Category: iTunes

How to Install Unsupported Apps on Older iPhones

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As much as Apple will want you to buy the iPhone 14, your old phone is probably serving you just fine, even if the company doesn’t officially support it anymore. But the bigger problem with aging tech isn’t necessarily the lack of official software support, it’s when third-party developers stop making apps for your…

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How to Never Pay Full Price for an iPhone App Again

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Most of the apps in Apple’s App Store are slowly moving away from asking you to pay upfront, opting to make their money either through ads or in-app purchases. But if you’re someone who prefers to buy an app rather than deal with micro-transactions, keeping track of prices can be a pain—especially since Apple ditched…

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How to Bring Back the iTunes MiniPlayer

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iTunes. A Obi-Wan would say, that’s a name I’ve not heard in a long time. Apple killed the game-changing Mac application in 2019, splitting its combined services into three simplified apps: Music, TV, and Podcasts. While this decision was in many ways a good one, those of us who have used Macs for years (or even…

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How to Add Songs from Windows PC to iCloud Music Library

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Do you want to add some songs that are locally stored on your Windows PC to your desktop iCloud Music Library? This could be music that you downloaded from the internet or just any other song you have that’s not available on Apple Music. You can get this done using iTunes.

Apple Music boasts over 70 million songs in its catalog, but even then, you would occasionally run into instances where you’re unable to find a song that you recently listened to somewhere else. Whether it’s not available due to a region lock or any other reason, you’d either need to…

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How to Remove Linked Devices for Apple Purchases on PC & Mac

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Do you sign in to your Apple ID on a lot of different devices, let’s say your iPhone, several Mac’s, a few Windows machines, an old PC, an older iPhone or iPad or two, or even an Android device? If so, you may want to check out how many devices are associated with your account, and remove any device that you longer use or own.

Typically, when you sign in with your Apple account on a device and use it to make purchases or activate subscriptions, the device becomes associated with your Apple ID. Although there’s no need to associate a new device to purchase…

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How to Export Your Entire Spotify Library for Free

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There are many reasons to move away from Spotify. Apple Music now has lossless audio at a cheaper rate. If you use Amazon Prime, Prime Music comes free; if you have an Echo smart speaker, it’s the cheapest way to stream your music. Spotify doesn’t have music by Neil Young or Joni Mitchell. No matter the reason,…

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How to Find All the Old Product Icons Apple Has Hidden in macOS

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As a lifelong Mac user, I always love learning about something hidden feature of my computer, such as the ability to change your mouse’s cursor color. So you can imagine my delight in stumbling upon this Reddit thread, where user OOF_V2 shared a hidden treasure trove of Apple product icons lurking within macOS.

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How to Tell Which Apps Can See Your Private iPhone Data

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Every year, Apple releases new features that both improve data privacy on the iPhone, and set a new benchmark for the industry as a whole. With iOS 15, it’s all about transparency. iOS 15.2 brings a new feature called App Privacy Report that provides a visual, easy-to-read report of all the ways an app is using or…

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How to Check Privacy Data for Apps on iPhone, iPad, Mac, & PC

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Have you ever wanted to check the kind of personal data that’s collected by a particular app during usage? Specifically, the data that’s used to track you or link to your identity? Apple makes it easy and straightforward for its users, putting people’s privacy at the forefront.

Apple has brought some major changes to privacy and stepped up its security measures to protect user data. The company has made it mandatory to have App Privacy labels for the apps that are published on the App Store. This makes it easier for normal users to figure out all the…

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How to Change Apple ID Country or Region on PC & Mac

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Do you want to switch regions on your primary Apple ID account used on a Mac or PC? Users who’re moving to a different country would want to do this to unlock iTunes and App Store content in that specific region. Some people tend to just make a new Apple account when presented with this situation, but that’s not necessary when Apple gives you the option to change the account’s country or region settings, right from a Mac or PC.

Whenever you make a new Apple account from scratch, you’re prompted to select your country, which allows Apple to provide…

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