Apple Music

How to use Apple Music as your alarm

Apple Music Tips

Thanks to the offline music option in Apple Music you can now make any song in Apple's iTunes library your alarm sound. The process is the same as setting a song in your own library as your alarm, and it does not require a paid subscription. There are a lot of a steps, but it is pretty simple once you get the hang of it. Here's how to make any Apple Music song your iOS alarm tone:

How do I make songs available for offline listening on Apple Music?

You can download songs from Apple Music for offline listening by tapping the three dots next to the track and selecting "Make Available Offline". Saving tracks to your device for offline listening can help save data when you want to listen to music without a Wi-Fi connection. Remember, you must enable your device to use cellular data if you want to download any songs without a Wi-Fi connection. You can do this in the iTunes & App Store section in the Settings app.

Apple Music Guide: Learn how to navigate Apple's new music streaming service

Apple Music Icon

Apple Music was not only met with mixed reviews, but it also has iPhone and iPad owners asking a lot of questions. For starters, there is no "Apple Music" app added to your device when you install iOS 8.4. Instead you can find all the Apple Music services, such as the Beats 1 radio station, in your existing Music app, which is now white. Apple Music does not replace your music library. You can still access all the albums and songs you purchased from iTunes or added to your device in the My Music section in the Music app.

How do I uninstall / delete Apple Music?

If you have updated your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad to iOS 8.4 then there is no way to uninstall or delete Apple Music from your device, but you can avoid paying the monthly subscription fee by following these instructions:

1. Open the Music app on your iPad or iPhone.
2. Tap the Profile icon in the upper left hand corner.
3. Tap View Apple ID.
4. Enter your Apple ID password.
5. Scroll down to "Subscriptions" then tap Manage.
6. Tap the Automatic Renewal slider so it is OFF.

How to disable the automatic renewal of your free Apple Music trial

Apple Music Automatic Renewal

As promised, Apple launched its new music streaming service on June 30, 2015. The service offers both a free and paid option for all iPhone and iPad users who upgraded to iOS 8.4, but using the free tier can be a bit confusing. Users must sign up for the free 3 month trial period to access any of the Apple Music features. This means you must disable the free trial option if you do not want to pay $9.99 a month once it expires. Here's how:

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