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How to Fix Apple Music not working on iPhone / iPad

How to fix Apple Music not working on iPhone

The Apple Music service allows you to stream on-demand any track from the iTunes catalog and access all your music in one place whether it is purchased from iTunes, copied from a CD, or downloaded from the web. In this article, we will discuss How to Fix Apple Music?

Apple Music Not Working On iPhone? How to fix!

You will be able to use Apple Music to listen to any music you have uploaded to iCloud without an Apple Music subscription only for those with iTunes Match but you must subscribe to Apple Music on your device and you can take the benefit of Apple’s whole streaming subscription service. If you want to take advantage of the service, you need to register or subscribe to Apple Music on your device. And once you are subscribed, you can stream for music on your iPhone / iPad.

Apple Music Not Working

If you are facing a problem in which Apple Music is not working on your iPhone / iPad. Then this article will help you identify and resolve your problem. Below are the ways in which you can learn how to fix Apple Music which is not working on iPhone / iPad:

It is necessary that your Apple Music subscription is active:

It is important that your Apple Music subscription is active because it may be that your subscription expired or that someone else with access to it and canceled it. You need to check the status of your Apple Music subscription on your iPhone with the below steps:

  • You need to open Settings and tap on your name at the top of the screen.
  • Then tap iTunes and App Store and then Apple ID.
  • You need to tap View Apple ID and use your password, Touch ID, or Face ID to authenticate yourself if asked.
  • Finally, scroll down and tap Subscriptions.
  • Here, you will check the current status of your Apple Music subscription. And if you have multiple subscriptions, you may need to tap on Apple Music to check the status of your account. 

Close and Reopen Music App:

Sometimes a minor software glitch is causing the problem within an iOS app if Apple Music is not working properly. For this, you need to close and reopen the Music app as this can fix minor software problems. You need to open up the app switcher and then, swipe the Music app up and off the top of the screen to close it.

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Enable iCloud Music Library :

Enable iCloud Music Library

iCloud Music Library allows you to access all the music files in your library from Apple Music. And if it is not enabled, you will not be able to access the music library. When it is enabled, you can make changes to your music library. And it will be updated across all your iDevices and to activate this feature on your iPhone, you need to open Settings then Music, and then switch on the iCloud Music Library.

Restart your iPhone / iPad:

The primary method of solving minor and some major iOS and software issues is restarting your device. So, if your Apple Music is not working, you can try and restart your iPhone. You need to long-press the power button on your device to restart your iPhone until you see the slider on the display screen and then swipe the power icon to power off the device.

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Restore your Device:

You can restore your iPhone if your Apple Music not working on iPhone / iPad. And it is necessary that you must back up your iPhone. For resetting your iPhone, you need to click on Settings. Then General then Reset and then Erase All Content and Settings. Then set up your Device again and restore the applications. If Apple Music is still not working, then try to restart your iPhone.

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Update iTunes and your iPhone:

If Apple Music is not working after restarting your iPhone then you need to check for an update for iTunes and your iPhone. Apple releases updates for iTunes and iPhones to improve its services such as Apple Music and resolve the software problems. For updating your iPhone, you need to go to Settings then General then Software Update and tap Download and Install if a software update is available.

Updating Your iTunes

Resync iPhone to iTunes:

As you have updated iTunes and reauthorized your account, try syncing your iPhone to iTunes again. You need to plug your iPhone into your computer and open iTunes and the sync will begin automatically. If the sync will not begin automatically. Then you need to click on the phone button near the upper left-hand corner of iTunes. And then click Sync.

The above-mentioned methods enable you to fix the problem of Apple Music not working on your iPhone/ iPad and you can continue listening to your favorite music.

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