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To turn this off, click on "i Tunes" in the menu bar, then "Preferences." This opens up the program's preference panel.
Click on "Devices" and check the box next to "Prevent i Pods, i Phones, and i Pads from syncing automatically."Just keep in mind that doing this means your device won't back up automatically when you connect it to your computer.
It’s also worth keeping in mind that the same rules apply when working with the Genius feature on an i OS device, except in this case Genius can only choose from the collection of music actually stored on your device, generally providing more limited options than your full i Tunes library would.
We reserve the right to edit questions for grammar, spelling, and length. I haven’t been able to get i Tunes genius to work for a long time for any of my songs, even the ones I purchased through the i Tunes Store.
Repeat this process to match each different genre tag associated with your Christmas music. Click the “Edit” menu and click “Select All” to select all the songs on your Christmas music playlist, then right-click the selected songs and click “Uncheck Selection.” ITunes unchecks and disables each song on the playlist.
This short article describes how to turn Genius for Apps on or off.
If I buy a song, update genius and try make a genius playlist from it, it doesn’t work. Firstly, to be clear the Genius feature does require that you have enough similar music in your library to be able to create a viable playlist.
If you’re working with a more obscure track—even if you purchased it from the i Tunes Store—it may simply not be possible for i Tunes to find enough matching content in your library.