Category: iTunes

How to Change iTunes Backup Location on Windows PC

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Have you ever wanted to change the default backup location where your iPhone or iPad backups are stored on your Windows PC? You’re not alone, and fortunately it is possible to change the iTunes backup location on PC.

Apple allows its users to change the iTunes media location pretty easily within the app. However, a similar option isn’t available anywhere for changing the backup location. Therefore, you’ll need to resort to other techniques. Here. we’ll be making use of a Windows feature called symbolic link to essentially trick iTunes into using a…

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How to Use Apple Watch as Music Remote on Mac or PC

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Do you listen to music a lot using iTunes on a Windows PC, or the Music app on your Mac? If you also own an Apple Watch, you’ll be pleased to know that you can control the music playback right from your wrist. That’s right, if your Mac or PC is out of your reach, you can effortlessly use your Apple Watch instead to change what music is playing on the computer.

Apple Watch has a built-in Remote app, just like the iTunes Remote that’s available for iOS and iPadOS devices. This app can be used to control the music playback on not only iTunes on Windows, but…

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How to Use HomePod with Windows PC and iTunes

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Want to use a HomePod with iTunes for listening to music on your Windows PC? If you don’t have good headphones or a decent speaker system, but have a HomePod instead, you may be excited to know that you can feed the audio from iTunes directly to your HomePod speakers within seconds. You don’t even have to do much to get this working in Windows.

Apple’s HomePod and HomePod Mini are both really good smart speakers. More than just being smart with Siri, the bass and the overall sound quality of these speakers are its biggest strengths. If the Windows PC that…

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How to Automatically Download Songs from iCloud to Windows PC

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Do you use iTunes as the primary software to listen to music on your Windows computer? In that case, it’s possible that you prefer your songs to be downloaded and stored locally on your system rather than being streamed from the cloud. This can be done easily with iTunes for Windows.

Apple’s iCloud Music Library is an extremely convenient feature that stores your entire music library online so that you can access them no matter what Apple device you’re using. If you’ve enabled this particular feature, any new song that you add to your library from Apple…

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How to Stop Your iPhone and Its Apps From Tracking Your Location

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While privacy as we used to know it might be dead and gone, there are still plenty of ways to protect yourself against the default tech standards on your iPhone. Apple might be a privacy champion, but there are plenty of settings you can tinker with and change to hide your location from Apple and your many apps.

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How to Use Restrictions in iTunes to Limit Access to Features & Content

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Do you use iTunes on a Windows computer that’s shared with someone else? Or perhaps, you want to stop your kid from accessing certain content that’s available on iTunes? This is easily made possible with the help of iTunes Restrictions and if you’re a parent, you’ll have access to a ton of controls.

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you may be already familiar with how restrictions work on these devices with Screen Time. It basically gives you access to a bunch of parental control tools that can block or limit apps and features. It’s basically the…

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How to Change iTunes Media Location on Windows PC

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Do you want to change the location where your iTunes media files are stored on your Windows computer? A lot of Windows users like to have control over the location where all their files are stored. Thankfully, Apple does give you the option to change this easily, if needed.

By default, all the movies, music, TV shows, podcasts, and other media-related files that show up in your iTunes library are stored within your user folder in a sub-folder with the directory MusiciTunesiTunes Media. This means that you’ll need to open multiple folders just to access all…

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How to Cancel Pre-Orders on iPhone & iPad

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Did you pre-order something but now you’re having second thoughts? Changed your mind on a movie or music album that you pre-ordered on the iTunes Store? Don’t worry, because you haven’t wasted your money just yet. All you need to do is cancel your pre-order and this is something that can be done within a matter of seconds.

Apple’s iTunes and TV apps allow users to pre-order music and moves that aren’t available just yet. Unreleased items can be pre-purchased similar to how you’d buy any other content in the store. However, unlike existing content,…

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How to Buy Ringtones on iPhone

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Are you bored of using the ringtones that came preinstalled on your iPhone? Or perhaps, you want to use one of your favorite songs as your default ringtone? In that case, you might want to take a look at all the available offerings on Apple’s Tone Store.

The default iPhone ringtone is used by several people and you might easily get confused when you’re in public and you start hearing it. Sure, there are other ringtones you can choose from, but they’re nothing extraordinary. If you want a ringtone that stands out when you receive a phone call, purchasing…

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How to Hide Nudes, Personal Data, and Pictures of Your Ex on an iPhone or iPad

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It’s possible you have a few photos on your iPhone or iPad that you’d rather not stumble upon—or have anyone else stumble upon, such as a picture of your ex, a troubling memory, or other, uh, unmentionables. If you’re not ready to delete or offload them, but you don’t want them seen by the wrong eyes, you can hide

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