Updating ipod from itunes
If you don't have i Tunes installed on your computer, download the latest version from Apple's website or get it from the Microsoft Store (Windows 10).
If you're not prompted to install a new version of i Tunes, you already have the latest version that your operating system can support.
In my case - if I play a downloaded track on my i Phone the play count updates almost immediately in i Tunes on i Mac.
But if I play an Apple Music track (in my example the track is an owned track with a 'matched' status) on my i Phone the play count in OSX i Tunes does not update at all.
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I've seen forms of this question asked within communities but never a clear answer.
I've seen others indicate that I should deauthorize computer and sign out of i Tunes and leave it that way and it will work.
Assuming this does work - its just trading one issue for another.
See the System Requirements on the i Tunes download page for more information on what your system supports.
If any i Tunes updates are available, click Install.
Depending on the version of i Tunes that you have, there are different ways to update.
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