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 rules you specify (Smart playlist)
A playlist you create of any songs you choose
The song is available to be downloaded to your computer
The song isn’t eligible to 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 the song, album, or artist is one of your favorites; after you click it, the button turns red
The song, album, or artist is marked as a favorite
The song, album, or artist is disliked
An item contains explicit content (such as lyrics)
The speaker is available via AirPlay
AirPods are available
HomePod is available via AirPlay
A stereo pair of HomePods is available via AirPlay
A group with a HomePod and a speaker is available via AirPlay
You need to enter a password to connect to the AirPlay-enabled speaker
The selected AirPlay device has an error
You’ve selected an AirPlay-enabled device but haven’t entered its password