5 Replies Latest reply: Feb 6, 2013 8:19 PM by randers4
ibobkuch Level 1 (0 points)

I migrated my old iMac to a new iMac.

My iPad will not connect to iTunes on the new iMac...     "does not have permission"

How do I get my iPad to be recognized/associated/sync'd/etc. with iTunes on my new iMac?

iMac, iOS 6.1
  • randers4 Level 9 (62,715 points)

    Did you copy the entire iTunes folder (not just the music folder) from your old computer to your new one?  If not, do so by following one of the methods outlined here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4527.

  • ibobkuch Level 1 (0 points)

    I assume so. I think the Migration Assistant copies everything from the old Mac to the new Mac. I have an iTunes folder in my home directory. It contains files:  iTunes library extras, iTunes library genius, iTunes music library - and folders: album artwork, iTunes music, mobile applications, and previous iTunes libraries.


    When I connect my iPad, the iPad icon does not show in the left column, and I get a message "iTunes could not connect to thid iPad. You do not have permission."


    FYI, I had no problem syncing my iPhone to iTunes on the new machine.

  • randers4 Level 9 (62,715 points)

    Yes, Migration Assistant should have taken care of that.  Only thing I can suggest is to try repairing permissions in Disk Utility.  If that doesn't fix things, you might want to post this question over in the iTunes for Mac forum.

  • ibobkuch Level 1 (0 points)

    Repair permissions didn't help. I'll repost as you suggest. Thanks for your help.

  • randers4 Level 9 (62,715 points)

    You're welcome. Good luck!