play through it. Is it possible and ...
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Home backup & media storage solution [closed]

I'm pondering how I can best create a system to backup devices in my home, as well as separate media storage (essentially iTunes and iPhoto, hoping to put movies, music/podcasts, photos in one place). ...
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Can you recommend an alternative to iTunes on Mac computers? [closed]

I have a large iTunes database (over 750 GB) and iTunes can't manage large databases without screwing up. I am looking for an alternative solution to manage the metadata of my collection (including ...
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Is there a way to lock an application (such as iTunes) programmatically?

I've synced my iTunes library with a Win7 Desktop, a MacBook, and a NAS. Initially it seems like a good idea because my music/videos were synced across all devices and are available offline when I'm ...
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What can I do to stop the Play / Pause button from opening iTunes?

In Snow Leopard the Play / Pause media button (on the F8 key) opens up iTunes. How can I disable that? Preferably keeping the old Leopard behaviour, so I can use it to control other media applications ...
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iTunes music on NAS, library file local - always losing the music folder in preferences

I have a Buffalo Linkstation which I point to in my iTunes preferences as my library. Problem is, if my computer sleeps for a while, it loses the connection with the NAS and I have to reset the iTunes ...
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iTunes: How do you manage your Singles?

I am having a tough time getting some kind of organization to happen with my singles in itunes. I enjoy electronic music and ultimately have a tons of songs that have been released as singles and ...
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Bulk fix Album artwork in iTunes library for display on a Squeezebox Controller

This may actually be two questions in one. I've recently bought a Logitech Squeezebox Duet and as a result have noticed that a large amount of the album artwork in my iTunes library is either missing ...
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iTunes: Build (and auto-update) library from external folder

I'd like to have my iTunes library automatically synchronise with a folder on an external hard drive. At present, I can add a folder to iTunes, but if I then add new music to this folder, it doesn't ...
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How can I disable the feature where OSX launches iTunes when external speakers are connected?

There is that feature where iTunes gets automatically launched on OSX when an external speakers are connected (Bluetooth or 3.5mm jack headphones). I happen to prefer another application to listen to ...
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Moving iTunes tracks with all metadata

I would like to move some iTunes tracks out of my iTunes library and off my machine while preserving all the associated metadata in the process. I'm hoping to accomplish this in a way that things like ...
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How can I make clicking on an iTunes (itms) link in Firefox open the link in iTunes?

When I click on an itpc link in Firefox, e.g. itpc://rss.conversationsnetwork.org/series/stackoverflow.xml it brings focus to iTunes but doesn't change what's displayed there. Does anyone know ...
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How to recover the apps of my iPhone after a new setup of itunes

I recently had to restore my computer. Before that, I saved the files "Apple Computer" supposed to contain all my data got on iTunes. So after a new setup of iTunes, I erased the new "Apple Computer" ...
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How can I get all my itunes files from multiple computers onto my new PC?

Managing my itunes files (music,video,tv shows, iphone apps) is a really hard task and I have not had much luck yet. If I had a single PC for the rest of my life with the same hard drive, it would ...
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Why does some of the songs in my iTunes library stop prematurely and go to the next song?

For the couple of weeks a whole bunch of the songs from my iTunes library stop early and skip to the next song (just as if it was at the end of the song). Although the point where it skips varies for ...
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Removing iTunes Duplicates while Merging Statistics

I’m looking to delete duplicates in my iTunes library, which is something that seems well discussed, but not in precisely the way I was hoping. I have multiple copies of some songs that have a play ...
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Import MKV, AVI, etc. video files to iTunes 11 without conversion

Recently I had the idea that it would be good to organize all of my movies and TV shows into one central application (kind of an inventory), and from the research I have conducted, I was able to ...
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Logitech Wave keyboard media control buttons control iTunes?

Before I used to be able to control iTunes with Logitech wave (keyboard)'s media control buttons (play/pause, previous, next, etc) After reinstalling Windows on my computer, the keys no longer work. ...
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How do I download iTunes podcasts to my iPod?

I'm going on holiday tomorrow and I won't have Internet, so I downloaded 40 podcasts from iTunes. I've plugged in my iPod and booted up iTunes, but it won't sync them. It's synched my newest music, ...
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How do I stop iTunes from defaulting as browser for pdf files?

I don't know if I'm using the correct terminology, but I'm trying to view a PDF file sent to my email and it goes to iTunes's 'books' and I'm not able to open it or view it, or copy to another file to ...