How To Turn Off Icloud Music Library

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Icloud Music Library is a music library feature of IOS devices and Mac computers. It allows users to store their music library on Apple’s servers, and access it from any device with the Icloud Music Library app installed.

The service was announced at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference on June 5, 2017, and released alongsde the iOS 11 beta on June 6, 2017.

The release of Icloud Music Library faced criticism for its removal of user-selectable downloads and forced uploads of all local files, which some users saw as a violation of their privacy.

However, it is possble to turn off Icloud Music Library. To do this, simply go to the Settings app on your IOS device, then tap on the Music section. From there, you will see an option to turn off Icloud Music Library.

Doing this will disable the ability to access your music library from any device, but will also free up space on your IOS device, as all of your music will no longer be stored on Apple’s servers.

If you lter decide that you want to use Icloud Music Library again, simply follow the same steps and turn it back on.

How Do I Turn Off ICloud Music Library On My Iphone?

To turn off iCloud music library on your iPhone:

1. Navigate to Settings.

2. Tap “Music”.

3. Do the following:

For a device using iOS 13, iPadOS 13, or later:

Turn off Sync Library.

For a device uing an earlier version of iOS:

Turn off iCloud Music Library.

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How Do I Turn Off ICloud Music Library In ITunes?

ITunes > Preferences:

Under the General tab, uncheck the iCloud Music Library option.

How Do You Turn Off ICloud?

To turn off iCloud on an iPad, go to Settings -> iCloud and slide the iCloud Backup switch to the OFF position. This will disable iCloud for that device.

What Happens If You Turn Off Sync Library On IPhone?

If you stop syncing, normally the music on the phone will disappear. It shold resync when syncing is turned back on.

How Do I Stop My IPhone From Syncing Music?

If you want to stop your iPhone from syncing music, you can go to Settings > Music and turn off the Sync Library option. If you don’t have an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription, you won’t see this option.

What Does It Mean When ICloud Music Library Is On?

ICloud Music Library is a feature of Apple’s iCloud service that allows you to store your personal music library online. When iCloud Music Library is on, your music will be matched (or uploaded, if there’s no match available) to songs listed on the iTunes Store. You can then stream and download them — DRM-free — to up to ten oher registered devices in your possession.

how to turn off icloud music library

What Is ICloud Music Library In ITunes?

ICloud music library is a feature in iTunes that allows users to store their personal music library online. iCloud music library can be used to store tracks that are matched to songs on the iTunes Store, or tracks that are uploaded directly if no match is available. iCloud music library is available on PC, Mac and iOS devices.

How Do I Transfer Music From ICloud To IPhone Using ITunes?

To transfer music from iCloud to your iPhone, you will need to have iTunes installed on your computer. First, open up iTunes and sign in with your Apple ID. Next, click on the “iCloud” tab in the left-hand column of iTunes. Underneath “Music,” you should see a list of all of the music in your iCloud Music Library. To download music from iCloud to your iPhone, simply click on the cloud icon next to each song or album that you want to add to your iPhone. After downloading the music, it will automatically be added to your iPhone’s music library.

Where Is ICloud Music Setting On IPhone?

The iCloud Music setting is located in the Settings app on your iPhone. To access it, open the Settings app and scroll down util you see the Music option. Tap on it, and then toggle iCloud Music Library on.

How Do I Separate My Apple Music Libraries?

There are a few ways to separate your Apple Music libraries. One way is to create a new library. To do this, hold down the Option key while you reopen the Music app. In the window that appears, click Create Library. You can also choose a different library by clicking Choose Library.


If you decide that you no longer want to use iCloud Music Library, it’s easy to turn off. Simply navigate to the Music settings on your iPhone or iPad and toggle iCloud Music Library off. If you have iTunes installed on your computer, you can also turn it off in the Preferences menu. Keep in mind that if you stop syncing music with iCloud Music Library, it will disappear from your device. However, it will resync when turned back on.

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