How to enable iTunes home sharing on iOS devices?

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iITunes has played a major role in increasing the popularity of Apple. The fact is that now days there are certain households that make use of more than one Mac as well as more than one iOS devices. Users can very well sign up on iTunes to hear their favorite tracks, but if the user is not willing to pay $25 per year as the fee, then it seems that iTunes Home Sharing is what users need as of now.

How to enable iTunes home sharing on iOS devices?

Users will have to follow the below mentioned steps in order to enable iTunes home sharing in their corresponding iOS devices.

  • iTunes Home Sharing helps in streaming the media from iTunes library to the users corresponding iOS device or Apple TV or any other computers


  • iTunes Home Sharing works only with that of the local network unlike iTunes Match


  • iTunes Home Sharing is available for free download


  • To enable iTunes Home Sharing in Computer, users will have to follow the corresponding steps;

    • Users will first have to navigate towards ‘Advanced Menu’


    • Now select ‘Turn On’ option in the Home Sharing


    • Users can also select the Home Sharing icon that is represented below the Shared section of iTunes side bar

How to enable iTunes home sharing on iOS devices?

    • Enter the Apple ID


    • Enter the password


    • Users will have to enter the same log in credentials in any device they use in Home Sharing


    • Now the users can see that Computers that makes use of Home Sharing will be represented under the Shared section


    • Users ca download the tracks to the local computer by means of clicking the import tab


    • Users can also make use of Home Sharing inorder to transfer the latest purchases from one computer to another

ITunes Home Sharing can also be used in iOS devices

  • Go to ‘Settings’


  • Select ‘Music’


  • Enter the Apple ID


  • Enter the Password


  • Launch the music app


  • In tool bar, tap the ‘more’ button


  • Click on ‘Shared Entry’


  • Select the computer that the user wishes to connect with the iOS device


  • The tracks will be uploaded from the iTunes Library to the music app

How to enable iTunes home sharing on iOS devices?

ITunes Home Sharing can also be used for streaming video;

  • Enable the iTunes Home Sharing in Settings


  • Open the Videos app


  • Then select the ‘Shared’ tab at the top

For enabling Home Sharing in Apple TV;

  • Select the computers menu


  • Click the ‘Turn on home sharing’


  • Enter the Apple ID


  • Enter the Password by making use of Apple TV’s remote


  • By making use of remote app, users can transform their iOS device itself in to the remote controller of Apple TV making it a lot more easier for the user

This is how users enable iTunes Home sharing in their corresponding iOS devices.

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