How to access Chinese instruments and loops in GarageBand for iOS

Learn how to access Chinese instruments, Apple Loops, and Live Loops templates in GarageBand for iOS.

GarageBand for iOS offers a collection of Chinese traditional instruments—the Pipa, the Erhu, and Chinese Percussion—along with Chinese Apple Loops and Live Loops templates. If you have a Chinese keyboard installed on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, Chinese instruments and loops are automatically turned on. If not, you can manually turn on Chinese Instruments in the Advanced Settings menu of GarageBand.

On iPhone and iPod touch

  1. Open GarageBand.
  2. Tap the Settings button  in the control bar, and then tap Song. 
    On an iPhone 6 Plus, tap the Song Settings button  in the control bar.
  3. Tap Advanced.
  4. Turn on Chinese Instruments.

On iPad

  1. Open GarageBand.
  2. Tap the Song Settings button  in the control bar. 
  3. Tap Advanced.
  4. Turn on Chinese Instruments.

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