This is actually not a big problem if all of the apps your daughter is using were free downloads, since there’s no cost to re-download them again under the other account and the new download will seamlessly replace what’s already on your device with no loss of data or settings.However, keep in mind that even for “free” apps you should be cautious of any in-app purchases or subscriptions as these will generally not transfer to the new account either; consumable items like in-game “coins” will in some cases, but permanent upgrades or content downloads generally will not.This means that if I buy the new Local Natives album on my wife’s laptop, it is instantly on my i Phone.And when she buys the new Arcade Fire album on our i Mac (which uses my Apple ID), it is instantly on her i Pad Mini. Within seconds, younity discovers the newly downloaded music on one device and will merge i Tunes accounts to our mobile devices.We regularly move back and forth between each other’s computers, which often results in one of us buying music with the other person’s account.Obviously, we don’t care about that, but Apple certainly does – .We reserve the right to edit questions for grammar, spelling, and length. I am completely overwhelmed by my music collection as it is stored in way too many places.I primarily had my music stored on my Mac Book, but once that got too small I bought a 400 GB networked hard drive and started storing my music there.
To consolidate libraries, turn on Home Sharing on all the computers you want to merge and then drag and drop the files to the computer that will store the merged library.Submit your questions for consideration using our Ask i Lounge Submit Form.We reserve the right to edit questions for grammar, spelling, and length. My daughter has an i Pod touch and an i Pad, when she received her i Pod she did not have an e-mail address, so I used my e-mail to set up an i Tunes account that she could use to purchase apps and games.Ask i Lounge offers readers the opportunity to get answers to their i Pod-, i Phone-, i Pad-, i Tunes-, or Apple TV-related questions from a member of the i Lounge editorial team.We'll answer several questions here each week, and of course, you can always get help with more immediate concerns from the i Lounge Discussion Forums.