How to Fix iCloud Music Library not Showing Up

With iCloud Music Library fails to work, your Apple music or iTunes match music becomes inaccessible on your device. So, here, we have given some solutions to iCloud Music Library not working issue.

By Abby Walsh | Posted: May. 28, 2018, Last Updated: May. 28, 2018
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iCloud Music Library is an amazing feature in Apple devices that lets users sync their music to all of their devices. It is a feature available in both iTunes Match and Apple Music, which are both Apple’s music subscription services. With iCloud Music Library, you can store your device music to iCloud and it will be available to all of your devices that have the same Apple ID and iCloud Music Library feature turned on. The iCloud Music Library can store up to 100,000 music files and what’s more, they don’t take up your iCloud space.

iCloud Music Library is a very convenient way to keep all your music with you at all times. But it doesn’t completely error free. There have been regular reports from iPhone and iPad users about iCloud Music Library not working and users being unable to sync their music across their devices. So, here in this article, we will tell you how to fix iCloud Music library not working issue in simple and easy ways.

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working

It is very troubling when your iCloud Music library not syncing on your iPhone or iPad or iTunes on your Mac. There wouldn’t be any purpose to having an iTunes Match or Apple Music subscription if your iCloud Music Library not showing up. So, below we have given some of the effective solutions to fix the iCloud Music Library not working issue.

Tip 1: Turn On/Off iCloud Music Library.

If your iCloud Music Library not showing up on your devices, then you should turn off your iCloud Music Library and then again turn it on. To do this, go to the Settings > Music and then tap on iCloud Music Library switch to turn it off. Wait for some time and then again turn the iCloud Music Library and then go to Music app.

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working - Turn On/Off iCloud Music Library

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working – Turn On/Off iCloud Music Library

In iTunes, go to iTunes menu > Preferences > General and then uncheck the iCloud Music Library check box. Then after some time, enable the iCloud music Library by following the same steps.  Your iCloud Music Library music should turn up on your device.

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working - Turn On/Off iCloud Music Library


How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working – Turn On/Off iCloud Music Library

Tip 2: Update iCloud Music Library manually from iTunes.

iCloud Music Library automatically uploads your music from iTunes Match or Apple Music to iCloud. But sometimes due to some error, it may not be able to update itself. Then you can manually update the iCloud Music Library to fix the iCloud Music Library not showing up in your iTunes. To manually update the ICloud music library from iTunes, go to File > Library > and then click on Update iCloud Music Library. Any tracks that are not uploaded or synced will be matched to the iTunes Match or Apple Music catalog.

 How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working - Update iCloud Music Library

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working – Update iCloud Music Library

Tip 3: Sign in and sign out of iTunes.

If even after trying everything to solve the iCloud Music Library not working issue, you can try to sign out and again sign in of your iTunes. Open iTunes on your computer and go to Accounts/Store menu. Click on Sign out to sign out from your iTunes. Then follow the same steps to sign in again. Then enable the iCloud Music Library by following the steps mentioned above.

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working - Sign in/out of iTunes

How to Fix iCloud Music Library Not Working – Sign in/out of iTunes

Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes

Get tired of tedious iTunes to sync music and want to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone without using iTunes? For this purpose, AnyTrans for iOS is recommended for you to sync music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes. It’s capable of transferring data from iOS device to device, from computer to device and from device to computer without any trouble. Let’s check some the detailed steps below:

Firstly free download AnyTrans for iOS to your Windows or Mac computer and then follow the steps below to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes.

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Step 1. Launch AnyTrans for iOS on computer and plug in your two iPhones. Once your iPhones are recognized, select your old iPhone, scroll down to the category page.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes – Step 1

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes – Step 1

Step 2. Click on Audio > Music.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

Step 3. Select the songs you want to transfer and click the To Device button to transfer music from one iPhone to another.

 How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

 

The Bottom Line

iCloud Music Library is a great way to sync your iTunes Match or Apple Music to all your devices. But, if you encounter iCloud Music Library not working or not showing up the issue, then you won’t be able to access the music on your synced devices. And AnyTrans for iOS is definitely a great helper to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes. Just get it to your computer and start a free trial >

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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