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Using iTunes Match

From: iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

Video: Using iTunes Match

Previously in this chapter, we saw how to sync So to set it up in iTunes, go to store, turn on iTunes Match.

Using iTunes Match

Previously in this chapter, we saw how to sync music from our iTunes library to your iOS device. But I mentioned that if you're an iTunes Match subscriber, the method for getting music to your device is different. So in this movie, let's take a look at how to set up a new iTunes Match. First of all, iTunes Match is a pay service from Apple that lets you store your music library in iCloud. You can then play and download your music in your collection from your iOS devices and other computers running iTunes. So to set it up in iTunes, go to store, turn on iTunes Match. iTunes match currently costs $25 per year.

So if you'd like to use this service, click the Subscribe button. And you'll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID. Once you have it set up iTunes analyzes your entire music library. Any songs in your collection that are available on the iTunes Store are made available for you to download onto other devices. This includes music that you didn't purchase on the iTunes Store. For example if you bought a CD and then ripped it to your computer and that album is available on the iTunes Store, then it's automatically available for you to download. Any songs in your library that aren't available for sale in the iTunes store are uploaded to your iCloud account. So depending on how large or eclectic your collection is it might take a while for all the songs to upload.

The nice thing is that iTunes Match storage doesn't count against your free iCloud storage space. So again, it may take a while for iTunes to run through these three steps. So you can see in step three here, iTunes is now uploading the artwork and the songs that it can't find on the iTunes store. And now I see the message that my iTunes library is now available in iCloud. I'll click done. And once all your songs have been uploaded you can set up your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad by going to Settings>Music, and here I turn iTunes Match on. You then have to tap Enable to indicate that you understand that any music currently on your device will be replaced.

So I'll tap Enable. Now with iTunes Match on you'll probably also want to decide whether you want this switch labeled, Show All Music switched on or off. With it on, the music app will display all the music that's available for you to download from your iTunes match account. Basically it mirrors your entire iTunes library at this point. But with it switched off, you'll only see the songs you've downloaded and which reside on your device. Let's leave it on and go to the Music app. We'll cover the Music app more fully in a later chapter, but for now, with Artists selected, you can see the artists from my iTunes Library, and I can browse through, find a band, and see all the albums I have from that band.

But none of these albums are actually on my iPhone right now. If I want, I can scroll back up to the top of the list, and click the Download All button to download every song in this list. Or I can tap the download button next to individual albums to download just that album. Or I can tap the download buttons next to individual songs just to download those songs. Now if you want to listen to a song right away, you can tap it's name or anywhere in the row that's not the Download button, and doing so will start it playing but it will also download it in the process. I'll just pause that for now. So, if you have one of the iOS devices with smaller internal storage, you might want to be more selective about which songs you download to your device.

Now, if I go back to music settings and I turn off Show All Music, when I go back to the Music app now. I only see the songs that I have downloaded so far. But again if you are using iTunes match. You probably want to be able to browse your entire music collection. So I go back and turn Show All Music back on. So that's iTunes match. You can repeat this process for any other iOS devices that you have like an iPad or iPod touch, and you can also sign into iTunes Match on other computers running iTunes to get your music. For more information on how it works visit Apple.com/iTunes/iTunes-match.

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iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

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Garrick Chow
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  1. 4m 46s
    1. Welcome
      1m 6s
    2. What's new in iOS 7?
      3m 40s
  2. 55m 0s
    1. A tour of the device
      5m 29s
    2. The Lock and Home screens
      2m 39s
    3. Accessing and using Control Center
      4m 37s
    4. Choosing and controlling your sounds
      5m 24s
    5. Learning finger gestures
      4m 1s
    6. Connecting to Wi-Fi networks
      3m 31s
    7. Using the Notification Center
      5m 41s
    8. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo integration
      4m 59s
    9. Setting up an Apple ID with your iOS device
      4m 21s
    10. Customizing your wallpaper
      4m 40s
    11. Multitasking
      2m 48s
    12. Sharing files with AirDrop
      2m 53s
    13. Enabling and using Touch ID
      3m 57s
  3. 20m 58s
    1. Understanding the keyless keyboard
      4m 24s
    2. Fixing typos and using autocorrection
      6m 39s
    3. Exploring Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste
      3m 3s
    4. Accessing hidden shortcuts
      1m 40s
    5. Syncing a Bluetooth keyboard
      1m 53s
    6. Adding international and emoji keyboards
      3m 19s
  4. 39m 52s
    1. Connecting your device to your Mac or PC
      5m 37s
    2. Syncing music, movies, and ringtones
      7m 30s
    3. Syncing photos from a Mac
      6m 5s
    4. Syncing photos from a PC
      3m 25s
    5. Syncing contacts and calendars from a Mac
      3m 54s
    6. Syncing contacts and calendars from a PC
      3m 13s
    7. Understanding your backup options
      3m 50s
    8. Using wireless syncing
      2m 24s
    9. Using iTunes Match
      3m 54s
  5. 56m 16s
    1. Basic phone activities
      3m 9s
    2. Adding and managing favorites
      3m 11s
    3. Accessing voicemail
      3m 12s
    4. Receiving calls
      5m 44s
    5. Blocking numbers
      2m 45s
    6. Using the iPhone during a call
      5m 10s
    7. Using FaceTime
      5m 50s
    8. Making conference calls
      3m 1s
    9. Adding recent calls to your contacts
      1m 35s
    10. Sharing contacts
      2m 51s
    11. Assigning photos and ringtones to specific contacts
      3m 34s
    12. Using the included headset
      2m 47s
    13. Using a Bluetooth headset
      3m 34s
    14. Texting and using iMessages
      9m 53s
  6. 39m 0s
    1. Importing email accounts from your computer
      1m 50s
    2. Setting up Exchange, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, or AOL email accounts
      4m 20s
    3. Setting up other types of email accounts
      2m 30s
    4. Keeping your iOS device email synced with your computer
      4m 32s
    5. Composing email
      4m 47s
    6. Receiving and reading email
      9m 22s
    7. Assigning VIPs
      2m 44s
    8. Searching your mailboxes
      1m 51s
    9. Setting mail options
      7m 4s
  7. 33m 34s
    1. Web browsing with Safari
      8m 11s
    2. Saving bookmarks and viewing the History list
      6m 29s
    3. Saving images
      2m 28s
    4. Completing forms and using AutoFill
      4m 34s
    5. Using Reader and the Reading List
      2m 11s
    6. Getting some privacy
      1m 54s
    7. Using iCloud tabs
      3m 43s
    8. Using iCloud Keychain
      4m 4s
  8. 35m 41s
    1. Browsing your library
      3m 6s
    2. Playing and controlling music
      7m 17s
    3. Playing and controlling video
      2m 37s
    4. Using the included earbud controls
      3m 0s
    5. Playing and controlling video
      6m 7s
    6. Adjusting your Music settings
      6m 26s
    7. Browsing and buying with the iTunes app
      4m 8s
    8. Using AirPlay to stream content from your device to an Apple TV
      3m 0s
  9. 51m 12s
    1. Shooting still photos with your device
      6m 48s
    2. Shooting in HDR
      2m 7s
    3. Shooting panoramas
      2m 34s
    4. Viewing, organizing, and editing photos
      9m 45s
    5. Shooting video
      2m 47s
    6. Shooting slow motion (iPhone 5s)
      3m 23s
    7. Shooting in burst mode (iPhone 5s)
      1m 38s
    8. Viewing and editing video
      2m 33s
    9. Taking screenshots
      1m 23s
    10. Sharing photos and video
      6m 27s
    11. Creating albums
      2m 57s
    12. Syncing your photos with a photo stream
      4m 9s
    13. Creating a shared photo stream
      4m 41s
  10. 22m 39s
    1. Getting your location with Maps
      3m 57s
    2. Finding addresses and nearby businesses
      3m 37s
    3. Bookmarking locations
      3m 12s
    4. Getting directions
      4m 15s
    5. Showing traffic and alternative maps
      2m 48s
    6. Using 3D and Flyover views
      2m 34s
    7. Using the Compass app
      2m 16s
  11. 28m 17s
    1. Adding events to your calendar
      10m 55s
    2. Subscribing to calendars
      2m 34s
    3. Setting Time Zone Support
      2m 21s
    4. Using the Clock app
      7m 4s
    5. Setting reminders
      5m 23s
  12. 6m 11s
    1. Using the Notes app
      3m 4s
    2. Using the Voice Memos app
      3m 7s
  13. 11m 48s
    1. Passbook
      6m 6s
    2. Stocks
      2m 32s
    3. Calculator
      50s
    4. Weather
      2m 20s
  14. 20m 51s
    1. Browsing the App Store through iTunes
      6m 3s
    2. Browsing the App Store on your iOS device
      6m 15s
    3. Purchasing apps
      7m 24s
    4. Finding app settings
      1m 9s
  15. 25m 38s
    1. Airplane mode
      2m 25s
    2. Wi-Fi
      3m 2s
    3. Do Not Disturb
      4m 7s
    4. The About section
      2m 27s
    5. Usage
      4m 10s
    6. Date & Time settings
      1m 25s
    7. Restrictions
      3m 21s
    8. Privacy
      4m 41s
  16. 14m 28s
    1. Using Auto-Lock
      1m 22s
    2. Using Passcode Lock
      6m 1s
    3. Using Find My iPhone and Activation Lock
      7m 5s
  17. 17m 52s
    1. Introducing Siri
      9m 26s
    2. Listening and responding to messages
      4m 1s
    3. Setting reminders
      2m 51s
    4. Dictating in apps
      1m 34s
  18. 16m 33s
    1. Begin by restarting
      1m 6s
    2. Force-quitting apps
      1m 3s
    3. Rebooting
      43s
    4. Resetting
      1m 47s
    5. Erasing and restoring
      4m 32s
    6. Checking for updates
      1m 41s
    7. Optimizing battery life
      5m 41s
  19. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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