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Apple Music Quality Settings: Make Apple Music Sound Better on iPhone

By Tony Moton

December 29, 2018

For music enthusiasts, you may pay great attention on the music quality when you choose a music streaming service for listening to music. Among the most popular music streaming music services, Apple Music provides high-quality music which is streamed at 256Kbps in AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) format. But why some Apple Music subscribers find Apple Music sound bad? Well, maybe your problem lies in the quality settings. To make Apple Music songs sound better on iPhone, you can adjust quality settings. Therefore today, I'd like to show you detailed guides for how to enable high quality steaming or EQ settings in Apple Music.

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Part 1. How to Make Apple Music Sound Better on iPhone

It's so easy to adjust Apple Music quality settings to get better music quality. Here are the most efficient solutions.

Method 1. Enable High Quality Streaming in Apple Music

First of all, let's try to enable high quality streaming in Apple Music to make Apple Music song sounds better on iPhone. Just take steps below.

Step 1: Find "Settings" option on your iPhone and then click on it.

Step 2: On the "Settings" screen, go to "Music" > "Cellular Data" options.

Step 3: Scroll down to find "High Quality Streaming" option, then move the switch to "ON" position. If you find the switch turn green from gray, that means you successfully enable high quality streaming in Apple Music.

Enable High Quality Streaming

Actually, "High Quality Streaming" option won't be enabled by default. Once you enable it, you can play Apple Music songs at the highest quality possible-256 Kbps AAC. If you are still not satisfied with the Apple Music quality after enabling high quality streaming in Apple Music, then try another solution as below.

Method 2. Enable Apple Music EQ Settings

If you have very high requirement on music quality, then you can both enable high quality streaming and Apple Music EQ settings. Some of you may not know about EQ settings as Apple Inc. has hidden the equalizer tool. Want to play high-quality Apple Music songs? Well, follow the step-by-step instruction.

Step 1: First click on "Settings" option on your iPhone.

Step 2: Then scroll down to find "Music" option and select it.

Step 3: Next click on "Playback" button and then go to "EQ" on the "Playback" interface.

Step 4: After that, you will find a range of EQ selections including loudness, piano, small speakers and so on. You can adjust one of the Apple Music quality settings as you like to let Apple Music sound much better.

As Apple Music's default setting is to stream Apple Music at a relatively low quality bitrate when you are playing Apple Music songs via mobile network connection. Therefore if you want to play Apple Music songs at the highest quality, you can try to the above solutions.

Part 2. Apple Music Troubleshooting

In fact, Apple Music subscribers not just complain about Apple Music quality, so now let's discuss how to solve some common problems of Apple Music.

#1. Apple Music Playlist Not Syncing Issue

Solution 1: Update iTunes or Apple Music app, consolidate iTunes library, check for security software and connectivity.

Solution 2: Unlock Apple Music songs DRM and convert the songs to MP3 by TuneFab Apple Music Converter.

#2. Apple Music is Streaming Slow

Solution 1: Directly download Apple Music for offline playback.

Solution 2: Save DRM-free Apple Music songs by TuneFab Apple Music Converter.

#3. Apple Music Not Working on iPhone/iPad

Solution: Relaunch the Music app, reset network, update the iTunes to latest version, disable Music's cellular or mobile data and backup your device using iTunes.

#4. Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify

Solution 1: On Spotify, go to "Edit" > "Preferences" > "Settings" > "Add a source" and click on "OK" button.

Solution 2: On iTunes, go to "Edit" > "Preferences" > "Advanced" and then check "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications".

Solution 3: Convert iTunes playlists to MP3 by TuneFab Apple Music Converter and then transfer them to Spotify.

#5. Apple Music Family Sharing Not Working

Solution 1: You may need to change the country/region of Apple ID as your account of one of family members may be not available on your country or region.

Solution 2: Remove all members on the Family Sharing settings and then re-add them one by one.

Solution 3: Download Apple Music to MP3 by TuneFab Apple Music Converter and then share them to your family.

As you may find, TuneFab Apple Music Converter can solve almost all the above problems, so you may want to know more about this reliable software. TuneFab Apple Music Converter is used for removing DRM restriction and converting the songs to various common formats. Therefore, with this powerful software, you can listen to the songs from Apple Music on multiple devices for offline listening. To know more about it, you can click on the download button below to download and install it on your computers.

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Wrap Up

If you are not satisfied with the audio quality of Apple Music, then you can enable Apple Music Sound Better on iPhone or enable Apple Music EQ settings. To solve additional problems about Apple Music playback, you can try to use TuneFab Apple Music Converter to convert Apple Music songs to MP3.

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