Apple Music Stops Replacing Other Apps in the Dock in iOS 15.6 Beta 2

A bug that caused the Apple Music app to install itself directly into the dock when downloaded from the App Store has been fixed in the latest iOS developer beta.

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Appearing early last month and later acknowledge by Apple, the unintended bug would make the Apple Music app drop straight into the Dock without user permission, sometimes even replacing other first and third-party apps located there.

iOS devices running iOS 15.4.1 are affected, and we were also able to get ‌Apple Music‌ to install itself over another app in the iOS 15.5 beta.


However, as spotted by Aaron Zollo, Apple appears to have fixed the bug in iOS 15.6 Beta 2, suggesting the issue will be resolved for all users when iOS 15.6 is officially released.

Top Rated Comments

StudioMacs Avatar
24 months ago

but but what will Tim Sweeny complain about now?

He actually thought it was not a bug and Apple did it on purpose.

Remember Tim support Facebooks AR/VR store and headset
People who don’t understand how things work (such as the iPhone loading default stock apps in default stock locations) are usually the first to invent conspiracies about how thing work (such as Apple maliciously replacing third party music apps with Apple Music).
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cicalinarrot Avatar
24 months ago
It also replaces your music library with the U2 discography.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rodpascoe Avatar
24 months ago

BTW, anyone that does believe that this was a bug, PM me. I've got a bridge in central London that is a really good deal.
Of course it was a bug. You think they wanted this behaviour? Didn’t think people would mind? ?

The code I imagine was designed to run on new phones being setup for the first time when icons are originally placed in their default positions and the bug caused that code to run when it wasn’t wanted.

What on earth would Apple gain by doing it deliberately?

People search for conspiracy theories everywhere.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
exoticSpice Avatar
24 months ago
but but what will Tim Sweeny complain about now?

He actually thought it was not a bug and Apple did it on purpose.

Remember Tim support Facebooks AR/VR store and headset
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nt5672 Avatar
24 months ago
BTW, anyone that does believe that this was a bug, PM me. I've got a bridge in central London that is a really good deal.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Hergesheimer Avatar
24 months ago
Let‘s get rid of the dock altogether or at least give us the possibility in the settings do so.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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