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Use “Show All Music” to Toggle iCloud Songs Showing in Music App for iOS

Oct 15, 2013 - 2 Comments
Turn Off "Show All Music" to hide iCloud songs from iTunes

Music bought from iTunes and stored in iCloud are part of the iTunes Match service, which basically lets you store all your songs and music in iCloud, and can then be streamed and downloaded to your iOS devices. By default, those songs are shown in the iOS app Music playlist with a little cloud icon … Read More

iTunes Store Not Updating? How to Reset the iTunes & App Store Cache

Oct 11, 2013 - 1 Comment
Refresh iTunes Store and App Store caches

The iTunes Store updates frequently to display new apps, music, movies, TV shows, and the free app of the week, and typically you can see the new stuff by just clicking around in iTunes to visit the various stores and media content areas. But sometimes the iTunes Store may display stale content, particularly if the … Read More

How to Move an iTunes Library to an External Drive or USB Flash Stick

Oct 9, 2013 - Leave a Comment
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Have you ever wondered if you can keep your entire iTunes Library on an external drive, freeing up disk space and providing for a portable music and media library? The answer is yes, you can, and it’s actually pretty easy to offload an entire iTunes collection to another drive, whether you’re using a Mac or … Read More

Listen to iTunes Radio from Outside the USA with a New Apple ID

Oct 1, 2013 - 2 Comments
iTunes Radio

iTunes Radio is an excellent streaming music service from Apple. We’ve covered a few different tweaks and tips for the service recently, but at the moment the Radio feature is limited to USA-based users. But for international readers, rather than waiting for the rollout to arrive at your location, you can use a simple trick … Read More

Adjust iTunes Radio Stations to Play Hits, a Variety, or Discovery

Sep 25, 2013 - Leave a Comment
iTunes Radio

The iTunes Radio music service offers a great way to listen to your favorite songs and also find new music, and with some minor adjustments you can tune any station to prefer either the hits, wander more into discovery, or a mixture of the both. These three tuning settings are named appropriately, and can be … Read More

Stop iTunes Radio from Filtering Explicit Songs & Lyrics

Sep 22, 2013 - Leave a Comment
iTunes Radio

If you’ve been listening to iTunes Radio and noticed there’s a strong preference to clean songs versus the original versions that may contain some stronger language, you’re not going crazy, it’s actually the default settings choice for iTunes Radio. Listeners of certain genres will probably never notice the difference, but a surprisingly large amount of … Read More

Show iTunes Song Change Notifications in OS X

Sep 20, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Adjust the song count of Notifications in iTunes

iTunes 11.1 brought with it support for iOS 7 and the excellent iTunes Radio feature, but another small feature lets you see song changes in the OS X Notification Center. Though it’s a fairly minor feature, there have been a variety of third party tweaks and apps to provide similar services over the years, making … Read More

iTunes 11.1 Released with iTunes Radio & iOS 7 Support

Sep 18, 2013 - Leave a Comment
iTunes 11.1

iTunes 11.1 has been released with support for iTunes Radio, a streaming music service, and Genius Shuffle, a smarter way to shuffle through similar music. Away from the music side, iTunes 11.1 also includes a podcasts stations feature, and perhaps most importantly for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users, is that the 11.1 release allows … Read More

Copy Music Directly to iPhone / iPod Without Adding to the Computer iTunes Library

Aug 26, 2013 - 3 Comments
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Got a song, podcast, or another audio track that you want to copy directly to your iPhone, but don’t want to add to your computers general iTunes library? You can skip adding the song to the computer iTunes library completely by using a simple but little known trick, letting you directly transfer music and audio … Read More

iTunes 11.0.4 Released with Bug Fixes

Jun 5, 2013 - Leave a Comment
iTunes 11.0.4

iTunes 11.0.4 has been released, the update is fairly minor and focuses on fixing a few prominent bugs. Notably, a bug that caused users to have to frequently re-login to the iTunes Store has been squashed, and the update also resolves an issue that caused iTunes to quit after switching between wired and wireless syncing … Read More

How to Change the Country for iTunes & App Store Accounts

May 24, 2013 - 3 Comments
Change the Apple ID Country association for iTunes and App Store

Country association with an Apple ID, and thus the App Store and iTunes Store, can be changed easily. This allows access to content and apps that are country or region specific, and it’s extremely helpful for a variety of situations, whether for travelers, expatriates, or for anyone who is trying to view, download, or purchase … Read More

How to Check an iTunes / App Store Account Balance Quickly from iOS & Mac OS X

May 19, 2013 - 2 Comments
Apple ID account balance

Ever wanted to check the remaining balance of an Apple ID, so you know how much credit is remaining for iTunes, iBooks, or App Store purchases? Us too, and it’s actually quite simple to see quickly from either iOS with an iPhone or iPad, or through OS X from any Mac. The only thing you’ll … Read More

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