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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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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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Used Air Drop to move a folder with mp3 files in it to my phone. Where are they now?

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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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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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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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 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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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?
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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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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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Songs are continuously being deleted from my phone

I recently bought songs from iTunes and every time I go to listen to them they get deleted. I'm able to re-download the songs but they don't stay on my phone for more than an hour. iPhone 5c
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Clean tag shows in iTunes app but not in Music app - iPhone 6, iOS8

Edit: I do in fact see a [E] tag for explicit songs downloaded from iTunes, but as the title states, I want to see a [C] tag for clean songs downloaded from iTunes. I have edited some song meta ...
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How do I delete all Music off my iPhone library so nothing appears?

I’m having problems deleting all my music off my iPhone. I have deleted the music through iTunes and tried to delete it on on my iPhone but it still shows the track and just has the download symbol ...
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Ipod plays music 10-20 seconds and after stop playing

This problem appeared with first downloading music from computer. Music plays few seconds and stops, and nothing changes. Then I push play this problem appeared again. How to fix it? iPod shuffle 4 ...
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How can I remove songs from the Music app on my iPhone?

How do I edit songs that are in the Music app on my iPhone 5? I need to delete some songs that were automatically synced that I don't want.
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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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Some music tracks gray and can't be played or deleted

In the Music app there are some tracks (in gray) which I can't play or even delete. How can I either play or delete these tracks?
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Text messaging music

Why does my music keep playing when I answer my text messages? It used to quit playing as soon as I went in to my text. Now it keeps playing until it reaches the end of the music line.
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How can I clear unwanted music off of my iphone?

My iphone shows me a variety of songs that I no longer want to have on it. iTunes does not show those items under 'Music' under the phone. I sync -- they're still there. What do I need to do to get ...
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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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how to transfer song files inside the same iphone

i downloaded a song via music free download app and wanted to know how can i move this song from this app to the iphone5 music app where is usually stored our music from Itune ??? please can someone ...
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Track appearing in iOS Music as an iCloud track that I do not own

I was listening to one of my playlists (not Radio) on my iPhone, and (at least) two tracks came up that I do not own and are not in my iTunes library on my Mac. I am the only person using this iCloud ...
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How to disable/restrict any and all music on my iPhone 5c?

I have an iPhone 5c and would like to restrict any and all music, including the music app in the restriction settings or just plain delete the radio all together.
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How to delete all the music from the iPad I'm planning to sell?

I am selling my iPad as I have a new one. How do I erase all my music so there is nothing in the music app? I've deleted the music but the albums are still there.
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How do I prevent Music app from using 1 GB of cellular data in less than 10 minutes?

I received 3 text messages within 10 minutes from my cellular carrier as I was driving in my car with iTunes Radio streaming music. 10:20 pm - 65% of my 1 GB plan is used. 10:22 pm - 90% used. ...
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Songs appear once in iTunes; listed twice on iPhone 5s (iOS 7)

What do I need to do to prevent the iOS 7 Music app from listing songs twice when the song should only exist once? I sync a selection of playlists to my iPhone 5s from iTunes 11.1.5 on my iMac ...
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“Unchecking” tracks playing music on iPhone

My audio intake from iPhone outweighs that of my Macbook by a double-digit ratio. Sometimes I encounter an audio track on-the-go that I would like to delete, remove from the playlist, or at least ...
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My itunes program says i have more songs than my iphone says I do

According to my iTunes, I am supposed have something like 480 songs on my iPhone, which is correct. However, many songs are missing on my iPhone even though those songs are there under the "on this ...
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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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How do I tell the iOS Music app to regenerate its metadata?

To clear storage space in order to upgrade to iOS 8, I went to Settings/General/Usage/Manage Storage/Music on my iPad and deleted all my music (I have it all stored in iTunes on my Mac at home.) I ...
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Deleting more than one song at one time on my iPhone?

I need help finding a way to delete more than one song at a time on my iPhone. Can someone tell me if that is possible? I have tried deleting songs on my iTunes and then syncing them but it does not ...
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Is there a way to queue up the next song on my iPhone?

Is there a way to pick which song should play after the current song finishes? I often browse my music library while listening, and I'll want to play a specific song, but not stop the current song ...
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How can I make soundtracks with one artist sort as soundtracks in iTunes (and iPhone)?

Most of the soundtracks in my iTunes library have the Album Artist tag "Various Artists" and so they all appear together in the V's in Albums view. A few soundtracks have only one artist (composer) or ...
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Tracks not syncing from Mac to iPhone

I have an album with two tracks in it on my Mac that does not sync to my phone despite being explicitly selected to sync. At first the two tracks were unchecked (because I didn't want them in smart ...
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spinning circle next to wifi symbol when music folder open

I get the spinning circle when my music app is open, it never turns off! Can this drain my battery? on brand new iPhone 5s on ios7
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Smart Playlist song count incorrect on music app

I have a smart playlist that has 804 songs. The smart playlist also has the same song count when viewing the device via iTunes However, the music app displays 6 less songs. Why would this ...
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How to delete all music on my iPhone

How do I delete all the music on my iPhone. I tried doing it through iTunes but it says my collection is not managed by iTunes and I don't want to erase and sync because all my apps are nicely backed ...
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View play counts on iPad or iPhone?

Is it possible to view play counts on iPad, or iPhone, in the Music app, like one can in iTunes? I am running iOS 6.
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Why can't iphone 4S Siri rewind a podcast in the music app?

When I ask her to rewind she says Repeating the last 15 seconds. Hmm..., I can't seem to do that in 'Music' right now. This implies that she normally can.
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How can I get iTunes Radio on my iPad?

I can't find the iTunes Radio section in the music app. How can I get iTunes Radio to work?
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Bluetooth skip not working

iOS 7 on iPhone 4 Noticed that when I pair with my car's BT, the track skip button on the steering wheel doesn't do anything. Tried un-pairing and re- pairing. Toggled BT. It used to work fine on iOS ...
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iPhone no longer plays music/audiobook/podcast when I press the headphone button

Since I replaced my 3GS with a 4S (and iOS 7) stopping and restarting music/audiobooks/podcasts doesn't work any more. Basically, instead of pressing the button on the headphone microphone once to ...
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Some songs can't be played using Music app on iOS

When I open the music app, some songs have stop signs next to them, and whenever I want to pick a song it goes past it and then past a few more and then stops at a different song. Also I can't hit ...
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I can't find 'Add all tracks' in the add to playlist section in iOS 7

With iOS 7 the "Add all tracks" option, when selecting a playlist, seems to have vanished. Now the user has to select each song in the playlist individually, which can be very tedious with a long ...
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iTunes half-star ratings gone from iOS7

I had enabled half-star ratings in iTunes: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/itunes-half-star-rating/ However since iOS7 has been released, the half-star ratings don't appear in Music app anymore. Instead ...
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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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iOS: Other music app via dock connector

I have an iPhone connected to external audio equipment via the dock connector. The phone is equipped with three apps for playing audio: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I would like to use ...
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Can I change “All Songs” order in iPhone 4s Music app?

My iPhone Music collection has several albums by the same artist. When I select that artist in the Music app I see these albums listed, & "All Songs" at the top. When I select "All Songs" the ...
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...