Transferring your forScore library to another device

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The best way to move your entire library to a new device is through the iTunes File Sharing panel and your computer, but you can also do it through the Services panel through a support cloud storage account.

Using iTunes File Sharing

  • Access the iTunes File Sharing panel
  • In the documents panel, select all of the files listed (Cmd-A or Ctrl-A works easiest) and save them to a folder on your computer. The transfer will begin immediately with a progress bar showing at the top of the iTunes window.
  • When complete, disconnect your source device
  • On the target device, first check to make sure “automatic fetching for new files” is disabled in forScore’s settings panel
  • Connect the target device to your computer
  • Repeat the process to access the File Sharing panel, then add all of the files you just saved to your computer. Again, the file transfer will begin immediately.
  • Once the transfer is complete, launch forScore on your new device, then open the Backup panel once it’s scanned for all the new files
  • Restore from the backup you made (titled by date/time) by tapping on it and choosing “Restore Library and Settings”

Using the Services Panel

  • On your original device, open forScore and choose the Backup section from the Tools menu
  • Create a new backup file by tapping the + button in the upper right corner of the backup panel
  • Open the Services panel in the Tools menu, choose your account, and select a folder to upload to (please note: iCloud Drive does not support multiple file selection)
  • Tap the + button to view the Upload screen and tap All to select all scores
  • Make sure PDF is selected as the Format option in the lower right corner
  • Choose Upload to start the upload process (note: this may take some time depending on the size of your library)
  • When the upload is complete, tap + again and choose the Backups view
  • Tap to select the backup file you created earlier and tap Upload
  • On the target device, first check to make sure “automatic fetching for new files” is disabled in forScore’s settings panel
  • Open the Services panel and either log into the same account or use your cloud service’s sharing features to give another account access
  • Locate the folder that contains all of the files and tap the Edit button in the upper right corner
  • Tap the “select all” button at the bottom of the panel (a circled check mark), then tap the “download” button next to it
  • When the download is complete, open the Backup panel
  • Restore from the backup you made (titled by date/time) by tapping on it and choosing “Restore Library and Settings”

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