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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Can iTunes be loaded onto my iphone7?

Sorry for my ignorance. I want to play my iTunes library of songs on my iPhone when in the car like I do when on my PC at home. Is it possible?
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Re-initialize iTunes track while keeping iTunes metadata?

Background: I have been having the issue described here: Why does my iPod Classic cut off the end of certain songs? Except, it's not an iPod Classic. It's a brand new iPod Nano 7th Generation, and ...
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Replacing annoying hold music with my own?

Calling somewhere, being put on hold for 15 minutes and up, is not very pleasant. Especially if you don't like the waiting music. Now I'm not talking about the "on hold" music people hear when they ...
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Need Help Saving iTunes Preferences

I have just bought a new iMac. I have iTunes installed on my new computer. All my iTunes preferences are set perfectly on my old iMac. I now want to move my external hard drives to my new iMac. This ...
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iOS 10 Music App: “Add to up Next”?

The iOS 10 Music app is revised and I had to get used to the new layout, thus investing some time in finding things. However, I am pretty clueless on where to find the Add to Up Next feature. There ...
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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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Library in Apple TV music app is empty

As my latest generation AppleTv upgraded it's os to the latest my library in the music app emptied. Previously it showed all my playlists and it synced with my devices. However my playlists are ...
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IOS 10 Music App and Music Videos

Where are the music videos in ios 10? they are not in the built-in video app.
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Home sharing library doesn't show up on iPhone 5 (9.3.2) no matter what I do

I'm trying to make my iTunes (12.5.1.21) music library show up in Music on my iPhone 5 (9.3.2). Nothing seems to work, i.e. whatever I try nothing shows up under the My Music tab on my phone (empty ...
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Why isn't my music showing up under Storage in About This Mac?

I have 25 GB of music on my Mac but for some reason when I click on About This Mac and click on Storage, it doesn't show any music. I can see the music in my iTunes media folder when I go into Finder ...
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After restoring all of my files are sitting under my documents. How can i clean up?

I had to erase and reinstall everything on my macbook pro. I was having issues restoring from timeline so I did a manual copy over from an external hard drive onto my computer. The issue is that I ...
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Shortcut to EQ in iOS?

Is there a way to create a shortcut to the Settings->Music->EQ in iOS? Sometimes with my headphones I like to activate Bass Booster, but want to turn it off when listening via Bluetooth in my car...
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iTunes: Open Home Sharing Library by default

On my main iMac, I've got a huge iTunes library which is shared with Home Sharing. I use my MacBook much more frequently, and I have basically no music on it. I would instead like to direct iTunes to ...
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Why are tracks of the same title failed to uploaded to iCloud/iTunes Match?

As the screenshot above shows, some tracks of the same title are failed to be uploaded to iCloud/iTunes Match. Even they have different time lengths and belong to different discs. For example, in ...
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Possible to sort iTunes Artists View not by Album? (iTunes 12/macOS Sierra)

I have many music tracks on my computers which are free downloads from SoundCloud. They usually don't have all the proper ID3 meta-data. In iTunes 12 (released with macOS Sierra), is there a way to ...
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Songs in my library “cannot be played on this iphone” anymore

After updating to iOS 10, most of the songs in my library that I could play before now won't sync and the error message I get is Some of the items in the iTunes library, including "Song name", ...
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Music Home Sharing not visible in iOS 10

How do I access Home Sharing for Music in iOS10? I'd like to stream music from my Mac iTunes Library. When I go to the Music app, there are no contents: Home Sharing is active in iTunes on my Mac ...
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Which are the ways to access “Now Playing” in WatchOS 3?

I make use of the Now Playing view on Apple Watch to switch between songs playing on my iPhone's Soundcloud app. However, I haven't yet found a satisfying (fast) way to access this view. In WatchOS ...
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Why can't I shuffle songs within a specific album under the latest version of iTunes 12.5.1.21?

Prior to the update, I was able to select the "Shuffle Songs" button in the upper-mid Information Bar, click on a specific song in an album and then hear a mix of songs only from that album. For ...
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Music on iPhone isn't visible in Google Play Music app

On my old Android device, I used Google Play Music. It would sync the music that was on my Android device (music app) into Google Play Music. I synced MP3s using iTunes from my computer to my iPhone, ...
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Can I hide purchased music from the Music app in iOS 10?

At some point or another, I bought some albums on iTunes. In some cases, I've also ripped these CDs and imported them into iTunes. In older versions of iOS, I could hide purchased music from the Music ...
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Need old music transferred to new computer

My computer crashed and actually caught on fire destroying everything that was in it. I purchased a new computer and a new ISP and email address. But, my new computer does not have my ITunes library ...
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Go to the beginning of song list on iPod Nano 4th gen

I use an iPod Nano 4th gen. There are no playlists, just songs. I am wondering how I can go back to the beginning of the songs list. Reading this, I tried pressing the VoiceOver button, but it says "...
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Can someone who rsync-s his iTunes music avoid full-fledged exports?

I'd like to listen to my iTunes music (especially lossless) in the car and on the go. I was waiting for a 256GB option from Apple, not particularly for the iPhone 7. With the iPhone 7 it will still ...
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How to fix iTunes corrupting music during transfer?

I have an iPhone 5s on 9.3.5 and every time I add music to the device, the files play with artifacts(glitches) on the device itself. Meanwhile the files on the computer play perfectly fine. Any ...
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Rename a music playlist from “Purchased” to actual album name on iPhone 6, iOS 9?

I have a free music album from the iTunes store that shows in my iPhone playlist as "Purchased." I want to rename it to the album name. Can I do that directly on the phone, or do I need iTunes? How ...
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Unable to disable apple music

I found a setting to show or hide apple music (Music -> Show Apple Music). I turned it off, but now when I go to the music app it shows me the apple music ad with no buttons for ~2 seconds and then ...
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I have an iPhone 6. How can I use two Bluetooth audio devices and the 3.5mm audio jack together?

Me and my friends want to listen to music together. Two of us have Bluetooth Headphones (Beats Solo2 Wireless, Beats Studio Wireless) and one has a wired headset. Is there any way to use all three of ...
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There are two arrows spinning next to my Wifi

There are two arrows moving in a circle next to the Wifi bars. I am confused. I was wondering if this means something is downloading because I just trying to sync music from my ITunes on PC, to my ...
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Is it possible to disable the volume drop when a notification comes in (without jailbreak)?

I'm looking for a way to prevent notifications from lowering the volume of music when they come in, as I feel this really distracts from the listening experience. I would rather not have to turn on ...
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How to resolve audio cutting out, returns if pause and play

Listening to audio in iTunes, after approximately 30 seconds, the audio will sort of crackle, then go out completely. The song will continue playing, without sound. If I press pause and play or switch ...
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Install Amazon Music on iPhone

The iTunes application for Windows says Amazon Music is available for both iPhone and iPad. However when following the link from the iPhone 5S says "Amazon Music is only available for the iPad"
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iTunes playlists won't sort by Name anymore

I have recently had to upgrade to Windows 10, and with the 2 subsequent downloads of iTunes, I can no longer sort playlists by Name (Song title), which is what I prefer on my iPods. They USED to sort ...
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What does “Share Song” in Apple Music?

I clicked Share Song, but didn't receive any feedback (what Apple Music did). Is there some kind of social network? Do I have a profile? Who sees the shared songs?
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Missing older iTunes purchased music on new MacBook

I just bought a new MacBook Air and signed into my iTunes account to get my music, but only my most recently purchased songs showed up, and a couple of other random songs. I tried looking at my ...
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My entire music collection is gone from Finder

I do not use iTunes but instead store my music files in nested folders in /Users/User/Music. I recently downloaded Tomahawk, a music player. I decided quickly that I preferred to stick with VLC for ...
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Playing non-iTune music files on iPhone SE

I recently used CopyTrans Control to copy music files from my PC to my iPhone. When I try to access my library of music on the iPhone, I keep getting blocked by an "Account" screen requiring me to ...
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iCloud Music Library and Apple Music subscriber - mass delete all local music files from iPhone

I enabled iCloud Music Library and subscribed to Apple Music. I have iPhone with 16 GB and wish to delete all local music files, to free up space for other stuff. Before iCloud Music I would "not ...
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Is it worth is to get a headset with AAC codec for iPhone?

I'm considering getting a wireless headset for my iPhone (and the upcoming iPhone). During my search, I found that some of Bang & Olufsen headsets are supporting AAC codec, such as H5 and H7. ...
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iTunes Store Doesn't Recognize iTunes Library

About two weeks ago, iTunes stopped recognizing my iTunes library. I get this message when I go to either File → Library → Update iCloud Music Library or Update Genius: There is no such option under ...
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iPhone plays/pauses/skips songs and activates siri only when connected to earphones

I have had my iphone 5s (still have version 7.1.1) for three years now and never have encountered such a problem until recently. When I plug my earphones, it works well depending on whether i want ...
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Force iCloud Music Library to update based on info in my Mac iTunes Library?

Something went wrong with my iCloud Music Library this morning. I now have a few thousand songs with incorrect metadata. I have a backup of my Mac's iTunes Music Library, and the backup is correct. ...
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Why don't songs in iTunes appear in Music on the iPhone?

I have some songs in iTunes on my Mac (under 'My Music'). However, when I go to 'My Music' in the iOS Music app I don't see them. I do see 'Songs of Innocence', which I don't see on iTunes on the Mac. ...
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How to connect a YPG-625 keyboard to a modern Mac

I'm trying to connect Yamaha's YPG-625 musical keyboard to a Mac, but it seems like there are only USB-MIDI drivers for Mac OS 10.1.5-10.4.0. Is there a way to connect it to a system with OS X El ...
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How can I get repeat 1 and still skip to next song when clicking next

In previous IOS (7), I could have a playlist, shuffle to play the first song, then hit repeat one track and listen to the same music as long as I wanted. When I want another song, I could just hit ...
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Where did “Find Album Artwork” go?

I just upgraded iTunes to version 12.4.1.6, and now when I right click on a song the option of "Find Album Artwork" is gone. I use that option when I add new songs that aren't imported with it. (I don'...
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I can't sync my music to my new iPhone

I'm trying to move my music from my old iPhone 5 (purchased in the US) to my new iPhone 5s (purchased in Canada). My music is backed up to my iCloud account and basically when I got the new phone I ...
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What can I do when iTunes multiplies albums?

For as long as I can remember, iTunes has had bugs that will split the songs of an album into multiple albums with the same name when one edits the album name. This happens infrequently and seemingly ...
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How to share my music with my kid's iTunes?

All - how can I share some of my iTunes music (not purchased via iTunes) with my kid? Virtually all of those are ripped from CDs. I still have the CDs but I don't want to rip them all again. Thank ...
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How can I make songs I delete in iTunes also delete songs of synced devices?

I have an iPod Touch 5 and and an iPad 1 (don't ask), and I have them both set to sync entire library with iTunes. My library mainly consists of mp3 files stored on my computer, with a few iTunes ...