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Modifying Songs in iTunes

Although iTunes was never meant to be a song editing application, it offers a simple control over the starting and stopping points for playing back a song. You can use this feature to cut out unwanted [more…]

How to Play Movies, TV Shows, and Videos on Your iPod

Movies, TV shows, and videos will play on most iPods. Fifth- and sixth-generation iPods, the iPod nano, the iPod touch, and the iPhone can all play movies, TV shows, and videos from your iTunes library [more…]

How To Rip Music from CDs into iTunes

You can rip music from a CD and import it into iTunes, thus copying songs from your CDs to your iTunes library. Then you can add the ripped songs to your iPod. So your CDs aren’t useless just because you [more…]

Smart Playlists

iTunes comes with a few smart playlists. Under Party Shuffle (near the top of the Playlists section of the Source pane), you can find these smart playlists, which are indicated by a gear icon. iTunes comes [more…]

How to Buy Songs from iTunes

You’ve found a great song on Apple iTunes and you want to buy it. Before you can buy songs on Apple iTunes, though, you have to set up an account with Apple [more…]

How to Buy an iTunes Gift Certificate or Monthly Allowance

If you have trouble coming up with gifts, Apple iTunes may be your salvation. You can give the gift of music through Apple iTunes gift certificates, in amounts ranging from [more…]

How to Buy Audiobooks, Movies, and Non-Music Products from iTunes

The iTunes Music Store is now just called the iTunes Store because you can purchase a lot more than just music for your iPod. Whether you’re an audiobook fan or a TV buff, or a lifelong learner, you can [more…]

How to Add Podcasts to iTunes

You can add podcasts to your iTunes library. Just subscribe to a podcast in the iTunes Store, or subscribe to them directly from Web sites that host them. Similar to a recording of a radio broadcast, you [more…]

How to Play Songs in iTunes

Playing your music in iTunes is pretty straightforward — when you find a song you want to play, simply select it in the Song List pane and then click the Play button. The Play button toggles to a Pause [more…]

How to Display iTunes Content in List View

You can display your iTunes content in List view. To display your content as a list, click the left View button (refer to the figure). You can then click the Browse button in the lower-right corner of [more…]

How to Create Song Playlists in iTunes

You need to create a playlist to burn a CD in iTunes, but playlists can also make it easier to play items you like without browsing the entire iTunes library looking for them. You can create playlists [more…]

How to Create Podcast Playlists in iTunes

You can add podcast episodes to your playlists in iTunes. You can even create a playlist consisting entirely of episodes from different podcasts. [more…]

How to Create Video Playlists in iTunes

iTunes let's you create video playlists. You can drag individual videos and TV shows into a playlist and rearrange them to play in any sequence you want. [more…]

How to Delete Items from a Playlist in iTunes

If you want to change up your iTunes playlists, you can delete items from playlists while still keeping them in your library. When you delete an item from a playlist, the item is simply deleted from the [more…]

How to Take Pictures with Your iPhone

Your iPhone takes pictures, using the Camera application icon on the Home screen. The Camera icon is positioned on the upper row of icons on your iPhone, all the way to the right and adjacent to the Photos [more…]

How to Set a Playing Speed on Your iPhone for Audio Books

You can change the playing speed on your iPhone when listening to your audio books. You can choose to slow down the speed if you're studying, taking notes, or want to make sure that you listen intently [more…]

How to Adjust the Equalizer on Your iPhone

You can adjust the equalizer settings on your iPhone. Some equalizer settings emphasize the bass notes (low end) in a song; other equalizer settings make the higher frequencies more apparent. Consider [more…]

How to Use Playlists on Your iPhone

You can use playlists on your iPhone just as you can on an iPod. To use playlists on your iPhone, tap the Playlists icon at the bottom of the screen; a list of playlists appears. If you don’t have any [more…]

How to Customize Your iPhone's Audio Collection

If you’d prefer to browse through your iPhone's audio files by criteria other than playlists, artists, or songs, there is a way to customize your collection so it suits your needs. Tap the More button [more…]

How to Set a Sleep Timer on Your iPhone

You can set a sleep timer on your iPhone. If you like to fall asleep with music playing but don’t want to leave your iPhone playing music all night long, you can turn on its sleep timer. [more…]

How to Play Video on Your iPhone

Your iPhone has the ability to play video. This includes movies, TV shows, music videos, and podcasts — any video content that you have downloaded. Your iPhone also lets you control how your videos play [more…]

How to Play Slide Shows on Your iPhone

You can play slide shows of your photos on your iPhone. If you store a lot of photos or images on your iPhone, watching a slide show is a fun way to see them all. [more…]

Using Cover Flow to Find Music on Your iPhone

You can find music on your iPhone by using the Cover Flow feature. Cover Flow lets you browse through your music collection by its album artwork.

To use Cover Flow, turn your iPhone sideways [more…]

How to Find Pictures on Your iPhone

If you've got dozens (hundreds?) of pictures on your iPhone, how do you find the one you are looking for? Fortunately, the iPhone makes it pretty easy to find a photo or image. The steps described here [more…]

How to Search the iTunes App Store

The iTunes App Store offers you a couple of options for exploring its content: by browsing or by using the Search field. (Just a reminder: to display the App Store, launch iTunes, click the iTunes store [more…]

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