Apple Music is one of the most popular streaming services in the world. If the number of paying subscribers is anything to go by, you would understand why it even stands more popular than Spotify. It is a marvelous music app that comes preloaded on all Mac devices. That said, the app can be confusing for newbies. Well, we share some useful hacks to improve you can leverage to improve your experience and get the most out of your subscription.
1. Create, And Organize Your Playlist
Creating a playlist on your apple music is so easy. Once you do, you can share it with your friends, and also make changes as you desire. You can create a new playlist then add new songs, delete old ones and rearrange the track list. You can create several playlists and access them through the library icon of the app. What’s more interesting is that you can organize your music systematically using smart playlists.
2. Create Stations
Did you know that you have the option of listening to related songs of the track that you are playing? Yes, by clicking on create a station on the three-dotted menus, you can listen to other related songs. Below is how to do it:
- Find a song you like
- Press and hold it in the list. If playing the song, click the ellipsis (three dots) button in the bottom right of the screen.
- Select Create Station from the action menu that pops
- A new station based on your selection will begin playing
3. Remove Duplicates
Duplicates are quite common with any device. Most times you find yourself with both the album and the live version of the song. In fact, the longer you have been using the apps to manage the music, the more likely you have multiple copies of the same song. To save on storage, simply clear the duplicates. You can do it manually, or use a tool.
To do it manually, select the duplicate song(s) that you wish to duplicate, hit the delete key on the keyboard, and click delete song.
To save time, you can use a tool to delete all duplicates and organize files in your Mac. You can learn more about using software, and get the job done in minutes. It will certainly make your life much easier! It will also keep your device organized.
4. Set Up Automatic Downloads
Streaming can be so taxing on the battery. To avoid this, you can download all songs to make them available for offline listening. Go to your Phone setting- Music and enable the option of automatic downloads.
5. Adjust Your EQ Setting
To get the most of your listening experience, you can try to play around with the equalizer. The equalizer changes the frequency of the sound, adjusting things like the bass, deep, tremble, etc. Now imagine what you can do with more than 23 EQ Settings offered by apple based on different genres. Great, right? What’s interesting is that you can adjust the EQ setting from within the Apple Music app. Open the Settings app, scroll down and select music, and then select the EQ tab.
6. Take Advantage Of Quick Actions
Another great hack is taking time to learn all the great shortcuts and secrets. You don’t need to spend hours trying to download or move songs. Learn how to quickly access menus using 3D touch. For instance, once you master this, you can simply, long press on a song, and get fast access, and decide what to do. You can choose to download the song, add it to a station, playlist, etc.
These are just some of the useful hacks when using the apple music app. You should also learn to stop songs from flooding your library, save battery, how to download the whole music library, turn off shuffle, display lyrics and so much more. Learning some of these tricks will enhance your experience!
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