iTunes Home Sharing sees no tracks

Number:rdar://FB8966973 Date Originated:01/10/2021
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:macOS Product Version:macOS Mojave 10.14.6
Classification:iTunes Reproducible:Always
1. Turn on Home Sharing in iTunes via File > Home Sharing > Turn On...

2. Turn on Home Sharing on another computer. Both are using the same Apple ID in iTunes and Home Sharing.
I also have "share entire library" selected in iTunes > Preferences > Sharing > Share my library on my local network.

3. From one computer, select the other computer's library from the source drop-down list in the upper left corner of the iTunes window.

The albums in the other computer's library will appear. But if you select any album, no tracks will appear, and it will say "No items".

4. If one computer has tracks that aren't in the other computer, selecting Show: Items not in my library will show the album, but if you try to import, it will give non-specific error:

       There was a problem downloading "<track name>". An unknown error occurred (-50).

For me I believe this problem started with Mojave, but that may have been because that's when I stopped using the last fully functional version of iTunes (

The expected result is that iTunes Home Sharing should work in Mojave.


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