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How to authorize a Computer in iTunes

Description: This guide will show you how to authorize a computer so that items can be played in iTunes on this computer. This is also required if you want to then sync those items with your iDevice.

  1. Open the iTunes program.
  2. At the top of iTunes, click on Store and then in the drop-down list, click on Authorize This computer.
    iTunes, Store, Authorize
  3. A window will pop up prompting you to enter your Apple ID and Password. Please do so and then click on Authorize.
    Apple ID and Password Sign On
  4. A new window will display telling you how many computers you have left to authorize. Once done, click OK.
    Computer Authorized Confirmation Message
  5. To de-authorize one of you computers, choose that option from the Store drop-down menu.