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How to Access iCloud Music Library on iOS 13? Learn More!

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Daniel Evans

January 26, 2018 (Updated: September 6, 2019锛

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How to Access iCloud Music Library on Different Devices?

Many people may ask, "where is my iCloud music library" after subscribing Apple Music or iTunes Match service. In other words, how do you access iCloud music library? Here in this part, we focus on iCloud music library accessing on different devices (iOS devices, PC and Mac, etc.).

Enable iCloud Music Library on iOS Device:

Firstly, we take an iPhone as an example to show you how to enable and access iCloud music library on an iOS device. The step-by-step guide also applies to iPad and iPod. After enter the home screen of you iPhone, tap "Settings" to enter the Settings panel where you need to scroll down to find "Music" button, and then enter "Music" to toggle "iCloud Music Library" to green.You have enabled "iCloud Music Library" function on your iPhone.


Enable iCloud Music Library on PC/Mac:

Secondly, we move to enable and access iCloud music library on computer (PC or Mac). Kick off iTunes on your computer and follow the guide below to enable iCloud music library.

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Extension: Transfer Music Between iOS 12 Device and iTunes with iMyFone TunesMate

iCloud music library is very convenient, as it allows users to enjoy music wherever they go. But sometimes, iCloud music library keeps turning off. In this occasion, how can you access iCloud Music Library? Transferring music between iOS 12 devices and iTunes seems to be an effective solution. To transfer music between iOS device and iTunes, many people would choose iTunes itself. Yes, indeed, iTunes is a good way to transfer music between iOS device and iTunes. However, this method has many disadvantages, including but not limited to iOS data overriding, iTunes limitations and error. For user-friendly perspective, I would choose a better way to transfer music. Here comes a good iTunes alternative - iMyFone TunesMate.

No data overriding, no iTunes limitations, no iTunes error, iMyFone TunesMate enables you to transfer not only music, but also videos and photos between iOS 12 devices and iTunes/computer. Moreover, it allows you to manage apps on your iPhone.

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Key Features:

  • No Data Loss During Music Library Transferring: iOS 12 data is safe with this iPhone transfer
  • Bypass iTunes Limitations and iTunes Error: As the best iTunes alternative, the program perfectly get rid of iTunes limitations/error, such as up to 5 devices limited, one-way transfer limited, Erasing Data While Syncing, etc.
  • Support Various Data Types: mu褧褨褋, mu褧褨褋 playl褨褧t褧, m芯v褨械褧, camera r芯ll images, 褉h芯t芯 l褨br邪r褨械褧, 褉芯d褋邪褧t褧, iTunes U, etc. are all supported.
  • Transfer data from unlimited iDevices and unlimited iTunes libraries: TunesMate can transfer iOS data to and from unlimited devices or iTunes libraries.

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#1: Transfer iTunes Music to iOS 12 Device with iMyFone TunesMate:

Step 1Run iMyFone TunesMate to enter the Home interface, and connect your iOS device, be it iPhone, iPad, or iPod, to your computer with USB cable.


Step 2Tap "Transfer iTunes Media to iDevice" button on the Home interface to scan iTunes library.


Step 3All iTunes media files will be showed in a list, and checked by default. You are allowed to select and uncheck item you don't want to transfer, and click "Transfer" button at the bottom.



Step 4When music transferring process completes, click "OK" button to conclude the whole process.


#2: Transfer Music from iOS 12 Device to iTunes with iMyFone TunesMate:

On Home interface of iMyFone TunesMate, users can one-click to transfer iDevice media to iTunes, similar to method above. But here we would like to focus on how to transfer music from iOS 12 device to iTunes under Music tab.

Step 1Connect your iOS 12 device to your computer with USB cable, kick off iMyFone TunesMate, and go to Music module by clicking "Music" tab at the top. Choose and check any music files that you want to transfer, and click "Export > Export to iTunes" at the top bar.


Step 2Click "OK" button after "Export Successfully" message pops up.


With methods and tips listed above, you have learnt how to access iCloud Music Library, and you can just enjoy iCloud Music Library whenever and wherever you want!

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