Refers to the built in media player app on iOS

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...