Refers to the built in media player app on iOS

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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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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 shuffle....
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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Unable to see iCloud Music Library option in Music Settings

Both my husband and I have iPad Airs. Both of our iPads are currently on iOS 9.2.1 and it states the software is up to date. For some reason in my husband's Settings under Music it does not show ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. 10:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 re-...
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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 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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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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play order in the iPhone Music app

iPhone 4 running iOS 6.0.1. I have Settings -> Music -> Shake to Shuffle turned off. Without tapping the shuffle icon, if I select the first track on an album or a playlist, Music will not run ...
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iPad Music - listen to radio stream

In iTunes on my Mac I have a playlist with radio stations. If I find a new station, I can add the URL and listen to the radio station using iTunes. I've tried to get this working on the iPad. I can'...
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Obtaining alphabetically sorted albums in the Composer View of the Music App (ios 9.3)

I have just moved from ios 6 to ios 9 with the purchase of a new ipod. I am used to the earlier format in which under any view (Genre/Composer/Artist) the ipod would display an alphabetically sorted ...
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Music purchased on iPad is not available and is not showing up in iTunes app under purchased

I have an iPad, I believe it's a 3rd gen. A lot of music has been purchased from within the iTunes store on the iPad. The vast majority of that music is not listed under Purchased in the iTunes app. A ...
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iphone 6s Apple Music logo won't go away

How do I get rid if the Apple Music screen so that I can get to my playlists? Apple music is turned off in Settings.
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Can't see 2 songs from the album

A new Album of my favorite band which I had pre-ordered months ago has just been released. When I go to the Itunes Store -> purchases -> music on my iOS device, I can see that album there, but what I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...