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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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3answers
9k views

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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3answers
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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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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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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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1k views

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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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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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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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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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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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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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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726 views

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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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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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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 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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“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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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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255 views

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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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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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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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 ...