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How to ungroup compilations on iPhone Music?

I have several "compilation" albums, or albums with more than one artist, in my music library. On the iTunes app in my computer, I can set "Group Compilations" option off to ungroup the compilations ...
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How can I shuffle my songs in IOS 8.4? [duplicate]

Just now, I upgraded to IOS level 8.4. Not sure if I'm missing something, but I can't seem to figure out how you shuffle songs. I don't see an icon that says shuffle? Any ideas? Thanks
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How to get music from Dropbox to ANY mp3 music type app

I am using an iphone 6, first time with an iphone, not really fond of it unfortunately bought it for the slow-mo video but having a heck of a time getting my music transferred! I don't want to live ...
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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Change information of music files

I tried to change the information (cover, album, artist, etc.) of some songs, just double clicking on "information" of any file. I can't change any of them in this way, even if I enter like admin; the ...
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Track number missing after iPhone upgrade to iOS 8.4

Before the upgrade to IOS 8.4, when I was listening to music, it would have the track number at the top of the screen (i.e. "1 of 14") but with 8.4 I can't seem to find a way to put that back on, if ...
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How to display artist's Alphabetic scroller in Music from iOS 8.4

Before iOS 8.4 I had an Alphabet scroller to find artists quickly. How to make it appear again?
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Deleting Songs off your ipod

How do I delete songs of my iPod using iTunes?
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Clear apple music history

I have added some songs on Apple Music for my sister. But even now after I have removed then they still appear on the for you tab. How can I clear my history in apple music. Reset it. I know I can ...
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iTunes database shows non-existent song, does not appear in library

I recently re-downloaded an album from the Purchased tab in iTunes, however I noticed one of the songs did not appear in the library. After the download had completed I went back into the Purchases ...
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iPad Mini 3 - Removing standard built-in apps

How can I remove the built-in music app from my iPad, or at least remove the icon. My daughter uses the iPad and I don't want her to have access to some of the music and radio stations.
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No explicit songs show on my music

I just purchased a bunch of new songs through the iTunes store on my computer and one by one I saw them being iClouded onto my iPhone. I was very happy about this until I noticed that none of the ...
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Delete all music from iPhone [duplicate]

How do I delete all music from an iPhone 5? It got loaded from my computer without me checking the box. I tried to follow the directions from one search result with no success.
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iTunes music sync is not updating play count

I love to use different music and always update my playlists with different music and songs. In order to better organize and maintain I use play count feature in iTunes. After a month if I listened ...
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Apple Music listening history

Is there a way find a history of listened to music through Apple Music. The way I'm using it right now is: Search for a given album/artist on the search bar on iTunes The "New" tab is selected? (I ...
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Song Ratings (Stars) Missing in iTunes!

I routinely rate songs on my iPhone in the Music app with the 1-5 star system. I just plugged my iPhone into my computer and saw in iTunes (on the "Music" tab under "Devices") ALL OF MY SONG RATINGS ...
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How to jump to album in iOS 8.4 Music app?

I've updated to iOS 8.4, and on the revamped Music app, I can't jump to artist. In previous versions, I could be playing a shuffle playlist and whenever I'm on some song and I wanted to keep playing ...
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How do I Import a playlist from my computer copied from old ipod classic

My old ipod classic started failing years ago. I've managed to revive it several times by putting it in the fridge for a day (in case you guys didn't know about it). Because of this, I backed up all ...
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songs list under albums is absent in new ios 8.4 music app

Before update, when i was viewing artists and I'd go inside an artist, I could see an album name followed by all songs under that album and then the next album and so on. Now, in artist view, I just ...
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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorites" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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Apple Music: Heart ratings (“Loved” tracks) are not supposed to synchronize between devices?

I hearted/Loved dozens of tracks on Apple Music desktop (on Mac), but when I played them on my iPhone, they were not hearted/Loved. Is it normal? I hope not, because it wouldn't make any sense! (Why ...
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How to reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music

iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music after 5Gb out of 50GB. The rest of the tracks have the iCloud status Waiting in the get info box in the File tab. On my iPhone ...
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Is there a way to view song ratings on iPhone without extra click?

New iPhone user here. Longtime Nano user. I am a major fan of "rating" songs with Apple's star system. On my trusty iPod Nano (3rd gen), the rating showed by default when the song plays. But on the ...
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How to clear iCloud Music Library?

I didn't know this iCloud Music Library thing was automatically turned on in iTunes on my iMac. I do like this feature but I only want to have it turned on with my Macbook and iPhone. Now I have a lot ...
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Stubborn tracks won't disappear from iPhone 5

I have deleted all music on iPhone5, but four tracks still show up--yet they don't show up in iTunes on the PC. When I view contents of phone in iTunes, it shows the music I used to have on the phone ...
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How to prevent iTunes 12.2 from automatically uploading sound tracks to iCloud Music Library?

I've notice after I updated my iTunes to 12.2 on my OSX 10.10.4 computers, a very large upload bandwidth has been taken place. This is a result of Apple's new iCloud Music Library feature. I don't ...
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iTunes wants to download everything after enabling iCloud Music Library

After I enabled Apple Music and with it the iCloud Music Library, iTunes displays the iCloud download button on all my albums that I had in the iTunes Library from before. If I play a song that I ...
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Script - Audio Files - Find, Count and Sort by type

I have a very large audio collection I have to sort. It's a mixture of M4A, FLAC, AIFF, WAV and MP3. It's the result of years of work by a now deceased person who sat in their garage ripping their own ...
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Missing songs don't add from iCloud Music

How can I download some staff, that has add link, which don't work properly? I'm trying to redownload, testing on different albums - not help (but not every album has such problem, frequently all ...
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Transferred “iTunes Media” folder to Synology NAS - constant data exchange

I just transferred my music library to a Synology NAS to share it with my macs. What I did: I (permanently) mounted my Synology shares as nfs on my iMac to get instant access to the music files. Then ...
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Have hearts replaced star ratings in iOS 8.4 with Apple Music/iTunes Match?

I have been rating songs for a VERY long time, have several playlists using star ratings, etc. You used to be able to click on an album and 'flip' it in iOS and could see the ratings of your music. ...
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Sync / Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

Is it possible to transfer all my Spotify playlist to the new Apple Music? I have like 10 playlists with more than 5000 songs, I would hate to lose them.
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Strange issues with garage band 10 and sound fonts sf2

I'm having issues with Garage Band 10, when trying to set up custom sound fonts. I installed them in /Library/Audio/Sounds/Banks Then I opened the MIDI file, doing these steps: I select my track I ...
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Can I use an iPhone 4 to stream music from my computer, and control that music with my Android device?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 that I'd like to use to play music on my receiver. It would be hooked up 24/7, only serving one purpose. The music would be stored on an HTPC. Ideally I could stream FLAC, ...
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Music files disappear from PC hard drive after copying them to iPod

I've been having this issue for a little while now. I use a PC as well as an iPod Classic. When I sync songs to the iPod, the actual files disappear from the computer's hard drive and iTunes ...
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Songs from iPhone won't transfer to iTunes on my PC

I have bought many songs on my iPhone from the iTunes store, but when I tried to transfer them onto the computer into my iTunes, it won't work. It worked with some, but not all.
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Music missing from storage management

I am trying to purge the stored music on my iPhone 5s after canceling my Match subscription. I've gone to "Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage > Music" to do so and I simply cannot find Music....
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Clean uninstall of AU Lab?

long long ago through updates or whatever apples AU Lab stopped working on my MacBook Pro. Every attempt to reinstall, even latest version didn't bring it back to live. Currently a new attempt is made ...
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Changing Apple ID's

I have been using my parents Apple ID for a few years now to buy music and apps but now I am going to college and I don't think they want me to continue buying music and other stuff with their money. ...
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Google Play Music on Alarm

I'm new to iOS, I've come from Android and to avoid loosing time migrating all the musics from Google Play Music to iTunes (and since Google allows you to have 50,000 songs on their servers for free ...
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Bought song on iTunes on iPhone, sync'd to iTunes computer, now won't play on iPhone?

I bought two albums today on my iPhone, on my Apple ID, downloaded them to the iPhone, I then sync'd the phone this afternoon. Now the albums will not show on my iPhone and it's saying that they're ...
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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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Switch music playing from iPod to Mac when getting home

is there a way to automatically 'transfer' the music you hear on your iPod touch (4. generation) to the Mac? What I want to do: I am listening to music while I am on my way back home. I get home and ...
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iPhone 5S starts playing music by itself

I sometimes put my headphones in and find that music is already playing - I can usually tell how long it's been playing for depending on where I was last up to. Same for podcasts. I've wracked my ...
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How to make show all music option reappear in the Music app?

I turned the show all music option off on my iPod, but now the button has disappeared and hasn't reappeared since. How do I make the button reappear? I've already tried restarting my iPod, and the ...
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Share iTunes playlist with another computer (Different account)

I want to share my playlist with my friend. He can give me his apple ID. I have a big playlist on my computer. I have not made any changes in the Preferences yet. Help appleseeds?
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How to manually add an artwork to the iTunes Artwork directory?

I would like to add an artwork to an album which has files saved in .wav format. I know that it is not possible to attach an artwork to a wave file, so I'm trying to add a standalone artwork.jpg file ...
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Garageband only recognizes one plugin of three installed

I have three plugins installed in /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components however Garageband only finds the first one I installed, Crystal. The others, Synth1 and TAL-Bassline are ignored, even when I ...
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Audio intermittently goes out of sync

I'm experiencing playback issues with all media, streamed and local. Whenever I play a video or listen to music, the audio will occasionally go out of sync with the playback. (A lot more of an issue ...
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How to get all tunes downloaded to my iPhone from the cloud?

I have tunes that show on iCloud but I can't get them on my iPhone. How do I restore these? These represent about half of my saved music. When I backup I only get the songs that are currently on my ...