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Refers to the built in media player app on iOS and, since Catalina, macOS

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How can I restrict apps from taking action when I press media keys?

My problem is more specifically with the Play key. When I have apps like Music, Spotify, Quicktime or similar media players open, I think it's expected the app with focus will have preference taking ...
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Is there a way to copy the album art from an MP3 in the new MacOS Music app?

I bought an M1 Mac and it has the new Music app instead of iTunes. I was organizing some MP3 into folders and decided to use some common "covert art" graphics as custom folder icons. I know ...
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How can I copy Music library from one Mac to another

I am attempting to copy my wife's Music Library to a new user on my iMac. Update 2021-04-09 My previous attempts failed. I thought this may have been due to attempting to copy from Catalina to Big Sur....
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Burn album to CD with iTunes / Music (without creating a playlist first)

I not infrequently want to burn an album from my Apple Music library (formerly my iTunes library) to a CD. To be clear, these are not tracks purchased or stored online; they are all tracks stored ...
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Can't play cloud ineligble songs on my Mac with Music app

Using the Apple Music app if I attempt to play a track that has a cloud status of "ineligible" it skips to the next track. The song file is local on my Mac and I just want to play it ...
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Music.app quits unexpectedly on macOS Big Sur when trying to move the app window to an external Monitor

I have a 2019 Macbook Pro with Big Sur 11.2.1 and an external monitor connected via mini DP. When I try to move the Apple Music window to the external monitor, Music.app "Quits Unexpectedly"....
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iPad to control Mac Pro computer audio system

Technology Mine MacPro macOS 11.0.1 Big Sur My wife's iPad Pro iPadOS 14.2 Stereo system MacPro has a hardwired digital connection to my stereo system's DAC. No other available inputs (wireless or ...
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Undo artist / album change in Music

I accidentally changed the artist and album of every track in my Music library. How do I change it back? This is Music 1.0.6.10 on Catalina.
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How to sync playlists from old phone to new laptop?

We just got a new MacBook Air and I'm trying to get playlists transferred off an old phone. I connected the phone to the laptop with a cable but it's not showing up in Music, nor is it acknowledged in ...
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Album artwork missing after iTunes -> Music conversion

After changing my iTunes Library from iTunes to the new Music app on Big Sur many of my music files are missing album artwork inside the new Music app: The thing that's worth nothing is that album ...
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Set global defaults for Catalina Music “as Songs” display

In Catalina Music, as in iTunes, choosing View/as Songs shows songs in a column layout that I prefer. However, Music defaults to the following columns, which I don't like: Title, Cloud Download, ...
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Songs are in the wrong order in the Music app (macOS only)

A bunch of albums have their songs show up in the wrong order, when I look at them in the Music app (macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, although this has been happening in older versions too). When I look at the ...
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Music 1.0.5.10 on MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 not showing 'Up Next' list in Mini Player

I click the 'up next' button, I get history. I don't see 'up next'. I see nothing in view, preferences or window menus. Available docs refer to this as the 'up next' button and do not indicate how ...
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AppleScript and Music

I have created a small AppleScript that queries Music App if it is playing, and if it is then it queries and gets artist and song name. Now I want to query some more information. Where can I find the ...
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How can I move library files with macOS Catalina's new media apps (Music.app, TV.app)?

Just as with iTunes before them, the new media apps allows us to create a new library, or select an existing library by holding alt and double-clicking the application's bundle in ~/Applications. But ...
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Double-clicking on a song in Finder launches Music.app but doesn't play it

Back in the day of iTunes, when double-clicking on a song in Finder it oppened iTunes and started playing it. Now, using Music, the same action only open Music and copies the song into it. Then I have ...
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music playlists disappear

anyone know a fix to stop this from happening? Apple says known issue...... 1st pic shows settings in Music and phone in iPhone Finder. I sync all playlists to Phone. The next 2 pics show what ...
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“Show In Playlist” CatalinaOS

I've created a custom keyboard shortcut for the "Show In Playlist" command in the Music app. When I use the shortcut, I can see the menu bar is selected, but it does not open a menu showing ...
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Apple Music Library Does Not Sync Correctly Between Two Macs

I use a Mac mini as a server and an iMac to work on. I maintain my music collection on the iMac, but I regularly copy the chances over to the Mac mini using an AppleScript with a rsync command. This ...
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How do I import an old pre-.itl iTunes LIbrary into Catalina Music.app?

I want to open an iTunes library I created a long time ago (2012, 10.8 Mountain Lion) in Catalina’s new Music.app. Option-clicking Music.app gives me the option to open a pre-existing library, but ...
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Music app launches with bluetooth earbud connection in Catalina

This has been asked before in the days of iTunes, but I'm still having trouble and the one Catalina-centric comment on that thread didn't work for me. I never want to use apple's music app, yet I ...
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How to remove “Beats 1” and manage list of radios in the Music app of iOS?

How to remove Beats 1 from Radio in the Music app of iOS and more generally how to manage (add and remove) my list of radios ?
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How save radio station as favorite in iOS Music app?

I have some Internet radio stations on a playlist in iTunes on Windows. To listen to one, I just go to the playlist and select the station. I want to do the same kind of thing in the iOS Music app, ...
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Where Does Music.app Store Classical Work/Movement Information?

Apple's Music.app allows for tagging the Work Name, Movement Number, and Movement Title of a classical track. Where does it store this data? I read a post from a couple of years ago that said it was ...
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How to remotely share Apple Music from Catalina to iPhone or iPad

I was able to successfully get my iPad and my iPhone connected to my Apple Music library running on my iMac (Catalina version 15.5.4). Both my iPad and iPhone are running iOS 13. How can I do this ...
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Music.app won't store preference for “Automatic Download”

In Apple Music, for mac, in preferences there is this option for "Automatic Download". No matter how many times I check it, it will stay unchecked the next time I open preferences and it behaves as ...
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How to permanently delete Catalina Music.app library without it automatically being brought back from backup?

I recently upgraded to Catalina on my iMac and Macbook. Everything went smoothly. I used to manage my music in iTunes on the macbook, but I do not travel as often now, and moved it over to the iMac. ...
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Start Music playlist on specific time

Is it possible to run a song or playlist on specific time? I know that a song can be attached to an alarm instead of default ringtone, but I don't want an alarm (which will be stopped when I click "...
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OSX Catalina - Removing Music App

How can I "hard remove" the "Music" app from OSX Catalina ? I assume I need to boot disable SIP or similar which I'm fine with, I'm not just sure how to find the location of this app as it doesn't ...
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Music app of iOS 12 on iOS 13

Is it possible to have the music app of iOS 12 on iOS 13, because the interface where the queue can be accessed only by pressing a button rather than scrolling/swiping down is very annoying. Open to ...
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How can I turn off music automatically starting after phone call in iPhone

I use an iPhone 11 with a Sennheiser noise cancelling PXC 550-II Bluetooth headset. Every time I end a phone call, the iPhone starts playing a seemingly random song from my music library. I ...
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Music.app on iOS: use a different language other than the system language?

As explained in the title, I want to use Music.app in a different language other than the system language. However, unlike many other apps, it doesn't offer such an option in settings. I'm ...
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Catalina Music app crashes on launch

I seem to be encountering a rare issue. Every time I launch the Music app, it crashes immediately. I found one post (with no replies) in the Apple Developer Forums that describes the same behavior. ...
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media keys don't work on Music app - OSX Catalina

Ever since I upgraded my mac to OSX Catalina (10.15.3) the Music app (1.0.3.1) stopped responding to the media keys (ie pause/play/fast forward etc). I searched online but couldn't find anything that ...
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Is there a shortcut for Apple Music on iOS that can “love” a song and add it to my library and playlist at the same time?

I would like to simply select a shortcut that will: - Love the song - Add it to my library - Add it to a playlist All in one shortcut. Can the new shortcut app automate all of this at once?
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How to set up App Shortcuts for Music.app in Catalina?

I'd like to set up System Preferences Keyboard Shortcuts to activate Music's View as Songs via a ⌃ + ⌥ + ⇧ + ⌘ + L shortcut, but it's not activating after setting it up. To clarify, my goal is to ...
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Can I add lyrics to songs and have them synced with the song?

As of now, I can just copy paste row lyrics, which won't sync with the song! Edit: I'm on Windows 10 Pro, Version 2004, Build 19541. iTunes is the iTunes64Setup.exe file install, not the Microsoft ...
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How to manually upgrade iTunes library to Music.app library on macOS Catalina?

I have a smaller iTunes library on an internal SSD and larger one on an external drive. I have upgraded to macOS Catalina. The smaller music library has been upgraded, the larger one hasn't. How ...
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Lost Playlists in Music.app

Sometime this week I suddenly lost static playlists in my Music (née iTunes( Library. The last static playlist in my list is "MP3 Releases", but I previously had additional playlists such as "Music to ...
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macOS Music: Keyboard shortcuts: How to exit search? How to view library songs?

I'm used to viewing my library songs and hitting command-f to filter the list. Since upgrading from iTunes to Music this year, command-f triggers the bizarre new search that gives results as bubbles ...
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Music in Catalina doesn’t remember window size

Each time I open the Music app in macOS Catalina (10.15.1), the window size is set to maximum. I then have to rescale it down to fit my use case. But after it’s been quit and reopened, it is again ...
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How to stop Music app from automatically launching when CD is inserted on MacOS Catalina

I am presently running MacOS Catalina (10.15.1). Within System Preferences, I have set CD's to do nothing upon being inserted: Within the Music app preferences, there is NO option to disable the app ...
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Moving podcasts from Catalina podcasts app to music?

I subscribe to a set of podcasts in which each "episode" is a song. I want to convert the episodes into songs in my music library. Prior to Catalina, this was straightforward. I'd edit the podcasts to ...
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How to play internet radio stations in the Music app on iOS 13?

I read several posts, that it should be possible to listen to internet radio stations from TuneIn in Apple Music (e.g. https://www.audioxpress.com/news/tunein-and-apple-bring-the-world-s-radio-...
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How do I see what song just played?

I'm trying out Apple Music for the first time and confused by its interface. I've been listening to a "radio" station (e.g. Radio → Charting Now) and want to see what song just finished playing. Where ...
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Explicit songs won't play on iPhone

Songs marked explicit won't play on my iPhone. Was working well last week then suddenly stopped. I press the song and it looks as if it's playing but it is silent. Move to the next non-explicit song ...
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Can anyone suggest a good alternative to Cs Music Player?

When iOS 10 was released, I quickly realized that I didn't like that Apple removed the ability to clear the "Up Next" playlist in the native Music app. I also wasn't a fan of its new appearance. At ...
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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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iPhone iOS 12.2: music star ratings aren’t saved

I’ve had this problem for a while, possibly since the start of iOS 12. I have Show Star Ratings switches on and can access the star rating for songs in the Music app. I select Rate Song... from the ...
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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 ...