Sign Out of iTunes on Windows 8

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Steps

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    To get started, we are going to need to open the iTunes application
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    We can open iTunes by locating the red circle with a white ring around it, featuring a white music note inside of it. It will be labeled with the word "iTunes".
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    Once the icon is located, double click it to open the iTunes application
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    To check if we are signed in or not, click on the Profile icon
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    This icon features the silhouette of a man in black, with a black ring around it. It is located to the left of the "Search" bar, on the upper right-hand side of the screen. This will open up our account.
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    We can see that we are currently signed in
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    In theory, we should be able to close iTunes and automatically be logged out.
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    To test this theory we will go to the upper right-hand corner, and click on the white 'X' inside of a red box
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    This will close iTunes.
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    Reopen the iTunes application by double clicking on its icon once again
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    Like mentioned above, this icon features a red circle, outlined in white, with a white music note inside.
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    This will open the application from a closed state
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    We will note that our songs from the Cloud took a moment to refresh and synchronize with the Cloud, confirming iTunes was opened from a closed state. This also confirms that we are still signed into the iTunes store.
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    One click of our Profile icon will show us we are still logged in
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    As mentioned previously, this icon is symbolized by a black silhouette inside of a black ring. Located in the upper, right-hand corner.
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    Click on the word "Sign Out", listed last on the menu, to Sign Out if iTunes
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    This will close all of our iCloud information and sign us out of the application.
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    By clicking on the Profile icon once again, we will see that a Login box has popped up
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    Our information will not be present.
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    We will now close our iTunes
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    We can do this by pressing the red box, featuring a white 'X' inside. Located in the upper, right-hand corner of the application.
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    Reopen the application by double clicking the 'iTunes' icon
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    This will reopen the iTunes application.
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    Go up to the Profile icon once again, give it a single press
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    This action will open the iTunes Sign In window
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    When we see this, it indicates that we are certainly not signed into the iTunes store.
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    If we do not wish to Sign In, click "Cancel" in the lower left-hand corner
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    If we would like to Sign In, please make sure to reference our tutorial on how to Sign In to the iTunes store
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    This concludes our tutorial on how you can Sign Out of iTunes, on a Windows 8 computer
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    Thank you for choosing VisiHow, and have a great day.
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