Without iTunes, you will not be able to transfer data to iPhone or iPad from PC and vice versa. This program is designed to synchronize with mobile gadgets released by Apple. It is available for installation on Windows and Mac OS operating systems. If everything is clear with the procedure in the second case, then problems may arise in the first.
iTunes for PC
To install iTunes on your computer for free, you need to download the installation package from the official Apple website. And then run it. Then the main part of the procedure will begin. Let’s dwell on it in more detail.
Now let’s deal directly with how to install iTunes on a computer for free. First you need to download the installation package from the official website. Go to https://www.apple.com/itunes/. Next, click on Download at the top. Then select Download now. The download of the required version of the programs will begin. For example, for a 64-bit version of Windows, it would be iTunes64Setup.exe. Run this file. In the welcome window, click Next. On the next page, you can set the destination folder as well as the language. Notice the option “Use iTunes as…”. If you leave it unchanged, the default music player will be replaced.
After all settings, click “Install”. The main stage of transferring data to the specified location will start. At the end, click on the end point. This completes the iTunes installation. Now you just have to log in with your Apple profile and start using the program.
Now let’s move on to how to reinstall iTunes. First you need to remove the old version from your computer. It is done like this:
- Go to Control Panel.
- Turn on icon display (default view).
- Open “Installation and…” (“Programs and Features” in recent versions of Windows).
- Locate iTunes, right-click on it and select the uninstall option.
- Next, remove all components that have Apple in their name.
- Then restart your PC.
That’s all with uninstalling the program. It remains only to re-install iTunes on the computer. How to do this is described in the article above.
When installing iTunes, the user may encounter a number of problems. First of all, you should open the installation file as an administrator. To do this, right-click on it and select the appropriate option.
When choosing a location, you must specify a path that does not include Russian characters. Otherwise, problems may arise. Apple recommends that you apply the latest updates for your Windows or Mac OS operating system.
When starting the installation process, you should deactivate anti-virus protection.Otherwise, a failure may occur. It is also recommended to close unnecessary software and not occupy the computer during the installation process.