The Apple Software Update kept appearing on my computer to remind me to update iTunes, QuickTime, and iCloud. I wanted to disable it, but I couldn’t figure out where or how it was running. I didn’t find it in my Startup folder or in the registry anywhere. Here is how you can prevent the Apple […]
This tutorial shows you how to enable your Apple iPhone or iPad to sync with the Microsoft Outlook 2016 contacts, calendar, and/or email. There are a few different ways to accomplish this task. Just choose the set of steps that work best for you.
Some Apple iPhone or iPad users may experience a problem when they attempt to plug in their device to their computer and sync it with iTunes where a message repeatedly appears that says: “This iPhone is already activated. You may disconnect this iPhone now.” To move past this message and allow your device to be […]
Sync the Voice Memos from your iPhone or iPad over to Apple iTunes and listen to them on your computer using these steps.
My Apple iTunes playlists were a rickety mess. I had links to songs that didn’t exist on my hard drive anymore, duplicates and a bunch of playlists that I didn’t need anymore. I wanted to start over. I could delete all of this data by individually selecting each item and deleting them, but that’s a […]
After upgrading Apple iTunes and restarting my computer, I received a strange error message when starting the application: The file “iTunes Library.itl” cannot be read because it was created by a newer version of iTunes. I have had problems with the iTunes Library.itl file in the past. This one is strange because I was fully […]
If you’re a user of Apple iTunes who experiences a problem where you cannot rename anything about your music including “Song Name”, “Artist”, or “Album”, you may have a problem where your music files are set to “Read Only”. You will need to make them writable with these steps.
If you want iTunes for Microsoft Windows or MaOS to open every time you select a music file such as an MP3, WAV or MP4, you can set it as the default music player using these steps.
Users of Apple iTunes for Windows may experience a problem where the Home Sharing feature doesn’t work. When you attempt to connect to the music library of another computer, it never appears in the left pane. Here are some things you can try to fix this problem.
Follow one of these two options to remove duplicate songs from your Apple iTunes library.
To get a music CD transferred over to your Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad you’ll have to import it into iTunes first. Here’s how to transfer specific songs or all songs from a CD.
Apple iTunes has been redesigned, and figuring out the new interface can be a bit daunting. Copying playlists to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod is a bit different depending on the version you are using. Here’s how it’s done.
Easily copy the music from your Apple iTunes music library between computers by enabling the Home Sharing feature using this tutorial.
The iTunes backup process while syncing takes a large chunk of time when syncing with an Apple device. If you don’t give a hoot about backing up your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch data, you can permanently disable the backup process in iTunes using these steps.
You may want to reset the Plays counter column on a music file that keeps track of how many times you play a file in Apple iTunes. Here’s how.
If you are trying to use a device like an Android phone with your iTunes music, there exists a challenge with compatibility. Some of the songs may be protected with DRM and cannot be played on any device other than an iOS device unless you remove the DRM out of the file. For those of […]
Control whether or not Apple iTunes shows or hides music that is not downloaded and only available via iCloud by enabling or disabling this setting.
So, you can’t buy music on your Apple iPhone or iPad because the iTunes Store icon is missing? Here are some things you can check to see what happened to it.
I enjoy using half-stars to ratings in iTunes because the 5 star rating system alone is a little limited. I had tons of music rated 4 stars that really didn’t deserve that rating, but were too good for a 3 star rating. Luckily I found a command that allows this feature to be enabled. I’ve tested […]
Learn how to delete your iPod or iPhone backup from your computer. Doing so might save you a bit of hard drive space. It’s also good to keep things clean if you no longer sync the device with your computer any longer.