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Questions tagged [apple-music]

Apple Music is a music streaming service by Apple Inc.

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Apple Music on Apple TV 3?

Is it possible to get Apple Music on Apple TV 3? I can stream to it from my iMac, but it would be nice to be able to launch Apple Music from TV directly...
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Music on iPhone not showing up in iTunes on macOS

If I connect my iPhone to my Mac via USB cable, iTunes launches and shows the iPhone icon in the toolbar. But if I click that, no content whatsoever is displayed under the "On My Device" header (...
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Can I have a library with iCloud Music Library enabled and one with it disabled?

I don't want to enable iCloud Music Library on my iTunes library for a few reasons. I have carefully curated a fairly large library and I don't want it to get mingled with stuff from Apple Music. I'...
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How to stop the Apple Music ads every time I launch the Music app?

Lately, the Music app on my iPhone XR has been showing the "Join Apple Music!" call-to-action interstitial screen pretty much every time I launch it. Usually this happens when I'm in a bad-network ...
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iOS 12 “Welcome to Apple Music” keeps coming [duplicate]

I just want to listen to my own music on iPhone. I just want to open Music where it was the last time. I don't want to join "Apple music". Not now. Not ever. I don't want to say "Not now" each time ...
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Can't add items to iTunes library

Starting this morning, every time I try to add an item to my iTunes library, a blank window appears. I can close it, and in the main iTunes window there's an exclamation mark in the top right corner. ...
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Apple Music upload/download quality

If high-quality music files are integrated into the iTunes Media/Music/ folder, and the user uploads content to iCloud by subscribing to iTunes Music, and those files are then downloaded to other ...
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How can I set the default audio volume for Siri playing music on HomePod?

I like to ask Siri to play music, a playlist or a specific song. However, (s)he likes 50% volume and that's too loud for me. I looked at the settings and can't find how to set this: https://support....
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iTunes: The song could not be used because the original file could not be found. Would you like to locate it?

I've deleted cached Apple Music files as I've needed to free up some space on my Mac. Now whenever I try to play a previously cached (and deleted) song from Apple Music, I get the following error: ...
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Switch between “In Library” and “All Apple Music” in iTunes Search

Is there a keyboard shortcut or hotkey to switch between the "In Library" tab and "All Apple Music" tab when searching in iTunes? From my research, the only way I see the ability to switch between ...
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Incorrectly labelled albums in Apple Music

I sometimes come across albums in Apple Music whose tracks are incorrectly labelled. For instance, the second track of this album is entirely incorrect. Similarly, the first three tracks of this album ...
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Sharing Apple music if I'm not the family organizer

I have an apple music account but I want to share it with the family. We already have a family account but I am not the family organizer. Can I share my apple music account with the family or do I ...
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Add currently playing song to Apple Music using AppleScript Editor

I am trying to make an AppleScript that automatically adds the current track that I am listening to on Apple Music to my library. What I have done so far is set the option "Add songs to Library when ...
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Can you play songs from apple music from history which were not added to library?

I'm using Itunes 12.8.2.3 on macOS Sierra. I also have a subscription to apple music. When I click history in Itunes I can play the songs which were already added to my library however songs which ...
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iTunes music Library empty

I was listening to music a couple of minutes ago, and launched music, and noticed that everything was gone. I have tried respringing multiple times and quitting and relaunching mail, but it keeps ...
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Do downloaded songs stay on my phone after the playlist changes?

I have added a dozen playlists to my library on Apple Music, which are managed by Apple or other organizations, so they get updated. When I go on road trips, I use Wi-Fi to download all those ...
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With Apple Music Family Plan, can two devices with the same Apple ID stream at the same time?

Let's say I have the Apple Music Family Plan and two iOS devices signed into the same Apple ID. Can these two devices both stream at the same time? Background: All the documentation around Apple ...
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Import XML Apple Music Playlist in iTunes

I have exported from iTunes the XML of a playlist followed on Apple Music (I have an active subscription Apple Music). Now I want to reimport it again so, I do that in iTunes, sync iCloud Library, ...
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“The file seems to be corrupted” (Apple Music)

I cannot for the life of me seem to redownload two particular tracks. One of them is "Wake Up" by Arcade Fire. No matter how many times I try and download it - iTunes will always complain that the ...
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Apple Music checked as disabled and grayed out in iTunes

In iTunes' preferences pane for Restrictions, Apple Music is grayed out and checked as disabled. Any idea how to enable this? The lock is not engaged at the bottom.
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Can I add credit card of non-US bank to my US Apple ID account?

I've registered United States Apple ID. I want to sign up with Apple Music. It asks for my credit card. I'm providing Master Card issued by a Ukraine bank. My US Apple ID account doesn't accept it. ...
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What does a star next to a song in the Music app in iOS indicate?

What does the star next to track #2 and #3 indicate in this screenshot?
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Siri does not recognize Apple Music on macOS

When instructing Siri to play something on macOS that is not in my music library, it says, for instance, "You don't have anything by [artist] in your music". I can see that it suggests other sources, ...
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Gift free month of Apple Music notification

I got this message and it took me to a website AppleMusic.co, but it was all in Spanish and said that something went wrong when I clicked on it. What does this image mean? Can I gift it to someone ...
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Apple Music Smart Playlist not syncing correctly with iPhone

I've just created a very simple Smart Playlist that selects all my "Loved" songs. That's it, not referencing other playlists, not referencing any song outside my library, no nested rules. Just "Love ...
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Launch Apple Music radio station directly from command line

I'd like the most direct way, on a Mac, to launch an Apple Music "radio" station e.g. via the command line, without having to manually navigate to the radio tab in iTunes, waiting for it to load, ...
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iPhone Music Non-Streaming

I currently have to use my iPod to listen to music in the car for free. I wondered if iPhone works like an offline iPod? Is there a way use home sharing and play musuic without streaming it (data use)...
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Why does Apple Music say that my student email is in use when trying to switch to a student account?

I'm on the individual Subscription for Apple music right now. When I try switching to a student account (I'm eligible), it tells me that my student email is still in use. I might have used that email ...
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How to add multiple songs in Apple music to a playlist?

I'm using Itunes 12.8.0.150 on macOS Sierra. When I browse certain album on Apple music I want to add multiple songs of that album to my playlist. I tried pressing Shift or CMD to select multiple ...
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Using tracks from Apple Music in iMovie project

I have used downloaded Apple Music as background music in projects created in iMovie? Will I lose that if I cancel Apple Music subscription? It seems like I would keep that as it is exported as ...
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How to allow explicit content on Apple Music (family sharing)?

I joined my father's family account (where I am listed as an adult) but I cannot listen to any song with explicit content. I get the following error: This item can't be played because it contains ...
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Apple Music: How to view the list of all loved items?

I'm kind of OCD and like to know what data is behind every recommendation system. Is there a way to view all the loved (hearted) items (songs, playlists, etc.) in Apple Music? I believe at worst ...
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How can I burn an Apple Music playlist onto a CD?

Looking to burn a CD and use songs from Apple Music. Can I do this with only iTunes? Do I need 3rd party software?
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iPhone SE says “connect to wi-fi or cellular to play music” when I AM connected to cellular

I can't figure this one out, and I don't often listen to music while out & about so I only just noticed it recently. iPhone SE, iOS 11.3. I have both Apple Music and iCloud Music Library ...
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Sorting music in iOS by album only

When you try to sort by album on iOS, the player sorts by album and then it also sorts by artist. How can you get it to sort by album only? Edit: I should clarify that I’m using an iphone 4 with the ...
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Is it possible to share files between iCloud Music Libraries?

Previously, my wife and I shared a single iTunes store account and had iTunes match. If I added music to my library from outside iTunes, she could see it in her library and download it to her phone. ...
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What's the difference between iTunes Match and Apple Music?

I currently pay for iTunes Match which gets me advertisement free streaming as well as a unified, cloud backed iTunes Library. I don't understand how those existing features work with or against the ...
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Can I listen music from USB-C port by using USB-C/Jack adapter trough MacBook Pro?

As mentioned in heading, can I listen to music through my headphones by using USB-C with jack adapter on Macbook PRO?? https://www.amazon.com/Headphone-CONMDEX-Converter-Compatible-Essential/dp/...
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Apple Music doesn't display song's lyrics from MP3 ID3 tag

How can I display lyrics on Apple Music? Here's my steps: I edit MP3 tags through kid3 app. I add lyrics to my MP3 file into the Tag 2 ID3v2.3.0 with encoding ISO-8859-1 (I've also tried UTF-8 and ...
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Cancel Apple Music subscription > Subscribe in future > Playlists lost or not? [duplicate]

If you cancel your Apple Music subscription and subscribe again in the future (say months or a year later), do the playlists you had created and other account data(?) "reappear"? Or when you cancel ...
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Song stops playing when adding to library (Apple Music)

In iTunes on my MacBook Pro, when I am listening to a song and click on the + to add it to my library, it stops playing. I don't have the same issue on my iPhone. Is this a known issue or am I doing ...
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When I play music from a playlist, how do I get back to the playlist?

For example, in the Apple Music "For You" section, I start playing one of the suggested playlists. While that is playing, I am browsing around in Apple Music looking at other things (but still ...
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How do you know when Apple Music playlists update?

Is there a way to know when Apple Music dynamic playlists update? For instance, every Saturday, every day, every month, and so on? If so, where do I find the day of last update?
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Removing duplicate songs in an Apple Music playlist

Is there any way to remove duplicate songs from an Apple Music playlist that I have? I imported two similar playlists from other users into a single playlist on my account. I did some searching, but ...
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Using two Apple IDs on one Mac

I have a personal Apple ID which I use for iTunes and iCloud on my MacBook Air and iPhone. Now I have a MacBook Pro which uses different iCloud account. I want to know if I can use my earlier Apple ...
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Apple Music & Apple TV

As far as I can see Apple TV does not support Apple Music (see Apple Music) Did I miss something?
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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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How can 3 different Apple Music users share the same Apple TV? (family or not family plan)

I have a 4th generation Apple TV, and listen to Apple Music on my watch (with bluetooth) and my iPhone. I want to prevent anyone who uses the Apple TV from playing or saving music that changes my "...
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Change iTunes Store country and keep Apple Music library?

Is there a way to change the iTunes Store country and still keep the Apple Music library? Preferably in an automated way. The reason for asking is that the Apple support article on changing the ...
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Unable to download or stream purchased song from iCloud Library

I noticed an issue a few months ago that songs that had been uploaded to my iCloud Library (a feature of Apple Music) were occasionally not playing on my iPhone. Trying to download or stream the song ...