Feb 13, 2020

Add a Device to iTunes

added new m1, went deeper into steps on syncing method

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[[Category:ITunes]]
 
[[Category:ITunes]]
 
== Steps ==
 
== Steps ==
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=== Signing in on an iPhone or iPad ===
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# Open your iPhone or iPad's Settings . You'll find this gear icon on the home screen or in a folder. Use this method if you want to sign in to your iPhone or iPad with a specific Apple ID that's linked to your iTunes purchases.
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# Tap . If you're not already signed in with an Apple ID, this will appear at the top of the menu.<Ref>https://ift.tt/2UPeXJl>
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#* If you're already signed in, your account name will appear at the top instead. If the correct account is already signed in, there's no need to make any changes.
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#* If you want to sign out of the current account, tap the account name, scroll down to the bottom, and then tap '''Sign Out''' at the bottom.
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# Enter your Apple ID and password. This is the login and password you use to sign in anywhere you use iTunes or iCloud. Once your password is approved, you will be signed in to this Apple ID. 
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#* If you have two-factor authentication enabled on your account, follow the on-screen instructions to verify the 6-digit verification code that was sent to your trusted device or phone number.
 
=== Authorizing a Computer ===   
 
=== Authorizing a Computer ===   
 
#Open Apple Music (macOS Catalina and later) or iTunes (Windows and pre-Catalina macOS). Since the iTunes app is no longer a part of macOS as of the release of Catalina, Mac users will find Apple Music on the Launchpad and in the Applications folder. If you have Windows or an older version of macOS, iTunes should be on the Dock (Mac) or in the Start menu (Windows).<ref>https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201251</ref>[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 1 Version 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Open Apple Music (macOS Catalina and later) or iTunes (Windows and pre-Catalina macOS). Since the iTunes app is no longer a part of macOS as of the release of Catalina, Mac users will find Apple Music on the Launchpad and in the Applications folder. If you have Windows or an older version of macOS, iTunes should be on the Dock (Mac) or in the Start menu (Windows).<ref>https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201251</ref>[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 1 Version 4.jpg|center]]
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#Click in the menu. Additional options will appear.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 4 Version 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Click in the menu. Additional options will appear.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 4 Version 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Click . Once this computer is authorized, you'll be able to access all of your iTunes Store purchases (including music, books, and movies) on this computer.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 5 Version 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Click . Once this computer is authorized, you'll be able to access all of your iTunes Store purchases (including music, books, and movies) on this computer.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 5 Version 4.jpg|center]]
#* If you don't have any authorizations available, go to [[Deauthorize iTunes|How to Deauthorize iTunes]] to learn how to deauthorize one or more computers.
 
 
=== Syncing an iPhone or iPad with iTunes on a Computer ===
 
=== Syncing an iPhone or iPad with iTunes on a Computer ===
 
#Open Apple Music (macOS Catalina and later) or iTunes (Windows and pre-Catalina macOS). Since the iTunes app is no longer a part of macOS as of the release of Catalina, Mac users will find Apple Music on the Launchpad and in the Applications folder. If you're using Windows or an older version of macOS, iTunes should be on the Dock (Mac) or in the Start menu (Windows).[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 6 Version 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Open Apple Music (macOS Catalina and later) or iTunes (Windows and pre-Catalina macOS). Since the iTunes app is no longer a part of macOS as of the release of Catalina, Mac users will find Apple Music on the Launchpad and in the Applications folder. If you're using Windows or an older version of macOS, iTunes should be on the Dock (Mac) or in the Start menu (Windows).[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 6 Version 4.jpg|center]]
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#Click the type of media you want to sync. Your syncing options appear in the left panel under "Settings." You'll need to adjust each media type's settings (e.g., '''Music''', '''Podcasts''', etc.) separately.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 9 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Click the type of media you want to sync. Your syncing options appear in the left panel under "Settings." You'll need to adjust each media type's settings (e.g., '''Music''', '''Podcasts''', etc.) separately.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 9 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Select the content you want to sync. For example, if you selected '''Music''', check the box next to "Sync Music" at the top of the right panel, then choose which music to sync.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 10 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Select the content you want to sync. For example, if you selected '''Music''', check the box next to "Sync Music" at the top of the right panel, then choose which music to sync.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 10 Version 3.jpg|center]]
#* Repeat this step for each of the different media types.  
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#* To sync music, click '''Music''' in the left panel, then check the box next to "Sync Music" at the top of the right panel. You can choose to sync all of the songs on your computer by selecting ''''Entire Music Library''' or just specific music by selecting '''Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres'''. Use the checkboxes in the bottom section of the page to select artists, songs, genres, etc.
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#* Select '''Movies''', '''TV Shows''', or '''Photos''' in the left panel to sync any of those types of media. Once selected, just check the box at the top for "Sync <media type>" and choose your preferences.
 
#Click . It's at the bottom-right corner of the app. This should begin syncing the selected content to your phone or tablet immediately. If the sync does not begin, click '''Sync''' right beside it.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 11 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Click . It's at the bottom-right corner of the app. This should begin syncing the selected content to your phone or tablet immediately. If the sync does not begin, click '''Sync''' right beside it.[[Image:Add a Device to iTunes Step 11 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
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