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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iTunes Shared Libraries on iOS

I have a number of iTunes users in my household, and most of us choose to share our extensive iTunes libraries over the local network. This is all well and good when I want to listen to something on a ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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How can my son access my iTunes account from his windows 8 'sign on' on my computer?

I want my son to be able to access my full iTunes library without signing in to my Microsoft account on my Windows 8 pc. He has his own Microsoft account/sign in. I have tried Home Sharing, but this ...
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How to Reset Ethernet Network Connection?

I use Ethernet network connections at home to create fast home network transferring files between my macs. One of the biggest problem I found is often that one mac cannot see another. It shows ...
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iTunes on PandaBoard/Rasperry Pi or other single board computer

Has anyone being able to get iTunes to run on a single board computer like PandaBoard or Rasperry Pi? I would like to do this to build a low cost, low power consuming media center. If one could bring ...
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Home Sharing doesn't work when using WPA2

I'm having problems using Home Sharing with WPA2 personal. With WEP or no password, it's fine. Here's my setup: Late 2010 27" iMac used for wireless Internet Sharing, running Mavericks. Apple TV 2 ...
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iTunes: sort order of a shared mediathek

If I access a shared mediathek, it is always sorted by interpret. To change this order, I can use ⌘+J. However, is there any way to set a different sort order as default?
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Apple TV Not Waking on Demand for Computer Behind Switch

I can Home Share between a Mac Mini, Mac Pro, and my AppleTV with no problems as long as the two computers are awake. The ATV finds and streams the libraries with no problems. The Mac Mini and ATV ...
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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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How to access iTunes library from iOS device via HomeSharing when Mac is sleeping?

I have stored my iTunes library on my MacBook and activated home sharing. If I now want to stream some music to my iPad, I can do so from within the Music app. If I like to remotely control my ...
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Shared Music and Photos

We are just transitioning to Mac computers having used PCs for many years. (We both use iPhones & share an iPad.) Our new hardware setup is 27" iMac (1TB HDD) for wife's home office, 15" retina ...
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A REAL iTunes server on NAS

I am certainly not the only one dealing with the issue (looking into questions here which deal with some aspects related to an iTunes Server or looking at the Apple Support Forum). So I ask: What is ...
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Difference between 'Home sharing' and 'Network sharing'

When I like to share my iTunes library, I have to options to do so. Home sharing via my Apple ID Network sharing. What is the difference between these to? Are there any advantages or disadvantages ...
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Why does iPad Video App Not Group TV Shows Correctly?

I have iTunes (10.6.1) running on a mac mini with home sharing enabled. It also syncs to 3 1st gen Apple TVs. On my Apple TVs, the shows are sorted properly by series name, with the episodes listed ...
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Does iTunes Home Sharing transfer in-app purchases?

My wife recently got an iPhone and, being that I'm an iPhone user already, I set up iTunes Home Sharing (under my Apple ID) so that I could share some of my purchased apps with her. While paid apps ...
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iTunes KERNELBASE.dll crash - Windows 7 Home Premium

Since I have updated iTunes (11.1.3.8) on my home PC running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 it constantly crashes after about using it for only a couple of minutes. When I check the Application log on ...
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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, which I enabled home sharing on using the same username and ...
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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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Home Sharing not working with iPhone 5 iOS 6

Home sharing is not working on my iPhone : I can't see any 'shared' option in both music and videos app while I have activated Home sharing with the same ID on both my Mac and my iPhone. I have a ...
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Windows 7 computer not showing up on Apple TV

Both iTunes on Windows 7 and the Apple TV 3 are updated to the latest versions. My PC is connected to the router via Cat 5 and the Apple TV is connected on wireless. I can AirPlay with my iPad or ...
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Why can't I select my iphoto library with my setup?

My issue is this: I can no longer access my photos from my apple TV or sync them with my iPhone. I recently moved the iPhoto Library from my iMac HD to my old time capsule, which I now use strictly ...
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Apple TV (headless) + Home Sharing + Remote stops playback after one song

I have the following setup: iMac (2013) with iTunes (11) and Home Sharing enabled Apple TV (3rd gen) with Home Sharing enabled, no HDMI connected only optical digital out to my DAC iPhone 4 with ...
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Home Sharing and Play Counts

Now that I've upgraded to ios7 and Mavericks I find that listening to music via Home Sharing on my iPad no longer updates the play count in iTunes. Is this a bug - or is there something I'm missing. I ...
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Can the Time Capsule share its files? [duplicate]

As I understand it from Apple, the Time Capsule can : Receive Time Machine backups from Macs over the air. Share over the air a USB drive connected to it. I have a question : Can I also use the ...
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Server options for late 2006 macbook

I have an old late 2006 black MacBook. It has 2GB memory, and a 2GHz core 2 duo processor. I'm interested in using it on our home wifi network as a location for time machine backups (onto hard drives ...
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Is there any way to use iOS Remote to control an Apple TV without Home Sharing?

This is an office environment and while we all have iPhones and would like to use Remote with the Apple TV we don't want to all use the same Home Sharing account to do so.
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Multiple Apple TV connections to one iTunes Library

I have 16 AppleTVs connected to a Video Wall, we want to share the iTunes/iPhoto libraries from a Mac mini containing family photos so we can show different photo albums in each screen (up to 16, one ...
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unplayed videos on shared iTunes library

I am sharing an iTunes Library over my local network. On the host mac I can see in iTunes which episodes are marked (with blue dots) as unplayed. On the guest mac which accesses the shared library I ...
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Apple TV & computer itunes

I have a total of 119 movies on my Apple tv. I have homesharing on. When I log into my itunes on my computer it only shows a total of 40 movies, where are the remaining missing movies?
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iTunes Home Share “Show only items not in my library” showing items that are in my library

I have two computers, one running 1.7 the other 10.6 both with all software updates installed. On one, when I open up home sharing to view my main computer's library and select "only show items not ...
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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 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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Sharing between different iTunes accounts

My wife can stream the music on her iPad2 to our home theatre via Apple TV. We have one iTunes acct for our purchases, etc..When she goes to visit family in Ga. Is there a way she can stream the same ...
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iPad and iTunes syncing [duplicate]

When my wife travels to the south later this year, will she able to play her iTunes music on her iPad2 at her dad's home? Will she simply need to log into his home network to do so? Basically, we ...
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can we share music/apps in one house, under different IDs?

Me: iPhone + iPad + iMac +Macbook Girl1: iPhone + ipad Girl2: iPhone + ipad Girl3: iPhone + ipad the girls have a PC in their toyroom that they currently use but then don't often sync there as it's a ...
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Using the same iTunes library with two different versions of iTunes

I would like to use my iTunes library on two different computers, whose OS versions are different and would like to know to which extent it is possible to use the same iTunes library on two different ...
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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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iTunes Home Sharing from an Ethernet-connected PC to a MacBook over WiFi

I have an AirPort Extreme that manages my wireless network at home. My MacBook connects to this wireless network. I’m thinking of getting a PC and connecting it to the AirPort Extreme using an ...
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Remote app doesn't work

After I key in the code for pairing the remote app on iTunes, the app just shows "Looking for ..." for a long while, then says "could not find". After that, the library seems to appear on the ...
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How can I view iTunes U videos via Home Sharing on iPad with iOS 6?

Before upgrading to iOS 6, I can just watch iTunes U videos with all other videos from my Mac's iTunes library in the Videos app on my iPad via Home Sharing. However, the first time I open the Videos ...
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iTunes does not synchronize iPhoto albums for Apple TV

The one liner here is, my iPhoto albums do not show up on my Apple TV. This only just stopped working. My iPhoto started up the other day, missing all of the albums. All the photos were still ...
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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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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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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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What is the best option to keep Laptop and Desktop user account in Sync?

I have a Mac desktop that is not always on and a Mac laptop that is usually on the same network. I have a new Synology drive that is always on and I'm considering making use of the LDAP server on it ...
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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 share between iPhone and Macbook not working

My home share between my iPhone and Macbook is not working. My macbook music will show up on my iPhone but it doesn't work the other way around. Someone please help! I've tried basically everything.
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Sharing iTunes account

My husband and I share the same iTunes account but when we sync our iPhones to the same account, we can no longer text each other. I've tried starting my own account in which the iTunes will sync ...
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Sync a computer as an iPod: Is a way to sinc one computer's iTunes library from another in the way of an iPod available?

My computers do not have sufficient hard drive space to store my iTunes library (movies rake up space so fast!), so I have stored my iTunes library on an external hard drive. I would like to sync ...
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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 ...