Quick Fix for iTunes 11 – How to Turn the Sidebar Display View Back On


Apple’s iTunes 11 offers a number of improvements. It also comes with a feature that may be confusing. When you start up iTunes 11 on your computer, you’ll notice the sidebar is missing. This is the column on the left where your library, the store, connected devices and playlists should be.

iTunes 11 sidebar missing

You can restore the view of this sidebar from the iTunes program menu.
Select View > Show Sidebar

View sidebar menu

Having this sidebar displayed will make it easier to manage the media on your your iPad.

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About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, has over twenty-five years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. Andy now runs a professional development business, working on site and online to help others make sense and make use of digital tools. He started the iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale. His iPad Academy helps others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online through a video training series. Video Message from Andy