Symbols used in Music on Mac
When you import songs and music videos, symbols indicate their status. Other symbols are buttons that you can click to do tasks.
The song can’t be located; it may have been moved or deleted.
The song is stored on the internet; when you click the song, it’s streamed live to your computer.
The song will be included in the specified action. For example, only songs with a checkmark are imported when you import a CD.
The song is playing.
Click to eject a CD or disconnect a device.
Click to let Music choose a song and then play songs that go well with it.
A playlist created by Music based on a song.
A playlist you create based on criteria you specify.
A playlist you create or one from an Apple Music contributor.
The song, album, or playlist is available to add to your music library.
The song, album, or playlist is available to download from your music library to your computer.
The song, album, or playlist is downloaded to your computer.
The song or album is available to download from your (or your family’s) purchases to your computer.
The song can’t be uploaded to your music library. For example, the song file might be larger than 200 MB, or encoded at 96 kbps or less.
Your music library contains duplicate versions of this song, and only the other version was uploaded to your music library.
The song is being matched, but the process hasn’t been completed yet.
Click to let Apple Music know that you love the song, album, or artist; after you click it, the button turns red.
You loved the song, album, or artist.
You disliked the song, album, or artist.
An item contains explicit content (such as lyrics).
The speaker is available using AirPlay.
AirPods are available.
HomePod is available using AirPlay.
A stereo pair of HomePods is available using AirPlay.
A group with a HomePod and a speaker is available using AirPlay.
An AirPlay device has an error.
You need to enter a password to connect to the AirPlay-enabled speaker.
You selected an AirPlay-enabled device but haven’t entered its password.