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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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An app to stop another app (Music Player) after some time

A friend of mine asked this question "Do you know of any timer apps for iPhone which will close down a particular app after a set period of time?" On questioning further - the "particular" app ...
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Control Music From Notifcations Bar

Using iOS6 is there a way to show or display music controls inside the notifications bar for quick access? Note: I am looking for a native way to do this. If there is not a way I would welcome 3rd ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Music stopping on app close?

I have had my iPad on iOS 5.0.1 for a while, and restored it a couple of months ago, wiping all the content. Today I put some music back on (this is iOS 5.1.1 now) and while the music player works, as ...
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Delete music directly from iphone

I would like to find a way to delete individual songs from my iPhone and automatically synchronize this deletion in iTunes. My current workaround is this: Star the songs I don't like anymore with 1 ...
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Is there a iOS player app that display composer id3 info and play Apple Music songs?

The current (iOS 9.2.1) Music iOS app doesn't seem to show the current played song's composer name. I need an app that show that information, and which work playing Apple music songs. Is there any?