How to Restore Songs in iTunes From an iTunes Backup

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However careful you are with your computer, things can go wrong that results in the loss of your music. Whether the contents of your music library has been accidentally deleted, corrupted, or wiped by a virus infection, knowing how to restore your iTunes songs is just as important as performing a backup. By learning how to restore your music before disaster strikes will enable you to get up and running in no time.

What You Need

  • iTunes Software
  • Backup media

Difficulty Easy

Time Required iTunes music library restore time is dependent on the size of the backup.

Here's How

  1. Ensure the iTunes software is running and insert your backup disc.
  2. When the dialog box appears asking if you want to restore files, choose the option to overwrite the existing files.
  3. Finally, select Restore and follow the on-screen instructions.