Turn on iCloud Music Library

When iCloud Music Library is turned on, you can access your entire music collection across your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, Mac, or PC.

With your Apple Music subscription, you can access your music library on all of your devices as long as you're signed in to all of your devices with the same Apple ID and iCloud Music Library is turned on.

Apple Music features and content varies by country and region.

Turn on iCloud Music Library

Make sure that you're signed in to all of your devices with the Apple ID that you use for your Apple Music subscription. Then follow these steps to turn on iCloud Music Library.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings > Music, and tap iCloud Music Library to turn it on.
  2. If you already have music on your device, you're asked if you want to keep the music that's on your device.
    If you choose Keep Music*, the music from your device adds to your iCloud Music Library.
    If you choose Delete & Replace, the music on your device is replaced with the content from your iCloud Music Library. 

On your Mac or PC

  1. Mac: From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen, choose iTunes > Preferences.

    Windows: From the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, choose Edit > Preferences.
  2. On the General tab, select iCloud Music Library to turn it on.
  3. Click OK.

If you don't see your content on all of your devices

On the computer that contains your original music library, make sure that you're signed in to iTunes with the Apple ID that you use with Apple Music and have iCloud Music Library turned on. Then, from the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or the top of the iTunes window, choose File > Library > Update iCloud Music Library.

Make sure that that you have the latest version of iOS, macOS, and iTunes on your devices in order to sign in with the Apple ID that you use with Apple Music.

Learn more

If you don't subscribe to Apple Music, learn the best way to get your music on all of your devices. You can also redownload your iTunes Store past purchases on any of your devices.

 

* When you choose Merge, songs on your device that are in the Apple Music catalog become instantly available to access on your other devices. On iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, songs that we can't match are shown on your other devices. But you won't be able to play them on your other devices until you upload them from your Mac or PC with iTunes.

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