iTunes music storage question
I may be misunderstanding the use of iTunes for music. I uploaded all of the music files from my computer to iTunes (took about 12 hours). My assumption is that, from now on, I can access this music from any PC that I own with iTunes on it. Essentially, that iTunes acts as remote storage for my music so that, even if my PC dies, my music is safe with iTunes. Is this correct?
- 12-02-2011, 02:59 PM #2
- 12-02-2011, 03:01 PM #3
- 12-02-2011, 03:13 PM #4
Thank you very much for clearing this up guys.
Follow up question which I sort of touched on recently but I'd like to be crystal clear: As an iPhone 4s owner, how screwed would I be if I deleted iTunes from my computer? I know I can download new iOS versions over Wi-Fi now.
I'm asking for a good reason. Since downloading iTunes my previously perfectly running PC has become a dog. This happened the exact day I downloaded the software. I set it up so that iTunes doesn't turn on when I connect the iPhone to the PC (for charging) but that doesn't seem to help. I have no desire to use iTunes for music since it doesn't serve as back-up remote storage.
- 12-02-2011, 05:34 PM #6
- 12-02-2011, 05:55 PM #7
There's a way to get the services to start/stop with the opening/closing of itunes. Try googling it. I'm not by my computer to give you the info.
- 12-03-2011, 12:11 PM #8
Talked with Apple about this today and the rep told me that she speaks with iPhone owners regularly who have never used iTunes. If I ever needed to get any lost apps back I could just download it temporarily....so I dumped iTunes and the associated music files. Yay! Love live Windows Media and Rhapsody!
Thanks for the responses everyone.