Aaaaarghhh! iOS 8 updates keep deleting my music!!

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by Nubben, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. Nubben macrumors regular

    Nubben

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    Mar 17, 2005
    #1
    This has gotten so friggin' annoying that I have to write about it.

    Why oh why does every single iOS 8 update delete all of my music stored on my iPhone 6???!!!! Only iTunes purchases are showing after an install/reboot. Go figure - not plugging iTunes are we??!!

    Anyone else has this ridicilous problem?

    Many thanks all.
     
  2. Nermal Moderator

    Nermal

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    Dec 7, 2002
    Location:
    New Zealand
    #2
    I had this with the move from 8.0.2 to 8.1, but thankfully not with 8.1 to 8.1.2.

    Even worse is that it - at least in my case - didn't delete the music but just "unlinked" it, resulting in 24 GB of wasted space until I did a Reset All Content and Settings.
     
  3. Agent-J macrumors regular

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    Sep 20, 2014
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    Just discovered 8.1.1 did the usual munging of my playlists (merging them, deleting random tracks, etc.) And since iTunes' handljng of playlists sucks, I have to wipe all the music off my phone and reinstall it all. For goodness' sake. This has been going on since at least iOS 6, hasn't it?
     

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