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Enable Automatic Downloads

Enable Automatic Downloads

iTunes 10.3.3 and iOS 4.3.3 or later (iOS 5 or later for iPhone (CDMA Model)) enable you to automatically download purchases from the App Store, iBooks Store, or iTunes Store instantly to your other computers and devices. Enabling Automatic Downloads on your computer Open iTunes. If you haven’t already, authorize your computer for use with your Apple(…)

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Back up and Restore

Back up and Restore

iCloud and iTunes can back up most data on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Backed-up information includes purchased music, TV shows, apps, and books*; photos and video in the Camera Roll; device settings (for example, Phone Favorites, Wallpaper, and Mail, Contacts, Calendar accounts); app data; Home screen and app organization; Messages (iMessage, SMS, and(…)

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Home Sharing

Home Sharing

Home Sharing in iTunes is designed to let you easily share your iTunes media libraries between up to five computers in your household. You can also use Home Sharing to play your iTunes content on your iOS devices and Apple TV (2nd generation) if they are connected to your home Wi-Fi network. Setting up Note: This(…)

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Importing

Importing

Add to Library iTunes creates an index of all music, audio book, and video files that are added to iTunes so you can access them quickly. This index is called the iTunes Library. When you add something to the library, essentially you are taking existing audio or movie files and adding an entry for each to(…)

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Restoring iOS software

Restoring iOS software

Try restoring the iOS device if backing up and erasing all content and settings doesn’t resolve the issue. Restoring your device will delete all data and content, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, and calendar information, and will restore all settings to their factory condition. Before restoring: Verify that you are using the latest version of iTunes. Back up your device. Transfer(…)

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MacVideos

MacVideos

Watch Mac Video Tutorials, Tips and Tricks of all Mac OS X Productivity, Consumer and Professional Software right in your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download   

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GarageBand Top Tips

GarageBand Top Tips

Set up Your Info By default, GarageBand uses your account information on your Mac as your artist name. Before you start working on your tunes, it’s probably a good idea to change this information. GarageBand>Preferences under the My Info tab. Change it or you’ll end up like us with a lame Artist name. Turn off(…)

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Logic Pro Expert

Logic Pro Expert

Get Logic Pro Expert Tips right from your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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Podcast Tips

Finding Podcasts Go on a free podcast spree. The iTunes Store puts thousands of free podcasts at your fingertips. To find them, select iTunes Store underneath the Store subheading in the left column of the jukebox window; then select “Podcasts” from the menu bar along the top of the store. Or, here’s another way to(…)

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Syncing

Syncing your Apple TV with iTunes: You can set up iTunes to automatically sync your Apple TV with your iTunes library. That way, you can play your iTunes library on your TV without having to turn on the computer and open iTunes. To sync your Apple TV: Make sure the computer you want to stream(…)

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GarageBand Tips

GarageBand Tips

Get GarageBand Tips right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download

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GarageBand Videos

GarageBand Videos

Watch GarageBand Tutorial Videos right in your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download

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iTunes Tips

iTunes 10: Download and Install iTunes Download or update iTunes on your Mac or PC and start collecting, organizing, and playing all kinds of audio information and entertainment. http://support.apple.com/kb/VI67 iTunes: Frequently asked questions about viewing and syncing videos Can I view widescreen movies? to turn on or off). When viewing a widescreen movie with the Widescreen setting turned on, black bars display above(…)

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iCloud Tips

Love it or hate it, iCloud is a big part of Apple’s ecosystem and it has a number features of which OS X can take advantage. In this guide, I’ll show you how to set up and begin using iCloud on your Mac, as well as the features and benefits it provides. What is iCloud?(…)

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iOS Safari Tips

iOS Safari Tips

Smart search field Safari on iOS 7 has a unified “smart search field” that allows you to type the url of the website or search for text. When you start typing, it displays the top url hit, suggestions from Google Search or your favorite search engine, your Bookmarks and history, and results of the text search on the(…)

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iTunes Tips

iTunes Tips

Apple has baked iCloud into the core of iTunes, and the app’s interface has been decluttered and enhanced with new features like the MiniPlayer. We’ve been combing through the innards of iTunes 11 to find all of the little changes and additions. Here’s our updating list of iTunes 11 tips and tricks: Apple has hidden(…)

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Purchasing and viewing HD videos

Purchasing and viewing HD videos

Video purchases from the iTunes Store are delivered in Standard Definition (SD), which can be played on your computer, iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple TV. Some videos are also offered in High Definition (HD). HD videos feature a higher-quality picture, but are designed to be played only on your iPhone 4 or later, iPod touch (4th(…)

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Tools and Downloads

Tools and Downloads

Get the latest software to use iCloud Storage APIs in your app. Xcode Developer Tools Xcode is the complete toolset for creating apps for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Download Xcode and enable your apps for iCloud. Get Xcode for free. iCloud Web Tools Debug your iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion apps that(…)

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iTunes Plus FAQ

What is iTunes Plus? iTunes Plus is the new standard on iTunes. iTunes Plus downloads are songs and music videos available in our highest quality 256 kbps AAC audio encoding (twice the audio quality of protected music purchases), and without digital rights management (DRM). iTunes Plus music can be burned to CD as many times(…)

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Download Options

Learn about the download options you have when you purchase a TV season, Season Pass, Multi-Pass, movie bundle, music box set, or an individual movie or TV episode using iTunes 11 or iOS 6 or later. iTunes 11 or later Season Passes and completed TV seasons When you purchase a TV season or Season Pass,(…)

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GarageBand iOS Tips

GarageBand iOS Tips

Play patterns with ease If you touch and hold two fingers on the bass drum, it will play a repeating patten (the first and third beat in the bar). Move your fingers apart slightly to play crotchets and further apart again to play quavers. It also works on the snare, but the repeating pattern is(…)

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Making a Podcast

This document covers the following topics: Submission and Feedback Processes Creating Your Feed and the Importance of Good Metadata Understanding the iTunes Client and the iTunes Store Testing Your Feed Submitting Your Podcast to the iTunes Store Submission Errors and Duplicate Feeds The Submission Queue Linking to Your Podcast Adding Episodes Troubleshooting Your Feed Removing(…)

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Pre-orders

Pre-orders

You can pre-order music and movies from the iTunes Store prior to their public release date. Pre-ordered items will download when they become available. If an item isn’t yet available, you may be able to pre-order it. You can then download it when it becomes available. Items available for pre-order will have an orange pre-order(…)

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Create Ringtones

Create Ringtones

Step 1: Select your song In iTunes, find the song you want to use for your fancy new ringtone. Right-click and select ‘Get Info’.   Step 2: Set a Start and Stop time   Once you’re in the info view, navigate along the top to Options and from there you must select both a start(…)

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iCloud FAQ

What is iCloud Keychain? iCloud Keychain keeps your Safari website usernames and passwords, credit card information, and Wi-Fi network information up to date across all of your approved devices that are using iOS 7.0.3 or later or OS X Mavericks v10.9 or later. iCloud Keychain can also keep the accounts you use in Mail, Contacts,(…)

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