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Changing genres

by dwilt72 / August 15, 2014 5:02 AM PDT

My itunes software is constantly changing the genres of songs. I tend to listen to music by genre, so it's driving me crazy and it seems to have gotten more aggressive lately. I'm really tired of changing it back. I have googled the issue and most of the stuff i find is at least a couple of years ago. I have tried changing the id3 tags, but that hasn't done anything. Is anyone else experiencing this and has anyone come up with a fix?

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No.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 15, 2014 5:12 AM PDT
In reply to: Changing genres

But one can turn off iTunes automatic update of songs. That is pretty old. That is, that setting(s) are well done so are they on or off?
Bob

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(NT) How do I do that?
by dwilt72 / August 15, 2014 6:51 AM PDT
In reply to: No.
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I didn't add that because
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 15, 2014 7:19 AM PDT
In reply to: How do I do that?

You claimed you researched those old discussions. For me the off settings are often noted like
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2231706?tstart=0

That is, the copy to my library and keep organized settings will wreck havoc on those that don't want a computer overlord. There's also some talk when there is a m3u playlist.
Bob

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Yes I did
by dwilt72 / August 17, 2014 2:12 AM PDT

I did research the old discussions. All I ever read was change the ID3 tag or suck it up and live with. I have no idea what you're talking about with your reply. Do you have instructions for what you're talking about?

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In your case, no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 17, 2014 2:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes I did

Sorry but something odd or new is going on here. Take it up in an Apple iTunes forum as it appears that you are seeing something truly odd or new. That is, the usual off or disable settings are not working for you or oddly missing.

Good luck,
Bob

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