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  1. #1

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    Jun 20, 2008
    Recent switcher: problem with itunes
    Hi! I've recently bought an aluminium macbook and I have an issue with itunes.

    When I copy music files to the itunes music folder they don't appear automatically in the Itunes library (unless I play the songs). How can I solve this problem?

    Many thanks!
    Aluminium Macbook (Leopard + XP), Dell Laptop (XP), Asus R2H tablet (XP), HP Pavillon desktop (Vista ).

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    May 18, 2007
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    Open iTunes go to file>add to library.

    Then you should be able to see your music.
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  3. #3

    louishen's Avatar
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    Oct 22, 2007
    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    Are you adding tunes to the library using the finder (manually putting in music files to the Itunes folder)

    Itunes will not pick these up in the library, you need to drag new music into the library icon within the iTunes window, then they will be copied in to the Library folder on your hard disk
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  4. #4

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    Jul 17, 2008
    Also make sure your itunes is copying your music for you too if that's what you want.

    Itunes > Preferences > Advanced > Copy Files to Itunes music folder when adding.

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