Questions tagged [apple-music]

Apple Music is a music streaming service by Apple Inc.

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What happens to my purchased music if I cancelled my Apple Music subscription?

I have a big music library that I assembled through years of purchasing music from iTunes and CDs. I would like to give Apple Music a try but what happens to the music that I own? Particularly ...
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Apple Music offline files still there if subscription stops after free trial?

I am now using the 3-month free trial of Apple Music. Yesterday, I downloaded a few albums into my iPhone. If I do not join the subscription after the free trial period, will the songs still be in my ...
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Gray iTunes album tracks

I noticed that a few tracks from an album appear gray. The tracks are downloaded, I can play them if I double click them explicitly, but they don't play as part of the album. If I click the album's "...
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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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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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How to sync my iTunes library to my iPhone while still using iCloud Music Library for Apple Music?

Is it possible for me to keep iCloud Music Library turned on so I can actually use Apple Music (save tracks and playlists to the My Music playlist) while also maintaining the ability to sync any music ...
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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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What will I lose if I let iTunes Match expire, and instead subscribe to Apple Music?

EDIT: I just discovered that an Apple Music Family Plan actually requires OSX Yosemite and iOS8, which is a non-starter since we will not be upgrading past Mavericks (Yosemite caused me massive ...
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How can I use family sharing but still buy/download apps without permission?

I'm using family sharing to get the Apple Music family discount, but the only problem is that it stops me buying apps with my own account, and instead requires the family sharing organiser to buy them....
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iCloud Music Library can't be enabled

I downloaded iOS 8.4 this morning, and activated Apple Music. I started browsing, and found an album I wanted to add to my library. When I tried to add it, I was told that I needed to enable iCloud ...
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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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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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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 I add song to an Apple Music playlist, without adding them to 'My Music'?

I like to keep my iTunes library ('My Music') clean and only add albums I really like. However, I also like to have playlists with songs I just like a bit. I do not want these songs to show up in 'My ...
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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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Can I use one Apple ID for Apple Music and another for iTunes & App Store?

Let us suppose I want to use a shared Apple ID for logging into iTunes & App Store, in order to share music and app purchases with a friend. But let us also suppose that, despite this, my friend ...
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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 Music....
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Why can't some songs be played with Music?

I would like to know why some songs in Apple Music can't get played in an album or in a list and can be played individually. I will show how I see some albums:
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iTunes - Apple Music - songs are not playing

I am using Apple Music. Most of the time, if I choose the song, it wont play. Progress bar is fully filled, but not music. Sometimes, it is also jagged (1 min play, 1 min not). What to do with that? ...
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Apple Music downgrade from family plan keeping music

I currently have a family plan with myself and 4 family members. Only my daughter is actively using Apple Music with over 2000 songs. I would like to downgrade the service to a single user for her to ...
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Are album ratings gone in iTunes?

I frequently used album ratings in iTunes in the past, but it seems in iTunes 12.2, these ratings have been replaced by the heart for Apple Music. In list view an option for 'Album Rating' is still ...
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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 I keep apple music when switching apple IDs

My son currently uses my apple ID on his phone with my credit card, and we have an apple music memebership, if he starts his own apple ID, can he still keep all the apple music and just use it under ...
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Apple Music vs. iTunes Match

I am a prolific Garageband user, therefore I have lots of my own songs in my iTunes collection, which obviously will not be available via Apple's music library... I am currently paying for iTunes ...