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Troubleshooting Apple Music: The Ultimate Guide

Troubleshooting Apple Music: The Ultimate Guide

Running into trouble with Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, or iTunes Match? You've come to the right place. While Apple's music subscription services offer a lot of great features—streaming songs from your library or the Apple Music collection on any device, or rocking out to Beats 1—they have...
How to use Apple Music without iCloud Music Library

How to use Apple Music without iCloud Music Library

Want to turn off iCloud Music Library? No worries: Here's how you can still use Apple Music without it. Apple Music and iTunes Match both offer access to iCloud Music Library, an uploading-and-matching service that lets you access all your Mac's songs from up to 10 of your devices. If you'd...
Apple Music eating your iPhone's cellular data plan? Here's how to fix it!

Apple Music eating your iPhone's cellular data plan? Here's how to fix it!

Keep Apple Music's cellular data consumption in check with these tips. With access to millions of songs, Beats 1's live streaming radio, and your own tracks uploaded to iCloud Music Library, it's pretty easily to run up a big cellular data bill on your iPhone or iPad while enjoying Apple Music...
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Yes, iCloud Music Library has metadata-matching issues, but you don't need to panic

Yes, iCloud Music Library has metadata-matching issues, but you don't need to panic

Matching songs is hard, and Apple Music's not doing too well with it. But you can keep it from messing up your library pretty easily. Earlier this week, Kirk McElhearn posted a rather-worrying article about iCloud Music Library's "matching" algorithms. As you might know, Apple offers the iCloud...
Everything you need to know about iCloud Music Library

Everything you need to know about iCloud Music Library

Apple Music and iTunes Match include a feature called iCloud Music Library. Here's what you need to know. Apple Music may have lots of great songs in its catalog, interesting DJs on Beats 1, and cool experimentation within Connect—but it also has the albatross in the room, iCloud Music Library...
How to add a song from Apple Music to iCloud Music Library

How to add a song from Apple Music to iCloud Music Library

Want to save a song you love in Apple Music to your iCloud Music Library? Here's how. You can stream all day long from Apple Music, Beats 1, and Apple Music radio, but sometimes you want to save tracks that really resonate with you. That's where iCloud Music Library comes in: It collects your...
Troubleshooting Apple Music: The Ultimate Guide

Troubleshooting Apple Music: The Ultimate Guide

Running into trouble with Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, or iTunes Match? You've come to the right place. While Apple's music subscription services offer a lot of great features—streaming songs from your library or the Apple Music collection on any device, or rocking out to Beats 1—they have...
How to use Apple Music without iCloud Music Library

How to use Apple Music without iCloud Music Library

Want to turn off iCloud Music Library? No worries: Here's how you can still use Apple Music without it. Apple Music and iTunes Match both offer access to iCloud Music Library, an uploading-and-matching service that lets you access all your Mac's songs from up to 10 of your devices. If you'd...
Apple Music eating your iPhone's cellular data plan? Here's how to fix it!

Apple Music eating your iPhone's cellular data plan? Here's how to fix it!

Keep Apple Music's cellular data consumption in check with these tips. With access to millions of songs, Beats 1's live streaming radio, and your own tracks uploaded to iCloud Music Library, it's pretty easily to run up a big cellular data bill on your iPhone or iPad while enjoying Apple Music...
How to tell which songs are stored in iCloud Music Library on your Mac

How to tell which songs are stored in iCloud Music Library on your Mac

Want to know if you've downloaded a song locally to your Mac or not? Here's how. If you're using iTunes Match or Apple Music, you get all your Mac's music on all your devices, including secondary Macs. If you're not sure what songs you've downloaded locally versus what songs are being stored in...
How to download Apple Music for offline listening

How to download Apple Music for offline listening

Don't kill your cellular data plan; download your most-streamed songs and playlists. Apple Music is a streaming service that offers to make almost the entire iTunes catalog available to you almost all the time. If you're not going to be connected to the internet, or if you're worried about your...
Are you an iTunes Match subscriber seeing matched tracks as "Apple Music"? Here's the fix!

Are you an iTunes Match subscriber seeing matched tracks as "Apple Music"? Here's the fix!

iTunes 12.2.1 addresses the weird catalog mismatch and should bring your iTunes Match tracks back to you. If you had an iTunes Match subscription and ran into iCloud Music Library errors where your tracks were showing up as matching to the DRM-encumbered Apple Music catalog, you can breathe easy...
Apple Music wish list: iTunes needs a "mismatch and force upload" button

Apple Music wish list: iTunes needs a "mismatch and force upload" button

Apple lets you flag poor directions in Maps. Why shouldn't they allow you to flag badly-matched songs in iCloud Music Library? I've been really lucky when it comes to my library working well with iTunes Match and Apple Music, but other users haven't been so lucky. One of the biggest complaints I...

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