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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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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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Whole album track listing

Before the update to 8.4, when I was listening to a song, there was a button in the upper right where it would bring up the whole album that track was on so you could listen to other songs on that ...
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macOS Catalina 10.15 music app error

I recently updated to macOS Catalina and i discovered that all my iTunes songs were not there. the files are present in the iTunes folder but every time I play a song, it shows an error. The music ...
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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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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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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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Where did this “listen to music now” notification come from?

For reasons I don't understand, my phone has interrupted me to tell me to listen to music now: I've checked in Settings → Notifications → Music → Music Notification Settings and all of the ...
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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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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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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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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 I change the default music player app on my iPhone? If so, how?

I want to change the default music app on my iPhone from Music to Spotify. Is this possible? My first guess is that I would have to jailbreak my phone. Is there anyway to do it without jailbreaking?
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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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Why is an album in Apple Music marked with an “E” and grayed out?

In the new Apple Music app, which came with iOS 8.4, some albums are grayed out and marked with an "E". I cannot open them. I did a Google search. In some posts, I read that Apple uses an "E" symbol ...
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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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iTunes Internet Radio on iOS

iTunes desktop app has a built-in Internet Radio where users have access to a vast collection of free, streaming Internet radio stations? Listen to Internet radio in iTunes on Mac Is there a ...
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Bluetooth volume resets to a lower level whenever the iOS Music app advances to the next track

While listening to the system Music app on iOS 12.1, I can use the volume buttons on my Bluetooth headphones (BeatsX) to raise or lower the music volume. However, when the app advances to the next ...
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Duplicate 'Unknown Album' listings for the same artist in Music app

I am trying to group all songs with no album title (i.e. the 'Album' field for the songs' metadata is empty) for the same artist into one "Unknown Album" Each song with no album title should be ...
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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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Prevent websites from taking over audio on iPhone?

An increasing number of websites like CNN.com take over the audio of my iPhone's Safari app with advertisements and pause the Music app. How can I prevent this. I only need the audio on Safari when ...
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Does iphone have an activity/ diagnostic log

Don't know whats going on ... I am listening to music and all of a sudden it gets paused. The impression is that i got a call without actually getting it. I suspect one application, but have no ...
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Repeated verification code popup when I use the app “Music” with WiFi on

I have an iPhone 6 with iOS 10.3.3 and I am experiencing a strange situation. Whenever I listen to my own music, through the Music app, and the WiFi is on, I have a verification code popup from a ...
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Some songs can't be played using Music app on iOS

When I open the music app, some songs have stop signs next to them, and whenever I want to pick a song it goes past it and then past a few more and then stops at a different song. Also I can't hit ...
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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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Why do I need iCloud Music if I sync to Touch

I have a large music library in iTunes on PC, which contains music I have purchased from Apple and music I added to my library from physical CDs. I have an iPod Touch and access to Apple Music. When ...
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What is the difference between add to library and add to playlist?

On my iPod Touch I can add an album to my library or to my playlist. What is the difference? The iPod also asked if tracks I add to a playlist should be added to my library. What does this mean?
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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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Unable to see iCloud Music Library option in Music Settings

Both my husband and I have iPad Airs. Both of our iPads are currently on iOS 9.2.1 and it states the software is up to date. For some reason in my husband's Settings under Music it does not show ...
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Music app suddenly switches to speakers

With the new iPhone 7 and iOS 10, I came across a problem that I ran into very rarely with the iPhone 5s/6s. Recently, I was sitting in the bus, when suddenly the Music app switched from headphones ...
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How do I prevent Music app from using 1 GB of cellular data in less than 10 minutes?

I received 3 text messages within 10 minutes from my cellular carrier as I was driving in my car with iTunes Radio streaming music. 10:20 pm - 65% of my 1 GB plan is used. 10:22 pm - 90% used. 10:...
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View play counts on iPad or iPhone?

Is it possible to view play counts on iPad, or iPhone, in the Music app, like one can in iTunes? I am running iOS 6.
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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How can I remove songs from the Music app on my iPhone?

How do I edit songs that are in the Music app on my iPhone 5? I need to delete some songs that were automatically synced that I don't want.
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Enable VoiceOver ine only one app?

My kid likes to listen to music on her iPad, but she can't read yet (she's working on it) so she has to play each song for a few seconds to find the song to which she wants to listen. Is there a way ...
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Pausing background music in IOS

What can make the IOS Music app pause when the pause icon is not visible? I was using an iPad app that has no sound and the song I was playing stopped. No fingers (nor anything else) was near any of ...
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All my music needs to be downloaded again?

I went to play some music on my iPhone (iOS 7) but whenever I tap a track to play it just greys out and a little circle with a stop icon appears next to it (download indicator?). Any idea why this is ...
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View individual artists in compilation albums?

I can't seem to set up my music collection so that when opening a compilation album on my iPad it shows a list of songs on the compilation album along with the artist of each song. In iTunes on my ...
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iOS 7 music app's volume slider is disabled for iPhone 4

I am facing a very strange issue while using iOS 7 on iPhone 4! I have updated my os from iOS 6 to iOS 7 and I can't hear any sound except ringtones. Please have a look at the screenshot of my music ...
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iOS' Music app - “Object not available” “This item can't be played”?

After a reset and restore suggested by Apple's support for a completely different problem with my iPhone half of my music library become unplayable with the tracks appearing in gray and tapping them ...
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Problem starting Music app on iPhone

When I turn on my music app, a picture of a girl wearing a headphone is showing and I cannot go to my music library. How can I resolve it?
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How to play music on iPhone via Apple Watch on watchOS 4?

In watchOS 3 the 'Now Playing' complication played music on your phone when you pressed play, unless you changed audio source to the watch. In watchOS 4 this defaults to the watch, and so far as I ...
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How to quickly launch a playlist from the home screen in ios?

I want to have a "shortcut" on the home screen that launches the music app and starts playing a specific playlist. Can this be done? I did some research and it seems like Launch Center Pro could do ...
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If I delete a voice memo from the Music app, will it also be deleted from the Voice Memo app?

I want to remove the voice memos from my Music so it doesn't come up when playing songs, but I want to keep the voice memos. To clarify, I did not purposely move my voice memos to the Music app. ...
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An app to stop another app (Music Player) after some time

A friend of mine asked this question "Do you know of any timer apps for iPhone which will close down a particular app after a set period of time?" On questioning further - the "particular" app ...