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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iPhone sharing question

My husband & I share an Apple ID. We want to continue sharing contacts and calendars. Can this be done if we use separate Apple ID s? We don't want to keep getting each others messages and ...
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Why does Apple TV not stop my Mac from sleeping?

When using Home Sharing on Apple TV 3rd gen, the Mac will fall asleep even though it is needed to stream content. So in the middle of a movie the connection will be lost because the Mac goes to sleep. ...
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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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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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Cannot share media file to PC

I want to share my media files on my Mac to my home network, however when I tried to access them from my PC I was asked for username and password. I'm sure I entered them correctly (I mean I can log ...
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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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Can I use sharing?

Can I use "Share my library on my local network" ? I have my library in a shared folder on my iMac, this is to stop having to have the same music stored twice so my other half can use iTunes as well ...
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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 do I turn on HomeSharing without original remote?

Accidentally the Apple TV had its home sharing turned off (device used was the remote app on iPhone). The original remote is lost. Have Apple Mac laptop and HP Laptops also iPad 3rd Gen, and iPhone ...
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iTunes authorization for Home Sharing

Recently got new iPhones. Due to update issues, I'm having to use a different computer to sync 4 different devices. I have Home Sharing turned on, so I have access to all the apps stored on iTunes ...
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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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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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Open Ports and Network Config Needed For Home Sharing

At work, I cannot get home sharing to work with the iOS Remote app to see my Macbook Pro's iTunes instance. Both the laptop and the iOS devices are connected to the same network (have tried both wi-fi ...
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Home Sharing songs greyed out on iPad

I connected my iPad to Home Sharing from my laptop. I can play music by pressing shuffle play and pressing next, however I cannot choose which song to play because it is either greyed out (inside ...
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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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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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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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Where's the shared libraries in iTunes 12.1.2 for Windows?

I can't seem to find it, and all the other solutions are for when the sidebar existed. I am using Windows 7 & OS X Yosemite.
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ATV doesn't see my Home Sharing

I have my MP6,1 connected via Ether to my Time Capsule, and my ATV connected via Ether to the same TC. Everything seems to be working, but my ATV cannot see my Home Sharing movies. I have both the ...
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Home sharing on iPhone: “You don't have permission to access the requested resource ”

I've configured Home sharing to work just fine on my iPad and Apple TV, however for some reason on my phone I get an error pop up saying "You don't have permission to access the requested resource" ...
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Home Sharing Library Loads but Movies Do Not

I can see a shared library and all of its contents but the contents do not load. When I try to watch a movie the loading/spinner icon stays for a very long while, until the screen saver appears. If ...
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Does Home Sharing require Internet access for movies?

Experience already tells me the answer is 'yes', but I'm curious if anyone has a reference. Recently, my cable internet went out. I think: no problem, I've got all kinds of purchased movies and TV ...
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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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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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New iPad Home Sharing for Purchased Content

Here's my setup. I purchased a HD movie (my first ever!) from the iTunes Store onto my Mac mini. iTunes on this Mac mini is configured for Home Sharing. Now, when I launch the Videos app on the new ...
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Connecting Apple Remote app to iTunes on PC

I wish to play music on iTunes on a PC (Win7) through Apple Remote app on iPad (the new one/3). I manage to register Remote, that is, enter PIN, but on iPad my iTunes library doesn't have name, and ...
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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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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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Technology behind Home Sharing

I would like to know how exactly does Apple Home Sharing work. Not the steps to use it but the technology behind it in as much detail as possible. I am mainly interested in learning about the ...
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Sync a macbook's iTunes library from an offline library stored on a disk

I know that it's possible to store one's music library on an external disk attached to an Airport Extreme or an AirPort Time Capsule: Option + iTunes, "Choose Library...". One can also store a ...
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Rating & Editing Songs with Home Sharing

I've been pondering using my Mac Mini as an iTunes server to house all my media, and then access it from a Windows PC, iPad, and Macbook Pro. I can access all the media perfectly fine, however, there ...
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I do NOT want AppleTV to update iTunes play counts

OS 10.9.4 iTunes 11.4 Playing songs on both of my AppleTVs updates the iTunes play count, even though this option is deselected in the iTunes preferences. How can I get the AppleTV to STOP updating ...
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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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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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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 there,...