How to Choose More Music You Like in Apple Music on iPhone

When you first sign up for Apple Music, it tries to get an understanding of what music you’re interested in. But if you want to tweak those selections and expand what music Apple Music selects for you, you can go back and choose more music that you like. Of course, there are other factors as to why Apple Music has selected the song for you that it has, but playing around with this setting in Apple Music will let the service know where your music-listening priorities stand. Here’s how to choose more music you like in Apple Music on iPhone.

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How to Choose More Music You Like in Apple Music on iPhone

  • Open the Music app.

  • Select the For You tab at the bottom.

  • At the top, tap on the icon that is a person in a circle.

  • Tap Choose Artists For You.

  • Follow the on-screen prompts. First, you’ll tell the service what genres you’re into. Tap on a bubble once to like it, tap twice to love it, and tap and hold to make it disappear. Then tap Next when you’re done.

  • Then it’ll ask about your favorite artists. I find the selection to be very minimal but now you can tap Add an Artist to show Apple Music some of your absolute favorites.

  • Tap Done.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.