Category: iTunes

How to Tell If You're Being Scammed By Fleeceware Apps

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Fleeceware is one of the worst scams you can deal with on your device, because it has one, singular goal: extracting as much money from you as possible. It generally accomplishes this not by dropping malware on your device or otherwise forcing you to do something; instead, fleeceware hides in plain sight, relying on a…

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How to Disable Explicit Apple Music Content on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

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We all love a bit of music and Apple Music subscribers are no different. But with so much music including explicit language, you might want to turn it off, ensuring you only hear the clean version of every song. That is especially the case if you have kids who use your device – or they have their own device – and listen to music.

Thankfully it’s very easy to prevent explicit lyrics from being heard on any device that is part of your Family Sharing setup. That includes your own as well as anyone else who is part of the same family. It’s important to note…

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How to Manage App Store Subscriptions on Windows PC with Tunes

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Windows PC users can make use of iTunes to quickly check all their active and expired subscriptions for various services and apps through their Apple devices. So whether you want to cancel a service, check the renewal date, or change a subscription plan, you can do that from a Windows PC, much like you can on a Mac.

Even if you don’t subscribe to a service directly from a Windows PC, but instead subscribe via iPhone, iPad, or Mac, it’s set to automatically renew by default, whether it’s monthly or yearly subscription. And you can still manage that…

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How to Transfer Music from Windows PC to iPhone

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Have music on your Windows PC that you want to listen to on iPhone? Not everyone is an Apple Music subscriber or uses iCloud Music Library for managing their music. If you’re the kind of person who prefers to manually manage your song library, you’ll want to use iTunes to transfer music from your Windows PC to your iPhone.

Apple’s iTunes is a media library and device management utility software for use with iOS devices. It is available on both Windows and Mac. Until iCloud and Apple Music gained traction, most Apple users had to resort to iTunes in one…

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Can’t Drag a Ringtone to iPhone with iTunes? Here’s the Fix

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Some iPhone users may notice that trying to drag a ringtone or text tone to their device through iTunes fails. You connect the iPhone (or iPad) to the Mac or Windows PC, open iTunes or Finder, select the device as required, but when trying to manually drag and drop a ringtone into iTunes to copy it to the iPhone, nothing happens.

If you encounter this frustrating issue, don’t be alarmed, as there is a way to easily copy ringtones over to iPhone using iTunes or Finder, it just does not involve drag and drop.

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How to Set Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone with GarageBand (No iTunes Required)

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How’d you like to set a song as the ringtone on iPhone? If you want to use your favorite song as a custom ringtone for incoming phone calls or text messages, you’re certainly not alone. Thanks to Apple’s GarageBand app, you can set literally any song as a ringtone right on your iPhone, and without needing iTunes.

With the old iTunes ringtone creation method, you had to rely on a computer to get the music you want as ringtones. Therefore, GarageBand is a better alternative for people who don’t have access to a computer, or who would rather just do it all…

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How to Restore iPhone or iPad with Windows PC & iTunes

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Restoring an iPhone or iPad can be necessary sometimes, usually as a troubleshooting procedure. If you’re a Windows PC user, you can restore iPhone and iPad easily with iTunes.

Restoring a device can be helpful if you’re facing issues with your iOS device, or if you’re simply planning to sell or trade it for a newer device. Restoration with iTunes on a PC means that you erase all the content from the device, and then typically restore your iPhone or iPad back to its factory settings, or with a previously made backup.

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How to Backup iPhone or iPad to Windows PC

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iPhone and iPad users who have a Windows PC may be happy to know they can backup their iPhone or iPad to Windows PC by using iTunes. Since not all iPhone users have Macs or iCloud, this offers another backup solution for the PC-based user base. And if you’re not paying for iCloud, the chances are that you’re not backing up your iPhone or iPad data to iCloud on Apple’s secure cloud servers. Whether for redundancy or necessity, you can use iTunes software to locally back up all your iPhone and iPad data to your Windows PC, free of cost.

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How to Create an Apple ID without Credit Card

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Do you want to create an new Apple account without adding a payment method? Although Apple asks for payment information while you create a new Apple ID by default, there’s a nifty trick that you can use to avoid adding any credit card information.

If you’re creating a new Apple account for your kids or other family members to use on their devices, you might not want any sort of payment method to avoid unnecessary charges on your credit card. This workaround can also come in handy for teenagers who don’t own their own credit cards, or for anyone else…

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How to Follow Along With Real-Time Lyrics in Apple Music on Mac

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Listening to music can be one of the most fun, enjoyable, therapeutic things we can do. But it can be frustrating if you’re forgetting the words to your favorite song, or you haven’t quite mastered the lyrics yet.

Fortunately the Apple’s Music app has long offered lyrics to those who want to follow along, but now those lyrics appear in real-time on iPhone and iPad, and the Mac with Apple Music too.

So, want to have a little karaoke session on your Mac? Now you can!

Even though lyrics aren’t available for every song, they’re available on nearly all…

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