How to not match a library in iTunes Match

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by wngiii, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. wngiii macrumors newbie

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    I've searched and can't seem to find an answer so if it's already been asked, i apologize.

    I have two libraries on my work computer. One is personal (5K songs) and the other is for work (60k songs). I switch between the two libraries (holding shift while opening) based on what I am doing, but I would like to run iTunes Match on my personal library and NOT the work library since it would throttle me over the limit of 25k songs.

    If I subscribe to iTunes Match on my work computer will it try and match BOTH libraries as I switch between them or can i only specify one library to match.

    While I "could" do this on my home computer there are many reason I prefer not to. (computer speed, internet connection, audio software is sub par at home)

    Thanks for help in this!
     
  2. mcdj macrumors 604

    mcdj

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    Unfortunately, it's based on your Apple ID and your associated computer(s), not which library you use. Yours is a user scenario Apple likely did not plan for, and probably doesn't come up much at the help desk.
     
  3. wngiii thread starter macrumors newbie

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    So if that is the case I guess I could theoretically sign in on itunes with my apple id, do the match, sign out and never sign back in. Or just suck it up and do it at home.
     

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