How To Authorize My Computer On Itunes Mac

How To Authorize My Computer On Itunes Mac

iTunes is a service provided by Apple to its customers. It began as a basic online music application store and has now expanded its services and grown into a complete marketplace for all types of digital entertainment and media like music, applications, books, TV shows, movies and much more. Apple provides its customers the facility to authorize this service in up to five computers at the same time to support the expanding digital media.

The procedure followed to authorize your computer on iTunes Mac is very simple and straight forward.

How to Authorize a Computer on iTunes

While authorizing your computer on iTunes, you provide iTunes the permission to access your apps, music, movies, and other such media and more content. A single computer can be authorized to iTunes only through the computer in question. Another computer or device cannot be used to authorize a third computer with iTunes.

How to Authorize a Mac on iTunes:

  1. First, make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes in your computer. You can download the latest version of iTunes from the iTunes website.  
  2. Open iTunes on your Mac
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID
  4. Go to the Store menu on the screen and select Authorize This Computer
  5. On doing this, a window will appear asking you to enter details like your Apple ID and password. Fill in the correct information and then click on the Authorize button.
  6. After you have performed the above steps, your computer will be authorized to iTunes for playback.

How to Authorize a PC on iTunes:

  1. Download iTunes on your computer.
  2. Open the iTunes window
  3. Choose the Account option from the menu bar
  4. Go to Authorizations option which will appear in the Accounts dialog box
  5. Select the ‘Authorize This Computer’ option.

If you are having problems finding the menu bar on your computer you can simply press ctrl(Control) + B. This should open the dialog box for you.

You can also check how many other computers are authorized with your iTunes account at a given time. Follow these steps to check the number of computers linked to iTunes:

  1. Open iTunes on your Mac
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID
  3. Go to the menu bar on the screen top and select the Account option
  4. Go to View My Account. A dialog box will indicate the number of computers currently authorized to your Apple account.
  5. For windows or other PC, the same procedure is to be followed to check the number of computers that are authorized to access your Apple iTunes account.

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