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

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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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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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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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“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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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iOS IPhone shortcut app doesn’t let music playing in background anymore

I’m a iOS shortcut fan and would appreciate some help here. Since a recent update my iOS shortcuts that played music in background while reading out the rss news won’t work anymore. For instance, I’...
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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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Apple Music Cloud Status: Blank and No Longer Available

I noticed that Music App I have a quite a few tracks which have a blank iCloud Status. Any idea what it means when they are blank? If I get a new device will I be able to download those tracks to ...
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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 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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How to play all songs except classical and movie soundtrack music using the Music app on an iPhone?

I have bought a lot of pop music and classical music on the iTunes store. Some classical music album is like $9.99 for 100 songs, and I think I have about 500 of them in total. When driving a car, I ...
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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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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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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 ...