Questions tagged [music]

For questions relating to music in general. Music can be played on a Mac using itunes, or on an iOS device using music.app.

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Two iPhones, one computer, one music collection

(This is not the usual "I want to share one Apple ID across two iPhones" question. Sharing an Apple ID may be the answer, but it's not the goal. I know of at least one other possible answer.) Problem ...
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Metronome app that “listens”

I'm looking for a metronome app for my iPhone with a BPM analyzer, so it should be able to recognize if I play too slow, too fast or just in tempo.
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Delete a sound in Apple Clips

I just downloaded  Clips, and I discovered that I could add some music in the background that you can download: But I would like to know if there is a way of deleting these background music without ...
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Downloaded Songs/Music Videos Stopped Playing After iOS 10.3.1 Update

After upgrading to iOS 10.3.1, my iPad Air 2 is no longer playing music videos (TV icon), which I downloaded using Syncios. I can see that the music videos are there on my device, but they won’t play.
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Exporting all file locations that could not be found on iTunes

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit and am using iTunes. I previously had an issue where when iTunes organized my media library (after transferring all my music over), the file names were auto-truncated to ...
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How to repeat an entire playlist in order on iOS 10?

The title captures the issue. I see this question: How can I repeat a Playlist? and this question: Repeat on iOS 8.4 music app? both from a legacy version of iOS (8.4). It appears that the music ...
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Pause podcast on iPhone via Bluetooth with keyboard shortcut on Macbook Pro

Maybe a long shot but this seems instinctively possible. I listen to podcasts on my iPhone 6S via headphones that don't have a pause button on the cord. When people start speaking to me in the office ...
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Does iTunes Match just 'match' your library with songs in the iTunes Store?

I subscribed to iTunes Match a few days ago and it is obvious to me that it will not upload my entire library i.e. it only seems to be matching my library with songs only available in the iTunes store....
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Searching by artist name for imported music

I imported a CD to my iTunes library on my computer. It automatically detected the name of the artist and name of the CD. Then I synced my iPhone to my computer and when I search the artist's name ...
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iPod touch 6 not showing all albums?

I recently bought an iPod Touch 6 and synced my entire music library, but some of my albums are not showing up under the artist. For instance, I would click on Demi Lovato, and a couple of her albums ...
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Downloading iOS music from iTunes onto iPad without being erased

My dad bought me ed Sheeran new album on his iTunes so now we want to get it on my iPad. I have my own Apple ID account but I haven't bought any music. How can I download the album my Dad bought to ...
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Problem transfering music not purchased on itunes to my iphone

I found some similar questions on here, but they are all from a few years ago and the answers don't seem to apply to the current version of itunes, so I thought I'd start a new question. I downloaded ...
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Why does iTunes play the whole album on shuffle?

As the title states, my library is a bit screwed up. For example, when I shuffle my entire library it tends to play some of the albums in its entirety. But this only happens to a few of them. In this ...
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An Applescript that batch-copies the Song tag to the Movement tag

I have a rather large iTunes library (~300GB) that is mainly classical music. I really like the Work and Movement format, but sadly it is not practical to manually update my metadata to the Work and ...
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How to copy music content and playlists between iPods (Nano 5th Gen 16GB)?

I'd like to mirror the music tracks/files and all the playlists from one iPod Nano 5th Gen 16GB to another another (Nano 5th Gen 16GB). Is there a way to easily automate this process? Details My ...
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Can I have the iTunes index file in a different location than my media?

I currently use a mid-2012 MacBook Pro as my main laptop. I have replaced the HDD with an SSD and moved the HDD to the optical drive bay. I also have a pretty large iTunes library - ~250GB, 12,000 ...
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Sharing music from CD's

Me and my husband have just upgraded our phones. Since we have done this I now can no longer access all our music (on my phone). We have separate I-Tunes accounts and family share and for the last god ...
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How do I make band names appear on iTunes/Music?

On the right are songs I've purchased on iTunes itself, and on the left are songs I've bought (yes, I paid for them/supported the bands) from other sources, namely their websites and a code from a ...
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Completely clear all cloud music from iPhone

I'm trying to get rid of all of the cloud music from my iPhone 6S on iOS 10.2.1. So far I have: Gone to Settings>iTunes & App Store> and toggled Automatic Downloads> Music Gone to Settings>Music ...
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Music application missing from home screen on iOS

I have an iPhone 7. For some reason, the music application is missing from my home screen. I have tried resetting to home screen layout but the music app still doesn't show up. I can see my music when ...
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How to fix paths when iTunes truncated path names after adding music to a folder

Alright, so I'm on windows 7 64 bit, but hopefully my question still applies to AskDifferent, considering it is an iTunes issue. I've built a new computer for my girlfriend, and everything went well ...
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How to stop auto music playing on Bluetooth connect

My mom got an iPhone 6s, and she LOVES it. There is one problem. When she connects to her car Bluetooth (the car is a 2012 Toyota Sienna LE), it automatically plays music, even without opening the ...
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Multiple AppleIDs across two iMacs

I have an old iMac, but also acquired a new one, and now run them both, side by side. I set up the new one to have the same AppleID as my old iMac, which has an enormous amount of music in iTunes. ...
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iOS 10: Control Center for Music- Music Won't Play

Before you say it, yes. I know that the control center in iOS 10 is divided into two panels. But whenever I try to play music from YouTube on Safari (being specific there), I click on the play button, ...
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Copying songs on to iTunes

I have music purchased online, but I do not have my phone synced to iTunes. How do I put my songs into the phone? I have tried using DropBox, but the song has to be downloaded every time!
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Every track lasts 74:33:55 in iOS 10.1 Music app

Every track in my Music app on iOS 10.1 displays a ridiculously long time of 74 hours 33 minutes 55 seconds, as on screenshot. Anyone know a way to fix it?
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Music player sometimes skips all songs and won't play

I have a problem on my iPhone 5s (running iOS 10). Sometimes my music player doesn't play music and just skips all of my songs, but after I reset my iPhone, it works well again. At first I thought ...
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Modulate Time in Logic Pro X?

Before I started using Logic Pro, I was using Fruity Loops, and in that program you can very easily modulate time (I hope that is the correct term for this). By this I mean it acts like the sound is ...
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Music won't play on my iPhone 5s why not?

I go onto my music and select a playlist I want to listen to, I then click shuffle or select and song and it won't play. It looks like it is about to play but then it automatically pauses and skips to ...
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Can an iPhone 5S play music that's stored on a USB drive?

My wife's iPhone 5S doesn't have enough storage space for all of her music. If we were to buy a USB drive that connects to her phone, could we put her music on that and then have the phone play it ...
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Connect AirPods to Apple Watch

My Apple Watch series 1 can play music stored offline without being in wireless proximity to my Apple iPhone 6. My Apple watch connects over Bluetooth and Wifi, and my AirPods connect over Bluetooth. ...
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iTunes syncs only one songs from each album

I have about 7 GB worth of music, all complete albums, that I'm trying to sync on my phone. I select Entire music library and hit apply. Before I hit apply, it shows me 27 GB free on my iPhone. Then, ...
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Stream the same song on two devices with apple music?

My goal is to find a way to play the same music (same song with control from one device, ideally) on a soundbar (either via bluetooth or an apple TV) and another bluetooth speaker. We have an Apple ...
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Why iTunes music can not play without Wi-Fi? [duplicate]

Previously, I was able to play music on iTunes without a Wi-Fi connection. Now, I get an error message and my music will not play. WHY? How can I play my music through iTunes without a Wi-Fi ...
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iTunes library file damaged after manual migration to new Mac

On my old computer, I had the following setup: iTunes Folder containing iTunes Library.itl on my main hard disk (~/Music/iTunes) Music folder on a second HD where all the actual music files lived (I ...
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General Music/Headphone Help

Well, this got put on hold from regular StackExchange for being a general software questing, but I don't know specifics about this. I'm just going to copy and paste my original description. Also, ...
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Move iTunes media files to a different location

I'm organising my iTunes media in two folder myself /Volumes/Data/Music and /Volumes/Data/OtherMusic. My 2nd hard-drive port (yes, the port, not the HDD itself) died so I copied all music to Volumes/...
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Watch iPhone videos without transfer to Mac

How can I watch the videos I recorded on my iPhone without first transferring them to my drive, so that I can Shazam the music in them? I have no free disk space and iFunbox is not a great file ...
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How do I skip a music video on the Apple TV (4th gen)?

When listening to my music on random on the Apple TV sometimes a music video pops up that I want to skip. Clicking on the right side of the Siri remote skips forwards a few seconds instead of the ...
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iTunes keeps syncing my unchecked songs to my iPhone

I'm trying to free up space on my iPhone, so I've cut back on a HUGE amount of music (~1000 songs). I went through iTunes and unchecked all of the music I wanted removed and then made sure that I had ...
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Ease of access to playlists on iOS 10

I currently use iOS 9 on an iPhone SE. I frequently use the Music app to play a specific playlist of relaxing music before bed, so I like that from opening the Music app the playlists list is easily ...
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How can I listen to a whole album on iTunes?

I can not listen to a whole album on iTunes, I have tried "ticking or checking all the songs in my library" and preferences/unchecking the list view check boxes. nothing works. Can anyone help me ...
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iOS 10: Clear 'Up Next' Queue in Apple Music

I like to use Up Next in Apple Music on my iPhone, and sometimes I want to clear its contents to add new music to it. Earlier in iOS 9 it was possible but now I don’t see any way to do this in iOS 10. ...
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How do I import music from a CD into iTunes on OS X when the dialogue does not appear?

I am using iTunes on OS X El Capitan. I have a CD with songs on it and I would like to import these into the iTunes library (the local one, not the cloud). For the option in preferences, I have it set ...
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How to play all songs I own by an artist in itunes?

After I upgraded iTunes to 12.5.3.17, when I click on an artist it only shows the albums of that artist. It does not show the songs that I own of that artist from various compilations. If I click "...
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Recently added songs do not finish playing on my iPhone 6 Plus

I just recently added several songs to my iPhone 6 Plus. Here is what I did: Add songs to my playlist in iTunes in my MacBook Air. Sync music to my iPhone 6 Plus Problem: When my phone is playing ...
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How to turn off shuffle in Apple Music on iPhone iOS 10.1.1?

When I play any album in Apple Music on my iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 10.1.1, the tracks are shuffled. i.e. when I press the >> button some track other than the next one is played. The only icon related to ...
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What is the point of 'sync music' in iTunes if I have to click 'make available offline'?

Used to be, I bought music in iTunes and then sync'ed it to my phone. If I didn't have enough space on the phone, I'd only sync certain playlists. Then I always had the music on my phone, even if in ...
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How to remove my email address, name, and purchase date from iTunes Plus files?

Any files that you purchase from iTunes (or obtain with iTunes Match) will contain your personal information: Is there a script that automatically goes through all music inside the iTunes Media ...
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How to display currently playing iPhone song on Mac

I sit there with MacBook on my lap and iPhone in my pocket listening to music from the iPhone with headphones. Is there a way to display the currently playing iPhone song on the MacBook?