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How to use Apple Music playlists in iTunes

Apple Music gives you a whole new way to integrate playlists into your listening via iTunes. Read on to get the most out of Apple Music, playlists, and iTunes!

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Can't sync music from iTunes in iOS 8? Try this fix!

Since upgrading to iOS 8, many users have reported issues when it comes to syncing music with iTunes. For some reason, all their music is gone and no matter how many times they try and sync, no music ever gets transferred. Here's what worked for us!

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How to quickly link your iTunes credit or debit card to Apple Pay

Apple makes it incredibly easy to get started with Apple Pay by letting you quickly link it to your existing iTunes credit or debit card. Your bank still has to support Apple Pay, of course but, if they do, you can setup both online and in-store mobile payments with just a few taps.

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iTunes wifi sync not working with iOS 8? Here's how to fix it!

If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8 only to find that wifi syncing capabilities between iTunes are now broken, you aren't alone. For some users, wifi sync just appears to be syncing indefinitely while others can't seem to get it working again at all. No matter what issue you're experiencing with wifi sync, try these troubleshooting steps to get it back up and running again!

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How to review and resend iTunes, iBooks, or App Store gifts on iPhone or iPad

As most folks already know, you can easily gift the gift of apps, books, movies, and more right from your iPhone or iPad. You can just as easily receive them from others as well. Have you ever wanted to take a look back at what items you've gifted to others, or make sure they actually redeemed them? If the answer is yes, all you need is your iPhone or iPad and your Apple ID and we can show you how!

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How to create a new child ID for Family Sharing

One of the best parts of Family Sharing in iOS 8 is that you can closely monitor your children's purchases, even when they're not with you. Even better yet, you can create an Apple ID just for them that once they're old enough, they can take with them. But until that time, it can help you keep a watchful eye on content and purchases on any iPhone or iPad they're using.

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How to download and install iOS 8 using iTunes

While updating iOS over-the-air is faster in most cases, we know there are some folks that still prefer using iTunes to sync, backup, and update. If you don't completely trust the cloud with your data and your updates, that's okay. We can walk you through how to upgrade your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the most current version of iOS via USB instead!

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How to disable automatic downloads on iPhone and iPad

By default your iPhone or iPad can automatically download App Store apps and music that you purchase either within iTunes on your computer, or on another iOS device. That means download an app on your iPad, and it's instantly on your iPhone as well. While some people like this convenience, others may not appreciate it, especially if storage space is an issue on certain devices. Luckily you can disable it in just a few taps.

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How to hide the free U2 album on iPhone, iPad, and iTunes

After Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus announcement, U2 took the stage. After that iTunes customers in over 100 countries were told they'd have access to their new album, Songs of Innocence, for free. While some people were excited about that and asking how to download it, others were less than thrilled. My colleague Peter recently expressed his distaste for the situation and while I tend to agree, I also understand some people not wanting to look at an album in their library they aren't interested in.

So here's how to hide it from even showing up not only in iTunes, but on your iPhone and iPad as well!

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How to download the Songs of Innocence album by U2 for free on iPhone and iPad

U2 took the stage today at Apple's iPhone event and along with a free performance, also announced that their new album, Songs of Innocence, would be made available for free to all iPhone and iPad owners via iTunes. The biggest question we're getting bombarded with now is how exactly you go about downloading it. As it turns out, you've just got to know where to look.

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