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How to enable iTunes Match on your Mac or PC with iTunes

How to enable iTunes Match on your Mac or Windows PC with iTunes

Not only does iTunes Match let you store your iPhone and iPad music on the cloud, but it lets you do the same across Mac and Windows PC computers as well. For example, if you have your entire music library on your iMac, you may not want to use the hard drive space on your MacBook Air. Instead,...
How to manually update iTunes Match on your Mac or PC

How to manually update iTunes Match on your Mac or PC

iTunes Match is a great way to access all your music from all your devices. It can also free up precious storage space. While music purchases should automatically sync with your iTunes Match subscription, there may be a time or two when music is missing on one device or another. If this ever...
How to set up and use iTunes Match

How to set up and use iTunes Match

iTunes Match allows you to stream purchased music from iTunes along with any other music you have saved in your iTunes library to any of your registered iOS devices. That means you can listen to your tunes — any purchased music + up to 25,000 songs from your personal library — anywhere you have a...
Music app using tons of data on your iPhone or iPad? Here's how you can stop it!

Music app using tons of data on your iPhone or iPad? Here's how you can stop it!

The Music app that comes built into every iPhone and iPad is responsible not only for storing your music collection from iTunes, it also houses iTunes Match and lets you access iTunes Radio, both of which can eat tremendous amounts of data. And that's not counting any iTunes in the Cloud...
How I saved 140 GB of hard disk space using iTunes Match

How I saved 140 GB of hard disk space using iTunes Match

Have a large iTunes library? Consider getting it off your hard drive and into the cloud Ever since I started using Macs with SSDs, I've become keenly aware of how much storage space I use. Over the years I've built up a great library of archived articles I've written, files I've saved,...
Having issues with iTunes Match and duplicate songs? Here's how to fix it!

iTunes Match showing duplicate songs? Here's how to fix it!

Using iTunes Match on your iPhone or iPad and keep finding duplicate songs in your albums? Turns out you aren't alone. Sometime during the days of iOS 6, a lot of iTunes Match subscribers started reporting the same problem. Unfortunately Apple hasn't yet provided a permanent fix. However, there...
WWDC 2011 Flashback: OS X Lion, iOS 5, iCloud and iTunes Match

WWDC 2011 Flashback: OS X Lion, iOS 5, iCloud and iTunes Match

As we head towards WWDC 2014 we thought it would be fun to look back at Apple World Wide Developer Conferences past, what they introduced, and what impact they made. Today let's take a look at WWDC 2011, where software ruled the day — OS X Lion, iOS 5 and iCloud... Apple often peppers WWDC...
How to delete songs in the iPhone and iPad Music app

How to delete songs in the Music app to free up space on your iPhone or iPad

iPhones and iPads don't come with an unlimited amount of storage space. One of the biggest culprits when it comes to eating space is music. Sure, the individual files aren't large, but many people have hundreds if not thousands of them in their collections and they can really add up. Deleting...
iTunes Match Limit: What to do when you hit 25,000 songs

iTunes Match Limit: What to do when you hit 25,000 songs

iTunes Match is great, but what happens when you hit the 25,000 song limit? The solution isn't pretty You can keep iTunes Radio, Spotify, Pandora and the like. I like collecting my music, just as I have since I was a kid. I'll never sell my audio CDs or get rid of vinyl. Between that and stuff I...
iTunes Match now available in Japan

iTunes Match now available in Japan

If you live in Japan and have been waiting for Apple's music locker service, iTunes Match to arrive you're now finally able to take advantage of the service on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Pricing for the service that lets your store and listen to up to 25,000 songs on Apple's iCloud servers across...

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