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How to Update iTunes to the Latest Version

The latest version of iTune can offer better features to improved safety aganist from harmful software. This tutorial will show you several options to get the latest version of iTunes.

Option 1: How to Update iTunes on Mac

In some cases, iTunes will prompt you to update on its own with a pop up window informing you of the update.

Step 1: Connect your device to your Mac and open iTunes.

Step 2: From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen, choose iTunes.

Step 3: Select Check for Updates.

Step 4: iTunes will connect to Apple's servers and check for updates. 

How to update iTunes on Mac

Option 2: How to Update iTunes on Windows PC

If you have iTunes installed on Windows PC, follow steps below. If you don't have iTunes installed on your computer, download the latest version on the iTunes download page.

Step 1: Connect your device to your computer with a USB cable and open iTunes.

Step 2: From the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, choose Help > Check for Updates.

Update iTunes on Windows PC

Step 3: If any updates are available, follow the prompts to install the latest version.

Download iTunes

Tip: If your iTunes version is up to date, a window displays your current version.

Option 3: How to Enable Automatic Updates

Two options above to update iTunes is to manually check for updates. Here provides another easy way to keep your iTunes up-to-date that is to enable automatic updating.

Step 1: Press the Alt key to display the menu bar, and then click Edit > Preferences.

Step 2: Under the Advanced tab, click on Check for new software updates automatically.

Step 3: Once selected, iTunes will update itself in the future without prompting or alerting you.

Enable automatic updating

iTunes is a media player, media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application. It allows you to update iOS software to the latest version manually by using iTunes.