iOS 4.2 bugs: iPhone music gone after the update? Here's the fix!
If you've just updated to iOS 4.2 on your iPhone only to discover all your favorite music has mysteriously gone missing, don't worry, you're not alone. Our tip line has exploded with users complaining about the very same thing. It's a scare for sure but luckily the fix is quite simple. Check it out after the break.
First take a deep breath. The songs aren't really gone from your iPhone the bug is just stopping them from being displayed properly. All you have to do is encourage your iPhone to get its act together:
- Grab your cable and plug your iPhone into iTunes on your Windows or Mac PC
- When your iPhone shows up in the sidebar, make sure you can see the content listings beneath it (click on the triangle to the left if not)
- Click on music
- Pick a song
- Play it in iTunes
- Sync your iPhone
Voila! Go back to your iPod app on your iPhone and you'll find all your precious songs just the way you left them pre-update. (Unfortunately you can't send Apple the bill for pain and suffering...)
Thanks to everyone who sent this in! Did this bug fix work for you? Let us know your results in the comments below!