Published On: Fri, May 4th, 2012

How to set up iTunes Match on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

There is a sophisticated way to enjoy music on your apple gadgets, which can be converted into your favorite music player devices with some apps with just a blink of an eye. All you have to do is just subscribe to iTunes Match, a newly launched service by the tech giant. Setting up iTunes Match on your iPhone, iPad or iPhone touch is really simple and easy.

Subscription charges for iTunes Match

You will have to pay $24.99 per year to get this app service on your apple devices.

1. Launch iTunes on your iPhone or iPad and make sure iTunes version is 10.5.1 or higher. On left hand side, select iTunes Match section below the Store. Alternately, go to home page of iTunes Store and select iTunes Match from the Quick Links section on the right side.

2. Now click iTunes Match in the sidebar to purchase this app. Now click on “Add this Computer” and there you have it.

Setting up iTunes Match on iPhone

After successfully subscribing to iTunes Match service, you need to set up this. It’s also quite simple.

1. Go to “Settings” and then “Music” from your iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone. Enable the new setting at the top of iTunes Match and confirm it as well.

2. Now your apple device will begin to match music library in the background. Another option is you can select to show music on the device that you can download but don’t have it currently available on the device. It can be turned off whenever you like.

That’s all.

The iTunes gathers information about iTunes library to see what it is there and then matches this collection to the iTunes Catalog. Anything which already exists in that Catalog is instantly made available in standard iTunes format.


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