How to Restore Your Apple Music Library

If you’ve been apple music subscriber for a while, you may have noticed that your music library has gotten a bit cluttered.

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Open the Music app.

Open the Music app. If you don’t see your music, follow the steps below.

1. On your iPhone, iPad, ipod touch
Tap Library. If you see a cloud instead of a song, tap the song to download it.
2. On your Mac:
Open the Music app. From the menu bar at the top of your screen, choose Music > Preferences. Click General. Select Sync Library to turn it on. If you don’t subscribe apple music you won’t see an option to turn on Sync Library.

To download all of your music to your computer, choose Songs from the sidebar on the left, then click Download All under My Music (or Download Selected Items under My Music).

Tap the Library tab.

In the Library tab, you’ll see all of the music that you’ve added to apple music library, as well as any playlists that you’ve created. To add music to your library, tap the Add Music button, then select the music that you want to add.

If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, you can also download songs, albums, and playlists that you’ve added to your library so that you can listen to them offline. To do this, tap the Download button next to the item that you want to download.

Tap Songs, Albums, or Artists.

You can redownload any of your previously purchased songs, albums, or artists from the App Store. If you use iCloud Music Library, have downloaded music from Apple Music, or have ripped songs from CDs, this music is likely still in your Apple Music Library.

To check if your music is still in your iCloud Music Library:

Open the Music app.
Tap the Library tab.
Tap Songs, Albums, or Artists.

Tap the More button .

Open apple music app and go to the Songs tab.

Tap the More button , then tap Songs.

Tap the checkbox next to each song or album that you want to add, tap Add, then tap Done.

Tap Add to Library.

Whether you’ve got a brand new iPhone or iPad or an older model that you’re wanting to give new life too, one of the first things you’ll want to do is set up your Apple Music Library. This is the cloud-based service that allows you to stream and download millions of songs, create and share your own playlists, listen to specially curated Beats 1 radio, and much more.

If you’re coming from an iOS device that already had an Apple Music Library on it, then all of your content should already be there waiting for you — but if not, or if you’re starting from scratch, here’s how to get everything up and running.

Full guide: How to Restore Your Apple Music Library

Choose Add to Library.

In the Music app on your Mac, click in the search field at the top of the Library tab, then type what you’re looking for. As you type, results appear in real time.

To select all Songs or Albums, or only certain ones, click the checkbox next to each item. To play an item, double-click it.

When find what you want to add to your library, do one of the following:

To add a song: Hover your pointer over the item, then click the Add button .
To add an album: Click the album’s name.

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