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Apple Music splash screen won't go away!

I can't get to my music on my iPad because whenever I launch the app I get a splash screen for Apple Music with no apparent buttons or links to get past it. Does anyone know how to get out of this? ...
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Route the Audio Output to Input (not creating loop)

Can we have whatever music we are playing whether from spotify, logic, itunes, instead of coming out of the main output, be a part of what goes in to the input on e.g. logic or skype. This would ...
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Is there a workaround to enable streaming music to multiple speakers from iOS?

It is well documented that you cannot stream to more than one AirPlay compatible device through iOS. (In an early developer build of 4.0 the functionality was put in but was taken out in the GM). I ...
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Difficulty deleting music from music library on my iPhone

I'm having difficulty managing music in my iTunes library on my phone. I have old songs that I do not want anymore that are still showing up with the iCloud symbol (ready to download) in my library. ...
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How to star-rate “Apple Music” files in iTunes on OS X

I like rating music as I'm listening to it so I can find my favorite stuff easily later. But I'm now an Apple Music subscriber and listening to a LOT of new music that the service has found for me. ...
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Why can't I see all the music I had purchased? [on hold]

Why can't I see all the music I had purchased? After the last update, it disappeared and is only in iTunes. Very, very annoying because I don't want to pay for music that I have already paid. Is ...
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Songs purchased on iPhone won't sync back to the iPhone from iTunes

I've run into this problem a couple of times: I purchase a song on the iPhone via the iTunes Store app. I re-download the song on iTunes on my Mac. I add the song to an existing playlist in iTunes. ...
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Playing Music while recording?

So I'm having the issue; How can I play music on iOS 7 while recording? I've seen this post but "JamCam" isn't something I'm interested in. Is there a Cydia tweak which allows this? I'm surprised I ...
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I have the music logo stuck when I click music,

I have turned it on and off, hit the music app and it's still frozen. What other options do I have to fix this issue?
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Is it possible to add music to your Music Library on the iPhone?

Possible use cases. Someone emails you a music demo. You find a song you want to download online. You want to download an MP3 from Soundcloud. It is easy to add songs to iTunes and sync it over with ...
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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 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 to I re-download songs I've purchased but accidentally deleted?

I purchased an album on iTunes back in 2013. When Apple Music came out, I added the deluxe version of the album on my phone to have the extra songs, but then some songs were duplicated and would play ...
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iTunes cannot identify iPod (Nano 5) after installing Windows 10

iTunes cannot identify iPod (Nano 5) after installing Windows 10 I tried to reinstall iTunes but it still fails. The Computer can find the iPod and download data from it. I'm using the most ...
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Note icon produces nice picture, but no music access. Have to go through iTunes to play songs

When I press the note icon on the bottom of my iphone 5S, I get a nice picture of a girl leaning against a wall. I can't make this go away. Sometimes I see a flicker of the usual GUI but it goes ...
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I can't get my DJ Software program to load properly

I'm using a software called rekordbox v4.0.5 for my iMac, 2.7 Core i5. The program's start up screen pops up and then never displays anything after that. Is there anyway for my to track the ...
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iTunes tracks are not playing or downloading from Purchased

After purchasing a new iMac computer, I naturally opened up iTunes and began to download my purchased music onto the machine. The process went smoothly enough, but I noticed that a few songs from an ...
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When setting the MacBook Pro into Hibernate it keeps connecting to my Bluetooth audio adapter

How can I avoid this behaviour? What is going on here? It keeps connecting to my device (http://www.amazon.de/dp/B004ZH0RSY) and makes sounds on my HiFi. I am talking about the connected-beep.
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Sync and Erase?

I have many songs on my iPhone that were purchased on this same device. I would like to sync music from my computer onto my iPhone and I would like to know if this action could delete the purchased ...
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Old Apple ID's don't work

I have 3 old Apple ID's that I used to purchase music. After upgrading to a new phone there are many songs I can't play because they are from the old ID's. Apple doesn't recognize them any more. How ...
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Deleting Songs off your ipod

How do I delete songs of my iPod using iTunes?
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Moving Files From Dropbox App to Music App

Recently my laptop was put out of commission. Since then I've downloaded some music into my iPad's Dropbox app. I would like to move this from Dropbox to the Music app, but I'm not sure of a way to do ...
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Where are iTunes music files located, if they are not in Music/iTunes/iTunes Media?

I recently rented a MacBook Pro because I needed to take mine in for a hardware recall. Before giving mine up, I transferred the folder ~/Music/iTunes and the file ...
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Why does iPhone Music app show me “Apple Music” logo instead of my iTunes songs?

I synced all of the music in my iTunes Library to my iPhone (like it was an iPod). I've been listening to the music in my Jeep for weeks by plugging into the USB port and choosing songs and playlists ...
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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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Music on my iPhone 5s is gone!

Went to play tunes while working out the other day. I tapped on the Music app to open my playlists and all that appears is an image of a girl with headphones on. No playlists...no songs...no way to ...
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I can't access my music.

I used to be able to play my music by tapping the music app. Now when I tap it all I see is some woman listening on headphones and apple icon. This is not as good as listening to the music I've ...
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Using my Dads music on my iPhone?

When my Dad died last year we put his iphone away in a drawer for safe keeping, because his music was very important to him and obviously we didn't want to lose it. The phone is getting hard to hold ...
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Can't Remove Downloaded Music From Ipod Touch

Ever since the apple music update I've been unable to add or remove music from my ipod touch 5 via itunes on my computer. Everywhere I've looked says you go to the ipod icon, go into summary and click ...
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iPhone 5S music gone

Went to play music today and all I get on my music app is a photo of a gal with headphones. Where did all my playlists disappear to? Thanks in advance for any help.
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Apple Music 12.3.2 on Mac “For You” rarely updates

On my iPhone, the For You playlist update often and if I pull down I can get a fresh set of playlists. Meanwhile on my mac the For You playlists update maybe once every other day. I do the majority of ...
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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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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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ios 9.0.1 - Unknown Error (-42585) What is it?

when I try to listen to music sometimes an error code comes up. the error is stated as The operation could not be completed - An Unknown Error occurred (-42585) What is it? what can I do to stop it? ...
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If I store my iTunes library in iCloud, can I listen without wifi on my iPhone?

I'm looking for a solution here, since my computer's hard drive is pretty well full. I want to be able to store my music library in iCloud (or some other cloud if it's more suitable). However, if I ...
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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How to delete undeletable songs from an iOS device

I have songs on my iPhone 4S that I never intentionally downloaded and can't seem to delete. I have tried to delete them through iTunes but I just cannot seem to get rid of them. Swiping left on the ...
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Protected Audio File - Removing DRM on old iTunes Purchases to play Music on non-Apple Devices

I would like to learn how to remove the Digital Rights Management copy protection off of iTunes purchases I made prior to 2009 so that I can make use of my entire music library on my Android ...
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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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Audio player most similar possible to Audacious

Short: I'm looking for an audio player the most similar possible to Audacious or the old Winamp. I'm looking for an audio player the most simple possible, not based in libraries like iTunes. The ...
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How can I stop iTunes from asking me to sign in to iCloud Music Library?

I don't understand. iTunes keeps sending me this message: even though in System Preferences I am not signed in to iCloud music: (There is, in fact, no option for iCloud Music to be found in ...
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Sharing my ripped music uploaded to the cloud with iPhone or iPad

I understand that using the cloud on Apple, you can share purchased music across multiple Apple IDs by using one common main Apple ID for iTunes login. You would use your Apple ID for iMessage and ...
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4th generation iPod nano music database not entirely in playlists

I have a 4th generation iPod Nano (16 GB). I have much music on my iPod, but I am not sure if I have all music also added to at least one playlist (I only/mostly use playlists to play music on my ...
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Songs in playlist - Apple Music

I have an apple music subscription and then decided to make some cool playlists. But now, my library is FULL of albums that I never play outside of my playlists, an ugly ugly nightmare. I guess my ...
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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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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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Sorting Music by Artist

I haven't found this question elsewhere. Background: I have an iPhone 5 with the most up-to-date software on it at the time of this posting (iOS 9.2). In the Music app, under My Music, I want to ...
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How to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3?

Is there any way to convert Apple Music M4P files to MP3? iTunes doesn't allow to burn discs with Apple Music files, is there any other method?
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Can't play any music off-line from iPhone

After a recent update to iTunes and iOS I can only play the music in my phone when I'm connected to the internet. When I choose the option for show offline music it only shows 4 songs that I have ...
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how to force iPhone to store my music on the phone (rather than on the cloud) [duplicate]

I am a subscriber to Apple Music. Recently I upgraded my phone from iPhone 6 to 6S. I synced all the settings and content, including music, belonging to my iPhone 6 to the new phone. However, after ...