How to Enable iTunes Sharing in Windows 10

Do you have a lot of other devices on your home network that you would like to use to play your iTunes library? While copying everything over to that device can be an option, it can be tedious, requires that device to have available storage, and you will have difficulty keeping all of the files synced.

One way around this is to enable local network sharing in iTunes. This lets you access your iTunes file from other compatible devices. Our tutorial below will show you how to enable this sharing in iTunes on your Windows 10 computer.

Local Network Sharing in iTunes in Windows 10

The steps in this article were performed in version of the iTunes software. By enabling this option you will be allowing other devices on your network to access your iTunes library so that they can play that media on their device.

Step 1: Open iTunes.

Step 2: Click Edit at the top of the window, then choose the Preferences option.

open itunes preferences menu

Step 3: Choose the Sharing tab at the top of the window.

itunes sharing menu

Step 4: Check the box to the left of Share my library on my local network. Note that you can also configure which playlists are shared, as well as create a password and decide whether sharing changes play counts. Once you’re done, click the OK button at the bottom of the window.

how to share itunes library over network

Now that you know how to enable iTunes sharing in Windows 10 you can make it easier to use other devices to access your computer.

Have you ever needed to create a list of the songs you have in iTunes? Find out how to create and print this list so that you can access it if you ever need it.

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