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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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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Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X

I notice that iTunes seems to suck up all my bandwidth and doesn’t play nice with other applications that use the web when it's downloading. In fact, it doesn't even give itself enough bandwidth when ...
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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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Saving iTunes updates to secondary drive

I have installed the latest version of iTunes on my secondary drive (the application file is located at E:\Program Files\iTunes). However, when I try to update iTunes or back up my iPhone, it uses ...
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Get RSS feed from iTunes podcast links

I'm using Gnome's Rhythmbox to listen to Podcasts. Some Podcasts don't provide an rss feed for downloading the episodes but only a itms:// link for iTunes. Now I'd like to download them via a ...
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How to convince Apple definitively that I don't want to install iCloud?

I run iTunes (v. 12.x) and keep getting an annoying pop-up asking me to install iCloud. There's no option to say "no" definitively. Is there a way to get this to stop without uninstalling iTunes ...
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iTunes starts automatically at startup on Windows 10

I just did a clean install of Windows 10 (Pro N) and installed iTunes (12.2.1.16). Now for some reason iTunes automatically starts whenever I start my PC. I've already tried to find a solution on this ...
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iPhone 5s refuses to share internet connection with PC via USB

I'm trying to use my iPhone 5s internet connection from my PC (Windows 7) using USB cable. This all used to work but then I updated my iOS version to 8.4.1 (latest) recently and this now appears to ...
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iTunes keeps freezing every start on Windows 10

I recently did a fresh install of Windows 10. Every time I start iTunes (I am on Version 12.2.2.25) it just displays a white screen and freezes. If I start iTunes while pressing Shift and select my ...
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Use YouTube channels as podcast in iTunes

Is there a way to subscribe to a YouTube channel and have it show up in iTunes as a podcast? I want iTunes to automatically download the videos in MP4 format or download them in FLV and convert them ...
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Can I run iTunes as a Windows Service?

I'd like to run iTunes as a Windows service on my home dev server which runs Windows 2008 so that I can stream my collection to my AppleTV over my home network. Currently I have to log in to Windows ...
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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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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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How to install itunes on osx with homebrew?

I couldn't find any itunes on homebrew to be able to install. Am I missing something? I tried: brew search itune I've got Caskroom/cask/itunes-producer Caskroom/cask/itunesscrobbler ...
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Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify

I decided to get back into Spotify knowing how versatile the app is. The problem I am having is that there is no simple way to import iTunes playlists in the newest version 1.0.10.107.gd0dfca3a ...
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How to reset icloud music library

After introducing Apple music I have completely lost my touch with itunes. First my itunes library was ruined, and then icloud music library is messing with me from day one. Now I want to find a way ...
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Error while trying to install iTunes on Windows 10

I have a fresh installation of Windows 10 (x64) on my machine, and I'm trying to install iTunes on it but it keeps throwing me an error: "Error during assembly: ...
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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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Move MP3s from Ubuntu to iPhone's iTunes

I've installed Ubuntu on someone's laptop who is a heavy itunes user (having itunes on a bunch of different Apple devices). She has a large music collection in the form of folders that contain mp3 ...
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Why won't audiobook fit onto single CD

My audiobook is 600 MB total, comprised of two M4B files. I copied it into iTunes and started the process to burn to CD, but iTunes demands multiple CDs. If a CD can hold 700 MB, why doesn't my ...
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Can't install iTunes because Windows Installer Service could not be accessed

I am having a problem installing iTunes on my Windows 7 laptop. When I tried to run the application I got this message: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if ...
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Is there a way to save iPhone memo on computer *with their titles*?

Itunes load the files during sync, but strangely it doesn't keep the title. So I end up with a list of useless files. Renaming each file (with its proper tile) is a huge waste of time. I'm looking ...
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Are iBooks ePub files encrypted?

I tried to open an iBooks ePub file with Adobe Digital Editions... and it came as like 100 blank pages. Is this a sign that it is encrypted, and if so, how do I decrypt it to plain text?
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How do I prevent the Photos application from launching when my iPhone gets plugged in?

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, iTunes and Photos launch automatically. I was able to prevent iTunes from launching by going to iTunes->preferences->devices->check box "prevent automatic syncing of ...
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Change image for artist in iTunes

In iTunes 11, when you view your library as "Artist List", is it possible to change the image displayed for each artist? I'm guessing that artists can upload their own image to the iTunes store but ...
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Using Task Scheduler to Make iTunes Play Random Song

I'd like to use the Task Scheduler in Windows 7 as an alarm clock. I'm able to set a task to open iTunes and play a specific song at a fixed time every morning. Is it possible to get iTunes to ...
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Windows Media Center playing iTunes Video

I have a video which I've bought from iTunes (stored locally), I've added it to the Media Centre library (in Windows 8 Professional) and it can't play it. The warning says: Windows media center ...
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How do I hide the “Album” column in iTunes 10?

iTunes 10 added an Album column to the list view. It appears that this column shows the album artwork of albums. But I don't want it there. I've tried right clicking on the columns, but I didn't see ...
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Way to get old podcasts in iTunes

When you subscribe to a podcast in iTunes it only lists the 10 most recent podcasts. Is there a way to get the older podcasts?
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How can I copy iPhone photo album to new machine?

I lost my laptop and all need to sync all my photos (both in camera and photo album) in the iPhone to my new machine (with iTunes 9) Is there any way I can do this?
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Correcting disc number metadata and album titles in iTunes

I've got lots of CDs which were tagged and then imported into iTunes in the following format: Cream Classics (disc 1) Cream Classics (disc 2) Cream Classics (disc 3) What I would like to do is set ...
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Right hand speakers swapped since iTunes 12.2 install

Yesterday earlier in the day I was listening to music and everything was as normal. Later on I decided to update iTunes and then a little later noticed that I couldn't seem to hear sound coming out ...
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Itunes is playing songs in reverse order

Does anyone know why my iTunes is playing songs in reverse order? I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8 with iTunes 10.3.1
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Some of the audiobooks I've transferred on my iphone 5 are now not showing in iBooks. I'm running iOS 8.4

I'm a fairly new iPhone user. Up till now, I've used used this third party program "Syncios" on my Windows PC to transfer files over to my phone, and it used to work fine but yesterday after I updated ...
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iTunes batch check or uncheck “skip when shuffling” not working

iTunes 12.1.2.27 I think it used to work. Batch select a bunch of songs -> Get Info -> Options -> Skip when shuffling. If there are mixed values for "Skip when shuffling" in that batch, it used to ...
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iTunes - Sign In Required to check for downloads at startup?

Every time I start iTunes (maybe every time I start iTunes after restarting my Mac) I get this dialog: Is this supposed to happen? I never got this before the recent iCloud announcement and it ...
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Backup app data from iOS8.3 to PC

I'm using Windows and always used the iFunBox-classic to be able to backup save games, but after the update to iOS 8.3 trying to open the application by iFunBox-classic display anything, it is a blank ...
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Add subtitles/captions to movie purchased in iTunes?

I bought a blu-ray movie that includes the blu-ray disc, DVD disc, and a Digital Copy disc. I used the digital copy to download the movie in iTunes on OS X, which works fine. However, the movie in ...
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Windows won't open my computer after failed iPhone backup

The story in a nutshell is as follows - My Iphone (iOS 8.2) had some 7k photos on it. I used Windows 8.1 function of moving all photos to the computer, and I checked the box of "erase when copied". ...
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How can i get itunes to backup my iphone with limited disk. I linked the backup dir to an ext drive with space yet still won't backup?

On OSX yosemite, a machine with limited disk space free. In order to backup my iphone, I've linked the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup dir to an external drive. iTunes, correctly ...
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Is there a way to set iTunes to play in mono?

I've got a set of speakers, but one of them doesn't work. Is there any way to get iTunes to output to mono, but with both channels? I'm on Leopard, and going to System Preferences » Sound » Output ...
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iTunes title bar is equal to the location of the library file?

I have never been able to get a clear answer on why the latest edition of iTunes does this: I have my entire iTunes library located in C:\itunes\ and the library data files inside ...
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iTunes Smart Playlist combining 2 genres

Let say for example that I want an iTunes playlist that includes All Hip-Hop and Rap songs. I create a smart play list with: Genre > contains > Hip-Hop Genre > contains > Rap But ...
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iTunes 12: How to export podcast subscriptions

With the release of iTunes 12 for Mac the option to export my podcast subscriptions (via an opml file) seems to be killed. Is there a possibility to create an Applescript that performs this job?
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iTunes popup on song change

All of a sudden my iMac has started showing a popup notification in the middle of the screen every time a song changes. I'm not sure what's changed. But I don't want them. I checked iTunes's ...
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USB Connected Devices Become Unresponsive when iPod is Plugged in

This problem began after I updated my iPod touch 5th generation to the newest apple software update (iOS 8.3). Whenever I connect my iPod to my computer via the USB cable, I get a windows alert that ...
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Copy iTunes playlists to pen drive for car

I want to transfer my iPhone playlists from a MacBook Pro to a flash drive for use in the car. However, when I select "export" it just exports a "txt" file. How can I export the playlist properly ...
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Yosemite, I don't want those iTunes updates

I removed iTunes, and now AppStore suggests installing it and that update sadly can't be ignored or hidden. But I don't want that. I've even tried downloading .dmg file and installing iTunes and ...
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Transfer iTunes from PC to Mac?

I've just switched to Mac. Everything was running smoothly so far. Now I need to copy my iTunes library (+6,000 songs and videos) from my old windows computer to my new Mac. I've heard it can be done ...
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Change country to Ukraine in Apple App Store

I cannot change the country to Ukraine in the app store, how can I do this? I have heard other people do this but for my client he is stuck with a USA country.