Moving your iTunes library to another computer

If you get a new computer, you can transfer your iTunes library by connecting computers or by using a portable hard drive or iPod.

For more information, click the links below to see articles on the Apple Service & Support website.

When you sell or give away a computer, don’t forget to deauthorize it (choose Store > Deauthorize Computer).

Related Topics

Authorizing a computer to play iTunes Store purchases

Saving a copy of your playlists

Moving your iTunes Store purchases to another computer

Backing up your iTunes library and iTunes Store purchases


How to use your iPod to move your music to a new computer

Copying your music to another computer FAQ

Moving your iTunes library to another computer