What does automatic downloads mean in iTunes?

What does automatic downloads mean in iTunes?

If iTunes isn’t open at the time of purchase, the item is downloaded automatically the next time you open iTunes, or when you choose Account > Check for Available Downloads. To turn on automatic downloads on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, see the Apple Music chapter of the user guide for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

How do I get iTunes to automatically download?

Enabling Automatic Downloads on Your Computer

  1. Launch iTunes.
  2. On Mac, choose iTunes -> Preferences from the menu bar. On Windows, choose Edit -> Preferences from the iTunes window menu bar.
  3. Click the Downloads tab, and under Automatic Downloads, check the box next to Music.
  4. Click OK.

Can you download iTunes anymore?

Is the iTunes Store going away? The iTunes name will fade away, but Apple will keep the store and its functionality in the Apple Music app. You can call it up if you want to buy new songs and albums, but if you do subscribe to Apple Music, you likely won’t have much use for a store.

What are automatic downloads?

Setting the “Device for Automatic Download” allows you to automatically download the eBook(s) purchased through the pre-order function to the specified device, when starting up the app. Please note that this function is currently available only for iOS/Android apps.

What does always check for available downloads mean?

Always check for available downloads. Automatically check for items you previously purchased from the iTunes Store but didn’t download.

Why doesn’t my Apple Music automatically download?

Note: You must turn on Sync Library to download music from Apple Music to your library (go to Settings > Music, then turn on Sync Library). Always download music: Go to Settings > Music, then turn on Automatic Downloads. Songs you add are automatically downloaded to iPhone.

Why does Music automatically download to my iPhone?

I’d like to help out. If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, then you’ll want to turn off the setting for automatic downloads in Settings > Music. If you’re downloading songs from iTunes, then the settings you’ll want to turn off is in Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store. Ensure that both of these are turned off.

Why can’t I redownload music on iTunes?

If a track is already in your iTunes library you will not be able to re-download it until you delete it from the library. The song isn’t anywhere in my library, or my Purchased playlist, or my purchase history, or even my hidden music. It’s not anywhere associated with my account. That’s why I tried to redownload it.