Music Disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 Update? Get Them Back Here

After updating to iOS 12/12.1, many iOS users have found their music disappeared. How to fix this music disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 update issue? In the following section, we will offer a guide on how to fix this problem.

By Tom Boyer | Posted on: Jul. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 01, 2018
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Following the iOS 12/12.1 are some brilliant and wonderful new features. The speed you operate everything on your iOS device is much faster than ever, like launching a camera or typing with the keyboard. You can FaceTime with up to 30 people at once. You can share your best photos in a new way. And all the other new features make iOS 12/12.1 more fascinating.

But each update will bring some unpredictable bugs. Some iPhone users found that their music disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 update. How to fix this problem? In the following guide, we will share with you 6 ways to help you work out this problem.

[6 Ways] How to Fix Music Disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 Update

Method 1. Make Sure Show Apple Music is Turned on

Go to Settings > Choose Music > Make sure Show Apple Music is turned on, if it is, then, toggle it off and turn it on again.

Method 2. Reset your iPhone

Press the Power Button and Home Button at the same time until you see the Apple logo. And wait for your iPhone to restart. Remember not to hold both the Power Button and Home Button and release them immediately, or you just create a screen shot.

Method 3. Delete the junk files

The junk files may take up your storage space and may lead to your music loss. So please make sure to clean up the junk files in your iPhone to free up your iPhone storage space and see if your music comes back.

Method 4. Turn on Cloud Music Library

If you turn off Cloud Music Library, the iTunes music will be hidden and disappear from your iPhone. And sometimes, updating may cause the Cloud Music Library to be turned off automatically. So please make sure you are signed in to your iPhone with your Apple ID and turn on Cloud Music Library.

Go to Settings > Choose Music and turn on Cloud Music Library.

Method 5. Recover Purchased Music from iTunes

As long as you purchased a piece of music, you could re-download it through iTunes Store if it disappeared.

Launch iTunes and log in with your Apple ID > Click Account from the top menu and choose Purchased > Click Not in My Library and choose your wanted music > Tap on the download icon at the top right corner of the song to re-download it.

Method 6. Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool

The five methods above are some basic tricks to fix music disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 update issue. But what if all these 5 methods didn’t work out? How to recover the disappearing music from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 update?

Don’ worry. Here, we will recommend you the best iPhone music recovery tool: PhoneRescue for iOS. With the help of it , you can easily get your disappearing music back. Following are some extraordinary features:

Just free download it on your computer and follow the steps to recover disappearing music from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 update.

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Step 1Install and run PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer > Plug your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable > Check “Recover from iOS Device” and click the arrow on the right to proceed.

Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool – Step 1

Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool – Step 1

Step 2Choose “Music” > Click “OK” button to continue.

Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool – Step 2

Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool – Step 2

Step 3Preview and select the music you want to recover >Click ”To Computer” icon to recover the disappearing music to your computer.

Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool – Step 3

Recover Disappearing Music from iPhone Music Recovery Tool – Step 3

The Bottom Line

As it mentioned above, we have already offered you 6 ways to fix music disappeared from iPhone after iOS 12/12.1 update issue. You can choose any one of them depending on your preference. Also, you can use PhoneRescue for iOS to recover any other lost data from your iPhone.

Tom Boyer

A writer for iMobie, has been covering iOS, Mac and Android related How-to Articles / Apps Reviews for 3+ years. Like sharing something about data recovering knowledge and apps.