If you want to add your music to iTunes on Windows or use iTunes as a music library and player, this is how to do it. With the help of this guide, you can import or export music, create playlists, import or export playlists, etc.
iTunes is the best option if you have an iOS device and want to organize music on it or transfer files from your Windows PC to it. Apple makes it to manage your device on your Windows computer. However, you can also use the same as a dedicated music player. This feature is available to you if you already use iTunes for managing songs on your iOS device. Before you begin, you’ll need to create a folder that contains all the songs you want to import. Otherwise, you will have to pick one song at a time, which might take a long time.
How to add your own music to iTunes on Windows PC
You can add your own music to iTunes on Windows 11/10 by following these steps:
- Launch iTunes on your computer.
- Click on the File menu.
- Choose Add File to Library.
- Select the song you want to import.
- Select the Add Folder to Library option.
- Select the folder of songs you want to import.
Continue reading to find out more about these steps.
The first step is to open iTunes on your computer and click on the File menu on the top menu bar. Then, you have two options – Add File to Library and Add Folder to Library.
Select the Add File to Library option and the song accordingly if you want to import one song.
Alternatively, if you created a folder with your desired songs and want to import them all, you can choose Add Folder to Library.
Occasionally, you might want to listen to just a few songs out of hundreds. In such times, you can create a playlist of your favorite songs.
How to create a playlist in iTunes on Windows
In iTunes for Windows, you can create a playlist by following these steps:
- Open iTunes on your computer.
- Go to the Songs tab.
- Right-click on a song.
- Choose Add to Playlist > New Playlist.
- Name the playlist.
- Repeat the same steps but choose the playlist.
Let’s take a closer look at these steps.
The first thing you need to do is open iTunes on your computer. Next, switch to the Songs tab on the left side and right-click on the song you want to add to a playlist.
Choose Playlist > New Playlist.
As you haven’t created any playlist earlier, you need to select this option. You can, however, find the playlist name if you created one in the past.
If you create your playlist for the first time, you must give it a name so that you can identify it later.
Afterwards, you can add more songs to your playlist by repeating the steps.
How to import and export playlist from iTunes on Windows
To import and export playlist from iTunes on Windows, follow these steps:
- Open iTunes on your PC.
- Click on the File option.
- Select Library > Export Playlist.
- Select a location > click the Save button.
- Choose Library > Import Playlist.
- Select the playlist > click the Open button.
Let’s learn more about these steps.
First, you need to open iTunes on your PC and click on the File menu in the top menu bar. Then, click the Library option.
Here you can find two options – Import Playlist and Export Playlist. If you want to export the playlist from iTunes, you need to choose the Export Playlist option. Then, choose a location where you want to save and click the Save button.
On the other hand, if you already have a playlist and want to import it into iTunes, you can click the Import Playlist option, select the playlist, and click the Open button.
If you want to move a playlist from one computer to another, you must also copy all the songs. If not, the playlist might not import properly onto the new computer.
How do I add songs to the iTunes library?
Follow these steps to add songs to the iTunes library. First, open iTunes on your Windows PC, go to File > Add File to Library, or Add Folder to Library. Depending on what option you selected, select the song or music folder. Once done, you can find all your contents in the Songs tab visible on the left side.
Why won’t iTunes let me add music to my library?
Although there is no limit on adding music to your library in iTunes, some glitches could prevent you from doing so. In such situations, you can rename the music folder first to check if it solves the issue or not. If not, it is suggested to uninstall iTunes and reinstall it.
That’s all! Hope this guide helped.