Questions tagged [music.app]

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Is there a way that I can set the iOS music app to save my progress during playback?

I've noticed since updating to iOS 9 that if I pause music playback in the middle of a song, then return to the music app after a period of time, the song begins playing again from the beginning. Not ...
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Playlist of favorites songs

Is it possible to create a playlist on a iPhone with iOS 9 of all the favorite songs (by marking favorite with the heart icon)
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Use Siri to play all songs (shuffled) in iOS 9

In iOS 8.4 and below, I could tell Siri, "play all songs, shuffled" or "shuffle all songs" no matter where in the OS I was. But now when I try that, Siri tells me that I must be in the Music app, ...
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iOS 8.4 / iOS 9 - Strange bug music app

Recently with the new music app introduced by iOS 8.4, I get strange bugs Bug 1 While songs are played in shuffle/random mode 🔀. When playing songs from all tracks in shuffle mode, just after ...
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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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How to play all songs by genre in iOS 8.4 Music?

I cannot seem to find a way to play music by genre after the iOS upgrade (**cough) to 8.4. I've tried to workaround this with playlists (which I would have to do every change in my music library). ...
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In the iOS 8.4 Music app how do I only show downloaded music?

I only keep a small set of music on my phone of my otherwise large iTunes purchase history, and consequently if I picked a random album or song out of my music app there is a high likelihood that it ...
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How to play every album of an artist in sequence with the new music app?

With the old music app I was able to select an artist and listen to every music by album. Now it orders the musics alphabetically and unless I want to hear the same music N times I have to use shuffle....
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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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Hide cloud music in iOS 8.4

When syncing playlists over from iTunes on my Windows Media Center, I have checked the "Only Sync Checked Songs" and it all worked perfectly prior to iOS 8.4. Also, prior to iOS 8.4, I was able to ...
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How to display artist's Alphabetic scroller in Music from iOS 8.4

Before iOS 8.4 I had an Alphabet scroller to find artists quickly. How to make it appear again?
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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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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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Repeat on iOS 8.4 music app?

Where is the repeat button on a song for iOS 8.4 music app? Help!
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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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How to shuffle all songs in iOS 8.4 music app

In the old version of the music app you could shuffle all songs when songs were selected: This feature seems to be absent in iOS 8.4 and the new music app: What are the options for shuffling all ...
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Can't download song that shows as “purchased”

I recently purchased 6 songs to round out an album. I did this purchase from my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.4). Now, one of those six songs is missing from my phone, and I can't figure out how to re-...
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Music collection is not sorted by Album on iOS 8.4

I "upgraded" to iOS 8.4 and the Music App now has a new icon and different functions. That's awesome, except I cannot figure out how to view my music collection by album instead of by artist. I tap ...
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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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With the new Apple Music app is there a way to sort my music by Album?

It seems that Apple have messed up sorting again in the new Apple Music app. I want to sort my music by Album Title, not by Artist and then Title. Is there a way to do this?
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How do I save and see my saved Apple Music channels?

I can't figure out how to save a channel in the new Apple Music app like I could with iTunes Radio in the old Music.app. Also I can't find my saved stations. The closest I can get to my saved stations ...
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Copy the 'explicit' or 'E' symbol from songs in the iOS Music app

I have songs in my Music app that are marked as 'explicit'. Is there a way to copy this 'explicit'/'E' symbol so I can use it somewhere else?
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Music not starting from last played position

I use the default Music app of my IPhone to listen to podcasts. I want the podcasts to restart where I left them. Sometimes it does, but sometimes it restart at the beginning of the song, which is ...
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iPhone YouTube music player (background and no video) [duplicate]

On Android there is an app called PVStar+ which is a YouTube player that lets the user play music in the background and turn off video. Is there such an application for the iPhone?
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Clean tag shows in iTunes app but not in Music app - iPhone 6, iOS8

Edit: I do in fact see a [E] tag for explicit songs downloaded from iTunes, but as the title states, I want to see a [C] tag for clean songs downloaded from iTunes. I have edited some song meta data ...
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How can I retain the artist name?

Most of my songs on my iPhone are ripped from CDs. In this case, song information like artist name are typed by myself, saved and synced well to my iPhone through iTunes but some cases, the ...
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Getting music NOT purchased from iTunes to show up on my iPhone

I have an iPhone but just recently bought an iPod. I want to put all my songs on the iPod and just have my favorites on my iPhone but all that seems to show up on my iPhone are the songs i bought from ...
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Songs are continuously being deleted from my phone

I recently bought songs from iTunes and every time I go to listen to them they get deleted. I'm able to re-download the songs but they don't stay on my phone for more than an hour. iPhone 5c
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how to transfer song files inside the same iphone

i downloaded a song via music free download app and wanted to know how can i move this song from this app to the iphone5 music app where is usually stored our music from Itune ??? please can someone ...
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How to disable/restrict any and all music on my iPhone 5c?

I have an iPhone 5c and would like to restrict any and all music, including the music app in the restriction settings or just plain delete the radio all together.
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Used Air Drop to move a folder with mp3 files in it to my phone. Where are they now? [duplicate]

I moved some mp3s to my iPhone using AirDrop expecting they would be available in the Music app, but I can't seem to find them. Where can I find them on my phone? There was no error or anything ...
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How to delete all the music from the iPad I'm planning to sell?

I am selling my iPad as I have a new one. How do I erase all my music so there is nothing in the music app? I've deleted the music but the albums are still there.
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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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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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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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“Unchecking” tracks playing music on iPhone

My audio intake from iPhone outweighs that of my Macbook by a double-digit ratio. Sometimes I encounter an audio track on-the-go that I would like to delete, remove from the playlist, or at least ...
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How do I delete all Music off my iPhone library so nothing appears?

I’m having problems deleting all my music off my iPhone. I have deleted the music through iTunes and tried to delete it on on my iPhone but it still shows the track and just has the download symbol ...
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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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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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Track appearing in iOS Music as an iCloud track that I do not own

I was listening to one of my playlists (not Radio) on my iPhone, and (at least) two tracks came up that I do not own and are not in my iTunes library on my Mac. I am the only person using this iCloud ...
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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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Songs appear once in iTunes; listed twice on iPhone 5s (iOS 7)

What do I need to do to prevent the iOS 7 Music app from listing songs twice when the song should only exist once? I sync a selection of playlists to my iPhone 5s from iTunes 11.1.5 on my iMac ...
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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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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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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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How can I clear unwanted music off of my iphone?

My iphone shows me a variety of songs that I no longer want to have on it. iTunes does not show those items under 'Music' under the phone. I sync -- they're still there. What do I need to do to get ...
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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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Is there a way to specify artist artwork for Music in iOS 7?

I've been a big fan of the redesign of the music app in iOS 7. I noticed that on the Artist list, certain musical acts have a thumbnail of band/artist next to them. This image is independent of any ...