Change Advanced preferences in iTunes on PC
In the iTunes app on your PC, use the Advanced pane in iTunes preferences to set and organise your iTunes Media folder, choose how to show Mini Player and movie windows, and more.
To change these preferences, choose Edit > Preferences, then click Advanced.
iTunes Media folder location
Select the iTunes Media folder location, where songs and other files you import into iTunes are located.
Keep iTunes Media folder organised
Automatically move imported music into folders for album and artist.
Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library
Copy an item to the iTunes Media folder when you drag the item to the iTunes window or choose File > Add File to Library.
See Copy items to your iTunes folder when you add them to your iTunes library.
Share iTunes Library XML with other applications
Allow other applications to access your iTunes library.
Reset all dialogue warnings
Reset or allow dialogue warnings (small windows with messages in them) to appear.
This option is only applicable if you selected “Do not show this message again” in one or more dialogues.
Reset iTunes Store cache
Reset the iTunes Store cache (the temporary location where your computer saves iTunes Store pages you visit). If you return to that page later, iTunes can retrieve the page from the cache faster than getting it from the internet.
This option is only applicable when the content on a page seems outdated or if the page isn’t opening properly.
Reset podcast identifier
Reset the podcast identifier to retrieve the latest version.
This option is only applicable when the content in Podcasts seems outdated.
Warn me if iTunes is not the default player for audio files
Display a warning if an application other than iTunes is the default audio player.
Keep Mini Player on top of all other windows
Keep Mini Player in front of all open windows, even while you use applications other than iTunes.
Keep movie window on top of all other windows
Keep the movie window (when playing a movie) in front of all open windows, even while you use applications other than iTunes.
Show iTunes icon in system tray
Display the iTunes icon in the notifications area of the Windows taskbar.
Minimise iTunes window to system tray
Minimise the iTunes window to the notifications area.
This option is only available when you show the iTunes icon in the system tray.
Enable full keyboard navigation
Control iTunes using your keyboard, even if iTunes isn’t the active window.
Check for new software updates automatically
Display a message when a new version of iTunes is available.
This option isn’t available if you installed iTunes from the Microsoft Store. See Update iTunes.
Send diagnostic & usage data to Apple
Give your permission to collect and analyse diagnostic and usage information from your device.
See Send diagnostic and usage information about your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to Apple.