How to Find & Follow Friends on Apple Music with iOS 11 on iPhone

Do you feel like you're in a musical rut and wishing for a way to discover new songs, artists, and playlists? With iOS 11, Apple Music is finally getting social, and it's the perfect way to find new music and broaden your auditory horizons. It works like this, if you have friends who also use Apple Music, you can now follow each other. Once you find and connect with friends on Apple Music you can explore what they're listening to and make your playlists public on your profile so they can do the same. Let the cross-pollination begin! Apple Music will use also your iPhone’s contacts to find other friends who are using Apple Music and recommend that you follow them. You can connect your Apple Music profile to Facebook and Instagram as well, so that it can offer more recommendations from your social media friends. Let's get started using Apple Music to find new friends, new music, new music friends, you get the idea. Here’s how to find and follow friends on Apple Music with iOS 11 on iPhone.

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How to Find and Follow Friends on Apple Music with iOS 11 on iPhone

  • Open the Music app.

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  • Tap the For You tab at the bottom of the screen.

  • Now you can Find More Friends. First, select your own profile by tapping on your image.

  • Scroll down until you see your Followers and who you are Following. If there are some people who are Followers that you aren’t also Following, that’s one way to discover new people. Simply tap on the person you want to follow and select Follow.

  • Or, scroll all the way down to the bottom of your profile and tap Find More Friends.

  • Here, you can tap Find More Friends to connect your Facebook and Instagram to Apple Music. You can also invite contacts to join Apple Music.

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Enjoy Your NewApple Music Discoveries!

I hope this worked well for you, and that you're making new musical discoveries that will bring variety and fun to your Apple Music experience. For more ways to enjoy Apple Music, learn how to download all of your Apple Music to your iPhone, and how to use your favorite song from Apple Music as an alarm. Have fun, everyone!

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.