9 Amazing Apple iOS 11 Tips and Tricks for iPhone : IOS

9. iOS 11 Apple Music tips

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How to hide Apple Music: You can completely hide Apple’s Apple Music service in iOS 11. To do so go to Settings > Music and then toggle off Show Apple Music. Now when you go to the app you will only see your music, rather than the music available on the service.

How to access your entire music library: To see all the songs, albums, and playlists that you added from the Apple Music catalogue, as well as any music that you bought from iTunes, including CDs that you ripped, simply tap the Library tab from the app’s menu bar along the bottom.

How to edit your Library categories: To clean up your library and specify which categories you’d like to see at a glance, such as genres, artists, or song, tap the Edit button in the top right of the Library screen, and then toggle on/off your preferences.

How to find your downloaded music: If you only want to see the music that’s physically on your device, tap the Library tab from the app’s menu bar along the bottom, and then tap Downloaded Music.

How to create a new playlist: Going on a road trip and want to make a playlist? Easy. Tap the Library tab from the app’s menu bar along the bottom, then tap Playlists, and select New Playlist. From there, you can add a playlist name, description, music, and toggle on/off whether you want the playlist public.

How to find Apple’s curated playlists: The “For You” tab found in the menu bar along the bottom is a place where you can go to in order to find music suggestions hand-selected by the Apple Music team. Suggestions include a curated favourites mix, daily playlists, artists spotlights, and new releases, all of which target you and are tailored to your music preferences.

How to refine For You suggestions: If you’ve been an Apple Music user for a while but want to go back to that initial setup, where you told Apple the types of music you like so that it could tailor suggestions to you, you can do so by simply tapping your picture in the upper right of the For You tab. From there, you will see options to choose more artists and find more curators.

How to search in Apple Music: Tap the Search icon in the menu bar along the bottom in order to access a dedicated search field, where you can manually type-in artists’ names, album titles, etc.

How to find top music charts: Go to the Browse tab in the menu bar along the bottom, and then tap “Top Charts” to see a regularly updated list of the most popular songs on Apple Music.

How to find top music charts by genre: By default, the Top Charts section in the Browse tab shows you all genres. But you can choose a specific genre, such as Blues, by tapping the All Genres button in the top right and selecting your genre from the list that appears.

How to access Connect: Apple has ditched the Connect tab in iOS 10 (it allowed you to follow artists and curators in order to see their new releases and posts). It has instead buried the feature in the new Browse tab. From there, select Top Charts, and then scroll to the bottom of the screen to see songs on Connect and videos on Connect.

How to find videos: Apple Music isn’t just about music. It’s also about music videos and other video content. Go to the Browse tab in the menu bar along the bottom, and then tap Videos to see new videos on Apple Music and top music videos.

How to find the Beats 1 radio station: Apple Music offers a 24/7 live-streaming radio station called Beats 1. To access it, tap the Radio tab in the menu bar along the bottom, and then tap the Beats 1 thumbnail.

How to find radio stations: Apart from Beats 1, Apple Music offers stations that are based on genres and different themes. You can find them under the Radio tab in the menu bar along the bottom. From there, just tap “Radio Stations”.

How to share an album: Want to share an album via Twitter, Facebook, or wherever? Tap on any album, and then select the button with the (…) three dots at the top. From there, tap Share Album and select how you’d like to share it.

How to add an album to your Play Next queue: Apple Music can queue up albums you want to listen to while on the go. Just add it to your Play Next list. Tap on any album, and then select the button with the (…) three dots at the top. From there, tap “Play Next”.

How to add an album to a playlist: You can add an entire album to a new or old playlist. Just tap on the album, and then select the button with the (…) three dots at the top. From there, tap “Add to a Playlist”, and then select which playlist (old or new) you want to add it to.

How to download an album to your Library for offline listening: Tap on the album, and then select the button with the (…) three dots at the top. From there, tap Add to a Library. You will then be brought back to the album screen. Tap the button with the (…) three dots again, and then select the Download option. Oh, and later you will see the option to remove it, if you want.

How to love/dislike an album: You can tell Apple Music if you love or dislike an album so that it can better tailor music suggestions to you. Tap on any album, and then select the button with the (…) three dots. From there, tap Love or Dislike, depending on your preference.

How to create a station from a song: Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap Create Station. This will create a radio station based on that specific song.

How to share a song: Want to share an album via Twitter, Facebook, or wherever? Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap Share Album, and then click how you’d like to share.

How to add a song to your Play Next queue: Apple Music can queue up songs you want to listen to while on the go. Just add it to your Play Next list. Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap “Play Next”.

How to add a song to a playlist: Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap Add to a Playlist, and then select which playlist (old or new).

How to download a song to your Library for offline listening: Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap Add to a Library. You will then be brought back to the music control menu. Tap the button with the (…) three dots again, and then select the Download option. Oh, and later you will see the option to remove it, if you want.

How to love/dislike a song: You can tell Apple Music if you love or dislike an song so that it can better tailor music suggestions to you. Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap Love or Dislike, depending on your preference.

How to see lyrics for a song: Can’t tell what the artist in a song is saying? Check out the lyrics in Apple Music. Tap on any song, and then from the music controls menu (tap it along the bottom to make it expand into a full screen card) select the button with the (…) three dots in the lower corner. From there, tap Lyrics.

Switch audio source for a song: Want to change from your iPhone to a connected speaker? Tap on any song, and then select the red arrow button with radio waves (it sits below the volume slider, alongside the button with the (…) three dots. From there, pick your audio source.

Share an artist: Like songs and albums, you can share an artist with a friend via social networks and messaging apps. Just tap on any artist’s page (search for an artist, then click his or her name to access the page, etc), then tap the button with the (…) three dots next to their name, and select Share Artist. From there, pick how you’d like to share.

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