How to Authorize Itunes on Mac

Alicia Santos

Mac, Tutorials

Are you a Mac user who loves to listen to music and podcasts on iTunes? Have you ever encountered the frustrating message that says, “This computer is not authorized to play your purchased items”?

If so, don’t worry! In this article, we will guide you through the process of authorizing your iTunes on Mac, allowing you to enjoy your purchased content hassle-free.

Step 1: Launch iTunes

The first step is simple. Open the iTunes application on your Mac. You can find it in your Applications folder or by using the Spotlight search feature.

Step 2: Sign In to Your Apple ID

To authorize your iTunes, you need to be signed in with your Apple ID. Click on the Account tab in the menu bar at the top of the screen and select Sign In. Enter your Apple ID and password when prompted and click Sign In.

Step 3: Go to Account Information

In order to authorize your computer, go back to the Account tab in the menu bar and click on Account Info... You may be asked to enter your Apple ID password again for security purposes.

Step 4: Authorize This Computer

In the Account Information window, scroll down until you find a section called iTunes in the Cloud. Look for a button labeled “Authorize This Computer.” and click on it. A dialog box will appear asking for your Apple ID and password.

Step 5: Enter Your Apple ID Password

In the dialog box, enter your Apple ID password and click Authorize. This will authorize your computer to play and access all the content associated with your Apple ID.

Step 6: Enjoy Your Content!

Congratulations! You have successfully authorized your iTunes on Mac. Now you can enjoy all your purchased music, movies, TV shows, and more without any restrictions.

Note: Remember that you can only authorize up to 5 computers with the same Apple ID. If you have reached this limit and want to authorize a new computer, you will need to deauthorize one of the previously authorized computers.

In Conclusion

Authorizing your iTunes on Mac is a simple process that ensures you have access to all your purchased content. By following these steps, you can overcome any authorization issues and enjoy your favorite music and media hassle-free. Happy listening!

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