Not Syncing All Songs?

AdamRush

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my iTunes shows 750+ songs but my iPhone only says it has 650+ ..... all songs are checked in iTunes, whats the problem? Thanks.
 
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Could there be dupes in iTunes? In iTunes click FILE and then click SHOW DUPES. Maybe this will fix it.
 
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All my songs are checked in iTunes but if I have my phone plugged in and iTunes open. If I click on my phone and then music I don't have them all checked to be synced to my phone. Could this be your problem?
 

Blue_Z

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Recently I've noticed that my iPhone wont sync some songs especially the ones that I've gotten through websites so is there anyway to get it to work again or what?
 

Europa

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Are the boxes to the left of the songs in iTunes checked?
 
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Can you play these songs in iTunes? If not, they have either been deleted or accidentally moved.
 

Blue_Z

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yes i can play them in iTunes
 

Blue_Z

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Now my iPhone wont sync any new songs WTF
 
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My daughters 8g Touch has a weird problem. There are songs on the iPod that won't sync to iTunes on the computer. The iPod has songs on it that don't show up in iTunes, even when selecting My iPod. There are 40 or so songs affected. I've messed with sync settings and still can't get it to work. All of the songs that won't sync were downloaded from iTunes but directly onto the iPod. It's running 3.1.2 and it is jail-broken with blackra1n. I would just restore it and update to 3.1.3 but she doesn't want to lose those songs. There was a decent amount of money spent getting them. She also can't update any of her apps. We have the latest version of iTunes on the computer.

Question #1: has anybody seen anything like this before?

Question #2: is there any way of getting those songs off of the iPod so they can be saved when I restore?
 

moonfish

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Silly question, but have you transferred purchases from touch to iTunes? Also, are running PC or Mac?
 
Oct 20, 2009
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Not specifically. I thought that would happen when it synced. I'll have to look at that.

Computer is a pc.
 
Oct 20, 2009
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Well, oddly enough, when I had her hook it up again she said all the songs were there now. I haven't seen it with my own eyes yet though. That would be very odd, considering I've fooled around with it for quite some time trying to figure out what the problem was. I'll report back when I see it for sure.
 
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Not realizing it would wipe everything off the iPod she started to update the IOS. It restored and synced ok. She says she has all of her songs still.

The problem she still has is that when she's on iTunes it won't show how much credit she has in her account. It won't show anything at all where it's supposed to show the dollar amount. I've deactivated and reactivated the computer. She's logged out and back in a few times. We've rebooted the computer. Still nothing. We can't get a response from Apple. Anyone have a clue?
 

Sharunda

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I had a similar problem when I used a PC with my iPhone. I have never jailborken my iPhone so I hope what I am about to tell you will help.

When I had a PC and my iTunes was acting funny, I always knew it was because of the PC and the iTunes not getting along. I eventually had to completely uninstall iTunes and then reinstall it to get it to work properly. I think that is your best move. Uninstall iTunes completely, you won't loose your music or videos. U might have to put any special settings you had in iTunes back, but that'll be it. It sounds like your best bet is to uninstall this copy of iTunes, as it is probably corrupted and redownload and install a fresh copy from the Apple web site.

Now, I can't stress this enough, there is a particular way to uninstall iTunes to be sure you get it all out. Call the Apple 1-888-659-5840 select 3 for Tech support and follow the promps from there. When you get someone on the phone, tell them what your problem is and ask them to walk you through uninstalling iTunes on your PC.

Good Luck, all is not lost!
 
Oct 20, 2009
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I may have to try that. We're currently in 'discussions' over a billing snafu. When that gets straightened out we'll see if it's working correctly or not.
 
Oct 20, 2009
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Turns out the credit wasn't shown because she didn't have any. I would have thought it would at least show $0 available. Once she added a gift card it showed up. Everything's working fine now.
 
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I had unauthorized it and reauthorized it several times without success. I also tried the Transfer Purchases. It all of a sudden synced all of the songs one day on it's own. Perhaps it was a result of one of the above. I still think it was an issue with having an older OS (3.1.2) and being J/B. She's running IOS4 now and has all of her songs. I'm not going to J/B it again. The only thing she misses, because it's a gen1 Touch, is being able to change her desktop background. But she can live with it.
 

adobe81

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I know this topic has been talked about MANY times in these boards.
I have read every one of them but still I am unable to sync my songs from iTunes to my iPod Touch...I must be missing something.

In my iTunes music library I have all the songs that I want to sync checked, others that I don't want synced are unchecked.
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On the Summary Page of my iPod I have checked "Sync only Checked Songs and Videos"
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On the Music Tab within my iPod I have unchecked the Sync Music. When I do check this it makes me select Either the Entire Library (which I don't want) or Select a playlist (which also I don't want).

Then when I right click my iPod in the devices list and Sync, it wont sync my songs. What in the heck am I doing wrong?