Music is the soul of your life, and to rejuvenate your soul, you download your choice of songs on your iPhone, iPad, Mac or Windows PC. In Apple eco-system, you have access to each music file on different screens. This is the beauty of this system. But what if you accidentally delete any song from your iPhone or iPad?
Thankfully, Apple offers you a chance to download your past purchases of music on different devices. There are three different methods, which vary according to devices, to download past purchases. One by one, we will deal with three methods.
Re-download Songs, Movies and Videos from iTunes on iPhone
Step #1. Launch iTunes Store app on iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on More from the bottom menu → Tap on Purchased.
Step #3. Now tap on Music.
Step #4. Tap on “Not on This iPhone” option.
Step #5. Find the song you want to download → Tap on the Download icon to the right of title.
The song will be downloaded on your device.
How to Download Past Purchases of Music on iPad
Step #1. Launch iTunes Store on your iPad.
Step #2. Tap on Purchased option → Now tap on “Not on This iPad”.
Step #3. Find the song you want to download and tap on it → Tap on Download icon to the right side of the track.
The song will be downloaded on your iPad. Follow the same steps for other songs to download.
How to Download Past Purchases on Mac/PC using iTunes
Step #1. Launch iTunes on your Mac or Windows computer.
Step #2. Click on Sign In.
Step #3. Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in.
Step #4. Now click on your name.
A drop-down menu will appear on the screen.
Step #5. Click on Purchases/Family Purcahses option from the menu.
Step #6. Click on “Not in My Library” option → Click on Music from top right corner.
Step #7. Search the song you want to download on your Mac/PC → Finally, click on download icon you can see in the upper-right corner of song.
Please note that if the song is already downloaded to your library, the item will not show the icon.
How to Download Past Purchases on Apple TV
You normally don't download songs on your Apple TV, hence you can just find the purchases to play on your Apple TV.
Step #1. Select Music or My Music from Home screen of Apple TV.
Step #2. Choose the song you want to play.