Symbols used in iTunes on PC
When you import music and videos, symbols indicate the status. Other symbols enable you to perform tasks.
The item is a video
The item is a PDF file
Next to a song: The song can’t be located; it may have been moved or deleted.
Next to a podcast: Recent episodes haven’t been downloaded because you have multiple unplayed episodes.
The song is stored on the internet; when you click the song, it is streamed live to your computer.
The song will be included in the specified action. For example, only songs with a tick are imported when you import a CD.
The song is playing
Click to eject a CD or disconnect a device
You haven’t begun to play this item.
If this appears next to a TV programme series or podcast series, there is at least one episode in the series that hasn’t been played.
You’ve begun to play this item, but haven’t yet played it all the way through
Click to switch between displays. This symbol appears only if iTunes is performing an action (such as updating Genius or downloading a file) while an item is playing.
Click to turn subtitles on or off
A playlist created by iTunes based on a song
A playlist you create based on rules you specify
A playlist you create of any songs you choose
A playlist you create of any films you choose
A playlist you create of any TV programmes you choose
A playlist you create of any podcasts you choose.
A playlist you create of any audiobooks you choose
The song is stored in iCloud and available to be downloaded to your computer
The song is stored in iCloud for a family member and available to be downloaded to your computer
The song isn’t eligible to be uploaded to your iCloud library. For example, the song file might be larger than 200MB, or encoded at 96kbps or less.
Your iTunes library contains duplicate versions of this song, and only the other version was uploaded to your iCloud library
The song is being matched, but the process hasn’t been completed yet
Click to let Apple Music know that the song, album or artist is one of your favourites
You’ve chosen the song, album or artist as a favourite
An item contains explicit content (such as lyrics)
The speaker is available via AirPlay
AirPods are available
HomePod is available via AirPlay
On iTunes 12.8 or later, a stereo pair of HomePods is available via AirPlay
On iTunes 12.8 or later, a group with a HomePod and a speaker is available via AirPlay
The TV is available via AirPlay
You need to enter a password to connect to the AirPlay-enabled speaker
You need to enter a password to connect to the AirPlay-enabled TV
The selected AirPlay device has an error
You’ve selected an AirPlay-enabled device but haven’t entered its password