A step-by-step guide to finding and buying songs and albums at the iTunes Store.
The volume that songs play back at in the iTunes can be different. This can be annoying – especially if you’ve just turned the volume up to hear a quiet song and the next one half deafens you. Sound Check is a tool built into iTunes that plays all songs at roughly an equal volume.
Most people find for songs, movies, and TV shows by searching the iTunes Store. But it's not the only way. You can also browse content in the store. Here's how.
The data management tools that iTunes offers to iPhone users are pretty powerful. Syncing your iPhone to iTunes can be much more than just a dump of data to your phone. Learn how to manage even the most minute sync settings.
Keeping your data in sync across multiple computers and mobile devices can be very difficult. Or at least, it used to be. Thanks to Apple's free iCloud service, it's now much easier. Learn how to set up and use iCloud here.
The 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards at the iPhone/iPod saw over 375 products nominated to be the for top picks in 18+ categories.
An iTunes Allowance can be a pretty neat gift. After all, what's better than having iTunes Store credit show up in your account every month, like magic? While not quite as easy as sitting back and letting the money appear, setting up an iTunes Store allowance is pretty simple.
ITunes allows you to rip CDs using different file formats - some have better audio quality, some make smaller files. This step-by-step guide will show you how to change your iTunes settings to get the files you want.
While most of us do our shopping in iTunes for ourselves, music and movies from the iTunes Store make great gifts for iPod and iPhone owners – and the iTunes Store makes it easy to give gifts. This is especially great for birthdays and holidays, or just when you want to share your favorite album or TV episode with a friend of loved one.
Want to learn how to use the built-in Maps app that comes with iOS 6 and higher? Find out how to get turn-by-turn directions, 3D maps, and more.
The winners of the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards for the iPhone/iPod site, and how the other finalists stacked up.
Publishing your own iMix to the iTunes Store for anyone to buy as easy as creating a playlist and clicking a few buttons.
Playlists can help you make custom song mixes, burn CDs, or sync multiple iPods to the same computer. Here's a guide to making and using playlists in iTunes.
Thanks to iCloud, you never again have to worry about losing songs, apps, or iBooks purchased from iTunes if your hard drive fails. Now, all your purchases are available for redownload whenever you need them. Here's how to redownload them on the desktop and on iOS devices.
Each iTunes account can authorize up to 5 computers. In most cases, this isn't a problem. However, those 5 authorizations can get used up quickly if we sell a computer and forget to deauthorize it or if a computer dies before we can deauthorize it. In that situation, your iTunes account provides a way to deauthorize iTunes on old or dead computers.
The iTunes Store may have tons of terrific content, but it's not all appropriate for kids. Parents who wants to let their kids access some parts of iTunes, but not others, can use its built-in parental controls.
One of the neatest features of Apple's iOS is the ability to run apps from the App Store. Read on to learn how to buy and download apps from the App Store and how to sync them to your iOS device for use.
Having email accounts set up on your iPhone is just the first step. With that done, you'll also want to learn the ins and outs of sending messages, too.
If you want to use an iPod, iPhone, or iPad, also using iTunes is practically (though not technically) a requirement. Learn where to download and install iTunes on Windows.
In addition to automatically making playlists of songs that will sound good together from the music you already have in your iTunes library, iTunes Genius can help you discover new music at the iTunes Store based on the music you already have and like.
If you've moved, gotten a new bank, or want to change your Apple ID, you'll need to update your account information in iTunes. Here's what you need to know to do that.
With the release of iTunes 11, Apple transformed the way users can shuffle through their music libraries. iTunes DJ was gone, replaced by Up Next. Here's how to use it.
An iTunes account is one of the most important things an iPod, iPad, or iPhone user can have. Without one, you won't be able to activate your device, buy music or apps at iTunes, or use a number of other valuable features.
You can customize your iPhone by changing the wallpaper--the image underneath your app on the home screen--and the lockscreen--the image that appears when you unlock your phone. Here's how.
Playing music on the iPhone's Music app is as simple as tapping the song you want to hear. But once that song is playing tap, the screen again to see a new set of options. This article explains those options.