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iTunes Library on external hard drive help please

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Jun 14, 2013 9:18 PM

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I want to have my music library on an external hard drive and subscribe to iTunes Match. At the present time I have it on my MacBook Pro. Every album in iTunes now shows the cloud symbol. I also have my music library backed up to the external hard drive I want to use. I also would like to have iTunes Match switched on.

 

I tried to transfer my music library to the external hard drive following Apple's instructions but after a short while I got a message that my 500gb external hard drive was full, this being despite there being nothing else on that drive and my music library being only 70gb. It seemed that the music was being continually downloaded from iCloud but I am not sufficiently technically capable to confirm that that is what was happening.

 

How do I go about transferring my iTunes Library please? Many thanks for any help.

Andrew

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