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How to move your iTunes music to a new computer – move iTunes / songs to new computer

How to transfer iTunes to a new computer
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Working with iTunes is pretty easy, but what about if you have to move your iTunes stuff to another computer?  It’s not a matter of how to do it, but which method.  You can transfer your iTunes music, apps, photos, movies, and other stuff by: home sharing, external drive, purchase transfers, and Windows Migration Assistant.

The easiest way to transfer your iTunes media is by the Home Sharing method.  Here’s how to do it:

  1. Install the latest iTunes on both computers.
  2. Open iTunes on both.
  3. On old computer, turn off home sharing under File-Devices
  4. On new computer, go to Store-Authorize computer and enter Apple ID and password.
  5. Go to Advanced-Turn on Home Sharing-Select Home sharing icon
  6. Click Home share and transfer over your iTunes library.

That’s it, no need to be an iTunes genius, Apple expert, or computer geek.

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