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Use Home Sharing to share iTunes content with other devices

To use Home Sharing , make sure that all of your devices are on the same home network. In some cases, you might need an Internet connection. You’ll need the latest version of iTunes and iOS. Choose a device to set up and use Home Sharing :

Get help with Home Sharing for iTunes libraries

On each of your devices, check that you've turned on Home Sharing .

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Get started with Home Sharing! Learn requirements for Home Sharing, how to turn on Home Sharing in iTunes, and how to set it up on your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV and additional computers.

iTunes 11 for Windows: Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library

Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library You can use Home Sharing to import items from up to five iTunes libraries on other computers on your home network. To use Home Sharing , you must have an Apple ID. When you use a computer on your Home Sharing network to download an item from the iTunes Store, you can have the item download automatically to other computers on your Home Sharing network. Turn on Home Sharing Choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password, and click Turn On Home Sharing . If you don’t have an Apple ID, click “Don’t have an Apple ID?” and follow the onscreen instructions. Using the same Apple ID, repeat steps 1 and 2 on each computer. Import items from other libraries using Home Sharing Choose a computer on your Home Sharing network from the Library pop-up menu. The library loads and a list of categories appears. Choose a category (Music, for example). In the Show menu at the bottom of the iTunes window, choose “Items not in my library.” Select the items you want to import, and click Import. Automatically import new iTunes Store purchases from another computer Choose a computer on your Home Sharing network from the Library pop-up menu. Choose a category (Music, for example). Click Settings at the bottom of the window. In the window that appears, select “Automatically transfer new purchases from Library Name.” Select the types of items you want to import. Click OK. Turn off Home Sharing On each computer, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn Off Home Sharing . Tip:   If a shared computer doesn’t appear when Home Sharing is on, turn Home Sharing off, and then turn it on again. Use the Remote app to control your iTunes library Manage your iTunes Store account Usage rights for iTunes Store purchases

iTunes 11 for Mac: Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library

Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library You can use Home Sharing to import items from up to five iTunes libraries on other computers on your home network. To use Home Sharing , you must have an Apple ID. When you use a computer on your Home Sharing network to download an item from the iTunes Store, you can have the item download automatically to other computers on your Home Sharing network. Turn on Home Sharing Choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password, and click Turn On Home Sharing . If you don’t have an Apple ID, click “Don’t have an Apple ID?” and follow the onscreen instructions. Using the same Apple ID, repeat steps 1 and 2 on each computer. Import items from other libraries using Home Sharing Choose a computer on your Home Sharing network from the Library pop-up menu. The library loads and a list of categories appears. Choose a category (Music, for example). In the Show menu at the bottom of the iTunes window, choose “Items not in my library.” Select the items you want to import, and click Import. Automatically import new iTunes Store purchases from another computer Choose a computer on your Home Sharing network from the Library pop-up menu. Choose a category (Music, for example). Click Settings at the bottom of the window. In the window that appears, select “Automatically transfer new purchases from Library Name.” Select the types of items you want to import. Click OK. Turn off Home Sharing On each computer, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn Off Home Sharing . Tip:   If a shared computer doesn’t appear when Home Sharing is on, turn Home Sharing off, and then turn it on again. Use the Remote app to control your iTunes library Manage your iTunes Store account Usage rights for iTunes Store purchases

iTunes for Windows: Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library

Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library You can use Home Sharing to import items from up to five iTunes libraries on other computers. To use Home Sharing , you must have an Apple ID. Any time you download an item from Apple Music or the iTunes Store to a computer in your Home Sharing network, you can have the item automatically downloaded to the other computers in the network as well. Turn on Home Sharing Follow these steps on each computer you want to include in your Home Sharing network. Choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password, and click Turn On Home Sharing . If you don’t have an Apple ID, click “Don’t have an Apple ID?” and follow the onscreen instructions. Import items from other libraries using Home Sharing Important: Computers you import from must be on, with iTunes open. Choose a shared library from the pop-up menu at the top left. If you don’t see any shared libraries, choose Edit Menu, select Shared Libraries, then click Done. Click the Show pop-up menu at the bottom of the iTunes window and choose “Items not in my library.” Select the items you want to import, and click Import. Automatically import new iTunes Store purchases from another computer Choose a shared library from the pop-up menu at the top left. If you don’t see any shared libraries, choose Edit Menu, select Shared Libraries, then click Done. Click Settings at the bottom of the window. Select the types of content you want to automatically import. Click OK. Turn off Home Sharing On each computer, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn Off Home Sharing . If a shared computer doesn’t appear when Home Sharing is on, turn Home Sharing off, and then turn it on again. SEE ALSO Home Sharing Support website Use the iTunes Remote app to control your iTunes library Manage your iTunes Store account Usage rights for iTunes Store purchases

iTunes for Mac: Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library

Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library You can use Home Sharing to import items from up to five iTunes libraries on other computers. To use Home Sharing , you must have an Apple ID. Any time you download an item from Apple Music or the iTunes Store to a computer in your Home Sharing network, you can have the item automatically downloaded to the other computers in the network as well. Turn on Home Sharing Follow these steps on each computer you want to include in your Home Sharing network. Choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password (or use Touch ID), and click Turn On Home Sharing . If you don’t have an Apple ID, click “Don’t have an Apple ID?” and follow the onscreen instructions. Import items from other libraries using Home Sharing Important: Computers you import from must be on, with iTunes open. Choose a shared library from the pop-up menu at the top left. If you don’t see any shared libraries, choose Edit Menu, select Shared Libraries, then click Done. Click the Show pop-up menu at the bottom of the iTunes window and choose “Items not in my library.” Select the items you want to import, and click Import. Automatically import new iTunes Store purchases from another computer Choose a shared library from the pop-up menu at the top left. If you don’t see any shared libraries, choose Edit Menu, select Shared Libraries, then click Done. Click Settings at the bottom of the window. Select the types of content you want to automatically import. Click OK. Turn off Home Sharing On each computer, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn Off Home Sharing . If a shared computer doesn’t appear when Home Sharing is on, turn Home Sharing off, and then turn it on again. SEE ALSO Home Sharing Support website Use the iTunes Remote app to control your iTunes library Manage your iTunes Store account Usage rights for iTunes Store purchases

Q: How do I turn on home sharing in iPad for Apple TV

HOw do I turn on home sharing in iPad for apple tv

Q: Home Sharing on "TV App" only shows Purchased Items

I have an iPad Mini 2 and an iPhone 5s. Both have the new "TV App" which replaced the "Video" app as of iOS 10 I suppose.   I have turned on Home Sharing on my computer, iPad, and iPhone all using the same apple id. I turned on Home Sharing on my devices under Settings>TV,   AND under Settings>Music.    ALL my music shows up totally fine, however, I AM and iTunes Match subscriber.   So my problem is, under the new "TV app" on iPad and iPhone, only Purchased movies and tv shows are appearing

Q: Apple TV was working fine last - now all I get is home sharing and setting screen?

Worked fine last night, but now all I get with AppleTV is a screen that has HOME SHARING or SETTINGS?  Can't get AppleTV to go to menu.  I have disconnected, Restart, modem restart, Can't get out of this and do not want HOME SHARING

Q: Home Sharing error 5507

I keep receiving this error when I try to home share " Home Sharing could not be activated because an error occurred (5507)." I have tried deauthorizing my computer and reauthorizing it and tried turning off my firewall, but still the same error.  I have home shared before and not sure why it is giving me this error now.

Q: Why does my apple tv keep saying to turn on home sharing on my computer when it is already on?

I can play all of my purchased movies and apps etc just fine on my appletv. My problem is when I go to play a  movie from my itunes library it will not let me, telling me to make sure home sharing is on. It's turned on, on my computer, my appletv etc. I have restarted it, I have restored it, and I have reset it and it's a constant headache. No matter what I've done I can't get my itunes library to show up.

Q: home sharing audio playback is static

Hello!  I have an IMAC running 10.12.1 that is used to Home share my library to my Apple TV.  The Apple TV is part of a larger system (Control4).  Every aspect the system works except audio from my library. I can access photos, home videos, iTunes library, etc.  Every aspect (video, menus, playlists, etc) works except audio.  I get what sounds like old FM static instead of the sound, video soundtrack etc. I have not had this problem until today.   The iTunes Library plays just fine on the IMAC

Q: How do I turn on home sharing on my iPad

How do I turn on home sharing on my iPad

Q: itunes home sharing between a MAC and DELL, need assistance

home sharing in itunes: how to share from my mac to a dell?

Q: Do I have to have iTunes open on a computer to use home sharing on Apple TV

Do I have to have iTunes open on a computer to use the home sharing feature of Apple TV?

Q: Apple TV will not connect to Home Sharing

I have Apple TV 3rd Generation.  When I go to Computers on the main screen I a message to turn on Home Sharing on iTunes.  I have it turned on.  When I look at the TV app on my iPhone or iPad I can find and view the home videos, but not on the Apple TV.    How do I fix?   I am a beta user of macOS Sierra version 10.12.3   Thanks

Q: In iTunes. I want to import from other libraries using home sharing. I have set it all up and I can view other libraries. I cannot find as instructed, the Show menu at the bottom of the iTunes window to choose "Items not in my library".

In iTunes. I want to import from other libraries using home sharing . I have set it all up and I can view other libraries. I cannot find as instructed, the Show menu at the bottom of the iTunes window to choose "Items not in my library".

Q: Home sharing library won't display in TV app on iPad

4th gen iPad running 10.2.1 TV app will not display any media from iTunes on the Mac mini via Home Sharing Tapping the name of the library in the TV app drop down menu does nothing; it still displays only the default Recently Added view with the Purchased TV Shows and Purchased Movies headers. I have verified that the Mini is awake, iTunes is running, Home Sharing is enabled, and that I am logged in on the iPad with the same appleID as is associated with Home Sharing . I have no trouble

Q: Home sharing

hi I know it works because I've had use to it on my iPad but it's now not there? Home Sharing that is? Any other ideas why/how? please   Cheers Juels.

Q: Unable to turn on home sharing - have tried it all

Hi all,   As I pull the last remaining hairs out of my head trying to fix this, I throw it out to the Apple community to hopefully help me here.   I cannot for the life of me, get home sharing to work between my Mac Mini (late 2012 model) and any iOS devices on my wifi network (iPhone 4, 4s and iPad 2).   And when I say I've tried it all, I mean I've tried it all:   * made sure my router settings were set as per Apple's requirements (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4199?viewlocale=en_US&locale

Q: I have updated my credit card information. I have home sharing and it states credit card verification needed when my kids try to purchase songs. How do I fix this?

I have home sharing . I have updated my credit card information and it allows me, as the organizer to purchase items, but states credit card authorization is needed when anyone else tries to purchase something. How do I fix this?

Q: How do I connect to home sharing in itunes on my apple TV with two factor verification?

I connected my apple tv to my wi fi network. But with two step verification I cannot link to my home sharing on itunes. The apple tv does not offer a place for entering the verification code. Help!

Q: My Apple TV won't accept my ID or password and wont leave the home sharing/settings page

I recently moved and I am trying to set up my apple tv but it wont accept my id or password even though it is obviously correct. I have tried unplugging it, I have reset it I have rest my Wifi and nothing is working. This never happened before I moved. I can either try home sharing or go to my settings and nothing else.

Q: My macbook has an old apple id, since then I have changed my name and my iphone has the new apple id - How do I change my macbook's apple id name to match my iphone for home sharing?

My macbook has an old apple id, since then I have changed my name and my iphone has the new apple id - How do I change my macbook's apple id name to match my iphone for home sharing ?   thanks Cindy

iTunes 11 for Mac: Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (2nd generation or later)

Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (2nd generation or later) With Apple TV (2nd generation or later), you can stream content to your home theater system from your iTunes library, and the iTunes libraries of all the computers in your Home Sharing network. You can also stream digital photos stored on your computer. To stream content to Apple TV (2nd generation or later), you must set up Home Sharing in iTunes and on Apple TV. You can have up to five computers in your Home Sharing network. For Apple TV (1st generation), see Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (1st generation). Set up Home Sharing on your computer In iTunes, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password, and click Turn On Home Sharing . Repeat these steps for each computer you want to use to stream content to Apple TV (2nd generation), using the same Apple ID and password. Set up Home Sharing on Apple TV On Apple TV, choose Settings > Computers. Choose Turn On Home Sharing , and then enter the same Apple ID and password you entered on your computer. Stream photos from your computer to Apple TV Once Home Sharing is set up on your computer and on Apple TV, you can use iTunes to stream photos to your home theater system. In iTunes, choose File > Home Sharing  > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. In the window that appears, select Share Photos From, and choose a source from the pop-up menu. Choose “All photos, albums, events, and faces” or “Selected albums, events, and faces.” If you chose “Selected albums, events, and faces,” select the albums, events, and faces you want to stream. Click Apply. To play items in your iTunes library on your home theater system using Apple TV (2nd generation or later), your computer must be on and iTunes must be open. For more information, refer to the Apple TV Setup Guide.

iTunes for Windows: Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (2nd generation or later)

Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (2nd generation or later) With Apple TV (2nd generation or later), you can stream content to your home theater system from any iTunes library in your Home Sharing network. You can also stream digital photos stored on your computer. To stream content to Apple TV (2nd generation or later), you must set up Home Sharing in iTunes and on Apple TV. For Apple TV (1st generation), see Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (1st generation). Set up Home Sharing on your computer In iTunes, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password, and click Turn On Home Sharing . Repeat these steps for each computer you want to use to stream content to Apple TV (2nd generation), using the same Apple ID and password. Set up Home Sharing on Apple TV On Apple TV, choose Settings > Computers. Choose Turn On Home Sharing , and then enter the same Apple ID and password you entered on your computer. Stream your iTunes library to Apple TV Make sure your computer is on and iTunes is open. On your Apple TV, choose Settings > Computers, then choose the iTunes library you want to stream from. The contents of your iTunes library appear on Apple TV. To play an item, select it. Stream photos from your computer to Apple TV Once Home Sharing is set up on your computer and on Apple TV, you can use iTunes to stream photos to your home theater system. In iTunes, choose File > Home Sharing  > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. In the window that appears, select Share Photos From, and choose a source from the pop-up menu. Do one of the following: Choose “All photos and albums.” Choose “Selected albums” and select the items you want to stream. Click Apply. For more information, refer to the Apple TV Setup Guide. SEE ALSO Apple TV Support website

iTunes for Mac: Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (2nd generation or later)

Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (2nd generation or later) With Apple TV (2nd generation or later), you can stream content to your home theater system from any iTunes library in your Home Sharing network. You can also stream digital photos stored on your computer. To stream content to Apple TV (2nd generation or later), you must set up Home Sharing in iTunes and on Apple TV. For Apple TV (1st generation), see Play items in your iTunes library using Apple TV (1st generation). Set up Home Sharing on your computer In iTunes, choose File > Home Sharing  > Turn On Home Sharing . Type your Apple ID and password, and click Turn On Home Sharing . Repeat these steps for each computer you want to use to stream content to Apple TV (2nd generation), using the same Apple ID and password. Set up Home Sharing on Apple TV On Apple TV, choose Settings > Computers. Choose Turn On Home Sharing , and then enter the same Apple ID and password you entered on your computer. Stream your iTunes library to Apple TV Make sure your computer is on and iTunes is open. On your Apple TV, choose Settings > Computers, then choose the iTunes library you want to stream from. The contents of your iTunes library appear on Apple TV. To play an item, select it. Stream photos from your computer to Apple TV Once Home Sharing is set up on your computer and on Apple TV, you can use iTunes to stream photos to your home theater system. In iTunes, choose File > Home Sharing  > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. In the window that appears, select Share Photos From, and choose a source from the pop-up menu. Do one of the following: Choose “All photos, albums, events, and faces.” Choose “Selected albums, events, and faces,” and select the items you want to stream. Click Apply. For more information, refer to the Apple TV Setup Guide. SEE ALSO Apple TV Support website

iTunes 11 for Mac: Use the Remote app to control your iTunes library

Use the Remote app to control your iTunes library If you have an iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad, you can use the Remote app to control your iTunes library from a distance. The Remote app is available as a free download from the App Store. Before you can use Remote, you need to pair it with the iTunes library (or libraries) you want to control. Your device and your computer must be on the same wireless network. If you have Remote 2.0 (or later) and Home Sharing is turned on, you can set Remote to pair automatically with any of the iTunes libraries on your Home Sharing network. You can also pair Remote directly with iTunes libraries that aren’t in your Home Sharing network. Pair Remote with an iTunes library Tap Remote on your device’s Home screen. Tap Add an iTunes Library. A 4-digit code appears. Open iTunes on your computer and click the Remote button . Type the 4-digit code in the iTunes window. iTunes pairs the library on your computer with the Remote app on your device. Pair Remote with your Home Sharing network To use Remote 2.0 (or later) with Home Sharing , every iTunes library you want to control must have Home Sharing turned on. For more information, see Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library. Tap Remote on your device’s Home screen. Tap Settings. Tap to turn Home Sharing on. Type your Apple ID and password, and tap Done. Tap the iTunes library or Apple TV you want to control. For more information, see the Remote Support website.

iTunes for Windows: Use the iTunes Remote app to control your iTunes library

Use the iTunes Remote app to control your iTunes library If you have an iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad, you can use the iTunes Remote app to control your iTunes library from a distance. iTunes Remote is available as a free download from the App Store. Before you can use iTunes Remote, you need to pair it with the iTunes library (or libraries) you want to control. Your device and your computer must be on the same wireless network. If you have iTunes Remote 2.0 or later and Home Sharing is turned on, you can set iTunes Remote to pair automatically with any of the iTunes libraries on your Home Sharing network. Pair iTunes Remote with an iTunes library Tap Remote on your device’s Home screen. Tap Add an iTunes Library. A 4-digit code appears. Open iTunes on your computer and click the Remote button near the top left of the iTunes window. Type the 4-digit code. iTunes pairs the library on your computer with iTunes Remote on your device. Pair iTunes Remote with your Home Sharing network To use iTunes Remote 2.0 or later with Home Sharing , every iTunes library you want to control must have Home Sharing turned on. For more information, see Use Home Sharing to import items from another iTunes library. Tap Remote on your device’s Home screen. Tap Settings. Tap to turn Home Sharing on. Type your Apple ID and password, and tap Done. Tap the iTunes library or Apple TV you want to control. SEE ALSO iTunes Remote Support website

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