iTunes is one of the best media players on the iOS platform and has the best tools to manage our music library. You can easily share the iTunes library with someone on the local network and see any applicable shared libraries. So, if you would like to know how it works, then follow these instructions given below carefully.


Enable iTunmaxresdefaultes Sharing

  • You should launch the iTunes on your device.
  • After that, click on the Preferences option from the menu bar.
  • Then go to the Sharing section on the screen of Preferences.
  • You have to mark the box beside the ‘Share my library on my local network.’
  • Thereafter, click on the ‘Share entire library’ or choose ‘Share selected playlists’ option.
  • In case you would like to share only part of the library, mark the boxes in front of every type of content you would like to share.
  • You should click on the OK button once you have done it.
  • Now, you should share the iTunes library.

Modify Mac Firewall Settings to Permit iTunes Sharing

  • Navigate to the Apple menu at the upper left-hand side of the screen.
  • After that, click on System Preferences.
  • You should choose the System and Privacy option.
  • Go to the Firewall section and select it.
  • In case the Firewall is disabled, then you do not require to do anything.
  • In the case of Firewall, us enable then choose the lock in the lower side of the screen.
  • Then input the admin password.
  • You should click on the Firewall Options.
  • Navigate to the iTunes and list switch the toggle of ‘Allow incoming connections’ via the sight of the arrow on the right-hand side.
  • Later, pick the OK button to apply the changes.
  • Now, iTunes sharing is permitted.

Modify Windows Firewall Settings to Permit iTunes Sharing

  • Navigate to the Windows search on your system.
  • After that, input ‘firewall’ into it and select the OK button.
  • Then you should click on the ‘Windows Defender Firewall.’
  • Go to the ‘Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall’ at the left-hand side menu.
  • You should click on the Change settings option.
  • Then move down to the apps list and mark the box beside the iTunes.
  • Later, mark both boxes of public and Private to the right-hand side.
  • Then click on the OK to apply the changes.
  • Now, iTunes sharing is permitted.


The article will tell the users about specific ways to solve the subsequent issue. The prior thing is to be aware while reading the provided workaround alongside implement the steps in the same order as we did it. We are extremely apologetic if you find any mistake or wrong information in the article. We hope you will find a cure to your problem through this article.



Published by Alessia Martine

Alessia Martine is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet, and new media.

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