Updating itunes music library

So, from now on, you could directly add your music to this folder.

Updating i Tunes on a Mac Updating i Tunes on a PCCommunity Q&A If you're using a Mac, open i Tunes.

The music copied from i Tunes appears in the “Music” app on i Phone, as expected: To me this is much easier to explain and use than creating a new playlist that syncs but sometimes brings with it stuff you don’t want or the auto-fill weirdness, or a myriad of other potential i Tunes headaches.

Another perk to manually managing your music this way is that you can actually copy audio and music directly from the file system to an i Phone, without importing it into a i Tunes Library first.

Each time Apple releases an i Tunes update, new features, bug fixes and support for new devices are added to the software. In some cases, i Tunes will prompt you to update on its own with a pop up window informing you of the update. ​ On a Mac, i Tunes updates are performed via the App Store program that comes bundled with Macs.

You'll almost always want to update to the latest and greatest as soon as you can. If it doesn't, though, begin by launching the built-in Software Update tool that comes with i Tunes. In fact, updates to all Apple software (and some third-party tools, too) are done using this program. When you install i Tunes on a PC, you also install the Apple Software Update program. When it comes to updating i Tunes, it can often be a good idea to first make sure you've got the latest version of Apple Software update. To update that: When the update has been downloaded and installed, Apple Software Update will run again and give you a new list of programs available to update.

Anyone will attest to the fact that there is a list of simple features missing from the formidable i Tunes.

Its inability to automatically upload new music to your library has been at the top of my personal list.

It wasn’t until recently that I became aware that this feature has been available since i Tunes 9! I figure that if I, a self-proclaimed tech-a-holic, had no idea that automatic uploading from a watched folder in i Tunes was possible, there must be other people out there who are just as clueless as I once was. Previously, when you downloaded that totally rad new album via Bit Torrent you would have to drag and drop it into i Tunes. This outdated method of updating your music library is atrocious, and every other media player in this big, wide world is capable of auto-updating.

Well, there is actually a folder located inside your i Tunes Media folder labeled Automatically Add to i Tunes.

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This method, which I think is the easiest in terms of behaving most like other computer interactions, allows for selecting music and dragging and dropping it to copy to i Phone from i Tunes.

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