How do I get iTunes on Windows?

Answered by Douglas Hiatt

To get iTunes on Windows 10, you now have the option to download it from the Microsoft Store. I will guide you through the process step by step.

1. Close all open apps: Before you begin the download, make sure to close any open applications on your computer. This will ensure a smooth installation process.

2. Go to the Microsoft Store: Click on the “Start” button, usually located at the bottom left corner of your screen. In the search bar, type “Microsoft Store” and click on the corresponding result to open the store.

3. Search for iTunes: Once you are in the Microsoft Store, type “iTunes” in the search bar located at the top right corner of the store window. Press Enter or click on the magnifying glass icon to initiate the search.

4. Get iTunes from Microsoft: In the search results, you should see “iTunes” listed as an app. Click on it to open the iTunes page.

5. Download iTunes: On the iTunes page, you will find a button that says “Get.” Click on it to begin the download process.

6. Save the installer: After clicking “Get,” a pop-up window will appear asking you to save the installer file. Choose a location on your computer where you want to save the file, and click “Save.”

7. Run the installer: Once the download is complete, locate the installer file on your computer (usually in your Downloads folder) and double-click on it to run the installer.

8. Start the installation: A security warning might appear, asking if you want to run the installer. Click on “Run” to proceed.

9. Follow the installation prompts: The iTunes installer window will open. Click on “Next” to begin the installation process.

10. Choose installation options: You will be presented with a few installation options. Select the desired options, such as whether you want iTunes to be your default media player or if you want to install Apple Software Update. Once you have made your selections, click “Install” to start the installation.

11. Wait for the installation to complete: The installation process may take a few minutes. You can track the progress on the installer window.

12. Finish the installation: Once the installation is complete, click on “Finish” to close the installer.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed iTunes on your Windows 10 computer. You can now open iTunes and start using it to manage your music, movies, and other media. Enjoy!