New iMac copied iTunes folder not showing

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  1. westernmass macrumors 6502

    westernmass

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    Got my first iMac today and am trying to move everything from pc to it. I have TC and saved a copy of the iTunes folder with all the music and iPhone apps to it. I copied that folder to iTunes folder on new iMac and deleted old folder. When I open iTunes nothing shows up. If I open the folder with finder all the songs are there. There has to one step I
    Missed can someone help me? Thanks in advance
     
  2. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    I think you have to hold the option key while launching iTunes to point it towards the transferred library?
     
  3. westernmass thread starter macrumors 6502

    westernmass

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    So I gave that a try and went to the music folder again they are all there and it said it could not use that file. Or something along those lines. I am at work so will hav et o wait until tonight to try again. Again suggestions welcomed.
     
  4. Consultant macrumors G5

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    google: transfer itunes library

    perhaps add keywords relevant to what you want to do.
     
  5. westernmass thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Thanks consult - I had freinds figure it out for me. I knew it was something simple and it was.
     

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