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How to automatically add music to your library on iPhone and iPad

If you have an Apple Music account, you can have it so that all the music you add to your Library automatically downloads onto your iPhone or iPad. Here's how!

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How to stop killing your data plan when using Music for iPhone and iPad

If you’re on a tight data plan, never fear: You can control how the Music app uses cellular data and how it acts when connected to Wi-Fi.

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How to use the Music app on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Music app has just enough features to make it useful on your wrist. You can access music in your iTunes library and playlists, listen to Beats 1 radio, and control playback on your iPhone. We show you how.

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How to view offline music on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Here's the easiest way to find your offline music on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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Here's why Apple can take on the streaming industry

The other week I was rummaging through my old audio CD library, and found a few discs that I don't remember buying. Classic Yo-Yo by Yo-Yo Ma. A Bob Dylan live album. Where did they come from?

Then I remembered. Oh, yeah—Steve Jobs bought those for me.

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Comic: Who actually pays for your Apple Music free trial?

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: Who actually pays for your Apple Music free trial?

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Comic: Don't cross the streams

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy.

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Streaming is the future of music, and that future is now

Over the past decade Apple has completely changed the way we consume music.

In the span of only 10 years we've gone from ripping CDs onto our iPods to downloading MP3s from iTunes to storing and streaming music from the cloud. With WWDC 2015 right around the corner, it's how Apple plans to tackle streaming music that has my undivided attention.

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How to stop the Music app from auto-playing in your car

Tired of your iPhone's Music app automatically playing when you connect via Bluetooth or USB?

You aren't alone. This happens in many cars of many makes and models. The minute your iPhone is connected, the Music app takes over and decides to play whatever song is first up in your library, or whatever track you listened to last. But what if you don't like this behavior? That's exactly what iMore reader Rob is wondering:

As soon as my iPhone 6 connects to the Bluetooth in my car, music starts playing even though my Music app is not open. I'd like it not to. Could you help please?

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How to get your Android music onto iPhone

More people than ever are switching to iPhone, or are seriously considering making the move, and one of the things you'll want to bring with you is any music or audio you've been listening to on your old Android phone. Apple has been providing the best audio frameworks in the industry for years, and as such you'll find tons of great apps that utilize it within the App Store — including Google's! — to make switching your music and audio to a new device incredibly easy. Here's what works best!

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