Questions tagged [music.app]

Refers to the built in media player app on iOS

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How do I tell the iOS Music app to regenerate its metadata?

To clear storage space in order to upgrade to iOS 8, I went to Settings/General/Usage/Manage Storage/Music on my iPad and deleted all my music (I have it all stored in iTunes on my Mac at home.) I ...
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Deleting more than one song at one time on my iPhone?

I need help finding a way to delete more than one song at a time on my iPhone. Can someone tell me if that is possible? I have tried deleting songs on my iTunes and then syncing them but it does not ...
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Is there a way to queue up the next song on my iPhone?

Is there a way to pick which song should play after the current song finishes? I often browse my music library while listening, and I'll want to play a specific song, but not stop the current song ...
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How can I make soundtracks with one artist sort as soundtracks in iTunes (and iPhone)?

Most of the soundtracks in my iTunes library have the Album Artist tag "Various Artists" and so they all appear together in the V's in Albums view. A few soundtracks have only one artist (composer) or ...
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spinning circle next to wifi symbol when music folder open

I get the spinning circle when my music app is open, it never turns off! Can this drain my battery? on brand new iPhone 5s on ios7
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Smart Playlist song count incorrect on music app

I have a smart playlist that has 804 songs. The smart playlist also has the same song count when viewing the device via iTunes However, the music app displays 6 less songs. Why would this be ...
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How to delete all music on my iPhone

How do I delete all the music on my iPhone. I tried doing it through iTunes but it says my collection is not managed by iTunes and I don't want to erase and sync because all my apps are nicely backed ...
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How can I get iTunes Radio on my iPad?

I can't find the iTunes Radio section in the music app. How can I get iTunes Radio to work?
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Bluetooth skip not working

iOS 7 on iPhone 4 Noticed that when I pair with my car's BT, the track skip button on the steering wheel doesn't do anything. Tried un-pairing and re- pairing. Toggled BT. It used to work fine on iOS ...
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iPhone no longer plays music/audiobook/podcast when I press the headphone button

Since I replaced my 3GS with a 4S (and iOS 7) stopping and restarting music/audiobooks/podcasts doesn't work any more. Basically, instead of pressing the button on the headphone microphone once to ...
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I can't find 'Add all tracks' in the add to playlist section in iOS 7

With iOS 7 the "Add all tracks" option, when selecting a playlist, seems to have vanished. Now the user has to select each song in the playlist individually, which can be very tedious with a long ...
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iTunes half-star ratings gone from iOS7

I had enabled half-star ratings in iTunes: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/itunes-half-star-rating/ However since iOS7 has been released, the half-star ratings don't appear in Music app anymore. Instead ...
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iOS: Other music app via dock connector

I have an iPhone connected to external audio equipment via the dock connector. The phone is equipped with three apps for playing audio: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I would like to use ...
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Can I change “All Songs” order in iPhone 4s Music app?

My iPhone Music collection has several albums by the same artist. When I select that artist in the Music app I see these albums listed, & "All Songs" at the top. When I select "All Songs" the ...
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...
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Delete music directly from iphone

I would like to find a way to delete individual songs from my iPhone and automatically synchronize this deletion in iTunes. My current workaround is this: Star the songs I don't like anymore with 1 ...
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play order in the iPhone Music app

iPhone 4 running iOS 6.0.1. I have Settings -> Music -> Shake to Shuffle turned off. Without tapping the shuffle icon, if I select the first track on an album or a playlist, Music will not run ...
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Control Music From Notifcations Bar

Using iOS6 is there a way to show or display music controls inside the notifications bar for quick access? Note: I am looking for a native way to do this. If there is not a way I would welcome 3rd ...