iPad - Home Sharing

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Home Sharing

Home Sharing lets you play music, movies, and TV shows on iPad from the iTunes library on your
Mac or PC. iPad and your computer must be on the same Wi-Fi network. On your computer, iTunes
must be open, with Home Sharing turned on and logged in using the same Apple ID as Home
Sharing on iPad.

Note: Home Sharing requires iTunes 10.2 or later, available at www.itunes.com/download. Bonus
content, such as digital booklets and iTunes Extras, can’t be shared.

Play music from your computer iTunes library on iPad:


In iTunes on your computer, go to Advanced > Turn On Home Sharing.


Log in, then click Create Home Share.


On iPad, go to Settings > Music, then log in to Home Sharing using the same Apple ID and



In Music, tap More, then tap Shared and choose your computer’s library.

Return to content on iPad

Tap Shared and choose My iPad.


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