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Purchased Songs on iTunes - Not showing in iPod

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Topshelf_79 Calculating status...
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Aug 2, 2010 8:26 AM
I purchased some songs in iTunes from my iPhone. Showed as downloaded succesful, but the songs are not showing up in the iPod on the phone. Not sure where the songs could have dissapeared to. Has anyone else had this problem?
3GS, iOS 4
  • Johnathan Burger Level 6 Level 6 (14,445 points)
    Have you looked under playlist-purchased?
    Try exiting the iPod app completely and restarting it.
    20" iMac Core 2 Duo 2.66Ghz;4GB RAM;Nvidia 9400, Mac OS X (10.6.4), 4G iPhone-Mac Mini Core2 Duo 2Ghz; 2GB RAM Eyetv w/USB HYbrid
  • siannnn Calculating status...
    I've had this same problem and have been waiting a couple of days for a response from Apple. It shows up on my account purchases, but not on my iphone at all or in itunes.
    iPhone OS 3.1.3
  • labrownie Calculating status...
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    Aug 6, 2010 6:48 AM (in response to siannnn)
    I am having the same issue. Purchased on ipone through i tunes. Not showing under downloads or in my ipod on my iphone. When i try to purchase again, it says already purchased. Have restarted phone and app. Please help!!!
    iOS 4
  • labrownie Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 11, 2010 7:19 AM (in response to labrownie)
    Can no one help out here?????????????????????????????????????????????????????
    iOS 4
  • NinjaStar Calculating status...
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    Aug 23, 2010 11:21 PM (in response to labrownie)
    I had something similar to this. Purchased some cartoons from iTunes using my iPhone. When i synced my iPhone to iTunes, i got an error msg and iTunes stopped responding. I tried again and the same thing happened. The newly purchased show would not show up in iTunes. This issue was resolved by RESTARTING my iPhone and re-syncing my iphone to iTunes. The purchased tv show now shows up in both iTunes & my iPhone.
    Gatewat PC, Windows 7
  • Benjamin Campbell1 Calculating status...
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    Sep 21, 2010 10:45 PM (in response to Topshelf_79)
    I have the exact same problem now.

    I purchased two songs thismorning from within the iTunes application on my iPhone 3GS.
    The songs both downloaded over WIFI pretty quickly, and then i launched the iPod application and went straight to the "Purchased" playlist, but neither of the songs appear there.

    I went back to iTunes application and clicked "purchase" on the songs again, but it just gave me a warning message that the songs have already been purchased, and asking if i wanted to purchase them again??

    So i did, hoping it would work the second time, but the same thing happened - it just downloaded, finished and then just dissapeared!!!!

    Why is this happening? And i think ive now been charged twice for the songs even though i cant see them or listen to them.

    help help help please!!!
    iPhone 3GS, iOS 4
  • bobs4state Calculating status...
    So, in my case, the songs and videos show up in the "Purchased" list, and can be located in Finder. But they cannot be added to regular library. What gives?!!!
    24" iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • AzGizmo Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 24, 2010 7:03 AM (in response to Topshelf_79)
    My situation is even worse. ALL of my music and podcasts will not show up when I bring up the iPod app. It all shows as being there when I hook it up to my laptop and view it through iTunes. It just doesn't show up on my iPhone (4), and this goes for both purchased and songs ripped from my own CD collection.

    Does anyone have any answers to this? I've killed the app, restarted it, and even rebooted my phone, all with the same result.

    Any answers out there???
    iPhone 4, iOS 4
  • Kyndig Calculating status...
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    Sep 24, 2010 8:19 AM (in response to AzGizmo)
    Same problem here. Downloaded songs and they don't show up anywhere, but it says I purchased them. This is getting annoying.
    iOS 4
  • lancetay Calculating status...
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    Nov 24, 2010 10:54 AM (in response to Topshelf_79)
    I just bought two songs from iTunes and they also did not show up in iPad list, or finder.

    I also noticed that after upgrading to iOs4.2.1 on Monday it whacked every song in my iPhone 3Gs as well. Not impressed. Why I purchased some tunes to listen too.. and now that I did.. I can't find them anywhere.

    This thread open since Sept and Apple hasn't responded yet?

    Apple Support = Fail!
    iOS 4
  • Lewis123 Calculating status...
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    Nov 24, 2010 4:44 PM (in response to Topshelf_79)
    After upgrading to iOS4.2.1, iPod can't show/play any downloaded podcasts. Anyone gets this issue too? How to fix this problem? Thanks.
    iPhone 4, iOS4.2.1, iPhone 4, iOS 4.2.1
  • Level 6 Level 6 (11,035 points)
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    Nov 25, 2010 9:59 AM (in response to Topshelf_79)
    This morning I purchased an album from the iTunes app on my iPhone. It downloaded 1 song and the rest are nowhere to be found. According to my account, Apple charged me for them. What's up Steve? A little help would be great.
    Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • Fan of Tunes Calculating status...
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    Nov 30, 2010 5:44 AM (in response to Topshelf_79)
    EVERYONE: Here's the solution!

    I found your post last night suffering from the same issue. You need to plug your phone into your computer, go to itunes > your phone > Music tab.

    Under playlists, you need to check "Purchased on (your name here)'s iphone" and re-sync.

    Wa La!

    Not to bad for my first post here, eh??

    Cheers everyone!

    Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.5), ipod 160, iphone 3gs
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