Moveing iTunes to new computer, help?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by AutomaticHaze, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. AutomaticHaze macrumors regular

    Aug 4, 2008
    so here's the story. I'm wanting to transfer my iTunes libary to my new PC from my old PC. I already have 5 computers authorized one of which is my old PC. I have a few qustions though.. 1. How would I do this safely without looseing any music, apps, ETC?
    2. When would I deautorize my old pc and authorize my new one?
    3. Will I still be able to plug my iphone and iPods in without messing any of them up?

    I tryed googleing this but couldn't find anything about my 3rd qustion.

    Thanks for any help.
  2. geerlingguy macrumors 6502a


    Feb 11, 2003
    St. Louis, USA
    1. Just copy the whole iTunes folder (in your 'My Documents') to the same place on the new computer (use an external hard drive if you'd like).

    2. Yes - deauthorize the old one first.

    3. None of them should get messed up, but make sure you keep the old PC intact, just in case, until everything's running smoothly.

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