Multiple ipad to itunes to multiple PC relationships...

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  1. Matth3w

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    Maybe with family sharing. Your best bet for simplicity's sake would be to set up your iTunes library on a shared external hard drive with the contents of everything. Use ONE iTunes account, log into that account on both computers and use the separate computer to access the same library. My wife has our iTunes on her laptop as well, she just doesn't use it as often. And her laptop iTunes' library is the same as the desktop because it shares the external drive.

    I would not recommend a bunch of different iTunes accounts because then you will be buying apps twice, etc.
     
  2. y2kgtp

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    If we have 1 account authorized across 2 computers, it should have access to the same purchased apps. Now, do you think it really cares about "local content" in the iTunes library itself?

    I previously had itunes on a netbook, and also on my computer (same acct).....but my library was the same.
     
  3. Matth3w

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    It will have access to the same purchased apps...but if you don't care about keeping the same library content then you should be fine. I would just pick one account to make the master account.
     
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    My only drawback I can see is any apps I bought for my Touch, I can't "touch" if I set up a new acct.
     
  5. Matth3w

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    So just make that one the master account. I was in a similar situation where my wife was behind the curve so to speak, so she just started using my iTunes account since she really didn't have any purchased apps on her account. Just a TV show that she had purchased which I was able to duplicate through a torrent.
     
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    Ill have to play around with it, I guess....I'll set up a new account and try it out with my iPod.
     
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    Made a new acct, and it still shows the purchases and applications from my other personal account. Strange.......I thought it would be blank.
     
  8. markk100

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    Hey Matt,

    Congrats on the recent nuptials! I went to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, just north of FDL. My wife went to law school at UW-Madison. We have season tix to the football games, so we're in Madison quite a bit. Madison is a GREAT town, and the Terrace is dynamite.

    Small world...

    Cheers,

    M
     
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    Cheers!

    Did you change the login in iTunes?
     
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    I made a new account on my same main computer, and had access to all the other acct files & apps.

    So I installed iTunes clean on a Laptop, and logged in with the new acct. I will have to go grab my iPod out of the car to get any further... :D
     

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