How to Reset iTunes Library on Mac/PC

Summary

Want to reset your iTunes library but do not know how? This guide will show you how to make it on Mac and Windows PC.

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Feb. 24, 2016

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Too many contents were crowded in your iTunes library and you do not need them at present. At this moment you may tend to reset the library to get a new start. By resetting iTunes library, all the playlists, ratings and apps will be obliterated.

Before the resetting, you’d better make a backup for iTunes library in case you will need them in the future: How to Backup iTunes Library to External Drive >

How to Reset iTunes Library on Mac

Step 1. Click on Go > Click Home.

Step 2. Click on Music folder > Choose iTunes.

Step 3. Delete these two files: iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml

How to Reset iTunes Library on Mac

How to Reset iTunes Library on Mac

How to Reset iTunes Library on Windows PC

Step 1. Launch Windows Explorer.

Step 2. Click on Music > Choose iTunes.

Step 3. Delete these two files: iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml

How to Reset iTunes Library on Windows

How to Reset iTunes Library on Windows

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Also Read: How to Manage Music on iPhone without iTunes >

Also Read: How to Sync iTunes Library to iPhone without Data Loss >

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