iTunes U Accounts

Each iTunes U course requires a Media Group ID. The Media Group ID is a 10-digit number supplied by Apple. Each instructor usually has a Media Group ID for each class.

  1. Click the New account link.
  2. Enter the Media Group ID. The remaining fields are optional, but they can be helpful when assigning iTunes U publish destinations to profiles.
  3. Click Save. There is a delay as TechSmith Relay verifies the settings with iTunes U.
  4. Add additional accounts as necessary. iTunes U will be available as a publish destination for encode types supported by iTunes U.

What is My Media Group ID?

iTunes 11 and later

  1. Log in to your iTunes U account in iTunes 11 or later as an administrator.
  2. Click on the category you wish to retrieve the Media Group ID from.
  3. On the right side of the screen, click on Upload and Manage Files.
  4. The Media Group ID is in the URL.
  5. Paste the URL into a document. It will look similar to:

    https://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/
    BrowsePrivately/example.com.1927435401.01099125312

  6. The Group ID is the last 10 digits in the URL, indicated in this example in bold (1099125312).

iTunes 10 and earlier

  1. Click on a class in iTunes U.

  2. Right-click the Videos tab and select Copy iTunes Store URL.

  3. Paste the URL into a document. It will look similar to:

    https://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/
    BrowsePrivately/example.com.1927435401.01099125312

  4. The Group ID is the last 10 digits in the URL, indicated in this example in bold (1099125312).

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