Apple Music pretty deplorable in IOS13 (iPhone X)

Ralfi

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Anyone else noticing frequent hangs in Apple Music on the X or other iPhone devices? (iPad is much more stable).

I’ve never had this many hangs on any Apple App since the 3GS...
 

swandy

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Not unless the iPhone is switching between a know Wifi network and Cellular - then there is an occasional hiccup. Otherwise it works fine on iPhone 11. (Had no issues previously on iPhone X and XS but those were obviously earlier versions of Apple Music and iOS.
 

kamikazeeMC

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Was having so many crashes with mine (iPhone X), was about to rage quit and buy an Android phone. I ended up DFU restoring my phone which helped a lot (also helped with my phone getting crazy hot sometimes, like the CPU/GPU was at 100%), but it still has the occasional crash.
 

Ralfi

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Was having so many crashes with mine (iPhone X), was about to rage quit and buy an Android phone. I ended up DFU restoring my phone which helped a lot (also helped with my phone getting crazy hot sometimes, like the CPU/GPU was at 100%), but it still has the occasional crash.
Strangely, it never crashed for me. It just froze, & even after force quitting, it remained in that frozen state upon re-opening...

Thanks for the replies.
 

kamikazeeMC

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Strangely, it never crashed for me. It just froze, & even after force quitting, it remained in that frozen state upon re-opening...
When opening Apple Music I could maybe get to another tab before it would just hang for a few seconds before returning to the home screen. Sometimes it would get really bad, even after closing the app or restarting the phone it would hang every time I try to open it. I deleted the app and reinstalled, which I thought fixed the issue, but after a while the same thing kept happening (also tried factory resetting), after I decided to put the phone into DFU mode and restore.

Now I just get an occasional hang when returning to the app. I can be listening to music fine, but when I try to skip track nothing happens, just keeps playing. From there when I switch to the app it will hang and crash.
 

Ralfi

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When opening Apple Music I could maybe get to another tab before it would just hang for a few seconds before returning to the home screen. Sometimes it would get really bad, even after closing the app or restarting the phone it would hang every time I try to open it. I deleted the app and reinstalled, which I thought fixed the issue, but after a while the same thing kept happening (also tried factory resetting), after I decided to put the phone into DFU mode and restore.

Now I just get an occasional hang when returning to the app. I can be listening to music fine, but when I try to skip track nothing happens, just keeps playing. From there when I switch to the app it will hang and crash.
When did you notice it first happening? IOS13?
 

Ralfi

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It's still very flaky. Apple Music froze mid-song for the first time. I let it sit there, thinking the song was buffering, but 5 minutes later, I opened the App & it crashed.

What is going on with this App...
 

Ralfi

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I gave up cancelled my sub. In doing that, it will probably be fixed next update.. But now I can use the Spotify client on my desktop.
Never thought I’d say that I could understand someone cancelling Apple Music due to poor App performance, but it’s so bad, I get it.

Apple Music even crashes in CarPlay. Did it twice in 30 minutes the other day.
 
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