Allows you to transfer or stream files (like Music, Movies, Apps, etc) to various Apple devices in your home. This also assists in device setup, like paring Apple TV's with the Remote.app iOS application

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Photo Sharing from iTunes

In iTunes, from the Advanced menu, I selected Photos to Share. I then picked a folder and the hard drive cranked at full speed for good 5-10 minutes. I do not see any of the photos on the iPad. So, ...
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Home Sharing, but without syncing purchases?

At home we have two iTunes accounts. We do not wish to share our purchases as, for example, we have very different tastes in music. We are looking to purchase an AppleTV that we can both use to ...
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Apple TV, content from two users on same mac

My parents have an iMac that they share using fast user switching. They each have an iTunes library, where mom keeps the pictures from the family's digital camera and her music collection, and dad ...
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Syncing with multi Mac household

Our household has several iOS devices, a soon-to-be-upgraded MacBook and a new Mac Mini Server. Since we're not working with many users (yet), I'd like to get things organized and working before time ...
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How can I show only certain movies in iTunes on the Apple TV 2nd Generation?

When I connect my Apple TV 2nd Generation to my iTunes home sharing account I see all Movies, Music etc. I can choose which photos to show, however. I would like to be able to choose which Movies and ...
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iTunes Home Sharing

I want to transfer my entire iTunes library from old laptop to my new laptop. I want to use Home Sharing for the same..Since the data is almost about 15 GB, I would like to use Home Sharing over a ...
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Scrobble to last.fm with iTunes home sharing

Is there a way to scrobble to last.fm what I play from my iPhone with home sharing? Edit: last.fm currently scrobbles when I play right from my iTunes. I am using the last.fm mac app. When I stream ...
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iTunes on Windows 7 loses connection to other iTunes or Apple TV 2

I can start iTunes on my Windows 7 desktop, and can browse it from my Apple TV 2. It works fine for a while, then randomly in the middle of the movie I'm watching it completely loses the connection ...
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How can I get rid of duplicate TV shows in my iPad’s list of Home Sharing shows on my Mac?

I’ve got a Mac mini running as a media server-type thingy. It’s running Mac OS X 10.6.8 and iTunes 10.5. I access TV shows on it via my iPad (running iOS 5.0) using Home Sharing. (The Mac mini is ...
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iTunes Home Sharing never updates Play Counts or Ratings from iPhone

Ever since iTunes introduced Home Sharing, the Preferences dialog has had a checkbox titled "Home Sharing computers and devices update play counts". But this option has never had any effect ...
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Share iPhone music wirelessly to iTunes

I'd like to know if it's possible to share my iPhone's music to play it in my computer with iTunes. I can play my iTunes Home Shared library in my iPhone, but I'd like to do it the inverse way. My ...
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iTunes share Library not Loading Correctly

I turned on home sharing on my iMac & I want accessing my library from my iPad. The setup went smoothly and I was able to access my Library from my iPad but some of the content isn't showing up ...
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iOS 5 'home sharing' feature missing?

Previous to the update to iOS 5, the 'home sharing' feature in the iPad's iPod app worked as expected. You'd simply choose the different 'library', and you'd be able to play items over the network ...
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Apple TV 2: shared photo folder won't update

I have successfully shared photos from my computer to my Apple TV via iTunes, by going to Advance > Choose Photos to Share. However, when I add photos to that directory, they do not appear on my ...
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My Mac mini's iTunes library does not appear in Home Sharing on my Macbook Air

I don't know why. My entire iTunes Library is on my Mac mini I've entered the same Apple ID in iTunes' Home Sharing on both computers My iPhone and iPad can use Home Sharing from my Mac mini's ...
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Legality of iTunes sharing

Are there any legal issues with iTunes sharing? I responded to this question on Super User, and if you look at the comments, the point was brought up that iTunes sharing may or may not be legal.
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What are some steps to troubleshoot problems sharing printers, files, and screen?

I am having many problems sharing (printer, file, screen) from a Macbook Pro (10.6.8) to a PowerMac G5 tower (10.5.8). It was working just fine until we switched internet providers and got a new ...
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iPad doesn't ask for home sharing password

I have set up homes sharing on both my iPad and macbook's iTunes. Originally I did not set a password and it worked. Now I have set a password in iTunes preferences and when accessing my shared ...
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How can I drag and drop transfer a playlist of songs using home sharing?

It's easy to browse a list of songs using home sharing and import all the songs that are "not in my library". Once that is done, is there an easy way to get the same playlist on the new library? ...
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Change an app from “all users” to “this user only”

I've been on my mac for quite a while now, using only a single account (mine). I've added a new account for my girlfriend recently (yes it's getting serious), but I have a little problem. I'm a ...
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iPad ID reset after homesharing

I homeshared my iPad to my husband's computer via homesharing and all went well. But it reset the Apple ID on my iPad to my husband's email address. Now I can't access iStore with my own ID. I ...
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iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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iTunes “Home Sharing” doesn't work with Apple Lossless files

I'm wondering whether anyone else has had problems with iTunes Home Sharing working with Apple Lossless formated audio files? I have iTunes 10.2.1 on both machines and it will not even start to ...
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After a few days, my Macbook's connection to the PC will go bad, how to solve it?

I use smb to connect to the PC to look at the files: In Finder, Go -> Connect to Server and I use smb://mypc <-- this is my pc's name in the config to be able to look at the shared ...
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Why is Home Sharing not working with iPhone?

I have a Mac Mini with iTunes 10.2.1 installed, I enabled home sharing in the preferences and the Advanced menu. I also have an iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3, which I enabled home sharing on using the same ...