Deleting Music

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  1. sceadugenga

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    I while back I had a long road trip coming up so downloaded a very large music file from iTunes.

    If I delete this now can it be downloaded again at no additional cost?

    If not, can I move it to iCloud, if so, how?

    (iPad 3)
     
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    Anything purchased from iTunes will be available in your iTunes purchase history and can be re-downloaded at no extra charge.

    There's only one exception. Sometimes music you've previously purchased from iTunes is removed from the iTunes Store and from your purchase history. That's why I keep a local copy of all my iTunes purchases on an external hard drive. You can then sync them to your iPad anytime you connect to iTunes on your computer.
     
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  3. sceadugenga

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    Thanks for that, the local copy is not a bad idea, how do I move it to the new drive from the iPad?
     
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    Do you keep your music on a computer in iTunes and/or elsewhere? If so, then it is an easy process to transfer music to an external HD (or even a LARGE USB flash drive or SD card). For myself, I have well over 100 hours of MP3 music on my MBPro laptop (most ripped from CDs but other music downloaded from iTunes, Amazon, and several other sites) - most is organized in iTunes and on my internal HD - about once a week, I do Time Machine & cloning backups of this computer and also as further security my personal files (music, photos, docs, etc.) to an external SSD drive. SO, let us know - if you do not use a computer and iTunes, then other options can be suggested. Dave :)
     
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    1. I gave up trying to sync a long time back, I was just too thick to get it to work. I just connect to the PC using the charger cable to load files to the iPad.
     
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    same trouble arrived with me also but i got really frustated while deleting those since they get failed everytime when i tried to remove them or transfer them to iCloud
     

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