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

With iOS 11, Apple Music is finally getting social. If you have friends who also use Apple Music, you can now follow each other. You can also see what your friends are listening to and make your playlists public on your profile. Apple Music will use your iPhone’s contacts to find other friends who are using Apple Music and recommend that you follow them. You can also connect your Apple Music profile to Facebook so that it can give you more recommendations. Here’s how to follow friends on Apple Music with iOS 11 on iPhone.

Related: 18 Tips for Getting the Most out of Apple Music Features & Settings

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

  • Open the Music app.

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

  • Scroll down. You’ll likely see a bar that says Recommended Friends. If you see someone you’d like to follow, tap Follow.

  • However, you can also Find More Friends. First, scroll back up to the top and 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 to Apple Music. You can also invite contacts to join Apple Music.

  • It’s good to note that these screenshots are from the later versions of iOS 11 beta, so it’s possible this screen (below) will show you more people you can follow in the future.

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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 watching anime. Her personal blog can be found at connerleecarey.com; you can also follow her on twitter @connerleecarey.