iTunes: How to Download Previously Purchased Music, Movies, and Apps

With Apple iTunes, you have unlimited access to download previous music, movie and app purchases anytime you like. This comes in handy if you have lost your files on your hard drive or wish to easily download the content to a new device. Here’s how.

From iTunes on Computer

  1. Open iTunes and select “iTunes Store“.
  2. On the right menu, click the “Purchased” link.
  3. If prompted, type your Apple ID and Password, then select “Sign In
  4. Select the type of item you wish to download at the top-right part of the window. Choose “Music“, “TV Shows“, “Apps” or “Books“. You can also choose to view “All” or items “Not in My Library”.
  5. Select the Cloud icon next to the item or the “Download All” button located at the lower-right part of the screen to download the item(s) to your computer.

From iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad

Music, Movies, and TV Shows

  1. Open the “iTunes Store” app.
  2. Select “More” at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select “Purchased“.
  4. Choose Music. “Movies“, or “TV Shows“.
  5. Select the “All” or  “Not On This…” option as desired at the top of the screen
  6. Select the item you wish to download.
  7. Tap the Cloud icon next to the item to download it to the


You can download purchased apps right to your mobile device.

  1. Open the “App Store” app.
  2. On the iPad, select “Purchased“. On the iPod Touch and iPhone, select “Updates“.
  3. Select “Purchased“.
  4. Tap the Cloud next to the apps you wish to download.

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