The social features of Spotify are designed to help users discover new music from friends and artists alike. Did you know that your followers can see what music you've been listening to? While some may enjoy sharing their latest listening habits, there can be times when more privacy is wanted. Spotify offers options to hide the activity in your public profile.
Entering video mode on the iPhone Camera app instantly shuts down any playing audio. iOS is set up this way because most people are interested in recording whatever sounds are happening in the video. The camera feature known as Quick Take allows music to continue playing over the iPhone speaker while a new video is recording.
The Music app on a macOS computer can be used to create a free ringtone for iPhone. Making a ringtone from a song or Voice Memo in the Music library takes a few steps. Once the ringtone is created, it can be transferred to the iPhone and used for phone calls, incoming Messages, and other alerts. There are some songs that are copyright protected, which means that a ringtone cannot be made from that file.
Follow these steps on your Mac to make a free ringtone with Music. Once the ringtone has been created, copy the ringtone to your iPhone with the instructions below.
Now that Siri can recognize third-party music apps on the HomePod, users of other services can easily play content from sources other than Apple Music. For example, playing a song on Pandora is simple as adding the words "on Pandora" to the end of your request. But how can one change the default music service on HomePod?
Getting the name of a song that's playing can be as easy as launching Shazam from the Control Center. But what happens when the song is only playing in your head? Google has launched a new service to help identify mystery songs with just your voice.