“Hello guys. Is there any suggestions on moving iTunes library to external hard drive? I have to export my photos, videos and music in iTunes library, which take up huge storage space on my computer, to an external hard drive for more space. Thanks a million if someone could help me. By the way, I use a Windows computer.”
iTunes is a great tool to purchase and download wonderful songs, videos and apps, but the storage space on your computer is easily ran out by these files. Therefore, you need to transfer the iTunes library to external hard drive to free up space, and this post will display how to move iTunes library to external hard drive on Windows or Mac step by step.
To backup iTunes library to external hard drive, you need to find the iTunes library location in advance:
For Windows users:
For Mac users:
What if the folder is not in the default location?
To make sure everything in your iTunes library is stored in one place, you are suggested to consolidate the iTunes library before you copy iTunes library to external hard drive.
Now you can start to transfer your iTunes library to the external hard drive:
After the transfer is completed, your iTunes library will be backed up on the external hard drive successfully. Then you can delete the iTunes files on your computer to save space.