Apple: How do I deauthorize a computer on iTunes?

A simple 4 step guide for solving this common Apple problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Deauthorizing and account is easy. Just know that when you do so, all of your devices linked to that account will be deauthorized and you will need to reauthorize each device in order to access iTunes properly. 1. In iTunes, open the iTunes Store then sign in with your Apple ID
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2. Click your Apple ID name, then select "Account"
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3. One of the options on the menu will be "Deauthorize All". It will appear next to "Computer Authorizations" and will only appear if you have more than one device authorized.
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4. Click that and then proceed to add the devices you would like to you now deauthorized account.
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Author: The GetHuman Team • January 15th, 2016

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