Before you transfer or restore your iTunes media library on your PC, consolidate it and create a back up. And when you back up your Mac , your media library is automatically included in that backup. Consolidate your iTunes library Open iTunes. Select Consolidate files. Click OK. To save space on your hard drive, you might want to delete the original files after you make sure that the copies are in your iTunes Media Folder. After you consolidate your media files, you can back up your library and media files to an external drive. If you're restoring an iTunes Library from a different computer, make sure that your new computer has the latest version of iTunes. Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement. Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of third-party websites or products.
Before smartphones were as capable as they are today, many of us listened to music on iPods, and built up sizable music collections in the process. Google Play Music provides cloud storage for up to 50, songs, accessible from both your desktop and your phone. Best of all - it's compatible with iTunes. Open the program, and log in with your Google account. Select the location of the music you want to upload in this case, iTunes and Google Music Manager will start to upload the music files contained within. Uploading large music collections can take a while, but as you don't have to physically connect your phone to your computer, you can go about your day while Music Manager does its work. With the free Windows program and the Android app doubleTwist, you can easily synchronize your iTunes library with Android. First, download the program for your PC from the doubleTwist homepage and install it. The latter offers some special features that are not necessary for the synchronization between iTunes and Android. Now launch doubleTwist on your computer.
And Finder is where you can manage and sync content on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. You can also access your iTunes Store purchases in these apps. If you have a PC, you can continue to use iTunes for Windows to manage your media library, make purchases and manually sync and manage your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Finder is the new place to back up, update or restore your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Just connect your device to your Mac and it appears in the Finder sidebar. And you can easily drag and drop files to your device. Have multiple iTunes libraries? Learn how to switch between them in macOS Catalina. Here's where you can find your entire media collection, access your iTunes Store purchases, and synced libraries. The Apple TV app is the new home for all of your films, TV shows and home videos — including your purchases from iTunes.
You can also get a Family Membership to share the catalog with your family members. Learn more about joining Apple Music. On your PC, make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes for Windows. On your PC, open iTunes for Windows.
On your Mac, go to the sidebar and click iTunes Store. Don't see the iTunes Store on your Mac? Scroll to the bottom of the Store window. Under Features, click iTunes Match. Click the Subscribe button. Sign in with the Apple ID and password. Confirm your billing information. You might need to add a valid payment method. Then click Subscribe.
If your Mac or PC disconnects from the Internet during the upload process, iTunes Match will automatically resume where it left off the next time you open the Apple Music app or iTunes for Windows.
Cancel your iTunes Match subscription By default, your iTunes Match subscription automatically renews at the end of your one-year subscription. Learn how to cancel your subscription. Use iTunes Match To access your songs and playlists on other devices, turn on Sync Library on all of your devices. If you don't see your music on another device right away, check back later.
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