Are you fed up with the frequent errors when transferring media files to iOS devices, or restoring iOS media files from iOS devices to computer by using iTunes? Will some problems arise in the purchase of songs and other media files from iTunes Store? For all of the above issues, the culprit is not iTunes but media contents you streamed, downloaded or synced to other devices using iTunes. These contents are occupying your iTunes and making it less effective.

Therefore, you need to reset iTunes Library to get a new start. Once your iTunes Library is reset to its default settings, all your media contents, playlists, ratings, and apps will be completely wiped out. In this article, we'll show you the way to reset your iTunes Library, then please read on.

How to Reset iTunes Library on Mac

Step 1.Shut down iTunes on your Mac computer.

Step 2.Click on “Go > Home”.

Step 3.Select the Music folder, and click the iTunes folder.

iTunes Library Location in Mac

Step 4.You will see two files named “iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml,” delete both files from your Mac.

Step 5.If you’ve completed the above steps, then open your Mac and create your own music library.

How to Reset iTunes Library on Windows PC

Step 1.Shut down your iTunes on your Windows PC.

Step 2.Open Windows Explorer, then click “Music > iTunes” folder.

Step 3.You will see two files named “iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml,” delete both files from your Windows PC.

Step 4.If you’ve completed the above steps, then open your PC and create your own music library.

iTunes Library Location in Windows

How Do I Refresh My iTunes Library Through an Easier Way

If you just want to clean up iTunes or fix its errors by resorting to resetting iTunes Library, there is a better approach should be adopted. iMyFone TunesFix is a good choice for you to try, since it can clean up iTunes and fix all iTunes related problems.

iMyFone TunesFix can repair iTunes when it refuses to launch, reset, or respond to certain commands. It can fix iTunes errors such as installing, connecting, restoring, backup, and reseting errors. You can use it to boost your PC by freeing up your iTunes caches and media contents clogging up your iTunes.

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Key Features:

  • Fix iTunes Library when iTunes fails to work.
  • Clear contents clogging up iTunes to free up space and boost your computer.
  • Fix more than 100 iTunes errors and issues in a few minutes.

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