Apple Music not working iOS 16

After updating the iPhone device to iOS 16, there have been many complaints that I came across on the internet, such as Apple music not working properly, and there were issues where the app also won’t open to play a song to play. Apple Music is one of the most used and popular apps in the Apple world. And since it is used daily by almost all iPhone users, you soon noticed that it was not working as usual. After the iOS 16 update, it encountered some issues that prevented Apple Music from working properly. It may even be due to the series of bugs that came with the iOS 16 release.

If you are also facing certain issues while using Apple Music, then this article is for you. Read on till the end to learn some of the solutions so that you can get Apple Music working like before again. Apple Music not working may not be entirely to blame for iOS 16 update, we also need to consider several factors such as unable to sync music, unable to log in, items not available, app not opening, songs not working download, etc.

Methods for Apple Music not working iOS 16

Sign out of the iCloud account

The first thing you can try is logging out and back in to your iCloud account. If there is a problem with the iCloud account, it can be solved by logging in again.

  1. Open the settings app on your device.
  2. Go to the music tab.
  3. Turn off Show Apple Music.
  4. Now go back to the main settings app page.
  5. Click iCloud/Your Profile.
  6. Sign in to your iCloud account.

Apple Music subscription: active

Make sure you have an active Apple Music subscription. To check if your music subscription membership is active, go to the settings app > profile > iTunes & app store > your Apple ID > subscriptions.

Enable Sync Library / Show Apple Music / iCloud Music Library

To use the Apple Music app properly, you need to turn on sync library, show Apple Music and iCloud music library. If these options are already enabled, you must disable them, wait 60 seconds, and then enable them again.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Go to the music tab.
  3. Enable Show Apple Music, Sync Library and iCloud Music Library.

Check the network connection

If you don’t have a stable network connection, your music app may not be working properly. Make sure you have a stable network connection and that you have enabled mobile data. To check if it’s enabled, go to the settings app > Music > use mobile data > enable.

Restart your iPhone

Another thing you can try is rebooting your device, this can fix a lot of issues and clear and refresh the system of any bugs. restarting your device fixes almost all issues except just the Apple Music app. Press and hold the power button for a few seconds and swipe right to the power off slider on your device. Then press and hold the power button again and release it when you see the Apple logo.

Reset network settings

If there is a problem with the network, you can solve it by resetting the network settings.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Go to the General tab.
  3. Click Transfer or Reset iPhone.
  4. Tap the reset button.
  5. Select the Reset network settings option.
  6. Enter the passcode to confirm your actions.

That’s it, folks! Try these solutions mentioned above to fix the issues and get Apple Music working again on iOS 16 devices. These are the few tricks you can try, if these solutions don’t work for you then you need to file a complaint with Apple Care Support or visit the nearby Apple Store to resolve the issue.

Until next time, with another topic. Until then, Toodles.

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