Apple Music ads annoying you? Here’s how you can stop them from popping up in the music app.
Apple users that don’t have a subscription to Apple Music have been complaining that the Music app on iPhones and iPads intermittently show popup ads pushing them to join Apple’s Music subscription service.
That might only have been a minor inconvenience if the ads didn’t impede currently playing music.
But they outright pause a playlist’s flow forcing users to manually change music every time the ad appears.
How the music app works is that it’s a regular music player with the added ability to host Apple Music.
“This just started. On my brand new iPad Pro, when I choose a song within an iTunes playlist I get a pop up ad for Apple Music. I do NOT want Apple Music and I do NOT want to have this Ad preventing me from playing a song in the middle of a playlist. I am a fitness instructor and occasionally want to skip around in a playlist. This is very annoying and unacceptable. How can I disable this?”
Having said that, here is a really simple way you can stop Apple Music ads from popping up in the Music app on your iPhones and iPads.
How to stop Apple Music ads popping up in the Music app on iPhone and iPad
Head over to Settings
Scroll down a bit and tap on the Music tab
Toggle Show Apple Music off
This should do it for you.
If Apple Music still pops up, you can try Logging out of your Apple ID and logging back in.
Apple Music currently has around 70 million subscribers which is much less than Spotify’s 125 million subscribers.
To cope up with the competition, Apple sometimes adopts aggressive measures such as pop-up ads in the Music app on iPhones and iPads.
But often, it costs users unprecedented trouble.
Moreover, Apple offers people a choice to opt-out of ads in iTunes, App Store, and the Apple News app. If only Apple Music had this option…
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