Refers to the built in media player app on iOS

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In the iOS 8.4 Music app how do I only show downloaded music?

I only keep a small set of music on my phone of my otherwise large iTunes purchase history, and consequently if I picked a random album or song out of my music app there is a high likelihood that it ...
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iOS 7 music app's volume slider is disabled for iPhone 4

I am facing a very strange issue while using iOS 7 on iPhone 4! I have updated my os from iOS 6 to iOS 7 and I can't hear any sound except ringtones. Please have a look at the screenshot of my music ...
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Is there a way to specify artist artwork for Music in iOS 7?

I've been a big fan of the redesign of the music app in iOS 7. I noticed that on the Artist list, certain musical acts have a thumbnail of band/artist next to them. This image is independent of any ...
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How to play every album of an artist in sequence with the new music app?

With the old music app I was able to select an artist and listen to every music by album. Now it orders the musics alphabetically and unless I want to hear the same music N times I have to use ...
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New Playlists aren't transferring to iPhone

Every time I make a new playlist on my computer, then sync my iPhone to my computer, the playlists never appear on my iPhone.
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How to disable Apple Radio in iTunes and iOS?

Update: iTunes/Apple Radio is now a paid service only — making it's removal from clogging up our screens more relevant. On an iPhone, it's possible to disable Apple Music from cluttering your ...
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View individual artists in compilation albums?

I can't seem to set up my music collection so that when opening a compilation album on my iPad it shows a list of songs on the compilation album along with the artist of each song. In iTunes on my ...
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Is there a way to make offline content of 3rd party music apps on iPhone appear as iPod/Music?

I know this question is a long shot, but I'll try. I just bought a new car that does not have CarPlay support - it was part of my consideration, but I couldn't base the purchase solely on that. ...
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How to play all songs by genre in iOS 8.4 Music?

I cannot seem to find a way to play music by genre after the iOS upgrade (**cough) to 8.4. I've tried to workaround this with playlists (which I would have to do every change in my music library). ...
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Hide cloud music in iOS 8.4

When syncing playlists over from iTunes on my Windows Media Center, I have checked the "Only Sync Checked Songs" and it all worked perfectly prior to iOS 8.4. Also, prior to iOS 8.4, I was able to ...
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iTunes Match automatically downloading songs in the background

Since a few days after latest iOS release I noticed my iPhone started filling up with space and I saw that some of it was taken up by iTunes downloads. I have iTunes Match but apparently it downloads ...
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Music App: order by album release date in iOS 9?

When I tap in the artist in the Music app, I see the list of their albums. Is there a way to make this list sorted by year (release date)? I'm on iOS 9
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Can I change the default music player app on my iPhone? If so, how?

I want to change the default music app on my iPhone from Music to Spotify. Is this possible? My first guess is that I would have to jailbreak my phone. Is there anyway to do it without jailbreaking? ...
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Music player won't open

I have put a couple of songs on my iPhone 5s and was playing them fine but I stopped for a short time and when I pressed the button to go back to my music all I have got is a girl with earphones on ...
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How to shuffle all songs in iOS 8.4 music app

In the old version of the music app you could shuffle all songs when songs were selected: This feature seems to be absent in iOS 8.4 and the new music app: What are the options for shuffling ...
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Use Siri to play all songs (shuffled) in iOS 9

In iOS 8.4 and below, I could tell Siri, "play all songs, shuffled" or "shuffle all songs" no matter where in the OS I was. But now when I try that, Siri tells me that I must be in the Music app, ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Getting music NOT purchased from iTunes to show up on my iPhone

I have an iPhone but just recently bought an iPod. I want to put all my songs on the iPod and just have my favorites on my iPhone but all that seems to show up on my iPhone are the songs i bought from ...
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iOS 8.1.2, how to make Music app stop using Bluetooth?

I have an iPad Mini Retina running iOS 8.1.2. I also have a MagicBox II bluetooth speaker. I want to use the speaker via bluetooth with my phone, but I also sometimes use it via its AUX jack with a ...
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How do I make my music metadata changes shown up on iOS devices

After I edit a song brought from the iTunes store on my mac, is a there a way for these metadata changes to be synced such that if I download the song from the cloud on my iPhone I get the edited ...
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Music collection is not sorted by Album on iOS 8.4

I "upgraded" to iOS 8.4 and the Music App now has a new icon and different functions. That's awesome, except I cannot figure out how to view my music collection by album instead of by artist. I tap ...
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Playlist of favorites songs

Is it possible to create a playlist on a iPhone with iOS 9 of all the favorite songs (by marking favorite with the heart icon)
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Used Air Drop to move a folder with mp3 files in it to my phone. Where are they now? [duplicate]

I moved some mp3s to my iPhone using AirDrop expecting they would be available in the Music app, but I can't seem to find them. Where can I find them on my phone? There was no error or anything ...
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Jogger mode on iOS 9.0.2 - Disable track shuffling when shaking the iPhone

There must be somewhere a "Jogger mode" option. When enabling the "Jogger mode", shaking the iPhone won't result in shuffling the playlist. (It is pretty practical during jogging, since you won't keep ...
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Is there a way that I can set the iOS music app to save my progress during playback?

I've noticed since updating to iOS 9 that if I pause music playback in the middle of a song, then return to the music app after a period of time, the song begins playing again from the beginning. Not ...
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Remove “Showing only music on this iPhone” banner in iPhone's Music app

Is there a way to remove the "Showing only music on this iPhone" banner in iPhone's Music app? (Except tapping "Show All Music"!)
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How to view iPhone music history?

Is there a way to see the history of played tracks directly on the iPhone? I didn't find an option to do that in the Music app.
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iOS 8.4 / iOS 9 - Strange bug music app

Recently with the new music app introduced by iOS 8.4, I get strange bugs Bug 1 While songs are played in shuffle/random mode 🔀. When playing songs from all tracks in shuffle mode, just after ...
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How to quickly launch a playlist from the home screen in ios?

I want to have a "shortcut" on the home screen that launches the music app and starts playing a specific playlist. Can this be done? I did some research and it seems like Launch Center Pro could do ...
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How can I get my entire iTunes Match-based music library to appear on my iPhone?

I have about 12,500 tracks uploaded to iTunes Match. From my desktop and laptop, everything works great. I can see the cloud-based tracks and play them. I can download them to my machines. When I ...
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Repeat on iOS 8.4 music app?

Where is the repeat button on a song for iOS 8.4 music app? Help!
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iOS 8.4 Apple Music App: How to shuffle all songs by an artist?

With the complete redesign featuring the new streaming mixin (which I don't use), it seems that when listening to music from my library (stored on my device) I can only shuffle songs within a single ...
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iOS 8.4 shuffle plays the same song

Ever since I installed iOS 8.4 I've had a problem with my music app. I have 4,123 songs and previously on shuffle mode the display would show as 1 of 4,123 and it was not possible to play a song ...
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Copy the 'explicit' or 'E' symbol from songs in the iOS Music app

I have songs in my Music app that are marked as 'explicit'. Is there a way to copy this 'explicit'/'E' symbol so I can use it somewhere else?
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How can I determine playlist duration in iOS 8.4 Music app?

I have an iPhone 5. Just updated to iOS 8.4. The Music app used to let me know how many songs were in my playlist and how much time those songs would take to play. This ability seems to have gone in ...
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Sorting and Shuffling with Apple Music on iPhone

How do I sort by songs under an artist, or shuffle songs under an artist? Seems to only give me option for sorting by album title or shuffling all songs in the library.
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iPhone 5, iOS 8.4 the my music app

I updated my phone to the latest iOS (8.4) and I can't seem to browse music on my music app and neither can I view any other tabs. How do I solve this issue?
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Whole album track listing

Before the update to 8.4, when I was listening to a song, there was a button in the upper right where it would bring up the whole album that track was on so you could listen to other songs on that ...
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How to display artist's Alphabetic scroller in Music from iOS 8.4

Before iOS 8.4 I had an Alphabet scroller to find artists quickly. How to make it appear again?
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With the new Apple Music app is there a way to sort my music by Album?

It seems that Apple have messed up sorting again in the new Apple Music app. I want to sort my music by Album Title, not by Artist and then Title. Is there a way to do this?
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Does iphone have an activity/ diagnostic log

Don't know whats going on ... I am listening to music and all of a sudden it gets paused. The impression is that i got a call without actually getting it. I suspect one application, but have no ...
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Collection of albums in iTunes? Essentially a playlist of albums?

From within iTunes (or Music on iOS), is it possible to make a collection of full albums that is separate from my main library? So, essentially, a playlist of albums. I know that I can put all songs ...
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Why is an album in Apple Music marked with an “E” and grayed out?

In the new Apple Music app, which came with iOS 8.4, some albums are grayed out and marked with an "E". I cannot open them. I did a Google search. In some posts, I read that Apple uses an "E" symbol ...
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Can't download song that shows as “purchased”

I recently purchased 6 songs to round out an album. I did this purchase from my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.4). Now, one of those six songs is missing from my phone, and I can't figure out how to ...
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How do I save and see my saved Apple Music channels?

I can't figure out how to save a channel in the new Apple Music app like I could with iTunes Radio in the old Music.app. Also I can't find my saved stations. The closest I can get to my saved stations ...
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Why is the playlist size increasing for a shuffled playlist?

I have had this problem on my previous (iPhone 4, iOS 7) and current (iPhone 6+, iOS 8) phones. I have a single playlist of my favorite songs - 3534 tracks, according to the Music app. I try to ...
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How can I retain the artist name?

Most of my songs on my iPhone are ripped from CDs. In this case, song information like artist name are typed by myself, saved and synced well to my iPhone through iTunes but some cases, the ...
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How to get my song back

My friend and I were going through my music playlist and he came across a song that he liked. He never got around to purchasing the song so he asked me if I would log onto his phone and download it. ...
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Music not starting from last played position

I use the default Music app of my IPhone to listen to podcasts. I want the podcasts to restart where I left them. Sometimes it does, but sometimes it restart at the beginning of the song, which is ...
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iPhone YouTube music player (background and no video)

On Android there is an app called PVStar+ which is a YouTube player that lets the user play music in the background and turn off video. Is there such an application for the iPhone?