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Questions tagged [apple-music]

Apple Music is a music streaming service by Apple Inc.

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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Do I have to wait days for my library to upload again after accidentally logging out of iTunes?

About 15hrs ago I accidentally logged out of iTunes on our main Mac. I literally realized my error straight away, so logged back in immediately and didn't think anything of it. I then redeemed two ...
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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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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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Remove all downloads from iTunes? (But keep them in iCloud)

I have a mixture of local music that I added myself to iTunes, along with albums added through Apple Music. Fortunately, iTunes recognizes this and allows me to “Remove Download” for the songs I added ...
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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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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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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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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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Separate User accounts, separate iCloud Music Library

I have iMac with 2 user accounts. I want to have separate iCloud music Library for this two accounts. Since I have two accounts I have two Apple Music memberships. And when I’m trying to turn it on ...
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I dismissed “For You” in iTunes 12.2 for Mac, How do I get it back?

Context OS X 10.10.4 (14E46) iTunes 12.2.0.145 Question I just installed iTunes 12.2 for OS X, the first version of iTunes with new Apple Music features. After installing (which went perfectly ...
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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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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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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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Can't rip CD into my Son's iPod because of Apple Music

I'm a simple man. I want to take the CD my son got in kindergarten. Rip it into mp3/aac using my iTunes 11.3 El Capitan based Mac. Plug in my Son's 5th gen iOS 9,2 based iPod Touch. Put the ripped ...
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How to stop using iCloud Music Library on Mac and iOS?

While trying Apple Music this summer, I must have switched on the iCloud Music Library functions. I finished using Apple Music, and I would like to get rid of that iCloud Music Library. I'd like to ...
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Missing artist's artwork in iTunes

I last iTunes Apple have changed algorithm of displaying picture for Artist. How does it works? Why almost all my Artist's doesn't have artwork? As I see Alice Cooper have the image: But why I can't ...
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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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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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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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Will Apple Music work with iPod Classic and iPod Nano?

Will I be able to sync offline Apple Music to non-internet Apple devices e.g. iPod Nano and iPod Classic?
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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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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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How to play Apple Music and Radio (Beats 1) on iTunes?

I've updated to Yosemite 10.10.4 but I can't find a way to listen Beats 1 on my Mac...
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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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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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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 do transfer mp3 files to iPhone that is configured with iCloud Music Library

I subscribe to the Apple Music service. When I connect my phone to my iMac and open iTunes on the mac and go to the Phone and select Music settings I get "iCloud Music Library is On" iPhone can ...
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Is it possible to *partially* claim an iTunes gift card?

When I claim an iTunes gift card I am given the option to use it toward an Apple Music subscription. For example, I can use a $150 gift card to get a year of Apple Music for $99 and have $51 left over ...
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Apple Music play count not syncing between iPhone and iTunes

I'm running Apple Music on my mac and iPhone. I have an album in My Music, so the plays should be syncing, but the play count is not being effected by music played on my phone. Is there any trip to ...
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How can I move or replicate my Apple Music iTunes Cloud Library to Spotify?

I have been using Apple Music from day 1, but I'm disappointed and want to move back to Spotify. Is there any way at all to easily replicate or move my entire library from Apple Music to Spotify? ...
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Apple Music: “For You” section not refreshing on iTunes 12.2

I'm using Apple Music on two devices: MBP and iPhone 5. Got the problem that iTunes doesn't automatically refresh the "For You" section on my MBP, unlike the iPhone. The CMD+R doesn't work as well. ...
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iTunes Still Charging per Track While Subscribed to Apple Music

I'm an Apple Music subscriber but I clicked an iTunes link from a website and now all albums have prices. My Apple Music subscription is active, I can stream all my Apple Music playlists and my phone ...
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Syncing Apple Music between iPhone and iPad

How do you sync playlists, favorites, etc between devices in the new Apple Music app?
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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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Is it possible to save a song “station” in Apple Music?

When I play a song in Apple Music and select "Start Station" to begin an ad-hoc radio station based on that song, is there a way to capture the results for later, i.e. to replay the station or turn it ...
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Apple Music “Content not authorized” error

Yesterday I started my free trial of Apple Music and downloaded about 200 songs on my iPhone through Wi-Fi and it worked fine (with Wi-Fi turned on). Today I went for a walk and I could not play the ...
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Apple Music play count stats

Is there a way to access play count or stats in general from an iPhone? Either Apple Music stats or local-content specific, doesn't necessarily matter, just can't seem to find anything like that.
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Add all songs from Top Charts to a playlist

How to add all songs from 'Top charts' to my playlist at once (not one by one song)? There is no options exist for this playlist to do it.
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Download all music in Apple Music library (iOS 10)

I just got a new phone on iOS 10 and I have an Apple Music subscription. I have the setting turned on to automatically download music when it is added, but all the existing music in my library hasn't ...
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Apple Music - Allowing Explicit Content Disabled

I've just started using Apple Music and searched for Metallica. And most of their albums are greyed out. After sometime searching for the answer i could see that all the Albums with the Explicit ...
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Missing Lyrics option in Music app in iOS 11.1

I recently upgraded to iOS 11.1 and none of my songs are giving me the options to play lyrics. Has this feature been removed or the option to display them been changed?
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Apple Music doesn't let me play my song? (Music app problem!)

There is a certain song that I sync to my iPhone 6s from iTunes (newest version) that can't be played directly. Everytime I choose it, it show this: (In summary it recommend me to join Apple Music. (...
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Remove specific music language from Apple Music

Is there any way to remove a specific music language from Apple Music? For example, remove all Russian songs from suggestions.