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When I try to download already purchased songs I get this message:

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Will I be charged once more if I click "Buy"?

Ps. When I click "Check for available downloads" I just get the message

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Psps. It might just be that the new Itunes is buggy. I get this startup-screen, but when I click "scan for music", nothing happens.

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Did you have iCloud enabled? Did you make a backup before cleaning the hard drive? – patrix Feb 9 '13 at 14:26
No; I just thought it was a no-brainer that Apple should keep track of what I purchased. I mean, it must be in my account somewhere. – The Unfun Cat Feb 9 '13 at 14:27
You can redownload apps but AFAIK you can't redownload music (without iCloud at least). That's why you get a dialog box reminding you of backup up your purchases if you buy music. – patrix Feb 9 '13 at 14:35
I tried repurchasing an album. Will see how it goes and notify you all. – The Unfun Cat Feb 9 '13 at 14:45
I was charged anew! Waah! – The Unfun Cat Feb 11 '13 at 6:11
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Sign in to itunes, click iTunes Store. In the right hand column there is a link to "purchased"

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This opens to a screen that looks like this:

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You can re-download everything from there as long as its all on the single apple ID.

Good Luck!

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This is probably how it is supposed to work in theory so UV – The Unfun Cat Feb 9 '13 at 15:26

When repurchasing from the iTunes store I was charged once more, so do not use the "repurchase" option.

Only US users are allowed to redownload music. Thank god for torrent sites.


Ps. iTunes refunded my money so all is well.

Psps. will update when/if I get to the bottom of this.

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