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    Analyss14's Avatar
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    Default Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Figured it out. Bastards hid it under a drop down in the app instead of in the settings like it should be. Ha, probably should have waited a few more minutes before posting that question.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Maybe you could share what your found with everyone.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    It was pretty straightforward for me. Just tap "My Music" at the bottom. What drop down?
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Please tell me where you found this menu. I found it too and turned it off but now I want to turn it back on and can't find it anywhere
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamestoohey View Post
    Please tell me where you found this menu. I found it too and turned it off but now I want to turn it back on and can't find it anywhere
    You turned off "My Music"? How? I don't see an option to do that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    You turned off "My Music"? How? I don't see an option to do that.
    I don't see it either.
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    Tap the artist twisty

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    Then the show online option is at the bottom.

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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Select My Music > Library (at the top to the left of "Playlists") > Artists (below the "Recently Added>" albums). This will display options for displaying your music library and a toggle at the bottom for "Music Available Offline - Only show music stored this iPhone." Change that and it will only show the music downloaded to your phone.
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    Finally found it. Why they would make it so hard to find that is beyond me. Thanks for the tip guys!

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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    I agree it is not straight forward. Also seems all my music except one song has been removed from my phone. Could be the funky i unes interface i saw for the first time last night. Back to the drawing board tonight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Analyss14 View Post
    Figured it out. Bastards hid it under a drop down in the app instead of in the settings like it should be. Ha, probably should have waited a few more minutes before posting that question.
    Thank you! It still shows my whole library, faded, but at least useful. Hopefully I can make a playlist of only loaded traveling iTunes etc. almost makes me wish I didn't have such a huge library and just stuck to the radio. The real rub is that Apple has a nice table for "all music NOT on this device, as if there was no way I could have a library that exceeds the 128g of this phone
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    Making a playlist of Downloaded music, finally gives me the ability to shuffle only music I have already downloaded. Thanks for starting this thread, has always been annoyed about this but only now enough to search for a solution. Good grief, Apple!
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    Tap the artist twisty

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    Then the show online option is at the bottom.

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    You are a life saver! Thank you!
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Appreciate the previous solutions. But is there a way to actually only show music on device, instead of merely fading my entire library?
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    Default Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Quote Originally Posted by richardegamezjr View Post
    Appreciate the previous solutions. But is there a way to actually only show music on device, instead of merely fading my entire library?
    What do you mean by "fading your library"? Are you talking about music you have paid for or own?

    The music app:
    https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht204951

    Past purchases:
    https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht201272

    iCloud Music Library:
    https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht203564
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    It still shows my entire library, only faded. The song downloaded on this device appear in bold
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    Quote Originally Posted by richardegamezjr View Post
    It still shows my entire library, only faded. The song downloaded on this device appear in bold
    I'm not sure why your device is showing everything. If you followed what bamf-hacker posted, you should only be seeing downloaded music. Try rebooting your device and see if that corrects the issue.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    I have the same issue as richardegamezjr: no way to stop showing all music (though it does get greyed out if I select "Only Downloaded Music, Show only music available offline"), and no way to stop it from playing music that's not downloaded (unless in Airplane mode or otherwise without connection).

    Do you have iTunes Match as well as Apple Music? That may be the cause of the problem. But, there is no solution that I've found. What a terrible job Apple has done of dealing with iTunes Match and Apple Music.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnielsen08 View Post
    Select My Music > Library (at the top to the left of "Playlists") > Artists (below the "Recently Added>" albums). This will display options for displaying your music library and a toggle at the bottom for "Music Available Offline - Only show music stored this iPhone." Change that and it will only show the music downloaded to your phone.
    Thank you so much! I've found it now, it was really annoying me.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Dan LG View Post
    Thank you so much! I've found it now, it was really annoying me.
    Anoner thing - to see the 'only show music...'option, you also need to turn off home sharing, because otherwise it will be replaced with a home sharing option and menu.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    I simply turn of Cellular Data in Settings Music if I want only my downloaded or cached songs to play without burning through my cellular data.
    Saves me the hassle to go through the Show Music Available Offline.

    Also, showing offline music only shows downloaded music, whereas disabling cellular data also lets you play cached songs.
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    Default Re: Apple Music - How to show only music on device?

    Settings>Music>Celluar Data>Turn off downloads

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