None of this was actually downloaded to the phone and all my playlists were missing too. When I restored, I got a warning that 21 items could not be synced, and to check iTunes for more details. I wish Apple had more utilities like Windows does. Thats the core issue and everyone at apple just keeps adding more stuff to a very flawed service that it is to begin with. And contrary to popular belief, software makers do not explicitly add bugs to their software.
I do use Memory Doctor, regularly, to keep the memory clear, and clear out unused apps from memory. It is disappointing that even under almost ideal conditions, one device only, almost no legacy music, Apple Music still cannot keep track of the status of songs. This ran my battery down, and continued to interrupt me with alerts it couldn't download a song. If nothing else, I may just dedicate a day to restore the darn thing and see how it goes. If your music is stored on your phone's drive, it may help to fully reboot your phone by holding the power button down until the red slide bar appears, then sliding the bar across. Doing this immediately synced the untransferrable songs on my iTunes to my iPhone. Here's a quick couple of Smart Playlists you can make in iTunes on your Mac that will collect anything you've downloaded from Apple Music or downloaded recently.
Some of the songs will not stay downloaded. Not all content is available in all countries or regions. But in all cases that I've been able to determine as resolved, it's been this issue. Step 3: Export the music files you backed up to iTunes Library again. The Settings app now shows 13 songs on the iPhone.
Perhaps you are looking for an iCloud independent solution, in which case this response will be useless. Hi Twerppoet, I am trying to download it. Maybe the music file is missing on your computer but still listed in your iTunes Library, and you synced it with your iDevice , or maybe the file is corrupt or modified in some way, and this makes the songs unreadable on iTunes or iDevice. Listen to a 90-second preview of select songs before you buy. It's frustrating that a lot of these issues aren't consistent.
Depending on the size of your collection, this could take a while. That familiarity keeps me from spotting most issues, since it just works for me the majority of the time. Downloading your music to iPhone for offline listening is also a good way to save on cellular data. The Settings app showed 544 songs on the iPhone. If you have the same issue on your iPhone, fix it with the solutions below. I have like 50 songs already and they play normally, but I can't add any more nor follow any artists. In the morning it had only downloaded about 1,800 songs, and had failed to download a great many songs saying they were no longer available, or couldn't be downloaded at this time.
I tried removing all the music from the iPhone and resyncing, but they still were not transferred. Make sure that you have turned on iCloud Music Library. We discussed the previous attempts and noted when I wiped the iPhone to the factory settings, I had restored the phone from my iTunes backup. Here's how you can get it to work. Downloading a song for offline listening simply allows you to enjoy the music when you have no internet connections. Then I opened the Music app, which again showed all the songs and playlists in My Music, but none were downloaded. If the downloaded Apple Music songs won't play not matter what you do, you can try using a different Apple Music Downloader to download songs for offline listening.
Also, with some podcasts and the like, they are not stored in your phone's music location and they can't be streamed to the Sonos system. I knew he was going to recommend wiping it again, and this time do a clean install, which in my case would be extremely time consuming. You can stream that music from Apple Music to Sonos though. And if songs in iTunes won't copy to iPod, you can try the following solutions as well. They will show under My Music within the app. Yes, it sucks, but it's similar to every other streaming service. They then don't play from your actual phone they are fetched by Sonos from the Apple Servers and played directly.
Go to Settings to turn on the Airplane Mode. As soon as I click on the cloud, the circle starts, then finishes, but goes back to a cloud. Requires compatible hardware and software and Internet access fees may apply. I began downloading songs, which takes forever. If you have more local tracks than that, though, don't panic: You can still use iCloud Music Library. Once downloaded they appear in your library as normal.
I download a large portion of the music so I can play over bluetooth in the car and boat without consuming my data plan. Here's how to check and see if the song you want to listen to is truly unavailable—or just hiding in the Apple Music catalog. Pinkstone had a backup of his music files. It does not apply to 'rented' or 'streamed' music. I have the support person's direct line and email address.
Update Apple Music app to the latest version. Problem 7 - Apple Music Deleting Songs It's annoying to find that some songs are missing or being deleted by Apple at times. If the above methods are not working, you can try rebooting the phone. I took a nap and was happy to see it had now successfully downloaded almost all the remaining songs. On this page, choose Music and your purchased songs will appear. If you cancel your Apple Music subscription, any files from that service that you saved will disappear; but your original files will still remain on your computer.