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Bryan M. Wolfe
| March 10, 2011
How Does iTunes Home Sharing Work? Here's The Answer
The new iTunes Home Sharing option is probably the most fun feature of iOS 4.3. Still, we’ve received lots of requests from readers wanting to know how to use it. Consider this your quick start guide. What is iTunes Home Sharing? Your Mac or PC's iTunes application is what feeds the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. Without it, syncing media across platforms is all but impossible. Unfortunately, because our iDevices have size limits, we have to choose which files to sync to our iPhone or iPad. The iTunes Home Sharing feature eliminates this problem by allowing us to access these files using our Wi-Fi network. Files can include: Music, Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, and Audiobooks. Steps In iTunes 10.2.1, select Advanced and click on “Turn On Home Sharing.”