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I have Home Sharing turned on, as well as “Share media with guests”, with no password required.
Both my Mac and my guests’s Mac are connected to the same WiFi access point that I control at home.
- She cannot see my library in her Apple Music and we don’t want to turn on Home Sharing or Family Sharing.
- For a little more context, I am a personal library user, do not use the Apple Music service, which is disabled in the app.
Are there steps to figure this out or fix the local sharing option in Music app?
Many routers prevent discovery between clients. A quick way to make sure it’s not the router configuration blocking discovery would be to connect your computers directly with an Ethernet cable or temporarily connect your Mac to the router with Ethernet and share your internet over wifi. Connect your guest computer to your wifi sharing on your Mac.
You want to share Ethernet over wifi. Don’t try to connect to wifi and share out wifi per the warning to not try to connect and share over Ethernet.
Assuming the music sharing works over point to point network or sharing wifi, you’ll need the wifi network admin to fix things. If it doesn’t work, you might need to work on firewalls and why the second app doesn’t see your shared library.
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