Change General preferences in Music on Mac
In the Music app on your Mac, use the General pane in Music preferences to specify a library name, choose how to show lists and more.
To change these preferences, choose Music > Preferences, then click General.
Select to access your music library on this computer.
When you make purchases from the iTunes Store on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or on another computer, the purchased items are automatically downloaded to this computer.
Always check for available downloads
Music displays the number of items you previously purchased from the iTunes Store but didn’t download.
Display or hide the iTunes Store in the sidebar.
Display or hide star ratings for songs.
Songs list tickboxes
Display or hide tickboxes when viewing items in your library in a list.
Change the text size when viewing items in your library in a list.
When song changes
Display a notification from Notification Centre when a new song begins to play.
When a CD is inserted
If your computer has a CD or DVD drive, or if you have an external drive connected to your computer, choose what happens when you insert a CD. See Import songs from CDs.
Automatically retrieve CD track names from the Internet
If your computer has a CD or DVD drive, or if you have an external drive connected to your computer, choose to automatically display song and artist names when you insert an audio CD (to retrieve track names, you must be connected to the internet).