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JohnMMM posted to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 2:13 AM

Huh?

I always update iOS using USB to iTunes in my MacPro. Since the recent iTunes update to 12.2.2.25 I get a warning 'There are purchased items on the iPhone xxxx that have not been transferred to your iTunes library. You should transfer these items to [more]

Fri Aug 7

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 4:08 PM

Re: Thumb USB2 vs USB3 Flash Drives

Thanks for a great response.

I had explored this earlier on my own but did not understand the difference between high speed and super speed, and also missed the disclosure triangle.

I have bookmarked that Apple Support [more]

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JohnMMM posted to the Apple User's Group board. 3:15 PM

Thumb USB2 vs USB3 Flash Drives

I have a gaggle of old and newer flash drives. If not marked by the mfr, how can I determine whether a given drive is USB2 or USB3?

J

Wed Jul 29

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 1:03 PM

Re: I Think I Need A New Laptop

My MacBook Air has two USB3 ports, and I have an external DVD drive for it.

J

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 12:59 PM

Re: I Think I Need A New Laptop

I love my MacBook Air.

If it would meet your needs, I would suggest getting the 256GB model, not the 128GB.

J

Wed Jun 24

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 1:25 PM

Re: Photos

Try Photos For Mac by Jason Snell. A $10 ebook.

J

Fri Jun 12

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:09 PM

Re: Dumb iTunes Question

Ah, yes, that is right.

I forgot.

J

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 7:54 PM

Re: Dumb iTunes Question

Hey, how come < i >< /i > doesn't undo italics for me in my Fool message?
[Ignore the spaces which are to fool Fool].
J

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 2:21 PM

Re: Dumb iTunes Question

Was iTunes running when you added those files? Or was it launched later?

Yes, iTunes was running.

if iTunes is adding the files to its library, then it must be "seeing" them in the
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Wed Jun 10

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 10:30 AM

Re: Dumb iTunes Question

Yes, both these boxes have been and are checked.

I deleted the four music folders stored In the Automatically Add folder since iTunes forgot to do it. iTunes still can access that music.

Perhaps we still live in an imperfect world [more]

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 9:57 AM

Re: Dumb iTunes Question

Not to worry. My question has been answered, thanks to your original suggestion to drag a music file out of the Automatically Add folder and then check to see if iTunes still can find it.

It does.

I added the excerpt merely as [more]

Tue Jun 9

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JohnMMM replied to the Apple User's Group board. 6:11 PM

Re: Dumb iTunes Question

From 'Take Control of iTunes 11':

'You can find the Automatically Add to iTunes folder in the iTunes Media folder, which by default is in your Music folder. iTunes adds any new content in this “watched” folder to your iTunes library, then [more]

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JohnMMM posted to the Apple User's Group board. 12:01 AM

Dumb iTunes Question

But on the other hand, iTunes is so awkward I don't mind being so dumb.

v12.1.2: When I put new music into the 'Automatically Add to iTunes' folder, iTunes will do that.

Do I have to keep that new music file in the Automatically Add [more]

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