Apple Music Bug Related to 'Add Playlist Songs' Setting is Now Fixed

Last month, many Apple Music subscribers reported that the "Add Playlist Songs" setting was broken on the iPhone, iPad, and sometimes the Mac. After a user toggled off the setting, the bug could cause it to turn back on, resulting in any songs that a user added to a playlist being added to their music library in an unwanted manner.

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Fortunately, it appears that Apple quickly addressed the bug with a server-side fix, and users are no longer impacted by this issue. Given it was a server-side fix, users do not need to update their devices to a newer software version for it to apply.

Apple never publicly acknowledged the bug, so the underlying cause is unclear.

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Top Rated Comments

Motawa Avatar
23 weeks ago
Okay and when will the iCloud library synch work again?
Not everyone has it but the Apple Music subreddit is full with this
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HeavenDynamic Avatar
23 weeks ago
There's a bigger problem with Apple Music going on right now. Hundreds of users are now completely unable to access their music library across all devices and all versions of the OS. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/255233822?sortBy=best
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HeavenDynamic Avatar
23 weeks ago

Okay and when will the iCloud library synch work again?
Not everyone has it but the Apple Music subreddit is full with this
It's so annoying. Apple Music has been basically unusable for 2 weeks for me
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
carrot_bg Avatar
23 weeks ago
Apple Cloud Music library is not working more than a month, more and more users are reporting every day to support, many lost their entire music library, Apple Music becomes useless, but Apple simply doesn’t care.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RezSeeker Avatar
23 weeks ago
Not a server side issue for me it seems. I have my music locally on my computer and right clicking on a song to add it to a playlist only offers one playlist. My other 20 playlists don't show in this context menu. I can only update playlists by manually dragging songs.
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