You asked: What is Home Sharing on iPhone?

How do I use Home Sharing on my iPhone?

Set up Home Sharing

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences.
  2. Click Sharing.
  3. Click Media Sharing.
  4. Select Home Sharing and sign in with your Apple ID. Use the same Apple ID for every computer or device on your Home Sharing network.
  5. Click Turn On Home Sharing.

How do I turn off Home Sharing on my iPhone?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name, then tap Family Sharing.
  3. Tap your name.
  4. Tap Stop Using Family Sharing.

Is home sharing the same as family sharing?

Home Sharing allows you to share your iTunes Library from a computer(Mac or Pc) with other devices on the same wifi/wired network for media playback. Music, Videos etc… It does not share Apps. Family Sharing allows iTunes purchases to be shared with other members of the family group.

Can I download music from home sharing?

You can (assuming you have an Apple ID). When you use your Mac on your Home Sharing network to download an item from the iTunes Store, you can have the item download automatically to other computers on your Home Sharing network. Turn on Home Sharing. Choose File > Home Sharing > Turn On Home Sharing.

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Does home sharing work without wifi?

well, for the initial set up of home sharing, you need to have an internet connection. once set up, an internet connection is not necessary anymore.

Can Family Sharing see my photos?

Actually a Shared Family photo album is a feature of Family Sharing. Photos need to be actually shared through that album to be visible to other members of the family group however. So unless you actually share you photos, they cannot be seen by anybody else.

Can Family Sharing see my apps?

You have to first switch on Family Sharing by inviting each member of your family to the system. Once you have, though, they can see every app you’ve ever bought. … On your iPhone, go into the App Store and choose Updates.

How do you SharePlay on iPhone?

Here’s how to share music with SharePlay:

  1. Start a FaceTime call.
  2. Open Apple Music and choose a song.
  3. Press Play, and the song will begin playing from both devices at the same time.

How do I deactivate home sharing?

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  1. On your Mac or PC, open iTunes and look under File > Home Sharing.To use a different Apple ID with Home Sharing, choose Turn Off Home Sharing, then set up Home Sharing again.
  2. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > Music. Tap Sign In to use the Apple ID you’re currently signed in with.

Does it notify when you leave Family Sharing?

When you leave Family Sharing, you lose access to any shared purchases or services shared by the family group. Although it doesn’t specifically mention in the article, the members of the group will receive a notification that you’ve left.

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When you remove someone from Family Sharing does it notify them?

The removed person immediately looses access to shared purchases (though they will remain on any devices until deleted), the Family Photo Stream, Family calendar, and everything else Family Sharing entails. The removed family member receives a notification of the removal.