The iTunes Library is locked

The message “The iTunes Library.itl file is locked, on a locked disk, or you do not have write permission for this file.” is a message you’ll receive when you start iTunes and the iTunes library is already used by one of CopyTrans programs: Why is it so? As soon as any CopyTrans app is started, […]

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How to use the iPod as a storage drive – enable disk use

How to use the iPod as a drive to store and transfer files on Connect the iPod to the computer Open iTunes Select the iPod icon in the Source pane Click the Summary Select “Enable disk use” or “Manually manage music and videos”. Either one will allow you to use iPod as a drive. If […]

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How to transfer your iTunes library to another hard drive?

If your iTunes library is too large and it threatens to take over your PC, you can easily move the library to another drive on your computer or an external hard disk. This tutorial demonstrates how to transfer iTunes to another drive; the method is compatible with all the latest Windows versions, including Windows 10. […]

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How do I prevent automatic synchronization of my iPod when I open iTunes?

If your iPod is in “automatic synchronization” mode, iTunes will automatically synchronize the iPod as soon as it gets connected. There is a simple way around this. Press the Shift and Ctrl keys when launching iTunes. Please keep these 2 keys pressed; you will see the following message. Click on "Continue" (keep Shift and Ctrl pressed until iTunes detects […]

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How to consolidate the iTunes library?

This will move all your iTunes media files, from wherever they are stored on your computer, to the iTunes folder. Thus, after you consolidated your iTunes library, all your iTunes contents will be stored in a single place. Simply use CopyTrans TuneSwift, if you want to transfer iTunes to an external drive or another folder […]

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How to back up iPhone apps without iTunes?

This quick guide demonstrates how to back up and transfer iPhone apps to a PC without the need for having iTunes installed. The method works for backing up apps from any iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Let’s back up iPhone apps to PC Download CopyTrans from the following page: Install the program. If you need […]

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How to locate and recover missing iTunes music?

It might be possible that your iTunes cannot locate some of the media files associated with the tracks listed in your library. In this case the tracks will be marked with an exclamation mark. This article explains how to get rid of the exclamation points using iTunes. Identifying missing music in iTunes: you can easily […]

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I have iTunes missing songs / exclamation point next to song

Missing songs in iTunes show up with an exclamation mark next to the track listing. These are songs or videos that iTunes cannot locate, as the track files were moved or deleted from the indexed location. iTunes can, therefore, not play these tracks. You can double-click on a missing song or video in iTunes to […]

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iPod update modes explained

This FAQ entry will briefly explain the different sync modes your iPod/iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad can be set to. Modes By default, your iPod is set to “Automatically sync songs to my iPod” also called “Automatic mode”. In order to transfer music from multiple computers to your iPod, the device must be set to “Manually […]

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