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Multiple users in iTunes

by aussie-dude / August 31, 2014 3:40 PM PDT

No doubt this has been covered but I couldn't find where and go easy cause I'm a newbie.

On my windows PC I used Copytrans iLibs to manage multiple multiple (different) libraries on 5 IOS devices (iPod touch, 2x iPhones and 2x iPad's). It worked a treat.

But I've just changed platforms to an iMac and after migrating all my data over I find iTunes is absolutely full of all music from all devices and 60 odd Apps. Everything is in the one account. I went to Copytrans website only to find they don't have Mac compatible Apps Sad

How on earth can I restore iTunes to reflect each of the libraries on each of the devices? Is it in fact possible?

I really would appreciate help on this guys. Thanks in advance!

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The thing is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2014 3:51 PM PDT

I'm guessing you only have one user account in Windows. Windows is different. To have other users, we would have other (windows) user accounts. At least that's how I do that here.
Bob

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Thanks R proffitt
by aussie-dude / August 31, 2014 3:59 PM PDT
In reply to: The thing is.

I'm a tad dumb I think because I'm not sure what you mean.
Can you expand on your answer please mate?

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Sorry, but I am logging out.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2014 4:08 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks R proffitt

Google this.

How to create Windows User accounts.
Bob

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Thanks Bob
by aussie-dude / August 31, 2014 4:42 PM PDT

I must have missed something. I'm not using a Windows computer now it's an iMac. Will it solve the problem if I open 5 new user accounts for each IOS device on my new mac?

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That's the idea, yes.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 31, 2014 5:22 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks Bob

An iTunes library on the PC or Mac is in the OS account, so each user has his own content. Just as he has his own documents and pictures.

Kees

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Thanks keers-B
by aussie-dude / August 31, 2014 7:42 PM PDT
In reply to: That's the idea, yes.
Blush
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(NT) Thanks Kees!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 1, 2014 1:34 AM PDT
In reply to: That's the idea, yes.
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