Moving iTunes library from external drive

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Glennster, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. Glennster macrumors 6502


    Apr 30, 2014
    How do I move my music collection from my external drive to my new laptop? It appears as if each artist is kept in an individual folder on the external drive.
  2. Baron015 macrumors newbie

    Nov 18, 2014
    Just drag and drop the files into the iTunes window

    Enable 'copy files to iTunes Media Folder' option first and they will be copied locally

  3. M. Gustave macrumors 68000

    M. Gustave

    Jun 6, 2015
    Grand Budapest Hotel
    You simply copy and paste the iTunes Media folder to the new laptop, and then point iTunes to it upon launch.

    In fact, you can leave it on an external drive or sd card, or move it from pc to pc, doesn't matter.

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