How To Turn Off iCloud Music Library
iCloud Music Library is a great way to keep your music library synced across all of your Apple devices, but some users may prefer to keep their music library stored locally. If you’d like to turn off iCloud Music Library on your Apple devices, here’s a guide to show you how to do it.
Step 1: Open Settings
The first step is to open the Settings app on your Apple device. You can find this app in the home screens or in the dock on an iPad, or in the app list for an iPhone or iPod touch. Once you’ve opened it, you’ll be ready to proceed.
Step 2: Find iCloud and iTunes & App Store
Once the Settings app is open, your next step is to find and tap the iCloud and iTunes & App Store options. These can be found in the left-hand menu of the Settings app. Once you have selected these options, you will be ready to turn off iCloud Music Library.
Step 3: Turn Off iCloud Music Library
Once inside the iCloud and iTunes & App Store settings, you’ll see an option near the top of the screen that reads “iCloud Music Library”. Just tap the switch next to it to turn off the feature. You’ll then be asked to confirm that you’d like to turn off iCloud Music Library.
Step 4: Confirm
To confirm that you’d like to turn off iCloud Music Library, just tap the “Turn Off” button in the confirmation window. Once this is done, all of your music library will be stored locally and no longer synced from the cloud. It’s important to note that you won’t lose any content when you turn off iCloud Music Library.
Turning off iCloud Music Library is a quick and easy process. Just follow the steps outlined above and you’ll be able to keep your music stored locally and not synced to the cloud.
Are songs removed from iCloud Music Library taken off all other Apple devices associated with the same Apple ID?
Yes, content that is removed from iCloud Music Library is removed from all other Apple devices associated with the same Apple ID. This includes computers and iOS devices like iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches.
Can I continue to access my music using iTunes after turning off iCloud Music Library?
Yes, you can still access and manage your music on iTunes even after turning off iCloud Music Library. Any music previously downloaded to your iTunes library won’t be deleted and can be played regardless of iCloud Music Library status.
What are the steps to disable iCloud Music Library?
1. Open the Music app on your device.
2. Select the “My Music” tab at the bottom of the screen.
3. Tap the “Settings” icon in the top left corner of the screen.
4. Tap the “iCloud Music Library” option.
5. Slide the “iCloud Music Library” switch to the left so it turns grey, indicating the feature is disabled.
6. Confirm that you want to disable iCloud Music Library.
7. The feature will now be disabled and you can quit the Settings menu.
Is there a way to selectively choose the songs and albums to remove from iCloud Music Library?
Yes, you can choose the songs and albums that you want to remove from iCloud Music Library. In the Music app, navigate to the album or song you want to remove and select the “Delete from Library” option. This will remove the item from iCloud Music Library but you can still access it from your device or re-add it from the iTunes Store.
Will song play counts and ratings remain when iCloud Music Library is turned off?
No, when iCloud Music Library is turned off, any song play counts and ratings associated with the songs will not persist. All of the library information associated with that account is stored in iCloud and will not be available when iCloud Music Library is turned off.
Is there an option to turn iCloud Music Library back on after it has been disabled?
Yes, you can turn iCloud Music Library back on at any time. To do this, open the Music app on your device and go to Settings. Then, toggle the iCloud Music Library switch to the ON position.
What happens if I turn off iCloud Music Library?
If you turn off iCloud Music Library, any music you have stored in the cloud will no longer be accessible from your other devices through iTunes. It will also prevent any new music from being synced from iTunes on your devices to your iCloud Music Library.