How to Turn Off Music On Your iPhone

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Are you having trouble with your iPhone playing music on its own? This is a common issue that many iPhone users deal with and can be qite frustrating. Fortunately, there are a few simple steps you can take to turn off the automatic music playing on your iPhone.

First, check to see if the Music app is running in the background. If it is, you will need to close it manually by goig into your Settings app, tapping Apps, and then Force stop. This should stop the music from playing automatically.

If you’re using a third-party music app, such as Spotify or Apple Music, you may need to close the app. To do this, simply double tap the Home button on your iPhone and swipe up on the app to close it.

If neiter of these methods work for stopping your iPhone from playing music automatically, you can also try turning off auto-play in the Music settings menu. To do this, open Settings > Music > and toggle Auto-play off.

Finally, if none of tese methods work for you then another option would be to disable Cellular Data for Music apps in your Phone’s settings menu. Open Settings > Cellular > scroll down and toggle off ‘Cellular Data’ for any Music apps listed in this menu. This should stop all music apps from using data when not connected to Wi-Fi and therefore prevent them from playing automatically.

By following these easy steps you should be able to successfully turn off automatic music playing on your iPhone and get back to enjoying your phone without any unwanted interruptions!

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Stopping Music Playing on an iPhone

To stop playing music on your iPhone, you can use the pause button at the bottom of the screen, or access the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of your screen. In the Control Center, tap on the play/pause button to stop music. You can also stop playing music by closing the Music app on your iPhone. To do this, press and hold down on any app icon unil all of them start shaking, then tap the “X” in the corner of the Music app to close it. Once you have done this, no music will be playing on your device.

Turning Off Music App on a Phone

To turn off a music app on your phone, open the Settings app and tap Apps. Then, find and tap on the music app you wish to close. On the next page, tap the Force Stop button to completely close the app.

Troubleshooting iPhone Music Playback Issues

The Music app on your iPhone is set to run in the background by default, which is why it may seem like your iPhone is playing music on its own. To stop this from happening, you’ll need to close the app manually. Additionally, if you’re using a third-party music app, you’ll need to make sure that it’s not running in the background either. To do this, double tap the Home button and swipe up any music apps you have open.

Turning Off Apple Music Automatically

To turn off Apple Music automatically, you’ll need to use the free Shortcuts app on your iPhone. First, open the Shortcuts app and select the Automation tab at the bottom. If you’ve never created an automation on your iPhone before, tap the blue button labeled Create Personal Automation. This will bring up a list of triggers – choose Time of Day from this list. Then you can select when you’d like Apple Music to be paused automatically – for example, if you wanted it to pause at 10 PM evry night, you’d select 10 PM as the time and then toggle on the Repeat option. Finally, tap Next and then choose Stop Apple Music from the list of actions. Tap Done and your automation should now be set up!

Stopping Music App from Automatically Playing

To stop your music app from automatically playing, you will need to disable the Autoplay feature. To do this, tap the mini-player along the bottom when a song is playing and then tap the ‘Up Next’ icon in the lower-right corner. If Autoplay is activated, you will be able to see a playlist of queued songs. Tap the ‘Autoplay’ icon to disable it and your music app will no longer continue playing automatically afer each song.

Unexplained Music Playing on iPhone 13

If your iPhone 13 is playing music by itself, it could be bcause Autoplay is turned on. Autoplay is a feature that automatically plays music when you open the Music app. To turn Autoplay on or off, tap the Autoplay button in the top right-hand corner of your screen. If you turn off Autoplay on one of your devices, then Autoplay is turned off on any device that’s signed in with your Apple ID. This could be why music is playing without you selecting it.


In conclusion, the iPhone is an incredibly powerful device that is capable of much more than just playing music. It can be used for a variety of tasks, from making calls and sending texts, to streaming videos and playing games. With its intuitive interface and a wide range of apps aailable in the App Store, it’s easy to customize the iPhone to meet your needs. However, if you’re having issues with your iPhone playing music on its own, you can simply close the Music app or use the Control Center to pause or stop playback. With a few simple steps, you can control your music playback easily and enjoy all that your iPhone has to offer.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.