You can play your iTunes Store purchases on computers you have authorized to do so. You can have up to five different computers authorized on iTunes at the same time. So if you have five authorized and you want to add a new one, you will have to deauthorize one of the other ones first. This article will teach you how.
If you can't remember how many computers you have authorized, you can check the number of authorizations you have given by following these instructions:
If you have access to the computer you want to deauthorize, follow these instructions:
If you don't have access to the computer you want to deauthorize anymore, you will need to deauthorize all of your computers, and then reauthorize all the ones you want to keep authorized. To do all this, follow these instructions:
You can only deauthorize all of your computers once each year. It's a good idea to deauthorize your computers when you get rid of them so this doesn't become an issue.
If you need help deauthorizing a computer, or if you have any other questions, talk to an iTunes customer service representative. You can reach one on the iTunes help forum, by email, or on the phone.
After thousands of iTunes customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Deauthorize a Computer in Itunes? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting iTunes if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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