Do you keep your music on your iPhone?

Do you keep your music on your iPhone?


  • Total voters
    86

Anthony T

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jul 10, 2008
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Just curious if everyone here has their music on their iPhone, or if they use a separate iPod/MP3 player for their music.

If you don't keep all of your music/videos on your iPhone, why don't you?
 

MultiFinder17

macrumors 68020
Jan 8, 2008
2,195
942
Tampa, Florida
I keep all of my music, videos, podcasts, etc on my iPhone (16gig) for keeping with me wherever I go, and I also keep it all on my 30gig iPod in the car. I don't like using the touchscreen while driving; I much prefer the click wheel.
 

Randman

macrumors 65816
Jul 28, 2008
1,329
9
Jacksonville, Fla
My iTunes library is about 51 GB atm so no. Then again, I've never had an isse with selectively choosing what I carry with me, be it iPods or iPhone. Music-wise, I have about 4 GB on my 32 3GS and it meets my needs.
 

FSMBP

macrumors 68030
Jan 22, 2009
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1,418
I put "Yes, all of it" even though I only have 70% of my music on it. I don't keep 100% of music anywhere (I have CDs I haven't ripped onto iTunes, and I have MP3s on my computer not on my iPod).

I kind of see it as a waste to have an iPhone and have no music/media on it (after all, one of its top features are the iPod aspect).

But I can see people not wanting to waste battery life on media. Either way, you should at least put music on it and use the 16GB you paid for or whatever and maybe in that one random time you need a tune, there ya go.
 

SpaceKitty

macrumors 68040
Nov 9, 2008
3,204
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Fort Collins Colorado
I have about 1600 songs and 100 music videos. I have 12000 songs on my iPod Classic that stays in my car and it plays and plugs into my car stereo.

If I could have all my music on my phone I would.
 

tremlock

macrumors 6502a
Jun 16, 2008
633
253
The Land of Cleves
i keep rotating play lists. currently have 71gb of music so until the 128gb iphones come out this is the only option. I use simplify media often in the case of wanting to hear something not on my phone
 

alphaod

macrumors Core
Feb 9, 2008
22,173
1,216
NYC
I have over half a terabyte of music; it won't fit in my iPhone. I don't even know half the songs in my library anyways. Buy a CD for like 3 songs and get 10 I never listen to.
 

Acronym

macrumors 68000
Apr 26, 2008
1,521
3
all the music that i desire to listen to i will put on my iphone all the music i have lost interest in or that is not mine just stays on the (microsoft) computer
 

the-sandman

macrumors regular
Apr 17, 2009
147
0
Leicester, UK
I've got 51Gb of music now, so having it all on there is out of the question, but i would if i could!

I just make a smart playlist to include my my most played songs limiting the size to 20Gb

Now where is this 120Gb iPhone? :p
 

YoungLew

macrumors regular
Jun 8, 2009
130
0
i keep a few select tracks, just had a look and there's 87 songs on there at the moment...

More than i thought, especially since i never listen to the music
 

Interpolation

macrumors regular
Jan 11, 2008
124
0
I have playlist for favourite songs, and then a few with are favourite albums, and new albums.

Cannot put my whole collection on the phone as its 160Gb. :)
 

fishmoose

macrumors 68000
Jul 1, 2008
1,726
109
Sweden
I carry the essentials from my library, the iPhone has become my number one iPod. Hardly use my iPod Video 30 gig anymore. I really hope there's a 64 gig version of the next iPhone!
 

OllyW

Moderator
Staff member
Oct 11, 2005
17,086
6,453
The Black Country, England
I've got a small selection (2500 tracks) on my iPhone, though I rarely use it as a music player.

My main music device is a 160GB classic and I've also got an old 60GB iPod photo in the car.
 

greygray

macrumors 68000
Oct 22, 2009
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I have 20GB of music on my 32GB 3GS. Other than that, I listen to music using my 160GB Classic. I pretty much prefer carrying 2 devices.
 

instaxgirl

macrumors 65816
Mar 11, 2009
1,438
1
Edinburgh, UK
I keep about 5GB of music on my iPhone, but only as a back up for if my video iPod dies when I'm out.

I tend not to listen to the iPhone otherwise. I'm not one of those people who can only have a little music with me, I always end up wanting to listen to something random that hasn't been synced. I need a full size dedicated iPod :eek:
 

CandyCane23049

macrumors regular
Oct 28, 2009
175
0
Wow, compared to you'll my itunes library is small. Well I only have some music on my iphone 59 songs, the rest I'm going to put on my nano when I get it in the next couple weeks.
 

ViViDboarder

macrumors 68040
Jun 25, 2008
3,446
0
USA
Haha well... I have around 60gb of music on my Mac in iTunes and several gigs of videos. (More on another computer)

Definitely not going to fit on my phone. Also, I don't need it all on my phone. I use most of the space for apps. I treat my phone like an iPod Shuffle or Nano.

I sync only a few playlists:
iPhone (One with songs I want to make sure always sync)
Top 25 Played (Smart Playlist)
Top Rated (Smart Playlist)
Songs with < 2 Playcount (Smart Playlist)
25 Random (Smart Playlist)
 
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