Creating a playlist is one of the most basic features people look for in a music app. Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Pandora and the rest all let their users put together custom playlists with their favorite music. Here's how to make one in Apple Music on your iPhone or iPad:
An alternative to making a playlist with all of your favorite songs is to create and curate a radio station that plays songs you like. Doing this will not only introduce you to some new music you might like, but it will add some variability to your tunes as well - with a playlist you know exactly what songs to expect, even with shuffle, but a radio station will always give you some new ones. Most music services offer this feature, including Apple Music. Here's how to create and customize a radio station in Apple Music on your iPhone:
If it is time for you to switch your music service from Apple Music to Spotify or something else because you don't like the interface or the library isn't cutting it for you or for any other reason, obviously you'll want to cancel your subscription first. You'll also want to cancel if you have signed up for a free trial period and decide you don't want it, otherwise you will be subscribed automatically and pay $9.99 for the first month after the free period ends.
You can unsubscribe through the app or through Settings, here's how to do it on iPhone and iPad:
Listening to tracks from a variety of albums on Apple Music can be seamless and convenient. Until you find yourself reaching for the volume buttons too frequently. Depending on the track, the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch may jump in loudness between tracks or different audio sources. There is a simple way to quickly make sure the next song doesn't play too loudly (or softly).
If you are new to iPhone and the Apple ecosystem or you just want to try something other than Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music or whatever service you normally use, Apple Music is worth checking out. It is simple to join and right now you can enjoy its huge music library for three months, free of charge. Here's how to sign up for Apple Music from your iPhone or iPad: